Scottish Association for Marine Science

Research program

For a joint project with the Consortium for Oceanographic Research & Education for the European component of a ten-year international research program to assess and explain the diversity, distribution and abundance of marine organisms in the world’s oceans.

The overall Census is enhancing understanding of how oceans became what they are today, using numerical models to forecast how human activities and natural events may alter ocean life in the future.

The Scottish Association for Marine Science serves as the secretariat for the program in Europe.