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Marine Scotland Science: directory

Published: 23 Nov 2019
Last updated: 12 May 2021 - see all updates

Details of specialists working for Marine Scotland Science.

Marine Scotland Science: directory
Hannah Anderson

Hannah Anderson

Environment Monitoring And Assessment Programme
Marine Environment Assessment Group
Senior Environmental Toxicologist

E-mail: Hannah.Anderson@gov.scot

Marine Scotland Science, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen, AB11 9DB, UK

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Details of specialism

I am the Biological effects lead in the Marine Environment Assessment (MEA) Group. My main focus is on the marine assessment of biological effects of contaminants and I contribute to regional assessments at Scottish, UK (Marine Strategy Framework Directive descriptor 8) and OSPAR level. I am interested in analytical methodologies for the determination of biomarkers with an emphasis in Quality Assurance. I also lead on the sampling and fieldwork within the MEA group including ship surveys and shoreline sampling. 

Main policy links

  • clean and safe seas monitoring

External committees and responsibilities

  • chair of UKMMAS BECME group (UK Marine Monitoring and Assessment Strategy Biological Effects of Contaminants in the Marine Environment)
  • member of Clean and Safe Seas Evidence Gathering Group (CSSEG)
  • member of the ICES Working Group on Biological Effects of Contaminants 
  • member of the Scottish Clean and Safe Seas Coordination Group 
  • guest lecturer at Robert Gordon University
  • member of the SOTEAG (Shetland Oil Terminal Environmental Advisory Group) Monitoring Committee
  • member of the MSS Athena SWAN team and lead of the Student Data subgroup

Details of linked research pages

Hannah Anderson’s ResearchGate profile


Contact

Post:

Marine Scotland Science
Scottish Government
Marine Laboratory
PO Box 101
375 Victoria Road
Aberdeen
AB11 9DB

Telephone:

+44 (0)131 244 2500

Email:

marinescotland@gov.scot
 

First published: 23 Nov 2019 Last updated: 12 May 2021 -