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Marine science: links to working groups

Information on some of the inter-governmental Scotland has representation on.

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Marine science: links to working groups
Marine Science Coordination Committee

The Marine Science Coordination Committee (MSCC) is a partnership of government departments, devolved administrations of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, environment agencies and research bodies involved in funding and marine science in the UK. It is coordinated by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

The aim of the Committee is to drive forward the delivery of the UK Marine Science Strategy and produce the most effective body of evidence to support science and policy decisions through improved co-ordination and use of resources, knowledge exchange and communication.

The committee reports to the Ministerial Marine Science Group and has four delivery areas each with a working group:

  • Science alignment
  • Data monitoring and assessment
  • Economic growth
  • Communication

Members

Current members are senior representatives of government departments which fund marine science, devolved administrations and bodies which provide marine science:

More information

The MSCC is coordinated by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and more information is available through the MSCC website.


Contact

Post:
Marine Scotland
Mailpoint 11
1B South
Victoria Quay
EDINBURGH
EH6 6QQ

Telephone:
0300 244 4000

Email:
marinescotland@gov.scot