Marine Scientist

squareFrom November 2012 to August 2014, I was the Editor of the quarterly magazine Marine Scientist, published by the Insititute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST), which has now be absorbed into The Marine Professional, for which I also write.

Here are some articles that I wrote/edited/published:

MarSci_No.42_Feb2013_COVERPOSEIDON: An innovative school oceanography project – A project at a Grammar School in the UK shows how to encourage school-aged pupils to become more engaged in oceanography. Marine Scientist Feb 2014 pp28–32 (PDF)

Seascape ecology: A new science for the spatial information age – Visually captivating seascape patterns from the coastal zone to the open ocean are now being revealed in ever more detail by the latest generation of remote sensing devices. Marine Scientist Aug 2013 pp20–23 (PDF)

Marine Science Journals, Open Access and social networking – Publishing scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals is the life-blood of scientists. New initiatives for facilitating scientific publishing are appearing all the time. Marine Scientist commissioned science journalist Eric Marx to look at this rich and fast-moving area. Marine Scientist  Feb 2013 pp28–32 (PDF)

Threatened closure of Millport Marine Biological Station – An example of interviewing key personnel on the closure of an important scientific centre. Marine Scientist  Feb 2013 pp12–13 (PDF)