Marine science creates the data, knowledge, technology and innovation that drive the blue economy's development and growth. These blue-economy essentials help governments, industries and communities make informed decisions, plan, invest, build resilience, mitigate risk and be future ready.
The NMSC has created a decadal science plan that will guide the development of essential data, knowledge, tools and initiatives. These will help realise the blue economy's potential of $100 billion per annum by 2025.
The plan harnesses the multidisciplinary expertise of our community. It includes the National Marine Science Plan 2015-2025 and its review and update, the National Marine Science Plan 2015-2025: The Midway Point.
To learn more, listen to our recent spotlight on the value of marine science to the Australian economy.
NMSC Chair and Deputy
Chair: Dr Patrick Hone, Managing Director, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation
Deputy Chair: Kim Picard, Chair of the AusSeabed Steering Committee, Geoscience Australia
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