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: Dr Lyndon Llewellyn, Research Manager of the Australian Institute of Marine Science
Stay in the loop
Documents and images
All documents on this site remain the property of the relevant authors. These documents should be cited if used in research or for other purposes.
All images on this website have been contributed by NMSC Members, or are fully licensed through Adobe Stock and Shutterstock.