OUR STRUCTURE AND MEETINGS
The Committee is currently chaired (2021-) by Toni Moate, Director of CSIRO National Facilities and Collections.
The immediate past chair (2018-2020) was Tony Worby, Director of CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere.
The National Marine Science Committee meet quarterly. The following reports outline the activities and discussions from the Committee.
COMMUNITY UPDATES & NEWS
Updates and news items are provided to the National Marine Science Community on the implementation of the Plan and other matters of interest.
National Marine Science News & Updates Journal publishes commentary by the National Marine Science Committee 20 June 2016 The Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs has published an article submitted by the NMSC, ‘The National Marine Science Plan: informing Australia’s future ocean policy’ The article, in the June 2016 edition, outlines the background to…
The blue economy has been a headline issue at two recent international ocean science and technology conferences, clearly demonstrating that it is a global agenda. The 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting was held in New Orleans during February, with over 4,000 ocean scientists in attendance. Dr Rick Spinrad, Chief Scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…