Seascape Consultants offer a range of services to the offshore and marine sector focusing on sustainable solutions for environmental management and development. Established in 2010, we specialise in the provision of high-level advice to the marine sector, including regulatory bodies, policymakers, industry and NGOs. Our expertise includes coordination of marine scientific research, translation of scientific results to policy, strategic environmental management planning, stakeholder consultation and engagement, ocean governance issues and the management of marine data and information. We also specialise in offshore survey including geohazard assessment, biodiversity assessment and habitat mapping. We work alongside leading scientists around the world, and are partners in a number of major European research programmes addressing marine issues. Find out more about our full range of activities on our portfolio page.
Now recruiting: Seascape is seeking to recruit an ethusiastic and motivated data expert to join our EMODnet Secretariat team in Oostende and contribute to our research and analysis on the quality, availability and interoperability of marine data in Europe. For more information, please download the full job specification here. Closing date for applications is 30 December 2016.
GOBI secures funding a a new 5-year programme of work: The GOBI partnership has been awarded a grant of €5.2m from the German International Climate Initiative to continue its work in supporting the conservation of life in the deep seas and open oceans. The funding will enable the continuation of the GOBI Secretariat, provided by Seascape Consultants, and will also support a suite of scientific studies to be carried out by GOBI partners. Read more
Seascape Consultants appointed to undertake first periodic review of the International Seabed Authority: On 29 January 2016, it was announced that Seascape Consultants have been commissioned to assist the ISA in its first periodic review of the manner in which the international regime for the Area has operated in practice, in line with Article 154 of UNCLOS. Read more
MSP Assistance Mechanism project awarded : A new project, funded by the EC’s DG Fisheries & Maritime Affairs and lead by consultancy firm S.Pro, is now underway to assist Member States with advice on technical issues related to the implementation of the MSP Directive. Seascape will provide expertise for a technical study on data needs and knowledge gaps for MSP, and will also provide regional support for MSP in the North Sea basin.
EMODnet conference takes Ostend by storm: The first EMODnet Open Conference, organised by the EMODnet Secretariat with support from VLIZ and DG MARE, took place in Ostend on 20 October 2015. The event provided a unique forum for the marine observation and data community to meet and discuss the many challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the effective management of marine data. Read more