Management

DOSI Leadership

Lisa Levin (Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)

Elva Escobar (Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)

Maria Baker (University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, UK)

Kristina Gjerde (International Union for Conservation of Nature, USA)

 

DOSI Advisory Board

Jeff Ardron (Commonwealth Secretariat, UK)

Tony Koslow (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)

Kathryn Mengerink (Environmental Law Institute, USA)

Lenaick Menot (IFREMER, France)

Christian Neumann (GRID-Arendal, Norway)

Linwood Pendleton (Duke University, USA)

Eva Ramirez-Llodra (Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Norway)

Ashley Rowden (NIWA, NZ)

Craig Smith (University of Hawaii, USA)

Tracey Sutton (Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center, USA)

Andrew Sweetman (International Research Institution of Stavanger, Norway)

Verena Tunnicliffe (University of Victoria, Canada)

Cindy Van Dover (Duke University, USA)

Ursula Witte (University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK)

Hiroyuki Yamamoto (JAMSTEC, Japan)

 

The current DOSI working groups and leads are as follows:

IDENTIFY PRIORITY MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOP BEST PRACTICES FOR RESOURCE USE IN OUR DEEP OCEAN:

Deep-sea minerals (Verena Tunnicliffe)

Oil and Gas (Erik Cordes & Daniel Jones)

Promotion of responsible and sustainable deep-sea fisheries (Les Watling & Matthew Gianni)

Deep-sea Genetic Resources (Kristina Gjerde, Elva Escobar & Harriet Harden-Davies)

Deep-Sea Tailings Placement (Eva Ramirez-Llodra)

Climate Change (Nadine Le Bris & Lisa Levin)

 

DEVELOP EXPERTISE:

Capacity building (Bronwen Currie, Kerry Sink, Maria Baker & Christian Nuemann)

New Technologies (Dhugal Lindsay)

 

CENTRALIZE AND PROMOTE OBSERVATION AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEEP SEA:

Knowledge Gaps and Global Ocean Assessments (Tony Koslow & Maria Baker)

Facilitating communication, networking, outreach and education (Maria Baker & Lisa Levin)