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Marine Studies Group

Marine Studies Group logoAims

The Marine Studies Group (MSG) represents the marine geoscience community within the Geological Society. This includes marine geologists and sedimentologists, paleoceanographers, and marine geophysicists.  The MSG provides a focus for all marine Earth scientists and promotes the exchange of ideas within the broader marine geoscience and industry communities. The MSG aims to encourage research in, and teaching and public understanding of, marine geoscience by:

  • arranging scientific meetings and workshops (often held jointly with other science and technology groups) to promote exchange of information about, and in-depth study of topical aspects of the science
  • providing a forum for exchange of ideas within the communities

If you have an idea for a scientific workshop related to marine geoscience, please get in touch!

Latest Newsletter

The Bi-Annual Newsletter - October 2018

Latest News

The MSG is sponsoring the "Blue Carbon Meeting" which will be held at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 28 June 2019.


Our Events

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The Blue Carbon Meeting

28 June 2019

Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh

  • Conference
  • Specialist Group

The Shackleton Conference: Marine Geoscience and Carbon

23 September 2019

Venue: Piccadilly, London

  • Conference
  • Specialist Group
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Sasha Turchyn
University of Cambridge


Paul Butler
University of Bangor

Committee Members

Ken Games (Gardline)

Gareth Carter (British Geological Survey)

Tim Lebas (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton)

Mike Clare (National Oceanography Center, Southampton)

Sally Morgan (University of Leicester, UKIODP)

Gareth Wood (BP)

Bill Austin (St. Andrews)

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