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31st July 2014
The Marine and Coastal Special Interest Group aims to provide a strong collective professional voice in the UK and wider international marine geographical information community in order to:
This Special Interest Group comprises hydrographic, oceanographic, cartographic, marine science and IT specialists, as well as practitioners from central and local government, academia, commerce and the third sector. As a group, it aims to work to promote marine geographical information on a national and international basis, and to enhance members’ services and bring cohesion and improved recognition to the marine sector by:
Challenges confronting the UK marine industry
There are some rather interesting challenges confronting the UK marine industry which should provoke some thoughtful discussions and debates at future meetings:
Put all these aspects together and it’s not hard to realise that we are some way from resilient activities. The Blue Economy has plenty of growth potential, in terms of new markets, new customers and new technologies.
Raising awareness of issues in the Intertidal zone
There is also a need to raise awareness of issues in the Intertidal zone which affect our terrestrial colleagues, and the AGI is the perfect forum for this to occur. During the 2014/15 GeoBig5 event series all of the topics featured were very relevant to both the Terrestrial and Marine environments, e.g. Big Data, UAVs, Sensors, BIM and Open GeoSpatial to highlight just a few.
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