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Oceans 2025

Oceans 2025 is a strategic marine science programme, bringing marine researchers together to increase people's knowledge of the marine environment so that they are better able to protect it for future generations.

"This is a unique achievement involving all of NERC's marine centres and national facilities. It draws together the strengths of individual organisations, and fosters opportunities for coordination and collaboration throughout the marine science community."

Phil Williamson, Oceans 2025 science coordinator

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In brief

Timing:
2007-2012

Budget:
£120m from NERC over five years

Partnership projects:
The Strategic Ocean Funding Initiative supports partnership projects. The main announcements of opportunity have been made, and it is not expected that there will be further calls.