ValMER (PI). An EU funded project to develop, trial and refine methodologies that will be used to quantify and communicate the value (economic, social and environmental) of marine and coastal ecosystem services in the western Channel-Manche region. 2011-2015
Integrated approaches to ecosystem services and energy: Assessing the global and local impacts on ecosystem services of energy provision in the UK (PI). A UKERC funded project to assess the local and global impacts on Ecosystem Services (ESs) from energy provision in the UK. 2010 - 2013
UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOARP)(acting PI) A NERC, Defra and DECC funded project to investigate the potential impacts of ocean acidification on the life stages of commercially important species, on their associated ecosystems and socio-economics, and their capacity to resist and adapt. 2010 - 2013
Policy-oriented marine Environmental Research in the Southern EUropean Seas (PERSEUS) (PI) An EU funded project to identify pressures, impacts on marine ecosystems and, using MSFD, design a governance framework based on sound scientific knowledge.2010 – 2014UKERC: Integrated approaches to ecosystem services and energy: Assessing the global and local impacts on ecosystem services of energy provision in the UK. 2012-2015
UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme: Socio-economic consequences relating to ocean acidification at an ecosystem level. 2011-2013
National Ecosystem Assessment. Lead economist for marine and coastal margins. 2011
Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning (MarBEF). An EU funded network of excellence with the aim of integrating and disseminating knowledge and expertise on marine biodiversity, with links to researchers, industry, stakeholders and the general public. Lead role within the socio-economic theme. 2004 – 2009.
Marine Protected Areas as tools for Fisheries management and conservation (EMPAFISH). To provide EU with a set of integrated measures and policy proposals for the implementation of MPAs as fisheries and ecosystem management tools. 2005 - 2008
Ecosystem Service Partnership. Marine Biome Expert Group Lead
Member of Marine Renewable Energy Knowledge Exchange NERC advisory council
Member of SPLICE (Sustainable Pathways for Low Carbon Energy Research Programme)
Member of Productive Seas Evidence Group (PSEG), this group aims to ensure that appropriate monitoring programmes are in place to produce periodic assessments to identify the nature and influences that human activities have on the socio-economic uses of the marine environment
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Beaumont N.J., M.C. Austen, S.C. Mangi, M. Townsend. Economic valuation for the conservation of marine biodiversity. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56 (2008) 386–396
Beaumont N.J., M.C. Austen, J. Atkins, D. Burdon, S. Degraer, T.P. Dentinho, S. Derous, P. Holm, T. Horton, E. van Ierland, A. H. Marboe, D.J. Starkey, M. Townsend, T. Zarzycki. Identification, Definition and Quantification of Goods and Services provided by Marine Biodiversity: Implications for the Ecosystem Approach. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54 (2007) 253-265
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