If you have a marine-related issue we can help you find the solution. 

At the MBA we have been providing scientific advice since its creation in 1884. The globally renowned work we do in the field of marine science is used to shape commercial operations, develop legislation and inform policy at all levels for a range of clients.

We provide advice, information, data and expertise to UK/EU government agencies, industry, NGOs, and other stakeholders on areas as diverse as marine biodiversity and conservation science, data management, policy development and research. We have access to a large contracts and research team that includes specialists in all areas of marine science.

Below are some examples of the advice, contract research and services that we have provided:

  • Ecosystem impacts of marine activities on species and habitats
  • Biodiversity and Sensitivity assessments
  • Marine Protected Areas science (design, implementation and monitoring)
  • Ecosystem services and benefits
  • Evidence for EIA/HRA assessments
  • Geospatial analysis and mapping of biodiversity data
  • Marine intertidal and subtidal survey and survey design
  • Non-native species – inc. Rapid Assessment Surveys
  • Long-term data series (collation, analyses, monitoring)

For further insight, please look at our projects and impact statements.