Provides a forum for interaction, collaboration
and communication about marine science in the marine and coastal environment
(SMCE), and generate debate on current issues.
- Contributes to planning for future demands on marine
and coastal environments and resources.
- Co-ordinates and integrates activities by stimulating
appropriate inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration.
- Contributes pro-actively to policy development.
- Advises on the optimal use of financial, technical and
- Helps develop capacity in all sectors.
- Markets the benefits and promotes the use of research
- Acts as a 'broker' between national and international
funding agencies and researchers.
You will receive an electronic copy of the SANCOR newsletter. This contains
advertisements for jobs, postgraduate opportunities, details of forthcoming
symposia and topical news reports on the South African marine research
You will receive free
copies of SANCOR occasional reports (on request, as long as stock last).
You will be able to
nominate individuals for SANCOR awards, task teams and as forum
You will be invited
to participate in SANCOR workshops, seminars, meetings and symposia, and
associated social events.
SANCOR will help
publicise your research findings to wider the community.
will provide you with opportunities to meet, and interact
with experts in the marine and coastal science community.
Through SANCOR you
can meet research partners,plan collaborative research programmes and keep
up to date on research developments in the region.
Through its research
programme, SANCOR will help you design projects that are cohesive, relevant
and meet the criteria of the Programmme, making them more likely to be
Through our directory
of expertise and email list you will be able to contact marine researchers
in your area of interest or concern.
To join SANCOR, e-mail
with subject heading "Join SANCOR
Individual membership is free!