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The creation of the SMMI has been stimulated by the University\'s ever strengthening relationship with Lloyd\'s Register over the last 40+ years. This relationship has resulted in an investment of …

The creation of the SMMI has been stimulated by the University\'s ever strengthening relationship with Lloyd\'s Register over the last 40+ years. This relationship has resulted in an investment of around £116M in a new campus, the largest such business-focused endeavour in any UK university.

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  • 1. Explore the depths of our potential. Southampton Marineand Maritime Institute
  • 2. Accessing our Climate and environment Energy and resources We are dedicated to providing research solutions to the marine and maritime sector.knowledge To find out more visit:and expertise The Oceans are a vital resource for life on Earth. The ocean is an important source of food, energy and other resources. www.southampton.ac.uk/smmiResearch Collaborations They cover 2/3rds of our planet 80 50 % of Europe’s tidal energy resource comes from the UK Contact Back Cover Card smmi@southampton.ac.ukResearch collaborations cantake many forms, from thecreation of short-term projects and is home to an estimated % of the earth’s surface Wave and tidal energy could contribute up to of the UK’s current electricity demand 2 0% Tel: +44 (0) 23 8059 8708 They are inextricably linked to global climate and The UK has overto solve specific problems to weather systems.longer-term investigationsof fundamental strategic Coral reefs help prevent coastal erosion and floods. They break the power of the waves during storms, hurricanes, typhoons, 6 5 0 0 registered fishing vesselssignificance. and even tsumanis. With approximatelyKnowledge TransferPartnerships Coral reefs have existed for more than 2 0 0 million years 1 2,5 0 0 registered fishermenKTPs are government fundedinstruments designed to helpbusinesses improve their 109 countires have living coral reefs In the UK we eat £ 5.6 5 billion Laboratories and Test Facilitiescompetitiveness, productivity worth of seafood Accessing our wide range ofand performance throughthe better use of knowledge, They are home to 2 5% of fish species weighing in at state-of-the-art equipment can save businesses time andtechnology and skills. money by utilising the unique and generate £ 2 0 billionin annual revenue (goods and services) 3 8 0,0 0 0 tonnes capabilities and skills in place at our facilities. Consultancy and Our expertise covers the basic sciences explaining the behaviour of the Our interests range from understanding of the basic sciences Enterprise Units environment and the search for resources from it, and developing the influencing the search for energy and seabed resources, the technology We have a long-established newest technologies for managing and extracting the resources, to the for managing and extracting them and the legal instruments for reputation of interacting legal instruments defining the use of the maritime and ocean space. exploiting such resources. with industry with a highly- regarded commercial focus • Data capture and management • Ocean modelling and forecasting • Anthropogenic • Satellite oceanography and professional approach. • Energy harvesting • Offshore energy systems (man-made) noise • Sea levels • Forecasting • Tidal turbines • Cliff and coastal erosion • Seabed management • Geochemistry • Underwater acoustics • Deep sea mineral resources • Sediment dynamics • Geographic information systems • Waste management and survey • Sonar system development • Hydrographic surveys • Flood modelling and defence • Spatial technologies and • Marine ecosystems 3D modelling Back Cover Card
  • 3. Trade and Transport Society and government With a global value of £ 2 trillion the marine market By 2020, it is predicted more than 4 billion continues to grow across continents or 7 5% of the global population are expected to live within In th Eu, 9 0% 4 0% of external trade and the world’s coastal zones. The UK maritime economy employs nearlySouthampton Marine of internal trade is seaborne;and Maritime Institute 1 2 0 0 ports 9 0 0,0 0 0 peopleThe University of Southampton’s Marine and Maritime cater for and generates nearlyInstitute is the world’s largest centre for education, researchand innovation in marine and maritime studies. We canprovide the ideas, solutions and talent required to meet 3.5 billion tonnes of cargo £ 4 6 billion turnovercurrent industry sector needs. Come and discuss yourchallenges and ambitions with our team of experts. and generating sales ofThe University of Southampton has22,500 students, employing 5,000 staff 3 5 0 million passengers £ 7.6 billion a yearadding £ 1 billion to the local economy Our work encompasses technological aspects, working towards safe shipping and ship designs, legal instruments governing shipping Our expertise in this domain includes issues relating to governance and planning in coastal regions owing to climate change patterns, The University has been awarded the Queen’s management, logistics and supply chain management and the underlying technological innovations to ensure the safety of people, tourism and Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further impact of the maritime trade driven economics on the nation states´ welfare. leisure activities, to the historical evolution of societies in port cities. Education 2012. • Autonomous underwater vehicles • Low carbon and energy • Heritage management • Maritime law • 3D ship hydrodynamic modelling efficient shipping • Human factors • Maritime sport performance • Anti-fouling coatings • Noise and vibration enhancement • Information technologies • Cable system testing • Ship safety • Port development • Logistics • Damage and corrosion • Supply chain management • Maritime archaeology • Risk research assessment • Tribology • Maritime history • Transportation infrastructure • Design testing • Lightweight and high performance marine structures
  • 4. We are dedicated to providing researchsolutions to the marine and maritime sector.To find out more visit:www.southampton.ac.uk/smmiContactsmmi@southampton.ac.ukTel: +44 (0) 23 8059 8708