Guidance

Chief scientists on NERC research ships guidance and guidelines

The role and responsibilities of the chief scientist on a research cruise on board a Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) research vessel.

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Chief scientist guidance notes (PDF)

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NERC guidelines for chief scientists on NERC research ships (PDF)

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Details

National Marine Facilities and NERC guidance on the responsibilities and procedures that anyone in the role of chief scientist will need to follow on a NERC research vessel.

It includes responsibilities for:

  • planning a cruise
  • diplomatic clearances
  • safety, including handling hazardous waste
  • personnel
  • the cruise report.

Page last updated: 18 March 2022

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