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Gender female
Job title Data and Science Coordinator
UNDP GEF Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems (ASCLME) Project ASCLME House, 18 Somerset Street, Grahamstown, South Africa, 6140
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
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Degree MSc (Ichthyology)
Job type Research , Data Management , Information Management & Library , Natural Resource Management , Operational Support (technical) , Institutional Management , Decision Making & Policy , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Research Support Services , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Research Support Services
Research Activities Lucy Scott is a marine and freshwater ichthyologist, with 14 years experience in southern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean region. She has previously been the regional Data and Science Coordinator for the UNDP GEF Agulhas & Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems (ASCLME) Project. Up to 2014 she coordinated regional science, data and information management activities and Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) development for the project in nine countries. She has previously worked in South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Malawi, Comoros, Kenya, Seychelles, Mauritius, Maldives and Madagascar on a wide variety of projects and programmes. These included stakeholder consultations, marine research expeditions, data management projects and the development of Geographic Information Systems, particularly for biodiversity, coastal resource mapping, aquaculture and conservation planning and long term monitoring in both freshwater and marine ecosystems. She has participated in GIS atlas projects at several scales including the African Coastal and Marine Atlas, a project involving participants from 16 African, European and North American countries. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Southern African Data Centre for Oceanography and the International Coastal Atlas Network.
Research Region 46, 71
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Ms. Lucy SCOTT)

H. Jimenez, L. Bigot, C. Bourmaud, P. Chabanet, N. Gravier-Bonnet, M.A. Hamel, C. Payri, L. Mattio, J.L. Menou, S. Naeem, Y. Rilwan, S. Sattar, L. Scott, A. Shiham, L. Vigliola, S. Andréfouët. 2012. Multi-taxa coral reef community structure in relation to habitats in the Baa Atoll Man and Biosphere UNESCO Reserve (Maldives), and implications for its conservation. Journal of Sea Research 72 (2012) 77?86.
Nulens, R., Scott, L.E.P., and Herbin, M. 2011. An updated inventory of all known specimens of the coelacanth, Latimeria spp. Smithiana Special Publication 3, South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity.
Sattar, S., Andrefouet, S., Ahsan, M., Adam, S., Anderson, C.R., and Scott, L. 2011. Status of the coral reef fishery in an atoll country under tourism development: The case of central Maldives. Atoll Research Bulletin 590: 163-186.
Scott, L.E.P. and Reed, G. 2010. Africa: A case study. In The Coastal Web Atlas Handbook. In press.
Scott, L & Brown, M. 2009. African Marine Atlas. In Odido, M & Mazzilli, S (Eds.), African Oceans and Coasts. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Heileman, S., J.R.E. Lutjeharms and L.E.P. Scott. 2008. The Agulhas Current LME. In: The UNEP Large Marine Ecosystem Report: A Perspective on Changing Conditions in LMEs of the World's Regional Seas. ISBN 978-92-807-2773-9
Heileman, S. and L.E.P. Scott. 2008. The Somali Current LME. In: The UNEP Large Marine Ecosystem Report: A Perspective on Changing Conditions in LMEs of the World's Regional Seas. ISBN 978-92-807-2773-9
Vousden, D., Scott, L.E.P., Sauer, W., Bornman, T.G., Ngoile, M. Stapley, J. and Lutjeharms, J.R.E. 2008. Establishing a basis for ecosystem management in the western Indian Ocean. South African Journal of Science Volume 104: 1-4
Scott, L.E.P., Skelton, P.H., Booth A.J., Verheust, L., Dooley, J. and Harris, R. 2007. An Atlas of Southern African Freshwater Fishes. Proceedings of the 2003 Third International Conference of the Pan-African Fish and Fisheries Association. Journal of Afrotropical Zoology. Special issue (2007): 181-186
Brundrit, G, Bernard, S., Odido, M. and Scott L.E.P. 2007. New Marine Observing Systems around Africa. In: The Full Picture. Tudor Rose on behalf of the Group on Earth Observations. ISBN 978-92-990047-0-8.
Scott, L.E.P. 2006. A Geographic Information System for the African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme. Proceedings of the first African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme Conference. South African Journal of Science 102 no 9/10.
Scott, L.E.P., Skelton, P.H., Booth, A.J., Verheust, L., Harris, R., and Dooley, J. 2006. An Atlas of Southern African Freshwater Fishes. Smithiana Monograph 2. ISBN 0 86810 398 5. 301pp.
Scott, L.E.P. 2005. Ecoregion Descriptions: Number12: Okavango Floodplains. In: Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar. A Conservation Assessment (Ed. Thieme, M.L., Abell, R., Stiassny, M.L.J., Skelton, P.H., et al.), pp. 199-201. Island Press, Washington. [And ten other peer-reviewed book chapters in the same volume]
Scott, L.E.P., Davies, M. and Olyott, L. 2001. GIS and Yellowfish. Proceedings of the 6th Yellowfish Working Group Conference, Cedarberg.
Skelton, P.H., Verheust, L. and Scott, L.E.P. 2000: A collection-based GIS atlas of fish distribution in South Africa. SAMAB Volume 25.
Scott, L.E.P., Skelton, P.H., Booth A.J. and Verheust, L. 2000.The development of a GIS atlas of southern African freshwater fish. African Journal of Aquatic Science Volume 25: 43-48.
Flynn, B.A., Richardson, A. J., Brierley, A.S., Boyer, D.C, Axelsen, B.E., Scott, L., Moroff, N.E., Kainge, P.I., Tjizoo B.M. and Gibbons, M.J. 2012. Temporal and spatial patterns in the abundance of jellyfish in the northern Benguela upwelling ecosystem and their link to thwarted pelagic fishery recovery. African Journal of Marine Science 2012, 34(1): 131?146.

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Created: 2006-08-22 Last Updated: 2015-05-19 by Lucy SCOTT