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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title National Marine Advisor
Department Environment and Ecosystems
Institution
Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory ( CEFAS)
Cefas Lowestoft Laboratory Pakefield Road Lowestoft Suffolk NR33 0HT
Address
Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory Cefas Lowestoft Laboratory Pakefield Road Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 0HT
United Kingdom
Tel (44)[01621] 783972
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Website http://www.cefas.co.uk
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree BSc, PhD
Job type Decision Making & Policy
Research Area(s) Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution
Research Activities Advising on the marine environmental implications of human activities at sea. Representing the UK at international fora e.g OSPAR and London Convention/Protocol meetings. Past Chairman of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and Protocol and of the Biodiversity Committee of OSPAR. Current Co-Chair of GESAMP Working Group 41 on Marine Geoengineering.                                                      
Skills/Expertise Environmental impacts of human activities at sea. Scientific aspects of international marine governance regimes including those for marine geoengineering.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Christopher VIVIAN)

Vivian, C.M.G. (2013) Brief Summary of Marine Geoengineering Techniques, Cefas, Lowestoft, 4 pp. http://www.cefas.defra.gov.uk/publications/files/20120213-Brief-Summary-Marine-Geoeng-Techs.pdf
Vivian, C.M.G. (2012) Correspondence - Comment on Chang and Zhao (2012) ??The Fukushima Nuclear Power Station incident and marine pollution??. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64 (9) 1981.
Williamson, P., Watson, R.T., Mace, G., Artaxo, P., Bodle, R., Galaz, V., Parker, A., Santillo, D., Vivian, C., Cooper, D., Webbe, J., Cung, A. and E. Woods (2012). Impacts of Climate-Related Geoengineering on Biological Diversity. Part I of: Geoengineering in Relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity: Technical and Regulatory Matters. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Montreal, Technical Series No. 66, 152 pages.
Williamson, P., Wallace, D.W.R., Law, C.S., Boyd, P.W., Collos, Y., Croot, P., Denman, K., Riebesell, U., Takeda, S. and Vivian, C. (2012) Ocean fertilization for geoengineering: a review of effectiveness, environmental impacts and emerging governance. Process Safety and Environmental Protection 90 (2012) 475-488.
Clifton, A.P. and Vivian, C.M.G. (1975) Retention of mercury from an industrial source in Swansea Bay sediments. Nature. 253:621-622. Clifton, A.P. and Vivian, C.M.G. (1975) Some heavy metals in Swansea Bay. Proceedings of the Challenger Society. IV:259. Vivian, C.M.G. and Massie, K.S. (1977) Trace metals in waters and sediments of the River Tawe, South Wales, in relation to local sources. Environmental Pollution. 14:47-61. Vivian, C.M.G. (1980) Trace metal studies in the River Tawe and Swansea Bay. In 'Industrialised Embayments and their Environmental Problems: A case study of Swansea Bay. Edited by M.B.Collins, F.T.Banner, P.A.Tyler, S.J. Wakefield and A.E. Jones. Pergamon Press, Oxford. pp:329-341. Driver, P.A., Vivian, C.M.G., Evans, D.E. and Devitt, S. (1977) Surface and bottom seawater quality in Greater Liverpool Bay: July, September and October 1976. A report by Lancashire and Western Sea Fisheries Joint Committee to the Department of the Environment. Sub-Committee on Disposal of Sewage Sludge to Sea, Liverpool Bay Working Group, Paper. LBWG (77)11. Vivian, C.M.G., Devitt, S.M., Evans, D.E. and Driver, P.A. (1977) Surface and bottom water quality in Greater Liverpool Bay; 1977 and 1978. A report by Lancashire and Western Sea Fisheries Joint Committee to the Department of the Environment, Sub-Committee on Disposal of Sewage Sludge to Sea, Liverpool Bay Working Group, Paper LBWG (79)2. Vivian, C.M.G. (1985) Tracers of sewage sludge in the marine environment: A review. Science of the Total Environment. 53:5-40. Vivian, C.M.G. (1986) Rare earth element content of sewage sludges dumped at sea in Liverpool Bay. Environmental Technology Letters. 7:593-596. Vivian, C.M.G. (1986) Water quality and sources of pollution - Duddon Estuary, Walney Channel and Morecambe Bay. In 'Pollution in Cumbria', P. Ineson (Editor), Institute of Terrestrial Ecology Symposium Series No. 16:69-72. Vivian, C.M.G. (1987) The total carbohydrate : organic carbon ratio as an indicator of sewage-derived organic matter in Burbo Bight sediments, Liverpool Bay, UK. Environmental Pollution. 46:105-118. Rowlatt, S.M., Rees, H.L., Vivian, C.M.G. and Parker, M.M. (1991) The monitoring of UK sewage disposal sites. Chemistry and Ecology. 5:17-33. Vivian, C.M.G. (1992) Selection of dredged material disposal sites at sea. Proceedings of the IMO/ESCAP Seminar on Environmentally Sound Port Development and Management, 31 August - 4 September 1992, Yokohama, Publ. United Nations, New York, 208-219. James, J.W.C., Evans, C.D.R., Harrison, D.J., Ooms, K., Vivian, C.M.G. and Boyd, S.E. 1999. The effective development of offshore aggregates in south-east Asia. British Geological Survey Technical Report WC/99/9. Vivian, C.M.G. and Murray, L.A. (2000) Pollution: Solids. In Encyclopedia of ocean sciences. (Steele, J., Thorpe, S. and Turekian, K. (eds.)) Academic Press, London, pp2236-2241. James, J.W.C., Evans, C.D.R., Harrison, D.J., Ooms, K., Vivian, C.M.G. and Boyd, S.E. (2001) Offshore Aggregates. In 'Guidelines and practices in evaluation and development of industrial minerals and offshore aggregates in Asia. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations, New York, ESCAP Publication ST/ESCAP/2119, 107-138. C.J. Brown, C.J., Hewer, A.J., Meadows, W.J., Limpenny, D.S., Cooper, K.M., Rees, H.L. and Vivian, C.M.G. (2001) Mapping of gravel biotopes and an examination of the factors controlling the distribution, type and diversity of their biological communities. Science Series Technical Report, Cefas Lowestoft, 114: 43pp. Vivian, C.M.G. (compiler) (2002) Proceedings of A workshop to discuss the feasibility and practicability of developing Ecological Quality Objectives for aggregate extraction areas. Defra Contract. Boyd, S.E., Limpenny, D.S., Rees, H.L., Meadows, W.M. and Vivian, C.M.G. (2002) Review of current state of knowledge of the impacts of marine sand and gravel extraction. Dredging without boundaries, Proceedings of CEDA conference 22-24th October 2002. Boyd, S.E., Rees, H.L., Vivian, C.M.G. and Limpenny, D.S. (2003) Review of the current state of knowledge of the impacts of marine sand and gravel extraction ? A UK perspective. European marine sand and gravel ? shaping the future, EMSAGG Conference, 20-21 February 2003, Delft University, The Netherlands. Boyd, S.E., Limpenny, D.S. Rees, H.L., Meadows, W.M. and Vivian, C.M.G., (2003) Review of the current state of knowledge of the impacts of marine sand and gravel extraction. Proceedings of Central Dredging Association, Dredging Days, 2002. Vivian, C.M.G. (2003) Regulation of dredged material disposal at sea in North-West Europe by the OSPAR Convention. ?Dredging ?02: Key technologies for Global Prosperity?, Orlando, Florida, 5-8 May 2002, (Ed.) S Garbaciak, American Society of Civil Engineers, Session 1D, 13 pp. Vivian, C.M.G. (2003) UK Approach to Environmental Assessment of Sand and Gravel Dredging Proposals. European marine sand and gravel ? shaping the future, EMSAGG Conference, 20-21 February 2003, Delft University, The Netherlands. Vivian, C.M.G. (2003) UK Approach to Environmental Assessment of Sand and Gravel Dredging Proposals. Mineral Planning No. 96, September 2003, 9-13. Vivian, C.M.G. (2004) Gaps and regulation ? OSPAR. Proceedings of the World Dredging Congress XVII. Rees, H.L., Pendle, M.A., Limpenny, D.S., Mason, C.E., Boyd, S.E., Birchenough S. and Vivian, C.M.G. (2006) Benthic Responses to Sewage-Sludge Disposal and Climate Events in the Western North Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK. 86: 1-18. McCubbin, D and Vivian, C.M.G. (2006) Dose assessments in relation to disposal at sea under the London Convention 1972: judging de minimis radioactivity. Cefas Environmental Report No. RL05/06, 135 pp. Birchenough, S.N.R., Rees, H.L., Blake, S.J., Rees, J., Murray, L.A., Vivian, C.M.G., Limpenny, D.S. and Birchenough, A.C. (2007) Contaminated dredged material: monitoring results from the first capping trial in the UK Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Port Development and Coastal Environment, Varna, Bulgaria, 25 - 28 September 2007 Dixon, T., Greaves, A., Christophersen, O., Vivian, C. and Thomson, J. (2009) International Marine Regulation of CO2 Geological Storage. Developments and Implications of London and OSPAR Conventions. Energy Procedia 1: 4503-4510. Vivian, C.M.G. (2010) Towards regulation of ocean fertilisation by the London Convention and London Protocol ? the story so far. The Geoengineering Quarterly, Issue1, March 2010, p. 10-14.

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Created: 1998-01-29 Last Updated: 2016-06-23 by Christopher VIVIAN