Organization profile

Organisation profile

ICIT is recognised as a world leader in research, teaching and consultancy with particular expertise in managing the resources of the marine environment. We are ideally based in Orkney, a renewable energy-rich area with 550 miles of diverse coastal habitats.

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energy Earth & Environmental Sciences
ocean Earth & Environmental Sciences
air Earth & Environmental Sciences
gas Earth & Environmental Sciences
turbine Earth & Environmental Sciences
spatial planning Earth & Environmental Sciences
hydrodynamics Earth & Environmental Sciences
marine environment Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2019


Woolf, D. K., 2019, Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Cochran, J. K., Bokuniewicz, H. J. & Yager, P. L. (eds.). 3rd ed. Elsevier, Vol. 6. p. 26-31 (Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Feasibility of Investment in Blue Growth multiple use of space and multi-use platform projects; results of a novel assessment approach and case studies

Dalton, G., Bardocz, T., Blanch, M., Campbell, D., Johnson, K., Lawrence, G., Lilas, T., Friis-Madsen, E., Neumann, F., Nikitas, N., Torres Ortega, S., Pletsas, D., Diaz Simal, P., Christian Sørensen, H., Stefanakou, A. & Masters, I., Jun 2019, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 107, p. 338-359 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Multiple use
Value proposition

Future policy implications of tidal energy array interactions

Waldman, S., Weir, S., O'Hara Murray, R. B., Woolf, D. K. & Kerr, S., Oct 2019, In : Marine Policy. 108, 103611.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

marine policy
gas industry

Activities 2008 2020

8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces 2020

David Kevin Woolf (Invited speaker)
19 May 202022 May 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

EIMR 2020

David Kevin Woolf (Member of programme committee), Joanne Porter (Member of programme committee), Michael C. Bell (Member of programme committee)
1 Oct 20191 May 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

18th International Bryozoology Association Conference

Joanne Porter (Speaker)
17 Jun 201921 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Press / Media

Can oceans turn the tide on the climate crisis?

David Kevin Woolf


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Orkney’s shipwreck graveyard is bursting with life

Joanne Porter


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

After the tsunami: how tidal energy could help Japan with its nuclear power problem

Simon Mark Waldman


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research