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
spatial planning Earth & Environmental Sciences
gas Earth & Environmental Sciences
turbine Earth & Environmental Sciences
sea surface Earth & Environmental Sciences
biofouling Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2018

A review of potential impacts of submarine power cables on the marine environment: Knowledge gaps, recommendations and future directions

Taormina, B., Bald, J., Want, A., Thouzeau, G., Lejart, M., Desroy, N. & Carlier, A., Nov 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 96, p. 380-391 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Magnetoelectric effects
Field emission
Electromagnetic fields

Asymmetric transfer of CO2 across a broken sea surface

Leighton, T. G., Coles, D. G. H., Srokosz, M., White, P. R. & Woolf, D. K., 29 May 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 8301

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sea surface
breaking wave

Building Governance at Sea

Johnson, K. R., 2018, Ocean Energy : Governance challenges for wave and tidal stream technologies. Wright, G., Kerr, S. & Johnson, K. (eds.). Routledge, p. 43-61 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Activities 2008 2018

Blue carbon in Scottish Coastal Waters

Porter, J. (Speaker)
6 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture

European Conference on Scientific Diving 4

Porter, J. (Organiser)
9 Apr 201813 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Press / Media

Orkney’s shipwreck graveyard is bursting with life

Joanne Porter


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Measuring CO2 absorption

David Kevin Woolf


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research