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Vacancy: Fishery Assistant, closing date 11 February

14th January 2020

Salary: £19314 – £21482 Location: Fraserburgh Hours: Around 37.00 per week Closing Date: 11 February 2020 at midnight Reference: IRC80014E Employment Type: Permanent Employee We are currently seeking applications for a Fishery Assistant within the Marine Scotland based in Fraserburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the…

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Vacancy: Marine Planning Policy Officer, closing date 11 February

13th January 2020

Salary: B2 – £29,759 – £34,087 Location: Glasgow Hours: Around 37.00 per week Closing Date: 11 February 2020 at midnight Reference: IRC74997E Employment Type: Permanent Employee We are currently seeking applications for a Marine Planning Policy Officer  within the Marine Scotland  based in Glasgow or Edinburgh.  This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new…

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Nephrops Activity on the West Coast

9th January 2020

MRV Alba na Mara Programme Survey: 0120A Duration: 6-22 January 2020 Gear:  Large TV drop frame TV sledge Static time lapse camera frame 1 x 600m umbilical towing cable 1 x armoured cable Video cameras and associated equipment (plus backup) Stand-alone time lapse stills camera, recorder and power supply (for static camera frame) Four lasers and…

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Clean Seas Environmental Monitoring Programme

8th January 2020

MRV Scotia Programme Survey: 0120S Duration: 6-21 January 2020 Fishing gear: BT 137 with Ground gear E; Sediment Sampling: Day grab Litter sampling: Catamaran and neuston trawl Water sampling: Aquatracka fluorometer, Seabird 25 and modified acoustic sledge   Objectives: To undertake water, sediment and biological sampling for the Clean Seas Environmental Monitoring Programme (CSEMP). Monitor and…

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Vacancy: Aquarium Technician, closing date 22 January 2020

6th January 2020

Salary: £22557 – £24159 Location: Aberdeen Hours: Around 37.00 per week Closing Date: 22 January 2020 at midnight Reference: IRC79719E Employment Type: Permanent Employee We are currently seeking applications for an Aquarium Technician within the Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the…

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Scotia 1919S – Latest News

18th December 2019

Six scientists and the Scotia crew are missing out on all the Christmas preparations because they are working hard on MRV Scotia in the Northern North Sea and the Faroe-Shetland-Channel for 11 days. This work contributes to our long-term monitoring to evaluate changes in hydrography and circulation in Scottish waters and the North Atlantic. So…

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Protecting Inshore Waters with Dignity

17th December 2019

A few weeks ago we told you that we were running a pilot Inshore Protection Programme. One month on we spoke to the manager of that programme, Alexis Lee, to find out how it’s going. “Protecting our inshore waters is something that is important to the Scottish Government and Marine Scotland and the inshore protection…

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Hydrographic Sampling at Sea

13th December 2019

MRV Scotia Survey: 1919S Programme Duration: 12-22 December 2019 Gear: Sea-Bird CTD/Carousel, water filtering equipment, mooring deployment/recovery equipment, chemistry sampling equipment.   Objectives: Test the SBE911 and CTD carousel (main CTD crane) and the SBE25 and Aquatracka (using plankton crane) in the Buchan Deep. Perform routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the long term monitoring JONSIS section…

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Alba na Mara Survey 2119A

9th December 2019

On 28th November Alba na Mara departed at 0700 from Leith to sail up the Forth Estuary to complete our first objective which was to fish and collect sediment samples at Tancred Bank. We sailed under all the bridges with wonderful views as we passed. We fished with the beam trawl at Tancred Bank and…

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Sandeel Surveys in the East Coast

6th December 2019

MRV Alba na Mara Programme Survey: 2219A Duration: 5-18 December 2019 Equipment:  Sandeel dredge × 2 (modified 4′ scallop dredge with 6″ teeth and spare toothbars) with towing bar and camera attachment. TV camera. Minilogger (or equivalent).   Objectives: To determine the abundance, length and age of sandeels in the sediment from regions east of the…

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