Marine Scotland Communications

Written 38 posts

Nephrops Burrowing Complexes

6th June 2019

MRV Scotia Programme Survey 0819S Duration: 2-24 June 2019   Gear: 2 x Scotia BT175 60mm prawn trawls 2 x Day grabs and 1 x sieving table 2 x towed UWTV sledges 3 x 600m umbilical towing cables and associated TV equipment (including back up) COMPASS work: VEMCO deck box, transponder and charging unit for acoustic…

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Small Isles MPA’s

21st May 2019

MRV Alba na Mara Programme Survey 0819A Duration: 18 May – 4 June 2019   Equipment: Hybrid drop/lander frame + calibration mesh HD TV system + lights (5 plastic cages) Armoured cable + spare + axle stands & bar Stereo TV system Day grab + table + 2 × sieve drawers EK60 calibration equipment   Background…

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Vacancy: Marine Licensing Casework Manager

14th May 2019

We are currently seeking applications for a Marine Licensing Casework Manager within Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.   The…

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MarPAMM Project

13th May 2019

MRV Alba na Mara Programme Survey 0719A Duration: 13-15 May 2019 Sampling Gear & Equipment: 3 x marine mammal monitoring moorings to be deployed 80 kg clump weight Vemco VR2AR acoustic release Loggerhead DSG-ST sound recorder Chelonia C-POD   Overview: Survey 0719A aims to deploy three marine mammal and underwater noise monitoring moorings at sites in…

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Vacancy: Electronic Engineer, closing date 4 June 2019

8th May 2019

We are currently seeking applications for an Electronic Engineer within the Engineering Group based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.   The successful…

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Vacancy: Fisheries Statistican, closing date 4 June 2019

8th May 2019

We are currently seeking applications for a Fisheries Statistician within Marine Scotland Science based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments. This post has…

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Vacancy: Trainee Fisheries Biologist, closing date 21 May 2019

7th May 2019

We are currently seeking applications for a Trainee Fisheries Biologist within the Directorate for Marine Scotland based in Pitochry. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments….

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Connecting Seas on Valentine’s Day!

11th March 2019

Marine Scotland has been involved in a number of marine planning projects throughout Europe.  The INTERREG NorthSEE Project is one of those projects (along with MUSES, that we blogged about last week) and recently, they held their final “Connecting Seas” conference, to mark the end of the project. The conference was jointly organised with the…

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MUSES Update

8th March 2019

After 2 years, the Horizon 2020 funded, Multi-use in European Seas (MUSES) project has come to an end. The project, which began on 1st November 2016 and ran until 31st October 2018, investigated marine Multi-use (MU) in the 5 European sea basins (Baltic Sea, North Sea, Black Sea, Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic). The aim of…

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Work Placements at the Marine Laboratory

6th March 2019

Marine Scotland regularly host work experience placements for pupils from across Scotland. In February, two pupils from two schools in Aberdeenshire spent time learning about some of the work in the laboratory. They got to meet with Marine Scotland staff working in teams from the: Fish Health Inspectorate, Engineering, Fisheries,  Renewables, Zooplankton, Disease Diagnostics, Genetics,…

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