Written 14 posts

MSS Photograph to be Displayed in Great North Museum

16th January 2012

During 2012 the British Phycological Society, a society that promotes the study of phytoplankton and algae in UK waters, will celebrate its Golden Jubilee. One of the events planned to mark this occasion is an exhibition of short-listed photographs from the Hilda Canter-Lund photographic competition, which will take place in the Great North Museum in…

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Home for Christmas

6th January 2012

The scientists and crew of Scotia worked hard in difficult conditions to complete the last monitoring survey of the year before returning to port on 23 December, just in time for Christmas. Marine Scotland would like to thankĀ all of the crew and scientists on board for their hard work and dedication to make the trip…

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One of the longest oceanographic time series in the world

16th December 2011

The Marine Scotland research vessel Scotia set sail on Sunday 11 December with 10Ā scientists on board. This cruise will add to time series of measurements from the deep and cold waters of the Faroe-Shetland Channel that were started by scientists more than 100 years ago. In 1895, Dr H. N. Dickson published the results of…

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Posts resume to the monitoring blog

7th December 2011

The monitoring blog has been relatively silent over the last number of months. This does not mean that monitoring has stopped at the Marine Scotland monitoring sites. Scientists working on this project have been busy performing the sampling trips and analysing samples that have been collected. Regular posts to the blog will begin again shortly.

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