Marine Scotland

  • Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre launched

    24th June 2014 by

    Over £11m public funding matched by industry. A new innovation centre for aquaculture will help create jobs and support the growth, sustainability and profitability of the industry in Scotland. The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) will bring together industry and research to provide innovative solutions with the aim of growing the already substantial contribution aquaculture...

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  • Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

    3rd June 2014 by

    Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) is pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest in conducting a project with the following title: CRW2014/17: Method to Assess the Role of Catchment Management in Helping to Protect and Improve Drinking Water Quality in a Cost-effective Way. Read the project specification Please note that completed...

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  • Joint Warrior Exercise – 25 March and 11 April 2014

    28th March 2014 by

    Every six months, the Ministry of Defence undertakes a major programme of exercises involving land forces, warships, submarines and aircraft from all the NATO partners, across the UK. An important maritime element of Joint Warrior takes place in the offshore and coastal waters to the north east, north and north west of Scotland, which is...

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  • Scotland’s Environment Web – Youth Competition

    24th March 2014 by

    ‘What needs to change in your local community that will make a difference to your environment and what role can you play in making it happen?’ You have the power to make change happen. Changing the way people in your neighbourhood behave is the first step to changing the way the world works. Think about...

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  • Marine Scotland Science help with research in to climate change

    20th March 2014 by

    Since the late 19th century, researchers from the Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen (part of Marine Scotland) have made regular observations of the temperature and salinity vertical structure in the Faroe Shetland Channel.  In the early days, this was done by taking water samples, but with advances in technology, this is now done using very accurate...

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  • Scotland’s Brahan project goes live

    20th November 2013 by

    Live information about the speed and direction of Scotland’s ocean currents has been made available for the first time. Using high frequency radar technologies Marine Scotland’s Brahan project is providing ocean current information from a wide section of Scotland’s large marine area – up to 200km offshore. The results which are not currently available from...

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  • Launch of the Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP)

    15th November 2013 by

    Marine Scotland are delighted to be part of  Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP) – as  a joint industry project involving the Carbon Trust, the Department of Energy and Climate Change, Marine Scotland, The Crown Estate and offshore wind developers.  The aim is to ensure that research work is commissioned to tackle the evidence needs associated with...

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  • SEWeb goes interactive

    5th November 2013 by

    Scotland’s Environment website provides a one-stop-shop to help users find and access the extensive range of information and data that is currently spread across multiple organisations and many different web sites. This new web page encourages the user to Get Interactive with different environmental data sets through a range of viewing, analysis and visualisation tools,...

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  • New PhD students to tackle global biological issues

    9th October 2013 by

    Marine Scotland Science collaborates with Aberdeen University over a new PhD  Environmental change, sustainable natural resource management and food security are just some of the themes new PhD students at the University of Aberdeen will be hoping to address. The University’s Environment and Food Security Theme has set-up several studentship schemes including joint PhD awards...

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  • MASTS Annual Science Meeting

    21st August 2013 by

    The publication of Scotland’s Draft Marine Plan in July 2013 brings into sharp focus the importance of Scotland’s seas to its economy, culture and environment. From 27th – 29th August, the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) will be staging its Annual Science Meeting at the Edinburgh Conference Centre. This gathering of...

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