Marine Scotland

  • Hydrographic Sampling with Scotia

    19th April 2019 by

    MRV Scotia Programme Survey: 0519S Duration: 16-24 April 2019 Gear: Sea-Bird Conductivity/Temperature/Depth (CTD) unit; Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV); PIES mooring; Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCPs); Current meter instrumentation; Water filtering equipment; Mooring equipment; and Chemistry sampling equipment. Procedure On sailing from Aberdeen MRV Scotia will make passage to the start (western end) of the AlterEco...

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  • Vacancy: Field Officer, Shieldiag, closing date: 14 May 2019

    18th April 2019 by

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    We are currently seeking applications for a Field Officer, within Marine Scotland Science, based in Shieldiag. 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 post is...

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  • Vacancy: Electronics Engineer, Aberdeen, closing date: 14 May 2019

    17th April 2019 by

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    We are currently seeking applications for an Electronics Engineer, 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 Fishing Technology group...

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  • Vacancy: Policy Manager – Marine Economy Strategy, closing date 2 May 2019

    8th April 2019 by

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    We are currently seeking applications for a Policy Manager – Marine Economy Strategy within Marine Scotland based in Edinburgh. 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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  • Egg-cellent Sampling with Altaire – An Update

    5th April 2019 by

    0119H Wheelhouse view from pelagic trawler Altaire LK429 undertaking transects west of Harris

    Survey: 0119H MFV Altaire (LK429) Duration: 19 March – 1 April 2019 Objectives Carry out mackerel egg survey (ICES Triennial Survey), on the western shelf and shelf edge in the area from 53oN to 59o N. Collect fish samples, by trawling, for atresia and fecundity analysis back at the laboratory. Marine Scotland chartered the large...

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  • Vacancy: Head of Aquaculture Policy Unit

    4th April 2019 by

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    We are currently seeking applications for a Head of Aquaculture Policy within the Aquaculture, Crown Estate, Recreational Fisheries, EMFF, and Europe (ACRE) branch based in Victoria Quay, Edinburgh. 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...

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  • Egg-cellent Sampling with Altaire

    2nd April 2019 by

    MFV Altaire during survey 0118H May 2018_6

    MFV Altaire (LK429) Programme Survey: 0119H Duration: 19 March – 1 April 2019 Fishing/Sampling Gear: Vessel’s own pelagic trawl Gulf VII plankton sampler with mounted seabird 19+ CTD (Conductivity Temperature Depth) unit. Objectives: Carry out mackerel egg survey (ICES Triennial Survey), on the western shelf and shelf edge in the area from 53oN to 59o...

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  • Connecting Seas on Valentine’s Day!

    11th March 2019 by

    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 by

    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 by

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    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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