18th November 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
Results from a survey on ocean literacy commissioned as part of Understanding Ocean Literacy and Ocean Climate-related Behaviour Change in the UK published.
5th March 2020 by Marine Directorate Communications
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we are thrilled to announce that Ms Hannah Fennell, Senior Researcher in our Marine Analytical Unit, will be giving a talk at the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther about her research into ‘The Unacknowledged Inputs of Orkney’s Fishing Industry’. The ‘Women in the Fishing Industry’ event will begin at 1...
8th June 2019 by Marine Directorate Communications
As part of the Scottish Coastal Observatory, Marine Scotland and a group of dedicated volunteers record coastal water temperatures around Scotland. Today, on World Oceans Day, the coastal water temperature data from 14 monitoring locations are being published. The volunteer-based observing network works by the volunteers receiving a small self-recording temperature sensor every three months...
14th January 2019 by Marine Directorate Communications
The Marine Laboratory at Aberdeen has been collecting offshore water samples and taking related measurements since the 1890’s. Yet, while the equipment we use has changed a lot since that time, mostly due to advances in technology, the parameters we sample have remained the same. The Marine Scotland Science (MSS) Oceanography Group will soon be...
19th December 2018 by Marine Directorate Communications
In our series of Science in Government Conference posters we now have Andy Wilson – Modern Apprentice and Assistant Environmental Chemist. Andy gives us an insight into what a day in his work life is like as he prepares and analyses samples. Further Information: Science in Government 2018 posters Meet Pablo Chevallard our Renewables and...
12th December 2018 by Marine Directorate Communications
Marine Scotland colleagues submitted a range of posters for the recent Science in Government Conference describing their work and a typical day for them. Third in our series is Dr Jessica Craig – Fisheries Population Modeller. Read on for an insight into what a typical day for Jessica would be like… Further Information: Science in...
28th December 2016 by Marine Scotland Communications
This month’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit is now available with the most up to date information about the fish price index, nephrops prices and key facts and figures on Scottish fisheries. Please note that the results from the MAU Statistical Outputs 2016 survey have now been published and can found online. Following on...
15th December 2016 by Marine Scotland Communications
The latest estimates of the economic contributions of Scotland’s Marine Economy for 2014 have been published today by Marine Scotland’s Analytical Unit. This estimate includes employment and gross value added (GVA) figures for Scotland’s core marine sector, incorporating fishing, aquaculture, fish processing, marine transport and oil and gas services. In 2014, Scotland’s core marine sector...
2nd December 2016 by Marine Scotland Communications
Marine Scotland’s Analytical Unit has developed a new interactive data visualisation tool as an easy way to view changes in fish landings into Scotland by Scottish registered vessels. Showing weight and value of landings from 2000-2015, information can be viewed for Scotland as a whole or for one of the 18 administrative districts: Aberdeen Fishery Office Anstruther Fishery Office...
1st December 2016 by Marine Scotland Communications
This month’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit is now available with the most up to date information about the fish price index, nephrops prices and key facts and figures on Scottish fisheries, and also includes an article and link to the new Scottish Sea Fisheries interactive visualisation. We will also be doing a blog about...