Marine Scotland

  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 26 February 2014

    27th February 2014 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article reporting on the ‘Spatial management of discards – lessons from the Kattegat’. Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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  • Marine Science Co-ordination Committee vacancies

    25th February 2014 by

    The Marine Science Co-ordination Committee is seeking up to three independent non-executive members to contribute to effective delivery of the UK Marine Science Strategy. The non-executive members are to be appointed to the MSCC on the basis of their personal expertise to provide independent input into the work of the Committee. They will have a...

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  • Barra: Step forward for community management of SAC

    20th February 2014 by

    A local charity have been appointed to facilitate the development of a community led management structure of the Sound of Barra. Voluntary Action Barra and Vatersay (VABV) will be working with the local communities to provide options for a governance structure that will be presented to Ministers this summer, and then establish the management group...

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  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 19 February 2014

    19th February 2014 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article reporting on ‘The transformation of Scottish fisheries: Sustainable interdependence from ‘net to plate’. Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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  • FLOWW Best Practice Guidance for Offshore Renewables Developments

    19th February 2014 by

    The Fishing Liaison with Offshore Wind and Wet Renewables Group (FLOWW) was set up in 2002 to foster good relations between the fishing and offshore renewable energy sectors and to encourage co-existence between both industries. FLOWW’s objectives are to enable and facilitate discussion, discuss on matters arising from the interaction of the fishing and offshore...

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  • Sea Trout Swimming Depth Contract

    19th February 2014 by

    © aboutscotland.com Swimming depth of fish is an important element in determining the potential for interaction of fish with various aspects of marine renewables developments, for example the risk of collision with tidal turbines. However,  although sea trout support important fisheries and may occur in many marine renewables development areas, there is limited information available...

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  • Coastal Futures 2014

    19th February 2014 by

    Mike Robertson attended the annual Coastal Futures meeting in London on the 22nd and 23rd January 2014 at SOAS, University of London. MSS was also represented by Clare Greathead and Francis Neat who additionally gave a talk on the ecology of Rockall. This conference sets out to bring together different sectors from within the UK...

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  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 12 February 2014

    13th February 2014 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article reporting on ‘Public Perception of the Marine Environment’ Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 5 February 2014

    5th February 2014 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article reporting on ‘The short-term impacts of implementing catch quotas and a discard ban on English North Sea otter trawlers’ Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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  • Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 31 January 2014

    31st January 2014 by

    This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring a guest article reporting on ‘The Economic Valuation of Marine Recreation Activity’ Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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