Marine Scotland

  • Temora

    19th October 2010 by

    M.V. Temora (Motor Vessel Temora) is owned by Marine Scotland Science and is used each week to sample plankton and associated environmental parameters in coastal waters 5 km offshore at Stonehaven on the east coast of Scotland. Click on the highlighted vessel name to find out the vessel details.

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  • Plankton definition

    8th October 2010 by

    Plankton is the term for drifting organisms, from bacteria through microscopic plants (phytoplankton) and animals (zooplankton), to large jellyfish and the larvae of most fish and shellfish, that inhabit the oceans, seas and bodies of freshwater.

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  • Coastal Monitoring Represented at Local Festival

    4th October 2010 by

    MSS had a stall at a local maritime festival to promote awareness of the coastal monitoring work. To read an account of the day click on the below link (blue text). Maritime Rescue Institute, Harbour Festival, September 2010 by John Dunn As part of the Coastal Ecosystem monitoring programme at Marine Scotland Science (MSS) which runs...

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  • Welcome to the Coastal and Ecosystem Monitoring Blog

    30th September 2010 by

    In this blog we aim to provide the readers with up to date information about the type of activities that are carried out to conduct long term monitoring around the seas of Scotland, and in particular focusing on the high-frequency coastal monitoring sites. As the term “long-term monitoring” indicates, the efforts and results coming from this work may not...

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