What lies beneath
26th January 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
In Scotland’s Marine Assessment 2020, our recently published web portal looking at the state of our seas, one of the case studies – Case study: Nova Innovation – Shetland Tidal Array highlights the role tidal energy can play in reaching our net zero ambitions and showing just how much power can be generated by one tidal turbine.
Scotland’s Marine Assessment 2020 launched
21st December 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
A new online platform which assesses the condition of Scotland’s marine environment and the human activity it supports has been launched.
Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy
26th November 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
In conversation with Mairi Gougeon, Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment, about the Scottish Government’s recently published Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy.
Nature of Scotland Awards Countdown
24th November 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
With the Nature of Scotland awards taking place tomorrow we’re excited for all the nominees that have been shortlisted, but especially so for our colleagues!
New focus for farmed fish group
30th October 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
The cause of fish mortality, impact of climate change and development of treatments will be the focus for the newly refreshed Farmed Fish Health Framework.
River Temperature Research
18th September 2020 by MS Communications
Latest research and monitoring from Marine Scotland Science indicates that not only are many rivers now far too warm to support healthy growth of fish, but in some cases summer temperatures can reach levels that cause direct thermal stress.
Research Partners Collaborate One Last Time
20th May 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Earlier this year our colleague and Spatial Ecologist Dr Grant Campbell attended the final EU ATLAS General Assembly meeting in Edinburgh. 26 multidisciplinary partners and leading organisations, including Marine Scotland, attended the conference both in person and via video call to discuss their combined knowledge and understanding of the marine environment in the North Atlantic….
Speculative Harbouring: Living Landscapes
11th March 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
As we celebrate British Science Week we’re delighted to bring you an update from Indian artist and researcher, Sonia Mehra Chawla.
Detecting Weekly Changes in our Oceans using Seagliders
28th February 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Marine Scotland Scientists have been involved in a series of three ocean glider data set peer-reviewed articles. The latest, titled ‘Weekly variability of hydrography and transport of northwestern inflows into the northern North Sea’ has recently been published in the Journal of Marine Science. Collaborating with researchers from the University of East Anglia, colleagues from…
New Blue Carbon Resource for Marine Scientists
24th February 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Two new science reports have been published today by Marine Scotland Science (MSS) that will be used to improve our understanding and management of Blue Carbon; carbon found stored beneath the sea in sediment, shells and living plants. One is a collaborative project with University of St Andrews ‘Re-Evaluating Scotland’s Sedimentary Carbon Stocks’ and the…