Marine Scotland

  • ICES/NAFO Decadal Symposium Update…

    1st March 2011 by

    Five Marine Scotland Science abstracts, using data gathered at the east and west coast ecosystem monitoring stations, have been accepted for the ICES/NAFO Decadal Symposium, May 2011. Below are the accepted titles and the associated author lists. Spain here we come! (abstracts listed in no particular order) 1) Emerging patterns from time series of plankton sampling off the…

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  • Tail-end of Hurricane Tomas

    12th November 2010 by

    The high winds that have hit the UK this week are likely to be related to the tail-end of Hurricane Tomas which has been reeking havoc in Ireland. It is Friday today, the winds have dropped and the sea state has improved, however, due to technical problems at Stonehaven harbour, Temora is trapped in the inner harbour…

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  • et al.

    26th October 2010 by

    Definition: et al. = and others. Similar to an ice berg, there is a lot more beneath the surface of the coastal monitoring! The coastal monitoring of the plankton biologists (see previous post) is mutually supported by teams of technicians, oceanographers and chemists.

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  • 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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  • 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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