Joint monitoring of Scottish Marine Protected Areas
19th August 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
Our science colleagues joined with JNCC recently to conduct a monitoring trip of the West Shetland Shelf Marine Protected Area.
Surveying the Sponge Belt
2nd September 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Marine Scotland and JNCC have been undertaking the annual MPA monitoring trip in Scottish offshore waters aboard the Marine Research Vessel Scotia.
Collaboration is key for science
27th August 2021 by Marine Scotland Communications
Nephrops norvegicus, commonly known as langoustine or Dublin bay prawn, is the second most valuable seafood species landed in Scotland, and was worth over £80 million in 2019.
Half-way there! Monitoring the West Shetland Shelf
9th September 2019 by Marine Scotland Communications
MRV Scotia Survey: 1219S (Times given are in Coordinated Universal Time (abbreviated to UTC), 24-hour format throughout.) With a full complement of staff aboard, including 19 officers and crew and a team of 11 scientists from Marine Scotland Science (MSS), the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and the National Museum of Scotland, MRV Scotia departed…
We’ll be back! Our Return to the West Shetland Shelf
30th August 2019 by Marine Scotland Communications
MRV Scotia Survey: 1219S Programme Duration: 26 August – 11 September 2019 Introduction The survey plan outlines the monitoring survey requirements for West Shetland Shelf (WSS) Nature Conservation Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). WSS has been identified for monitoring survey effort following discussion between Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and Marine Scotland Science (MSS), taking into…