29th November 2019 by Marine Scotland Communications
MRV Alba na Mara Programme Survey: 2119A Duration: 28 November – 2 December 2019 Sampling Gear: BT 158 with 50 mm cod-end 2 m beam trawl with 50 mm cod-end Day grab and table Catamaran and neuston net Objectives: To undertake flatfish sampling in St Andrews Bay, Inner Firth of Forth and…
3rd January 2018 by Marine Scotland Communications
Duration: 4-19 January 2018 Objectives To undertake water, sediment and biological sampling for the Clean Seas Environmental Monitoring Programme (CSEMP). To collect water samples for nutrient studies as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment Survey (SCEAS). Monitor and record all litter brought aboard in all trawls. Sample water column and sediment for micro-plastic litter….
25th January 2017 by Marine Scotland Communications
It is well acknowledged that any kind of marine litter poses a detrimental effect to the environment, economy and society so in response, Scotland produced its first Marine Litter Strategy in 2014 with the aim of reducing the amount of litter entering the sea. The Strategy sets out over 40 actions including encouraging producers to change the design of products, such…