• Monitoring the Sights and Sounds of Atlantic Cod

    23rd March 2020 by

    Many marine organisms, such as whales, dolphins and seals produce sound whilst they are under water. Maybe you’ve heard the clicking noises made by dolphins. But did you know that this is also the case for fish too? This is what PhD student Monika Kosecka has been studying as part of her project on fish…

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  • Sampling and Surveying the Sea Lochs

    2nd August 2018 by

    Survey: 1118A MRV Alba na Mara Duration: 27 July – 07 August 2018 Gear: Day grabs (x 2) – supplied by Marine Scotland Science (MSS) Craib corer – supplied by MSS Drop-down video frame – supplied by Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) mooring. Objectives: The objectives of this survey…

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  • Head of Marine Scotland Science inspires next generation

    15th September 2016 by

    Last week, Professor Colin Moffat urged graduates from the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS UHI) to help convey key public messages about climate change, as they begin their research careers. Prof Colin Moffat was guest speaker at the SAMS graduation ceremony when 12 BSc marine science students and seven PhD students from the Dunstaffnage institute…

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