12 returned results for 'ARIES Survey'

  • Celebrating the Year of the Engineer – Aries. More than just a star sign

    As we mentioned in our blog earlier this month, 2018 is the Year of the Engineer as well as the Year of the Young Person. Over the next 12 months, we’ll be introducing you to some of our incredibly talented engineers, as well as showing your some of their work. First up, one of our…

    16th January 2018

  • Latest update from the MRV Scotia survey 0717S – the 7th of the year

    Duration: 6- 26 June 2017 Gear onboard:   2 x Scotia BT175 80mm prawn trawls 2 x Day grabs and 1 x sieving table 2 x towed UWTV sledges 2 x 600m umbilical towing cables and associated TV equipment (including back up) Objectives To obtain estimates of the abundance and distribution of Nephrops burrow complexes at…

    15th June 2017

  • MRV Scotia Survey 1816S Programme

    Duration: 10-20 December 2016 Gear: Sea-Bird CTD/Carousel, sledge with OPC and CTD, ADCP mooring equipment, water filtering equipment Objectives: Test the CTD and sledge/OPC in the Buchan Deep off Peterhead. Perform routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the long term monitoring JONSIS section in the northern North Sea. Perform routine hydrographic sampling at stations along…

    14th December 2016

  • Update from Scotia research survey 1815S: December in the Faroe-Shetland Channel

      Greetings from Scotia from the Faroe-Shetland Channel! A group of experienced scientists and engineers came on-board Scotia on Thursday December 10th to sail into the northern North Sea and on into the Faroe-Shetland Channel. More than a week into our 12-day trip, we can clearly say that we have had exceptional weather for December…

    21st December 2015

  • MRV Scotia: Survey 0715S Programme

    Nephrops Survey Duration: 3-22 June 2015 Gear: 2 x ScotiaBT175 80mm prawn trawls 2 x Day grabs and 1 x sieving table Towed UWTV sledge 2 x 600m umbilical towing cables and associated TV equipment (including back up). Objectives: To obtain estimates of the abundance and distribution of Nephrops burrow complexes at Fladen, in the…

    2nd July 2015

  • MRV Scotia: Survey 1914S – Cruise Programme

    Duration: 7 – 22 December 2014 Loading: Aberdeen, 4 December 2014 Unloading: Aberdeen, 22 December 2014 Fishing Gear: Sea-Bird CTD/Carousel, sledge with OPC and CTD, day grab, Hammon grab Objectives  Perform routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the long term monitoring JONSIS section in the northern North Sea. Perform routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the…

    17th November 2014

  • MRV Scotia; Survey 0714S – Nephrops Television Survey

    The MRV Scotia began her annual North Sea and West coast Nephrops Television Survey last week.  The main areas in which the survey will take place are shown in the figure below.  A combination of two approaches will be used to derive the survey positions.  The majority of stations will be generated by employing the…

    13th June 2014

  • Celebrating the Year of the Engineer – Meet Neil Collie

    As we mentioned in our blog in January, 2018 is the Year of the Engineer as well as the Year of the Young Person. Over the course of the year, we’ll be introducing you to some of our incredibly talented engineers, as well as showing your some of their work. Next up, we hear from our…

    6th February 2018

  • Taking the Sea-Bird to the Faroe-Shetland Channel

    Duration: 8 – 18 December 2017 Gear Sea-Bird CTD/Carousel, Plankton Nets (ARIES), water filtering equipment Objectives Test the CTD in the Buchan Deep off Peterhead and test plankton crane and ARIES at an appropriate location before its first use.  Perform routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the long term monitoring JONSIS section in the northern…

    8th December 2017

  • How do dams impact river connectivity and salmon populations?

    Many of Scotland’s rivers contain important rearing habitat for juvenile Atlantic salmon, an anadromous fish species that supports an economically important fishery and is often a target for conservation with many of its home-rivers designated as Special Areas of Conservation. Many of these rivers also generate hydroelectricity, which is an important source of renewable energy…

    16th March 2017