9 returned results for 'ScotMER'

  • Scottish Marine Energy Research Symposium 2023

    Registration is now open for the upcoming Scottish Marine Energy Research (ScotMER) symposium, which will run for three days from 31 January 2023.

    7th December 2022

  • Strong public support for offshore wind

    The vast majority of people in Scotland believe offshore wind has a vital role to play in Scotland’s future, according to a recent study.

    8th August 2022

  • What lies beneath

    In Scotland’s Marine Assessment 2020, our recently published web portal looking at the state of our seas, one of the case studies – Case study: Nova Innovation – Shetland Tidal Array highlights the role tidal energy can play in reaching our net zero ambitions and showing just how much power can be generated by one tidal turbine.

    26th January 2021

  • Uncovering secrets of marine life using automated image identification

    It’s not easy to learn about what is going on under the surface of the ocean, but a new study is exploring how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help Marine Scotland uncover the secrets under our seas.

    2nd December 2020

  • Identification of Sabellaria spinulosa reef on the Scottish east coast

    The Scottish Marine Energy Research Programme has commissioned research to confirm the existence of Sabellaria spinulosa (Sabellaria) in reef form.

    2nd December 2020

  • Marine Scotland Science publications for July

    Marine Scotland Science, as a core Scottish Government (SG) Division, is working to support SG’s overall COVID-19 response. It also continues to sustain critical marine science delivery and has over the last month produced the following notable publications.

    10th August 2020

  • Marine Mammals – updated demographics – how do we measure that?

    Understanding the impacts of human activities, and preventing harm to habitats and species, is one of the biggest challenges to marine industries. The Scottish Government’s Scottish Marine Research Energy Programme (ScotMER) has published three new studies to assist when assessing the impact of offshore renewable developments on marine mammals. These new reports pull together key…

    6th August 2020

  • New research into marine renewables

    New insights on seabird behaviour and best practice methods for licensing will help government and industry better understand the implications of marine renewables on seabirds.

    28th July 2020

  • Funded Student Internships in Offshore Renewable Energy

    Are you a postgraduate student interested in a research project on the environmental impacts of offshore renewable energy on fish ecology and commercial fisheries, to help inform government priorities? Then this funded internship programme with Marine Scotland might just be for you! Marine Scotland invites postgraduate students (Masters and PhD), registered with any UK academic…

    24th July 2019