Search results for: Scottish Association for Marine Science

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  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    QED Naval, the University of Edinburgh and Scottish Association for Marine Sciences (SAMS) are being supported by the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) to complete a resource assessment and performance modelling of a tidal turbine in the Sound of Islay. The work involves a 3D Large Eddy Simulation model of the Sound of Islay by Edinburgh. […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has appointed professor Angela Hatton as director of Science and Technology. Professor Angela Hatton said, “These are interesting and exciting times for the NOC; addressing globally significant challenges, driving forward technology development and conducting science that has a positive impact on society and the economy. I’m delighted to take up the challenge […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has appointed Professor Angela Hatton as its new director of science & technology to succeed Professor Ian Wright who is leaving NOC to take up the position of deputy vice chancellor (research & innovation) at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Angela is a microbial biogeochemist and a director of research […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Equipment

    National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) latest Autosub Long Range (ALR) vehicle has completed its first live trials in the waters of Portland Harbour in Dorset. The new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), ALR1500, passed its first major test in Portland Harbour, demonstrating its integration with the unified Command and Control (C2) software platform that has been developed […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Building work has been completed for the first phase of the new multi-million pound European Marine Science Park being developed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) in Argyll. The state of the art building at Dunstaffnage, near Oban, will provide space for the growth of existing and new businesses which wish to tap into the […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Teledyne Gavia has completed the sale and recent delivery of a Gavia Offshore Surveyor AUV to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland. The Gavia AUV, selected by SAMS, is rated to 500m depth, and includes an interferometric bathymetry system as its primary scientific sensor and utilizes a high accuracy Doppler Velocity […]

  • 22 October 2015

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a partner in a new £2.5m Centre for Doctoral Training in the use of ‘robotic’ systems for environmental sciences. The NOC component of the centre will focus on innovative marine robotics and sensors, which can be used to address key scientific challenges such as; climate change, deep-sea exploration, and […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers from the University of Exeter have tested a new sea-going robot that can map the seabed using its own intelligence which could prove favorable for offshore industry.

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) has begun at Dunstaffnage near Oban, which will offer commercial space for businesses at one of the world’s leading sites for marine research and development. The 20,000 square feet building will be available by the end of 2012, with further developments planned over the coming decade. The […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and partners have started a two-week mission involving ten marine robots deployed off northwest Scotland. The third in a series of demonstrator missions, this latest phase sees the largest fleet of marine robotic vehicles simultaneously deployed in UK waters. The mission comprises seven submarine gliders and three surface Wave Gliders that are working together in […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    UK marine survey company Partrac has recently provided sea bed erosion data to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), for a project aimed at upgrading a fish waste dispersion model (NewDEPOMOD). Used by the Regulator to underpin the consenting process for the domestic aquaculture industry, the NewDEPOMOD model should contribute to the industry’s growth […]

  • 11 October 2013

    Marine scientists in Scotland are part of an international team working on a newly funded multi-million pound project to monitor crucial ocean currents that shape Britain’s climate. The £20 million project will focus on the North Atlantic, in particular the North Atlantic Subpolar Gyre—a system of ocean currents in the high latitude, deep-water basins of […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has announced two successful UK funding applications to support technology development and environmentally sustainable development of commercial CETO projects. Carnegie recently won EU funding from the MARINETs Transnational Access initiative to support wave tank testing and validation of its next generation CETO 6 technology. Through its UK and Irish subsidiaries, CETO […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Internationally recognized scientist Tracy Shimmield has taken on the role of Chair of the new Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC).

  • 25 May 2012

    Construction of the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) has begun at Dunstaffnage near Oban, which will offer commercial space for businesses at one of the world’s leading sites for marine research and development. The 20,000 square feet building will be available by the end of 2012, with further developments planned over the coming decade. The […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces two successful UK funding applications to support technology development and environmentally sustainable development of commercial CETO projects. Carnegie recently won EU funding from the MARINETs Transnational Access initiative to support wave tank testing and validation of its next generation CETO 6 technology. Through its UK and Irish subsidiaries, CETO 6 […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The development of the first phase of one of Scotland’s leading research locations for marine sciences has won an award through a national initiative. Robertson Construction has won a Gold Award through the Considerate Constructors Scheme for Malin House, part of the new multi-million pound European Marine Science Park development by Highlands and Islands Enterprise […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The development of the first phase of one of Scotland’s leading research locations for marine sciences has won an award through a national initiative. Robertson Construction has won a Gold Award through the Considerate Constructors Scheme for Malin House, part of the new multi-million pound European Marine Science Park development by Highlands and Islands Enterprise […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Environment

    New guidance to protect large marine animals from UK marine renewable energy development has been put forward in a ground-breaking new report. The collaborative report, carried out by the University of Exeter and the Scottish Association for Marine Science, suggests moorings are likely to pose a ‘relatively modest risk’ to marine animals – particularly when […]

  • 6 August 2014

    Scotland’s largest marine energy conference has been awarded Scottish Cities Global Excellence status as part of the Commonwealth Games legacy programme. Scottish Renewables’ Marine Conference, Exhibition and Dinner, to be held in Inverness on September 23 and 24, will showcase the world-leading wave and tidal energy technologies and expertise being developed in Scotland’s seas. The […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The results from the world’s first experiment into the realistic simulation of the potential environmental impact of a submarine CO2 leakage, which featured several studies by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and University of Southampton, have been published in a special issue of the International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control (IJGGC). The research was conducted […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The latest Autosub Long Range (ALR) vehicles being developed by the National Oceanography Centre have completed their first round of commissioning trials in the waters of Loch Ness, Scotland. The new autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), ALR1500 – named for the 1500m depth to which they can dive – carried out a range of test missions […]