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SAMS AGM

7 Dec 2018 at 15:15 @ SAMS William Speirs Bruce lecture room: All members of SAMS are invited to the annual general meeting

Annual Newth Lecture

7 Dec: Blue Future - how new technology is going to change our relationship with the global ocean' by Stephen Hall, Society for Underwater Technology

Latest news


Representatives of IBioIC, SAMS, SAIC, HIE and Zero Waste Scotland helped to organise the meeting on Exploring Opportunities in Blue Biotech and Aquaculture

Wed, Nov 14, '18

Discovering the wonders of algae

Top UK innovation companies join academics at SAMS conference

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A polyester fibre extracted from a brittle star sampled from 1976

Tue, Oct 23, '18

Historic microplastics problem revealed

Time-travelling deep sea scientists discover decades of pollution

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Dr Hannah Grist has been shortlisted for the David Robertson Adult Award for recording marine and coastal wildlife

Wed, Oct 17, '18

Coastal detective up for biology prize

Capturing Our Coast scientist shortlisted for UK award

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This Haihai Minke whale is one of the exhibits capturing the imagination

Tue, Oct 16, '18

Thousands attend unique ocean exhibition

Last chance to see Sea Creatures event in Scotland

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Latest papers


Diet uncertainty analysis strengthens model-derived indicators of food web structure and function.
Authors:

Jacob W. Bentley, David Hines, Stuart Borrett, Natalia Serpetti, Clive Fox, David G. Reid, Johanna J. Heymans

Ecological Indicators, 98
11, 12, 2018
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Pan-Arctic diel vertical migration during the polar night
Authors:

Hobbs LJ, Cottier FR, Last FS, Berge J

Marine Ecology Progress Series
10, 24, 2018
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New insights into the biology of Calanus spp. (Copepoda) males in the Arctic
Authors:

Daase M, Kosobokova K, Last KS, Cohen JH, Choquet M, Hatlebakk M, Søreide JE

Marine Ecology Progress Series
10, 22, 2018
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SAMS AGM

7 Dec 2018 from 3.15 pm all members are warmly invited to our 104th annual general meeting at SAMS

Newth Lecture 2018

"Blue Future - how new technology is going to change our relationship with the global ocean" by Stephen Hall, CEO Society for Underwater Technology

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