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Government appointment for oceans expert

In his new role, Prof Mark Inall will support the work of the Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland, Professor Sheila Rowan
In his new role, Prof Mark Inall will support the work of the Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland, Professor Sheila Rowan
Government appointment for oceans expert

A researcher from the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban has been appointed to the Scottish Science Advisory Council (SSAC), the expert panel that informs Scottish Government policy. Prof Mark Inall, a physical oceanographer, will join the SSAC from January 1. He has been appointed as one of five new council members from varied scientific disciplines.

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The Arctic is undergoing profound environmental change from warming surface and ocean temperatures

Thu, Nov 29, '18

Committee calls for greater Arctic funding

Arctic exploitation at odds with climate change commitments

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Skate can be identified by examining the distinctive spot patterns on their backs and studying their movements

Mon, Nov 19, '18

Call to help protect rare skate species

Scotland’s anglers urged to help save critically endangered fish

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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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