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COMPASS network of buoys expands to the Clyde Sea, Western Scotland - COMPASS Project Blog Article

COMPASS network of buoys expands to the Clyde Sea, Western Scotland

A new metocean buoy was deployed by Marine Scotland Science as part of the COMPASS network of buoys in Scottish waters on 21 April 2022.  The buoy was deployed off the NLV Pole Star, a vessel operated by the Northern Lighthouse Board.  It was positioned (55° 24.900’ N 005° 11.700’ W) within the South of […]

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Tagging and track Salmon and Sea trout – video links - COMPASS Project Blog Article

Tagging and track Salmon and Sea trout – video links

Inland Fisheries Ireland, has produced two excellent videos, one on the Acoustic Receivers deployment and one on smolt tracking which demonstrates the funded work undertaken by the salmonid team on COMPASS. The Smolt tagging in NE Ireland 2019 – YouTube video demonstrates smolt tracking on the Castletown River in Ireland with the support of Dundalk […]

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COMPASS data – project models, Story maps and more … - COMPASS Project Blog Article

COMPASS data – project models, Story maps and more …

Unique among the three Interreg Va Marine Protected Areas projects, COMPASS has a dedicated work package on Data Management. One of the key goals of this work package was to provide a platform on the Web to allow general users to access the data collected from the network of monitoring buoys deployed by the partners. […]

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Meet the COMPASS Scientists – Susanna Quer on the quest to understand marine mammals presence in North Altantic - COMPASS Project Blog Article

Meet the COMPASS Scientists – Susanna Quer on the quest to understand marine mammals presence in North Altantic

The collection of underwater sound data within COMPASS continues into 2021. COMPASS researcher Susanna Quer, who has recently joined Marine Scotland Science and the COMPASS project as it embarks on its last year, has come back from the November survey on board Marine Research Vessel (MRV) Scotia, during which the COMPASS scientific moorings in the […]

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COMPASS 4th Annual Webinar held in November 2021 - COMPASS Project Blog Article

COMPASS 4th Annual Webinar held in November 2021

The focus of this year’s COMPASS Annual Webinar was IMPACT & LEGACY. The event was held on 2nd and 3rd November 2021 and a packed day of presentations and panel discussions was attended by a wide range of stakeholders. The topics covered reflected the achievements of the research teams across the project with a focus […]

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Meet the COMPASS Scientists – Jennifer Scott describes her work at the Loch Ewe Data Buoy - COMPASS Project Blog Article

Meet the COMPASS Scientists – Jennifer Scott describes her work at the Loch Ewe Data Buoy

Jennifer Scott is an Oceanographer based at Marine Scotland and recently started working on the EU INTERREG funded COMPASS project. Here she explains her role on the project and the involvement of Marine Scotland on the project: I was fortunate to visit our monitoring site in Loch Ewe in late June to carry out maintenance […]

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