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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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COMPASS Digital Portal – NOW LIVE! - COMPASS Project Blog Article

COMPASS Digital Portal – NOW LIVE!

The Digital Portal for the COMPASS is live, go to COMPASS Data Portal (arcgis.com). This portal collects together data from the project and information provided by the partner organisations and delivers a variety of tools to visualise the data, into one place. The portal includes dashboards directly linked to the Network of Buoys, glider missions […]

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Update on Network of Buoys - COMPASS Project Blog Article

Update on Network of Buoys

Due to the coastal locations of the COMPASS Network of Buoys they have to be able to withstand adverse conditions such as being battered by stormy weather and biofouling from algae and other sea life.  The equipment on each buoy needs to be robust, but to ensure accuracy and operation it still requires regular maintenance, […]

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Sometimes data are too complex. Stories give them form. - COMPASS Project Blog Article

Sometimes data are too complex. Stories give them form.

During the discussions around Data Management at the November 2020 virtual MPA projects meeting, among the important points made was that as scientists we often get incredibly focussed on details in a very specific field and bringing those details back together with a narrative, with a story, is vital in communicating our results. One highly […]

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SEUPB visit to COMPASS fish tagging site - COMPASS Project Blog Article

SEUPB visit to COMPASS fish tagging site

The COMPASS project was delighted to welcome Leanne Massey, @SEUPB director, on a recent visit to the Shimna River  in Newcastle, Co Down to learn more about the salmon and sea trout tagging work for this EU INTERREG-funded project. This  study  is being undertaken by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute and Inland Fisheries Ireland in […]

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