Salmonid studies update - COMPASS Project Blog Article

Salmonid studies update

This work package aims to investigate the migrations of salmonid fish in our regional seas using moored scientific recording instruments.  We aim to find out what these fish do and where they go, in an attempt to study their habits and understand the population dynamics. The fish Salmon and Sea trout have similar biology, share […]

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Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Launches COMPASS Project - COMPASS Project Blog Article

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Launches COMPASS Project

An exciting new marine science project studying the seas around Ireland, Western Scotland and Northern Ireland was launched this week in Ballycastle overlooking Rathlin Sound. The COMPASS project, led and coordinated by researchers from the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), will connect the regions’ leading marine research Institutes to form a cross-border network to protect […]

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COMPASS – project update (July 17) - COMPASS Project Blog Article

COMPASS – project update (July 17)

July 2017 The COMPASS project has been formally approved to proceed, and the groundwork undertaken by the partners since January 2017 is now developing into some full blown activity. The Project Management Office is currently being established at AFBI, and recruitment for many of the new posts across the partnership is well underway (and in […]

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EU Invests €6.28 Million to Help Protect Life Beneath The Waves - COMPASS Project Blog Article

EU Invests €6.28 Million to Help Protect Life Beneath The Waves

The SEUPB has announced that €6.28 million worth of funding, under the EU’s INTERREG VA Programme, has been offered for a ground-breaking environmental project that will both protect and increase our understanding of oceanic life. The funding has been offered to the Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) for the ‘COMPASS’ project, which will create a […]

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