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Clearing 2018

We still have spaces available on our undergraduate marine science programmes: talk to us!

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Our filmmaker has been accompanying the Arctic PRIZE research expedition into the Barents Sea: WOW WOW WOW

Two funded PhD studentships

1. Risk to aquaculture from harmful algal blooms; 2. Spatial modelling and forecasting of salmon parasites

Latest news

The Arctic region is undergoing a period of rapid change

Wed, Jul 18, '18

How are the polar regions changing?

UK-Norway collaboration explains the importance of the poles

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Scientists on the GlobalSeaweedSTAR project bid farewell to researchers from Tanzania, Indonesia and the Philippines, who studied at SAMS.

Wed, Jun 27, '18

Fond farewell to seaweed researchers

SAMS training will allow researchers to help global industry

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Prof Jorgen Berge, UiT and Dr Emily Venables, SAMS retrieve a glider from the Barents Sea during the Arctic PRIZE April cruise

Fri, Jun 8, '18

Underwater robots give unique Arctic insight

New data will help scientists better predict region's climate change

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Latest papers

Categorizing and Naming Marine Heatwaves

Hobday, A. J., E. C. J. Oliver, A. S. Gupta, J. A. Benthuysen, M. T. Burrows, M. G. Donat, N. J. Holbrook, P. J. Moore, M. S. Thomsen, T. Wernberg and D. A. Smale

Oceanography 31(2)
05, 15, 2018
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Rare Earth Element Distribution in the NE Atlantic: Evidence for benthic sources, longevity of the seawater signal, and biogeochemical cycling.

Crocket, K., E. Hill, R. Abell, C. Johnson, S. Gary, T. Brand and E. Hathorne

Frontiers in Marine Science, 5
04, 30, 2018
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Our events

SAMS UHI graduation: 06 Sep 2018

Celebrating the academic achievements of our students

Inaugural Lecture: 18 Sep 2018 at 17.30

Professor Liz Cottier-Cook: Alien invasions & the future security of our oceans

SAMS AGM: 07 Dec 2018

All members are warmly invited to our 104th annual general meeting

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