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Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state

Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state.

Scotland's seas: towards understanding their state
Contributors and acknowledgements

Contributors and acknowledgements

CASE STUDIES - CHAPTER 2

Case study 2.1 - Climatic variability in the seas to the west of Scotland
Mark Inall and Colin Griffiths, Scottish Association for Marine Science

Case study 2.2 - Seabed sediment
Alan Stevenson, Dave Long and Robert Gatliff, British Geological Survey

Case study 2.3 - Modelling bathymetric data
Alan Hills, SEPA

Case study 2.4 - New primary production in Scottish waters, 1960-2003
Mike Heath, FRS and Doug Beare, Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen

CASE STUDIES - CHAPTER 3

Case study 3.1 - Loadings on Riverine Inputs and Direct Discharges ( RID)
Brian Miller, SEPA

Case study 3.2 - Coastal and estuarine water quality classification
Brian Cowan and Peter Holmes, SEPA

Case study 3.3 - Water Framework Directive classification of transitional and coastal waters
David Ross, SEPA

Case study 3.4 - Persistent organic pollutants in Scottish harbour (common) seals
Ailsa Hall, Sea Mammal Research Unit

Case study 3.5 - Geochemical analysis of sediment on the seabed
Alan Stevenson, Dave Long and Robert Gatliff, British Geological Survey

Case study 3.6 - The impact of the offshore oil and gas industry on the sediment of potentially accumulative areas of the North Sea
Lynda Webster, Pam Walsham, Marie Russell, Gill Packer, Abdulwaheed Ahmed and Colin Moffat, FRS

Case study 3.7 - Evaluating the effects of environmental stressors on marine wildlife. Emerging techniques and approaches: DNA microarrays and qPCR arrays
John Craft, Glasgow Caledonian University

Case study 3.8 - Scottish Pollutant Release Inventory
Brian Miller, SEPA

Case study 3.9 - Eutrophication in Scottish marine waters
Brian Miller and Judy Dobson, SEPA

Case study 3.10 - Radioactive substances
Mark Toner, SEPA

CASE STUDIES - CHAPTER 4

Case study 4.1 - Analysis of Continuous Plankton Recorder ( CPR) Data
Ian Napier, NAFC Marine Centre

Case study 4.2 - Stonehaven ecosystem monitoring site - Phytoplankton
Eileen Bresnan, FRS

Case study 4.3 - Stonehaven ecosystem monitoring site - Zooplankton
Jens Rasmussen and Steve Hay, FRS

Case study 4.4 - Deep sea biodiversity around Scotland
Bhavani E Narayanaswamy, Scottish Association for Marine Science

Case study 4.5 - Commercially exploited fish stocks
Bill Turrell and Nick Bailey, FRS

Case study 4.6 - Implications of climate change for Scottish seabirds
Sarah Wanless, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

CASE STUDIES - CHAPTER 5

Case study 5.1 - Safeguarding shellfish quality
Keith Davidson, Scottish Association for Marine Sciences; Jacqui McElhiney and Lorna Murray, Food Standards Agency Scotland and Myriam Algoet, Centre for Environment, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Science

Case study 5.2 - Shetland shellfish stock assessment programme
B. Leslie, C. Laurenson, R. Shelmerdine & D.Riley, NAFC Marine Centre

Case study 5.3 - Marine finfish aquaculture interactions with the environment
Matt Gubbins, FRS and Ewan Gillespie, SEPA

Case study 5.4 - Coastal and marine historic heritage
Philip Robertson, Historic Scotland

Case study 5.5 - Competing activities in the Loch Creran marine Special Area of Conservation
Hamish Mair, Heriot Watt University

Kevin O'Carroll

BERR

Alan Stevenson

BGS

Mark Charlesworth

British Oceanographic Data Centre

Nick Bailey

FRS

Barbara Berx

FRS

Ian Davies

FRS

Steve Hay

FRS

Sarah Hughes

FRS

Colin Megginson

FRS

Colin Moffat

FRS

Tracy McCollin

FRS

Keith Mutch

FRS

Bill Turrell

FRS

David Connor

JNCC

Matt Frost

Marine Biological Association

Ian Boyd

Marine Science Scotland

Mike Bell

Meteorological Office

Alan Hughes

National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton

Steve Gontarek

SAMS

Mike Burrows

SAMS

Rhona Fairgrieve

Scottish Coastal Forum

Alan Hills

SEPA

Peter Holmes

SEPA

Tom Leatherland

SEPA

Monica Straughan

SEPA

Jenny Brough

Scottish Government

Martyn Cox

Scottish Government

Stevan Croasdale

Scottish Government

Louise Cunningham

Scottish Government

David Dunkley

Scottish Government

Zoe McGuire

Scottish Government

Ian Mitchell

Scottish Government

Heather Holmes

Scottish Government

Alan McPherson

Scottish Government

Dominic Munro

Scottish Government

Angela Robinson

Scottish Government

Jane Rougvie

Scottish Government

James Thomson

Scottish Government

Marlene Walker

Scottish Government

Ailsa Hall

SMRU

John Baxter

SNH

Rhys Bullman

SNH

Dominic Counsell

SNH

David Donnan

SNH

Martin Gaywood

SNH

Ben James

SNH

George Lees

SNH

Shona MacLellan

SNH

Preparation of the report was overseen by a steering group of Peter Holmes ( SEPA), John Baxter ( SNH), Ian Boyd (Marine Science Scotland), Martyn Cox and Louise Cunningham (Scottish Government) and chaired by Colin Moffat ( FRS).


Contact

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