These projects reflect the Marine Station’s intention to focus on research which contributes towards important marine conservation objectives such as the restoration of damaged seas and establishment of sustainable fisheries.
Research Made in St Abbs
Currently falls under two broad themes, each with several clusters. The ‘Marine Stressors’ research theme is composed of projects dealing with ‘Climate Change’, ‘Anthropogenic Noise/Vibration’, ‘Electromagnetic Fields’ and ‘Microplastics, Chemical and Microbial Pollution’. The ‘Sustainable Management’ research theme consists of projects on ‘Marine Protected Areas’, ‘Habitat Restoration’, ‘Tourism’ and ‘Sustainable Inshore Shellfish Fisheries’.
Read our Research Framework to obtain more information on our work