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OSC will be attending the A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES) conference, to be held from 5-9 December 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The conference focuses on linking science, practice and decision-making around sustainability and ecosystem services. One of our founding Directors, Dr … Continue reading
Ocean Science Consulting Ltd (OSC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded International Organization of Standardization (ISO) certification by Alcumus ISOQAR (a United Kingdom Accreditation Services [UKAS] accredited certification body) for the supply of marine environmental and offshore … Continue reading
All our C-PODs and T-PODs have returned safely from the field and OSC’s 100% POD recovery rate remains intact. All the PODs have been cleaned up, and the remaining data is being downloaded now.
Recent research has demonstrated that harbour (Phoca vitulina) and grey (Halichoerus grypus) seals target wind turbines and pipelines as foraging locations (Russell et al. (2014); http://bit.ly/1rKXHR4). This research is in agreement with Ocean Science Consulting’s (OSC) on going rigs-to-reefs research … Continue reading
Exciting things are happening at our Spott Road premises in Dunbar. Workers have been busy over the past few weeks transforming our nature reserve. We hope to encourage as much wildlife as possible into our reserve, so part of the … Continue reading
In an astonishing series of events, OSC was informed that their accepted talk “Offshore rigs as dinner gongs for porpoises” had been axed from the rigs-to-reefs MASTS workshop programme, despite being the only published work on this particular research in … Continue reading
It has long been known that some odontocetes (toothed whales and dolphins) produce sounds with unique frequency modulation patterns known as signature whistles. Research has shown that these individually identifiable whistles, which are formed early in life, play a similar … Continue reading