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Vanishing glaciers reveal ancient seabeds

SAMS' Teledyne Gavia surveyed underneath calving glaciers, giving scientists a unique look at the seabed in such environments.
SAMS' Teledyne Gavia surveyed underneath calving glaciers, giving scientists a unique look at the seabed in such environments.
Vanishing glaciers reveal ancient seabeds

Marine scientists have captured images from a seabed exposed for the first time in thousands of years because of rapid glacial ice retreat in the Arctic. The research team from the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) used an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to get close to the edge of four glaciers in Svalbard - a mission too dangerous for a survey ship because of the falling, or calving, ice.

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SAMS UHI Student of the Year Eleanor Lawrie gets a hug from proud mum Karen

Mon, Sep 9, '19

Dedicated daughter is student of the year

Mum's the word as student Eleanor gains marine science degree

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The first two PhD graduates from the University of the Highlands and Islands, Dr Winnie Courtene-Jones and Dr Andrea Garvetto are congratulated by, from left: University of the Highlands and Islands Dean of Research Michael Rayner, SAMS UHI Director Prof Nicholas Owens, university Vice-Principal Prof Neil Simco and Head of SAMS UHI Graduate School Dr Bhavani Narayanaswamy.

Fri, Sep 6, '19

PhD award is university's first

Marine scientist’s graduation marks university milestone

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