To view interview vidcasts from the 2015 MASTS Annual Science Meeting click on the images below;
Dr Nick Kamenos from the University of Glasgow takes a few minutes to talk to Kelvin Boot about the often overlooked pink coralline algae that encrust seaside rocks and form three dimensional beds in shallow coastal waters. They might not look like much but these algae are of global importance. Nick and his colleagues have been studying these surprising plants for many years revealing that they provide many ecosystem and environmental services.
Sliding Baselines with Dr Bill Sanderson
Dr Bill Sanderson from Heriot-Watt University speaks to Kelvin Boot at the 2015 MASTS Annual Science Meeting, on the topic of sliding habitat and environmental baselines and how these relate to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
Discovering Deep Sea Fish with Thomas Linley
MASTS Graduate School student Thomas Linley (based at Oceanlab, University of Aberdeen) speaks to Kelvin Boot about his research and the discovery of new deep sea fish species inhabiting the Mariana Trench of the South Pacific.
Science and Fisheries with Dr Paul Fernandes
Dr Paul Fernandes, convener of the MASTS Fisheries Science Forum speaks to Kelvin Boot during the 2015 MASTS Annual Science Meeting on the vital role of science and research in the effective management of fisheries.
Deep Sea Cold-water Corals with Dr Seb Hennige
Dr Sebastian Hennige of Heriot-Watt University speaks to Kelvin Boot on the subject of deep sea cold-water corals at the 2015 MASTS Annual Science Meeting.