By Adele Green, Bournemouth University In April 2018 I completed a placement on the River Frome, Wareham, Dorset, as a research assistant from Bournemouth university in collaboration with the GWCT for SAMARCH. From late March to mid-May, the team aim
By Ossi Turunen, Bournemouth University I attended the Global Engagement Fusion Seminar at Bournemouth University on 24th January to present and share my own experiences with the SAMARCH project. The seminar was hosted by BU academics Professor Genoveva Esteban and
I joined the SAMARCH project in November 2018 as a PhD student at INRA, Rennes, France. Last year I completed my Master’s degree studying post fledging movements in the European metapopulation of Bearded Vultures using GPS data at the Centre
By Romain LÉCUYER This summer 2018, I’ve had the opportunity to work with the SAMARCH lab team based in the University of Exeter. As a French student, it was my first foreign experience dealing with fish genetics. That made me an
SAMARCH is beginning to unravel the mysteries of sea trout at sea. We have started to analyse the data from the four DST’s recovered this summer and have looked at the depth data recorded, below is a graph of a
I have recently arrived from Canada and started a PhD position with Bournemouth University and the Salmon and Trout Research Centre at GWCT as part of the SAMARCH project. Before moving to England, I lived in Iceland, where I completed
Watch our latest video which helps explain just what the SAMARCH project is all about.
This week we deployed two rotary screw traps (RST) into the upper Tamar catchment to catch sea trout kelts on their post spawning migration back to sea. The traps are currently anchored in the middle of pools ready to be
By Ossi Turunen, Bournemouth University I attended a Career Spotlight event at Bournemouth University on Monday 15th October to present my own experiences with the SAMARCH project and to meet new inspiring people. The event started with a keynote speaker
By Ossi Turunen, Bournemouth University Alongside tagging Atlantic salmon and brown trout one part of the project carried out by the SAMARCH team involves mapping out the type of habitat the fish are living in on certain long term river reaches.