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SAMS stands for Scottish Association for Marine Science

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In 1941 Sir John wrote to Richard Elmhirst, director of the Scottish Association for Marine Science, who appears to have been unconvinced: "It is simply silly to brush the matter aside as of no importance, when one remembers the sea off our coasts is often soup-like in its richness with nutritive material.
An international research team, led by Dr Mike Burrows from the Scottish Association for Marine Science, compared changing temperatures for both land and sea and from place to place over a 50 year period, from 1960 -- 2009.
Dr Bob Batty, of the Scottish Association for Marine Science, said: 'We heard these rasping noises, only at night, whenever we saw tiny gas bubbles coming from the herrings' bottoms.
Lead researcher Ronnie Glud, from the University of Southern Denmark and the Scottish Association for Marine Science (Sams), said that working at more than 1,000 atmospheres of pressure was challenging, but advances in technology had made it possible.
The Scottish Association for Marine Sciences in Oban will lead the project in partnership with Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster, and the Institutes of Technology in Dundalk and Sligo in the Irish Republic.