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.
What does SAMS stand for?
SAMS stands for Scottish Association for Marine Science
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- Sasaki Applied Meteorology Research Institute
- South Asia Migration Resource Network
- Sydney Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Research Network (Sydney, Australia)
- Southern African Music Rights Organisation
- South Australian Motor Racing Officials Association (Australia)
- Security Assistance Manpower Requirements System
- Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (Canada)
- SATCOM Automated Monitoring Subsystem
- Satellite Automatic Monitoring System
- School of Advanced Military Studies (US Army)
- Scottish-American Military Society (est. 1981; North Carolina)
- Security Assistance Management Information System
- Senior Assistance Management System (Synergy Software)
- Servicing and Maintenance System (NASA)
- Serviços de Assistência Médico Social (Portugal)
- Ship Alternation Management System
- Shipboard Automated Medical System
- Shore Activity Maintenance Support
- Shore Activity Management Support
- Shuttle Acceleration Measurement Systems (NASA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
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.
The Scottish Association for Marine Science began mapping the distribution of deep-water fish on the west coast of Ireland in 1977, using ships from the Natural Environment Research Council.
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.