|The towfish out of the water
|The towfish being deployed
We’re currently in the first of three survey sections, which is a 50km long rectangle where a single tow can take up to five hours! We hope to complete the acoustic work for this section later today. After the data have been processed by our colleague from the British Geological Survey, we can use some of the outputs to help inform where to focus the groundtruthing work.
Today the clouds have lifted slightly, but it's still very grey! This afternoon we’re due to collect another of our Marine Scotland Science colleagues from Shetland so we may even get a rare glimpse of land...