Veta Wade

Veta Wade

Little Bay, Clubhouse

Fish 'N Fins Inc., University of Exeter

Ocean Researcher

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Published on Nov 04, 2023

Project Summary Report - I promise it's worth the 3-minute read! :)

Friends and backers, As we approach the end of our timeline for this project, I’ve prepared this comprehensive project summary report for you.We acknowledge that there is scope for making some of t...

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Published on Oct 31, 2023

Just call me the Data Steward!

Hey friends, here is a long overdue update! We are currently scrolling through over 60 hours of video footage taken from our BRUVS  survey around Montserrat,  and stitching together footage of each...

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Published on Aug 19, 2023

Mom’s not convinced my MSc thesis is a good idea 🤔 

Mom’s not convinced my MSc thesis is a good idea 🤔 She sends me news articles about shark attacks regularly and says, ‘’Hurry up and get this project done!’’Mom has never looked under the sea, nev...

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Published on Aug 16, 2023

Wild and Wicked Day 3, Mission 3 wraps up inshore BRUVs surveys.

Wild and Wicked Day 3, Mission 3 wraps up inshore BRUVs surveys.Our boat captain and navigator decides each day which sites would be most safe and efficient to sample, given sea conditions and our ...

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Published on Aug 14, 2023

Smooth sailing : Day 2, mission 2- Fieldnotes.

Smooth sailing: Day 2, mission 2- Fieldnotes.Mission - Counting Elasmobranchs ('sharks and rays') Tech deployed: Blue Abacus BRUVS x 3, and Maka Nius 11 Maka Niu camera was unresponsive - suspecte...

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Published on Aug 13, 2023

Improving visibility and data recording : Day 2 Mission 2 ✅

Improving visibility and data recording : Day 2 Mission 2 ✅On ‘Mission 1, Day 1’, I made mistakes that cost me too much time in data recording. I forgot to switch Maka Niu to film mode, so I missed...

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Published on Aug 07, 2023

MMMF Expedition 01 began on 1st August 2023.

On this day ( 1st August), in 1833, much of the former British territories in the Caribbean commemorate the anniversary of the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.It was a very special day for me; a sacred ...

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Published on Jul 05, 2023

West coast bathymetry data received...

Good news! The west coast bathymetry data has been received. Although the island-wide data that we requested is not yet available, we are pleased to begin incorporating this new information into o...

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Published on Jun 28, 2023

Project Timeline Review

Greetings from Montserrat, I'm excited to bring you all up to date with some details of where we are at with the project. The project launched in November 2022.Link to full Project Presentation at...

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