In October 2018, ABPmer was delighted to present at the 2nd International Symposium on Coastal Resources and Environment (CORE 2018), hosted by Hohai University in Nanjing.
As metocean information is used throughout the lifecycle of a development, the Metocean Team at ABPmer consider it appropriate to plan this at a very early stage and to take a ‘whole life’ approach towards its acquisition, management and use.
Are you unsure about shapefiles? Not confident with metadata? Forgotten how to buffer, snap, clip and geo-reference?
Harbour authorities and owners of marine facilities must have a ‘Duty Holder’ as defined within the Port Marine Safety Code. The Duty Holder is either an individual, or more typically a Board who are both individually and collectively accountable for compliance with the requirements of the Code.
Fishing activity and seals share fish resources and overlap spatially, resulting in interaction and conflict. Depredation (feeding on fishermen’s catches) by seals has economic costs to the fishing industry through loss of catches and damage to fishing gear.
Marine planning is one of those big new ideas introduced to the UK through the Marine & Coastal Access Act 2009 designed to support integrated management of the sea.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly being used to collect high resolution spatial data for a variety of marine and coastal monitoring.
Earlier this week the Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced the publication of the UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18). UKCP18 represents the most up-to-date assessment of how the climate of the UK may change over the 21st century and the first major update of UK climate projections in nearly 10 years.
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