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Two-way wetland restoration knowledge sharing: China and UK

13/12/2018

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. 

Taking a whole life approach to metocean data

12/12/2018

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.

Unsure about shape files?

12/12/2018

Are you unsure about shapefiles? Not confident with metadata? Forgotten how to buffer, snap, clip and geo-reference?

UK Duty Holder Training

11/12/2018

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.

Stakeholders meet to solve fisheries and seals interaction issue

11/12/2018

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. 

Viewpoint: The Value of Sectoral Marine Plans

10/12/2018

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.

Is there a place for drones in intertidal monitoring?

05/12/2018

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly being used to collect high resolution spatial data for a variety of marine and coastal monitoring. 

UKCP18 – Five key points from a coastal perspective

28/11/2018

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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