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Solent project considers what to do with dredged sediment


Recognising that local stakeholders are keen to use more of the sediment that is dredged in the Solent beneficially, ABPmer has been commissioned by the Solent Forum to explore opportunities for doing this in the region.

Modifying structures for biodiversity enhancement


In recent years, an increasing amount of research has been directed towards the idea of enhancing the ecological value of coastal structures. 

Cost benefit analysis of using dredged sediment to restore and create intertidal habitat


In November 2016 we hosted a national conference that considered the beneficial use of dredged sediment for habitat restoration or creation. 

RSPB Skinflats managed realignment


We have been commissioned by RSPB Scotland to provide the technical design and prepare the associated Environmental Statement for their proposed managed realignment at their Skinflats Reserve on the Firth of Forth.

Unique designs for a major coastal lagoon system on Wallasea Island have been approved


In 28 July 2017, Members of Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee resolved to approve proposals for the final phase of the RSPB’s landscape-scale habitat creation scheme on Wallasea Island.

ABPmer helps develop new coastal restoration project


ABPmer has teamed up with Capita AECOM to help the Environment Agency undertake a new managed realignment project on the south coast (Southmoor, Langstone Harbour). 

25 years of marine habitat creation in the UK


Did you know it is now more than 25 years since the first managed realignment was carried out in the UK; the Northey Island project on the Blackwater Estuary in 1991?

Colin Scott joins CEDA Working Group on Beneficial Use of Sediment


This great photo was taken by Colin Scott in Delft this morning. A specialist in coastal habitat creation and restoration, Colin is attending the first meeting of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Working Group on Beneficial Use of Sediment (WGBU) today at the CEDA HQ in Delft, the Netherlands.


Rupert Malins


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