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Bream nesting activity surveys support dredging licence requirements

17/06/2019

ABPmer has been commissioned to conduct a range of geophysical and ecological monitoring within and around the Kingmere MCZ to assess black bream nesting activity.

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. 

Understanding Baseline Conditions of Southampton Water

05/09/2018

It is recognised that having high quality, up-to-date marine data for a port or harbour area is essential to ensure safe and efficient operations whilst simultaneously improving our knowledge of the condition of the marine environment.

What lies beneath our office?

08/08/2018

The ABPmer office is located in a fantastic waterfront location on Town Quay in Southampton Water. We have salty water within a few metres of the office but as we all know it’s easy to overlook what’s on your doorstep! 

ABPmer identifies marine and coastal processes EIA survey good practice

13/06/2018

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has commissioned marine specialist ABPmer to provide guidance on physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post consent monitoring requirements for major development projects.

10 point grab sampling checklist

11/06/2018

Grab sampling is often used for understanding subtidal seabed sediments. It involves collecting samples from a boat with a grab that is lowered to the bed of the waterbody to collect a sample of the sediment present. It can be used to acquire samples for contaminant and particle size analysis and for infaunal biological sampling.

ABPmer welcomes Paul Clement as Oceanographic Survey Business Manager

29/05/2018

Marine consultancy, ABPmer has announced the appointment of Paul Clement as Oceanographic Survey Manager.

Hovercrafts and GoPros – the survey team have been out again

12/06/2017

ABPmer regularly undertakes marine ecological survey work to inform both baseline studies and longer term site monitoring. These surveys are often carried out in challenging environments and so require a wide variety of techniques. Recently the team has been using hovercrafts and GoPros to gather data.

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