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Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivity - WT06013

Description
Under the Biodiversity Action Plan and the 1992 North East Atlantic (OSPAR) Convention the UK is committed to the development of measures to protect the Species and Habitats of the Marine Environment. Fulfilment of these commitments requires further understanding of which species and habitats are sensitive to specific anthropogenically induced changes and under what circumstances remedial or preventative action would be beneficial. MLIS is a key funder of the Biology and Sensitivity Key Information programme of the Marine Life Information Network. In developing information about the biology and environmental preferences of the biotopes and species held in the pages of the Marine Nature Conservation Review (MNCR) database, this project aims to produce a graphical user interface to assist in identifying the sensitivity and recoverability of UK marine species and ecosystems to natural events and human activities. For more information view the MarLIN webpage at: www.marlin.ac.uk.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (868k)
• Executive Summary : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (12k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (120k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (17k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (24k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (18k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (59k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (18k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (17k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (20k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (22k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (7k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (22k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (36k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (118k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (24k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (12k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (78k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (8k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (9k)
• Final Report - Annex : Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivities   (18k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 2001

Cost: £248,200
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Marine Biological Association of the UK
Keywords
Benthos              
Biodiversity              
Database              
Environmental Protection              
Human Activities              
Marine conservation              
Marine Life              
MarLIN              
Monitoring              
Nature conservation              
OSPAR              
Fields of Study
Water Quality