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Marine Recorders - ME4131

Key Customer Purpose

Strengthen the working relationships between statutory agencies and volunteer recorders by:
Developing exportable survey protocols that provide a structured recording method and generate contextual data.
Promoting regular, systematic surveying as a tool with which to monitor targeted areas (such as NIMFs) and targeted species (such as non-natives)
Provide practical training to enhance recorders skills base

Summary Objectives

Clarify and strengthen the links between statutory monitoring agencies and voluntary recording schemes
Provide Marine Recorder database training and a practical survey exercise on the shore to share ideas and experience
Develop survey protocols for systematic marine life monitoring

Project Documents
• Final Report : ME4131 Final Report Volunteer Marine Recording in a Changing World   (260k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2008

To: 2008

Cost: £8,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Marine Biological Association of the UK
Techniques & methodolgies for waste management              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine