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HBDSEG Feeder Report - British Geological Survey Contribution - ME4146

The scope of work will include the following tasks:

4.1 Provide an overview of the state of knowledge of the UKCS seabed including a review of processes, data coverage, quality of data and interpretation based on data from BGS and others.

4.2 Collate data and other information (“the evidence”) provided by:

Environment Agency Roger Proudfoot
Scottish Environment Protection Agency Carol Milner
Northern Ireland Heritage Service Joe Breen
Joint Nature Conservation Committee Steven Benjamins
Natural England Chris Pirie
Scottish Natural Heritage Ben James
Countryside Commission for Wales Karen Robinson
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory John Huthnance
Scottish Government Martyn Cox

4.3 Collaborate with marine industries for contributions to the report as required

4.4 Report at a regional seas level on the key aspects of sedimentary processes and morphology, including a review of coastal change, coastal defences and developments

4.5 Report at a devolved administration level, subdivided into Water Framework Directive areas as applicable. Include sections on the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man

4.6 Attend joint authors meetings on an approximately Quarterly time period as required

4.7 Liaise with co-authors and contributors as required

4.8 Prepare input into report card where relevant
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2008

To: 2009

Cost: £6,988
Contractor / Funded Organisations
British Geological Survey
Marine Monitoring              
Natural Environment              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine