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Novel Statistical Methods for the Detection of Environmental Change Around Offshore Oil & Gas Installations - ME3101

Summary objective
To identify key environmentally sensitive marine species and habitats for the detection of environmental changes resulting from oil & gas installations for the benefit of improved monitoring methodologies.

Key Customer Purpose
In collaboration with NERC, enable Defra to assess the effectiveness of remedial measures in restoring biodiversity. Support the OSPAR Strategy for the Protection of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the UK.
Project Documents
• Final Report : final report   (424k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2004

Cost: £10,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Environmental monitoring              
Environmental Protection              
Water quality monitoring              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine