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UK Marine Monitoring Strategy Development - biodiversity monitoring - ME4124

Description
Objectives
To draw together experts in the field of marine biodiversity, to develop a programme, timetable, terms of reference and membership of a biodiversity group, which will identify its requirements in order to deliver the UK Marine Monitoring Strategy.


Key Customer Purpose
Defra and the devolved administration are currently developing a UK Marine Monitoring and Assessment Strategy to integrate both current and new government marine monitoring programmes. To date working groups for fish, ocean function and human activities have been established, however a gap exists for the development of a biodiversity technical group.

Final Report: Please note that since production of the final report the UKMMAS has refined its Terms of Reference. For an update of current proceedings please see: http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/water/marine/uk/science/monitoring.htm
Project Documents
• Final Report : Final Report   (709k)
• Executive Summary : Executive Summary   (139k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2006

Cost: £8,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Marine Monitoring              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine