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Extraction of marine aggregates - Investigation of marine environmental impacts - AE0903

Description
Summary Objectives:-
Assess the biological effects of sand and gravel extraction including the role of benthic organisms in the food web and the recovery of benthic organisms following the extraction of sand/gravel.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Enable DEFRA to provide informed advice to DTLR, under the Government View Procedure, on the impact of marine aggregate extraction on the marine environment.
Project Documents
• Final Report : AE0903   (410k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1995

To: 2002

Cost: £1,026,096
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Dredging              
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine