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Development and validation of biological techniques for marine monitoring - AE1015

Summary Objectives:-
Develop and validate a suite of reliable biological effects techniques including a review of whole sediment assays for the assessment of water and sediment quality in the marine environment in respect of rapid response scenarios and for long term strategic requirements.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Enable DEFRA improvements to contribute and comment on the development of international testing methodologies through the development of reliable biological effects techniques and the testing of techniques produced by other laboratories.
Project Documents
• Final Report : AE1015   (794k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1997

To: 2002

Cost: £635,248
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine