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Developing a computer modelling tool for the prediction of the dispersion of sediment plumes from aggregation sites - AE0910

Description
Summary Objectives:-
From field work and drawing on existing knowledge, compare model predictions with site data so as to provide an assessment system for use by non - oceanographic experts on sediment plume behaviour caused by aggregate extraction in the immediate vicinity of operations and further afield.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Provide information to aid licensing decisions for aggregate extraction in the marine environment, especially near environmentally sensitive areas.
Project Documents
• Final Report : A COMPUTER MODELLING TOOL FOR PREDICTING THE DISPERSION OF SEDIMENT PLUMES FROM AGGREGATE EXTRACTION ACTIVITIES   (1000k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 2001

Cost: £619,910
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Dredging              
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine