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Environmental Risk Assessment Managment Tool For Dredging Disposal (ERAD) - AE1025

Summary Objective:-
Following a review of existing documentation, compile a set of appropriate rules about the potential environmental consequences of disposing of dredged material. Deliver a computer based package that is sufficiently flexible to provide an audit trail of the decision making process for current and future practices.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Under the Food and Environmental Protection Act for control of deposits in the sea, provide DEFRA with the tools to make scientifically robust judgements about the suitability of applications to dispose of dredged material.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Environmental Risk Assessment Management Tool for Dredgings Disposal (ERAD)   (304k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2003

Cost: £87,604
Contractor / Funded Organisations
ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine