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Theme: Marine and Land-Based Inputs to the Sea

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WT06001: Altered Gene Expression in Marine Organisms Exposed to Hazardous Substances: Diagnostics Generated by Novel Molecular Techniques
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2002, Cost £155,210
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Glasgow Caledonian
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Environmental Effects, Environmental Protection, Genetics, Hazardous substances, Marine conservation, Marine Organisms, Molecular Biology, Monitoring, Nature conservation, Tools, Biotechnology
 
 
WT06002: Application of the OSPAR Common Procedure to UK Waters
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2002, Cost £85,741
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   CEFAS
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Environment, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Performance, Environmental Protection, Eutrophication, Marine conservation, Monitoring, Nature conservation, Nutrients, OSPAR, Tools
 
 
WT06003: Biological Activity of Metals in Coastal Waters
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2002, Cost £99,763
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   CEFAS
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Hazardous substances, Water quality monitoring
 
 
WT06004: Characterisation of bioaccumulated and unidentified agent(s) causing reduced scope for growth in mussels (Mytilus Edulis)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2001, Cost £159,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Hazardous substances, Marine Impacts, Water quality monitoring
 
 
WT06005: Continuous Plankton Recorder - II
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £167,317
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Sir Alistair Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Ecosystem Functioning, Environmental Change, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Performance, Environmental Protection, Long-Term Monitoring, Marine conservation, Marine Monitoring, Monitoring, Nature conservation, Phytoplankton, Time Series, Zooplankton
 
 
WT06007: Cryogenic Bioassays: Development of Rapid, Simple Screening Tool for Risk Assessment of Hazardous Substances
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2002, Cost £198,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Cryogenics, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental Protection, Marine conservation, Marine Monitoring, Monitoring, Nature conservation, Bio-assay, Biological Effects, Biotechnology
 
 
WT06010: Ecological Quality Objectives (EcoQO's) for Aggregate Extraction Areas
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2002, Cost £24,693
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   CEFAS
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Marine conservation, Monitoring, Nature conservation
 
 
WT06013: Identifying Species and Ecosystem Sensitivity
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £248,200
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Marine Biological Association of the UK
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Database, Environmental Protection, Human Activities, Marine conservation, Marine Life, MarLIN, Monitoring, Nature conservation, OSPAR, Benthos, Biodiversity
 
 
WT06014: Management of the National Marine Monitoring Programme Database
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £68,985
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Environment Agency - England
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Database, Environmental Protection, Hazardous substances, Marine conservation, Marine Monitoring, Monitoring, Nature conservation, NMMP, Benthos, Biological Effects
 
 
WT06015: Mechanisms of Endocrine Control and Disruption in Decapod Crustaceans
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2002, Cost £30,711
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Plymouth
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Endocrine Disruptors, Environmental Protection, Marine conservation, Monitoring, Nature conservation, Tools
 
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