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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Institute of Oceanographic Sciences

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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FD0601: Improvement of air-sea transfer parameters
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £347,000
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
Theme:   Marine Flood Protection.
 
 
FD0603: Deployment of data gathering buoys and analysis of data
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1994, Cost £241,000
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
Theme:   Marine Flood Protection.
 
 
FD0604: Sidescan sonar study of water motions at the edge of the surf zone
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £68,000
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
Theme:   Marine Flood Protection.
 
 
FD0605: Beneficial Recharge Experiment
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £28,000
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
Theme:   Marine Flood Protection.
Keywords:  
Decision Making, Flood and Coastal Defence, Sustainable Development
 
 
MF0216: Isotopic determination of age and growth rate and sea bed temperature for an exploitable deep water scallop
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1995, Cost £38,228
Field of Study:   Marine Fisheries
Theme:   Shellfish population biology and assessment methodology
Keywords:  
Fisheries, Shellfish Stocks, Stock Conservation
 
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