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ENVIRONMENTAL OIL AND GAS PROJECTS

 

Atlantic Margin

Advanced environmental monitoring solutions for the oil and gas industry in the Atlantic Margin

 

Long-term measurements of ocean temperature, salinity seabed stress, sediment type and metal concentrations held by the NERC will be merged with data on benthos from the Atlantic Margin.

Maps of baseline levels of environmental and biological variability will be produced to help industry achieve best environmental practice and help the UK meet its obligations to OSPAR and the MSFD.  An interactive GIS tool will also be created with data layers of bottom seabed classifications and benthos including actual industry images and video.

 

Timescale Funding Body Partners Heriot-Watt Project Team 
January 2015 to January 2016

NERC

BGS 

NOC

 Dr. Lea-Anne Henry

Dr. Kate Gormley

Prof. Murray Roberts