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Current activities of the forum

Principal aims of the SW forum

  • To address common issues in relation to south west marine sites and water quality
  • To clarify environmental questions
  • To link people/institutions/management in the SW and share information and experience
  • To advise on research/monitoring needs (to underpin site protection)
  • To develop research proposals
  • To facilitate better co-ordination, planning and lead-in times for projects
  • To communicate the scientific initiatives in the SW, and the benefits, to the public

European Marine sites in the South West

Major issues

  • Water quality
  • Environmental protection
  • Conservation of Interest Features and ecological status
  • Biological risk assessment and biomarkers
  • Research and monitoring programmes

Contact

Click here to e-mail Bill Langston Marine Biological Association
Click here to e-mail Belinda Chesman Marine Biological Association
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Mark Taylor SW Review of Consents Officer, EN
Click here to e-mail Roger Covey Maritime Conservation Officer (Fal and Helford cSAC), EN Cornwall
Click here to e-mail Peter Jonas Technical Specialist, Tidal Waters SW Region, Environment Agency
Click here to e-mail Rachel Hudson Tidal Waters, SW Region, Environment Agency
Click here to e-mail Ben Bunting Principal Officer, Habitats DirectiveSW Region, Environment Agency
Click here to e-mail Paul Worsfold, School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth

 

The South West Marine Science Forum is supported by NERC