Tag Archives: data

General Data Protection Regulations – new North West Coastal Forum Privacy Policy

New General Data Protection Regulations come into force on 25th May 2018. As a result the North West Coastal Forum has undertaken a major review of our databases and contacted everyone we have details for to ensure we are in compliance with the new regulations. For more information how we look after and use contact data please see our

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The Shape of the North West Coast Conference – 12 & 13 June, Southport

Book by 25th May. The North West & North Wales Coastal Group and the North West Regional Monitoring Programme are holding a ‘Shape of the North West Coast’ conference on the 12th and 13th June  2018 in Southport. This free, 2 day event aims to bring together all those with an interest in coastal risk management

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NW Marine Plan – Issues Database and Issues with Supporting Evidence Consultation Summary now available from MMO

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published an issues database for the North West, North East, South East and South West Marine Plan areas. The database has been published following a call for issues with supporting evidence which ran from 30 June 2016 to 5 August 2016 and was supported by a series of workshops,

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Closed – Survey on Annual Fisheries Statistics by MMO

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) have launched a survey to help fisheries statistics meet the needs of those who use them. The survey aims to collect views of the people who use the statistics which will include questions regarding imports and exports of fish products and the survey will also inform users about the structure and

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North West Regional Monitoring Programme Newsletter – April 2016

The latest edition of the North West Regional Monitoring Programme Newsletter can be downloaded below. The newsletter covers what will be happening with the 2016-2020 Coastal Erosion Risk Monitoring (CERMS) programme and an update on data usage, news from Copeland Borough Council on a historic site – Wellington Pit – revealed by storm damage, and

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ICES Newsletter – February 2015

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has issued its e-newsletter for February 2015. The content includes the opening of the 2015 round of the ICES Science Fund for project proposals as well as a review of previously funded projects, a call for papers for the ICES Annual Science Conference 2015 which

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NW Regional Monitoring Programme Newsletter Summer 2014

The latest edition of the North West Regional Monitoring Programme’s newsletter – North West Coast News – has been published. It aims to provide news on progress of the programme, spotlight specific issues and provide an outline programme of upcoming monitoring, reporting and events across the region. This issue reflects the impacts of the winter storms and

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Initiative for joint monitoring and data collection in the marine environment

With the unprecedented expansion of the UK’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) network the demands for obtaining quality marine data – which can often be expensive to collect and maintain – are ever increasing.  A new report has been published by Natural England to look at ways of reducing the cost of data collection and monitoring

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MMO publishes first series of marine evidence and information reports

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published a series of reports on activities in and around English seas. These  are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face and they make recommendations on what information is needed to support MMO decisions, and how the

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‘Eye on Earth’ Global Mapping and Information Service

A new global web service allowing users to create maps and visualise data on environmental issues is now live. The new ‘Eye on Earth’ global public information service brings together vast amounts of data about the environment in a powerful, visual format.   The web service, developed jointly by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the

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