Tag Archives: monitoring

Past Event: 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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Morecambe Bay Shifting Sands Symposium – 18th & 19th July 2016

Morecambe Bay Partnership is hosting a two day ‘Shifting Sands Symposium’ to be held on the 18th and 19th July in Kendal, Cumbria. The symposium will explore the management and monitoring of sand dunes and shingle around Morecambe bay with site visits to Walney Island the Fylde coast. The event is ran by a partnership which

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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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NW Regional Monitoring Programme Newsletter issue 5

The North West Regional Monitoring Programme issues a twice-yearly newsletter providing news on the monitoring programme, spotlighting specific issues and providing an update of forthcoming monitoring, reporting and relevant events across the region. This issue features the ecological mapping study, the Be Flood Ready website, a report from Lancaster City Council on their coastal defence

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Marine Strategy Framework Directive – Government publishes response to the monitoring consultation and the finalised UK marine monitoring programmes

A consultation on monitoring proposals for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive took place earlier this year. The Government has now published a summary of the comments with their responses. In addition the ‘UK Marine Strategy Part Two: UK Marine Monitoring Programmes’ has now been finalised and published. There will be a further consultation covering proposals for the UK Programme of Measures

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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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Closed – Consultation on Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) Proposals for UK Marine Monitoring Programmes

This consultation runs from 8 January 2014 to 2 April 2014 Defra, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government are seeking views on the UK’s proposed monitoring programmes to measure progress towards achieving and maintaining Good Environmental Status (GES) in their seas by 2020. The Marine Strategy Framework Directive requires that Member

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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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North West Regional Monitoring Programme Newsletter

The North West Regional Monitoring Programme has recently issued its first newsletter. This contains  an introduction to the Regional Monitoring Programme and explains the role of partners and the kinds of monitoring undertaken. It also includes an article on the new Liverpool 2 Deep Water River Terminal; as this is a long term project for the

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Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre 3rd Newsletter

The Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre – the national centre for Wales dealing with monitoring and data for coastal defence purposes - has published its 3rd newsletter detailing activity over the past 12 months including the results of workshops held last year and plans for a further workshop to take place in Autumn 2013. The newsletter – which

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