Tag Archives: The Crown Estate

Severn Estuary: Long Term Morphology Reports from Crown Estate

Two new reports have been published by the Crown Estate regarding physical processes of the Severn Estuary. The reports are labelled: ‘Severn Estuary Long Term Morphology, Synthesis of data and modelling studies’ and ‘Severn Estuary Long Term Morphology, an updated review of baseline changes – report on LiDAR data’. The reports will provide an updated overview

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Study of art helps understanding of coastal change

Around the coastline of the British Isles there are few locations where accurate measurement and monitoring of coastal change has been taking place for more than a decade.  Studies by The Crown Estate have examined the potential for using art to support scientific tools, by providing a much longer term perspective to our understanding of

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Saltmarsh habitat replenishment report published by The Crown Estate

The Crown Estate has published a report on phase II of the project to replenish the saltmarsh habitat behind the breakwaters at Lymington Harbour.  The habitat replenishment scheme was designed to pump sediment dredged from the Yacht Haven during maintenance activities, up onto the existing saltmarsh, in an attempt to raise the mud levels.  After

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Marine biodiversity offsetting report published by The Crown Estate

The Crown Estate has published a report investigating the possible use of  marine biodiversity offsets in the UK.  Biodiversity offsets are measures taken to compensate for the significant adverse impacts to wildlife that occur after all mitigation measures have been applied.  The report was prepared in association with in association with Marine Planning Consultants, Gardline and

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Reports from The Crown Estate on marine biomass

Two recent studies have considered the environmental effects of using marine biomass for the production of biofuel.  The research has considered the wider implications of large-scale seaweed farming and the potential carbon footprint from cultivation and production.  Further details are contained within two new reports published by The Crown Estate and can be downloaded from

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