Tag Archives: survey

NERC Environmental Data Discovery Trails Quiz!

Join in the NERC Environmental Data Discovery Trails, you might get a reward! To improve the accessibility of data collected through NERC-funded research, or managed by NERC data centres, the Natural Environment Research Council is collecting feedback on the user experience to improve the navigation of various web portals used to access these data. To

Read more

Closed – NW Marine Plans: Annual Monitoring Survey

Closed 15th December 2020 The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is asking stakeholders in the north west of England to take part in the annual monitoring survey to gather baseline information on the draft North West Marine Plan. This is the first time the MMO has run the survey in the north west and they will

Read more

The Irish Sea in the 2020s – Survey – closed

This survey is now closed.    The Irish Sea Maritime Forum, supported by the University of Liverpool, is conducting an Irish-sea wide survey to look to the future and the changing context of the Irish Sea in the 2020s. The aim is to develop a comprehensive picture of the future for the Irish Sea and

Read more

Capturing Our Coast News – December 2016

The Capturing Our Coast (CoCoast) project, a UK based citizen science shore recording project has published a newsletter for December 2016 which looks forward to spring and the rest of 2017. The newsletter highlights the success of their recent ‘Spermwatch surveys’ which will continue into next year. New opportunities are highlighted such as taking part

Read more

Capturing Our Coast Spermwatch Survey Launched

The Capturing Our Coast (CoCoast) team have launched a national survey to look at sperm puddles on the shore produced by lugworms. This is what CoCoast are asking citizen scientists to do: “The lugworm Arenicola marina is an important food source for birds and valuable for intertidal fisheries as they are used for fishing bait.

Read more

MCS Great British Beach Clean 16th-19th September 2016

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is hosting their annual Great British Beach Clean which will be from Friday 16th to Monday 19th September. So far there are more than 200 events listed around the UK over the long weekend. During the beach cleans there is also an opportunity to survey litter in a defined area which

Read more

Capturing our Coast News – July 2016

Capturing our Coast (CoCoast), a UK based citizen science shore recording project has published a newsletter for July 2016. The surveys are well underway with 250 surveys being undertaken so far with 136 surveyors around the UK coastline. The newsletter features posts regarding: secret forests, fireweed invasion, media releases, top CoCoasters and new species records.

Read more

North West Coast Connections Undertake Marine Surveys Under Morecambe Bay

The National Grid are currently undertaking major marine surveys in Morecambe Bay to gather information for the North West Coast Connections project. The project aims to create a tunnel between Heysham power station in Lancashire and Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria to directly route electricity cables. This route corridor is needed to accommodate energy created by the new nuclear power

Read more

Capturing Our Coast News – April 2016

The Capturing Our Coast (CoCoast) project, a UK based citizen science shore recording project has published a newsletter for April 2016. The project has had over 1,000 people attend a CoCoast training day since it launched in January with 30 field support days being run so far with more than 100 people turning up. The newsletter

Read more