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2008, HR Wallingford, Development of the Marine Aggregate Extraction Risk Assessment framework (MARA)

2008, HR Wallingford, Development of the Marine Aggregate Extraction Risk Assessment framework (MARA)

Topic categories:

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Sep 2008 - Sep 2008

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

HR Wallingford

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

The Marine Aggregate Extraction Risk Assessment Framework (MARA) provides a framework to help assess risks to the marine environment arising from dredging of the seabed. The Framework involves analysis of the probability of potentially harmful events occurring due to dredging activity and of sensitivities of various receptors to these hazards. It e...