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2005, ABPmer, Coupling physical and ecological models

2005, ABPmer, Coupling physical and ecological models

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jan 2005 - Dec 2005

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

ABPmer

Phase:

Other

Description

The objective of this study is to develop a new approach to predicting the impacts of aggregate extraction on the benthic environment.  More specifically, the approach models the complex biological responses of recolonisation and recoverability to the physical processes associated with extraction activities.  The research is intended to improve cur...