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2011, ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd., Geogenic Reefs and the Marine Aggregate Industry

2011, ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd., Geogenic Reefs and the Marine Aggregate Industry

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jan 2011 - Jan 2011

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd.

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

The objective of this monograph is to synthesise the current knowledge on the nature
and distribution of geogenic reefs in UK waters, and to discuss how anthropogenic
activities such as aggregate extraction and other marine industries may affect the
integrity of these features.
There are a large number of geogenic feature types, which have been for...