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2005, Envision Mapping Ltd., Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, Acoustic, Video and Grab Survey

2005, Envision Mapping Ltd., Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, Acoustic, Video and Grab Survey

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Geophysical

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Mar 2005 - Jun 2005

Development:

Sheringham Shoal

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

2

Organisation:

Envision Mapping Ltd.

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

The purpose of the survey was to:-
• Identify the occurrence of Sabellaria spinulosa and, if present, describe the extent of development of
reef communities likely to be of conservation importance;
• Identify of other benthic habitats that might be sensitive to the construction and operation of a wind
farm;
• Survey the seabed bathymetry
• Collect geophysical data using a sub bottom profiler for seabed mapping geology
• Collect sidescan sonar data for seabed mapping