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2005, Marine Ecological Surveys Limited, Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, Benthic and Intertidal Survey

2005, Marine Ecological Surveys Limited, Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, Benthic and Intertidal Survey

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A survey of biological resources in the vicinity of the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm was carried out by Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd. (MES) from May - August 2005.  The survey comprised the following elements:

• A quantitative survey of the benthic infauna inhabiting the sediments within and surrounding the proposed turbine array and along the path of the proposed cable routes ashore in Pegwell Bay;
• A survey of the intertidal communities and habitats within Pegwell Bay; and
• A survey of the nature and distribution of Ross worm (Sabellaria spinulosa) communities in the survey area using a combination of high-resolution side scan sonar and seabed camera imagery.

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Thanet Offshore Wind Farm: Benthic & intertidal resource survey

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