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2011-2012, EMU and RSK, Zone 6 - Rampion, Benthic Surveys

2011-2012, EMU and RSK, Zone 6 - Rampion, Benthic Surveys

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Nov 2010 - Dec 2012

Development:

Zone 6 - Rampion

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

3

Organisation:

EMU and RSK

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

Benthic surveys were undertaken by Emu Ltd on board the survey
vessel Discovery. The main survey took place from 15 ‐ 19 of April
2011 and sampled 59 stations in and around the Project area. EMU
used grabs (0.1m2 Day, 0.1m2 Hamon, 0.04m2 Shipek as appropriate
to conditions) to collect sediment for analysis (of benthic
invertebrates, particle size, ...