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United Kingdom


Photo: Philippe Vernhes
  Brief description   Changes in soil bio-geo-chemistry on managed re-alignment sites being carried out at new saltmarsh sites on the river Torridge
Study of coastal processes in Bideford Bay and the Taw Torridge Estuary
Monitoring of hydrology
Beach level monitoring
Condition of the Pebble Ridge Northam
Water quality at bathing beaches
Point source discharges of water quality
Key species and habitat monitoring
Effects of different pre-treatments for creating new saltmarshes
Colonization of new saltmarsh creating
Effects of grazing animals on the vegetation
WeBs Counts
DWT marine surveys
Rocky foreshore biota populations DWT and Halsannery FSC
Demography National Office of Statistics
Use of Cycle ways DCC
Visitor surveys
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   Biology, dune systems, flora, methodologies, reintroduction, restoration/rehabilitation/redevelopment.
  Socio-economic   Livestock and related impacts/Overgrazing.
  Integrated monitoring   Impact and risk studies/Environmental impact.

Last updated: 07/04/2009

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