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Membership of Big Blue Ocean Cleanup – Ocean Protection Project

Carcinus is delighted to have become a member of the Big Blue Ocean Cleanup – Ocean Protection Project. As an environmental consultancy and survey company with a specific interest in the marine environment, our membership reinforces our commitment to wanting to make a positive contribution to our local community and help support the health of our oceans.

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Processing fish ecology samples

Marine Environmental Survey – Victoria Harbour, Hartlepool

Carcinus was commissioned to design and implement a multidisciplinary marine ecological survey of the approach channel and turning basin of Victoria Harbour, Hartlepool. The purpose of the study was to inform an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), with respect to predicted impacts of the proposed dredging and construction operations associated with scheme.

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Benthic fauna sample processing

Benthic Ecology and Sediment Chemistry Survey

Carcinus Limited was commissioned to provide specialist marine ecology survey and reporting services in support of a new vessel lay-by berth within the entrance to the River Medina, East Cowes for the purposes of informing a marine licence application for dredge spoil disposal and an ecological impact assessment. The potential environmental effects originating from the proposed development were identified and screened. The need for a comprehensive sediment sampling programme was identified and delivered, to fully characterise the subtidal benthic ecology and sediment chemistry within and surrounding the proposed development.

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