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CEND0617 Cruise Report: Monitoring Survey of Bassurelle Sandbank SAC and Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC 2020

Marine JNCC Publications Offshore Seabed Survey Seabed Habitats and Geology Evidence Habitats Directive JNCCCEFAS reports Marine Marine protected area Monitoring Habitats Directive - Annex I Bassurelle Sandbank SAC Grabs Multibeam echo sounder Multi-beam echo sounder Side scan sonar Sidescan Side-scan sonar Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC

Abstract

This report describes the survey activities undertaken at two sites, Bassurelle Sandbank SAC and Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC, which were last surveyed by Cefas and JNCC in 2013, and are located within the UK marine area, in the English Channel.

The two key aims of the cruise were:

  1. Collect evidence to inform Sentinel (Type 1) monitoring of the extent, distribution and physical structure of the Annex I feature within the Bassurelle Sandbank SAC and Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC.

  2. Collect evidence to inform Sentinel (Type 1) monitoring of the diversity and structure of biological communities, and typical species, of the Annex I feature within the Bassurelle Sandbank SAC and Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2020·02·19

Citation
McIlwaine, P., Albrecht, J. & Nelson, M. 2020. CEND0617 Cruise Report: Monitoring Survey of Bassurelle Sandbank SAC and Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC. JNCC/Cefas Partnership Report No. 27. JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 2051-6711.

Lineage
Cefas and JNCC undertook a survey of Bassurelle Sandbank and Wight-Barfleur Reef Special Areas of Conservation, between the 18 April and 5 May 2017, aboard the RV Cefas Endeavour.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2020·02·24

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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