Offshore seabed survey of Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC 2021
Marine JNCC Publications Offshore Seabed Survey Seabed Habitats and Geology 2051-6711 JNCCCEFAS reports Marine Marine Habitat Mapping JNCC-CEFAS 24 Habitats Directive - Annex I Identification of Annex 1 Reef and subtypes Multibeam echo sounder Multi-beam echo sounder Side scan sonar Side-scan sonar Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC
The dedicated multidisciplinary survey (survey code CEND 03/13) was conducted in March 2013 aboard the RV Cefas Endeavour with the principal aim of collecting information to better delineate the extent of Annex I reef (both bedrock and stony subtypes) within the area, which will be used to assist with the development of management advice in relation to the areas and features designated for conservation.
In addition, further evidence was acquired to define more accurately the transitional boundaries between coarse/mixed sediments in the northern and western areas of the cSAC, and to enable a better understanding of the distribution of sedimentary and reef habitats within the palaeovalley situated in the south-eastern section of the survey area.
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Topic category Environment
Reference date 2021·09·30
Barrio Froján, C., Diesing, M. & Rance, J. 2021. Offshore seabed survey of Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC. JNCC/Cefas Partnership Report Series No. 24. JNCC, Peterborough. ISSN 2051-6711.
This report describes the findings of a dedicated survey by JNCC in partnership with Cefas to Wight Barfleur Reef Special Area of Conservation (survey code CEND 03/13) conducted in March 2013.
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Metadata date 2021·10·01
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