Welcome to Marine Ecological Surveys Limited
Providing authoritative scientific advice on the impacts of major industrial and construction developments in the marine environment.
Research & Policy
We carry out primary research into the impact of major industrial projects, including capital and aggregate dredging, on benthic biological and fisheries resources.
MESL has specialist expertise in the design and implementation of monitoring programmes, the provision of EIAs and Environmental Statements, and primary research.
Ports & Harbours
Our extensive knowledge of the Ports and Harbours industry extends from ecological surveys to Impact assessments and Substantive reviews.
Renewables & Energy
MESL have provided support to the offshore wind industry since its infancy and have played a central role in ensuring that some of the UK’s largest and most prestigious renewables projects received consent in a timely manner.
11th May 2015
MESL’s General Manager Daniel Brutto publishes on Habitat Suitability Modelling
Daniel Brutto, MESL’s General Manager and Director has recently published an essay which has been included in the current Seabed Mining issue of the Journal of Ocean Technology.Read more +
22nd April 2015
MESL and Wessex Archaeology sign a collaboration agreement
Southampton – Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd. (MESL) and Wessex Archaeology (WA) Coastal & Marine team announced the launch of their joint Ecological Diving services at the Gardline stand of Ocean Business.Read more +
1st April 2015
Ocean Business from 14-16 April 2015 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton
Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd will be present at the Gardline exhibition stand (C6) of Ocean Business from 14-16 April 2015 at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, please feel free to come and meet our staff and discover more about the services MESL provides.Read more +
9th December 2014
MESL Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Take a look at our timeline to see the full history of MESLRead more +
1st December 2014
Dr Delphine has second paper published.
MESL's Dr Delphine Coates has had her second paper published on the macrobenthic recovery after dredging activities in an offshore wind farm in the Belian part of the North Sea.Read more +