MESL attend the 12th International Polychaete Conference

18th August 2016

In August, MESL staff attended the 12th Innternational Polychaete Conference (IPC) in Cardiff.

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MESL summer Taxonomy School a huge success!

18th August 2016

MESL’s recent School of Taxonomy course ‘Serpulidae Identification and Non-native Serpulidae in Europe’ run by Dr Elena Kupriyanova was a great success. 

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Berwickshire & North Northumberland Coast

15th May 2016

Marine Ecological Surveys Limited (MESL) was commissioned by Natural England to conduct an intertidal monitoring survey of the Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast SAC. The full study was designed to facilitate a preliminary assessment of the site’s qualifying features condition using historic datasets, whilst providing data to help inform the management measures required to meet the conservation objectives of the site.

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Chichester Harbour Samples

15th May 2016

Natural England recently commissioned MESL to analyse 106 samples collected from the Chichester Harbour area earlier this year. The project proved to be a fascinating one full of diverse forms of life.

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Environmental Components Critical to Ecosystem Service Generation

15th May 2016

MESL recently completed a project on ‘Defining the Components of Marine Ecosystems Critical to Ecosystem Service Generation’, commissioned by the JNCC. The project aimed to define the marine ecosystem components that influence or generate ecosystem service delivery, identify which components are deemed critical in the delivery process, gather spatial data regarding ecosystem components, and map the potential for delivery of selected ecosystem services in the UK marine environment.

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