- Towed underwater camera sled available for hire
- Albatross: Ocean navigators par excellence.
- Scallop dredging: how we approach marine habitat protection from entirely the wrong direction.
- Nitrogen narcosis, Rapture of the Depths, what do we really know about it?
- Great whites sharks, makos or sailfish, what is the fastest fish?
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Category Archives: Seabed survey and monitoring
Marine Bio-images towed underwater sled is available for hire. The camera sled in constructed out of tubular stainless steel and comes with 120 metres of ROV armoured umbilical cable and removable weights. It has been successfully deployed to 90 metres … Continue reading
The relevant legislation for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the marine environment can be tricky to keep up with. Within UK waters, licensing is now generally controlled by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The requirements for Marine licensing and Environmental … Continue reading
Remote camera surveys – drop down video, towed video and combined video and stills drop-down or towed systems – have been a major component of our underwater survey work for over a decade. Remote camera surveys can often be used … Continue reading
Summary Lyme Bay Closed Area was a first for British waters. The very first statutory closed area established for conservation reason, protecting fragile reefs and associated species from the effects of bottom-fishing trawls and scallop dredges. It was a long … Continue reading
The terms survey and monitoring are often used interchangeably when collecting data on the marine environment. More worryingly there is sometimes a blurring of the differences between the aims and methods required for descriptive surveys and data collection as part … Continue reading
One of Marine Bio-images’ areas of expertise is Marine Habitat Mapping. We have undertaken a great many mapping studies in the past 20 years, these include biotope mapping of the isle of Scilly sublittoral soft sediments, biotope mapping of the … Continue reading
Our lightweight drop camera system can be used as a drop video system, drop stills camera system or a combined video and stills camera system. Remote video is very useful for providing a rapid overview of marine habitats and structures … Continue reading