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Title: A report on a baseline survey of the subtidal benthic communities within Portland Harbour (January 1997)
Author: Nicole Price
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The aim of this study was to cany out a baseline survey of the subtidal benthic invertebrates to determine the community structure within Portland Harbour prior, to a change in use of the former Royal Military of Defence Naval Base. In 1996, PPL (Portland Port Limited) submitted a planning application to change the existing use of the naval base into a commercial port and commercial and leisure estate. In 2000, however, the South West of England Regional Development Agency acquired the site and leased part of it to the WPSA (Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy). In 2002, WPSA submitted a planning application to continue redeveloping the former naval base into a world class sailing facility. The application included slipway improvements, erection of floating pontoons and frontage reclamation.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2003
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: HarboursTidesBenthic environmentInvertebratesBaseline surveysCommunitiesRecreationSailing
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestDorsetIsle of Portland
Extent: 15; + figures and appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1953
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