A year has gone so quickly, it seems no time at all since we were busy sampling spiders and beetles with our inverted leaf blower and taking huge cores of intact saltmarsh sediment, complete with plant roots and shoots, to use in our shoreline erosion-resistance studies!
Thanks to the success of this year’s NERC funded training course in coastal field techniques, CBESS and MASTS running the course again in February 2015.
This has been a summer of socio-economics for CBESS, with the second recreational stakeholder workshop being held in Barrow-in-Furness in May. The workshop was ran in collaboration with the Morecambe Bay Partnership, who found us the amazing Art Gene venue and did an excellent job of recruiting participants and promoting the event. Representatives from multiple recreational sectors attended from around the Morecambe Bay area and helped us understand how they use the bay recreationally. Continue reading
Martin Lewes of BBC Radio Cumbria interviews Prof. David Paterson whilst sampling at Cartmel Sands in Morecambe Bay.
CBESS and the three other BESS consortia met up in London for two days of sharing ideas and best practice. Continue reading
SCIENTISTS from the University of St Andrews have been working around the Morecambe Bay coastline to investigate the increasing demands placed upon nature by a growing population. Continue reading
Scientists are heading to the unlikely location of Morcambe to find out more about the effects of climate change.
A group led by the University of St Andrews will take to the northwest coastline of England this month to investigate the increasing demands placed upon nature by a growing population. Continue reading
Andrew Bomford of Radio 4 chats with the CBESS Team to find out why a team of scientists is out on the Essex Marshes.
On Monday 14th January, valuing nature was on the agenda for Radio 4’s Start the Week. Continue reading