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EO4SD – Marine and Coastal Resources Management

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (GB)

Summary

The objective of this contract is to develop and demonstrate a portfolio of EO based information services that can be embedded into a critical mass of investment projects funded by International Development Banks which address marine and coastal issues. The main focus will be information services addressing coastal dynamics (bathymetry, coastal erosion, sedimentation), coastal environment status (benthic and coastal habitats, coastal water quality), maritime and coastal surveillance (IUU fisheries control, pollution detection, resource extraction monitoring) and supporting the development of coastal economies (aquaculture, tourism, transport, energy). The priority geographic regions of interest are West Africa, East Africa, the Caribbean, the Northern Indian Ocean and Pacific Island States.


Information

Domain
Sustainable Development
Prime contractor
NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (GB)
Subcontractors
  • ARUP (GB)
  • BROCKMANN CONSULT GMBH (DE)
  • ITC FACULTY OF GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE AND EARTH OBSERVATION (NL)
  • NERC, PLYMOUTH MARINE LABORATORY (GB)
  • SEVEN ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS G.P. (GR)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TARTU (EE)