Using aerial images to quantify the extent of coastal seaweed habitats

The executive summary from a report for the Crown Estate detailing the results of a project to examine the use of aerial images to assess the extent of seaweed habitats. Executive Summary Large brown habitat-forming seaweeds, including fucoids and kelps, are highly productive, essential components of marine ecosystems and create conditions for diverse understory communities of flora … Continue reading Using aerial images to quantify the extent of coastal seaweed habitats

Seaweed survey of the Outer Hebrides

The executive summary from a report for the Crown Estate detailing the results of a survey of the Outer Hebrides conducted in July/Augst 2012 by Juliet Brodie and Jo Wilbraham. Executive Summary A shore survey of the red (Rhodophyta), brown (Phaeophyceae) and green (Chlorophyta) seaweeds undertaken between the 30th July and 7th August 2012 at 19 … Continue reading Seaweed survey of the Outer Hebrides

Review of evidence for the loss of large brown macroalgae

The executive summary from a report for the Crown Estate detailing the evidence for declines in large brown macroalgae. Executive Summary A literature review was undertaken of the changes that have been reported in the distribution of fifteen large brown macroalgal species that characterise temperate rocky shores and the shallow subtidal in the marine environment in … Continue reading Review of evidence for the loss of large brown macroalgae