Outer Bristol Channel
Sand waves are large wavelike sand features on the seabed, usually in shallow water.
The part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the seabed.
The places where plants and animals live
Deploying a Van Veen grab to sample the seabed for animals.
Bringing aboard a Klein 500 side scan sonar used to study the physical nature of the seabed.
Baseline information is gathering information on an area or site so that you know what it is like at that particular time. This enables us to look for any changes if we study the same area again.