South Coast REC
The South Coast Regional Environment Characterisation (RECRegional Environmental Characterisation survey - a scientific research project to assess the physical (geology), biological (ecology) and archaeological environment of a particular study area.) studies the geology, ecology and archaeology of an extensive area of the English Channel seafloor (5600 km2). The aim of this research is to help us understand how we can use the sea sustainably.
Find out what the scientists discovered by clicking on the links below.
What can we learn about the past?
What lives on and in the seabed?
What is our seabed made of?
How can scientific research help us to use the sea responsibly?
You can download the full South Coast Regional Environment Characterisation survey report from the MALSFMarine Aggregate Levy Sustainability Fund website.