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The survey of the marine environment around Thanet was undertaken as part of the BioMar Project which is funded by the European Community through the LIFE Programme. Thanet forms the eastern corner of Kent and is the longest continuous stretch of coastal chalk in Britain. The area is a proposed SAC. The seafloor was surveyed using acoustic techniques video drops and scuba diving. A map of the predicted biotope distribution was prepared.
Study investigating scour and debris at Kentish Flats (Offshore Power) - 100% coverage of site. Hydrographic survey collecting acoustic data. Data collected and interpreted by in-house experts. Interpretation included the production of a seabed features chart for the area.