Mapping, risk assessment, mitigation and monitoring of seabed habitats

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This handbook describes key species and habitats such as corals and sponges and how these can be impacted by petroleum activities. The document gives recommended methods and requirements for visually assessing the habitats, impact assessment, mitigation and documentation/monitoring of effects. A summary of existing knowledge on impact from the various operations is given. The handbook replaces the earlier version from 2013.


Handbook SHEC mapping assessment and monitoring V0 final signed.pdf