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Dr Jonathan Taylor

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Dr Jonathan Taylor

Dr Jonathan Taylor

With a bachelor’s degree in Geology and a PhD in coastal and estuarine sediment dynamics, Jonathan has held university research positions in coastal physical oceanography. He has broad expertise in coastal and offshore oceanographic and geophysical surveying, and has worked on many coastal management issues including the co-ordination of coastal zone engineering/management studies and marine environmental assessments with particular emphasis on the application of monitoring to dredging operations.


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Is high quality sediment monitoring worth its weight in gold?

Is high quality sediment monitoring worth its weight in gold?

Dredging activities often result in the suspension of sediment into the water column in the vicinity of the activity. Sediment release to the aquatic environment and the effects of this release are often the prime environmental concern associated with dredging.

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