Astudiaethau Achos: pyllau glan môr

Strwythurau amddiffyn artiffisial fel cynefinoedd ar gyfer glannau creigiog naturiol: yn rhoi help llaw i fyd natur (Cyflwyniad)

(English) The UK’s Marine Policy Statement advises that in addition to avoiding harm to the environment, marine developments should also include “beneficial features” for marine wildlife. However, much remains unknown about the potential for manmade structures to deliver ecological benefits and surrogate for natural rocky shore habitat. Our research investigates the role of coastal defences in providing substrate for marine plants and animals to colonise. It also explores the potential to manipulate structures in order to achieve more beneficial outcomes from coastal defence developments.

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