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ASERA Photo Usage Policy The ASERA retains the rights to all images used on and Some materials have been donated or obtained from individuals or organisations and may be subject to additional restrictions on use. Permission to use images from www be obtained in writing from the ASERA Technical Officer. Relevant Authorities, government organisations, voluntary and educational institutions may use ASERA imagery, video and audio material for educational or informational purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits and Internet Web pages by e-mailing the ASERA Technical Officer with the following information:

  1. Name of Organisation requesting permission;
  2. Contact person including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address;
  3. Intended use of photo (i.e. web, publication, slide show); and,
  4. duration of use.

Photo Copyrights
Pill by Bridge, Sea Grass, Nesting Bird, Rock Pools, Cliff and Shore, Wetland, Barnacles, Sea Defence, Sea Meadow, Meadow Flower, all © ENGLISH NATURE
Dunlin © RSPB
Dredger, Cardiff Bay Barrage, Weston Pier, Barry Beach, Severn Crossing, Steep Holm, all © CYBESTUARIES
Sea Fan, Mudflat, Sea Grass 2, all © CARMARTHEN BAY MARINE SAC
Severn Crossing, Barry Harbour, Weston Beach, Oystercatcher, Eelbaskets, Nash Point all © SEVERN ESTUARY PARTNERSHIP
Reading load on ships in Bristol Port © THE BRISTOL PORT COMPANY

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Copyright: While the content of most of the ASERA web pages is in the public domain, not all the information on our site is in the public domain. Some images/graphics are used by ASERA with permission. For other use, you may need to obtain permission from the copyright holder under copyright law.

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