Universities and Research

Severn Estuary Research Group

Background of Organisation
A group of research scientists interested in the biological effects of environmental contaminants, such as metal and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, on fish and crustaceans in the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel.

Organisational Objectives
To understand the impact of environmental contaminants on the ecology of the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel

Relevant Policies, Projects & Activities
Recent work funded by the Environment Agency and Leverholme Trust had investigated the role of molecular biomarkers for monitoring pollutants in fish and crustaceans.