Who's Who

Severn Estuary Research Group

Severn Estuary Research Group
Faculty of Applied Sciences
University of West England
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY

Contact Details
Dr. David J. Bird
Position: Director, Severn Estuary Research Group
Phone: 01173 442563
Email: [email protected]

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.