Conservation and the Environment

 

In addition to supporting academic research, Tritonia Scientific contributes towards conservation projects and programmes locally and internationally.  

Our use of advanced 3D photogrammetry techniques have informed the management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and research programmes that are investigating impacts on coral reef systems in Fiji, the Philippines, Belize and the Indian Ocean. 

Conducting a photogrammetry survey in a tropical MPA
Restricted visibility photogrammetry survey in a temperate environment
Photogrammetry model of a 1000 m2 area of coral reef
Temperate environment photogrammetry habitat model

In Scottish waters, Tritonia Scientific has provided diving and ROV services to survey, monitor and provide supporting evidence for several designated Priority Marine Features, including the following habitats and species: 

Maerl beds
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Serpulid reefs
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Kelp
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Horse mussels
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Flapper skate nursery grounds
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Seapens and burrowed muds
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Tritonia Scientific is also a project partner on a Darwin Plus funded programme examining the biodiversity discovery and the future of South Georgia’s seaweed habitats.