Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimisation
The report provides the general concept of ecosystem services and the overall considerations on its use in the context of dredging projects.
Water Injection Dredging
“Facts About Water Injection Dredging” describes a relatively new hydrodynamic dredging technique that is low-impact, economically viable and environmentally sound.
Turbidity & Dredging
“Facts About Turbidity & Dredging” describes the characteristics of turbidity and the importance of measuring and monitoring turbidity during dredging.
Building with Nature
“Facts About Building with Nature” describes an approach to planning and designing infrastructure that respects nature and uses natural forces proactively.
Environmental Impact Assessments
“Facts About Environmental Impact Assessments” describes how, when and why to evaluate the environmental situation prior to the start of a dredging project.
“Facts About Environmental Equipment” describes equipment specifically developed to remove and remediate contaminated sediments and protect the nearby waters.
“Facts About Ecosystem Services & Dredging” describes how the value attributed to ecosystems and to dredging projects can be compared and evaluated.
Dredging Management Practices for the Environment
“Facts About Dredging Management Practices for the Environment” describes how to create management guidance for improving environmental performance.