COASTAL AND MARINE HABITAT SURVEYS
The Wilder Blue has expertise across several monitoring disciplines, including baseline monitoring, compliance assessment monitoring and specialised technical studies to support our environmental impact assessments. Our success is based on a comprehensive understanding of ecosystem processes and biotopes, across cool temperate to tropical habitats. This ensures that surveys and monitoring programs are met in a cost-effective manner.
RESILIENCE AND RECOVERY ASSESSMENT
Monitoring of ecosystem recovery from natural and anthropogenic disturbances is vital in understanding the resilience and health of ecosystems. The Wilder Blue specialises in monitoring the recovery and health of deep sea and tropical reef systems via:
Coral recruitment surveys
Indicator observation surveys
Spatial habitat mapping
Ecosystem complexity surveys
CORAL REEFS AND FISHERIES
Monitoring of fisheries stocks and subsistence fisheries in the tropics and in the arctic regions including analysing age classes, growth rates and fisheries robustness.
ENVIRONMENTAL BASELINE AND EIA SURVEYS
The Wilder Blue has high level academic qualifications and years of industry experience. This allows for smarter survey designs, tailor made for our clients needs. Biosis Blue offers the following coastal and marine flora and fauna survey design, implementation and analysis services:
Coral, fish and invertebrate baseline surveys
Rocky shoreline assessments
Marine fauna observations
INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT
Marine biosecurity is an increasing threat with constant impacts to sensitive ecosystems. The Wilder Blue offers Advisory services and training for businesses and researches in order to identify, quantify and manage outbreaks of invasive species such as Crown of Thorns sea star (Acanthaster plancii) in relation to robust scientific standards.