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Using Sentinel And Other Low-cost Satellite Surveillance Data To Monitor The Marine Areas Around The Uk Overseas Territories As Part Of The Blue Belt Programme.

Contract: using sentinel and other low-cost satellite surveillance data to monitor the marine areas around the uk overseas territories as part of the blue belt programme

The uk has 14 overseas territories (ots) which are internationally recognised for their exceptionally rich and varied natural environments. the oceans surrounding the ots are not only valued for their diverse marine life, but also for their natural capital. this marine life is, however, at risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated (iuu) fishing. although largely unquantified for the ots, the global loss to iuu fishing has been estimated to be upwards of usd$23 billion. through its commitment to develop a blue belt around the ots, the uk government has set out its ambition to better protect these important natural resources. as well as the existing marine protected areas (mpas) around the british indian ocean territory (biot) and south georgia and the south sandwich islands (sgssi), the uk government recently announc

Major organization : DEFRA NETWORK ETENDERING PORTAL

Address : 17 Nobel House

Country :United Kingdom

Email : network.procurement@defra.gov.uk

Notice type : Tender Notice

Open date : 2018-11-02

Tender documents : T438590991.html

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Date:Oct 6, 2018
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