Our marine and freshwater laboratories enjoyed a year of success working on projects the length and breadth of the UK and around the world, including for the prestigious NE Atlantic Marine Biological Analytical Quality Control scheme.
From the largest ever programme of coastal surveys in Wales, to ecological monitoring in East Anglia and lagoon surveys in Scotland, 2016 was a busy year for APEM's field teams, aquatic consultants and laboratory experts.
In 2016 we started the world’s largest ever offshore digital aerial survey for birds, marine mammals, turtles and fish off the East coast of the US, covering an area twice the size of Wales on a quarterly basis.
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Invasive non-native species are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in the UK.
Staff from APEM and the National Museum of Scotland have surveyed almost 100 lagoons and potential lagoons in Scotland’s Western Isles, on behalf of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
APEM has passed its annual audit for the Achilles procurement qualification system with flying colours, achieving a near perfect score over the two elements.
Sean Sweeney of our ornithology team is based at our office at Hawarden airport, near Chester. So not the obvious place for a spot of bird watching, you might think. But you’d be wrong – Sean has spotted over one hundred bird species near the office.
Experts in marine taxonomy from around the UK and internationally met this month at a workshop organised by APEM, on the Isle of Cumbrae, as part of the NE Atlantic Marine Biological Analytical Quality Control scheme.
APEM’s laboratories have recently secured a number of prestigious contract wins for environmental regulators throughout the UK.
Fisheries experts from APEM have helped to update important environmental guidance covering the monitoring of spined loach on conservation areas.
Work to install fish passes and remove barriers to fish migration on the River Worfe catchment has won second prize in the poster competition at this year’s annual conference of the Institute of Fisheries Management.
ScottishPower Renewables has appointed aerial survey specialists APEM to carry out ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys of its proposed East Anglia ONE North area.
APEM is exhibiting its ultra-high resolution aerial survey services for the offshore and onshore wind industries at the world’s largest wind energy conference, WindEnergy, being held in Hamburg.
Innovative new techniques developed by APEM are being used to tackle fine sediment pollution in rivers, says the company’s head of hydro-ecology.
Record turnover in 2015 reached £8.4 million on growth of 16 per cent, APEM has announced.
Representatives from across the UK water industry met recently to discuss some of the challenges currently facing the sector, at an event organised by ESI Ltd and supported by APEM.
APEM has contributed to new research that confirms the value of ultra-high resolution aerial surveys for counting seabirds and mapping their distribution.
Research co-authored by APEM’s head of ornithology tracked the movement of lesser black-backed gu...
APEM will carry out an initial first year of post-construction aerial surveys at the world’s second largest offshore wind farm, off the coast of North Wales.
This summer volunteers from food processing company, Cargill, will join staff from APEM aboard the Irwell Pride litter boat to help clean up the River Irwell.
Construction is set to begin next year on the £2.6 billion Beatrice offshore windfarm in Scotland’s Moray Firth, for which APEM provided extensive marine benthic surveys.
Three fish passes have been installed and two weirs removed on the River Worfe in Shropshire, as part of efforts to make it easier for fish and other species to move throughout the catchment.
Vattenfall has contracted aerial survey specialists APEM to provide ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys for its Norfolk Vanguard West site, using its new state-of-the-art camera system.
Work on this year’s NE Atlantic Marine Biological Analytical Quality Control Scheme has been completed on time, to a new more rigorous schedule, two years after APEM took over running components of the prestigious scheme.
APEM has joined with ESI Consulting and Hydrologic Services to secure a leading role in delivering Severn Trent Water's commitments to water resource management.
Anglian Water has commissioned APEM to undertake a two-year programme of ecological monitoring, river flow gauging and water quality sampling at almost 100 sites across Eastern England, as part of their Water Resources National Environment Programme.
APEM is leading detailed environmental surveys of the Welsh coast as part of the largest programme of scientific coastal investigation work ever undertaken by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water.
Aerial survey specialist APEM will complete a final survey over Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard East site this month, as part of an eight month project to gather data on birds and marine mammals in the area.
The winter of 2015 saw northern parts of Britain battered by storms that unleashed record breaking rainfall...