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JNCC standard list of human activities in the marine environment

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URI http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/M13/current/
DescriptionThe standard list activities carried out by humans to manage the coastal environment, as defined by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
CreatorMEDIN Standards Group
Modified2015-09-12
Version Info2
Identifier M13
Register Manager British Oceanographic Data Centre
Register Owner MEDIN Standards Group
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Identifier PrefLabel Definition Date
018 Aquaculture - fin fish The farming (enhanced production) of fin-fish under controlled conditions. 2015-09-11
020 Aquaculture - macro algae The farming (enhanced production) of macro-algae under controlled conditions. 2015-09-11
019 Aquaculture - shellfish The farming (enhanced production) of shellfish under controlled conditions. 2015-09-11
001 Coastal defence and land claim protection (including beach replenishment) The alteration of the state of the coastline and/or seabed for the purpose of land use or defence 2015-09-11
002 Coastal docks, ports and marinas The construction of facilities to harbour vessels 2015-09-11
032 Coastal tourist sites Activities associated with designated tourist sites such as public beaches and holiday resorts 2015-09-11
038 Conservation and environmental protection (artificial reefs etc.) The modification of the marine environment for the purpose of nature conservation 2015-09-11
039 Cultural and heritage sites (e.g. wrecks, sculptures, foundations etc.) Historic anthropogenic structures such as wrecks, sculptures and foundations 2015-09-11
025 Dredge and spoil disposal The disposal of dredge materials originating from the seabed 2015-09-11
023 Extraction - navigational dredging (capital and maintenance) The extraction of materials from the seabed expressly for the purpose of aiding navigation. This includes both capital and maintenance dredging. 2015-09-11
022 Extraction - rock or mineral (coastal quarrying) The extraction of stone or other materials from quarries (typically large, deep pits) situated directly on the coast. 2015-09-11
021 Extraction - sand and gravel (aggregates) The extraction of aggregate materials (sand, gravel and crushed rock) from the seabed for economic profit i.e. use in the construction industry. 2015-09-11
024 Extraction - water (abstraction) The temporary or permanent removal of water from the marine environment 2015-09-11
017 Extraction of genetic resources e.g. bioprospecting and maerl (blue technology) The commercialization of new products based on the exploitation of useful organic compounds from biological resources. 2015-09-11
008 Fishing - demersal trawling The targeted removal of fish species (usually for commercial purposes) using towed trawls in contact with or close to the sea floor. Example gear types: otter trawls (OT, OTB, OTT), pair trawls (PTB), beam trawls (TBB) and nephrop trawls (TBN) (classifications from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG)) 2015-09-11
009 Fishing - dredging The targeted removal of fish species (usually for commercial purposes) through the process of dredging. Example gear types: boat dredges (DRB) and mechanised dredges (HMD) (classifications from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG)) 2015-09-11
014 Fishing - lines The targeted removal of fish species using static hooks and lines that are left in place for a period of time before being recovered to retrieve the caught fish. Example gear types: hand and pole lines (LHP) and long lines (LL, LLD, LLS) (classifications from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG)) 2015-09-11
013 Fishing - nets (static) The targeted removal of fish species using static nets that are left in place for a period of time before being recovered to retrieve the caught fish. Example gear types: gillnets (GEN, GN, GNC, GND, GNS, GTR) and boat operated lift nets (LNB) (classifications from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG)) 2015-09-11
010 Fishing - pelagic trawling The targeted removal of fish species (usually for commercial purposes) using mobile mid-water gears deployed in the water column. Example gear types: mid-water otter trawls (OTM) and mid-water pair trawls (PTM) (classifications from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG)) 2015-09-11
012 Fishing - recreational The targeted removal of fish species for recreational purposes only 2015-09-11
015 Fishing - seines The targeted removal of fish species (usually for commercial purposes) using seines (a large fishing net that hangs vertically in the water by means of floats at the top and weights at the bottom). Example gear types: purse seines (PS), beach seines (SB), Danish seines (SDN), pair seines (SPR), Scottish seines (SSC) and seines (not specified) (SX) (classifications from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG)) 2015-09-11
011 Fishing - traps (potting/creeling) The targeted removal of fish species using portable traps that are left in place for a period of time before being recovered to retrieve the caught fish. Example gear types: traps (not specified) (FIX) and pots (FPO) (classifications from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG)) 2015-09-11
037 Gas storage operations (carbon capture and natural gas storage) The deposition/ injection of natural gases or carbon into indentified submarine storage sites. 2015-09-11
016 Harvesting - seaweed and other sea-based food The gathering and removal of wild seaweed and other sea based foods. 2015-09-11
004 Industrial and agricultural liquid discharges The release of unwanted liquid pollutants from industrial and agricultural sources 2015-09-11
029 Marine hydrocarbon extraction (excluding pipelines) Activities associated with the extraction of marine hydrocarbons including: exploration, construction, operation and decommissioning 2015-09-11
034 Marine research (including physical sampling and remote sensing techniques) Research activities carried out for the purpose of furthering our understanding of the marine environment 2015-09-11
035 Military activities Defence activities undertaken for the purpose of national security. 2015-09-11
007 Municipal waste The release of solid waste consisting of everyday items discarded by the public 2015-09-11
006 Power station thermal and nuclear discharges Thermal or nuclear effluent from power stations 2015-09-11
033 Recreational activities Any maritime activity expressly undertaken for the purpose of enjoyment, amusement or pleasure. Examples include: boating, yachting, diving etc. 2015-09-11
028 Renewable energy - tidal (excluding cables) The construction and operation of devices designed to harness tidal power 2015-09-11
027 Renewable energy - wave (excluding cables) The construction and operation of devices designed to harness wave energy 2015-09-11
026 Renewable energy - wind (excluding cables) The construction and operation of offshore wind farms 2015-09-11
005 Sewerage disposal The release of waste matter such as faeces or dirty water from sewage treatment facilities 2015-09-11
031 Shipping - general The passage or transport of vessels at sea. 2015-09-11
030 Shipping - port operations The operation of vessels within port e.g. mooring, beaching, launching, anchoring etc. 2015-09-11
036 Submarine cable and pipeline operations The construction and operation of cables (telecommunications and power) and pipelines laid on the sea floor 2015-09-11
003 Waste gas emissions The release of unwanted gaseous by-products of human activities 2015-09-11