is a project for volunteer scuba divers who have an interest
in what they're seeing under water, want to learn more
and want to help protect the marine environment around
the coasts of Britain and Ireland.
main aim is to map out the various types of sea bed found
in the near-shore zone around the whole of Britain
and Ireland. In addition we are recording what lives in
each area, establishing the richest sites for marine life,
the sites where there are problems and the sites which
is what one course participant diver thought about Seasearch
have been diving for 21 years and this is going to transform
to the Seasearch news page for the latest news or follow
the links alongside to find out more about:
can also find us on Facebook. There is a general Seasearch
group you can join, a Seasearch Identifications group and
a number of regional groups.
Seasearch Aims and objectives
history of Seasearch
is involved - The organisations who are taking part
and funding the Seasearch programme
Training - Details of Seasearch training courses
Diving - Lists of survey dives planned and who to
contact for more details
Recording - Seasearch recording techniques and copies
of the recording forms and guidance notes to download
Nationwide - information about local projects all
round the UK
Achievements - what we have achieved so far including
a whole range of reports of surveys to download
Dive can be a Seasearch Dive!
need the support of divers all around the Britain and
Ireland to contiinue the success of the Seasearch project.
You can take part on dives with your buddy, club dives
or on Seasearch organised dives and expeditions. You can
Seasearch your favourite dive sites or use the project
as the basis for an expedition to somewhere new. We need
information for sites all around the Britain and Ireland
- even if we already have some records things may have
changed. All in all any sea dive can be a Seasearch dive.
addition to what you'll find on the website there are
promotional leaflets available on request.
leaflets and any other information contact National Co-ordinator
Charlotte Bolton at:
phone 07776 142096
c/o Marine Conservation Society, Over Ross House, Ross
Park, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7US.