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meeting ecological planning conditions. With so much at stake, why use anyone else?

Thomson Unicomarine has over 30 years marine experience. We have provided specialist marine data management solutions for commercial developers and government bodies, such as the Environment Agency, Cefas and Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

We help clients obtain licences and consents for offshore renewable energy, decommissioning, and other marine constructions, oil and gas extraction, sewage outfalls, fish farms, navigational dredging and disposal, beach recharging, aggregate extraction and all near-shore developments.


Correct identification is of paramount importance to our work at the Environment Agency; we need to be absolutely certain of the species’ ID as it influences WFD estuary fish classification scores. Thomson Unicomarine gave a quick turnaround on the project and provided us with the identifications, dissected specimens and material that we can use as teaching aids... Rob Hillman, Senior Environmental Monitoring Officer, Environment Agency.

Latest news & articles

Make sure you’re on time with your abstraction return – and not just your tax return!
6th April 2017

Having just passed the Environment Agency’s abstraction year-end, there is now a 28 day allowable period to complete your annual abstraction return!
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Environment Agency updates groundwater protection policy
16th March 2017

The Environment Agency have released a new updated groundwater protection policy. The guidance is for planners, applicants for environmental permits, and landowners concerned with the quality and quantity of groundwater.
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Water companies face complex challenges
14th March 2016

The first in a monthly series of water articles by Dr Phil Aldous, Director of Water at Thomson Ecology, looks at the challenges facing water companies in meeting future water demands as they prepare water resource management plans.
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Can decommissioning benefit the marine environment?
10th March 2017

Decommissioning of the North Sea oil and gas platforms will start this year as oil platforms built in the 1970s reach the end of their lives. It is estimated that 146 platforms will be removed from the North Sea between 2019 and 2026.
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