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The UK’s leading experts in gaining consents and
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.

Testimonials

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

Microbeads found on animals from estuarine samples
29th August 2017

The presence of plastic in the oceans is a big concern, especially as it accumulates in the food chain. When analysing sediment samples, we are often asked to record the presence and nature of plastic fragments.
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The greatest comeback?
25th August 2017

The Thames was declared ‘dead’ in the 1950s due to the high levels of pollution and sewage entering the water, preventing any life remaining there. Fast forward 70 years and we have made leaps and bounds in improving the water quality in this visible, but hidden environment.
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Rarely encountered animals found in deep waters
1st August 2017

Whilst we are used to identifying animals from the continental shelf, we have been very excited to work on a project where we could find rarely encountered species which only occur in deep waters.
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JNCC Geikie Slide and Hebridean Slope MPA survey 2016, an update
14th July 2017

The marine team have been working on an extraordinary benthic analysis project from the Geikie Slide and the Hebridean Slope Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area (NCMPA) on behalf of JNCC.
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