Coastal Research Autonomous Navigation Crawler (CRANC)
The WCMC funded by the 4 Coastal Groups (in Wales) and KESS2 and partnered Aberystwyth University have begun a project to develop a low cost autonomous survey rover. To find out more click here
The Operational Wave and Water Level model (OWWL)
The Operational Wave and Water Level model (OWWL) has been developed in SW England, in an effort to better predict coastal floods. The WCMC partnered with SWEEP to extend the OWWL forecasting model to cover South Wales. To find out more click here
Weather data assessment of coastal survey techniques
An assessment of surveying techniques using historic meteorological/tide data was conducted to determine the most reliable method at a given location. The WCMC, GEOM and ERDF joined together to create a universal tool, that would help determine this. To find out more click here
What is the value of surveying to Mean Low Water Spring?
The WCMC specification requires all programme data to be collected to or below MLWS. WCMC are now conducting an investigation into the value of surveying to MLWS, due to its impacts on operational windows and the programme. To find out more click here