Aggregates & dredging

Marine aggregates can be defined as sedimentary material - sand or gravel of various sizes (grades). Extraction of marine aggregates typically involves dredging of the deposit to remove it from the seabed. Its value chain includes value-added processing, manufacture, shipyards and ship construction, engineering and maintenance, port facilities and fuel supply.

Acronym Title Programme Start/end View
Ecodump
Application of ecosystem principles for the location and management of offshore dumping sites in SE Baltic Region
2011
2014
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SETÚBAL
Caracterization with Geophysical Methods of the Nature and Thickness of the Bottom Sediments in an Area of the Port of Setúbal
APSS - ADMINISTRAÇÃO DOS PORTOS DE SETÚBAL E
2010
2010
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FRACTURED RESERVOIRS
Characterization and modelling of carbonate Reservoirs
GALP
2010
2011
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n.a.
Demoprojekt Densitetssorterande muddring
VINNOVA - Swedish Governmental Agency for Inn
2012
2013
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SANDEX
Sand extraction in the Portuguese continental shelf: impacts and morphodynamic evolution
PTDC
2008
2011
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SMOCS
Sustainable Management of Contaminated Sediments in the Baltic Sea
2009
2013
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EMSAC and REMCAP are Coordination Projects funded by the
Research DG of the European Commission within
the Regions of Knowledge programme of FP7