Roles and Strengths

As a small company, Atlantic Ecology provides clients a direct personal service delivered by a focussed team of selected specialists. We are able to play a key role in the projects we engage with through our expert knowledge, long experience, excellent relationship with a wide range of co-workers and a strong commitment to finding sustainable solutions that benefit clients and wildlife.

Our key strengths are listed below.

  • A thorough understanding and general knowledge of the 'big picture' regarding ecological impact studies and conservation science, both in the UK and overseas;
  • An evidence-based approach to our work coupled with strong ethics, pragmatism and common sense;
  • Specialist knowledge of marine and terrestrial ornithology, particularly with regard to the renewable energy developments and key species and habitats;
  • Collaborative team-work with other organisations and specialists to develop and deliver the project-specific work requirements;
  • Established working relationships with statutory and non-statutory conservation bodies;
  • Flexibility in the way we work, either building bespoke teams to work on projects, or to take on a specialist role in the project teams put together by others;
  • Experience in the interpretation and application of wildlife and conservation legislation and policy;
  • Expertise in bird survey design and execution, with a strong capability to devise innovative approaches where required, while maintaining the high standards expected by statutory conservation bodies.
  • Expertise in the analysis survey data (including Distance analysis) and ecological modelling (including collision risk modelling for wind farms and tidal arrays);
  • Expertise in reporting ecological data for technical reports, Environmental Statement chapters and peer reviewed papers;
  • A commitment to finding sustainable solutions to applied ecology challenges, with positive outcomes for both our clients and wildlife;
  • A commitment to safe and 'green' working practises.