Benthic Solutions Limited (BSL) is an independent marine environmental consultancy and survey company offering a broad range of capabilities in survey, analysis, interpretation and project management for the marine sector.
We have extensive global experience and capabilities and are renowned for our progressive and innovative approach to challenging projects and market requirements.
BSL can offer both general and bespoke survey services in environmental data acquisition, analysis and interpretation. We have extensive capabilities in multi-disciplinary projects including habitat mapping using acoustic data, ground truthing using sampling and photography and subsequent interpretation and presentation. BSL provides support directly to operators as well as to consultancies and survey contractors alike.
BSL can provide quality assurance on all protocols, data and reports. The following accreditations support our Quality Policy:
We are accredited to ISO 9001 for the provision of scientific marine survey and associated consultancy, and are audited annually by QMS International plc.
BSL participates in the NMBAQC accreditation scheme for macro-invertebrate and particle size analysis, whilst our supporting laboratories provide accredited testing (typically to the United Kingdom Accreditation Scheme UKAS) on routine low level marine sediments and waters following regulatory standards in Europe (typically UK DECC, OSPAR etc.).
In addition, we are also ISO 14001 accredited in recognition of our Environmental Management System (EMS).