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Each Thematic Issue takes an in-depth look at a key area of environmental research with policy relevance, providing a guide to the latest research in the field.

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Issue 45

Seafloor Damage – December 2013

During the last century, large areas of the seafloor have been damaged by human activities such as fishing, sand and gravel extraction and navigational dredging. This Thematic Issue presents quality research exploring the physical damage to the seafloor, new methods for providing seabed information and pressures on marine ecosystems from activities such as deep-sea mining.