Marine Science

SLR offers comprehensive project support for marine environmental projects across a broad range of sectors and service areas.

The SLR Marine Science team provides high quality, tailored yet cost effective marine environmental scientific consulting and advisory solutions.


Whether it be temperate offshore waters, tropical seas, or coastal estuaries, our staff have the necessary expertise in scientific design, impact assessment, regulatory requirements, stakeholder engagement, monitoring, and management to offer our clients quality service from project inception through to the final report. 

Our approach to delivery is designed to ensure project success by mitigating the significant risks inherent with working in the marine environment. Most importantly, we work with our clients and genuinely believe effective relationships are the cornerstone of successful projects.

Marine Science Services

  • Our services include
    • Environmental and Regulatory Advice
    • Environmental and Social Impact
    • Assessments
    • Ecological Risk Assessments
    • Oceanographic Monitoring
    • Underwater Noise Modelling and Monitoring
    • Baseline Marine Ecological Data Collection
    • Benthic Habitat Surveys and Mapping
    • Water and Sediment Quality Monitoring
    • Environmental Management Plans
    • Offshore Environmental Plans (EPs)
    • Oil Spill Response Planning
    • Marine Fauna Surveys
    • Dredging and Dredged Material Management Plans
    • Approval / Consent Facilitation
    • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Industries we support
    • Oil and Gas (exploration, production and decommissioning)
    • Ports and Harbours
    • Fisheries and Aquaculture
    • Government (policy and regulatory)
    • Renewable Energy (offshore wind)
    • Pipeline and seabed cable operators

Marine Science Projects

  • Project

    New Zealand

    Greater Wellington Regional Council

    Government & Communities

    Guidance for Marine Offsetting and Compensation in New Zealand

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  • Project

    Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand

    Ponui Aquaculture Ltd, co-owned by Auckland iwi Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Ecological Assessments and Monitoring for the Ponui Island Marine Farm

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  • Project

    New Zealand

    The New Zealand King Salmon Co. Limited

    Manufacturing & Industry

    Monitoring and Scientific Advice for The New Zealand King Salmon Co. Limited

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  • Project

    Western Port Bay, Victoria, Australia

    Marina Development


    Marina dredging environmental assessment and management

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  • Project

    New South Wales, Australia

    Westlake Punnet and Associates Pty Ltd

    Built Environment

    Kiama seawall and walkway marine habitat assessment

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  • Project

    Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

    Royal HaskoningDHV


    Darwin Harbour sustainable development precinct, marine community and habitat surveys

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  • Project

    Various, Australia

    Green Energy Partners Pty Ltd

    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Preliminary Environmental and Planning Assessments for multiple offshore wind farms

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  • Project

    West Haven, Connecticut, USA

    City of West Haven, CT


    Cove River tidal marsh restoration, pedestrian bridge and Sea Bluff Beach park improvements

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  • Project

    New Zealand


    Power, Renewables & Energy

    Baseline monitoring programme - offshore exploration drilling

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