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The fourth Symposium of the Fleet Study Group was held on the 9th November 2000 at the Portland Heights Hotel, Portland, Dorset,UK. Eighty five people attended. The title of the symposium was:
Chesil Bank and the Fleet Lagoon 2000 AD -
Unfortunately the proceedings of the symposium did not get published so the written version of most of the papers are no longer available. The programme for the presentations was:
Green, E. The Ilchester Estates and conservation of the Fleet
Copley,V. Conservation management of the Fleet Lagoon
Bruce,A., Horne,D.J. & Whittaker,J.E. Ostracoda as a tool for the assessment and monitoring of the aquatic environment of the Fleet on seasonal, decadal and millenial timwscales.
Dyrynda,P.E.J. Recent ecological changes within the Fleet Lagoon: natural vs anthropogenic influences.
Johnstone,C. Water quality in the Fleet Lagoon.
Pooley,M.R. Potential use of aerial surveys techniques to survey vegetation in the Chesil and Fleet European marine site.
Martin,A. & Carvalho,L. Lamprothamnium papulosum -
Porter,J. & Dyrnda,P.E.J. Challenges associated with defining lagoonal biodiversity, illustrated by a Fleet population of the bryozoan Alcyonidium
Sheader,M. Pearson,C,V,M, & Rogers,A.D. The current status of the starlet anemone, Nematostella vestensis, in the UK.
Bamber,R. Sheader,M. & Evans,N. A re-
Moxom,D. & Columbé,S. Breeding of common and little terns on Chesil Bank, Dorset.
Perrins,C. & Wheeler,D. A 25 year study of the mute swan population on the Fleet.
In addition to the presented papers there was also a number of posters:
Bray,M. & Doe,R. West Dorset Coastal Research Group
Bruce,A., Horne,D.J. & Whittaker,J.E. Living marine brackish and freshwater ostracods.
Bunker,F. Saline lagoon underwater video.
Coombs,T. & Coombs,I. Breeding bird survey -
Doe,R. Historical vulnerabilities of Chesil Bank.
Eden,S. The dormouse and the Chesil Bank.
Gilliland,P., Rees,S. Biodiversity Action Plan: shingle and saline lagoons.
Hales,S. Bird recording at Abbotsbury
Harland,E.J. The Chesil Multimedia Project: Initial results and lessons for the future.
Harland,E. & Moxom,D. The Chesil Multi-
Hunisett,J. & Hallett,D.E.W. Strandline invertebrates of the Fleet shoreline
John,E. Factors triggering summer dinoflagellate blooms within the upper Fleet Lagoon.
LePard,G. Archaeology in the Fleet
Moxom,D. Ilchester Estates and the Fleet