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Details of Dr. Rohan H.F. Holt   


Gender male
Job title Marine Biologist
Department Knowledge Strategy and Planning
Natural Resources Wales ( NRW)
Maes y Ffynnon Bangor LL57 2DW
Natural Resources Wales Maes y Ffynnon
LL57 2DW
United Kingdom
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 0300 065 4874
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Website http://www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
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Degree Ph.D. Glasgow University (Invertebrate Immunology).
Job type Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Conservation related marine ecology and marine biological surveys using a variety of techniques including remote techniques (Roxann and video), in-situ shore and diving surveys, underwater photography and video and sediment in-fauna sampling. Worked on the Joint Nature Conservation Committee's (JNCC) Marine Nature Conservation Review including surveys of Scottish sealochs, North East England and South East Scotland, North Wales and Cardigan Bay and sections of Devon, Cornwall and Pembrokeshire. Co-author and development of marine biotope classification for Gt Britain and Ireland. Currently co-ordinating field survey monitoring trials in Welsh special areas of conservation. Also diving safety officer for CCW, English Nature, Scottish Natural Heritage and JNCC. Also research on Caribbean coral reefs including coral growth rate studies and reef conservation.
Research Region 14
Skills/Expertise Benthic in situ surveys (by diving) Underwater photography and videography Marine monitoring of benthic fauna and flora Qualified commercial skipper

Group(s): UKDIR
Created: 1999-08-03 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Rohan HOLT