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Marine Animal Movement Portal: Gain crucial insights to support your EIAs

An ecosystem-based management approach requires knowledge of vulnerable species' locations and their responses to human activities like oil spills and underwater noise from shipping, airguns and pile driving. However, this data is often unavailable for free-ranging animals such as seabirds and marine mammals, limiting the effectiveness of traditional risk assessments.


How we can help

The Marine Animal Movement Portal addresses this issue by utilising advanced dynamic habitat and agent-based modelling techniques to provide comprehensive descriptions of the presence and movement of vulnerable species. With this tool, you can now identify environmental issues early in the project cycle, easing approval processes and reducing scheduling and investment risks. By integrating MIKE Powered by DHI's industry-recognised 1D and 2D hydrodynamics, habitat and agent-based modelling technology, the Marine Animal Movement Portal offers a powerful solution in a single tool.


Marine Animal Movement Portal

Identify risks earlier and more accurately

Leverage advanced simulations, real-time data and modelling to uncover risks sooner, target interventions and optimise survey planning. 


Expedite licensing approval

Streamline the licensing approval process to ensure regulatory compliance and safeguard the well-being of vulnerable species.


Promote stakeholder accountability

Effectively convey environmental awareness to local communities, national authorities and non-profit organisations to foster accountability and facilitate informed decision-making.

Easy access

Access the portal quickly and easily

Launch the portal directly from your internet browser, eliminating the need for additional hardware or complex installation processes.

Key application areas


Rely on the Marine Animal Movement Portal to:

  • Run on-screen simulations of metocean parameters and animal movements for initial risk screening and project planning.
  • Conduct real-time simulations to assess the effects of oil spills and noise to benefit  Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs).
  • Download and analyse state-of-the-art ecological modelling data to support EIAs and emergency response planning.

Marine Animal Movement Portal

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Get started

To get started with a Freemium account, which includes Portal access, documentation and dataset visualisation for Metocean, Seabirds and Marine Mammals, simply visit www.marambs.dhigroup.com. On the login page, enter your username and password, which you should have received from your system administrator. Once logged in, you'll be able to explore the wealth of data and tools at your disposal, empowering you to make informed decisions and drive successful outcomes for your projects.

Contact us

Discover the full range of our subscription packages! Our Premium package offers users the opportunity to conduct unlimited on-screen assessments of underwater noise and oil spill impacts, receiving convenient summary reports via email. If you require access to all datasets (Metocean, Seabirds, Marine Mammals) covering the entire modeling period from 2006 to 2019 for in-depth analysis, then our Gold package might be the perfect fit. Please reach out with questions or to explore which plan best suits your business needs.

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