MER works strategically with private and public sector clients to manage and execute ecological design, strategy and planning projects with scientific rigour.
MER is unique in its specialisation with the equipment and knowledge to conduct field surveys, analysis and assessments. We bridge science with development, legislative frameworks and natural resources to help our clients make decisions that lessen impact, prevent environmental degradation and promote their environmental responsibilities.
We are well known for our integrity which ensures that uncertainty around project outcomes is minimised.
Specialist Studies & EIA inputs
Coastal Assessments & Habitat Restoration
GIS and Spatial mapping
Aquatic biodiversity assessments
Terrestrial biodiversity assessments
Estuarine Health Assessments
Environmental Flow Requirements for Estuaries
Speciaised invertebrate, fish and bird sampling and assessment in coastal waters (streams, estuary and shallow marine)
Water use Licence Applications
Baseline studies and Situation Assessments
Integrated monitoring and assessment
Estuarine Management Plans
Environmental compliance reports
Training courses can be tailored to suit the needs of the client. Some of the existing courses include:
Introduction to Marine Ecology
Introduction to Estuaries
Estuarine Management (3 day workshop)
Estuarine Management (5 day workshop)
Coastal Ecology and Management - UNISA Final Year Practical Module
◦ Mapping physical environments and biological features in the coastal zone