The Food And Environment Research Agency
Fera offers a broad range of applied scientific services and research including: analysis of chemical environmental contaminants - pesticides, heavy metals, dioxins, pcbs, veterinary drug residues, impact of chemicals on the environment, ecotoxicology and EcoChemistry, environmental risk assessments for regulatory compliance, pesticide modelling/training courses, QSAR modelling, risk and uncertainty modelling, non-invasive animal physiology testing services and, invasive species research and management services. Fera also offers next generation DNA sequencing services allowing high throughput sequencing of genomes, bio-informatics, food authenticity/provenance services using a variety of molecular and chemical techniques, and pesticide efficacy testing. Fera also provides bird management and monitoring services to the renewable energy sector and operates two mobile bird detecting radars. These can be deployed on and offshore to collect accurate data on bird movements 24/7, providing clients with robust evidence for scoping studies, EIA and during/ post construction surveys.
Mr Rob Chilton