Data related to marine planning activities or providing data and information to assist planning processes.
A key concern expressed by policy makers, regulators and environmental stakeholders about deployment of marine energy devices in open waters, relates to the possibility of the negative effects they may have on marine mammals and diving birds.
Wildlife observations, using methodologies developed by EMEC with input from SMRU, based on the methodology developed for the Fall of Warness tidal test site (Scapa Flow Methodology; Shapinsay Sound methodology), commenced at these sites in June 2
A bathymetric survey of an area identified for renewable development off the south west coast of Islay was carried out by Marine Scotland Science in 2012. This data has been corrected to chart datum and cleaned at 2m resolution.
The Cooperative Participatory Evaluation of Renewable Technologies on Ecosystem Services (CORPORATES)
Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 7 No 1