1 The Marine Spatial Framework Directive has been implemented by the Marine Strategy Regulations 2010 on 15 July 2010 see http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/seamanagement/international/msfd
3 excluding aviation but including shipping and off-road, e.g. agricultural vehicles.
4 House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (2009) Reducing CO2 and other emissions from shipping. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200809/cmselect/cmenvaud/528/528.pdf
5 Scottish Government (2009) Preparing for a Changing Climate, Second Consultation to inform Scotland's Climate Change Adaptation Framework. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2009/04/23145206/4
6 For further information see www.mccip.org.uk
7 Priority habitats and species are identified in the Birds (2009/147/EC) and Habitats (92/43/EEC) Directives
8 See 2007 emissions maps, http://www.naei.org.uk/mapping/mapping_2007.php
11 Taken from Marine Scotland (2008) Scotland's Seas: Towards Understanding their State, Chapter 2.
12 SEPA (2009) 2007 Water Environmental Classification Report. http://www.sepa.org.uk/water/monitoring_and_classification.aspx
13 Defined as extending out to 3 nautical miles for the purposes of the WFD.
14 SEPA (2007) Significant Water Management Issues in the Scotland River Basin District. http://www.sepa.org.uk/water/river_basin_planning/significant_issues.aspx
15 Scottish Government, Offshore Wind Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report, 2010
16 Scott et al, An Assessment of the Sensitivity and capacity of the Scottish seascape in relation to wind farms, 2005. Published by Scottish Natural Heritage.
17 GVA is used in the estimation of Gross Domestic Product ( GDP). GVA measures the contribution to the economy of each individual producer, industry or sector. Office for National Statistics, 2002. http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=254
18 Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics, 2009. A National Statistics Publication for Scotland. Available online: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/324719/0104567.pdf
19 British Ports Association, Scottish Ports Committee, Ports in Scotland - Delivering Value, 2008
20 Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics, 2009. A National Statistics Publication for Scotland. Available online: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/324719/0104567.pdf
21 Thomson, D. The Hebrides and West Coast of Scotland: The social and cultural importance of the coastal fishing communities and their contribution to food security, 2001
22 Wilding et al, Alternative marine sources of protein and oil for aquaculture feeds: state of the art and recommendations for further research, The Crown Estate, 2006
23 Renewable UK Channelling the Energy: A Way Forward for the UK Wave and Tidal Industry Towards 2020, 2010
24 British Ports Association, Scottish Ports Committee, Ports in Scotland - Delivering Value, 2008
25 British Ports Association, Scottish Ports Committee, Ports in Scotland - Delivering Value, 2008
26 The David Hume Institute. Central Scotland Airport Study, 2003
27 Scottish Development International, Scotland: Secure your tourism investment. Available online: http://www.sdi.co.uk/Brochures%20and%20Videos/Brochures/~/media/ScotDevInt/documents/tourism/secure-your-tourism-investment-brochure.ashx
28 Marine Scotland. Strategic Environmental Assessment ( SEA) of Draft Plan for Offshore Wind Energy in Scottish Territorial Waters: Volume 1: Environmental Report. Report for the Scottish Government, 2010. Available online: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resouce/Doc/312161/0098586.pdf
29 Cited in the Royal Yachting Association and the Scottish Boating Association's consultation responses to Draft Plan for Offshore Wind in Scottish Territorial Waters.
30 The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network's ( SSACN) consultation response to the offshore wind sea available online at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/329430/0106846.pdf
31 AbPmer. Review of the Economic and Environmental Data for Scotland's Coastal and Marine Cultural Heritage. Report for the Scottish Government. Report No. R.1638, 2010
32 Bournemouth University, The Economic Impact of Wildlife Tourism in Scotland. A report for the Scottish Government, 2010
33 Land Use Consultants, 2006, A Review of Marine and Coastal Recreation in Scotland.