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Marine Scotland: Economic Assessment of Short Term Options for Offshore Wind Energy in Scottish Territorial Waters: Costs and Benefits to Other Marine Users and Interests

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Appendix E Spatial Data Layers

Spatial Data

Source

Draft OWE Plan and N-RIP

Renewables

  • Location of short term OWE sites

Marine Scotland

  • Location of N-RIP sites

Marine Scotland

Information on other marine uses

Fisheries

  • Coastal Salmon & Sea Trout catches

Marine Scotland

  • Surveillance Sightings Data (2000-2009): Data for all vessels sighted by method and nationality;

MMO

  • VMS Data Position Plots (2005 to 2008/2009): Data for UK Over-15m vessels only

MMO

Aquaculture

  • Finfish Farm - locations and catch figures

Marine Scotland

  • Shellfish Farm - locations and catch figures

Marine Scotland

Leisure and Recreation

  • Designated Bathing Waters

Scottish Government

  • Designated Wrecks - Marine

Historic Scotland ( ABPmer)

  • Blue Flag Beaches & Seaside Awards

Scottish Government

  • Dive Sites & Surfing beaches

Scottish Government

  • Recreational Sea Anglers Regions & Economic Data

Scottish Government

  • RYA Cruising Routes, Racing & Sailing Areas, Marinas and Training Centres

RYA

  • Traditional Boat Festival

Historic Scotland ( ABPmer)

  • Scottish Boating Alliance Regions

Scottish Government

  • Scheduled Monuments (Marine)

Historic Scotland ( ABPmer)

  • Historic Ships

Historic Scotland ( ABPmer)

  • Vessels designated as Controlled Sites & Protected Places

Historic Scotland ( ABPmer)

  • World Heritage Sites

Historic Scotland ( ABPmer)

  • Other recreational activities (kayaking, windsurfing, kitesurfing, walking, ecotourism, etc)

Limited info avail from Marine Scotland/The Crown Estate

  • Tourism

VisitScotland

Maritime Transport

  • AIS Shipping Data (1 st week Jan, Mar, Jun 7 Sept 2010)

MCA

  • Dept for Transport 16 Largest Scottish Ports

Scottish Government

  • Dept for Transport 16 Largest Ports with import tonnages

Scottish Government/DfT

  • Explosives Ports & Scottish Government Ports

HSE/Scottish Government

  • Ferry routes 2010

Scottish Government

  • Ferry Routes with DfT Statistics

Scottish Government

  • Scotland to Europe Ferry Routes

Scottish Government

  • IMO Routing Regions

SeaZone

  • Traffic Separation Schemes & Deep Water Routes

SeaZone

Military Defence

  • Coastal MOD Locations

MOD

  • MOD Practice Zones

SeaZone

Gas Storage

  • Carbon Dioxide Storage Potential - Hydrocarbon Fields

Scottish Government

  • Carbon Dioxide Storage Potential - Saline Aquifers

Scottish Government

Renewables

  • Beatrice Wind Farm Safety Zone

The Crown Estate

  • EMEC Tidal & Wave Power Test Facilities

Scottish Government

  • NRIP Sites

Scottish Enterprise

  • Offshore Wind SEA Medium-Term Options

Scottish Government

  • Offshore Wind SEA Short term Options

Scottish Government

  • Pentland Firth & Orkney Strategic Area

The Crown Estate

  • Pentland Firth & Orkney Waters R1 Lease Option Areas

The Crown Estate

  • Robin Rigg Wind farm

The Crown Estate

  • Saltire Prize Tidal & Wave Areas of Interest

The Crown Estate

  • Wind Demonstration Sites

The Crown Estate

Power Cables

  • Scottish & Southern Energy GRID Infrastructure

SSE

  • Scottish Power GRID Infrastructure

Scottish Power

  • Offshore Power Cables

SeaZone

Oil and Gas

  • Hydrocarbon Fields

DECC

  • Hydrocarbon Pipelines

DECC

  • Licensed Blocks

DECC

  • Platforms

SeaZone

  • Significant Discoveries not yet developed

DECC

Telecoms

  • Telecoms Cables

Global Marine Systems/ British Telecom/SeaZone

Waste Disposal

  • Marine Disposal Sites

Marine Scotland

Other infrastructure/uses

  • Helicopter routes, de-icing areas, flight pathways

CAA/Marine Scotland/The Crown Estate