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Designation of four Marine Protected Areas in Scottish waters: consultation analysis

Summary of the analysis of responses submitted on the designation of the four possible Marine Protected Areas; North-east Lewis, Sea of the Hebrides, Shiant East Bank and Southern Trench.

Designation of four Marine Protected Areas in Scottish waters: consultation analysis
Annex D: Acronyms

Annex D: Acronyms

ADD
Acoustic Deterrent Device

BRIA
Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment

CMA
Conservation and Management Advice

DCA
Data Confidence Assessment

Defra
Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

EPG(M)
Environmental Protection Guidelines (Maritime)

EPS
European Protected Species

GES
Good Environmental Status

HVDC
High-voltage direct current

ICIA
Island Communities Impact Assessment

MarPAMM
Marine Protected Areas Management and Monitoring

MESAT
Maritime Environmental and Sustainability Assessment Tool

MLWS
Mean Low Water Springs

MOD
Ministry of Defence

MPA
Marine Protected Area

NGO
Non-Governmental Organisation

NMP
National Marine Plan

OSCP
Oil Spill Contingency Response

pMPA
Possible Marine Protected Area

SEA
Strategic Environmental Assessment

SEIA
Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

SMWWC
Scottish Marine Wildlife Watching Code

SNCB
Statutory Nature Conservation Body

VMS
Vessel Monitoring System


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