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Physical Processes ScotMER Receptor Group

The Physical Processes ScotMER Receptor Group is concerned with evidence gaps related to hydrology and geomorphology.


This group has worked together to identify and prioritise evidence gaps associated with the planning and consenting processes for offshore renewable developments, which are detailed in the ScotMER Physical Processes Evidence Map available for download below.

Membership of this group includes:

  • Marine Scotland Science
  • Marine Scotland Planning & Policy
  • Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team
  • NatureScot
  • Wave Energy Scotland
  • Scottish Renewables representatives from industry
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of the Highlands and Islands
  • University of Hull
  • National Oceanography Centre (NOC)
  • Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Physical processes evidence map: January 2023

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