Scotland's Marine Atlas: Information for The National Marine Plan

Scotland's Marine Atlas is an assessment of the condition of Scotland's seas, based on scientific evidence from data and analysis and supported by expert judgement.


Scottish Local Authority boundaries and travel to work areas: Ordnance Survey 2010. Reproduced by permission of Ordnance Survey on behalf of HMSO. © Crown copyright and database right (2011). All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100020540

HydroSpatial and bathymetry: SeaZone 2011. © British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited, 2011. Products Licence No. 122006.004

Bathymetry: The Scottish Association for Marine Science ( SAMS), based on GebcoCE and GTOPO30 datasets

Broadscale habitat map: produced by JNCC © UKSeaMap 2010 project

Seabird colony data: © JNCC/Seabird Monitoring Programme

Historic Scotland images: © Crown Copyright, Reproduced courtesy of Historic Scotland.

OSPAR regions: OSPAR Commission

Water Framework Directive Area Advisory Groups, water abstraction sites and industry outfall sites: Scottish Environment Protection Agency ( SEPA)

River network: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology © NERC

ICES squares: Danish Institute for Fisheries Research ( DIFRES)

Surf beaches:

Dive sites:

Marinas, sailing areas and routes: Royal Yachting Association 2010

Oil and chemical spills: Advisory Committee on Protection of the Sea ( ACOPS)

National Renewables Infrastructure Plan ( NRIP) sites and ship building yards: Scottish Enterprise

National grid infrastructure: Scottish and Southern Energy ( SSE) and Scottish Power Power Systems ( SPPS)

Telephone cables: Global Marine Systems and BT Telecom

Coastal Waste Water Treatment Works: Scottish Water

© Crown copyright 2011

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