Sectoral marine plan for offshore wind energy: strategic environmental assessment screening and scoping report

Sets out the proposed scope and level of detail for the assessment, as well as a description of the methodology.

Appendix B Abbreviations

CEC Crown Estate Commission
EMF electro-magnetic field
EU European Union
GHG greenhouse gas(es)
GIS Geographic Information System
GW gigawatt(s)
HES Historic Environment Scotland
HRA Habitats Regulations Appraisal
IPF Initial Plan Framework
MaRS Marine Resource System
MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
MESH Mapping European Seabed Habitats
MW megawatt(s)
NMPi National Marine Plan interactive
nm nautical mile(s)
PPS plans, programmes, and strategies
RLG Regional Locational Guidance
ROC Renewables Obligations Certificates
SA Sustainability Appraisal
SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment
SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency
SNH Scottish Natural Heritage
SW2 South West Option 2
TRL Technology Readiness Level
The 2005 Act The Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005
The 2004 Regulations The Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004
UK United Kingdom
UKCP09 UK Climate Projections 2009
UNESCO United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
WFD Water Framework Directive


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