Socioeconomic ScotMER Receptor Group

The Socioeconomic ScotMER Receptor Group is concerned with evidence gaps related to any potential social and economic impacts of offshore renewable developments.

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 Socio-economic evidence map available for download below. 

Membership of this group includes:

  • Marine Scotland Marine Analytical Unit
  • Marine Scotland Planning & Policy
  • Marine Scotland Science
  • Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team  Scottish Government Directorate for Energy and Climate Change
  • NatureScot
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
  • Scottish Renewables representatives from industry
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Open University
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
  • Oxford Brookes University
Evidence map: March 2024
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