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Socio-economic Baseline Review Methodology and Data Gap Analysis for Offshore Renewables in Scottish Waters

Published: 10 Dec 2012
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781782561996

The Data Gap Analysis Report summarises the background to and aims of the overall appraoch to socio-economics and offshore renewable energy planning. It sets out the approach that has been adopted to identifying baseline information requirements, which ta

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Socio-economic Baseline Review Methodology and Data Gap Analysis for Offshore Renewables in Scottish Waters
Summary

Summary

ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd ( ABPmer) and RPA have been commissioned by Marine Scotland to prepare a national and six regional socio-economic baseline reviews that can be used to inform impact assessments for future sectoral plans for offshore wind, wave and tidal development.

This document summarises the background to and aims of the study and sets out the approach that has been adopted to identifying baseline information requirements, which takes account of potential interactions between offshore renewables development and marine uses and other interests.


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