Helpful Information and Guidance

Guidance on Dynamic Coast:

SNH's web page on coastal change
Dynamic Coast & SNH Guidance - Planning ahead for coastal change - May 2019
Dynamic Coast & SNH Webinar - Planning ahead for coastal change - May 2019
Dynamic Coast & SNH Webinar Q&A - Planning ahead for coastal change - May 2019
Dynamic Coast FAQ

SEPA's Flood Maps and Strategies

Below are a number of links to other information relavent to the National Coastal Change Assessment:

Report on the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee Meeting - 25th October 2016
UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017
UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 - Synthesis Reports
UK Climate Projections
Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009
Scottish Planning Policy
Marine Planning
SNH Guide to managing coastal erosion in beach/dune systems

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform - 10th Jan 2016


Coastal Cell Reports (Ramsay and Brampton 2000)

Cell 1 - St Abb's Head to Fife Ness
Cell 2 - Fife Ness to Cairnbulg Point
Cell 3 - Cairnbulg Point to Duncansby Head
Cell 4 - Duncansby Head to Cape Wrath
Cell 5 - Cape Wrath to the Mull of Kintyre
Cell 6 - Mull of Kintyre to the Mull of Galloway
Cell 7 - Mull of Galloway to the Inner Solway Firth
Cells 8 and 9 - The Western Isles
Cell 10 - Orkney
Cell 11 - Shetland

Beaches of Scotland Reports (SNH/CCS 1970s to 1990s)

Beaches of East Sutherland and Easter Ross (Smith JS & Mather AS. 1973)

Relevant Academic Publications

James M. Fitton, Jim D. Hansom, Alistair F. Rennie, A national coastal erosion susceptibility model for Scotland, Ocean & Coastal Management, Volume 132, November 2016, Pages 80-89
Sea level rise research in Nature Communications.