Guidance on Survey and Monitoring in Relation to Marine Renewables Deployments in Scotland: Cetaceans and Basking Sharks

This report provides guidance and protocols for the conduct of site characterisation surveys and impact monitoring programmes for cetaceans and basking sharks for marine (wave and tidal) renewables developments in Scotland.

This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Marine Mammals, produced by Claire Lacey, Jon Barnes and Patrick Lynes.

Reference: Macleod, K.,Lacey, C.,Quick, NJ.,Hastie, GD.&Wilson JD. (2011) Guidance on survey and monitoring in relation to marine renewables deployments in Scotland. Volume 2. Cetaceans and Basking Sharks.Unpublished draft report to Scottish Natural Heritage and Marine Scotland