Envision produces materials in support of coastal management and habitat mapping.  Please use the links and downloads below to access these materials.

MALSF MALSF Reports

External PDF Guidelines for the Conduct of Benthic Studies at Marine Aggregate Extraction Sites
External Link East Coast Regional Environmental Characterisation Project (REC)
External Link WebGIS for REC
External Link Developing New Ground-truthing Techniques for Seabed Mapping
External Link Biogenic Reefs & the Marine Aggregate Industry
External PDF Best Methods for Identifying & Evaluating Sabellaria spinulosa & Cobble Reef

Others Others

External Link Development of a Methodology for the Quantitative Assessment of Ireland’s Inshore Kelp Resource

MESHMapping European Seabed Habitats (MESH)

External Link Case Studies

External Link Appropriate Use of Multi-beam & AGDS
External Link Use of Complementary Techniques for Habitat Mapping

External Link Confidence Assessment Tool
External Link Survey Scoping Tool
External Link Guide to Habitat Mapping

SNHSNH Reports

Download PDF Predictive Mapping of MPA protected features within selected possible Nature Conservation MPAs
Download PDF Guidance on Survey and Monitoring in Relation to Marine Renewables Deployments in Scotland
Download PDF  Biotope Mapping & Survey of the Sullom Voe Candidate Special Area of Conservation
Download PDF  Biotope Mapping of the Sound of Harris, Scotland
External Link  Sublittoral Biotope Mapping of the Moray Firth SAC (2009)
Download PDF  Biotope Mapping & Survey of the Treshnish Isles Candidate Special Area of Conservation

JNCC JNCC Reports

External Link Background document on Sabellaria spinulosa reefs
External Link  Mapping habitats and biotopes from acoustic datasets to strengthen the information base of Marine Protected Areas in Scottish waters
External Link  Mapping habitats and biotopes from acoustic datasets to strengthen the information base of Marine Protected Areas in Scottish waters – Phase 2 (Barra Fan and Hebrides Terrace Seamount Area)
External Link  Understanding the Marine Environment
External Link  Biological Data Interpretation of the Reef (Pobie Bank)
Download PDF  Seabed Mapping Using Acoustic Ground Discrimination Interpreted with Ground Truthing

NMBAQCNational Marine Biological Association

External Link  Quality Control (NMBAQC) Video Analysis Test Development

CefasCefas Reports

External Link  The Role of Seabed Mapping Techniques in Environmental Monitoring & Management
Download PDF  Ground-truthing Acoustic Surveys at Areas of Anthropogenic Impact

Broadscale Marine Mapping ProjectBroadscale Marine Mapping Project: Final report for the Crown Estate, NE, CCW & SNH
Download PDF  Download PDFMap BorderMap Border: Mapbasic GIS tool to produce a graticule and incremental border within a map window
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