Marine Spatial Planning

Marine Atlas Consultants have unique experience of creating a marine spatial plan and seeing the benefits the process can bring to stakeholders and communities, firsthand. Since developing one of the first plans in the world (Shetland), Lorraine has continued working for government at local, national and european levels on the theme of marine spatial planning (MSP). Experience includes:

Shetland Islands Marine Plan

Zoning offshore wave, wind and cable infrastructure

Mapping Cumulative Impacts

Zoning Aquaculture for MMO and European Commission

MSP in Iceland and Ireland – mentoring Masters theses

Cullen Fellowship evaluation for modelling renewable potential – Marine Institute, Galway