6.1 Scottish regional information


(prepared by Dept. of Geography, University of Aberdeen, for the Countryside Commission for Scotland).

Figure 6.1

Figure 6.1 Location of regions covered by “The Beaches of Scotland Series (1969-1981)”

Map No. Report Title. The Beaches of... Authors Date
1 Sutherland Ritchie, W & Mather, AS 1969
2 Caithness Ritchie, W & Mather, AS 1970
3 Lewis & Harris Ritchie, W & Mather, AS 1970
4 Barra & the Uists Ritchie, W 1971
5 West Inverness-shire & North Argyll Mather, AS & Crofts, R 1971
6 Wester Ross Crofts, R & Mather, AS 1971
7 Mainland Argyll Crofts, R & Ritchie, W 1973
8 East Sutherland & Easter Ross Smith, JS and Mather, AS 1973
9 Orkney Mather, AS, Smith, JS & Ritchie, W 1973
10 Shetland Mather, AS & Smith, JS 1974
11 Islay, Jura & Colonsay Ritchie, W & Crofts, R 1973
12 Northern Inner Hebrides Mather, AS, Smith, JS & Ritchie, W 1974
13 Cowal Bute & Arran Ritchie, W 1974
14 North East Scotland Ritchie, W, Smith, JS & Rose, N 1978
15 Fife Ritchie, W 1979
16a South West Scotland Volume II (Solway Firth) Mather, AS 1979
16b South West Scotland Volume I (Firth of Clyde) Mather, AS 1979
17 Southeast Scotland Rose, N 1980
18 Tayside Wright, R 1981


Figure 6.2

Figure 6.2 Location of regions and areas covered by “Coastal Cells of Scotland” series and Shoreline Management Plans and analogous studies


  1. Caledonian Geotech, 1987. Tayside Regional Council, Coastal Erosion Study. Phase 2. Final Report. Unpublished report to Tayside Regional Council. Dundee.
  2. Halcrow Crouch, 1998. Montrose Bay Shoreline Management Study. Unpublished report to Angus Council and Glaxo Wellcome (2 volumes). November 1997 and January 1998.
  3. Halcrow Crouch, 1999. Aberdeen Bay Coastal Protection Study. Final Report. Unpublished report to Aberdeen City Council, Scottish Natural Heritage and Grampian Enterprise. September 1999. Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen.
  4. HR Wallingford, 1995. Survey of Coastal Erosion in the Western Isles. Unpublished report to Scottish Natural Heritage, the Western Isles Islands Council and the Minch Project. HR Wallingford Report EX 3155. 1995.
  5. HR Wallingford, 1996. Shoreline Management Plan. Inverness Firth and part of Moray Firth (Burghead to Sutors). Unpublished report to Highland Regional Council. HR Wallingford Report EX 3230. September 1996.
  6. HR Wallingford, 1996. Saltcoats to Troon. Coastal Processes and Development. Unpublished report to Scottish Natural Heritage and Strathclyde Regional Council. HR Wallingford Report EX 3327. October 1996.
  7. Posford Duvivier, 1998. Shoreline Management Plan of Fife. Unpublished report to Fife Council (3 volumes). June 1998. Fife Council, Glenrothes.
  8. Posford Duvivier, 1998. St Abb’s Head to The Tyne Shoreline Management Plan. Unpublished report to Wansbeck Council.