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Scotland's Marine Atlas coverScotland's Marine Atlas - Information for the National Marine Plan is an assessment of the condition of Scotland's seas, based on scientific evidence from data and analysis, supported by expert judgement. It provides baseline information from which the national marine plan will be developed.

It can be downloaded in three formats:

In addition, the data sets that were used to inform that Atlas are now being updated and added to National Marine Plan interactive (NMPi). NMPi and the Atlas are also complimented by Marine Scotland Interactive (MSi), which presents different data in various formats, such as images and video.

Copies of the Atlas and schoolpack have been sent to all schools in Scotland. To support this, other resources are available: