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Coastal and Marine Waters

Coastal and Marine Waters

The coastal and marine environment is vital to economy, health and well-being. However, the impacts of pollution, climate change, coastal erosion, habitat loss and unsustainable exploitation of resources are an increasing threat to the marine environment.

Click on the dataset name below to view options for that dataset. You can also download an Excel version of the dataset which includes an associated commentary. Some datasets also have a summary page available to select. To obtain an Excel viewer, click here.

DatasetNational StatExcel FileSummary PageDate Published
Coastal bathing waters - assessment against the standards in EC Bathing Waters Directive (2006/7/EC): 2015-2016Download Excel file for Coastal bathing waters - assessment against the standards in EC Bathing Waters Directive (2006/7/EC): 2015-2016NA30/09/2017
Coastal bathing waters - compliance with the EC Bathing Waters Directive (76/160/EEC): 1988-2014Download Excel file for Coastal bathing waters - compliance with the EC Bathing Waters Directive (76/160/EEC): 1988-2014NA04/11/2014

The datasets below do not have an Excel file available as the data is not held within the Scottish Environment Statistics Online database.

External DatasetsNational
Stat
Bathing Water Results
Quality of coastal waters
Quality of estuarine water