Tag Archives: Wildland

Wild land formalised in Scottish Planning Policy

The final version of the Scottish National Planning Framework 3 was published today (23rd June 2014). WRi is very pleased to see that protection for wild land and recognition of the revised wild land map produced by SNH using approaches and methodes developed by WRi has made it into the document (see Carver et al., […]

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WRi work drives Scottish policy on wild land

The Scottish Government published their third National Planning Framework (NPF3) and draft Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) on Tuesday 30 April 2103. This will influence development plans across Scotland and guide future planning decisions on a range of sectors including transport, energy and infrastructure. Section 2.20 focuses on wild land and states: “SNH has been updating […]

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Michael Markieta visiting WRi

Michael Markieta (Ryerston University International Work Experience Scholarship student, Canada) is visiting WRi  for 6 weeks (May-June 2011) to work on identifying possible GIS solutions to the developing wind farm-wild land conflicts in Scotland.

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Mapping where the wild things are

WRi work on wildness mapping in Scotland reported by BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/highlands_and_islands/8321898.stm

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New International Research Network

WRi has secured funding from the World Universities Network (WUN) to set up an International Wilderness Research Network (iWRN) focusing on the application of spatial information technologies to key challenges in wilderness and wildland research.

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