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Geikie Slide and Hebridean Slope MPA – Relevant Documentation 2014


The documents referred to below, relating to Geikie Slide and Hebridean Slope MPA were produced during the site selection and designation process.

The information available here includes:

  • Site Summary Document – Overview of the site and the protected features.
  • Data Confidence Assessment – sets out our confidence in the presence and extent of the protected features.
  • Assessment against MPA Selection Guidelines – details the application of the Scottish MPA Selection Guidelines.
  • Management Options Paper – considers the management options for achieving the conservation objectives for each protected feature in the MPA.
  • Designation Order (available on the Scottish Government website, via – the Scottish Ministerial Order for the designation.
  • Business Regulatory Impact Assessment (available on the Scottish Government website, via – assesses the environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of the designation.

The Geikie Slide and Hebridean Slope MPA Site Information Centre is the most up-to-date source of information for this MPA, and will reflect any additional information gathered since these documents were produced.

Please note, these documents were produced prior to the launch of JNCC's new website. Whilst every effort has been made to redirect material to the relevant content on the new website, some of the links within these documents may no longer work.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Oceans

Reference date 2014·07·01

Documents produced during the MPA site selection and designation process

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2021·11·15

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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