16-27th June 2014
Part of the Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE), this course broadens attendees understanding of the competing interests associated with marine real-estate and how they might impact site selection, progress and compromises enforced on marine renewable energy developments.
This course is delivered over a two-week period using a mixture of taught sessions, case studies and expert tutorials. Topics covered include:
- The latest methods used to balance competing interests (Marine Spatial Planning)
- The legal processes used to assess environmental impacts
- Marine resources
- Overview of marine users
- Marine governance
- Marine policy and planning
- Assessment mechanisms
The legal processes will be covered to a level where students will understand the relevance and timescales associated with environmental consenting processes.
- A practical understanding of marine spatial planning
- A practical understanding of environmental consenting processes
Price: £2500 (VAT exempt) including all course materials and lunch each day.
You may want to arrange overnight accommodation in Oban if required. (This is not included in the course fee.)