The Edinburgh Air Centre was commissioned by the Scottish Executive in 2003 to undertake a survey of beaches on parts of the east and west coasts of Scotland. This was undertaken between 19 July 2003 and 7 September 2003.The survey was undertaken to provide a qualitative view of bathing water usage. Images were taken at weekends and in good weather to coincide with periods of higher beach activity. The survey sought to identify numbers of users as well as locations not currently designated as bathing waters for the purposes of the EU Bathing Water Directive (76/160/EEC).
Open. Copies of images are available on the NCAP website.
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Held from creation by the Edinburgh Air Centre. Transferred to NCAP in 2012.
Electronic index on NCAP website
Digital jpeg aerial image files.
Oblique colour digital aerial images of parts of the east and west coastlines of Scotland.