A GIS of the extent of historical mining activities in Scotland: explanatory notes

MacDonald, A.M. ORCID:; Browne, M.A.E.; Smith, N.A.; Colman, T.; McMillan, A.A.. 2003 A GIS of the extent of historical mining activities in Scotland: explanatory notes. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 14pp. (CR/03/331N) (Unpublished)

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As part of the secondment of BGS staff to SEPA to help implement the Water Framework Directive (WFD) in Scotland, BGS have been asked to provide an approximate outline of the extent of historical mining in Scotland. This will be used to help characterize pressures on Scottish groundwater as part of the initial characterization of groundwater bodies for the WFD. Initial characterization has to be completed by December 2004; for bodies deemed to be at risk there will be further characterization after 2004. A team of BGS geologists carried out the work during September 2003. The aim of the study was: “To delineate the extent of known and inferred historical and current shallow and deep

Item Type: Publication - Report
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Groundwater Management
Funders/Sponsors: Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This report made open to all by lead author January 2014. This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
Additional Keywords: GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, Mine waters
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 05 Feb 2014 09:48 +0 (UTC)

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