Research and analysis

Seasonal impacts of activities

Evidence requirement R083: Seasonal impacts of activities


R113 - Seasonal impacts of activities

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Requirement R113

Requirement detail

The timing of marine works is generally driven by measures to mitigate risks to seasonable birds / migrating fish. This often means that works take place during summer months which could potentially lead to a larger impact on social and economic factors (for example tourism) than might occur during other seasons. This work would outline a process to balance the risks of an activity (environmental, social and economic) against the benefits and potentially propose approaches to mitigate the risk within the licensing framework.

Published 5 December 2017