Case Studies

These case studies illustrate how individuals and organisations are working to maintain and celebrate Scotland’s geodiversity,  and support Scotland’s Geodiversity Charter.

A: Individuals and communities
Witch Craig Wall LGS
Geoparks
Geopark Shetland continues to build on Global Geopark status

Lochaber Geopark
Partnership working with local communities to develop geological trails
The Bedrock Walk – a journey through geological time

B: Land owners and NGOs
Logie Burn
Lang Craigs SSSI, nr Dumbarton
Scottish Wildlife Trust Geodiversity Policy

C: Developers, industry & business sector
Machrihanish Golf Course
Craigleith Quarry LGS
Ravelrig Quarry, Kirknewton
Recording a temporary section through tills at Boyne Quarry GCR site, Banffshire

D: Local authorities, public agencies and government departments
East Dunbartonshire Geodiversity Audit (2010)
Edinburgh Local Biodiversity Action Plan (2010-2015)
Inverarnie Esker Trail, Strath Nairn
The Fossil Grove, Glasgow
Flood control, Braid Burn, Edinburgh
A Geodiversity Audit of the City of Glasgow
Refreshed interpretive facility at Knockan Crag NNR
Geoconservation management plan at Rouken Glen, Giffnock

E: Education and research sector
Seabed geodiversity, Loch Broom and the Summer Isles
Moniaive GeoDial
Palynological study of the peat deposits in the Clyde-Muirshiel Regional Park
Scottish Earth Science Education Forum (SESEF)
Higher Geology Student Conference & Parliamentary Reception