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ArchaeologyIn response to coastal erosion and increased storminess, about 20% of HS’ £1.4m Archaeology grants budget is spent on coastal erosion projects at present. It is likely that the coastal erosion share of the budget will rise in future years in response to analysis of data collated from coastal surveys and research into priorities. Increased quantity and intensity of rainfall also increases soil erosion, which can have a major impact on buried archaeological sites.
Strategic ActivitiesHistoric Scotland has contributed to a range of national strategies which aim to tackle the impacts of climate change including the;
Our Environmental PolicyOur Environmental Policy provides the strategic direction for our operational activities and encompasses matters such as building management, waste, recycling, heating, water and travel.