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Gallery of VLT Events: VLT@Festival of the Seas (Oban)

3D models fo Argyllshire, Oban and the seafloor of Loch Linnhe were developed between the James Hutton Institute and the Scottish Association for Marine Sciences (SAMS) to interpret potential impacts of land-use change (e.g. forestry) on uses of the loch (e.g. aquaculture, renewable energy). This was demonstrated using the Virtual Landscape Theatre (VLT) at the Festival of the Sea, Oban, May 2013, This is being taken forward in the EU H2020 project Aquaspace.

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Acknowledgements: Thanks to the participants who attended the VLT@Festival of the Sea event at Argyllshire Gathering Halls, Oban, and Scottish Association for Marine Sciences (SAMS) which organised the event. This work was part funded by the Rural & Environment Science & Analytical Services Division of the Scottish Government, Optimizing Land Use.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.