List of Abbreviations

3D Three-dimensional 

ACCORD Archaeology Community Co-production of Research Data

AMD Ancient Monuments Division

BEFS Built Environment Forum Scotland

BIM Building Information Modelling

CI Co-Investigator

CSAP Carved Stone Adviser Project

CSDAP Carved Stone Decay in Scotland Project

ECMS Early Christian Monuments of Scotland (Allen and Anderson 1903)

EH English Heritage (now also HE)

EMSSS Early Medieval Stone Sculptures of Scotland 

ERA England’s Rock Art

FCS Forestry Commission Scotland

HE Historic England 

GIS Geographic Information Systems

HEACS Historic Environment Advisory Council Scotland

HEFCE Higher Education Funding Council for England

HERALD Historic Environment Research Archives, Links and Data

HERs Historic Environment Records

HES Historic Environment Scotland

HLF Heritage Lottery Fund

HS Historic Scotland (now part of HES)

ICCROM International Centre for the Study and Restoration of Cultural Property

ICOMOS International Council on Monuments and Sites

ISCS International Scientific Committee for Stone [of ICOMOS]

LiDAR Light Detection and Ranging

MBGRG Moray Burial Ground Research Group

NADRAP Northumberland and Durham Rock Art Project

NAS National Archives of Scotland

NCCSS National Committee on Carved Stones in Scotland

NLS National Library of Scotland

NOSAS North of Scotland Archaeology Society

NMS National Museums of Scotland

NTS National Trust for Scotland

OASIS Online Access to the Index of archaeological investigations

OPIT Our Place in Time (Scottish Government 2014)

PAS Pictish Arts Society

PI Principal Investigator

PKHT Perthshire and Kinross Heritage Trust

PMSA Public Monuments and Sculpture Association

RAPP Rock Art Pilot Project [of English Heritage]

RCAHMS Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (now   part of HES)

RAE Research Assessment Exercise

REF Research Excellence Framework

RMMC Runes, Monument and Memorial Carvings network

RSE Royal Society of Edinburgh

RTI Reflectance Transformation Imaging

SAFHS Scottish Association of Family History Societies

ScARF Scottish Archaeological Research Framework

SERF Strathearn Environs and Royal Forteviot

SG Scottish Government

SHEA Scottish Historic Environment Audit

SHED Scottish Historic Environment Data

SHEP Scottish Historic Environment Policy (Historic Environment Scotland 2016)

SRP Scotland’s Rural Past

SUAT Scottish Urban Archaeological Trust

SWAPNET Stone Weathering and Atmospheric Pollution Network

TCRE Technical Conservation Research and Education

UK United Kingdom

UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

WMF World Monuments Fund

WWI/II First World War/Second World War


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