Publications


Caroline has written or been a major contributor to the following publications and articles:

Stanton, C. 1994. The visual impact and design of windfarms in the landscape. In: Wind Energy Conversion 1994: proceedings of the 16th British Wind Energy Association Conference, Stirling 15-17 June 1994.

Stanton, C. 1995. Wind Farm Visual Impact and its Assessment. In: Wind Directions, Newsletter of the British and European Wind Energy Associations. Volume XIV No 3 April 1995.

Stanton, C. 1996. The Landscape Impact and Visual Design of Windfarms. Landscape Publication No LP/9603. Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.  Paul Gipe, leading advisor on wind energy in the US reviews: “The Landscape Impact and Visual Design of Windfarms is an important work and the wind industry owes the author a debt of gratitude for her contribution”.

Stanton, C. 1996. Skye and Lochalsh Landscape Assessment. Scottish Natural Heritage, Redgorton.  Available at: www.snh.gov.uk  (included within the list of most influential landscape architecture books voted by readers of Landscape, the journal of the Landscape Institute)

Stanton, C. 1998. Caithness and Sutherland Landscape Character Assessment. Scottish Natural Heritage, Redgorton. Available at: www.snh.gov.uk

Stanton, C. 2005. Landscape Strategy and Assessment Guidance for Wind Energy Development within Caithness and Sutherland. Scottish Natural Heritage, Redgorton. Available at: www.snh.gov.uk

Stanton, C. 2005. Visual Impacts – UK and European Perspective. In: Technical Considerations In Siting Wind Developments: Research Meeting, National Wind Coordinating Collaborative, United States.  Available at www.nationalwind.org/events/siting/presentations.htm

Stanton, C. 2005. Visual Analysis of Windfarms Good Practice Guidance. In: Technical Considerations In Siting Wind Developments: Research Meeting, National Wind Coordinating Collaborative, United States.  Available at www.nationalwind.org/events/siting/presentations.htm

Stanton, C. 2006. Visual Representation of Windfarms Good Practice Guidance. In: Securing Our Future: proceedings of the 28th British Wind Energy Association Annual Conference, 10 – 12 October 2006, Glasgow.  Available at: http://www.renewableuk.com/en/events/events-search.cfm/upcoming/0/

Stanton,C. 2011. Dominating or Diminutive? Determining the scale effects of wind turbines in the landscape.  In: RenewableUK 2011 Annual Conference and Exhibition, 25-27 October 2011, Manchester.  Available at: http://www.renewableuk.com/en/events/events-search.cfm/upcoming/0/

Stanton, C. 2012.  The backclothing of wind turbines in the Scottish landscape: A report to the Cairngorms National Park Authority.  Available at:  http://cairngorms.co.uk/uploads/documents/Learn/Backclothing_of_wind_turbines_-_final_report_-_17_Sept_2012.pdf

Stanton,C. 2015.  Perception of the scale effects of wind turbines in the Scottish landscape.  Presentation to the European Conference of the Landscape Research Group, Energy landscapes: perception, planning, participation and power; Dresden, 16-18 September 2015.


snh windfarms and hydro guidance

Publications edited and/or produced with others

Scottish Natural Heritage. 2002. Guidelines on the environmental impacts of windfarms and small scale hydroelectric schemes. Scottish Natural Heritage, Redgorton.  Available at: www.snh.gov.uk

Scottish Natural Heritage Landscape Group. 1999. Ben Alder, Ardverikie and Creag Meagaidh landscape character assessment . Scottish Natural Heritage Review No 120.  Available at: www.snh.gov.uk


Publications written/ major contributor on the behalf of horner + maclennan landscape architects

Stirling Council, Scottish Natural Heritage and Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority. 2007. Stirling Landscape Sensitivity and Capacity Study for Wind Energy Development. Available at: www.stirling.gov.uk/services/planning-and-the-environment/planning-and-building-standards/local-and-statutory-development-plans/supplementary-planning-guidance/wind-farms

Written with Dr Ian McAulay, Envision Ltd
Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Society of Directors of Planning and Scottish Renewables Forum. 2006. Visual Representation of Windfarms: Good Practice Guidance. Scottish Natural Heritage, Redgorton.  Available at: www.snh.gov.uk

snh siting and designing windfarmsScottish Natural Heritage. 2009. Siting and designing windfarms in the landscape. Version 1. Scottish Natural Heritage, Redgorton.  Available at: www.snh.gov.uk

Caroline holds an extensive catalogue of over 1500 windfarm assessment photographs from the UK, continental Europe, the US and Canada accumulated from 1992 – present.