Scotland's Coastal Heritage at Risk

Training videos

How to...

Use the Sites at Risk Map

Edit a site record

Add a new site

Download and submit ShoreUPDATE surveys

Use the Android ShoreUDATE app

Use the Apple ShoreUPDATE app


Training exercises

These are the exercises we go through at ShoreUPDATE volunteer training events. They guide you through different aspects of using the website with step-by-step instructions.

HOW TO register


HOW TO use the Sites at Risk Map


HOW TO edit a site record


HOW TO add a new site


HOW TO use the app (Android)


HOW TO use the app (Apple)



ShoreDIG project selection criteria 

Download ShoreDIG Project Proposal form


Useful information...

How to re-size your photos

Weather and tide times

Online historic environment data

Websites, standards, guidance etc.

Taking your interest in archaeology further

Convert OS National Grid coordinates to numeric grid coordinates

RCAHMS thesaurus for site type


The important stuff...

Project terms and conditions

Health and Safety Policy

Safety Guidelines

Responsible Access 


Useful downloads for volunteers...

Download ShoreUPDATE Risk Assessment


Download volunteer time sheet


Download ShoreDIG Project Proposal form