NatureScot have recently published updated guidance on how to apply for permission to collect geological samples from areas that are protected as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Scotland.
You can find out if your proposed field site is an SSSI on the NatureScot SiteLink map viewer.
You can also read the guidance on the NatureScot website:
Guidance on collecting geological samples from Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Scotland
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