Practices

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30 MSP Practices

PERSEUS

Developed to assist marine policymakers to achieve or maintain GES (Good Environmental Status) of coastal and marine ecosystems in the Mediterranean and Black Sea basins.

PERSEUS

The practice presents a global synthesis of the work performed in the work package 2 of PERSEUS that was focused on the understanding of pressures and their impacts at costal level in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

MESMA

Analysis of links between economic, social and ecological marine spatial planning processes with the aim of providing practical input for the development of a long-term strategy towards evaluation and monitoring of MSP in the Black Sea.

Symnet

SymNet Project looks closer into the current status of the manufacturing, logistics, tourism and energy industries and the existing commercial networks in the Black Sea Basin as well as the dynamics of these four sectors in the participating countries.

BALTSPACE

The Bow-tie approach comes from a risk assessment background.

Angel Borja, Michael Elliott, María C. Uyarra, Jacob Carstensen and Marianna Mea

This book provides a 2017 update on scientific findings regarding implementing the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), and its aim of achieving good environmental status in all European seas by 2020.

MARSPLAN-BS

Elaboration of an extensive analysis of the maritime areas of Bulgaria and Romania covering multiple facets of spatial planning, detailing the major challenges for the development of MSP and offer solutions.

MARSPLAN - BS

The intensity of both coastal and maritime activities in the study area has been constantly increased and new activities have been initiated or planned over the recent years, and that area is often in conflict with other activities or the objectives of environmental protection. Therefore, the case study is focused to investigate the land-sea interactions and the needs of maritime spatial planning.

PERSEUS

Review of methodologies taken from the available MSFD Initial Assessments, in Mediterranean and Black Sea EU countries & selected northern EU countries.

MARSPLAN-BS

Elaboration of an extensive analysis of the maritime areas of Bulgaria and Romania covering multiple facets of spatial planning, detailing the major challenges for the development of MSP and offer solutions.

MISIS

Harmonization of policies required to identify, designate and manage MPAs.

MESMA

The practice has the aim of ensuring consistency and quality in the handling and management of geospatial and other data and optimal alignment with EU common data standards.