This initial assessment report aims to provide a synthetic and shared overview of existing conditions and dynamics of the SIMNORAT project area.As a "living document", this report has evolved and has been updated throughout the project's duration,
Please note that as of 30 June, the EU MSP Platform website is no longer being updated with new information. Updates are expected to resume in the near future.
This report presents a first attempt to map human activities, pressures and potential cumulative impacts in the eastern parts of the North Sea. The mapping is based on existing data on human activities in Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden.
This report sets out guiding principles to inform the development of regional assessment process, the first step of regional marine planning in Scotland.
Northern Ireland Environment Agency
Commissioned by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) this study aimed to provide a strategic understanding of different areas of regional seascape character along the entire Northern Ireland coast.
Mapping Fishing Activities (MFA) is the first high-resolution map of fishing intensity covering all EU waters.
This report presents the outcomes of a workshop led by ICES on risk management in MSP, particularly focussing on a method called ‘Bow-Tie Analysis'.
Development of an evaluation framework for assessing the quality and effectiveness of MSP in transboundary contexts.
The DeCyDe for Sustainability tool is a spreadsheet based set of indicators and decision support tool that allows coastal communities and Authorities to self-assess their progress towards sustainability goals.
For each of the 11 MSFD descriptors the methodologies used in the IAs and GES draft reports of the European Mediterranean and Black Sea countries are presented, combined with an indicative gap assessment for each descriptor.
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.
Assisting port authorities in identifying environmental issues and in assessing their significance.
Review of methodologies taken from the available MSFD Initial Assessments, in Mediterranean and Black Sea EU countries & selected northern EU countries.