The study proposes a new approach to Cumulative Effect Assessment (CEA), using the best data available.
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Environmental Science and Policy, 106 (2020), 125-135
JNCC (Joint Nature Conservation Committee)
The map represents an interactive resource containing information on 355 Marine Protected Areas (MPA) designated in the UK and Crown Dependency waters.
SEO Bird Life
Mapping bird sensitivity to marine oil pollution.
The Marine Information and Data Centre serves as a platform where interested parties, professionals and government authorities can find information.
These reports focus on data exchanges using Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI) and INSPIRE protocols to support interoperability of data, metadata, data portals and availability of Web Services, for meeting data and information requirements
This paper presents the recommendations, which have been derived from the analyses and activities carried out during the Baltic LINes’ project implementation.
The Baltic LINes project (2016-2019) aimed to increase transnational coherence of shipping routes and energy corridors in Maritime Spatial Plans (MSP).
Allowing for real time geo-tracking and identification of equipped vessels, data provided by AIS promises to map and describe maritime activities.
The SIMCelt Data Portal is a demonstrator tool which aims to share transboundary MSP information from within the Celtic Seas region.
The draft Maritime Spatial Plan fo Polish Sea Areas, scale 1:200.000
During the drafting of the Polish MSP it turned out that in the fishing sector, the ICES reference grid squares were too big to use for the planning. Instead, the net profit of large fishing vessels was assessed to identify the most important fishing grounds and to map the results including the routes of the fleet. This exercise took half a year and was far cheaper than the normal assessments taking several years.
Maritime Spatial Planning Data Expert Sub-group of the HELCOM-VASAB MSP Working Group
The reports shows which data relevant for MSP should be shared among countries, what gaps exist as well as how the INSPIRE process can support MSP.
The EMODNnet Baltic Sea Checkpoint is a sea-basin monitoring system assessment activity aiming to support sustainable growth in the blue economy.