Implementation of the second cycle of the MSFD: achieving coherent, coordinated and consistent updates of the determinations of good environmental status, initial assessments and environmental targets
good environmental status
Finnish marine strategy 2016-2021
The Programme of Measures assesses the sufficiency of the current measures to protect the marine environment.
Review of methodologies taken from the available MSFD Initial Assessments, in Mediterranean and Black Sea EU countries & selected northern EU countries.
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.
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.