This guidance was developed to formulate a customized MSP monitoring framework for the Eastern Mediterranean.
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UK - England
A project commissioned by the Marine Management Organisation and published in February 2016 aimed to review the Monitoring and Evaluation framework presented in the MMO’s Eas
UNESCO-IOC Marine Spatial Planning Programme
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO developed a ten-step guide defining the scope and the nature of marine spatial planning. MSP can be a key component to an ecosystem-based management of marine areas and marine resources.
Depending on the country, maritime spatial planners operate in different contexts and follow different objectives. Therefore, an evaluation framework for MSP has to be flexible, so that it can be adapted to different contexts.
Aquaculture Environment Interaction, Vol. 8 (2016), 41-54
Starting from an extensive review of several experiences of spatial planning in marine waters across the world assisting the aquaculture development, the article presents a framing procedure to properly design and manage Allocated Zones for Aquacu
Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ in the North Sea
The SEA is part of the Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ (North Sea). It assesses biotic and abiotic conditions of the marine environment and describes the impacts of prospective uses.
Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ in the Baltic Sea
The SEA is part of the Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ (Baltic Sea). It assesses biotic and abiotic conditions of the marine environment and describes the impacts of prospective uses.
IRIS-SES - Integrated Regional monitoring Implementation Strategy in the South European Seas
The aim is to develop decision-making tools for integrated environmental monitoring for the MSFD to support management of human activities and their effects in EU marine waters and scope the potential for joint programs (within and between Member
The MESMA framework is a stepwise approach to systematically monitor, evaluate and develop spatial management plans in different marine areas.
UK - Scotland - NMP
A short description of how the NMP will be monitored and evaluated in the years following its adoption.
The objectif of this Manual of procedures is to become a reference document for institutions willing to implement – or subscribe to – a Local Information System.
BLAST - Bringing Land and sea together
BLAST - Bringing Land and Sea Together (2009-2012): a regional project for better integration of information across the coastal margin in the North Sea region.