PERSEUS

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PERSEUS

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

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

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.

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.

PERSEUS

Key findings on the relationships between human activities/pressures on the environment/changes in the state of the environment/impacts on the ecosystem in the selected coastal areas.

PERSEUS

Assisting port authorities in identifying environmental issues and in assessing their significance.