This study, conducted within the SEANSE project, provides an overview of the similarities and differences between North Sea countries regarding current SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment) and EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) contents wit
Strategic Environmental Assessment
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The purpose of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Guide is to offer practical guidance on how to do SEA in an innovative and sustainability oriented way, using strategic thinking.
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.
UK Government - Department of Energy & CLimate Change
The UK Government developed a draft plan/programme for Offshore Energy in the UK. To analyse the environmental consequences a SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment) has been undertaken.
Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie
In order to coordinate the growing conflict of maritime uses an integrative and sustainable approach is needed for the development of the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
The case shows of how, through a process of spatial and seasonal differentiation, conflicts between tourism and nature protection caused by undifferentiated demands can be limited to a minimum.