Practices

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437 MSP Practices

SIMCelt

This case study was developed as part of the SIMCelt project to complement three other case studies which explored how transboundary interaction is approached in the Celtic Seas.

https://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/170062_en.html

The scanner is the outcome of the 3Dunderworld project. It is an innovative hardware and software solution for the rapid scanning and 3D reconstruction of objects, which can help to the mapping of underwater cultural sites.

BONUS BALTSPACE

The study identifies and describes a number of tools and approaches used in MSP in order to address multi-level, policy and sector, stakeholder and knowledge integration.  A total of eleven tools and approaches are presented based on their ability

GAUFRE

This book is a reflection of the spatial-analytical and design aspects of the GAUFRE report “Towards a Spatial Structure Plan for Sustainable Management of the Sea”.

Belgium - MSP

These brochures summarize the marine spatial plan for the Belgian Part of the North Sea.

Ocean & Coastal Management, Volume 152 (2018), 135-144

The methodology described in the paper published in 2018 in Ocean & Coastal Management allows for the estimation of the monetary value of marine space related to various maritime activities occurring in a specific area.

BONUS BALTSPACE

This practices demonstrates how the sustainability of the MSP governance process can be evaluated.

C-Scope - combining sea and coastal planning in Europe

A range of reports on stakeholder engagement activities, including reports on the annual coastal forum for Belgium; For Dorset a web-based interactive tool was developed, called "iCoast".

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.

SHAPE

The "Adriatic Atlas to support ICZM and MSP" is the first Web Atlas for the Adriatic Sea that was developed, within the Shape project, through a cross-border approach (involving Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania).

ADRIPLAN and Ritmare

The Conflict score tool developed within the Adriplan project allows to quantify the overlapping of uses, calculating the direct spatial conflict score (in the current and future scenarios) based on FP7 project COEXIST methodology.

ADRIPLAN and Ritmare

The Cumulative Impact is the main methodological tool used in ADRIPLAN to evaluate the potential impact of maritime activities on the environment.