Practices

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108 MSP Practices

NorthSEE

The report is the result of the NorthSEE project.

Baltic LINes

This guide, develop under the framework of the Baltic LINes project, presents a step-wise approach summarizing the considerations taken when assessing, deciding on and designating the suitable areas for offshore wind energy and grid development.

Baltic LINes

The shipping sector is one of the most prominent activities within any given maritime space so it is one the first sectors that is considered when drafting a maritime spatial plan.

Over the last decade, the accelerated transition towards cleaner means of producing energy has been clearly prioritised by the European Union through large-scale planned deployment of wind farms in the North Sea.

BaltSeaPlan

Within the BaltSeaPlan project, an analysis has been undertaken for each Baltic Sea region country of all relevant policies and strategies which are currently in force in the given country.

BaltSeaPlan, BaltSPACE

The study uses Marxan, (a decision support tool for mostly used in conservation planning) to optimize algorithms to find the most cost-efficient site selection suitable for offshore wind farm installations in Germany, Sweden, Poland and Denmark.

Pan Baltic Scope

The report was developed within the framework of the Pan Baltic Scope project, which aims to achieve coherent national maritime spatial planning in the Baltic Sea region, and to build lasting macro-region mechanisms for cross-border MSP cooperatio

Pan Baltic Scope 

The Assessment was conducted as part of the activities of the Pan Baltic Scope project.

Maritime Spatial Planning Data Expert Sub-group of the HELCOM-VASAB MSP Working Group

The reports shows which data relevant for MSP should be shared among countries, what gaps exist as well as how the INSPIRE process can support MSP.

MARISPLAN

MARISPLAN will investigate, with the aid of hydrodynamic, ecological, watershed and economic models how climate change will influence the ecosystem of the Baltic Sea.

MARMONI

One of the main aims of the MARMONI project was to develop a new set of marine biodiversity indicators and elaborate new monitoring concept for assessment of the status of marine biodiversity.