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80 MSP Practices

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.

SUPREME

This case study presents an analysis and spatial organization proposals for the North Adriatic Sea which includes Land Administrative Boundaries and Sea Administrative Boundaries of the study area.

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.

ADRIPLAN

Methodology developed to carry out the ADRIPLAN project and proposed as reference methodology for practically implementing MSP in the Adriatic and Ionian Region (including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania).

AMARe

The AMAre Geoportal was developed within the Interreg-MED project AMAre, to provide a spatial database to store, manage and share data on four MPAs involved in the project (Sporades, Malta, Balearic Islands and Torre Guaceto).

COEXIST 

This tool allows a (semi-)quantitative conflict analysis. It uses spread sheet programs and is based on expert judgement rather than data.

SIMWESTMED, SIMNORAT

These reports focus on data exchanges using Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI) and INSPIRE protocols to support interoperability of data, metadata, data portals and availability of Web Services, for meeting data and information requirements

SUPREME

This analysis identifies and describes the data, portals, tools and methods available for meeting data and information requirements for MSP in the Eastern Mediterranean.

SHAPE

Shape pilot project implemented in Puglia Region focused on assessment of the environmental features and problems affecting the marine and coastal zone of the MPA of Torre Guaceto.

Adriplan, Ritmare, Supreme, Erasmus Mundus Master Course on MSP

Marxan software and its advanced version Marxan with Zones, developed by the University of Queensland, were implemented and applied to the Adriatic-Ionian Region (AIR) and to the subarea of the Italian Emilia Romagna Region (RER).