Practices

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17 MSP Practices

MESMA

Analysis of links between economic, social and ecological marine spatial planning processes with the aim of providing practical input for the development of a long-term strategy towards evaluation and monitoring of MSP in the Black Sea.

Symnet

SymNet Project looks closer into the current status of the manufacturing, logistics, tourism and energy industries and the existing commercial networks in the Black Sea Basin as well as the dynamics of these four sectors in the participating countries.

BALTSPACE

The Bow-tie approach comes from a risk assessment background.

Angel Borja, Michael Elliott, María C. Uyarra, Jacob Carstensen and Marianna Mea

This book provides a 2017 update on scientific findings regarding implementing the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), and its aim of achieving good environmental status in all European seas by 2020.

MARSPLAN-BS

Elaboration of an extensive analysis of the maritime areas of Bulgaria and Romania covering multiple facets of spatial planning, detailing the major challenges for the development of MSP and offer solutions.

MARSPLAN - BS

The intensity of both coastal and maritime activities in the study area has been constantly increased and new activities have been initiated or planned over the recent years, and that area is often in conflict with other activities or the objectives of environmental protection. Therefore, the case study is focused to investigate the land-sea interactions and the needs of maritime spatial planning.

MISIS

Harmonization of policies required to identify, designate and manage MPAs.

Marine Policy Volume 83, September 2017, Pages 83-91

Many decisions need to be made during the course of an MSP process, but although the use of decision support tools can help planners make decisions in a more systematic and objective way, their use is not widespread.

MARSPLAN - BS

Review of the existing ship routing system and maritime transport facilities in the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Development of a concept and a methodology for design and analysis of a new vessel traffic system.

EMODnet

The EMODnet Black Sea checkpoint is a wide monitoring system assessment activity aiming to support the sustainable Blue Growth at the scale of the European Black Sea Basin.

MARINE TT

An online infrastructure developed and launched by Marine TT to collate, manage and deliver information from EU-funded marine research projects and the Knowledge Outputs (KOs) generated by these projects.

MARSPLAN

Review and analysis of existing and future activities and uses in the cross-border area Mangalia (RO) – Shabla (BG). Development and assessment of alternative strategic scenarios for the region.