Practices

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93 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.

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".

AquaSpace

The AquaSpace deliverable “Case study final reports” provides a detailed overview of the 17 case studies developed by the project to test tools and strategies for the sustainable development and spatial allocation of aquaculture in a variety of en

UK - Scotland - Blue Seas, Green Energy

This Sectoral Plan contains proposals for offshore wind energy development in Scottish Territorial Waters up to 2020 and beyond.

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.

Baltic LInes

To achieve renewable energy targets, some MSP authorities are zoning for Offshore Wind Farms in their Maritime Spatial Plans. An important factor for the energy production of a specific site is the so-called capacity density.

Clyde Marine Planning Partnership

This document presents the first step in formal regional marine planning in the Clyde.

BLAST - Bringing Land and sea together

Using the 27 climate change indicators developed by the European Expert Group on ICZM, COINS helps coastal planners take account of potential future impacts of climate change in their work.

MESH

The MESH project aimed to promote harmonised production and use of marine habitat maps covering the North West European seas by adapting and enhancing previous achievements in this area.

Ocean Energy Systems Technology Collaboration Programme (OES)

This practice presents consenting process for ocean energy in different countries. It focuses on the regulatory and legal situation, stakekholder consultation, the Environmental Impact Assessment.

MESMA

The practice has the aim of ensuring consistency and quality in the handling and management of geospatial and other data and optimal alignment with EU common data standards.