Practices

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648 MSP Practices

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.

SUPREME

This case study presents an analysis of the Dubrovnik – Neretva County within the spatial planning framework of Croatia.

SUPREME

The present case study presents an analysis and spatial organization proposal for the Inner Ionian Sea – Corinthian Gulf, covering an area of about 13,400 km2.

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.

SUPREME

The present case study includes a general geographical, physical, and environmental overview of the Slovenian territorial sea and its human uses.

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).

International Journal of e-Navigation and Maritime Economy 5 (2016) 045-060

AIS data help with understanding where are important areas for navigation and fishing.

Geoforum

This study explores how geographic information technologies – or geo-technologies – are used in spatial planning processes, and more specifically, marine spatial planning (MSP) processes.

This guide intends to be a practical tool to facilitate the understanding of site selection and planning for aquaculture and provide information on processes for establishing allocated zones for aquaculture (AZAs) in the Mediterranean and Black Se