gap analysis

The waters of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) host a diversity of marine and coastal habitats that are under increasing pressure from multiple anthropogenic activities related to rapid economic growth.

PERSEUS

Key findings on the relationships between human activities/pressures on the environment/changes in the state of the environment/impacts on the ecosystem in the selected coastal areas.

PERSEUS

For each of the 11 MSFD descriptors the methodologies used in the IAs and GES draft reports of the European Mediterranean and Black Sea countries are presented, combined with an indicative gap assessment for each descriptor.