This report is developed within the framework of the MARSPLAN-BS-II project that supports coherent, cross-sectoral Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) in Bulgaria and Romania, under the framework of MSP Directive 2014/89/EU, establishing a stable mech


This handbook has been developed within the context of the SIMAtlantic project that aims to support the establishment and implementation of Maritime Spatial Plans in line with MSP Directive requirements.


As part of the BalticRIM WP2 on MSP-related mapping of maritime cultural heritage, this internal status report provides information on the methodology and obstacles relating to the task 2.3 on schematisation of Cultural Heritage assets.

Macaronesian Maritime Spatial Planning - MarSP

The study analyses whether, and how, the use of the INSPIRE data model can support and benefit the data management processes.


The Multi-Use Analysis report provides a clear overview of multi-use potential (including environmental, economic and societal benefits) in European sea basins.

UNESCO-IOC Marine Spatial Planning Programme

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO developed a ten-step guide defining the scope and the nature of marine spatial planning. MSP can be a key component to an ecosystem-based management of marine areas and marine resources.


This guidance document has been created for the Baltic Sea Region, which would specifically target the impacts of offshore wind farms on biodiversity in the more Northern parts of the Baltic Sea (marine areas of Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Latvia

The ESRC Research Grants (open call) invites proposals from eligible individuals and research teams for standard research projects, large-scale surveys and other infrastructure projects and for methodological developments.