Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) is gaining importance as a new process for the governance of seas and oceans, as maritime nations exercise greater management over their territorial waters and, in many cases, over exclusive economic zones that span
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The direct expression of the spatial demand by the representatives of the maritime sector activity constitutes the originality of this study.
SIMNORAT & SIMWESTMED conducted the review and comparison of cumulative impact assessment tools across the countries included in the project.
This report aims to understand what are the relevant sectorial policy instruments regarding MSP implementation process, what are the common and shared principles about coordination of sectorial policies in an MSP implementation process and how doe
This study investigates how the convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of North-East Atlantic, or OSPAR Convention (OSPAR, 1992) is taking MSP into account.
These two related studies 1) describe the state of play of MSP implementation in the European Union and especially within the projects’ countries, and 2) address the role of the regions in the implementation process of the MSP Directive and analys
This initial assessment report aims to provide a synthetic and shared overview of existing conditions and dynamics of the SIMNORAT project area.As a "living document", this report has evolved and has been updated throughout the project's duration,
As part of SIMNORAT and SIMWESTMED, data portals were developed for sharing transboundary MSP knowledge for the Northern Atlantic and Western Mediterranean, respectively.
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This methodology can be used for the selection of the most appropriate geographical scale for MSP at a national scale in the areas covered in the SUPREME, SIMNORAT and SIMWESTMED cross-border MSP projects.