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SIMAtlantic

This paper 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.

UNESCO/IOC

As a changing climate alters ocean conditions, the redistribution of marine ecosystem services and benefits will affect maritime activities and societal value chains.

Sustainability

Human pressures on marine ecosystems significantly increased during last decades. Among the intense anthropic activities, industrial fisheries have caused the alteration of habitats, the reduction of biodiversity and the main fish stocks.

Sustainability

This study provides an assessment of the sustainable development of fishing and aquaculture based on the Portuguese North Region case study. The paper stresses the importance of stakeholders' views in the MSP process.

PLoS ONE

This study provides an analysis of the characteristics and development potential for ocean multi-use, integrating results from desk analysis and stakeholder perceptions from different sectors in each of the case study locations.

Maritime studies 

Marine spatial planning (MSP) is advanced by its champions as an impartial and rational process that can address complex management issues.

Marine Management Organisation

The National Seascape Character Assessment for England (MMO 1134) project aimed to establish seascape character assessments for the north east, north west, south east and south west marine plan areas.

BONUS BALTSPACE

Discusses integration challenges in MSP and develops a tentative typology of challenges associated with integration and a methodology for researching them, by developing a framework for analysing integration challenges for various context and basi