From the Law of the Sea perspective, marine waters and seabed between Europe and North America are increasingly within national jurisdictions, due to submissions to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf and associated declarations
Strategic Environmental Assessment
Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management
Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is used to identify the potential impacts of plans and policies such as maritime spatial planning (MSP).
Sustainable development and specifically Sustainable Blue Economy asks for an Ecosystem Based Approach (EBA) to Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) to identify the utilization of marine space for different uses in the most efficient and sustainable wa
Marine Policy, Volume 130
With the enactment of the European Maritime Spatial Planning Directive many coastal Member States are confronted with the challenge of applying Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) in the context of setting up marine spatial plans for the fi
Pan Baltic Scope
Implementing the Ecosystem-based Approach (EBA) in Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) in a cross-border setting is a challenge as it involves administrative, planning and other institutional concepts.
This study, conducted within the SEANSE project, provides an overview of the similarities and differences between North Sea countries regarding current SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment) and EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) contents wit
The purpose of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Guide is to offer practical guidance on how to do SEA in an innovative and sustainability oriented way, using strategic thinking.
Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ in the North Sea
The SEA is part of the Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ (North Sea). It assesses biotic and abiotic conditions of the marine environment and describes the impacts of prospective uses.
Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ in the Baltic Sea
The SEA is part of the Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ (Baltic Sea). It assesses biotic and abiotic conditions of the marine environment and describes the impacts of prospective uses.
UK Government - Department of Energy & CLimate Change
The UK Government developed a draft plan/programme for Offshore Energy in the UK. To analyse the environmental consequences a SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment) has been undertaken.
Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie
In order to coordinate the growing conflict of maritime uses an integrative and sustainable approach is needed for the development of the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
The case shows of how, through a process of spatial and seasonal differentiation, conflicts between tourism and nature protection caused by undifferentiated demands can be limited to a minimum.