Practices

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Plan4Blue

The Blue economy concept and the Blue Growth agenda as a set of strategic objectives, offer principles and guidance to identify blue economy potential for the cross-border Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) processes.

The general objective of this study is to evaluate how MSP benefits specific blue economy sectors, with the aim of feeding the results into relevant EU policies and Competent Authorities in charge of implementing Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP).

SIMCelt

This case study was developed as part of the SIMCelt project to complement three other case studies which explored how transboundary interaction is approached in the Celtic Seas.

https://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/170062_en.html

The scanner is the outcome of the 3Dunderworld project. It is an innovative hardware and software solution for the rapid scanning and 3D reconstruction of objects, which can help to the mapping of underwater cultural sites.

Science of The Total Environment, Volume 838

The production of energy from waves is gaining attention. In its expansion strategy, technical, environmental and socioeconomic aspects should be taken into account to identify suitable areas for development of wave energy projects.

Science of The Total Environment, Volume 838

The production of energy from waves is gaining attention. In its expansion strategy, technical, environmental and socioeconomic aspects should be taken into account to identify suitable areas for development of wave energy projects.

Marine Policy, Volume 127

Marine/maritime spatial planning (MSP) is a process to optimise marine space allocation to various activities and the environment by avoiding negative interactions, improving synergies, thereby helping the advance towards a sustainable ocean econo

BONUS BALTSPACE

The study identifies and describes a number of tools and approaches used in MSP in order to address multi-level, policy and sector, stakeholder and knowledge integration.  

NorthSEE

The report is the result of the NorthSEE project.

The publication reviews the emergence of the Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) topic in the academic field and its "treatment" in the scientific literature.

Marine Policy Volume 141

The EU Maritime Spatial Planning Directive (MSPD) requires the member states (MS) to pursue Blue Growth while ensuring good environmental status (GES) of sea areas. An ecosystem-based approach (EBA) should be used for the integration of the aims.

GAUFRE

This book is a reflection of the spatial-analytical and design aspects of the GAUFRE report “Towards a Spatial Structure Plan for Sustainable Management of the Sea”.