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In marine spatial planning (MSP), the production of knowledge about marine-based activities is fundamental because it informs the process through which policies delineating the use of space are created and maintained.

Maritime Studies (2022)

Coastal and maritime cultural heritage (CMCH) is a relative newcomer on spatial development policy agendas and in spatial planning activities.


Elaboration of an extensive analysis of the maritime areas of Bulgaria and Romania covering multiple facets of spatial planning, detailing the major challenges for the development of MSP and offer solutions.

Marine Policy, Volume 123

The aim of this study is to elaborate on the business sector’s interest and involvement in MSP in the Baltic Sea region. The findings are based on the first-hand experiences of MSP authorities and experts.

By 2050 the world population is expected to reach 10 billion people. This population needs food, water and energy. Increasingly, opportunities are sought out at sea to accommodate these needs.

Baltic LInes

To achieve renewable energy targets, some MSP authorities are zoning for Offshore Wind Farms in their Maritime Spatial Plans. An important factor for the energy production of a specific site is the so-called capacity density.


Marine/Maritime Spatial Planning is a complex, multi-disciplinary process requiring a diverse set of resources, skills and expertise, as well as institutional capacities to effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate spatial plans.  As each


The report summarises the results of mapping exercise, which aim was to detect spatial conflicts and synergies and to prepare integrative maps (integrating MCH with other users) and which was performed for the Polish, German and Russian case studi


This is a complimentary exercise in order to trace the progress and the level of UCH/MCH topic integration into the official MSP.


The intensity of both coastal and maritime activities in the study area has been constantly increased and new activities have been initiated or planned over the recent years, and that area is often in conflict with other activities or the objectives of environmental protection. Therefore, the case study is focused to investigate the land-sea interactions and the needs of maritime spatial planning.


This pilot study focuses on Var County in France (Sud Region), particularly on land-sea interactions (LSI) and governance mechanism aspects required in the MSP planning process.


This case study was an exercise of a transboundary MSP process which aimed to illustrate how the challenges to MSP implementation in areas involving different national and international jurisdictions can be addressed. The case study area includes