Practices

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BLAST - Bringing Land and sea together

Using the 27 climate change indicators developed by the European Expert Group on ICZM, COINS helps coastal planners take account of potential future impacts of climate change in their work.

The Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) Challenge simulation platform helps planners and stakeholders understand and manage the complexity of MSP.

Journal of applied ecology

This study provides a methodology strengthening the cumulative impact assessment by including seascape connectivity. This extension to the CIA improves ecosystem-based MSP implementation.

Energy research and social science

There is increasing competition for space in coastal seas as new industrial sectors, such as Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) and Aquaculture, seek to expand.

BONUS BALTSPACE

To provide an overview of possible integration challenges (stakeholder, knowledge, sector and multi-scale), which might arise in MSP, the BONUS BALTSPACE project developed a communication tool.

SEANSE

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

Belgian Compendium for the Coast and Sea

Despite the fact that the Belgian part of the North Sea and its adjacent coastal zone are rather small, many human activities take place.

PERSEUS

Review of methodologies taken from the available MSFD Initial Assessments, in Mediterranean and Black Sea EU countries & selected northern EU countries.

SUPREME

This project deliverable sought to provide a methodology for the development of cross-border MSP initiatives, taking into consideration an ecosystem-based approach. 

Science of The Total Environment - Volume 830

The human population is increasingly reliant on the marine environment for food, trade, tourism, transport, communication and other vital ecosystem services.

MESH

The MESH project aimed to promote harmonised production and use of marine habitat maps covering the North West European seas by adapting and enhancing previous achievements in this area.