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Ocean & Coastal Management

There is growing evidence that the ecosystem service (ES) concept can provide valuable input to marine spatial planning (MSP), by highlighting which ecosystem goods and services can be produced from a planning area.

High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy  

The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe ramifications worldwide, and the ocean economy is no exception.

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).

International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications

ICCSA 2020: Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2020 pp 521-534

Marine space is overall under increasing pressures from human activities. Traditionally, the activities taken place in oceans and seas were related to fishery and transport of goods and people.

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY & PLANNING, 2019, VOL 2, NO 6, 841-853

Marine spatial planning aims to create a framework for the oceans and seas that minimise conflicts between economic activities within the marine environment while maintaining good environmental status.

MARITIME STUDIES 

Both policymakers and scholars acknowledge and emphasise the need for learning in maritime spatial planning (MSP). However, few explain why learning is important.

C-SCOPE

A range of reports on stakeholder engagement activities, including reports on the annual coastal forum for Belgium; For Dorset a web-based interactive tool was developed, called "iCoast".

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

In this position paper, WWF provides its opinion and recommendations on how to achieve the ecosystem-based marine spatial plans.  

PLASMAR

The technical report is developed within the PLASMAR project and represents one of its final outputs.

Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 155

Determining the overall effects of human activities on the estuaries, seas and coasts, as a precursor to marine management, requires quantifying three aspects.

PERSEUS

Developed to assist marine policymakers to achieve or maintain GES (Good Environmental Status) of coastal and marine ecosystems in the Mediterranean and Black Sea basins.

SUPREME

This case study presents an analysis of the Dubrovnik – Neretva County within the spatial planning framework of Croatia.