Practices

The Practices database is continuously optimised in order to ensure that search queries produce the most accurate results and new practice descriptions are added on a regular basis. Select relevant filters in the search boxes or enter the title of a practice or a  keyword in the freetext searchbox.

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BALANCE

Practical criteria and a first set of tools that can be used repeatedly to assess ecological coherence of the Baltic Sea MPA networks.

MARISPLAN

MARISPLAN will investigate, with the aid of hydrodynamic, ecological, watershed and economic models how climate change will influence the ecosystem of the Baltic Sea.

As the world continues to experience problems including a lack of seafood and high energy demands, this paper provides an assessment for integrated multi-use offshore platforms (MUPs) as a step towards exploiting open seawater in a sustainable way

Marine Policy, Volume 100

The worlds’ oceans and seas have tremendous potential to contribute to the provision of food, feed, energy and natural resources.

ATLAS - Understanding deep Atlantic Ecosystems 

The document provides an inventory of deep-sea ecosystem services (as well as their Blue Growth potential) in various locations of the North Atlantic.

ATLAS

The report represents a Deliverable of the ATLAS project that aims to understand the complexity of the deep-sea ecosystems.

ATLAS

ATLAS is testing a generic Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) framework1 developed by the FP7 MESMA (Monitoring and Evaluation of Spatially Managed Areas) project to assess spati

BALANCE

This practice shows which data and meta-data were gathered in the BALANCE data portal. It includes guidelines for data harmonisation.

MARMONI

One of the main aims of the MARMONI project was to develop a new set of marine biodiversity indicators and elaborate new monitoring concept for assessment of the status of marine biodiversity.

Baltic Blue Growth

This report is the summary of key findings from the Baltic Blue Growth project which aims to remove nutrients from the Baltic Sea Region by farming and harvesting blue mussels.

HELCOM-VASAB MSP Working Group

HELCOM-VASAB MSP Working Group agreed on ten principles ten providing guidance for achieving better coherence in the development of MSP systems in the Baltic Sea Region.

HELCOM Data and Map portal

The HELCOM Data and Map service is a Baltic Sea oriented online mapping tool combining spatial data from different HELCOM thematic map portals.