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Lab4Dive project aims to design, develop, and validate an innovative, marketable and competitive product, a so called “Portable Smart Lab”, usable by underwater archaeologists as a support for surveying, documenting and preserving Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH). The system will be developed...

  • 2019
Land-sea interactions advancing Blue Growth in Baltic Sea coastal areas


EU and Baltic Sea Regional (BSR) policies highlight the importance of Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP), Blue Growth (BG) and sustainable management of coastal areas. BG can help to tackle development challenges in coastal areas like reduced fishing, depopulation and...

  • 2021
Accommodation of land-sea interactions into maritime and coastal planning in the Baltic Sea Region through blue-green infrastructure and ecosystem services (Seed money project)

Land-Sea-Interaction and Ecosystem-Based-Approach are concepts that consider the human impact on coastal areas and strive for integrating aspects of sustainability and resource efficiency when it comes to maritime spatial planning.
The project aimed to improve the understanding and embedding the...

  • 2018
Research of marine protected habitats in EEZ and determination of the necessary conservation status in Latvia

The invasive fish species round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) poses a significant threat to reef habitats in the eastern Baltic waters. Studies have shown that the highest number of round gobies along the Latvian coast is found at a depth of...

  • 2025
Developing Innovative Strategies to Extract Ocean Wave Energy

Oceans represent a significant, predictable resource for renewable energy. The main forms of ocean energy are waves, tides, marine currents, salinity gradient and temperature gradient. While wave and tidal energy are the most mature technologies, the commercially viable extraction of...

  • 2022
Marine protected Areas In the Atlantic arc

The project aimed to: 1) share experience on how to draw up management plans for activities which take place in existing marine protected areas (MPAs) and thus fulfill the nature conservation objectives that justified their designation; 2) define and implement joint...

  • 2012
Marine protected Areas Network Towards Sustainable fisheries

Demersal stocks in the Mediterranean Sea are affected by overfishing and a poor exploitation pattern, with high juveniles fishing mortality and high production of discards. In this context, a spatial-based approach to the management of fishing effort which (i) minimises...

  • 2019
Mapping Ireland’s Invasive Marine Species.

The project represents a part of the Blue Growth & Marine Planning Scheme, established under the Union Priority 6 (Integrated Maritime Policy) of Ireland’s EMFF Operational Programme. 

Invasive Alien Species (IAS) are recognized in numerous regulations as a key cause of the...

  • 2021
From MARine Ecosystem Accounting to integrated governance for sustainable planning of marine and coastal areas

The ecosystem-based approach (EBA) is a strategy for the integrated management of land, water and living resources that promotes their conservation and sustainable use in an equitable way. EBA is a cornerstone of many EU directives but to date there is...

  • 2022
MAREFRAME Co-creating Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions

MareFrame is a EC-funded RTD project which seeks to remove the barriers preventing more widespread use of the ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management. This entails development of new tools and technologies, development and extension of ecosystem models and assessment methods...

  • 2017
MAritime REgions cooperation for the MEDiterranean

MAREMED aimed to strengthen the horizontal coordination of regional (sub-national) coastal and maritime policies, as well as their vertical coordination with policies implemented at the national, Mediterranean and European levels. The project focused on coastal and maritime issues characterised by...

  • 2013
Underwater archaeological heritage and tourism in Macaronesia

The Margullar regional cooperation project aims to conserve, protect, and promote the underwater archaeological heritage of the Macaronesia islands through the creation of a new tourist product.

The project helps to improve, energise and diversify local tourism in the different...

  • 2020