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Ecosystem-based management: Markers for assessing progress

Ecosystem-based management: Markers for assessing progress Summary: This publication should be considered a practical tool for assessing progress in integrated coastal and river basin management. It highlights the needs and benefits of integrated management, while at the same time providing guidance in establishing the management link. Authors: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/Global Programme of Action for the

Report on Marine Spatial Planning: Prepared for the Maritime Policy Task Force of the European Commission

Report on Marine Spatial Planning: Prepared for the Maritime Policy Task Force of the European Commission Summary: The report is meant to serve several purposes: Firstly, the report defines the scope and contents of marine spatial planning (under I.). Secondly, the report (under II.) sums up the content of the Green Paper on marine spatial planning.

Trilateral Wadden Sea Plan: Ministerial Declaration of the Eighth Trilateral Governmental Conference on the Protection of the Wadden Sea

Trilateral Wadden Sea Plan: Ministerial Declaration of the Eighth Trilateral Governmental Conference on the Protection of the Wadden Sea Summary: The Ministers responsible for the protection of the Wadden Sea Area of Denmark, The Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany met at the 8th Trilateral Governmental Conference on the Protection of the Wadden Sea (the

Towards Marine Spatial Planning in the Baltic Sea

Towards Marine Spatial Planning in the Baltic Sea Summary: This report presents a holistic approach to marine spatial planning taking both human uses and environmental information into account, while operating within the multinational context of the Baltic Sea Region. The BALANCE approach is build around three key elements. Authors: Ekebom, J., Jäänheimo, J., and J. Reker (eds) Date: 2008

Guidelines for a “Maritime Development Plan” within the context of an integrated German maritime policy

Guidelines for a “Maritime Development Plan” within the context of an integrated German maritime policy Summary: The present “Guidelines for a ‘Maritime Development Plan’ within the context of an integrated German maritime policy” will be an instrument to focus Germany’s maritime policy interests and to ensure that the key elements, measures and structures of this policy

Spatial Plan for the German Exclusive Economic Zone in the Baltic Sea

Spatial Plan for the German Exclusive Economic Zone in the Baltic Sea Summary: In order to co-ordinate the growing conflict of maritime uses, in particular between developing and space intensive offshore wind farms and marine environmental protection goals as well as traditional maritime uses such as shipping and fisheries, an integrative and sustainable approach is needed……

Spatial Plan for the German Exclusive Economic Zone in the North Sea

Spatial Plan for the German Exclusive Economic Zone in the North Sea Summary: In order to co-ordinate the growing conflict of maritime uses, in particular between developing and space intensive offshore wind farms and marine environmental protection goals as well as traditional maritime uses such as shipping and fisheries, an integrative and sustainable approach is needed……

Fisheries in the context of marine spatial planning: Defining principal areas for fisheries in the German EEZ

Fisheries in the context of marine spatial planning: Defining principal areas for fisheries in the German EEZ Summary: A method is presented to define principal areas for fisheries at high spatial resolution applicable to be implemented into marine spatial planning procedures. Vessel monitoring system (VMS) data from 2005 to 2006 are acquired to determine vessel-based fishing

A Pilot Initiative on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Baltic Sea, 2002 – 2005: Findings and Recommendations Final Report

A Pilot Initiative on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Baltic Sea, 2002 – 2005: Findings and Recommendations Final Report Summary: Based on an idea developed during the 5th Conference of Ministers responsible for spatial planning and development in the Baltic Sea region countries, a pilot initiative was established between 2002 and 2005 for the support