Summary of the Regional Workshop on Marine Spatial Planning: A Technical Learning Session Summary: On June 12, 2011, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Maritimes Region, in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada), hosted a regional workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This report presents a high-level overview of key discussion points from the workshop. Authors: WWF-Canada and Department
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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
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
Marine Spatial Planning Initiative Fact Sheet Summary: A factsheet on ecosystem-based marine spatial planning. Authors: Center for Ocean Solutions Date: 2010 Geography: USA-California Source or Agency: Not Applicable Organization: Center for Ocean Solutions Document Type: Training and Tools
Decision Guide: Selecting Decision Support Tools for Marine Spatial Planning Summary: In this Decision Guide, the term marine spatial planning is used, but emphasis is placed on the systematic and spatial nature of these approaches rather than the name itself. The systematic component provides a framework for more comprehensive, flexible, well-governed, and science-based planning . Authors: Center for
Marine spatial planning: A step-by-step approach toward ecosystem-based management Summary: In this guide, they use a clear, straightforward step-by-step approach to show you how you can set up and apply MSP. Most steps are illustrated with relevant examples from the real world. Authors: Ehler, C. and F. Douvere Date: 2009 Geography: USA-National Source or Agency: IOC Manual and Guides, No.
Yellowstone Coast Case Study Exercises Summary: This document contains a series of exercises for the Yellowstone Coast Case Study, and is the second of three documents that comprise the 2011 West Coast Forum Case Study materials. The Yellowstone Coast Case Study Exercises should be completed after reviewing the online materials. Authors: Fisheries Leadership & Sustainability Forum (Fisheries
Yellowstone Coast Case Study Scenario and Discussion Document Summary: The Fisheries Leadership & Sustainability Forum (Fisheries Forum) developed the following case study for the September 2011 West Coast Forum on the topic of Coastal & Marine Spatial Planning, and the Role of Regional Fishery Management Councils in Multi-Sector Spatial Planning. Authors: Fisheries Leadership & Sustainability Forum (Fisheries
Yellowstone Coast Case Study Teaching Guide to Exercises Summary: The fictional scenario presented in Yellowstone Coast case study is intended to provide a platform for thought and reflection, rather than lead the reader to specific conclusions. Thus, the teaching guide is not intended to serve as an answer key, rather it provides additional direction and example s.
Stakeholder Participation in Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Summary: Beginning in July 2009, the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, in collaboration with Dukes Center for Marine Conservation and the Meridian Institute, convened a series of meetings to discuss coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP) with a variety of ocean stakeholders. Authors: Gopnik, M., Fieseler, C., and