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Marine aggregate extraction data to support new 2018 MSFD reporting phase

Marine aggregate extraction data to support new 2018 MSFD reporting phase

A better understanding of the relationships between human pressures and ecosystems is one of the main challenges for marine waters quality assessment. Realising this is dependent upon the availability of reliable, complete, harmonized and, ideally, free data on marine and maritime human activities. These data are essential for effectively managing our seas and oceans in a way that achieves good environmental status as defined in the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Most of the human … Read entire article »

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Vessel density map: and so it begins!

Vessel density map: and so it begins!

In June we left you with a promise: we’d make a vessel density map of EU waters and we’d share it on our portal for you to view and download. In the meantime, several things have happened. A meeting took place in Brussels in September and the discussion ensued enabled us to better define the requirements that the maps should have to be as useful as possible to the maritime community. Getting Started Now, we’ve just purchased … Read entire article »

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