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Further development of marine pressure datalayers and ensuring the socio-economic data and datalayers are developed for use in the planning of marine protected area networks - MB0106

Summary Objective:
To take work forward on the development of pressure data-layers, for use in the planning of the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) network.

Key Customer Purpose:
Pressure layers will be provided to the Regional MCZ Projects for use in the selection of MCZs.
Project Documents
• Final Report : • MB0106: Report No 1. Objective 1. Provision of geo-database containing standardised layers showing the distribution of specified activities, sites and resources with associated metadata and comments   (3343k)
• Final Report : • MB0106: Report No 4. Development of additional data layers of UK- and non-UK fishing effort for use in the planning of marine protected area networks.   (1640k)
• Final Report : MB0106: Report No 2: Objective 2. Further development of pressures layers   (1478k)
• Final Report : MB0106: Report No 3: Developing national inshore fisheries data layers from data collected by the Sea Fisheries Committees and Marine Management Organisation   (14114k)
• Final Report : MB0106: Report No 5. Development of an integrated fishing activity data layer for English and Welsh waters, and Development of a GIS toolbox for future inshore fishing activity data analysis.   (12064k)
• TPS - Two Page Summary : Two page summary MB0106 Collecting Socio-economic Data for Marine Planning initial   (522k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2008

To: 2011

Cost: £132,008
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Marine Monitoring              
Nature conservation              
Social Research