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Strategic Support for the OSPAR Regional Economic and Social Analysis - ME5105

To ensure that the economic and social analysis required by the EU’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) is coherent and coordinated across the marine region and/or sub-regions, and to prepare a regional overview of the analyses of use of marine waters and costs of degradation produced under article 8(1)(c) of the MSFD and in line with the OSPAR North East Atlantic Environment Strategy
To provide an overview of typologies of marine sectors and/or uses and definitions in national data sets;
To carry out a detailed analysis of one sector to learn lessons for future data coordination and joint analysis;
To make an assessment of availability and comparability of national data, and make recommendations for improvements;
To produce a regional overview of national information on use of marine waters and cost of degradation.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2011

To: 2012

Cost: £40,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
O S P A R Commission