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15 Jul 2019 - publication - English Adaptive marine spatial planning in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea
AUTHOR: Leo de Vrees ABSTRACT: The territorial waters and the EEZ of the Netherlands form a part of the southern North Sea. The area is intensely used and for several of these uses considerable growth is forecast. For years, industrial freedom and market forces prevailed during discussions on marine spatial planning in the Netherlands. But in 2005 it became clear that this might lead to increasing conflicts with the environment and between users. The introduction of a new spatial planning...
15 Jul 2019 - publication Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean: The Untapped Potential for Marine Resources in the Anthropocene
AUTHORS/EDITORS: Bela H. Buck and Richard Langan ABSTRACT: As we exhaust traditional natural resources upon which we have relied for decades to support economic growth, alternatives that are compatible with a resource conservation ethic, are consistent with efforts to limit greenhouse emissions to combat global climate change, and that support principles of integrated coastal management must be identified. Examples of sectors that are prime candidates for reinvention are electrical gen...
15 Jul 2019 - publication - English Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean: The Untapped Potential for Marine Resources in the Anthropocene
AUTHORS/EDITORS: Bela H. Buck and Richard Langan ABSTRACT: As we exhaust traditional natural resources upon which we have relied for decades to support economic growth, alternatives that are compatible with a resource conservation ethic, are consistent with efforts to limit greenhouse emissions to combat global climate change, and that support principles of integrated coastal management must be identified. Examples of sectors that are prime candidates for reinvention are electrical gen...
13 Jul 2019 - publication - English The mechanics of blue growth: Management of oceanic natural resource use with multiple, interacting sectors
AUTHORS: Dane H. Klinger, Anne Maria Eikeset, Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, Anna-Marie Winter, James R. Watson ABSTRACT: Integrated management of multiple economic sectors is a central tenet of blue growth and socially optimal use of ocean-based natural resources, but the mechanisms of implementation remain poorly understood. In this review, we explore the challenges and opportunities of multi-sector management. We describe the roles of key existing sectors (fisheries, transportation, and offs...
13 Jul 2019 - publication - English Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy
AUTHORS: Dr Michelle Voyer, Dr Judith van Leeuwen ABSTRACT: The Blue Economy is an ocean based economic growth model gaining traction around the world. The way in which the Blue Economy is conceived and understooddiffers significantly across different sets of actors. A particular area of contestation exists around which ocean based industries or sectors can be considered to be‘Blue’. This highlights the possibility of the Blue Economy becoming a forum through which the legitimacy of diffe...
13 Jul 2019 - publication - English Patterns and Emerging Trends in Global Ocean Health
AUTHORS: Benjamin S. Halpern, Catherine Longo, Julia S. Stewart Lowndes, Benjamin D. Best, Melanie Frazier, Steven K. Katona, Kristin M. Kleisner, Andrew A. Rosenberg, Courtney Scarborough, Elizabeth R. Selig ABSTRACT: International and regional policies aimed at managing ocean ecosystem health need quantitative and comprehensive indices to synthesize information from a variety of sources, consistently measure progress, and communicate with key constituencies and the public. Here we prese...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Environmental Impact Assessment process for deep-sea mining in ‘the Area’
AUTHORS: Jennifer M. Durden, Laura E. Lallier, Kevin Murphy, Aline Jaeckel, Kristina Gjerde, Daniel O.B. Jones ABSTRACT: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is key to the robust environmental management of industrial projects; it is used to anticipate, assess and reduce environmental and social risks of a project. It is instrumental in project planning and execution, and often required for financing and regulatory approval to be granted. The International Seabed Authority currently requ...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Examining the role of integration in marine spatial planning: Towards an analytical framework to understand challenges in diverse settings
AUTHORS: Fred Saunders, Michael Gilek, Jon Day, Björn Hassler, Jennifer McCann, Tiffany Smythe ABSTRACT: Develops a framework to examine the multiple roles and functions of integration in MSP. Describes integration challenges, problems and solutions across diverse case studies. Describes different integrated responses involving multiple approaches and mechanisms for their implementation. Shows how an analytical focus on integration can shed light on the various ‘balances’ commonly sought ...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Integration of fisheries into marine spatial planning: Quo vadis?
AUTHORS: Holger Janßen, Francois Bastardie, Margit Eero, Katell G. Hamon, Hans-Harald Hinrichsen, Paul Marchal, J. Rasmus Nielsen, Olivier Le Pape, Torsten Schulze, Sarah Simons, Lorna R. Teal, Alex Tidd ABSTRACT: The relationship between fisheries and marine spatial planning (MSP) is still widely unsettled. While several scientific studies highlight the strong relation between fisheries and MSP, as well as ways in which fisheries could be included in MSP, the actual integration of fisher...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Feasibility of investment in Blue Growth multiple-use of space and multi-use platform projects; results of a novel assessment approach and case studies
AUTHORS: Gordon Dalton, Tamás Bardócz, Mike Blanch, David Campbell, Kate Johnson, Gareth Lawrence, Theodore Lilas, Erik Friis-Madsen, Frank Neumann, Nikitakos Nikitas, Saul Torres Ortega, Dimitris Pletsas, Pedro Diaz Simal, Hans Christian Sørensen, Afroula Stefanakou, Ian Masters ABSTRACT: Blue Growth is the creation of economic activity and jobs at sea, while multiple use of space makes efficient use of the available sea area by combining industries. Clearly there are many combinations a...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Strategic Environmental Goals and Objectives: Setting the basis for environmental regulation of deep seabed mining
AUTHORS: Verena Tunnicliffe, Anna Metaxas, Jennifer Le, Eva Ramirez-Llodra, Lisa A. Levin ABSTRACT: Deep seabed mining is a major new intersection of human enterprise and deep-ocean ecosystems. This paper reviews the concept and process for a holistic approach to planning environmental management in the deep sea based on Strategic Environmental Goals and Objectives. Strategic planning around the environment can establish a vision for the future condition of the ocean floor for which the I...
12 Jul 2019 - publication - English Lessons learned from an ecosystem-based management approach to restoration of a California estuary
AUTHORS: Kerstin Wasson, Becky Suarez, Antonia Akhavan, Erin McCarthy, Judith Kildow, Kenneth S. Johnson, Monique C. Fountain, Andrea Woolfolk, Mark Silberstein, Linwood Pendleton, Dave Feliz ABSTRACT: Ecosystem-based management (EBM) is the dominant paradigm, at least in theory, for coastal resource management. However, there are still relatively few case studies illustrating thorough application of principles of EBM by stakeholders and decision-makers. At Elkhorn Slough, a California es...
10 Jul 2019 - publication - English Communicating Maritime Spatial Planning: The MSP Challenge approach
AUTHORS: Lodewijk Abspoel, Igor Mayer, Xander Keijser , Harald Warmelink, Rhona Fairgrieve, Malena Ripken, Andrej Abramic, Andreas Kannen, Roland Cormier, Sue Kidd ABSTRACT: The MSP Challenge uses game technology and role-play to support communication and learning for Marine/Maritime Spatial Planning. Since 2011, a role-playing game, a board game and a digital interactive simulation platform have been developed. The MSP Challenge editions have been used in workshops, conferences, educatio...
21 May 2019 - publication - English Ice sheet contributions to future sea-level rise from structured expert judgment
AUTHORS: Jonathan L. Bamber, Michael Oppenheimer, Robert E. Kopp, Willy P. Aspinall, and Roger M. Cooke ABSTRACT: Despite considerable advances in process understanding, numerical modeling, and the observational record of ice sheet contributions to global mean sea-level rise (SLR) since the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, severe limitations remain in the predictive capability of ice sheet models. As a consequence, the potential contributions of ...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Origin and fate of methane in the Eastern Tropical North Pacific oxygen minimum zone
AUTHORS: Panagiota-Myrsini Chronopoulou, Felicity Shelley, William J Pritchard, Susanna T Maanoja & Mark Trimmer ABSTRACT: Oxygen minimum zones (OMZs) contain the largest pools of oceanic methane but its origin and fate are poorly understood. High-resolution (<15 m) water column profiles revealed a 300 m thick layer of elevated methane (20–105 nM) in the anoxic core of the largest OMZ, the Eastern Tropical North Pacific. Sediment core incubations identified a clear benthic methane source wher...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Sea-level rise induced amplification of coastal protection design heights
AUTHORS: Arne Arns, Sönke Dangendorf , Jürgen Jensen, Stefan Talke, Jens Bender & Charitha Pattiaratchi ABSTRACT: Coastal protection design heights typically consider the superimposed effects of tides, surges, waves, and relative sea-level rise (SLR), neglecting non-linear feedbacks between these forcing factors. Here, we use hydrodynamic modelling and multivariate statistics to show that shallow coastal areas are extremely sensitive to changing non-linear interactions between individual comp...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Strong sustainability in coastal areas: a conceptual interpretation of SDG 14
AUTHORS: Barbara Neumann, Konrad Ott, Richard Kenchington ABSTRACT: Humans derive many tangible and intangible benefits from coastal areas, providing essential components for social and economic development especially of less developed coastal states and island states. At the same time, growing human and environmental pressures in coastal areas have significant impacts on coastal systems, requiring urgent attention in many coastal areas globally. Sustainable development goal (SDG) 14 of the 2...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Assessment of the geographical potential for co-use of marine space, based on operational boundaries for Blue Growth sectors
AUTHORS: S.W.K. van den Burg, José Aguilar-Manjarrez, Jeff Jenness, Melanie Torrie ABSTRACT: The worlds’ oceans and seas have tremendous potential to contribute to the provision of food, feed, energy and natural resources. The emerging concepts of “Blue Growth” and “Blue Economy” have put the development of new marine industries on the political agenda. As marine industries expand, spatial interconnections and industry boundaries are being drawn and the potential for the combined use of marin...
05 May 2019 - publication - English Sea-level rise induced amplification of coastal protection design heights
AUTHORS: Arne Arns, Sönke Dangendorf, Jürgen Jensen, Stefan Talke, Jens Bender & Charitha Pattiaratchi. ABSTRACT: Coastal protection design heights typically consider the superimposed effects of tides, surges, waves, and relative sea-level rise (SLR), neglecting non-linear feedbacks between these forcing factors. Here, we use hydrodynamic modelling and multivariate statistics to show that shallow coastal areas are extremely sensitive to changing non-linear interactions between individual comp...
04 May 2019 - publication - English Ecological connectivity between the areas beyond national jurisdiction and coastal waters: Safeguarding interests of coastal communities in developing countries
AUTHORS: Ekaterina Popova, David Vousden, Warwick H.H. Sauer, Essam Y.Mohammed, Valerie Allain , Nicola Downey-Breed, Ruth Fletcher, Kristina M. Gjerde, Patrick N. Halpin, Stephen Kelly, David Obura, Gretta Pecl, Michael Roberts, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Alex Rogers, Melita Samoilys, Ussif Rashid Sumailan, Sean Tracey, Andrew Yool. ABSTRACT: The UN General Assembly has made a unanimous decision to start negotiations to establish an international, legally-binding instrument for the conservation a...

 

 

 

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