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SIMNORAT at the Sea Tech Week: Management, protection and implementing regulations (PART II)

October 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The SIMNORAT project will be present at the Sea Tech Week in Brest, France, on the 9th and the 10th of October 2018.

M1 – Marine Environmental Protection Policy: Implementation of the Marine Strategy and Maritime Spatial Planning Directives (PART II)

Organised by: UMR AMURE (CNRS, Ifremer, UBO), Shom, Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique

The marine environment contains an exceptional biodiversity subjected to important pressures of anthropic and climatic origin. Ecosystem-based management of the marine environment and maritime spatial planning are at the heart of policies aimed at combining sustainability and blue growth. Marine Strategy Framework (MSFD) and Maritime Spatial Planning (MEPFD) Framework Directives are the pillars of the integrated maritime policy of the European Union. France is coordinating their implementation as part of the preparation of maritime strategic plans (DSF). Objectives, process, stakeholders engagement, scientific expertise, and operational follow-up; where are we in France and beyond?


15:30 // The available tools for monitoring the marine environment
Presentation of tools used for monitoring and follow-up. Technical and technological innovation proposed for improve knowledge of marine environment.

16:30 // Coffee break

17:00 // The implementation of ecosystemic management and marine spatial planning, experiences abroad and international issues.
Description of the mechanisms put in place for the ecosystem management of the marine environment and the marine spatial planning in different contexts outside France.

18:30 // End of the session

The Sea Tech Week conference pass is required to participate in the session. French-English simultaneous translation. For further details please consult the programme.


October 9, 2018
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Le Quartz
60 rue du Château
Brest, Bretagne 29200 France
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