COPERNICUS MARINE FOR MSFD
The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) is the EU’s legal instrument for the protection of our seas.
Mercator Ocean International organizes in October 2 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, an event entitled “Copernicus Marine for MSFD”. MSFD was introduced in 2008 by the EU to promote sustainable use of Europe’s seas and conserve marine ecosystems. Its overall objective is to achieve or maintain Good Environmental Status (GES) of all EU marine waters by 2020.
In the frame of its core mission, the Copernicus Marine Service is due to support EU policies and initiatives implementation in Member States. Mercator Ocean International wishes to take stock of the Copernicus Marine Service assets & issues for MSFD and prepare a practical improvement roadmap with Member States.
Mercator Ocean International organizes on October 2 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, an event entitled “Copernicus Marine for MSFD” with the following objectives:
- Listen to European agencies and Member States experience, needs and priorities in terms of Copernicus Marine data for MSFD.
- Share EU Member States MSFD user experience using Copernicus Marine.
- Listen to EU Member States requirements wrt future Copernicus Marine data for their MSFD strategies.
- Present Copernicus Marine propositions in terms of data according to MSFD descriptors