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International Marine Ecosystem Accounting Workshop 10 October 2019

Marine Ecosystem Accounting Workshop

How do we know, if we are on the right track to the goals of marine protection, maritime spatial planning, blue growth and sustainable development?

This workshop is a unique opportunity to learn how Natural Capital Accounting could support various marine policies. You can also have your say on what kind of information you need and what issues should be prioritized when developing marine ecosystem accounts!

Time: Thursday 10.10.2019, Workshop 10:00–18:00, Reception 18:00–21:00

Venue: HELCOM Secretariat, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, 3rd floor, 00160 HELSINKI

The workshop brings together experts from marine science, environmental and resource economics, statistics and policy advisors, data holders and modelers to learn about ecosystem accounting method and to discuss the following topics:

  • How is natural capital accounting used to support marine policies?
  • How to define marine ecosystem extent account for national and regional analyses?
  • Can the Good Environmental Status indicators of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) help in the development of the ecosystem condition accounts?
  • How to quantify the links between the marine ecosystem types and the services they provide?
  • What are the possibilities of using marine ecosystem accounts in the MSFD analyses of marine waters and cost-of-degradation?
  • What can marine ecosystem accounts offer for maritime spatial planning?

Registration deadline: 26.9.2019

Link to the registration

Further information about the event: Dr Soile Oinonen firstname.m.surname @ymparisto.fi

Time 2019-10-10 10:00 - 21:00
Place HELCOM Secretariat, 3rd floor

Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, 00160 HELSINKI
Organizer SYKE, HELCOM, MAIA Project, European Commission, Ministry of Environment
Contact information soile.oinonen@ymparisto.fi
Web adress Link to the registration
Registration 26.9.2019

Published 2019-08-23 at 12:05, updated 2019-08-23 at 12:28