Contribution of Marine Spatial Planning to the Protection of Marine Environment

Doprinos morskog prostornog planiranja zaštiti morskog okoliša

The paper deals with the process of marine spatial planning which involves analysis and schedule of activities in three-dimensional maritime space and contributes to the efficient management of marine activities and the sustainable use of marine and coastal resources. Key elements are considered and the steps that should be taken into account when deciding whether and how to develop the system and framework of marine spatial planning in order to foster sustainable growth of maritime economies, sustainable development of marine areas and the sustainable use of marine resources. At the same time, situation the Republic of Croatia is presented. Analysis is made of the level of development of spatial planning in the Republic of Croatia and also case study of good European practices. Authors advocate that application of the principles of marine spatial planning as the European Union acquis are embedded into legal system of the Republic of Croatia.


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  • Accession Number: 01597032
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 18 2016 2:59PM