Macaronesia Atlas of Maritime Spatial Planning

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CONTENT

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. ATLANTIC REGIONAL GEOPOLITICAL CONTEXT
    1. General overview
      1. Macaronesia as ecosystem
      2. Macaronesia and planning geographical scope
      3. Macaronesia as political entity
    2. Planning scope in its context
      1. Portuguese and Spanish maritime jurisdictions
      2. Planning scope in the Macaronesian context
      3. Planning scope in the North Atlantic context
      4. Planning scope in the EU context
    3. Major territorial divisions
      1. Assessment of Assessment Regions
      2. FAO Fishing Areas
      3. FAO Regional Fishery Bodies
      4. UNEP
      5. IHO Marine Regions
      6. Worldwide Met-Ocean Information and Warning Service (WWMIWS) Metareas
      7. ICES Advisory Areas
      8. Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR)
      9. ASCOBANS Agreement Areas
      10. Large Marine Ecosystems
      11. Biogeographical provinces (Longhurst)
      12. Marine Ecoregions of the World (Spalding)
      13. Major EU Framework Directives
      14. Regional Advisory Councils
      15. Search and Rescue Regions
      16. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
      17. North Atlantic Treaty Organization
      18. Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)
      19. Classification of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS)
  3. THE MACARONESIAN REGION
    1. Scope and boundaries
    2. Islands and insularity
  4. USES AND ACTIVITIES
    1. Socioeconomic framework
    2. Uses and activities
      1. Fisheries and fishing grounds
      2. Infrastructures and facilities for the exploration, explotaition and extraction of oil, gas and other energy resources, of minerals and aggregates, and for the production of energy from renewable sources
      3. Maritime transport routes and traffic flows
      4. Military exercise areas
      5. Nature and species conservation sites and protected areas
      6. Submarine cables and pipeline routes
      7. Tourism
      8. Underwater heritage
      9. Waste disposal, spoils and dumpings
  5. NATIONAL-SUBNATIONAL SCALE
    1. Political-administrative organization of Azores
      1. Azores. Regional level
      2. Azores. Insular level
      3. Maritime jurisdictions of Azores
    2. Political-administrative organization of Madeira
      1. Madeira. Regional level
      2. Madeira. Insular level
      3. Maritime jurisdictions of Madeira
    3. Political-administrative organization of Canary islands
      1. Canary Islands. Regional level
      2. Canary Islands. Insular level
      3. Maritime jurisdictions of Canary Islands
    4. Regulations related to marine/maritime planning
      1. Spanish Law 44/2010. “Canarian waters”
      2. Water Framework Directive
    5. Spatial Planning
      1. Spatial Planning
  6. MSP ZONNING PROPOSALS
    1. Land-sea interactions
    2. General zoning
  7. GLOSSARY
    • Jurisdictional concepts
    • Commission of the limits of the continental shelf
    • Territorial organization of Portugal and Spain
    • Spatial planning of marine and terrestrial space
    • Land-sea interaction
    • Cross-border maritime spatial planning
    • Marine regionalization
    • Fisheries
    • Economy
  8. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SOURCES
  9. ANALYTICAL INDEX
  10. APPENDIX