Maritime Forum

Marine Litter Baselines

Event date:
14/03/2017 (All day) to 15/03/2017 (All day)
Table of Contents
    workshop to discuss baselines for marine litter in European seas

    Meeting Room BU-5 0/A, Avenue de Beaulieu 5, 1160-Brussels, Belgium

    14 and 15 March 2017

    Tuesday, March 14th

     

    9:00

    WELCOME AND WORKSHOP OPENING

    Michel Sponar, DG ENV

    9:15

    INTRODUCTION AND POLICY BACKGROUND

    MSFD + EU Plastics Strategy

    Michail Papadoyannakis, DG ENV

    9:45

    MARINE LITTER BASELINES ROADMAP

    Work planning and timeline

    Georg Hanke, JRC

    10:15

     

    BASELINE

    Scope, Concept and definition

    Anna M. Addamo, JRC + All

    10:45

    Coffee-break

     

    11:00

    ML BASELINE Development

    Elements and needs

    Georg Hanke, JRC

    11:30

    EMODnet

    General introduction

    Alessandra Giorgietti, INOGS

    11:45

    MARINE LITTER DATA AVAILABILITY

    Coverage + Quality

    • Beach Litter (Macro + MESO + Micro)
    • Floating Litter (Macro + MESO + Micro)

    Anna M. Addamo, Daniel Gonzalez, JRC + all

    13:00

    LUNCH

     

    14:30

     

     

    MARINE LITTER DATA AVAILABILITY – continued

    Coverage + Quality

    • Seafloor Litter (Macro + MESO + Micro)
    • Ingestion/Entanglement

    Anna M. Addamo, Daniel Gonzalez, JRC + all

     

    Round table Discussion

     

    16:00

    Coffee-break

     

    16:15

    GEOGRAPHICAL and TEMPORAL SCALES OF ML BASELINES

    Levels and frequencies

    Anna M. Addamo, JRC + All

    17:15

    ML ITEM SPECIFIC BASELINES

    Top Items and Category Lists

    Georg Hanke, JRC + All

    18:00

    End

     

    Wednesday, March 15th

     

    9:00

     

    Regional Sea Convention Experiences with ML Baselines setting

     

     

    • OSPAR

    Lex Oosterbaan

     

    • HELCOM

    Marta Ruiz

     

    • MAP

    Christos Ioakeimidis

     

    ML BASELINES SETTING

    Discussion on specific topics

    Georg Hanke, JRC + All

     

    10:00

    • Implications of ML Baselines
    • Calculation of Baselines
    • Reference Dates
    • Implementation of Baseline setting approaches

      Discussion and Short presentations 

    All

    10:45

    Coffee-break

     

    11:00

    ML BASELINE SETTING - continued

    Georg Hanke, JRC + All

    11:30

    BREAKOUT DISCUSSIONS GROUP

    Working groups of 5-7 participants

    • Hindrances in ML baseline setting
    • Solutions and ways forward

     

    13:00

    LUNCH

     

    14:30

     

    CONCLUSIONS

    Identification of agreed messages and needs

     

    All

    15:15

     

    WORK ITEMS AND PROCESS

    Organisation of collaborative approach for baseline concept development and testing

     

    All

    16:00

     

    NEXT STEPS

    Who does what, when

    DG ENV + JRC

    16:30

    End

     

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