Strait of Bonifacio Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA)

Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA) from MAPAMED, the database on Sites of interest for the conservation of marine environment in the Mediterranean Sea. MedPAN, UNEP/MAP/RAC-SPA. November 2017 release.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Original title
Original abstract
Topic category
  • protected_areas
Sub category IMO's Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs)
Resource language English
Domain area
  • french_part_of_the_mediterranean_sea
  • italian_part_of_the_tyrrhenian_sea
Owner IMO
Provider TOOLS4MSP
Data portal TOOLS4MSP
Presentation form Map (map represented in raster or vector form)
Spatial representation Vector - polygon
Coordinate reference system
    Web services
      Derives from
      Derived datasets
      Successor of
      Predecessor of
      Temporal extent
      Spatial extent
      Data accessibility
      Validation level
      Additional information
      Metadata completeness

      Additional info - MSP - Environment

      Species, habitats, ecosystems, pressures

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      MSFD Classes
        MSFD Descriptors/Criteria
          Non MSFD Classes

              Additional info - MSP - Oceanographic and CC

              Physics, biochemistry, EOV, ECV

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                Additional info - MSP - Conservation

                Protected areas, OECM, IBA, EBSA, CCH, IMMA, ...

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                Types Potential Other Effective area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs)
                Zonation No

                Additional info - MSP - Maritime activities

                Aquaculture, fishing, transport, energy, ...

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                Activity types

                  Additional info - MSP - Coastal & Land use and planning

                  Land use, land cover, planning (strategic, coordination, operational)

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                    Additional info - MSP - Socio-economic

                    Living and non-living resources, shipping, tourism, energy, ...

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                    Activity types
                      Value types

                          Additional info - MSP - Ecosystem Services

                          Provisioning, regulation & maintenance, cultural

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                          CICES classes

                            Additional info - MSP - Legal, Governance & Planning

                            Strategic, legislation, planning, administrative, enforcement

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                                Who is in charge?

                                Additional info - MSP - Relevance

                                Relevance of the dataset / resource in supporting the MSP process at different spatial scales and temporal frames

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                                Relevance (spatial and temporal)
                                • International - present - High
                                • International - future - High
                                • National - present - High
                                • National - future - High
                                • Sub-area - present - High
                                • Sub-area - future - High
                                • Local - present - High
                                • Local - future - High