Products for the MSFD

Ligurian coastal area: Good Environmental Status assessment

Products for the Marine Framework Strategy Directive (MSFD)

Operational oceanography and in general Open Data will be at the basis of the evaluation of “Good Environmental Status” for the Marine Framework Strategy Directive (MSFD). Data from Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service ( and from EMODnet ( are at the basis of reliable, standardized assessments for the European Seas.

We have been working in MELODIES project ( and developed, together with other partners, a service for Good Environmental Status assessment, in particular for the Descriptor 7: Permanent alteration of hydrographical conditions does not adversely affect the ecosystem.

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