Pan Baltic Scope

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Pan Baltic Scope focuses on cross-border collaboration. They establish a Planning Forum as the central platform for the collaboration on specific planning issues identified by the planning authorities and regional organisations. The project aims to meet the needs of the national maritime spatial planning processes and to support the successful implementation of the EU MSP Directive by developing tools and approaches at pan-Baltic level, to contribute to coherent maritime spatial plans in the Baltic Sea Region.[1]

BASEMAPS for the MSP output data has been developed by HELCOM in cooperation with national experts form HELCOM-VASAB MSP data expert sub-group and in Data Sharing activity within the Pan Baltic Scope project. BASEMAPS includes also maritime cultural heritage data.[2]