Background document on an overview of marine biodiversity indicators in the framework of EU Directives and Regional Sea Conventions - ETC/BD Working paper N°E/2013

01 Sep 2013


This background document compiles the indicator related activities within the MSFD, and the different biodiversity related data, parameters and indicators developed under the Regional Sea Conventions and other initiatives. The purpose of the document is to support future discussions on the potential use of existing marine biodiversity indicators in the context of the SEBI set and the EU Biodiversity Strategy.

Prepared by: Ben Delbaere and Amor Torre-Marin (from ETC/BD partner ECNC, NL), Sophie Condé (from ETC/BD-MNHN, FR)