Torsten Berg

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The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive aims at good environmental status (GES) in marine waters, following an ecosystem-based approach, focused on 11 descriptors related to ecosystem features, human drivers and pressures. Furthermore, 29 subordinate criteria and 56 attributes are detailed in an EU Commission Decision. The analysis of the Decision(More)
Angel Borja*, Theo C. Prins, Nomiki Simboura, Jesper H. Andersen, Torsten Berg, Joao-Carlos Marques, Joao M. Neto, Nadia Papadopoulou, Johnny Reker, Heliana Teixeira and Laura Uusitalo 1 AZTI-Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Pasaia, Spain 2 Deltares, Delft, Netherlands 3 Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography, Anavissos, Greece 4(More)
This contribution reviews the current status of the macroinvertebrate methodologies proposed for European coastal and transitional waters under the Water Framework Directive (WFD), showing the weaknesses and strengths of the WFD implementation process and proposing future research topics and challenges. In total, 12 different methodologies have been(More)
Marine Research Division, AZTI-Tecnalia, Pasaia, Spain, 2 Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies, University of Hull, Hull, UK, NIVA Denmark Water Research, Copenhagen, Denmark, MariLim Aquatic Research GmbH, Schönkirchen, Germany, 5 Bioscience, Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark, 6 Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of(More)
Citation: Borja A, Elliott M, Snelgrove PVR, Austen MC, Berg T, Cochrane S, Carstensen J, Danovaro R, Greenstreet S, Heiskanen A-S, Lynam CP, Mea M, Newton A, Patrício J, Uusitalo L, Uyarra MC and Wilson C (2016) Bridging the Gap between Policy and Science in Assessing the Health Status of Marine Ecosystems. Front. Mar. Sci. 3:175. doi:(More)
Citation: Uusitalo L, Blanchet H, Andersen JH, Beauchard O, Berg T, Bianchelli S, Cantafaro A, Carstensen J, Carugati L, Cochrane S, Danovaro R, Heiskanen A-S, Karvinen V, Moncheva S, Murray C, Neto JM, Nygård H, Pantazi M, Papadopoulou N, Simboura N, Srėbalienė G, Uyarra MC and Borja A (2016) Indicator-Based Assessment of Marine Biological(More)
Citation: Teixeira H, Berg T, Uusitalo L, Fürhaupter K, Heiskanen A-S, Mazik K, Lynam CP, Neville S, Rodriguez JG, Papadopoulou N, Moncheva S, Churilova T, Kryvenko O, Krause-Jensen D, Zaiko A, Veríssimo H, Pantazi M, Carvalho S, Patrício J, Uyarra MC and Borja À (2016) A Catalogue of Marine Biodiversity Indicators. Front. Mar. Sci. 3:207. doi:(More)
Wide-ranging, indicator-based assessments of large, complex ecosystems are playing an increasing role in guiding environmental policy and management. An example is the EU's Marine Strategy Framework Directive, which requires Member States to take measures to reach "good environmental status" (GES) in European marine waters. However, formulation of indicator(More)
1 Marine Research Centre, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Helsinki, Finland, 2 MariLim Aquatic Research GmbH, Schönkirchen, Germany, 3 European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Directorate for Sustainable Resources, D.2 Water and Marine Resources Unit, Ispra, Italy, 4 Bioscience, Aarhus University, Silkeborg, Denmark, 5 Centre for Environment,(More)
Citation: Cochrane SKJ, Andersen JH, Berg T, Blanchet H, Borja A, Carstensen J, Elliott M, Hummel H, Niquil N and Renaud PE (2016) What Is Marine Biodiversity? Towards Common Concepts and Their Implications for Assessing Biodiversity Status. Front. Mar. Sci. 3:248. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00248 What Is Marine Biodiversity? Towards Common Concepts and Their(More)
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