A Methodology and Tool for Mapping the Risk of Cumulative Effects on Benthic Habitats
Outcomes: Users were able to apply a demonstrator tool able to map the Risks of Cumulative Effects (RCE) of different pressures, using benthic habitats within France as an example.
How EMODnet Seabed Habitats helped the user: Coverage of benthic habitats was sourced for the entire French Exclusive Economic Zone.
Who used it:
IFREMER - French research institute for the exploration of the sea
When was it used: 2020
What product was used: EUSeaMap 2016
How was the product used:Data on benthic habitats were synthesised, gridded and fed into an equation to calculate the Risk of Cumulative Effects.
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