Measuring the State of the Oceans

Guidelines for the conduct of State of Marine Environment reporting workshops based on expert elicitation

A background paper by GRID-Arendal

1. Background

2. Objectives

3. UN World Ocean Assessment

4. Assessment Parameters

5. Overall procedure

6. Grading system

7. Benchmarks

8. Web-based system for data capture

9. Workshop procedures - condition assessment

10. Workshop procedures - risk assessment

11. References