Work Package 3: Harmonisation
WP leader: Ifremer
The purpose of WP3 is to internationally harmonise monitoring methods and data reporting so that they can be used by stakeholders to formulate and implemented policy and legislation.
Recommend most appropriate protocols and methods for monitoring programmes; Identify appropriate monitoring strategies in terms of indicators; Recommend procedures for policy and legislation; Synchronise European procedures, existing approaches and databases.
- Develop recommendations based on outputs from WP1 and WP2;
- Present guidance on monitoring strategies;
- Align European procedures with global strategies for data management and reporting.
Technical guidelines, Indicator assessment