List of Milestones

Number

Title

WP

Lead

Date (M)

Status

MS29

Open WP8 web-page with communication link for industry

8

DSES

1

Achieved

MS36

Social network accounts running

9

GAIA

3

Achieved

MS38

Intranet in the website running

10

ECOREACH

3

Achieved

MS29

Project kick off, meeting and first meeting of the MERCES Project Steering Committee

10

UNIVPM

3

Achieved

MS37

Newsletter and Factsheets downloadable from the website

9

ECOREACH

6-48

Achieved

MS1

Meeting and outline for the D1 Deliverable Report

1

NIVA

6

Achieved

MS4

WP2 planning seminar

2

ÅAU

6

Achieved

MS8

Implementation of field actions (bibliographic survey, sampling, experimentation) to define restoration protocols

3

CoNISMa

6

Achieved

MS20

Meeting and outline for the D6.1

6

AAU-IFM

6

Achieved

MS21

Meeting and outline for the D6. 2

6

MLOPRS

9

Achieved

MS2

Completion of data collation for tasks 1.1-1.3

1

NUIG

10

Achieved

MS9

Implementation of field actions to enhance effectiveness of restoration protocols

3

CoNISMa

12

Achieved

MS10

Evaluation of efficiency of restoration setups (devices, materials etc..) in shallow hard bottoms and mesophotic habitats

3

CSIC

12

Achieved

MS12

Workshop to discuss the principles of deep-sea restoration, technological gaps and integration of the deep-sea restoration agenda into policy

4

HCMR

12

Achieved

MS13

Deep-sea organism to be transplanted for the active restoration pilot studies collected

4

IMAR-UAz

12

Achieved

MS30

Opening of MERCES Business Clubs

8

DSES

12

Achieved

MS40

First Annual Meeting

10

UNIVPM

12

Achieved

MS16

Technical workshop on ecosystem services restoration efficiency and recovery potential analysis methodology: list of GIS data layers

5

NIVA

15

Achieved

MS3

Draft manuscript for review paper/s

1

HCMR

18

Achieved

MS5

Workshop on experimental results & planning of case study work

2

NIOZ

18

Achieved

MS11

Implementation of pilot restoration actions in shallow hard bottoms and mesophotic habitats

3

CSIC

18

Achieved

MS24

Data and information from interviews and surveys on social acceptance of the restoration activities

7

HCMR

18

Achieved

MS31

Industry Webinar 1: Restoration of soft seafloor and vegetated habitats

8, 2

NIVA

20

Achieved

MS22

Meeting and outline for the D6.3

6

WU

21

Achieved

MS41

Second Annual Meeting

10

UNIVPM

24

Achieved

MS32

Industry Webinar 2. Restoration of hard seafloor and mesophotic habitats.

8, 3

NIVA

26

 

MS17

GIS layers of habitats before after restoration (shallow soft  hard bottom and deep-sea  habitats).

2, 3, 4, 5

WCMC

30

 

MS6

Workshop on case study results

2

ÅAU

32

 

MS14

Passive restoration pilot studies completed

4

HWU

36

 

MS15

Active restoration pilot studies completed

4

IMAR-UAz

36

 

MS25

Data and information on social cost-benefit analysis for the selected cases study

7

NIVA

36

 

MS33

Industry Webinar 3. Restoration of deep-sea habitats

8, 4

NIVA

36

 

MS42

Third Annual Meeting

10

UNIVPM

36

 

MS18

Model of recovery efficiency and potential of different habitats shared with technical group

5

NIVA

38

 

MS34

Industry Webinar 4. Socio-economic issues of marine restoration.

8, 7

NIVA

38

 

M23

Meeting and outline for the D6.4

6

WU, AAU-IFM

40

 

MS26

Database of value estimates from previous marine related restoration studies

7

NUIG

40

 

MS27

Data and information on social costs of marine restoration activities and cost –effective analysis of restoration measures by case study

7

WU

40

 

MS28

Data and information on use of Choice Experiment to estimate number of ecosystem service values from restoration project

7

NUIG

40

 

MS7

Case study sites work final sampling/check

2

NIOZ

42

 

MS19

Draft visualisations of relationships between habitat characteristics, pressures, restoration methods, ecosystem change, and recovery potential created and shared for review

5

WCMC

42

 

MS35

Industry Webinar 5. A synthesis of new restoration methods and best practices

8, 2, 3, 4

5, 6, 7, 9

NIVA

43