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Summary The area closed for fishing has been drawn according to EC Council Regulation No 2187/2005 of 21 December 2005 for the conservation of fishery resources through technical measures in the Baltic Sea, the Belts and the Sound. Description The area closed for fishing has been drawn according to EC Council Regulation No 2187/2005 of 21 December 2005 for the conservation of fishery resources through technical measures in the Baltic Sea, the Belts and the Sound (amending Regulation (EC) No 1434/98 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 88/98). According to article 16, "it shall be prohibited throughout the year, to fish with any active gear in the geographical area enclosed by sequentially joining with rhumb lines the following positions, which shall be measured according to the WGS84 coordinate system: 1. 54 23 N, 14 35 E 2. 54 21 N, 14 40 E 3. 54 17 N, 14 33 E 4. 54 07 N, 14 25 E 5. 54 10 N, 14 21 E 6. 54 14 N, 14 25 E 7. 54 17 N, 14 17 E 8. 54 24 N, 14 11 E 9. 54 27 N, 14 25 E 10. 54 23 N, 14 35 E
The Baltic Sea Impact Index is an assessment component that describes the potential cumulative burden on the environment in different parts of the Baltic Sea. The BSII is based on georeferenced datasets of human activities (36 datasets), pressures (18 datasets) and ecosystem components (36 datasets), and on sensitivity estimates of ecosystem components (so-called sensitivity scores) that combine the pressure and ecosystem component layers, created in http://www.helcom.fi/helcom-at-work/projects/holas-ii project. Cumulative impacts are calculated for each assessment unit (1 km2 grid cells) by summing all pressures occurring in the unit for each ecosystem component. Highest impacts are found from the cells where both are abundant, but high impacts can be caused also by a single pressure if there are diverse and sensitive habitats in the grid cell. All data sets and methodologies used in the index calculations are approved by all HELCOM Contracting Parties in review and acceptance processes. This data set covers the time period 2011-2016. Please scroll down to "Lineage" and visit http://stateofthebalticsea.helcom.fi/cumulative-impacts/ for more info.
This dataset shows the sub-drainage areas of the Baltic Sea catchment area