.  Activities .... Responsible partner ......   Status
    Preparatory actions and research
 
         
A1   Development of criteria for evaluation of the protected marine habitats and review of existing definitions and descriptions of habitats
 
  Latvian Institute of Acuatic Ecology     Started
A2  

Improvement of the monitoring methodology for assessment of quantitative and qualitative
changes as well as influencing factors of benthic habitats, fishes and birds

 

Latvian Institute of Acuatic Ecology

    Started
A3  

Identification of potential marine protected sites

 

Nature Conservation Agency

    Started
A4   Assessment of the effectiveness impact of the MPA network
 
  Latvian Institute of Acuatic Ecology     To be started
A5   Assessment of ecosystem services provided by protected benthic habitats
 
  Latvian Institute of Acuatic Ecology     To be started
A6   Development of Replicability and transferability Strategy
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
    Development of plans
 
         
C1  

Development of proposals for new MPA for Natura2000 network

  Nature Conservation Agency     To be started
C2   Development of the management plan for MPA
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
C3   Development of an action plan for limiting impact of invasive marine species and development of mitigation measures to reduce seabird and marine mammal bycach in coastal fisheries
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
C4   Development of scientific advice for updating of national fishery management in Latvian coastal waters to reduce seabird and marine mammal bycatch
 
  Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment "BIOR"     Started
    Monitoring of the impact of the project actions
 
         
               
D1   Monitoring of the impact of the Project actions
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     To be started
D2   Assessment of the LIFE Key Project Level Indicators
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
    Public awareness and dissemination of results
 
         
E1   Project Launch
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Finalized
E2   Development and maintenance of the Project web-site
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
E3   Experience exchange / networking
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
E4   Development of Communication plan
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
E5   Information and knowledge transfer seminars   Nature Conservation Agency    

Started

E6   Preparation of Layman’s report
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     To be started
E7   Development of Audio-visual and textual (printed) material
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
E8   Marine Biogeographical seminar / closing off event
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     To be started
    Overall project operation and monitoring
 
         
F1   Project Management
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     Started
F2   Audit of the Project
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     To be started
F3   Development of the After-LIFE plan
 
  Nature Conservation Agency     To be started
F4   Project monitoring and Steering Committee   Nature Conservation Agency     Started