This WP focuses on "blue corridors" and evaluation of the Natura 2000 network in the Baltic Sea. See a presentation describing WP3 - ko5_wp3.pdf
(~210 kb) (The corresponding PowerPoint presentation can be obtained via the BALANCE Secretariat (
) or from the authors). The responsible partner is WWF Sweden.
Development of the "blue corridor" concept.
Evaluation of the representativity of the Natura 2000 network and other marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Baltic Sea.
Demonstration of the "blue corridor" concept.
Evaluation of representativity of landscapes and habitats in the Baltic Natura 2000 and MPA networks and coherence between sites, including suggestions on how to improve the existing network.