WP2: Study area characterization

Multilevel-governance settings will be analysed through a systematic review of indicators for marine national, EU, or global policies (e.g. Blue Growth Strategy, UN-SDG) and strategies for Blue Growth and their targets (e.g. renewable energy exploitation, environmental protection, climate change adaptation, technological innovation, etc…). An expert elicitation to capture experts’ judgement on the necessary OTs required for sustainable Blue Economy transitions and their costs and benefits to marine SES. A statistical and geo-statistical indicator database will be used to address SES dependencies across Blue Growth sectors.