Management of Marine Environments

The Marine Division prepares expert groundwork for the Marine Environment Management Plan (MEMP) in accordance with the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (Directive 2008/56/EC) for the contracting authority, the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning. In the preparation of expert groundwork, the IWRS has the roles of coordinator (of activities and content), of creator of various professional content and of designer of data layers for reporting to the Commission.

Socio-Economic Analysis

The Republic of Slovenia’s marine area is intensely and extremely diversely utilised. Man’s marine and land activities impact the status of the marine environment. We need to keep in mind that having a healthy and clean marine environment is a precondition for performing various activities and as such provides certain benefits for the Slovenian economy and society.