14th Meeting of the MSFD Common Implementation Strategy Technical Group on Underwater Noise (TG-Noise)
Marine Technology Centre (CTN) was invited to attend the 14th Meeting of the MSFD Common Implementation Strategy Technical Group on Underwater Noise (TG-Noise) celebrated in the DG Environment offices in Brussels between 15th-16th October 2019. Marta Sánchez as Project Manager presented the main advances of the QUIETMED2 Project.
This meeting was focused on, among other aspects, the update of relevant recent experiences from projects and initiatives as QUIETMED2, JOPOMANS and Soundscape.
In order to update the TG Noise Monitoring Guidance, a plenary discussion session on draft revised version of Monitoring Guidance Contributions was organised during the meeting by Michael Ainslie, Andreas Müller, René Dekeling.
The 2nd day of the TG Noise meeting there was a discussion on specific topics and decision about follow-up plan and contributors:
- Assessment Framework for Impulsive noise (species and habitat approaches)
- Assessment framework for Continuous noise (principles and intermediate approach)
- Setting thresholds and consider options for reference values
The meeting ended with the planning for the next TG Noise meeting.
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This project has received funding from DG Environment of the European Commission within the “DG ENV/MSFD 2018 call” under grant agreement No. 110661/2018/794481/SUB/ENV.C2
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