Citation Information: Marine Policy; Volume 32, Issue 5, September 2008, Pages 840–843
Author: Charles Ehler
Abstract: This article summarizes briefly the principal conclusions from papers presented in this special issue on marine spatial planning. It identifies potential economic, ecological, and administrative benefits (and costs) that might be realized from the implementation of MSP. Finally, the article summarize lessons learned and identifies future challenges and directions for MSP, including the development of international guidelines for its implementation.