Joint programme for GES assessment on D11-noise in the Mediterranean Marine Region
The QUIETMED2 project aims to support Member States Competent Authorities in the Assessment of the extent to which GES on Descriptor 11-Underwater noise has been achieved in the Mediterranean Region by providing practical outcomes to implement the new GES Decision through: a joint proposal of a candidate for an impulsive noise indicator in the Mediterranean Region; a common methodology for Competent Authorities to establish threshold values, together with associated lists of elements and integration rules; a data and information tool to support the implementation of the monitoring programmes of impact of impulsive noise based on the current ACCOBAMS joint register which will be demonstrated on; an operational pilot of the tool; several activities to boost current regional cooperation efforts of the Barcelona Convention developing new Mediterranean Region cooperation measures. This project builds on work done and results of QUIETMED project that has been developed by most of the partners of this project and other projects funded by Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission (DG Environment). The project has a duration of 24 months starting on February 2019.
Funding framework: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/msfd_2018.htm
Project budget: 923.819 €
HCMR budget: 65.878 €
Project website: https://quietmed2.eu/