Task groups
This report presents the findings of the task group addressing Descriptor 9 with the aim of establishing the criteria and methodological standards that Member States would need to assess the state of their marine and coastal waters and to achieve Good Environmental Status.
In-depth assessment
List of key issues derived from the in-depth assessment for D8 and D9, suggestions and potential actors.
Review of the Commission Decision 2010/477/EU
The review of the Com. Dec. 2010/477/EU for Descriptor 9 has been performed by the MSFD Expert network on Contaminants, led by the MCC. The first phase of the review process allowed the compilation of all necessary information to detect possible shortcomings, inconsistencies and gaps. These findings served as the basis for discussions during the second phase of the review process in order to shape the final conclusions and recommendations.