Marine Spatial Planning

This issue of the JOT brings you a wide range of articles and stories on MSP – from the systematic approaches to MSP,  the offers and pleas for inserting certain evidence in the process or the plan, the lessons learned from all parts of the world, and the soundings they bring forward.
Together they bring you a view from the ocean (both below and on top of the water), a view from the land, a view from emotion and technology.  You will find both answers and (new) questions concerning MSP.

[Lodewijk Abspoel, Guest Editor]

Read more by clicking on the porthole images above.

Call for Content

Would you like to share your research and experiences in the areas listed below with our readers? We are inviting the submission of technical papers, essays, and short articles for these issues. Contact for details.


Fall – Ocean exploration: launch into the deep

Winter – Ship design


Spring – Renewable ocean energy

Summer – Fishery

Fall – Ocean monitoring

Winter – Healthy oceans, healthy people

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Parting Notes

Untitled by Tina Lawlor

Home is Where Your Heart is Is by Angie Bishop