Data reporting & Deadlines

Data Stream

Data Manager

Request Date

Submission Deadline

Submission comments

Marine Protected Areas Network

France / Germany

Annual, June

01/10

New MPAs nominated to the network

Database holds data on each MPA, including presence of species/habitats as identified in nomination proforma. Currently gaps in available information on species and habitats for five MPAs.

France/ Germany / UK /Secretariat

Biennial,

June 2018

TBC

(tentatively earlier than 1 October)

Data on other area based measures

Data on management effectiveness

Secretariat

Annual, June

01/10

Reporting implementation of the Recommendations.

The means of reporting is by a person sending an e-mail to the Secretariat. Several CPs have failed to report in a timely and adequate manner in recent years.

Species and habitats Recommendations

Secretariat/UK

October 2019

31 December 2019

Reporting of measure implementation in 2019 and every 6 years thereafter.

Contracting Party reporting formats can be found here

Secretariat

TBC

TBC

(31 October 2014)

One-off collation of the availability of species as background for JAMP B3 assessments.

Foreseen that some feature specific calls to submit abundance and distribution data will be needed in coming years

Secretariat

TBC

TBC

(18 January 2018)

One-off collation of national information on human activities and pressures datasets as background for JAMP B3 assessments

OSPAR Habitats in the North-East Atlantic Ocean

UK

June 2018,

June 2020
(for QSR2023)

5 weeks before ICG-POSH

(tentatively 1 September 2018)

Data on observations submitted using standard format (points or polygons)

Updates roughly two-in-every-three-year cycle. BDC to approve updates before updates to the database are published.

Seals Abundance and Distribution

Data Centre; ICES

TBC

TBC

Frequency to be decided.

Data are submitted directly to ICES via the biodiversity portal: http://www.ices.dk/marine-data/data-portals/Pages/Biodiversity.aspx

Seabirds Abundance and Distribution

Data Centre; ICES

TBC

TBC

Frequency to be decided.

JWGBIRD tentatively foresee data calls in 2019 and 2021.

Data are submitted directly to ICES via the biodiversity portal: http://www.ices.dk/marine-data/data-portals/Pages/Biodiversity.aspx

Cetaceans distribution and abundance

TBC

TBC

TBC

No data stream established

One-off data call for IA2017

Non-Indigenous species new introductions, distribution and abundance

TBC

TBC

TBC

No data stream established

One-off data call for IA2017

Fish community distribution and abundance (ground fish survey)

TBC
(possibly ICES Data Centre, DATRAS)

TBC

TBC

No data stream established

For IA2017 data were extracted from ICES DATRAS and subsequently complemented with data from missing surveys, cleaned and modified. Marine Scotland has indicated that this is not a sustainable long-term data-flow. BDC 2018 indicated a preference for exploring the option of one centralised data stream.

Phytoplankton

UK; SAHFOS

n/a

n/a

CPR database maintained by the UK

TBC

TBC

TBC

No data stream established for fixed point phyto- and zooplankton abundance and biomass data

One-off data call for IA2017