Member State report / Art9 / 2018 / D7 / Ireland / NE Atlantic: Celtic Seas

Report type Member State report to Commission
MSFD Article Art. 9 Determination of GES (and Art. 17 updates)
Report due 2018-10-15
GES Descriptor D7 Hydrographical changes
Member State Ireland
Region/subregion NE Atlantic: Celtic Seas
Reported by Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government
Report date 2020-08-31
Report access msfd2018-ART9_GES_IE_Updated_24July.xml

GES component
Marine reporting units
  • ACS-IE-AA-001
  • Hydrographical changes
GES description
Ireland has achieved Good Environmental Status within its maritime area for Criterion D7C1 - the spatial extent and distribution of permanent hydrographical changes.
Determination date
Update type
New determination
Justification for non-use of criterion
Justification for delay in setting EU/regional requirements
There are currently no threshold values associated with hydrographical conditions. The development of regional and sub-regional threshold values for hydrographical conditions have not been undertaken at this time.