Reporting obligation for: MSFD - Articles 8, 9 and 10 - Text reports

Title MSFD - Articles 8, 9 and 10 - Text reports
Description This reporting obligation has been created for technical reasons. It identifies the deliveries of national text reports under the MSFD reporting on Articles 8 (assessment), 9 (determination of GES) and 10 (establishment of environmental targets).

Member States shall, in respect of each marine region or subregion concerned, and regarding the implementation of a marine strategy for their marine waters, make an assessment, determine a set of characteristics for good environmental status on the basis of the qualitative descriptors listed in Annex I, and establish a comprehensive set of environmental targets and associated indicators for their marine waters to guide towards achieving good environmental status in the marine environment taking into account the indicative lists of pressures and impacts and characteristics of Annex III.
Delivery process is managed by EEA
Legislative instrument title Marine Strategy Framework Directive
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators Marine Directors of EU Member States
National reporting contacts Data reporters (extranet-msfdreporter-data)
Reporting frequency Every 72 months
Next report due 15/07/2018
Date comments  
Report to European Commission
Other clients using this reporting
Reporting guidelines Marine Strategy Framework Directive reporting resources [Valid since 15/07/2018]  
Extra information
Principle repository CDR  
Data used for
Type of information reported Compliance, Text report