[Interview] Marine Spatial Planning and the Maritime Industry
Marine spatial planning (MSP) is a process that coordinates a plan for maritime interests, such as energy, industry, government, conservation and recreation to develop a sustainable strategy for utilizing marine resources in a specific sea area. Dr. Sandra Whitehouse is a Senior Policy Advisor to the Ocean Conservancy who proactively uses her expertise in marine science to help shape MSP initiatives across the country.
Maritime TV’s Dave Gardy interviewed Dr. Whitehouse on February 12, 2014 at the Ocean Conservancy offices in Washington D.C. to help gain a perspective on what MSP means for the maritime industry, now and in the future.
Dr. Sandra Whitehouse is a consultant who currently focuses on the coastal and marine spatial planning and ocean acidification programs. She lives in Rhode Island and Washington, D.C.