CESAM

Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar

Initiative Type: Infrastructures

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Observation, Ocean Resources, Ocean Technology

Initiative Location: Portugal

Time Frame: Ongoing

Description:

The Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar (CESAM) is one of the research units of the University of Aveiro. The mission of CESAM is to develop leading international research on environmental sciences and related risks, including extreme weather events and climate change, with emphasis on complex socio-ecological coastal systems and marine areas. The mission of CESAM is to develop leading international research on environmental sciences and related risks, including extreme weather events and climate change, with emphasis on complex socio-ecological coastal systems and marine areas. The main objective of CESAM is to promote a more efficient use of terrestrial and aquatic (from catchment to the deep sea) environmental resources and a more competitive, resilient and sustainable economy, designed to endorse job creation and assure territorial and social cohesion. Furthermore, CESAM aims to develop transdisciplinary research and international collaboration among researchers, innovators and students, and foster the scientific, societal and educational (graduate & postgraduate) impact of its research and innovation. CESAM focuses on the key priorities of the European 2020 strategy addressing climate action, environmental integrity, resilience and sustainability (SC5), and optimal and renewable use of biological resources (SC2), as they encompass areas where CESAM has clear scientific competences, aligned with knowledge transfer to the market.

Contact: Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar Universidade de Aveiro, cesam@ua.pt

Initiative Website: http://www.cesam.ua.pt