Evaluation and monitoring of coastal and marine ecosystem services

Initiative Type: Network

BeleĢm Statement Area: Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: Spain

Time Frame: 2017-2020


ECOMAR stands for Valuation and Monitoring of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services in Iberoamerican countries. ECOMAR will take a transdisciplinary, internationally comparative approach to help improve management and monitoring of protected areas through supporting scientific, technical and governance knowledge base. The project will enable the development of new frameworks and tools to better understand the spatial and temporal distribution of marine and coastal ecosystem services through the seascape in Iberoamerican countries in the context of climate change.

Contact: Sebastian Villasante, University of Santiago de Compostela,

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