Research areas

(1) Environmental impact assessment in coastal marine ecosystems. Evaluation of effluents effects in the benthic fauna and their habitat. Impact of fishing on coastal ecosystems.

(2) Ecosystem structure and functioning. Landscape ecology in marine systems. Experimental ecology in coastal marine ecosystems. Structure and dynamics of populations and marine communities.

(3) Ecological and socio-economic bases for management and conservation of fishery resources. Biodiversity and ecology of conservation. Design and implementation of Marine Protected Areas. Management and conservation of coastal resources following an ecosystem approach.

Research projects in progress