Plasmar Master Thesis 2019


In the PLASMAR Project framework, Bruno Minuzzi Schemes has finished his Master Thesis made for the Università IUAV di Venezia, University of Seville and Universidade dos Açores.

The study aims to find the best spatial scenario for allocation of sustainable aquaculture activities within MPAs in the Macaronesia using for that the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) management classification.

The analysis consists of identifying levels of protection from MPAs management plans, as much as analyzing biodiversity, preservation status, surface area, the percentage of habitat coverage from European open data basis and sensitive bottom habitats from the respective MPAs in order to identify compatibilities with sustainable aquaculture.