mapping and restoring marine plants of the Ria de Aveiro, Portugal

Type: 
Internship position (12 ECTS)
programme: 
EMBC+
the student will use local ecological knowledge by old seagrass harvesters and present surveys, to map the past and present distribution of seagrasses in the Ria de Aveiro. This information will be used to help decide the best locations for the second task which is experimental tests of restoration methods for the seagrass Zostera marina in the Ria de Aveiro. Can be for 12 ECTS or 6 ECTS as the student prefers.
prerequisites: 
the student must be able to speak Portuguese with the local fishermen
Number of students: 
1
academic year: 
2016-2017
Contact person email: 
contact person first name: 
Ester
contact person last name: 
Serrao
Other people involved: 
Diogo Paulo, Jorge Assis, Aschwin Engelen
Reference Number: RP-48131