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Course: Systematic conservation planning: an introduction of the use of “MARXAN” tools in marine environments

15,00

Connected to: REMAR.

Addressed to: researchers and students interested in marine spatial conservation planning by implementing networks of protected or management areas.

Posts: 10.

Date and schedule: 30 of June 2020, 10-13 h and 15-18 h.

Place: Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM), Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49, 08003 Barcelona.

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Connected to: REMAR.

Addressed to: researchers and students interested in marine spatial conservation planning by implementing networks of protected or management areas.

Posts: 10.

Date and schedule: 30 of June 2020, 10-13 h and 15-18 h.

Place: Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM), Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49, 08003 Barcelona.

Name and affiliation of the course coordinator: Virgilio Hermoso (Centre de Ciència i Tecnologia Forestal de Catalunya, CTFC).

Names and affiliation of other collaborators: Joan Navarro (ICM).

Short program: the course will focus on introducing systematic conservation planning and demonstrating how to use Marxan to the design of networks Protected Areas under this approach. Marxan is a widely used spatial planning tool to help decision-making in a transparent and objective way. The course will pay especial attention to the application of Marxan to the design of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) with emphasis on connectivity issues.

Cost: 15€.

Proof of attendance: participants will receive an attendance certificate.