Catarina Frazão Santos

Catarina Frazão da Fonseca Ribeiro dos Santos's picture
Research group: 
Open ocean and deep sea
Research lines: 
Global environmental change
Policy and governance
Featured publications

FRAZÃO SANTOS C, Agardy T, Andrade F, Barange M, Crowder LB, Ehler CN, Orbach M & Rosa R. (2016). Ocean planning in a changing climate. Nature Geoscience, 9, 730. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2821

FRAZÃO SANTOS C. (2016). Marine spatial planning in Portugal: an ocean policy analysis. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Lisbon, 271p. | Retrieved from

FRAZÃO SANTOS C, Orbach M, Calado H & Andrade F. (2015). Challenges in implementing sustainable marine spatial planning: The new Portuguese legal framework case. Marine Policy, 61, 196-206. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.08.010

FRAZÃO SANTOS C, Domingos T, Ferreira MF, Orbach M & Andrade. (2014). How sustainable is sustainable marine spatial planning? Part I–Linking the concepts. Marine Policy, 49, 59-65. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2014.04.004

FRAZÃO SANTOS C, Teixeira ZG, Janeiro J, Gonçalves RS, Bjorkland R & Orbach M. (2012). The European Marine Strategy: Contribution and challenges from a Portuguese perspective. Marine Policy, 36, 963-968. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2012.02.011

Featured projects

2013/2014. TPEA. Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic (external contributor).

2010/2010. Strategic Environmental Assessment of the urban Detailed Plans of Tróia planning units nr 7 and 8 (Avaliação Ambiental Estratégica dos Planos de Pormenor das UNOP 7 e 8 de Tróia) (member of coordination team).

2010/2010. Strategic Environmental Assessment of the urban Detailed Plan of Mourão municipality T4 area (Avaliação Ambiental Estratégica do Plano de Pormenor da Zona T4 de Mourão) (member of coordination team).

2008/2012. Environmental Monitoring Program for the Troiaresort Marina and new ferryboat Dock (Programa de Monitorização Ambiental do EIA/RECAPE da Marina e novo Cais dos “ferries” do Troiaresort) (member of coordination team).