Catarina Frazão Santos

Catarina Frazão Santos's picture
Email: 
cfsantos@fc.ul.pt
Pole: 
MARE - ULisboa
Role: 
Researcher
Qualifications: 
PhD
Research group: 
Coastal Systems and Ocean
Research lines: 
Environmental Risk
Governance and Literacy

Activity summary

Catarina Frazão Santos is a Research Scientist at the University of Lisbon & MARE. Her research focuses on ocean planning, management and policy, with the goal of contributing to a sustainable use of the ocean. She is currently leading a 3-year r&d project (OCEANPLAN) on how marine spatial planning can be affected by, and adapt to global climate change. Catarina also works as an expert assisting the European Commission on the H2020 Program, and as a reviewer in international journals.

Highlights

Best Early Career Scientist Presentation Award, given by the International Council of the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) at the ICES ASC 2018, with the work "Impacts of global environmental change in ocean planning and the Blue Economy". Project OCEANPLAN: Marine Spatial Planning under a Changing Climate, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT; PTDC/CTA-AMB/30226/2017). Co-Covenor of session 14 (Vulnerability and adaptation of marine socio-ecological systems to climate change) at the 4th international symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans (ECCWO) 2018. Article: Frazão Santos C, Agardy T, Andrade F, Crowder LB, Ehler CN & Orbach M. 2018. Major challenges in developing marine spatial planning. Marine Policy (in press). Article: 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. Book chapter: Frazão Santos C, Ehler CN, Agardy T, Andrade F, Orbach M & Crowder LB. 2019. Marine Spatial Planning. In: Sheppard C (ed), World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Volume III: Ecological Issues and Environmental Impacts. Elsevier. 571–592. Article: 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. Article: Frazao Santos C, Domingos T, Ferreira MF, Orbach M & Andrade F. 2014. How sustainable is sustainable marine spatial planning? Part I–Linking the concepts. Marine Policy, 49: 59-65.