24-25 January 2020 AMAre Final Meeting in Rome!

Hosting Institution: CoNISMa

Marevivo Lungotevere Arnaldo da Brescia Scalo de Pinedo, 00196 Roma RM


This final project meeting will focus on the contributions produced by AMAre on the possible implementation of a common strategy for the management of the marine protected areas. The discussion will cover the most important results achieved by each partner during these three years. It will address also the difficulties encountered and the gaps found. The outcomes will be used in a common paper and included in a booklet containing the best practices and guidelines promoting a coordinated approach for the management of a network of MPAs in the Mediterranean Sea.





Friday 24th January


Expected attendants:

CMCC, CoNISMa, CSIC, HCMR, ISMAR CNR, Politecnico di Milano, Porto Cesareo MPA, Torre Guaceto MPA, Università degli Studi Federico II, University of Malta, University of Pisa


A summary of the concluded activities is expected.


12:00-12:30 ISMAR CNR: The Spatial Geoportal: a great success

12:30-13:00 Marine Protected Area of Torre Guaceto: The importance of AMAre to support the MPA: suggestions for future projects

13:00-13:30 Marine Protected Area of Porto Cesareo: The importance of AMAre to support the MPA: suggestions for future projects


13:30-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:00 Università degli Studi Federico II-CoNISMa: Science-based monitoring to support MPA management

15:00-15:30 HCMR: Final considerations after three years: MPAs, biodiversity and ecosystem services

15:30-16:00 University of Malta: Final considerations after three years: ready for concrete applications of Maritime Spatial Planning

16:00-16:30 CSIC: Monitoring Baleares: the lessons learnt

16:30-17:00 CMCC: The role of oceanography in the MPA managment


17:00-17:30 Coffee Break


17:30-18:00 Politecnico di Milano: The importance of Land-Sea Interactions for the management of Marine Protected Areas

18:00-18:30 University of Pisa: Development of surveillance maps of the risk of collapse


General discussion.



Saturday 25th January


09:00-09:30 Ifremer: Marine litter, MSFD and MPAs

09:30-10:30 General discussion on the draft: aim and structure of the paper / potential missing data / journals for submission


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-13:30 Discussion and steering committee meeting

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Marevivo association hosted the AMAre final meeting in Rome