MONIPOR-ACT2019 – Acquisition of services to improve and complement the classification criteria of transitional and coastal water bodies.

Abstract/Aim
Sampling of estuarine and coaastal ecosystems aiming to develop assessment tools for all water types in Portugal. Determination of Biological Quality Elements suitable for the assessment of Heavily Modified and Artificial Water Bodies and of coastal lagoons. Intercalibration of opportunistic macroalgae agains results from previous phase.

Keywords
Biological Quality Elements; Coastal Waters; Estuaries

Partners
Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, I. P.

Coordinator
MARE-Polytechnic of Leiria: João Neto – jneto@ci.uc.pt | MARE, Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal

Funding
809,605.18€ (MARE-Polytechnic of Leiria) | Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, Portugal // Duration 2019