Development of two marine protected zones with artificial reefs in Messara Bay (S. Crete Island). Feasibility Study.

Project info
Description: 

1) The processing and addition of environmental, oceanographic and hydrographic data. Additional work for the recording/mapping of the seabed, 2) The processing of the inshore fishing data, 3) Selecting the most suitable areas for establishment of protected fishing zones, a final proposal for the orientation of two sub-areas with special protection status, 4) Review of the modern scientific experience in the field of creation of marine protected areas and comparison of technologies offered by international economic-technical terms, general standards for the selection of artificial reefs, 5) Selection of the most appropriate technology. Presentation of final technical specifications. Alternatives. 6) Proposal / program standards of a 5-year monitoring programme.

Coordinating Institute: 
IMBG
Time Frame
Begin of project (Year): 
2010
End of project (Year): 
2010
Financing
Funding Source: 
Heraklion Prefecture (Crete)
Total Budget (€): 
25.000
Budget for IMBBC (€): 
25.000
Involved persons from IMBBC
NameRoleResponsibilities
Role: 
Participation
Responsibilities: 
report
Name: 
Costas Dounas
Role: 
Project coordinator

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