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MAPMAS aims at providing a common forum to identify strategies and assessment methodologies to face problems related with the marine environment: marine pollution impacts, sources of risk, emerging pollutants, restoration and remediation measures and improvement of marine safety operations. All share in common the need to rely upon marine observational networks and management tools. The goal is to stimulate the transfer from scientists to stakeholders from a cross-disciplinary interaction among specialists on different fields. The topics to be addressed are:

  • Oil Spills and shipwreck risk: oil spills, shipwrecks, …
  • Maritime Safety: search and rescue, traffic, navigation, …
  • Marine Pollutants: plastics, marine litter, emerging aquatic pollutants, heavy metals, …
  • Ecological impact: assessment tools, vulnerability maps, remediation and restoration of degraded marine ecosystems, …

 

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