Caring about the future

IMPROVE: Inner shelf hydrographic and biological processes controlling invertebrate population in the Portuguese coast, using decapods as models
CESAM Responsible researcher - Jesús M. Pedreira Dubert
Programme - PTDC/MAR/110796/2009
Execution dates - 2011-01-01 - 2013-12-31 (36 Months)
Funding Entity - FCT
Funding for CESAM - 48072 €
Total Funding - 180000 €
Proponent Institution - IPIMAR/LNRB
Participating Institutions
Universidade de Aveiro
Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMAR), Faro.

Project Description

The overall aim of this proposal is to increase the understanding of oceanographic and biological processes of importance for recruitment of invertebrate larvae in coastal upwelling systems, like the Portuguese west coast. The purpose is to couple biological models to inner shelf circulation models to understand and potentially forecast recruitment variability of decapod populations in the areas of their distribution.

CESAM members on this project


CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020