Role in Project

UFSC will be responsible for the South Brazilian Shelf (SBS) Case Study, and participate in all WPs both dealing with the CS cycle and communication and training (WP1-10). UFSC will be more actively involved in work packages which focus on ecosystem objectives, human activities, pressures and emerging issues, impacted ecosystem components, and relevant management options (WP1); mapping ecosystems and resources (WP3); distribution of key benthic epifaunal species and communities (WP4); identify the key drivers and tipping points influencing key species and ecosystem dynamics (WP5); assessing risks and vulnerability (WP7).