Specialization areas


Do*Mar elected four strategic areas Do*Mar that reflect concerns expressed by international organizations and scientific bodies regarding the sustainable exploitation of the Ocean.


Ocean Observation and Global Change

The physical, biological, chemical and geological oceanographic processes underpinning biogeochemical cycles as they impact trophic webs and biodiversity; Earth observation networks.


Sustainable Use of Marine Resources

Focusing use, assessment, transformation and valorisation of biological resources, including aquaculture.


Integrated Management of the Sea

Addressing environmental assessment of coastal zones, coastal and maritime planning, marine protected areas, coastal protection and maritime security.


Technological Progress, Engineering and Business Management

Including port infrastructures, maritime management and transport, energy, law and competitiveness.