Macaronesia Islands Standard Indicators and Criteria: Reaching Common Grounds on Monitoring Marine Biodiversity in Macaronesia
Grant Agreement nº 11.0661/2015/712629/SUB/ENVC.2
Type: DG Environment | Call for Proposals
Duration: 15 months (12/01/2015 - 28/02/2017)
Status: Closed
Coordinator: Fundo Regional para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Azores – Portugal.

FRCT – Fundo Regional para a Ciência e Tecnologia do Governo Regional dos Açores (Azores – Portugal)
DRAM – Direção Regional dos Assuntos do Mar do Governo Regional dos Açores (Azores – Portugal)
SRA – Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais do Governo Regional da Madeira (Madeira – Portugal)
Direcção-Geral dos Recursos Naturais, da Segurança e dos Serviços Marítimos do Ministério do Mar do Governo de Portugal (Portugal)
DGSCM- MAPAMA – Dirección General de Sostenibilidad de la Costa y del Mar. Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente (Spain)
FBIO – Fundación Biodiversidad del Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente (Spain)
IEO -Instituto Espanhol de Oceanografia (Spain)

Aim of the Project:

The MISTIC SEAS project aims to design a common methodology for the monitoring of marine biodiversity in the Macaronesia region, focusing on the populations of marine cetaceans, turtles and seabirds and establishing a common roadmap to improve coordination in implementing the Marine Strategy Framework Directive in Spain and Portugal (Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira), one of the most biodiverse areas in Europe.

FRCT Involvement:
FRCT participates in MISTIC SEAS as the project coordinator.
Financial Overview
Consortium Budget
Partners Contribuition EU Contribuition Total
129 951€519 799€649 750€
FRCT Budget
10 000€139 345€149 345€