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Hire Dr. Márcia M.
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Marine environment, Ocean governance, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development | Researcher and Scientific management

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing
Research Fact Checking, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Work Experience


Ministery of the Sea

November 2019 - Present

Project Manager and Researcher

University of Aveiro

April 2017 - October 2019

Science Officer

Intersectorial Oceanographic Commission

September 2013 - March 2017

Marine biologist on board - Freelancer

Portuguese vessels

February 2013 - March 2013

Environmental Specialist

MSF Engenharia Cape Verde

March 2009 - August 2010

Environmental Consultant Junior

Joint-Venture Consulgal/BremenPorts/InrosLAckner

June 2008 - February 2009


PhD Candidate on Ocean Science, Technology and Management

University of Aveiro

February 2019 - Present

Postgraduate course on Administrative Law of the Sea

University of Lisbon

September 2013 - June 2014

MSc Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

University of Ghent

September 2010 - June 2012

Bachelor on Environmental Sciences and Technology

Faculty of Science of University of Porto

September 2001 - June 2007

  • Certified training course on Continental Shelf Ecosystems (MSFD)


    April 2016 - Present

  • Training course on Deep Sea Ecosystems (MSFD)


    February 2016 - March 2016

  • Training course on Planning of Marine Biodiversity monitoring programs (MSFD

    Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR)

    October 2015 - November 2015

  • Course on Marine Environment Protection, Marine International Law and European Law


    March 2015 - June 2015

  • Scientific Diving Course

    University of Algarve

    March 2011 - June 2011

Gómez-Ballesteros, M., Cervera - Núñez, C., Campillos-Llanos, M., Quintela, A., Sousa, L., Marques, M., Alves, F.L., Murciano, C., Alloncle, N., Sala, P., Lloret, A., Simão, A.P., Costa, A.C., Carval, D., Bailly, D., Nys, C., Sybill, H., Dilasser, J. Transboundary cooperation and mechanisms for Maritime Spatial Planning implementation. SIMNORAT project. Marine Policy.
Fernandes M.L., Sousa L.P., Quintela A., Marques M., Reis J., Simao A.P., Castro A.T., Marques J.M., Alves F.L. (2020) Mapping the future: Pressures and impacts in the Portuguese maritime spatial planning. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 715.
(2019). Keynote Speaker on “International Ocean Governance” and “Stakeholders Engagement in marine sciences” at the Course on Social Science Data Collection and Analysis for Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Services, 3 to 7th December 2018, Santa Marta, Colombia.
Carvalho, T., Marques, M., & Ribeiro, R. (2015). Overall Panorama of the Portuguese Sea. In CTT & CNC. (Eds.), From Mar Oceano to the Portuguese Sea. Lisbon: CTT.
Ruivo, M., Pitta e Cunha, T., Marques, M., Ribeiro, R.(2015). Toward an integrated policy for the ocean in Portugal . Routledge Handbook of National and Regional Ocean Policies. p. 348-360.