Earth and related environmental sciences
Contributing knowledge towards a sustainable and resilient society” is the 4th research objective of CIMA and aims to: communicate scientific knowledge to diverse audiences; support authorities in planning, developing, and implementing coastal and maritime strategies; and participate in national and international organizations for the management of natural marine resources.
Promoting research applied to the environment and the exploitation of resources, aiming to increase the well-being and sustainability of our society in the context of a changing world.
Assessing and mitigating global changes and risks
CIMA is a multidisciplinary centre of excellence of marine and environmental research. CIMA engages with society to implement important decisions about Blue and Green Growth at the national and international level, and thus contribute to the delivery of Sustainable Development Goals. The mission of CIMA is to deepen scientific knowledge of marine and environmental systems, to support and encourage innovation, and to provide training. CIMA integrates two main research areas: Ocean and Coastal Dynamics and Environmental Systems and Resources.
APPLICATION OF GIS TECHNIQUES TO THE STUDY OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
HISTORICAL CHANGES IN THE COASTLINE
GEOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF CONTINENTAL MARGINS
STRATIGRAPHY AND TECTONICS OF MARINE AREAS
STUDY OF NATURAL RISKS IN COASTAL AREAS AND CONTINENTAL MARGINS
EVOLUTION OF CONTINENTAL MARGINS
GEOMORPHOLOGY OF COASTAL AND MARINE AREAS
NEOTECTONICS AND SEISMOTECTONICS
COASTAL EROSION PROCESSES
SEDIMENTARY PROCESSES ON CONTINENTAL MARGINS
Renewable energy in marine environments.
Integrated methods of environmental quality assessment.
Microbiology of aquatic systems.
Corrosion and protection of metallic materials