In the last decades there has been a clear trend towards the exploitation of the coastline for recreational purposes causing a significant increase of confined areas. The STRATEGY main, goal is to provide the keys for tackling one of the main risks of coastal regions on a world scale: the deterioration of quality of coastal waters associated with the occurrence of Harmful Algal Bloom as the possible consequence of the use of the littoral for recreational purposes. The outputs of STRATEGY will be essential to develop a new concept of monitoring and will provide the basis of an integrated coastal zone management in relationship with the coastal recreational waters (i.e. formulate new criteria of near-shore waters use). Effective communication and active participation of all the players involved at different levels and areas will be promoted.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts
07071 Palma De Mallorca
13100 Aix En Provence