Marinez Scherer

Education & career

Marinez has a degree in Biological Sciences (Federal University of Santa Catarina / Brazil) and a PhD in Marine Science at University of Cadiz / Spain.  She is an associated university professor and has been  teaching Integrated Coastal Management and Marine Spatial Planning at Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, since 2010. At UFSC she is the Research Leader of the Integrated Coastal Management Laboratory - LAGECI - http://lageci.paginas.ufsc.br. Marinez is also visiting professor at the University of Cadiz/Spain for the Master on Integrated  Management of Coastal Areas.  She is a full trained trainer in Blue Planning and Marine Spatial Planning (Blue  Planning in Practice, BPiP – GIZ), since 2017, having trained teams in Brazil,  Surinam, Argentina, Guyana and countries of the East Asia Seas Region. Additionally, Marinez is part of a thematic group of experts which role is to support  the Marine Spatial Planning Global Expert Group (IOC-UNESCO) during the writing  of the MSP International Guidance.  Marinez is the executive secretary of the Brazilian Sea Forum and the Technical  Director of the Brazilian Agency for Coastal Management. She is also one of the  Brazilian Coordinators of the Iberoamerican Network on Coastal Management  (IBERMAR) and the Editor in Chief of Revista Costas (an IBERMAR scientific journal  for coastal and marine management). She is member of three different IUCN groups:  Task Force for nature conservation in urban areas; World Commission on Protected  Areas (WCPA) and Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM). 

Main research interests are on integrated coastal and marine management, marine  spatial planning, ecosystem-based management and adaptation, coastal and marine  protected areas, and coastal practitioners networks. 

Marinez is fluent in Portuguese (mother language), English and Spanish. 

Current teaching activities

Associated university professor and has been  teaching Integrated Coastal Management and Marine Spatial Planning at Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, since 2010

Available for teaching/education
Research activities

Main research interests are on integrated coastal and marine management, marine  spatial planning, ecosystem-based management and adaptation, coastal and marine  protected areas, and coastal practitioners networks. 

 Main projects in ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3059-0019

Projects

 Main projects in ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3059-0019

Selected publications (up to 5)

Lukic, I.; Mahadeo, S. Scherer, M. E.G. MSP Global Policy Brief: Capacity Development in Marine Spatial Planning. UNESCO-IOC, Policy Brief n. 4. 2021. https://unesdoc.unesco.org/in/documentViewer.xhtml?v=2.1.196&i…e=en&multi=true&ark=/ark:/48223/pf0000375722/PDF/375722eng.pdf

 

Hermanns, L. (convener); Aheto, D. W., Bilgin, A.; Blasiak, R.; Brugere, C.; Evans, K.; Firth, A.; Greaves, D.; Kamara, O. K.; Wenhai Lu, Mohamed, E. Y.; Makarenko, I.; Navrud, S.; Scherer, M. E.G.; Schmidt, J.; Smith, A.; Strati, A.; Sumaila, R.; Utkina, K.; Tilburg, H. V. and Wawrzynski, W. Developments in the understanding of overall benefits from the ocean to humans. United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, No. 31363, 2021. eISBN: 978-92-1-1-604006-2

 

Scherer, M. E.G. and Asmus, M.L. Modeling to evaluate coastal governance in Brazil. Marine Policy 129, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104501

 

Gandra, T. B. R.; Bonetti, J.; Scherer, M. E.G. Planejamento Espacial Marinho. In: Geografia Marinha.01 ed.Rio de Janeiro: PGGM, 2020, v.01, p. 456-472. ISBN 9786599257100.

Sanabria, J. G.; Onetti, J. G.; Yanez-Arancibia, A.; Zapata, G. V.; Garcia, M. A.; Pallero Flores, C.; Arenas, P.; Fuentes, J. C. N.; Figueiredo, M.; Scherer, M. E.G.; Ramirez, A. M.; Mora, F.; Asmus, M.; Gandra, T. B. R.; Martins, F. C. Comparative study of management practices of Ibero-american States regarding the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity: Which lessons for Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction?, 45pp. En De Paiva y Tassin, Guide to the navigation of marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction. Editora D´placido. 2017.

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