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Maria C. Uyarra Researcher AZTI - Marine And Coastal Environmental ManagementConservation of Marine Ecosystems, Assessment of the Marine Environment Health Status, Tourism and Leisure, Ecosystem Approach to Management, Environmental Impact and Quality. Website: Publications Tel: +34 619 679 794 Direction:Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z/g Pasaia Gipuzkoa 20110 Spain Latitude: 43.32547Longitude: -1.93014

Maria C. Uyarra is an interdisciplinary researcher with more than ten years of experience in the field of management of marine resources. Her MSc, PhD and postdoctoral research focused on the interactions between coastal tourism and coral reefs, including aspects on climate change, coastal development, biodiversity, economic valuation and social research. She has experience working in a broad array of organizations (i.e. research centres, consultancy, NGOs, University, government) and environments (marine and terrestrial), having worked in both developed and developing countries. Since 2011, when she joined AZTI, Maria C. Uyarra participates in the preparation and development of EU projects, especially related to marine ecosystem services and the implementation of EU policies. Maria C. Uyarra combines her research activity with teaching postgraduate courses on marine conservation.