The present Working Group seeks to meet demands related to the improvement subsidy to Integrated Coastal Management. It acts mainly in the theoretical scope by means of the elaboration of studies regarding the evaluation of instruments of planning, control, technical support and inspection, identifying the effectiveness of their respective processes, as well as the need for adaptations or creation of new management mechanisms . The group also acts to promote social awareness actions related to GERCO through, for example, scientific, didactic and communication publications. It aims to establish partnerships between national and international governmental and research institutions to replicate the good practices of GERCO and contribute to decision making at the municipal, state and federal levels.

Group leader (s): João Luis Nicolodi

Group contact: joaonicolodi@furg.br

Website: http://gaigerco.furg.br/index.php