Dr. Fernanda Terra Stori

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Fernanda is an oceanographer with a PhD in Ecology and Natural Resources and has a broad research interest in coastal-marine planning, management and conservation. She has been performing research in coastal communities applying the concepts of Ethnoecology and Human Ecology, Ecosystem-based Management, and Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems. Currently, she is a Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher with CCAT (Coastal Communities Adapting Together), University College Cork, MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy. In her research, she is looking at how to integrate stakeholders’ ecological knowledge with scientific knowledge in order to understand the effects of climate change and link adaptation processes to advance studies about coastal-marine social-ecological resilience.