Extension of the Portuguese Continental Shelf

Project title
Extension of the Portuguese Continental Shelf: strategic repercussions on decision making

Project reference
PTDC/CPJ-CPO/120926/2010

Start and end of project
20/01/2012 to 1/07/2015

Chief Investigator
Pedro Borges Graça


Research team

Researcher Name
Institutional AFiliation
António Silva Ribeiro CAPP/ISCSP
Jaime Ferreira da Silva CAPP/ISCSP
Diogo Dias Ribeiro Rocha CAPP/ISCSP
Eduardo Raul Lopes Rodrigues CAPP/ISCSP
José Pedro Pereira Neto Vieira CAPP/ISCSP
Luís Manuel Gomes da Costa Diogo Estado-Maior da Armada
Pedro João Borges Graça CAPP/ISCSP
Tiago Figueiredo Santos Martins CAPP/ISCSP


Consultants

Name
Institutional Filiation
Gonçalo Collaço --
Victor Manuel Bento e Lopo Cajarabille --
Fernando Manuel Freitas Artilheiro --
Tiago Pitta e Cunha --
Aurora da Conceição Coutinho Rodrigues --


Project partners
Esri Portugal (participating institution) and the Navy (additional research unit).

Research goals
Production of strategic knowledge on:

  1. Portugal's proposal to extend its continental;
  2. Strategic potential of this extension;
  3. Portugal's ability to exploit this potential;
  4. Comparison with benchmark countries;
  5. Assessment of opportunities for cooperation with Portuguese-speaking countries;
  6. Study of decision making on sea-related matters;
  7. Creation of a strategic maritime information centre;

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