Elisabetta Manea, Post-Doc researcher, PhD in Marine Biology and Ecology, with a thesis
focused on deep-sea mining impacts on benthic deep-sea ecosystems and microbial
interactions. From 2017 she is a researcher at the University Iuav of Venice at the Department
of Design and Planning in Complex Environments. Her studies cover: i) ecosystem-based
approach integration within Marine Spatial Planning and environmental management, ii)
methods to assess marine ecosystem services to inform decision making processes for
marine resources management. She is involved in different European Projects focused on
supporting MSP Directive implementation in EU Mediterranean countries.