Monitoring of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica in the area of Lastovsko otočje Nature park

As part of the service ” Monitoring of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica in the area of the Lastovsko otočje Nature Park “, Sunce Association will conduct the fourth consecutive monitoring of the state of the Posidonia meadows. Such measurements are extremely important for the implementation of the necessary conservation measures, as they enable the monitoring of their effectiveness in protecting this extremely important habitat.

Posidonia oceanica is a marine flowering plant endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Its Posidonia meadows are considered the most important ecosystem in the Mediterranean. Despite their widespread distribution, they are threatened by numerous human activities, and the greatest pressure is caused by anchoring and nautical tourism.

Service title: Monitoring of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica in the area of the Lastovsko otočje Nature Park

The service includes the implementation of field monitoring of the state of Posidonia meadows in the area of the Lastovsko otočje Nature Park, data processing, and the creation of reports with cartographic representations and comparison of results from previously conducted research.

Client: Public institution „Lastovsko otočje Nature Park “

Service duration: 16.08.2022. – 01.02.2023.

Service manager: Zrinka Jakl,mag. ing. biol.

E-mail: [email protected]