Daniel Martinez Calderon
Daniel Martinez Calderon graduated from the Faculty of Science at the National Autonomous University of Mexico where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Coastal Management. He then completed a Master’s degree in the multidisciplinary Coastal-Marine Zones Management program at the Institute of Ecology, Fisheries and Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico. Professionally, he has worked as a consultant for various NGOs on issues related to sustainable fishing, participatory planning, participatory mapping and community coastal development, among others. Daniel has an interest in marine spatial planning, and has specialized in Automated Cartography, Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems. He is currently an interdisciplinary PhD student at Dalhousie University. Daniel’s work focuses on the development of a place-based methodological framework for decision-making in aquaculture in Atlantic Canada, using participatory marine spatial planning as an approach. His ultimate goal is to provide decision-makers with a framework that can contribute to the sustainable management of marine-coastal zones.