Who we are

ECOS is a SME that carry out environmental consulting and R&D to private companies and public bodies.

Our objective is providing specific solutions to a broad spectrum of environmental problems efficiently, joining the economic and social aspects, the environmental conservation and their resources.

ECOS is set up by a multidisciplinary team of young graduates in different subjects related with the sea and environment, moreover, being professional divers with a broad knowledge in field work.

Manuel Ruiz de la Rosa

BS in Marine Biology (La Laguna University)
Advanced Studies in Management of Marine Resources
Professional diver
2002-2007 Researcher in the Coastal Management and Sustainable Development Departament of the Canarian Institute of Marine Sciences
2007-Present: Co-founder of ECOS Enviromental Studies and Oceanography.
Position: Director

Line of work focused on marine ecosystems and their interaction with the environment, their impacts and recovery, especially the seagrass meadows of Cymodocea nodosa.
He has carried out numerous expeditions of sampling in the marine environment, in terms of water and sediment, as coach and coordinator, in the Canary Islands and abroad.
He has conducted numerous studies of benthic fauna determination and application of ecological indices and Management of protected areas

Gregorio Louzara Fernández

BS in Marine Science (ULPGC)
Professional diver
2001 - 2007 Researcher in the Coastal Management and Sustainable Development Departament of the Canarian Institute of Marine Sciences
2007-Present: Co-founder of ECOS Enviromental Studies and Oceanography
Position: Manager

Line of work focused on oceanography, where is specialist in the dispersion and dilution of particles in the marine environment through the use of various specialized software and data capture by using specific oceanographic instrumentation. He has extensive experience in the coordination and execution of field campaigns, in all areas, area to which he has devoted much of his professional career.

Nayra García Jiménez

BS in Marine Biology (ULL)
International Master in Aquaculture
Professional diver
2003 - 2009 Researcher in the Coastal Management and Sustainable Development Departament of the Canarian Institute of Marine Sciences
2009-Present: ECOS
Title: Project Manager

Line work focused environmental impacts and minimization, particularly in the field of aquaculture, where he managed and executed several research projects. In this field he has had to perform numerous tasks of sampling and analysis, especially those related to the sediment, both chemical level, such as biological, acquiring skills and experience in determining benthic fauna and various laboratory analysis.

Raúl Domínguez Quintana

BS in Biology (botany specialtist) (ULL)
Master in Environmental Impact Assessment
2003 - 2010 Researcher in the Coastal Management and Sustainable Development Departament of the Canarian Institute of Marine Sciences
2010-Present: ECOS Environmental Studies and Oceanography
Position: Head of Office Work

Line of work focused mainly on botanical field where he began working in the ICCM, with the help of Dr. Nieves González. During that period he specialized in marine botany. This specialization and the ability to work on several projects led him to manage and execute a research project focused on water treatment facility for the disposal of land crops. He has extensive experience and skill in writing reports, both marine and terrestrial level, and the implementation of projects of Environmental Impact Assessment and Management of Protected Natural Areas.