Education

2002 - 2006: PhD in Marine Sciences, University of Vigo, Spain

2000 - 2002: MSc in Oceanography and Coastal Geology, University of Vigo, Spain

1995 - 2000: BSc in Marine Sciences, University of Vigo (Spain)

Professional Experience

2015 - ----- : Assistant Researcher (IF-FCT), CIMA - University of Algarve, Portugal

2013 - 2014: Post-doctoral Research Associate, CIMA-University Algarve, Portugal

2009 - 2013: Research Assistant (Ciencia´07), Marine Geology Department, LNEG, Portugal

2008 MEC-Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth Sciences Department, Boston University, USA

2007 MEC-Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow, International Hurricane Research Center, Florida International University, USA

2002-2006 PhD Fellow, University of Vigo, Spain

Experience on Research Projects

Participation: Project RISC-KIT-GA-2013-603458 - Resilience-Increasing Strategies for Coasts - toolKIT, 2013-2017, Ap van Dongeren (Deltares, Netherlands).

Principal Investigator: Reconstruction of the shoreline position along the Portuguese coast over the last 6000 years - Analysis of the architecture and stratigraphy of sand barriers (SCARPS), UGM-LNEG. 195,000 € February 2010- July 2013.

Participation: Evolução da Península de Tróia: Morfodinâmica dos Sistemas Dunares e da Linha de Costa durante o final do Quaternário (EVOTROIA), 2005-2009, Luís Rebêlo (LNEG).

Participation: High-resolution geologic mapping offshore of Massachusetts. Boston University, June 2008 to September 2008, Bradford Butman (USGS)/ Duncan FitzGerald (BU).

Member of the team: Storm and Tides project. Florida International University, July 2007 to December 2007, Stephen Leatherman (FIU)

Member of the team: Efectos de los cambios climáticos naturales en los complejos sedimentarios del Parque Nacional de las Islas Atlánticas de Galicia, diagnóstico de la situación actual y previsiones futuras. University of Vigo, 2007-2010, Irene Alejo (UVigo).

Member of the team: Cuantificación e integración espacio-temporal de los factores que controlan el balance sedimentario de la costa Atlántica de Galicia: aportes, eustatismo, tectónica y clima durante el Cuaternario. Universidad de Vigo, 2005-2008, Marta Pérez Arlucea (UVigo).

Member of team: Cuantificación e integración espacio-temporal de los factores que controlan el balance sedimentario de la costa Atlántica de Galicia: aportes, eustatismo, tectónica y clima durante el Cuaternario. Universidad de Vigo, 2003-2004, Marta Pérez Arlucea (UVigo).

Participation: Late Holocene Shallow Marine Environments of Europe (HOLSMEER). Universidad de Vigo 2000-2003, James Scourse, Guillermo Francés (UVigo).

Participation: Análisis comparado de la evolución y situación ambiental de los principales sistemas dunares de Canarias. Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2003-2005, Ignacio Alonso Bilbao (UPalmas Gran Canaria).