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Caroline Costa Ferreira

Caroline Costa Ferreira

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Morphodynamics of coastal environments in mixed sediment beds
  • Supervisor: Paulo Manuel Cruz Alves da Silva

  • Researcher ID: M-8619-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-5225-7869
  • Department: Physic Department
  • Research Group: Oceanography & Marine Geology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Ferreira CC) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • Thesis title: Morphodynamics of coastal environments in mixed sediment beds Supervisor: Paulo Manuel Cruz Alves da Silva Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT- Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Grant reference: PD/BD/127993/2016 Start date: 2016-10-01 End date: 2020-09-30


Research interests

Sediment Transport

Beach and inlet morphodynamics

Numerical modeling

Physical Oceanography

Coastal dynamics

Academic degrees

1/10/2016 - 30/09/2020 PhD Physics, University of Aveiro.
2016 - today PhD Geosciences, University of Vigo.

2013 - 2015 Master in Physics (Meteorology and Physical Oceanography), University of Aveiro.

2010 - 2013 Graduation in Physics (Meteorology, Oceanography, and Geophysics), University of Aveiro.

Scientific activities

2016 - today PhD fellowship

March-May 2016 - Providing services to CESAM: Application of the SWAN wave model to different sectors of the coastal zone of Portugal.

Others

May 2018 - Award of best oral presentation by a young researcher in the area of Coastal Engineering, at International Coastal Symposium 2018, South Korea.

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

Participation in

-"Estudo de cenários de dragagens e locais de deposição de sedimentos na embocadura da Barra do Porto da Figueira da Foz", Coordenação, Entidade financiadora: APFF- Administração do Porto da Figueira da Foz (Julho 2016 e Julho 2017).


- Estudo da dinâmica sedimentar na embocadura da Barra do Porto da Figueira da Foz, Coordenação, Entidade financiadora: APFF- Administração do Porto da Figueira da Foz (Setembro 2014 e Setembro 2015)


- MarRisk - Adaptação Costeira às alterações climáticas: conhecer os riscos e aumentar a resiliência (2018).

Field Campaigns

- 2012 - today - Participation in the Oceanographic Research Campaigns of the University of Aveiro, at Mira beach.


- 4 to 9 November 2014 and 21 to 24 May 2015 - Participation in Field Campaigns under the project "Study of the sedimentary dynamics at the mouth of the Figueira da Foz harbor" conducted by the University of Aveiro.


- June 18, 2015 - Participation in the "Mission evaluation experience of coastal drift current - São Jacinto beach" held on the beach of São Jacinto under the project RAIA.co integrated in the team of the University of Aveiro (CESAM) under the coordination of the Hydrographic Institute.


- 6-9 November 2017; 31 january 2018; 24-28 september 2018 - Participation in field campaings associated to my thesis and MarRisk project conducted in Patos beach (Vigo, Spain).


- 13-27 October participation in the field work at Wallops Island, Virginia, USA, organized by the center for applied coastal reasearch, University of Delaware.


CESAM Funding: