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Laura López Olmedilla

Laura López Olmedilla

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Impact of storm waves on coastal beach-dune geomorphology at Aveiro-Cabo Mondego stretch (NW Portugal)
  • Supervisor: Paulo Manuel Cruz Alves da Silva, Ángela Fontán Bouzas and Javier Alcántara Carrió

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  • ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3863-5004
  • Department: Physics
  • Research Group: Oceanography & Marine Geology
  • Thesis title: Impact of storm waves on coastal beach-dune geomorphology at Aveiro-Cabo Mondego stretch (NW Portugal) Supervisor: Paulo Manuel Cruz Alves da Silva, Ángela Fontán Bouzas and Javier Alcántara Carrió Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT- Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BD/131429/2017 Start date: 2017-10-01 End date: 2021-10-01


Research interests

Beach and dune morphodynamics
Coastal monitoring
Maritime climate regime analysis and storm impacts
GIS tools

Academic degrees

2017-Present. PhD in Marine Science. University of Aveiro (Portugal). Thesis title: Impact of storm waves on coastal beach-dune geomorphology at Aveiro Cabo Mondego stretch (NW Portugal).

2014-2016. Master degree in Engineering from the Treatment and Recycling of Industrial Waste Water. Catholic Catholic University of Valencia and AIMME (Spain)

2010-2014. Bachelor degree in Marine Science. Catholic University of Valencia (Spain)

Scientific activities

2017-Present. PhD fellowship. FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portugal).

2011-2014. Collaboration Scholarship. IMEDMAR (Instituto de Investigación en Medio Ambiente y Ciencia Marina). Catholic University of Valencia (Spain).

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

Field works

2017-Present. Topographical and runup measuraments at the coastal stretch between Aveiro and Mondego Cape.


2018. Participation in the project MarRisk - Adaptação Costeira às alterações climáticas: conhecer os riscos e aumentar a resiliência.


2018. Participation in a fieldwork at Wallop Island, VA, USA during two weeks (13 to 27 October 2018) assisting on a surf zone project through sensor adjustment, data collection and data analysis.


2018. Participation in a bathymetric survey from Aveiro to Costa Nova (Portugal). University of Aveiro


2017/2018. Participation in a topographical field works at Mira Beach (Portugal). University of Aveiro. 


CESAM Funding: