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Joana Alexandra Assunção Mendes

Joana Alexandra Assunção Mendes

Research Fellow


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  • Department: Physics
  • Research Group: Oceanography & Marine Geology
  • Thesis title: AquiMap - Identification and evaluation of estuarine and lagoon zones with aquaculture potential: mapping and biophysical modeling Supervisor: João Miguel Dias Category: BO Grant type: BI Funding entity: Programa MAR2020, Portugal 2020 e União Europeia através do FEAMP - Fundo Europeu dos Assuntos Marítimos e das Pescas Grant reference: MAR-02.01.01-FEAMP-0022 Start date: 2018-01-01 End date: 2020-09-30


Research interests

• Physical Oceanography
• Numerical modelling of coastal systems
• Physical/biological/chemical interactions
• Operational Oceanography
• Estuaries and lagoons
• Coastal zone monitoring
• Data Analysis

Academic degrees

• 2016-2018: Master Degree in Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

Thesis: Optimization of an operational forecast system for extreme tidal events in Santos estuary (Brazil) (18/20)

• 2012-2016: Bachelor in Marine Sciences

Final project: Spatial distribution of phytoplankton biomass in Ria de Aveiro using a numerical model (18/20)

Projects

AquiMap - Identification and evaluation of estuarine and lagoon zones with aquaculture potential: mapping and biophysical modeling See more

Scientific Supervision


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