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Carina de Lurdes Bastos Lopes

Carina de Lurdes Bastos Lopes

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow


  • Researcher ID: D-8789-2015
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-0872-1289
  • Department: Physics
  • Research Group: Oceanography & Marine Geology
  • Title: Integrated modeling of physical and ecological processes on contrasting salt marsh communities: spatio-temporal evolution under present and future climate change scenarios Supervisor: Professor João M. Dias and Professor Isabel Caçador Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/114906/2016 Start date: 2017-09-01 End date: 2020-08-31


Research interests

• Long-term sea level change
• Effects of climate change on coastal regions
• Impacts of floods on coastal regions
• Sediment transport
• Numerical modelling
• Satellite remote sensing
• Geographical Information Systems
• Flood hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment
• Ecosystem modeling
• Salt marsh dynamics

Academic degrees

2016: PhD in Physics, specialization in Physical Oceanography ans Estuarine Dynamics, University of Aveiro. Thesis: Flood risk assessment in Ria de Aveiro under present and future scenarios.

2009: Master in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, University of Aveiro. Thesis: Impacts of sea level rise in Ria de Aveiro lagoon during 21st century.

2007: Degree in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, University of Aveiro.

Scientific activities

Since 01-9-2017
Post-Doc scholarship of the Portuguese Science Foundation FCT with the reference (SFRH/BPD/114906)
MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre
CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies

01-1-2017 to 31-8-2017
Post-Doc Scholarship of the project CORAL - Sustainable Ocean Exploitation: Tools and Sensors
CIIMAR- Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research

01-5-2016 to 31-12-2016
Scholarship of the project Evolução e Dinâmica Costeira e Estuarina da Ria de Aveiro
CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies

01-1-2012 to 31-12-2015
PhD scholarship of the Portuguese Science Foundation FCT with the reference (SFRH/BD/78345/2011)
CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, Physics Departement, University of Aveiro

01-6-2010 to 31-12-2011
Scholarship of the project PTDC/AAC-CLI/100953/2008 ADAPTARia: Climate Change Modelling on Ria de Aveiro Littoral - Adaptation Strategy for Coastal and Fluvial Flooding
CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies

02-11-2008 to 31-5-2010
Scholarship of the project GRID/GRI/81733/2006 G-Cast: Application of GRID-computing in a coastal morphodynamics nowcast-forecast system
CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies

Publications

Projects

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

Revisão do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira de Ovar – Marinha Grande See more

ADAPTARia: Climate Change Modelling on Ria de Aveiro Littoral - Adaptation Strategy for Coastal and Fluvial Flooding See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): João Pinheiro (not a CESAM member)

Projeto licenciatura (Co-supervisor): Gabriela Raimundo (not a CESAM member)

NMEC - Estuarine and Coastal Modeling Division

The Estuarine and Coastal Modeling Division of University of Aveiro is composed by professors, researchers and fellow researchers of the Physics Department of the University of Aveiro. This group is integrated in the Research Group on Oceanography and Marine Geology of the research line on Marine Ecosystems and Modelling of the Associate Laboratory CESAM (Centre for Environment and Marine Studies) which is a Associate Laboratory of the University of Aveiro.


Ongoing research is especially dedicated to studies about sea level rising, coastal flooding, development of estuarine plumes, mixing processes and transport, physical/biology/chemistry interactions, with particular emphasis on the climate change effects.


CESAM Funding: