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  Susana Cardoso Pereira Firmino Vaz  
  Phone: 234 370 200  
  e-mail: susana.cardoso@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Department of Physics  
  Research group: Atmospheric Processes and Modelling
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  Thesis title: Evaluation of uncertainties with the prediction of precipitation of short lived high precipitation events in mainland Portugal
  Supervisor: Prof. Alfredo Rocha / Profª Ana Cristina Carvalho
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/65982/2009
  Start date: 2010-02-01
  End date: 2014-01-31
Team Member

Group of Meteorology and Climatology of University of Aveiro - CLiM@UA 

Curriculum Vitae

2010. PhD Scholarship. University of Aveiro.  (2nd year)
(FCT SFRH/BD/65982/2009 since FEB 2010 to FEB 2014).

b) academic career:
Registration in the Doctoral Programme MAP-FIS - Expected conclusion date; 2014.

2008 - MsC in Physical Oceanography and Meteorology - Universidade de Aveiro - final classification - 15 (out of 20).

2004 -  Specialization Course in the MsC of Climate and Atmospheric Environment - Universidade de Évora-  final classification - 15 (out of 20).

Interests and Research

Numerical Weather Prediction - Extreme Weather Events Precipitation; Heavy rainfall; short-lived heavy precipitation.

Forecast verification - Object-based verification of precipitação

Group of Meteorology and Climatology of Universidade de Aveiro - CLiMA@UA (http://climetua.fis.ua.pt/)

CLICURB - Urban atmospheric quality, climate change and resilience [see details]

RESORT: High-resolution Rainfall EroSivity analysis and fORecasTing [see details]

  1. Pereira S.C., A.C. Carvalho, J. Ferreira, J. P. Nunes, J. J. Keizer, A. Rocha (2013) Simulation of a persistent medium-term precipitation event over the western Iberian Peninsula. Hydrology And Earth System Sciences. 17, 3741–3758 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/17/3741/2013/hess-17-3741-2013.html