• DCEA - Departamento de Ciências e Engenharia do Ambiente
    Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia/UNL
    Edifício Departamental
    Campus de Caparica
    2829-516 Caparica


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Degree and Post-Graduation in Geophysical Sciences – Meteorology/Oceanography, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon. Integrates the PrevQualar project since 2009 as part of the Air Quality Research Team in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (DCEA) FCT/UNL. Five years of experience working with meteorological data, numerical forecasts and observational climate records, at the Portuguese Meteorological Institute, department of Climate and Atmospheric Environment. Current activities are mainly focused on air quality forecasting using statistical methods giving special attention to the role of the atmospheric variables. Develops multiple activities related to air quality assessment and monitoring like the identification of natural sources of air pollutants, as examples we can point the episodes of intrusion of dust particles originated in the deserts of North Africa and the forest fires.

Research interests

Air quality forecasting; Air quality legislation; Atmospheric circulation; Atmospheric stability; Climate change; Statistical methods; Numerical modelling; Pollution sources; Dust events; Forest fires; Machine Learning

Education/Academic qualification

Post-Graduation in Geophysical Sciences – Meteorology/Oceanography, Universidade de Lisboa

Award Date: 1 Jan 2007


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