Research Areas

Atlantic eastern boundary-layer dynamics

Data bases and oceanographic digital atlases

Spatial Oceanography (remote sensing)

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs)

Application of Geographical Information Systems to Oceanography and Fisheries

Internet (programming, architecture and implementation of websites)

Oceanographic Campaigns

AMUSE on board of Kialoa II, 1994: XBT, RAFOS (Mediterranean water and meddies formation)

CORPAC/88 on board of "Mestre Costeiro", 1988: deployment of current meter moorings at 900 meter depths on the continental slope, west of “Cabo da Roca” and south of Lagos. 

SATOCEAN/88 on board of "Noruega", 1988: CTD, XBT, recovering and redeployment of current meter moorings off the Portuguese Northern coast.

TEJO/88 on board of "Mestre Costeiro", 1988: CTD casts and direct current meter measurements on the Tejo estuary. 

Short stays at research institutions

Institut für Meerskunde (IFM), Kiel, Germany. Objective analysis methods for oceanographic data analysis. 1 month, 1988

National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), Washington, D.C., USA. Databases and data quality control. 1 month, 1989

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center - Laboratory for Oceans, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA. Coastal Zone Color Scanner Browse System. 2 days, 1989

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (RSMAS), Miami, Florida, USA. Integration of raster Satellite Imagery with ‘in situ’ vector data. 1 week, 1989.