CV

Work Experience

Dates

October 2013 – Present

Type of sector

Marine Affairs

Position held

Freelancer

Main activities and responsabilities:

- Dissemination and Training Sessions Expert

-Consultant for Cooperation for Innovative Projects on Marine technologies & Fisheries, focus on European Funding ( Horizon 2020, Life +, COSME, Atlantic
Strategy) and other International Funding opportunities.
– Consultant for strategic international cooperation Initiatives.

-Ocean data analyze

 

Dates

June 2010 – June2013

Name of employer

Oceano XXI – Sea Knowledge and Economy Cluster, Portugal

(www.oceano21.org)

Type of sector

Maritime Cluster

Position held

Executive Officer

Main activities and responsabilities:

  • Organization of national and international events, such as:conferences, seminars and fairs.

  • Logistics & technical main coordination for several bilateral workshops among countries.

  • Mobilize the cooperation between public authorities, companies and r&d institutions.

  • Responsible to foster networking, marketing, internationalization & knowledge transfer.

  • Enhance & boost innovative projects and ideas.

  • Cluster communication representation at international events.

  • Project management as team member and consultant at international projects funding by 7th frame program.

she has a deep knowledge of the portuguese partners involved in sea affairs, namely in the innovation, r&d domains and has close cooperation with other relevant clusters which allows a better interregional cooperation among stakeholders

Dates

June 2006- December 2012

Name of employer

FOR-MAR (www.for-mar.pt/‎ )

Type of business

Maritime affairs Professional Trainning

Position

Teacher

Main activities and responsibilities:

Training Professor of: Meteorology;and Physical Oceanography and Fisheries Management Applications, Assessement of the Impact of Fishing on Biodiversity environmental.

Dates

Jun 2006 – Dez 2009

Name of employer

Faculty of Sciences, University of Oporto

Type of sector

Research

position held

Oceanographer | Remote Sensing Research Technician

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Long term oceanographic and meteorological data analysis & processing
  • Collect and analyze SST and ocean color satellite data,
  • Developing data analysis and visualization software using GIS, IDL, Matlab, SeaDAS, Surfer 8.0, PCI .
  • Characterize large and mesoscale oceanographic spatial and temporal patterns on Northern Atlantic, based on time series SST, Ocean color satellite data.-
  • Compile and organize European satellite information for online Database.
  • Prepare scientific reports for the POCUS (Portuguese Oceanic Coastal zone remote Sensing data) proj.

Dates

March 2006 – August 2006

Name of employer

Institute of Hydraulics and Hydric Resources, University of Porto

Type of sector

Environmental consulting

Position held

Co-Responsible for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Main activities and responsibilities

Scientific Responsible for EIA Report of Water Treatment Station at Matosinhos, Portugal.

 

Oceanographic campaigns

Dates

July 2011

Name of employer

Mission Structure for Sea Affairs (EMAM)

position held

Research Technician

Main activities and responsibilities

Biodiversity & Phisical Oceanography sampling , focus on Portuguese Extension of the. Continental Shelf proj.

Dates

24/11/2001 -01/12/2001 (SIRIA Campaign 2001) | 10/02/2001-11/02/2001 (SIRIA Campaign 2001) |24/11/2000-25/11/2000 (WADI ANA – SIRIA Project)

Name of employer

University of Algarve/ Portuguese Hydrographic Institute

position held

Research Field Technician – Oceanographer data manager

Main activities and responsibilities

Maintain and deploy equipment and analytical techniques including ADCP, CTD, rosette-mounted Niskin bottles sample, sediment sampling using grab and gravity corer, various types of plankton tows, and various chemical analyses of seawater, as well as Ocean Data View and Surfer software.

Dates

July- August 2000

Name of employer

University of Algarve :PRAXIS MAR Project(1), OAERRE –European Union Project (2)

position held

Professional Skiiper(1) |Research Technician (1,2)

Main activities and responsibilities

Drive a small boat, Collect samples with niskin bottles at specific stations on sea, take the samples to the lab on the coast and analyze them for chemical properties as nutrients, suspended matter and primary productivity. Download and analyze CTD data

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Dates

1999-2005

Name of organisation

University of Algarve, Portugal

Title of qualification

Degree (5 years long)Oceanography

Principal subjects

Oceanography, coastal processes &managment, Environmental Impact Acessment, Maritime Policie,

Marine Ecotoxicology , Climate Change & Metereology.

Final Thesis on: Technical-scientific Project on the “Variation of nutrients and metals in the Continental Shelf of the Southern Iberian Peninsula”. (Mark: 17 )

Advanced Pos-graduation Courses

Dates

Aug 2009(1) | Aug 2008 (2)

Name of organisation

ESA, European Space Agency

Principal subjects

(1)2nd Advanced Training course on Ocean Remote Sensing

(2) Earth Observation Summer School on Earth System Monitoring and Modelling

Dates

October 2009

Name of organisation

University of Zagreb

skills covered

Robotic Underwater vehicles –techniques of driving & applications

Dates

Summer 2007

Name of organisation

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Principal subjects

Satellite Remote Sensing Training Course for Biological Oceanographers

Dates

Summer 2002

Name of organisation

CICESE, División de Oceanologia del Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada, Mexico

Principal subjects

Summer Course: Satellite Oceanography 2002

PERSONAL SKILLS

Mother tongue(s)

Portuguese

Other language(s)

UNDERSTANDING SPEAKING WRITING
Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production  

English

C1

C2

C1

C1

C1

Spanish

C1

C2

C1

C1

B1

French

B1

B1

A2

A1

A2

COMMUNICATION & SOCIAL SKILLS

Effective verbal and written communication skills , able to deal with all types of people and situations.

Participated in several summer camps in Portugal & Europe, collaborating in exchange young people & mentoring children.

Member at Young National Council for Environment & Sustainability.

Art activities: Theather, Reading, Music (Guitar, clarinet – elementar level).

Sport activities: Sailing Swimming, Scuba Diving, Hiking, Horse-riding.

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS & Competences

Strong organizational skills applied in project managment, event organization, since first year of university.

 

Member at Young National Council for Environment & Sustainability.

Lider representant of students of Oceanography at Pedagogic Council at University of Algarve.

As member of Leo Club de Matosinhos, was secretary, treasure and Social Director.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Web- Html, XMl, CSS | Design -Inkscape |GIS, IDL, Matlab, SeaDAS, Surfer 8.0, PCI

Notepad ++, MS Office Software, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Mac Os

OTHER SKILLS

Phytoplankton, sedimentary colums samples & Identification experience

Open Water Diver , PADI (2007)

Professional Trainer Certificate, Certificate of Competence- 02/03/2007

Networking Oganizational Certification- 2010

Young Auditor for National Defense , National Defense Institute, since 2005Schoolarships received

DRIVING SKILLS

Boat: Seafarer (1998) | Skipper (2000)

 

Car: Driving Lincense – B Cathegory (2013)

ADITIONAL INFORMATION

PUBLICATIONS | PRESENTATIONS

  • Desafios do mar 2020(2013)- link
  • Ferreira, A. et al. (2009) Database of satellite information for Nordeast Atlantic. ESA .
  • IHRH (2006). Environmental Impact Acessment for Matosinhos Water Treatment Station.
  • Ferreira, A.,et al (2007). Database of satellite information for Northeast Atlantic. Actas da V Conferência Nacional de Cartografia e Geodesia. 331-340 . Lisboa
  • Ferreira, A.(2005). Variation of nutrients and metals in the Continental Shelf of the Southern Iberian Peninsula. Thesis Report. University of Algarve. 50 pp.

Several oralInternational and Nationalpresentations, as executive manager.

PROJECTS

FP7 Project ‘REMCap’ (Resource Efficient Maritime Capacity) |Atlantic Forum strategy | Norway-Portugal Strategic Projects for Marine Affairs| Sea Forum 2011, 2012| POCUS

HONOURS

2006- National Science and Technology Foundation Master Grant/ Department of Applied Mathematics

2002 Grant “Acertate al mar”, in the area of Physical Oceanography, attributed by CICESE – Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada,Research and Investigation Centre, Oceanography Division, Mexico