Vanda Brotas (PhD)

Senior Researcher at MARE/FCiências.ID, full professor at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, and visiting professor in the Plymouth Marine Laboratory. Marine biologist with a broad experience in topics related to marine ecology, including spatio-temporal dynamics of marine phytoplankton, phenology of the phytoplankton spring bloom and validation of satellite ocean colour with in situ data. She has been the PI of several Portuguese-funded projects and the Portuguese representative of EU-funded projects and European Space Agency projects.