Awarded Student in USA


Sara Cardigos, student of the Masters in Marine and Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Aveiro won the third place in the “Student Poster Competition”, promoted by Oceans 2018 that took place in Charleston (USA), between October 22nd and 25th.

The poster entitled "Using LAUVs in highly dynamic environments: influence of the tidal estuarine outflow in the thermocline structure” focus on the Sado estuary, a highly dynamic area. The data that allowed the characterization of the vertical water column based on salinity and temperature values was collected using LSTS LAUV´s during REP 17 and the SaVel exercises.

The development of this study counted with the orientation of João Miguel Dias from CESAM, Renato Mendes from CESAM and CIIMAR and collaboration of João Borges de Sousa and António Sérgio Ferreira from LSTS.