Research Interests

  • Coastal oceanography
  • Submesoscale processes
  • Wind-driven mean circulation and baroclinic instability on the continental shelf
  • Effects of deep ocean forcing mechanisms on the coastal ocean
  • Cross-shelf exchange processes in different regional settings (e.g., in the Antarctic marginal seas)
  • Regional oceanography of the western South Atlantic
  • Boundary current systems


  • B.S., University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • M.S., University of São Paulo, Brazil