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PhD Candidate
Oceanography Department
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Fabio De Leo espanhaenglishportugues

RV ‘Prof. W. Besnard of IOUSP

Pisces IV from HURL


1996-1999 - Bachelor in Biological Sciences at the Federal University of São Carlos- UFSCar, SP,Brazil

2001-2003 - Masters in Biological Oceanography by the Oceanographic Institute of the University of São Paulo - IOUSP, SP, Brazil

2006 - in progress - PhD candidate: School of the Ocean and Earth Science and Technology - SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI, USA. CAPES/Fulbright grantee (Prof. Craig R. Smith, advisor)


Research and professional interests

- Marine benthic ecology and dynamics

- Coastal and Marine pollution (monitoring programs)

- Modeling marine ecosystems

- Deep-Sea benthic ecology and biodiversity

- Ecology and biodiversity of submarine canyons

- Marine fisheries management and conservation

- Design and management of Marine Protected Areas (MPA's)

- Environmental legislation and marine policy

- Climate change effects on Marine ecosystems