Graduated in Geophysical Sciences from the Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon in 1963; did the meteorologist ‘s stage to National Weather Service in 1964; collaborated on the Unit Mathematical Forecasting Weather National Weather Service (1970-1979); was deputy director of the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (1988-1990). Was Professor for 38 years at FCUL, which formed in 1991, the Group of Meteorology / Climatology, Department of Physics and Institute of Applied Science and Technology ( ICAT ). Professor at U. Évora until 2008. In 2007 creates the sub – group ASC_ICAAM – “Water, Soil and Climate” at the Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Mediterranean, and its coordinator until April/2012 . Since November 2013, joins the Group ‘s WSM_CCICAAM ( Soil and Water Management and Climate Change); participated in more than two dozen projects (national, European and African ) and has published over a hundred scientific articles . Among other organizations, is a member of the World Programme of Research on Climate (WCRP) of the World Meteorological Organization ( WMO), Geneva .
At present, its main area of research focuses on climate variability and its impacts on regional modeling scenarios, the physics of clouds and precipitation in atmosphere dynamics in hydroclimatology and ecohydrology.
Integrated Researchers of the R&D Unit
with PhD degree