DR. MÁRIO LUIZ GOMES SOARES


Associate Professor of the Oceanography Faculty of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) where he coordinates the Center for Studies in Mangroves (NEMA).

Oceanographer (UERJ) and Doctor in Oceanography (USP), Mário Soares has as main lines of action: (i) mangrove ecology; (ii) structure and dynamics of hypersaline plains associated with mangrove forests; (iii) effects of global changes and climatic variability on the mangrove ecosystem; (iv) impact of oil contamination on the mangrove ecosystem; (v) coastal management; (vi) analysis of the potential for carbon sequestration by mangrove forests.