Vanda Brotas

Address: Instituto de Oceanografia Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Campo Grande, 1749–016 Lisboa, Portugal Telephone: +351 21 750 0156 Fax: +351 21-750-0009 E-mail: www:  
Short Biography: 

Vanda Brotas is Full Professor in the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. She was the Director of the Center of Oceanography between 2004 and 2006. Currently, her research is mainly focused on phytoplankton ecology and dynamics assessed through HPLC and remote sensing.


Center of Oceanography (CO)

The Centro de Oceanografia (CO) is a multidisciplinary research unit of the national R&D system, whose main host institution is the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), the other host institution of this Centre being the University of Évora (UE).

The main research lines of the Centro de Oceanografia are the following: 

Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon (FCUL)

The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon was established by decree of 19th April 1911. From its establishment until 1985, the year the Faculty was transferred to the new facilities at Campo Grande, the Faculty of Sciences was based in the building where the Polytechnic School (Escola Politécnica) used to be. Before this School, since the beginning of the 17th century, other cultural and scientific preeminent institutions were settled there.


Center of Oceanography

C. Sá, D. D’Alimonte, A. Brito, T. Kajiyama, C. R. Mendes, V. J., P. B. Oliveira, J. C. B. da Silva, V., Vitorino, and V. Brotas, “Validation of Standard and Alternative Satellite Ocean-Colour Chlorophyll Products off Western Iberia,” Remote Sens. Environ., 2014, under revision