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Researcher

Australian Institute of Marine Sciences, Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre, The University of Western Australia (M096), Crawley WA 6009

Email 
l.ferreira@aims.gov.au
Phone 
+61 8 6369 4002

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Current activities

Luciana is a postdoctoral reasearcher at the Australian Institute of Marine Science. She is currently working as part of the species mapping and modelling component of the Northern Seascapes project (A12).

Background

Luciana's research interests fall mainly within the spatial and movement ecology of marine megafauna (sharks, turtles, whales) and the application of ecological and statistical models to describe and predict movement and distribution of species, and to determine environmental drivers and overlap with potential threats.

Academic qualifications 

Bachelor of Science (Oceanography) from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande

Master of Science (Oceanography) from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Doctor of Philosophy (Marine Ecology) from University of Western Australia

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