laura.zoffoli

laura     

Dr.  LAURA ZOFFOLI

EDUCATION
PhD, 2014,  National Institute for Space Research, Remote Sensing
MSc, 2009,  Fluminense Federal University, Marine Biology
BSc, 2006,  Buenos Aires University, Biology

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Ocean color, remote sensing, ecosystem functioning, shallow waters, primary production, phytoplankton ecology

WORK EXPERIENCE
PostDoc Research Fellow, University of Massachusetts Boston, present
Integrant of the scientific committee of the SABIA-Mar mission, Brazilian Space Agency, 2014-2015
Project Execution Petrobras TC CENPES MAM “Environmental characterization of strategic marine areas”, National Institute for Space Research, 2014-2015
National Institute for Space Research, Remote Sensing Ph. D., 2010-2014

PUBLICATIONS
Articles
Zoffoli, Maria Laura; Kandus, Patricia; Madanes, Nora; Calvo, Daniel. Seasonal and interannual analysis of wetlands in South America using NOAA-AVHRR NDVI time series: the case of the Parana Delta Region. Landscape Ecology (2008) 23, 833-848; doi: 10.1007/s10980-008-9240-9
Zoffoli, Maria Laura; Frouin, Robert, Kampel, Milton. Water Column Correction for Coral Reef Studies by Remote Sensing. Sensors (2014), 14, 16881-16931; doi:10.3390/s140916881

Technical production
Kampel, M., Dall Cortivo, F., Valério, L., Freitas, L. B., Zoffoli, M. L., Rudorff, N., Caracterização espectral e evolução temporal da pluma do rio Doce, 2014, 29 pp, Research Report.
Kampel, M., Dall Cortivo, F., Valério, L., Freitas, L. B., Zoffoli, M. L., Rudorff, N., Distribuição dos constituintes bio-ópticos e comparação dos dados in situ e de satélite (match-ups) na Bacia do Espírito Santo, 2014, 37 pp. Research Report.

Publications in annals of events
Bottom type mapping of the Abrolhos Coral Reef Bank using high-resolution WorldView-2 satellite imagery. Zoffoli, M.L., Kampel, M., Frouin, R. Anais XVII Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto – SBSR, João Pessoa, PB, Brazil, April 25th to 29th 2015, INPE p. 4247-4254
Temporal characterization of the diffuse attenuation coefficient in Abrolhos Coral Reef Bank, Brazil. Zoffoli, M.L., Kampel, M., Frouin, R. Anais XVI Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto – SBSR, Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil, April 13th to 18th 2013, INPE p.7856-7863
Caracterização da pluma de sedimentos do rio Doce (ES) utilizando dados TM – Landsat 5. Zoffoli, M.L., Kampel, M., Fonseca, L.M.G. Anais XV Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto – SBSR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil, April 30th to May 5th 2011, INPE p.5025-5031
Contribución de series temporales de NDVI NOAA/AVHRR al análisis funcional en Humedales. Zoffoli, M.L., Madanes, N., Kandus, P. Anais XVI Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto – Florianópolis, Brazil, April 21th to 26th 2007, INPE p.6299-6306

Participation in International Courses
IOCCG Summer Lecture Series 2014 “Frontiers in Ocean Optics and Ocean Colour Science”,
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, 21 July to 2 August 2014.