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Prof. Dr. Taciana Albuquerque

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Prof. Albuquerque received her B.S. in Meteorology from Federal University of Alagoas, UFAL, (2003), M. Sc. in Meteorology (2005), and a Ph.D. in Meteorology from University of São Paulo (2010). She is a professor in the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). Prof. Albuquerque's research areas are air Quality, focusing on urban pollution, photochemistry modeling, including emissions, ozone and PM formation. She researched on urban regions estimating the efficiency of emission control policies on improving air quality using numerical models.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Tercio Ambrizzi

Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Prof. Ambrizzi is professor at the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil. He is the coordinator of INCLINE at USP's Center for Research on Climate Change. Furthermore, he is a titular member of the Brazilian Academy
of Sciences. His work areas are Atmospheric Sciences, with emphasis on
Dynamic Meteorology, Numerical Modeling and Climate Change. Nowadays he is deputy director of the Institute of Energy and Environment, USP.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Guy Brasseur

Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie

Prof. Brasseur studied physics and telecommunications at the Free University of Brussels. He was Coordinating Lead Author for the 4th Assessment Report (WG-1) of the IPCC. In 2009, he became the founding Director of the Climate Service Center Hamburg. He head of the Environmental Modeling Group at MPI-M. His scientific interests are Global Change, climate variability and change, chemistry-climate relations, biosphere-atmosphere interactions, stratospheric ozone depletion, global air pollution. He has led the development of complex models, including MOZART, a community-model for global atmospheric chemistry.

Germany

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Dr. Chou Sin Chan

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)

Dr. Chou Sin Chan holds a Bachelor's in Meteorology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a Master's in Meteorology from the National Institute for Space Research, and a Ph.D. in Meteorology from the University of Reading, UK. She is a Tier III researcher at the Division of Numerical Modeling of Earth System at the National Institute for Space Research, focusing her work on Numerical Modeling of the Atmosphere, mainly on developing the Eta Model for forecasting the weather, climate, and climate change.

Brazil

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Ediclê de Souza Fernandes Duarte

Universidade de Évora

Dr. Ediclê Duarte works as a postdoc at the University of Évora, Portugal and is interested in atmospheric chemistry with a focus on air quality, urban traffic, fire emissions and numerical model development. He holds a PhD in Climate Sciences, focusing on urban air pollution in the metropolitan region of São Paulo. Today he continues contributing to finding solutions to make cities more sustainable and resilient to climate change. He will contribute to the INCT Klimapolis project by collaborating with studies of urban climate and air pollution, through data monitoring and analysis, modeling, and chemical in-situ and remote sensing data assimilation.

Portugal

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Edmilson Dias de Freitas

Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Prof. Freitas received his PhD in Meteorology from the University of São Paulo. He is a full professor at the department of Atmospheric Sciences of IAG-USP, focusing on Applied Meteorology and acting in the specific fields of Agriculture Meteorology, Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions, and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere. He has worked on urban regions and their interactions with the surrounding areas and associated atmospheric circulations, including the application of model results to public policy establishment and actions of civil protection.

Brazil

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Dr. Helber Barros Gomes

Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL)

Prof. Helber received his BSc in Meteorology at Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL) in 2005, MSc in Meteorology (2008) and PhD in Meteorology (2012) at the University of São Paulo. He currently holds the position of Adjunct Professor at the institute of Atmospheric Sciences (ICAT/UFAL). He is the coordinator of the Atmospheric and Climate Dynamics Group (DINAC/ICAT/UFAL), working in the area of climate dynamics, numerical modelling and climate change, with emphasis on the tropical region.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Judith Hoelzemann

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norto (UFRN)

Prof. Judith Hoelzemann holds a PhD from the International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modeling and a Postdoc from FAPESP (INPE). She has been an Associate Professor at the Department of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences and Graduate Program in Climate Sciences at UFRN since 2011. She is group leader for the Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry research laboratory and a member of the International Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution (iCACGP). Her research interests include impact studies of urban air emissions and vegetation fires through air quality models and the assimilation and analysis of remote sensing and in-situ data.

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Prof. Dr. Ana Paula Koury

USJT / Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Prof. Ana Paula Koury was a Fulbright visiting professor of the Global Cities Chair at The City College of New York (2016). She leads the Lab Itaim Paulista, a Klimapolis pilot initiative based on Real World Laboratory carried out in partnership with the Secretariats of Climate Change and Urban Development of São Paulo and with the council district of Itaim Paulista. 

Brazil

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Orivaldo P. Lopes Jr.

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

Orivaldo Lopes Jr. graduated in Social Sciences (2003) and holds a master’s degree in theology and Social Sciences, follwowed by a postdoctoral at Università degli Study di Padova. His areas of knowledge are social sciences of religion, Epistemology and the Public Sphere. He is atenure professor at Humanitas Institute (UFRN) and coordinator of the “Our common Future Platform”.

Brazil

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Prof. Regina Maura de Miranda

Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Prof. Regina Miranda has worked at the School of Arts,
Sciences and Humanities (EACH) at the University of São Paulo since 2010, working on research projects and disciplines related to the environment, sustainability, health and society. She received her Ph.D. in Meteorology from the University of São Paulo in 2001. Prof. Miranda´s research areas are atmospheric sciences, focusing on urban air pollution monitoring and characterization, aerosol optical properties, air quality and human health.

Brazil

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Prof. Leonardo de Faria Peres

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

Prof. Peres received his B.Sc. degree in Meteorology from the University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 2000 and a PhD degree in physics, with a specialization in meteorology, from the University of Lisbon in 2005, and is a full Professor at the Department of Meteorology, UFRJ. His research activities focus on the impacts of drought and hot extreme events on human health and vegetation fires, the urban heat island phenomenon, inverse problems, and the use of remote sensing data to retrieve atmospheric and surface parameters (e.g., land-surface temperature and emissivity, burned area and heatfluxes).

Brazil

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Rosmeri Porfírio da Rocha

Universidade de São Paulo

Prof. da Rocha holds a master's degree in Meteorology (1992) from the University of São Paulo and a PhD (1999) in Meteorology from the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE). She is a professor of "Departamento de Ciências Atmosféricas" at the University of São Paulo, teaching mainly Atmospheric Dynamics and Climatology. Her main research focuses are atmospheric numerical models, regional climate simulations (contact point of CORDEX South America), climatology, climate change, and studies related to the cyclonic activity and their impacts over South America and the South Atlantic Ocean.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Paulo Saldiva

University of São Paulo

Prof. Dr. Paulo Saldiva is a full Professor at the Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of São Paulo (FMUSP). He has investigated air pollution's health effects for over 25 years, including experimental, epidemiological, and clinical studies, and has been a pioneer in Minimally Invasive Autopsy during the COVID-19 Pandemic (SARS-CoV-2).

Brazil

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Prof. Antje Stokmann

HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU)

Prof. Stokman is a landscape architect and professor of landscape architecture and landscape planning at the HafenCity University in Hamburg. In her research, she deals with interdisciplinary issues relating to the climate-adapted transformation of buildings, bodies of water, and infrastructure into livable urban and landscape areas to integrate ecological, infrastructural, social, and aesthetic requirements.

Germany

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Dr. Victor Ventura

Superintendência de Administraçã do Meio Ambiente da Paraíba

Doctor in Law from Hamburg University and former general Attorney of Superintendence of Environmental Administration (Sudema/PB). He is currently an attorney at Humberto Bezerra LLP, responsible for Environmental and Urban Law, with experience in various environmental law cases and urban and rural law, including due diligence and consultancy, international dispute settlement, litigation, and legal research.

Brazil

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Dr. Cathrin Zengerling

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität

Dr. Zengerling studied law in Münster, Madrid, and Hamburg, focusing on environmental and planning law, European law, and international law. She worked as a trainee lawyer at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the Hamburg Authority for Urban Development and the Environment, and the United Nations in Geneva. In 2006 she received her Master of Laws degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. From January 2008 to April 2011, she was a research assistant at the HCU and did her doctorate on an international environmental law topic at the University of Hamburg.

Germany

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Gerson Paiva Almeida

Universidade Estadual do Ceará

Dr. G. Almeida has a PhD degree in Physics and his research activities have dealt with atmospheric physics, with main concern on the development of bin cloud models. At present, alongside his on-going research on cloud models, he is carrying out work specifically on measurements and characterization of Cloud Condensation Nuclei (CCN) in Brazil.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Maria de Fatima Andrade

Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Prof. Fatima is a full Professor at the Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of São Paulo. She holds a Master's and a PhD in Physics from the University of São Paulo (1993). She completed a post-doctorate at the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) in 1994 and has experience in Geosciences, with an emphasis on Atmospheric Pollution, working mainly on the topics: Atmospheric chemistry, photochemical models, atmospheric aerosols, air quality models, and receivers.

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Dr. Lino Augusto Sander De Carvalho

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

Dr. Lino Augusto Sander de Carvalho received his PhD degree in Remote Sensing from the National Institute for Space Research in 2016. He is Adjunct Professor at the Meteorology Department at UFRJ. His research activities focus on remote sensing image processing, applications of satellite images and geographic information system for environmental monitoring of inland water bodies and coastal areas, radiative transfer processes and measurements of optical properties of water bodies and their applications/impact in limnology and geosciences processes. He is currently funded by the FAPERJ Young Scientist Fellowship.

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Prof. Leila da Costa Ferreira

Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)

Prof. Leila Ferreira holds a B.Sc. in Ecology, a master's in Sociology, and a PhD in Social Sciences from the State University of Campinas (1992). Professor at Unicamp since 1989, she did a Post-Doctorate at the University of Texas / USA in Public Policy and Environment and a Post-Doctorate at the University of York / England in Social Theory and Environment. She has experience in the field of Sociology, with an emphasis on Environmental Sociology, working mainly on the following topics: Environmental sociology, sustainability, environmental issues, and social theory.

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PD Dr. Hendrik Elbern

Rheinisches Institut für Umweltforschung (RIU)

Dr. Elbern holds a PhD from the University of Cologne. PostDoc, chemistry modeling group EURAD, Cologne. Since 1994 founder and coordinator of the chemical data assimilation at the Rhenish Institute for Environmental Research. Since 1995 he was continuously active as PI in joint scientific projects of the European Commission FP4-Horizon 2020, national projects BMBF, German Science Foundation, Federal and State Environmental Agencies. With his group he pioneered data assimilation and inversion for reactive atmospheric chemistry and air quality. Additional affiliation 2008-2019 Group leader Inverse and Regional Modelling at Research Centre Jülich, ICG-2.

Germany

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Fröhle

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)

Prof. Dr.-Ing Peter Fröhle studied civil engineering with a specialization in hydraulic engineering at the University of Hanover. After his PhD, he worked as a researcher at the institute of hydraulic engineering of the University of Rostock, leading the department in coastal engineering. Presently, he is the director of the institute of river and coastal engineering at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), where his research focuses on planning, assessment and operation of hydro-engineering installations in the context of coastal protection.

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Dr. Elisa Valentin Goulart

Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES)

Prof. Goulart received her B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Espirito Santo (UFES) in 2004, and M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering (2007) and a Ph.D. in Meteorology from the University of Reading (UK) in 2012. She is Professor at the Department of Environmental Engineering at the Federal University of Espirito Santo (UFES). Her research areas are dispersion in urban areas, simple network models and air quality.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Pedro Roberto Jacobi

Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Prof. Jacobi is a professor at the Institute of Energy and Environment, University of São Paulo. He is a researcher at the Institute of Advanced Studies and a research fellow at INCLINE, Regional Network on Climate Change and Decision Making/Unitwin. He is editor of the journal Ambiente & Sociedade/Anppas/Brazil since 1997. Since 2011, he is the president of the board of Local Governments for Sustainability -ICLEI- South America. His research focuses on urban sustainability, water governance, metropolitan governance and climate change, solid waste and sanitation, socio-environmental governance, social learning and education for sustainability.

Brazil

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João Bosco Verçosa Leal Junior

State University of Ceará

Dr. João Bosco holds a B.Sc. degree in General and Fundamental Physics from the Federal University of Ceará (1994), a M.Sc. degree in Physics from the Federal University of Ceará (1998), and a PhD in Physics from the Federal University of Ceará (2003). He is currently an Associate Professor at the State University of Ceará (UECE). He has experience in the areas of Physics and Geosciences, with emphasis on Atmospheric Physics, working mainly on the following topics: Numerical modeling of the atmosphere, micrometeorology, cloud microphysics, wind energy and statistical physics.

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Prof. Dr. Leila Martins

Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (UTFPr)

Prof. Martins is a full professor of Sociology at the Institute of Philosophy and Human Sciences at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). She is a senior researcher at NEPAM-UNICAMP, and is currently Vice President of the Commission on Ecological Change and Environmental Justice. She is a member of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and the Associate Faculty of the Earth System Governance Project (Future Earth).

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Prof. Cristiano Prestrelo de Oliveira

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

Prof. Prestrelo received his B.S. in Meteorology from the Federal University of Alagoas, UFAL, (2005), M. Sc. in Meteorology from the National Institute for Space Research, INPE (2006) and PhD in Meteorology from the University of São Paulo (2009). He is Adjunct Professor at the Department of Atmospheric and Climatic Sciences (DCAC-UFDN), Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. He has been working with observations and regional climate modelling of climate variability and changes and their regional and local impacts.

Brazil

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Zoraide Souza Pessoa

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

Prof. Zoraide Pessoa holds a Ph.D. in Environment and Society from the State University of Campinas (2012), a Master's (2003), and an undergraduate bachelor's (2000) in Social Sciences from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. She is currently an associate professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte at the Department of Public Policy Management and a researcher collaborator of the Center for Socio-environmental and Territorial Studies (NESAT) and the Study Group in Environmental Management at the State University of Rio Grande do Norte.

Brazil

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Dr. Nilton Évora do Rosário

Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)

Prof. do Rosario received his B.Sc. in Meteorology (2001), M.Sc. in Meteorology (2007), and PhD in Meteorology from the University of São Paulo (2011). He is Professor at the Department of Environmental Science at the Federal University of Sao Paulo (Unifesp). Prof. do Rosario's research areas are atmosphere remote sensing and atmospheric radiative transfer, focusing on aerosols climate radiative effects monitoring and modelling, in the context of urban and biomass burning regions.

Brazil

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Emerson Mariano da Silva

State University of Ceará

Emerson da Silva graduated with a master’s in Meteorology (UFCG – 1999, 2001) and PhD in Civil engineering – Area of knowledge in Water Resources (UFC – 2007). He is Associate Professor at the State University of Ceará (UECE) and coordinator of the Professional PPG in Climatology and Applications.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Jean Leite Tavares

IFRN

Prof. Jean Tavares holds a degree in Civil Engineering (1998), a Master's degree in Sanitary Engineering/Water Resources from the Federal University of Paraíba (Campina Grande - 2000), and a Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering (Fortaleza - 2014). He is a Full Professor of the Academic Board of Natural Resources of the Federal Institute of Education, Science, and Technology of Rio Grande do Norte - IFRN, Natal campus.

Brazil

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Prof. Martin Wickel

HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU)

Prof. Wickel studied law first in Bremen and later in Frankfurt and passed the 1st state examination in law in 1992. In 1995 he received his doctorate in "grandfathering in environmental law." In 1996 he participated in the British Council's European Young Lawyers Scheme and studied at the College of Law em Londres. In 1998 he was admitted to the bar. In the same year, he studied further at the University of Michigan, which he completed in 1999 with a Master of Laws. Afterwards, he worked as a research assistant at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. Since 2009, he has been a member of the Nature Conservation Council of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.

Germany

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Prof. Venerando Eustáquio Amaro

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)

Prof. Amaro received his PhD in Geosciences, Mineral Resources and Hydrogeology from the University of São Paulo (1998). Since 1990, he is professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) and Head of the Laboratory of Applied Geotechnology, Coastal and Oceanic Modelling (GNOMO). His research focuses on coastal and estuarine morphodynamics, numerical modelling of shallow marine hydrodynamics, risk and impacts of climate emergency on mass movements, coastal erosion and flooding in cities and coastal environments.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Renato Anelli

Universidade de São Paulo - São Carlos (USP-SC)

Prof. Renato Anelli is an Urbanist Architect (FAU PUCC, 1982), holding a Master's degree in History (IFCH UNICAMP, 1990) and a Ph.D. in History of Architecture and Urbanism (FAU USP, 1995). He is a Professor of Urbanism in the Graduate Program at FAU Mackenzie and a CNPq's researcher, leading the project "Infrastructure networks as an urban strategy - The role of infrastructure networks in reducing the vulnerabilities of Brazilian cities to climate change."

Brazil

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Laura Ceneviva

Green and Environment Municipal Cabinet

Laura Ceneviva is an architect and urban planner. She holds a master of Science in Urban Environmental Structures from the Faculty of Urbanism and Architecture of the University of São Paulo. She is an expert in Regional and Urban Planning from the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. Ceneviva is the coordinator of the Technical Advisory board on Climate Change at the São Paulo Secretariat for the Green and the Environment.

Brazil

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Dr. Carlos Antonio Costa dos Santos

Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG)

Dr. dos Santos holds a M.Sc. in Meteorology in the area of meso- and large-scale Meteorology. He completed a PhD in Meteorology at the Federal University of Campina Grande, with a sandwich period at Utah State University, where, under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Neale, he developed research in the application and validation of remote sensing algorithms in agricultural and forestry activities, working with the Eddy Covariance technique and Bowen ratio. He has experience in the field of Geosciences, with an emphasis on Climatology, Radiation, Agrometeorology, Micrometeorology and Remote Sensing.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Anita Engels

Universität Hamburg (UHH)

Prof. Engels is a sociologist by training. She has done research on climate change and society since the mid 1990s, with a focus on societal discourses on climate change, climate governance at national and municipal levels, carbon management in companies, and transdisciplinary research in urban realworld labs. She studied and gained her PhD in Bielefeld, Germany, and started working at Universität Hamburg in 2005. Since 2009 she is full professor in Hamburg. Currently, she serves as the German Co-Director of the Klimapolis Network.

Germany

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Dr. Adriana Gioda

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)

Prof. Adriana has a degree in Industrial Chemistry, a Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM-RS), and a Ph.D. in Organic/Analytical Chemistry from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (LADETEC/IQ/UFRJ). She has experience in Chemistry, with emphasis on Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, working mainly on the following topics: Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality, Toxicological Chemistry, and Atmospheric Chemistry

Brazil

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Eduardo Gonçalves Gresse

Universität Hamburg

Dr. Gresse holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Hamburg, Germany (2020). He works as postdoctoral researcher at the Cluster of Excellence CLICCS at the University of Hamburg. There, he currently coordinates the synthesis project and is co-editor of the cluster's flagship publication “Hamburg Climate Futures Outlook”. In his PhD he investigated the sense-making and social engagement of non-state actors with the 2030 Agenda in Brazil. His research interests include Sustainable Development Governance, Climate Futures, and Brazilian Studies.

Germany

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Martin Kohler

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW)

Martin Kohler is coordinator of the ahoi.digital Network of Labs, researcher at the CSTI and lecturer in urban photography at the HafenCity University, Hamburg and teaches „Understanding Knowledge“ at Leuphana University in Lüneburg. He holds a diploma in Landscape Architecture from the University Hanover. At the CSTI fields of research are transdisciplinary knowledge transfer, creative computing and the digital city. He has a profound experience in organizing and conducting international workshops in the realms of urban complexity and worked for multiple international universities.

Germany

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Dr. Renata Libonati

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

Dr. Libonati is Assistant Professor at the Department of Meteorology at UFRJ, and part of the Forest Ecology Group of the Institute of Agronomy (Portugal) and of the Instituto Dom Luiz. She is core member of the WMO Expert Team on Climate Monitoring and Assessment and Associate Member of the Team on Satellite Utilization and Products. She researches remote sensing of active fires and burned areas, the recovery of vegetation after wildfires, meteorological conditions associated to extreme events and how these are related to human health and vegetation fires. She is currently funded by FAPERJ Young Scientist Fellowship and by CNPQ Productivity Grant.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Jorge Alberto Martins

Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (UTFPr)

Prof. Martins holds a PhD in Meteorology from the University of São Paulo, with an internship at the Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg. He works as a professor at the Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering and at the Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering in the Federal Technological University of Paraná - UTFPR. He has experience in Physical Meteorology and Hydrology, working mainly on air pollution, aerosol-cloud-precipitation interaction, hail storms, atmospheric and hydrological modeling of human-induced activities.

Brazil

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Prof. Dr. Jean Ometto

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)

Prof. Ometto has been a Senior Researcher at the National Institute for Space Research since 2009 and Head of the Strategic Projects Division (DIP3). He is a full professor at the PPG in Earth System Science (CST/INPE). He works in several initiatives and institutions, such as Vice Coordinator of the Brazilian Research Network on Global Climate Change (Rede CLIMA,); Coordinator of the AdaptaBrasil MCTI Platform; Technical Coordinator of the Cerrado Vegetation Coverage Monitoring Project, Forest Investment Program (FIP).

Brazil

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Dr. Armelle Remedio

Climate Service Center Germany / Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon

Dr. Remedio holds a degree in Physics with Computer Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University, a diploma for Earth System Physics from the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, and a PhD in Meteorology from the International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling and University of Hamburg. She is a Senior Climate Scientist at the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon. Her main research focuses are dynamical downscaling methods, regional climate simulations, climate change and climate services.

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Prof. Dr. Meiry Sayuri Sakomoto

FUNCEME

Prof. Meiry Sakomoto holds a Master's and Doctor's degree in Meteorology from the University of São Paulo. She developed a thesis on the mesoscale convective systems observed in South America. She is currently a researcher at the Ceará Meteorology and Water Resources Foundation (FUNCEME) and is responsible for the Foundation's Meteorology Management. She has experience in Geosciences, with an emphasis on Meteorology, satellite meteorology, mesoscale meteorology and numerical modeling.

Brazil

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Wilson Cabral de Sousa Junior

Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica - ITA

Wilson Cabral de Sousa is an oceanographer with a M.Sc. degree in Remote Sensing and a PhD in Economics. He is a Full Professor at the Aeronautics Institute of Technology (Brazil), Lead of the Department of Water Resources and Environment, and has been working on the following subjects: Water resources, ecological economics, climate change and sustainability.

Brazil

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Andre Luiz Lopes Toledo

IFRN

Andre Toledo has a PhD in energy planning, focusing on sustainable mobility, sustainable infrastructure, renewable energies, green buildings and carbon emissions. He is a professor in an Environmental Master Program (PpgUSRN), and also works as the Civil Engineering academic Coordinator.

Brazil

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Dr. Rita Ynoue

Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Prof. Ynoue holds a master's degree in Meteorology (1999), a PhD in Meteorology from the University of São Paulo (2004) and is currently a professor at the University of São Paulo. Prof. Ynoue's research areas are (i) Atmospheric Chemistry, focusing on urban pollution, photochemistry modelling, including emissions, ozone, urban aerosols, and size distribution of particulate material, and (ii) synoptic meteorology, with an emphasis on numerical modeling.

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