Vanessa Leal Pires

Vanessa Pires graduated in Marine Biology in 2011 and concluded her Master in Marine Ecology in 2012, both at Lisbon University. Currently is collaborating with the Crustacean and Zooplankton Laboratory (IPMA), focusing her work on the compilation of a data base integrating a series of large-scale and long–term surveys to analyze the composition and dynamics of zooplankton communities along the Portuguese coast. Previous collaboration with the Marine Ecophysiology and Climate Change Assessment group at Cascais, Portugal, resulted in the participation and publication of studies in the fields of Thermal Biology and Deep–Sea research.