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Summer@LSTS 2020 – Class #3 with Leonardo Marques da Cruz (PROOCEANO)

Summer@LSTS 2020 continued on August 20th, 2020, 1-2 PM UTC, with Leonardo Marques da Cruz, who presented “Autonomous Marine Vehicles and their Applications in Operational Oceanography: Experience in Brazilian Waters.”

Leonardo Marques da Cruz is an oceanographer graduated from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). He has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in the area of ​​Computational Modeling in Environmental Engineering and a PhD student on Ocean Engineering at COPPE/UFRJ. Leonardo is one of the founding partners of PROOCEANO and currently he is one of the company’s directors.

PROOCEANO is a technology-based Brazilian company focused on offshore and coastal oceanography, water bodies and environment. Created in 2004 in Rio de Janeiro, spinoff of research laboratories in oceanic modeling, it provides services mainly to the offshore Oil & Gas industry in the areas of operational oceanography, data collection, numerical modeling, environmental risk analysis and ocean data analysis. PROOCEANO also has a strong presence in Research, Development and Innovation; it led and participated in several R&D projects financed by companies and institutions in collaboration with universities and national and foreign research institutes. Since 2012, PROOCEANO has been part of the CLS Group, based in Toulouse, France. CLS is a subsidiary of the French Space Agency (CNES).

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