INTER-AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON ENVIRONMENTAL DATA ACCESS
Ph. D. in Meterorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Senior Scientist at the Brazilian Institute of Space Research (INPE). Director of INPE's Center for Weather Forecasting and Climate Studies - CPTEC (1991-2003). Program Scientist for the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Research interests in tropical meteorology, climate modeling, biosphere- atmosphre interactions.