Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
24 Colovos Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824
Ricardo is pursuing a PhD in Ocean Engineering at UNH with interest on satellite-derived bathymetry. He is also a Brazilian Navy Officer and has some experience on cartographic databases maintenance, raster/paper chart/ENC production, spatial ETL, GIS, riverine surveys, etc. Ricardo holds a M. Eng in Computer Engineering (Geomatics) from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ, 2009) and completed his thesis on “Geodetic or Rhumb Line Polygon Area Calculation over the WGS-84 Datum Ellipsoid.” He holds a B. Eng in Cartographic Engineering from UERJ (2003). Ricardo lives in Durham with his wife and his little daughter. He mostly enjoys spending all his free time with his family.