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Carlota Escutia Dotti

Protection of the Environment
Curriculum Vitae

Doctor in Marine Sciences. She is a scientific researcher at the Andalusian Institute of Marine Sciences. the Earth (IACT)-Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), with a doctorate in Marine Sciences. Previously, he held positions at Stanford University, the Service United States Geological Survey and the Ocean Drilling Program of the University of Texas A&M. His research focuses on unraveling the impact of environmental conditions changes in the Antarctic ice sheets, the Southern Ocean and the biota. As Principal Investigator in 26 research projects, including leadership of the revolutionary Expedition 318 of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) with more than 29 scientists from 13 countries, has made pioneering discoveries about the loss of mass of the Antarctic ice sheet/sea ice, global sea level rise and changes in oceanographic circulation in warmer environmental conditions than current ones, which They have been published in more than 100 articles in prestigious magazines and books. As co-leader of the multidisciplinary Scientific Programs of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) "Past Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics" and "Antarctic Climate Evolution", has contributed to advance the understanding of the past dynamics of the Antarctic ice sheet and its interactions with the global climate system. He has held high-level positions within the IODP Program, as vice president of the Science Support and Advisory Committee.

Fallo del jurado

For their pioneering contributions to our understanding of environmental conditions changes in the Antarctic ice sheets, the Southern Ocean and biota and their impact on the global climate system. As Principal Investigator in numerous projects research, including leadership of the groundbreaking Integrated Ocean Expedition 318 Drilling Program (IODP), which have been instrumental in advancing our knowledge of the dynamics of the Antarctic ice sheet and the importance of atmospheric dioxide levels of carbon (CO2) in the glacial history of the Cenozoic. Her scientific leadership also includes positions as coordinator of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research (SCAR) and Spanish representative in the Antarctic Treaty Organization. Click on his image if you want to see his interview

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