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Flavia D. S. Moraes


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Research Interests:

Synoptic and Mesoscale Climatology; Physical Geography of the Caribbean; Drought in the insular Caribbean; Teleconnections; Hydroclimatology; Mesoscale Convective Systems in South America

Graduates on the Job Market:
Hired by:
Department of Geosciences at Georgia State University

Ph.D., Department of Geography, University of Georgia (2021)

MS, Department of Geography, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, RS, Brazil (2016)

B.S., Department of Geography, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, RS, Brazil (2014)

B.A., Department of Social Communication (Journalism), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, RS, Brazil (2007)

Dissertation/Thesis Title:
Drought In The Insular Caribbean: Historical And Future Climate Impacts On Water Resources And Agriculture
Of note:
  • 2019 – Awarded Third Place in the 2019 Climate Specialty Group Student Paper Competition at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  • 2018 – Outstanding Teaching Assistant (University of Georgia)
  • 2018 – Best 3-minutes-thesis (3MT) presentation during the Geography Graduate Research Symposium at the University of Georgia.
  • 2014 – Outstanding Undergraduate Student, Geoscience Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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