Dr. Jose Carlos Caetano Xavier

Conference title:
Antarctic marine science: Relevance, status and future challenges


Jose Xavier (Cambridge University, PhD) is based at the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and in the British Antarctic Survey (UK), focusing on Oceans research, Climate change, Policy making, and Education and Outreach. José is member in various Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) advisory and expert groups related to science and education, as well as in the Scientific Committee of ICED program (Integrating Climate and Ecosystems Dynamics in the Southern Ocean). José is the Head of the Delegation of Portugal at the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings (ATCM) and the youngest scientist to be awarded the prestigious Marta T. Muse award for his substantial contribution to Antarctic science and policy. Still highly active with APECS, as member of the APECS Advisory Committee and a coordinating member of the Antarctic Treaty Intersessional Contact Group on Education and Outreach..

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