Aline holds a degree and a Master´s degree in Geography and Environment at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Currently, she is a PhD student in Geography at the same institution with a doctoral stay in the School of Environment Science at University of East Anglia (UK). She is research assistant at International Institute for Sustainability (IIS) and integrates research groups as Applied Soil Science (PUC-Rio), Centre for Conservation and Sustainability Science of Rio (CSRio) and Landscape Studies Centre (PUC-Rio). She has experience in the areas of environmental history, historical ecology, soil science and forest restoration of the Atlantic Forest. She has been worked in soil characterization and evaluation/valuation of soil ecosystem services projects of agricultural, cattle ranching and forest.