Volunteer/ External Researcher
Ana Paula has a degree in Geography from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and holds a master’s degree in Geography and Environment from the same university. In her master’s she focused on geomorphology, analysing the gully erosion process impacts on the landscape evolution. She also has experience in payment for hydrological ecosystem services (PES) and PES monitoring and she is involved in an applied research on Nature based Solutions related to water issues. She is also a project and research assistant at the International Institute for Sustainability, supplying academic support to the Professional Masters in Sustainability Science (PUC-Rio).