Erica Cruz, one of the most renowned experts in underwater acoustics in Portugal, has joined blueOASIS as of 1st of December 2021.
She has a MSc in Marine Ecology, with specialization in underwater noise impacts on marine life, and has worked 9 years in the field. Erica has been active in several flagship projects such as WaveRoller Peniche, WindFloat 1 and WindFloat Atlantic. She promoted and coordinated the first portuguese joint initiative for the implementation of Marine Strategy Framework, the jUMP project. More recently, she was the project manager of SOUNDS, which culminated in a EMSA-report on the status of continuous underwater noise from shipping.
At blueOASIS we count on her to coordinate all environmental and underwater acoustics work. Welcome Erica!