Carla Freitas

Carla Freitas

Scientific Profile

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Carla Freitas is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Marine Research in Norway and Research Collaborator at MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre.

Carla has a PhD degree in Biology at the University of Tromsø (Norway). She has postdoctoral experience both from Norway (Norwegian Polar Institute and University of Agder) and Portugal (Oceanic Observatory of Madeira). Carla works with spatial ecology and the functional role of top predators in marine ecosystems.

Main Research Interests

Spatial ecology; habitat selection; biotelemetry; ecosystem services; top predators; marine mammals; sea turtles; marine fish

MARE Research Groups

Coastal Systems and Ocean

MARE Thematic Line(s)

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning

Technological Tools for Exploration and Monitoring