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Dr Rafael C. Carvalho

Lecturer in Spatial and Environmental Sciences

  • SMAH - School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • GeoQuEST Research Centre -

Overview


Rafael is a Physical Geographer with a research focus on coastal sedimentology and geomorphology, water resources and marine conservation. He has more than 15 years of experience in GIS, Remote Sensing and Cartography applied to the following environments: Coral Reefs, Beaches, Estuaries, Rock Platforms, Continental Shelves and Coastal Catchments

Research Overview


    • Siliciclastic and Carbonate sediments and depositional environments
    • Costal processes and modelling
    • Application of GIS and Remote Sensing to the coastal zone
    • Beach, estuarine and coral reef monitoring
    • Python Programming and Internet of Things (IoT) 

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


    • GIS/Remote Sensing
    • Coastal Morphodynamics
    • Habitat Mapping
    • Sediment Budgets
    • Hydrodynamic Modelling

Education And Training


  • B Science (Hon) in Geography, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Instituto de Geociencias, Site suitability for artificial reef development in Todos os Santos Bay, Brazil, using GIS
  • M.S. in Geology, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Instituto de Geociencias, Coral reefs and Marine Protection Areas in the state of Bahia: a geoenvironmental analysis
  • Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Sediment Budget of the Shoalhaven Coastal Compartment

Full Name


  • Rafael Cabral Carvalho

Mailing Address


  • Northfields avenue, University of Wollongong

    Bld41. G28

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Research Overview


    • Siliciclastic and Carbonate sediments and depositional environments
    • Costal processes and modelling
    • Application of GIS and Remote Sensing to the coastal zone
    • Beach, estuarine and coral reef monitoring
    • Python Programming and Internet of Things (IoT) 

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


    • GIS/Remote Sensing
    • Coastal Morphodynamics
    • Habitat Mapping
    • Sediment Budgets
    • Hydrodynamic Modelling

Education And Training


  • B Science (Hon) in Geography, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Instituto de Geociencias, Site suitability for artificial reef development in Todos os Santos Bay, Brazil, using GIS
  • M.S. in Geology, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Instituto de Geociencias, Coral reefs and Marine Protection Areas in the state of Bahia: a geoenvironmental analysis
  • Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Sediment Budget of the Shoalhaven Coastal Compartment

Full Name


  • Rafael Cabral Carvalho

Mailing Address


  • Northfields avenue, University of Wollongong

    Bld41. G28

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Geographic Focus