David Carvalho

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David Carvalho

  • Research Scientist
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Positions/Employment

    1/2016 - Present

    Research Scientist

    USRA, NASA GMAO (Global Modeling and Assimilation office) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
    4/2015 - 12/2015

    Post Doctoral fellow

    Group of Emissions, Modelling and Climate Change (GEMAC), integrated into the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), Environment and Planning Department of the University of Aveiro, Portugal

    Post Doctoral fellow on the project “CLICURB - Urban Atmospheric Quality, Climate Change and Resilience”.

    3/2011 - 12/2014

    PhD fellow

    Physics Department, Aveiro University

    Thesis: “Wind energy resource modelling in Portugal and its future large-scale alteration due to anthropogenic induced climate changes”.
     

    6/2008 - 2/2011

    Renewable Energy Project Manager

    INEGI – Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management, University of Porto (Portugal)

    Research in wind power and wind prediction; weather and wind prediction using mesoscale and microscale models; planning, performance and maintenance of wind farms; data assimilation and management; interaction with clients and investors in the wind power field.

    Education

    2014 – Doctorate (PhD.) In Physics (MAP-Fis Joint Doctoral Programme, sub-area of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography) by Porto, Aveiro and Minho Universities, Portugal. Thesis title: Wind energy resource modelling in Portugal and its future large-scale alteration due to anthropogenic induced climate changes.

    2009 – Master (MSc.) in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography by Aveiro University, , Portugal.. Thesis title: Optimization of the numerical weather prediction model WRF in the context of the modelling and prediction of wind power production.

    2008 – Degree in Environmental Engineering by Aveiro University, Portugal.

    2007 – Degree in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography by Aveiro University, Portugal.

    Other Professional Information

    Total number of published peer-reviewed papers: 13

    H-index: 9 (source: Scopus)

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2017. "Potential impacts of climate change on European wind energy resource under the CMIP5 future climate projections." Renewable Energy, 101: 29-40 [10.1016/j.renene.2016.08.036]

    Monteiro, A., C. Gama, M. Cândido, et al. I. Ribeiro, D. Carvalho, and M. Lopes. 2016. "Investigating ozone high levels and the role of sea breeze on its transport." Atmospheric Pollution Research, 7 (2): 339-347 [10.1016/j.apr.2015.10.013]

    Rafael, S., H. Martins, E. Sá, et al. D. Carvalho, C. Borrego, and M. Lopes. 2016. "Influence of urban resilience measures in the magnitude and behaviour of energy fluxes in the city of Porto (Portugal) under a climate change scenario." Science of The Total Environment, 566-567: 1500-1510 [10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.037]

    Carvalho, D., H. Martins, M. Marta-Almeida, A. Rocha, and C. Borrego. 2016. "Urban resilience to future urban heat waves under a climate change scenario: A case study for Porto urban area (Portugal)." Urban Climate, [10.1016/j.uclim.2016.11.005]

    Alvarez, I., M. Gomez-Gesteira, M. deCastro, and D. Carvalho. 2014. "Comparison of different wind products and buoy wind data with seasonality and interannual climate variability in the southern Bay of Biscay (2000–2009)." Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 106: 38-48 [10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.09.028]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2014. "Comparison of reanalyzed, analyzed, satellite-retrieved and NWP modelled winds with buoy data along the Iberian Peninsula coast." Remote Sensing of Environment, 152: 480-492 [10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.017]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2014. "Sensitivity of the WRF model wind simulation and wind energy production estimates to planetary boundary layer parameterizations for onshore and offshore areas in the Iberian Peninsula." Applied Energy, 135: 234-246 [10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.08.082]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2014. "Offshore wind energy resource simulation forced by different reanalyses: Comparison with observed data in the Iberian Peninsula." Applied Energy, 134: 57-64 [10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.08.018]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, I. Alvarez, and C. Silva Santos. 2013. "Comparison between CCMP, QuikSCAT and buoy winds along the Iberian Peninsula coast." Remote Sensing of Environment, 137: 173-183 [10.1016/j.rse.2013.06.005]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2017. "Potential impacts of climate change on European wind energy resource under the CMIP5 future climate projections." Renewable Energy 101 29-40 [10.1016/j.renene.2016.08.036]

    Monteiro, A., C. Gama, M. Cândido, et al. I. Ribeiro, D. Carvalho, and M. Lopes. 2016. "Investigating ozone high levels and the role of sea breeze on its transport." Atmospheric Pollution Research 7 (2): 339-347 [10.1016/j.apr.2015.10.013]

    Rafael, S., H. Martins, E. Sá, et al. D. Carvalho, C. Borrego, and M. Lopes. 2016. "Influence of urban resilience measures in the magnitude and behaviour of energy fluxes in the city of Porto (Portugal) under a climate change scenario." Science of The Total Environment 566-567 1500-1510 [10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.037]

    Carvalho, D., H. Martins, M. Marta-Almeida, A. Rocha, and C. Borrego. 2016. "Urban resilience to future urban heat waves under a climate change scenario: A case study for Porto urban area (Portugal)." Urban Climate [10.1016/j.uclim.2016.11.005]

    Alvarez, I., M. Gomez-Gesteira, M. deCastro, and D. Carvalho. 2014. "Comparison of different wind products and buoy wind data with seasonality and interannual climate variability in the southern Bay of Biscay (2000–2009)." Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 106 38-48 [10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.09.028]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2014. "Comparison of reanalyzed, analyzed, satellite-retrieved and NWP modelled winds with buoy data along the Iberian Peninsula coast." Remote Sensing of Environment 152 480-492 [10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.017]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2014. "Sensitivity of the WRF model wind simulation and wind energy production estimates to planetary boundary layer parameterizations for onshore and offshore areas in the Iberian Peninsula." Applied Energy 135 234-246 [10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.08.082]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, and C. Silva Santos. 2014. "Offshore wind energy resource simulation forced by different reanalyses: Comparison with observed data in the Iberian Peninsula." Applied Energy 134 57-64 [10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.08.018]

    Carvalho, D., A. Rocha, M. Gómez-Gesteira, I. Alvarez, and C. Silva Santos. 2013. "Comparison between CCMP, QuikSCAT and buoy winds along the Iberian Peninsula coast." Remote Sensing of Environment 137 173-183 [10.1016/j.rse.2013.06.005]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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