Maiara Mendes
Researcher - BA

Maiara is graduated in Geography and Environment at PUC-RIO and now is currently a master student in Biodiversity Management at Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden. She has an interest in and dedication to knowledge of environmental issues, in particular Physical geography, interdisciplinary aspects of soil science, Land use, ecosystem services (mainly carbon and water) and reforestation. She has experience as an intern and PIBIC studentship at Embrapa Solos, making the analysis of water retention in the soil by different methods of soil samples in the main soil classes of coffee trees regions in the state of Rio de Janeiro.She is currently involved with literature review, data collection and tabulation to a project that seeks to understand how soils influence the process of regeneration / restoration of the Atlantic Forests.

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