Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Brazil
Universidade Federal Fluminense – Fluminense Federal University (UFF) The Fluminense Federal University was created in 1960 as the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UFERJ). It originated from the incorporation of the Federal Schools of Pharmacy, Odontology and Law School (1912), Medicine (1926) and Veterinary Medicine (1936); (1944), Social Service (1945), Engineering (1952), and other two, private, Economic Sciences (1942) and Philosophy (1947). After being federalized and incorporated, this union was renamed Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF – Fluminense Federal University). The mission of UFF is to produce, disseminate and apply knowledge and culture in a critical and socially referenced way.
The Institute of Gesciences has three undergraduated courses: Geography, Geophysics and Environmental Sciences, and two post-graduated courses: Geography and Ocean and Earth Dynamics. The main focus in terms of research lies in geotcenologies, coastal environments and global change.
Research Projects in Natural Resources Management
- Climate, global changes and challenges: from past to future
- FEDBACKS global inequalities and societies
BSc, MSc and Doctoral Programs relevant to CNRD
Activities in capacity development relevant to CNRD
- Field Research in Physical Geography