CARICOOS is the American Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System

Edward Cruz-García

Edward completed a bachelor’s and master’s degree in civil engineering from UPRM. In addition, he has a master’s degree in coastal engineering from the University of Pau and Pays de L’adour, Anglet Campus, France – College STEE. Edward has provided support to CARICOOS from the time he was an undergraduate student to the present. While an undergraduate student he worked on a research that analyzed sediment transport on the coast of Rincon after Hurricane María. In this project, topographic and bathymetric measurements and aerial images were analyzed. In addition, he collaborated in the validation of the numerical model (DELFT 3D), which contributed not only to the CARICOOS research projects but also to research projects of other graduate students of the Department of Engineering. He is currently working for CARICOOS in data analysis as well and providing support in the logistics of deployment and recovery of the buoys.

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