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. He has provided support to CARICOOS from the time he was an undergraduate student to the present. While an undergraduate student he worked on research that examined sediment transport on the coast of Rincon after Hurricane María. As part of this project, he analyzed topographic and bathymetric measurements and aerial images. In addition, he collaborated in the validation of the numerical model (DELFT 3D), which contributed not only to CARICOOS research projects but also to other research projects of graduate students of the Department of Engineering. He is currently working for CARICOOS in data analysis and providing support in the logistics of deployment and recovery of the buoys.

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