Maritza Barreto

PhD Marine Sciences University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez 


Research Interests:

Beach studies and coastal planning, coastal geomorphology, sedimentology, coastal management, physical geography, remote sensing.


Courses Taught

Environmental Geology Environmental Planning (graduate level) Natural and Human hazards (graduate level) Coastal Management and Planning

 


Publications:

  1. Morelock, J., Ramirez, W. Barreto, M, 2010, Puerto Rico, chapter in Encyplopedia of World‘s Coastal Landforms: Pergamon Press, Australia, Bird editor.
  2. Morelock, J. and Barreto, M., 2003, An update of coastal erosion in Puerto Rico: Shore and Beach, v.71 n.1, p 7-12. http://geology.uprm.edu/Morelock/clnpaprs.htm
  3. Barreto, M., Natural Resources, Chapter 3, Geography of Puerto Rico:Santillana Editors. 2003.
  4. Barreto, M., Colón J., 2002, Queen conch Geographic Information System for Puerto Rico and US Virgin Island waters. Caribbean Fisheries Management Council, NOAA. Technical Report CFMC.
  5. Norat, J., Matei, H., Barreto, M., 2002, Rio La Plata water quality studies using Remote Sensing techniques (LANDAT ETM).
  6. Morelock, J., Capella, J., García, J.R. and Barreto, M. 2000. Puerto Rico – Seas at the Millennium. In: Sheppard, C.R.C. (ed.) Seas at the Millennium. Oxford Press, London.http://geology.uprm.edu/Morelock/clnpaprs.htm


Contact Information:

maritza.barreto@upr.edu