Carmen is a marine ecologist researching coastal wetlands, with a focus on seagrass meadows. Her research goal is to advance in the ecological knowledge of these ecosystems to support their conservation. She believes that sharing the scientific knowledge amongst scientists, managers, policy-makers, and society will end in better conservation and restoration of coastal marine ecosystems. Carmen is enthusiastic about fieldwork and scientific diving. She set up this website to present her research and as a way to contact her.