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Paula Núñez studied Civil Engineering (2006-2011) at the Universidad deCantabria (Spain) and the Master in Coastal and Port Engineering (2011-2013) taught by the Department of Water and Environmental Sciences and Techniques of the same university (Title of the TFM: “Development of an operational oceanography system in the Bay of Belfast, UK”). Currently, thanks to the support of the Institute of Environmental Hydraulics (IHCantabria), she is developing his Doctoral Thesis “Transport of plastic waste due to tidal asymmetry and waves. Application in estuarine environments” at the Universidad de Cantabria.


Development of planning tools and operational models at local scales for assisting in the management of oil spills.
Development of methodologies for the identification of the most likely areas to accumulate marine litter in estuaries and bays.
Study of morphodynamic evolution and the effects of climate change in estuarine environments.