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Graduate Program in Tropical Aquatic Systems

Santa Cruz State University - UESC

Federal University of Southern Bahia - UFSB

Ilhéus/Porto Seguro - Bahia, Brazil


About us

The Graduate Program in Tropical Aquatic Systems (PPGSAT) is an academic master's program jointly offered by the Federal University of Southern Bahia (UFSB) and the State University of Santa Cruz (UESC).

The Program plays a crucial role in promoting scientific research in the aquatic field, as well as in teaching and extension activities that support the sustainable development of the southeastern region of the State of Bahia, where it is located.




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Research Lines


Ecology of Tropical Aquatic Communities and Ecosystems

This research line involves the descriptive, dynamic, and/or functional characterization of biological processes operating in ...

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Photo: Prof. Rodolfo Mariano. Laboratory of Aquatic Organisms - LOA, PPGSAT-UESC.


Natural Resource Management, Environmental Impact Diagnosis, and Remediation

This research line involves the development of projects aimed at providing support for the rational use of aquatic natural resources...

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Photo: Prof. Edson Vieira. Marine Ecology, PPGSAT-UESC.


What PPGSAT Alumni Say

"PPGSAT provided me with the best immersion in the academic world that I could have wished for! The professors were always supportive, my classmates always willing to help, and the website and secretariat were facilitators when we had doubts and issues to resolve... I am and will always be grateful for the education I received here."

Jeniffer de Barros Cabral

 PhD Candidate at PPG Zoology - UESC

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Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC)
Campus Prof. Soane Nazaré de Andrade, Km 16 – Rodovia Jorge Amado, Sala 01EA – 1º andar Pavilhão Max de Menezes
CEP: 45.662-900 – Ilhéus-Bahia-Brasil.

Universidade Federal Sul da Bahia (UFSB)
Praça José Bastos, s/n - Centro, Itabuna - BA, 45600-923

Rodovia BR-367 Km 10 Zona Rural. CEP: 45810-000.

Porto Seguro - Bahia - Brasil

Phone: (73) 3680-5381 - Fax: (73) 3680-5381.

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