Dr Adriano Pimentel is a volcanologist at the Research Institute for Volcanology and Risk Assessment (IVAR) of the University of the Azores. Adriano's main research areas are explosive volcanism, physical volcanology, igneous petrology, and volcanic hazard assessment, with an interest in ocean island volcanoes and particularly in the geology of the Azores. He has over 11 years of experience working on seismovolcanic monitoring at the Centre for Information and Seismovolcanic Surveillance of the Azores (CIVISA), where he has followed several seismic crises and collaborated on more than 60 technical-scientific reports.
In the last 20 years, he participated in 15 scientific projects, with regional, national, and international funding, which included fieldwork on several volcanic islands (the Azores, Canary Islands, and Cape Verde) and oceanographic missions on the North Atlantic. He has published 33 ISI scientific articles, 7 book chapters, and 1 book, and has more than 70 contributions presented at scientific conferences.