Thiago dos Santos

Meteorologist/Data scientist and consultant

Embrapa Agricultural Informatics


Thiago V. dos Santos is a researcher in land and atmospheric sience. His research interests include weather models, satellite images, vegetation models, climate change, data visualization and the effect of climate in people's lives.

After spending a few years in the United States pursuing his PhD and gaining some postdoctoral training, he currently works as a data consultant for the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) at the University of Campinas (Unicamp).


  • Biosphere-atmosphere interactions
  • Environmental modeling
  • Remote sensing
  • Climate change
  • Data visualization
  • Big Data analysis


  • PhD in Land and Atmospheric Science, 2017

    University of Minnesota

  • MSc in Remote Sensing, 2009

    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

  • BSc in Meteorology, 2006

    Universidade Federal de Alagoas

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