Violeta Sanjuan Calzado, Senior Scientist

Contact Info

Ocean Biology Processing Group
NASA GSFC, Code 616
8800 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20771
Phone: 3012860674

Research Interests

Ocean Optics. Optical data acquisitions and data processing protocols. QA/QC protocols. Radiative transfer modeling. Bio-optical modeling. Platform and sensor development.


Dr. Sanjuan Calzado graduated in 2009 with a PhD in Ocean Optics at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, supervised by Prof. Ian Robinson. In 2009, she began working at the NATO Underwater Research Center, NURC (now CMRE) as a Post Doctoral Scientist, and in 2014, she started working as a Research Scientist. From 2015-2019, she led the Ocean Optics Program at NATO developing and executing the scientific program, leading sea trials and advising the Scientific Committee at NATO. She joined GESTAR/USRA in 2019.