Alex Bastos is Professor in Marine Geology at Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil since 2004. Received his PhD from the University of Southampton/National Oceanography Centre, UK, in 2003. His background is in marine sedimentology, ocean mapping and stratigraphy and he combines these scientific realms to investigate the sedimentary and geomorphological record of sea-level and climate changes and submarine geomorphology such as seabed habitat and paleolandscapes.