Joana Neto-Lima

Planetary Scientist and PhD Student in Torrejón de Ardoz, España

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Aquatic Scientist graduate from University of Porto (Universidade do Porto) at the Biomedic Sciences Institute of Abel Salazar (Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar) in Portugal.

Internship at INTA's (Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Aeroespacial) Center of Astrobiology (Centro de Astrobiologia) in Madrid - Spain on the Department of Planetology and Habitability.

Currently developing work in Serpentinization and Methane Formation under the influence of metallic alloys on planetary surfaces.

On her free time develops activities related with scientific outreach both in collaboration with the Department of Scientific Outreach of the Center of Astrobiology and a internet-based plataform in Portuguese called Astrobiologia PT (

Currently working with portuguese schools to bring planetary science and astrobiology to students.

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    • Centro de Astrobiologia