Uxía López-Dóriga graduated in Marine Sciences in 2013 at Vigo University, Spain. Obtained her MSc in Cádiz University, where she specialized in Oceanography. In 2015 worked as a research fellow in the Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) at the University of Algarve (Portugal). Currently, she is doing her PhD Thesis entitled The influence of climate change on the risk landscape of the Catalan coast, under the supervision of Prof. José A. Jiménez at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC-BarcelonaTech). Her research interest include coastal processes, beach management, climate change and adaptation measures.