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ForChange Research Team

ForChange: Forest ecosystem management under global change

Research Team and Contacts:

Researchers current research areas Contact

Brigite Botequim

Forest and fire management planning; Fire-adapted silviculture; Fire behaviour modelling and simulators; DSS for fuel management sensitivity analysis; Forest dynamics disturbance modelling.

    ORCID
bbotequim@isa.ulisboa.pt

Carla S. Pimentel

Population ecology; Adaptive management; Climatic impacts; Forest insects and pathogens impact.

    ORCID
carlapimentel@isa.ulisboa.pt

Joana Amaral Paulo

Forest ecology and management; Cork and cork oak modelling; Forest inventory; Forest biometry; New and traditional agroforestry systems; Statistical analysis; Rural development.

    ORCID  
joanaap@isa.ulisboa.pt

José G. Borges

Forest resources management and conservation; Forest resources economics; Forest planning; Analysis of benefit/cost and ecosystem services trade-off; Risk and uncertainty; Operations research; DSS.

    ORCID  
joseborges@isa.ulisboa.pt

Margarida Tomé

Forest resources inventory; Forest models (empirical and process-based).

    ORCID  
magatome@isa.ulisboa.pt

Paula Soares

Forest inventory; Drones; Empirical Growth models; Process based-models; Biomass; Silvicultural systems.

    ORCID  
paulasoares@isa.ulisboa.pt

Pedro Ochôa
de Carvalho

Forest governance and policy

    ORCID
pedroochoa@isa.ulisboa.pt 

Susana Barreiro

Forest inventory; Empirical and process-based forest models; Forest simulators; Forest management.

    ORCID
smb@isa.ulisboa.pt

Susete Marques

Fire risk and damage models; forest management planning; multiple criteria optimization; trade-off analysis.

    ORCID
smarques@isa.ulisboa.pt

Felipe Silva 

Vale do Sousa; ecosystem  services; forest simulators;  multiple-criteria  methods;  decision  support  system; forest management planning; data acquisition, treatment and validation; PostgreSQL databases.    felipethalles@isa.ulisboa.pt
 

Diana Santos

Value-chain analysis, ecosystem services, non-wood forest products, wild food products.

  dianaisasantos@isa.ulisboa.pt  

 

Colaborating Researchers current research areas Contact

Joao H. N. Palma

Process-based modelling; Agroforestry systems; Climate change; GIS; Model implementation (programming); High power computing for large datasets     ORCID  
joaopalma@isa.ulisboa.pt

Jordi Garcia-Gonzalo

Forest planning and economics; Optimization; Adaptive management; Multi-objective optimization; Decision support systems.

    ORCID  
jordigarcia@isa.ulisboa.pt

José Sousa Uva

 

Forest inventory

         
jose.uva@gmail.com

Juan Guerra-Hernandez

Remote sensing; Forest inventory; Airborne laser scanning; Photogrammetry; GIS.

    ORCID
juanguerra@isa.ulisboa.pt
 

Manuela Melo Oliveira

  mmo@uevora.pt

Teresa Fonseca

Forest Inventory, Silviculture, Modelling, Simulators, Forest Management, Stand Dynamics (regeneration, growth and mortality) tfonseca@utad.pt

Marco Marto

Forest decision support systems; Forest statistical modelling and planning; Forest economics and management; Programming     ORCID  
marcovmarto@isa.ulisboa.pt

Carlos Caldas

Forest economics. Forest management and planning. Forest sector models., Ecosystem services.

 ORCID carloscaldas@isa.ulisboa.pt
Emin Zeki BAŞKENT Forest ecosystem management and conservation; Forest planning; Characterizing ecosystem services; Forest modeling and dynamics; Non-wood forest products management; Operations research; DSS; Spatial Planning; Geographic Information Systems ORCID

 

Doctoral students current research areas Contact

Alexandra Nunes

Use of new technologies to determine the yield of pine nuts in stone pine.

 
 
    ORCID    
xanavnunes@isa.ulisboa.pt

Diogo Cosenza

Forest modelling; Forest management and planning; Airborne Laser Scanning; Forest optimization; Artificial intelligence applications.

    ORCID
dncosenza@isa.ulisboa.pt

João Rua

Forest modelling; Green barriers; Disturbances; Forest simulators; Landscape Ecology

    ORCID
jcprua@isa.ulisboa.pt

João E. P. Silva

Forest inventory; Stone pine forest modelling

    ORCID
jepsilva@isa.ulisboa.pt

Josep
Crous-Duran

Agroforestry systems; Modelling ecosystem services; Process-based models; Quantification and economic/sustainable valuation.

    ORCID 
jcrous@isa.ulisboa.pt

Marija Cosovic

Harmonisation of forest management scenarios and biodiversity conservation in Vale de Sousa     ORCID 
marijacosovic@isa.ulisboa.pt

Marlene Marques

Forest management and planning; Ecosystem Services; Multiple Objectives; Group Decision Making; GIS.

    ORCID
marlenegm@isa.ulisboa.pt

Muha Abdullah Al Pavel

Country level simulations of selected ecosystem services from maritime pine in Portugal under alternative management and climate scenario using the PREBAS model   ORCID
maapavel@isa.ulisboa.pt

Paulo Firmino

Forest Inventory; Cork; Cork oak modelling; UAVs; Pine wilt disease.

 

   ORCID
pnfirmino@isa.ulisboa.pt

Sonia P. Faias

Forest inventory; Forest modelling; Forest management; Model implementation (programming)

    ORCID
soniapf@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

Research Assistants current research areas Contact

Jean Magalhães                  

Sistemas de Informações Geográficas; Cartografia; Inventário Florestal
   ORCID
jeanmagalhaes@isa.ulisboa.pt

Olha Nahorna

 Forest Management and Planning, Forest Modelling, Forest Ecosystem Services.

  ORCID

olhanahorna@isa.ulisboa.pt

Logan Bigham

Payments for ecosystem services; auction methods; forest resources management and conservation loganrbingham@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

co-coordinator / secretariat management contact

Catarina
Tavares

Erasmus Mundus Master  - MEDfOR ctavares@isa.ulisboa.pt
 

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