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ForChange Research Team

ForChange: Forest ecosystem management under global change

Research Team and Contacts:

  Researchers current research areas Contact
Brigite Roxo 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
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
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
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

 

  Colaborating Researchers current research areas Contact
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
  Maria Manuela Melo Oliveira   mmo@uevora.pt
Pedro Ochôa de Carvalho Forest governance and policy          ORCID
pedroochoa@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

  Doctoral students current research areas Contact
Alexandra Nunes Use of new technologies to determine the yield of pine nuts in stone pine 
 
         
xanavnunes@isa.ulisboa.pt
Diogo Cosenza Forest modelling; Forest management and planning; Airborne Laser Scanning; Forest optimization; Artificial intelligence applications          ORCID
dncosenza@gmail.com
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          
jcrous@isa.ulisboa.pt
Juan Guerra-Hernandez Remote sensing; Forest inventory; Airborne laser scanning; Photogrammetry; GIS          ORCID
juanguerra@isa.ulisboa.pt
Marco Marto Forest decision support systems; Forest statistical modelling and planning; Forest economics and management; Programming          ORCID       
marcovmarto@isa.ulisboa.pt
Marlene Marques Forest management and planning; Ecosystem Services; Multiple Objectives; Group Decision Making; GIS          ORCID
marlenegm@isa.ulisboa.pt
Ricardo Mateus Multicriteria decision analysis; Optimization; Mathematical programming; Data mining; Forest management; Operations research          ORCID
rmateus@isa.ulisboa.pt
Sonia P Faias Forest inventory; Forest modelling; Forest management; Model implementation (programming)          ORCID
soniapf@isa.ulisboa.pt
Paulo Firmino Forest Inventory; Cork; Cork oak modelling; UAVs; Pine wilt disease

        ORCID
pnfirmino@gmail.com

 

  Research Assistants current research areas Contact
 Jean Magalhões
GIS (Geographic Information System); Cartography;   Forest Inventory.
jeanmagalhaes@isa.ulisboa.pt
Patrícia Pécurto  Forest management and planning, Ecosystem services, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing applied to the territorial management  ppecurto@isa.ulisboa.pt
Raquel Almeida Agroforestry, AFINET, dissemination, comunication, events, translation, review. 

 rpalmeida@isa.ulisboa.pt  

Carlos Caldas Forest economics. Forest management and planning. Forest sector models., Ecosystem services ORCID carloscaldas@isa.ulisboa.pt
Sandra Veloso Intra and inter-specific competition in the cork oak system; Ecophysiology          ORCID
sveloso@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

 

Secretariat  ASSISTANTS

Management Contact
Ágata Lam ForChange Group alam@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

 

co-coordinator / Secretariat

MANAGEMENT CONTACT
Catarina Tavares

Erasmus Mundus Master  - MEDfOR

ctavares@isa.ulisboa.pt