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ForEco Research Team

ForEco: Forest ecology

Research Team and Contacts:

  Researchers                Current research areas Contact
Akli Ait Benali Remote sensing; Environment; Fire-Human relations; Fire spread Modelling; Uncertainty estimation                aklibenali@gmail.com
Alexandra Correia Climate change impacts in Mediterranean woody species; Carbon fluxes in the soil-vegetation-atmosphere interface; P. pinea; Q. suber                       alexandrac@isa.ulisboa.pt
Ana Sá Fire spread modeling, fire regime properties and land use change using satellite data and GIS analysis                 
anasa@isa.ulisboa.pt
Carla Nogueira Drought and multiple nutrient effects on diversity, productivity and ecosystem C fluxes of a Mediterranean grassland                carla.a.nogueira@gmail.com
Duarte Oom Remote sensing; global pyrogeography; fire regime characterization; global burned area algorithms                duarte.oom@gmail.com
Fernanda Valente Mathematical modelling in hydrology and micrometeorology                fvalente@isa.ulisboa.pt
Fernando G Monteiro Earth and environmental sciences (soil science, pedology)                fgmonteiro@isa.ulisboa.pt
Filipe Costa e Silva Carbon and water fluxes in Mediterranean ecossystems; tree ecophysiology                filipecs@isa.ulisboa.pt
João Costa e Silva Quantitative, evolutionary and population genetics with focus on the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources                        jces@isa.ulisboa.pt
João M N Silva Vegetation fires. Greenhouse gas emissions from biomass burning. Land use/cover mapping. Remote sensing. Field spectroradiometry. Adaptation to climate change.                joaosilva@isa.ulisboa.pt
João Santos Pereira Plant responses to stress and climate change; Carbon balance of the ecosystem; Decline of forests and mitigation of CO2 emissions                jspereira@isa.ulisboa.pt
Jorge Soares David Catchment hydrology, ecohydrology, tree transpiration, interception loss, water movement inside trees (tree hydraulics)                soaresdavid@isa.ulisboa.pt
José Carlos Rodrigues High-throughput phenotyping characterization of lignocellulosics by FTIR/NIR, analytical pyrolysis and chemometrics                jocarod@isa.ulisboa.pt
José M Cardoso Pereira Global and regional pyrogeography; Fire ecology; Remote sensing               jmcpereira@isa.ulisboa.pt
Manuel Madeira Earth and environmental sciences (soil science, natural resources management)               mavmadeira@isa.ulisboa.pt
Manuel L Campagnolo Remote sensing; image processing; pattern recognition               mlc@isa.ulisboa.pt
Maria C Caldeira Ecosystem ecology and tree ecophysiology. Drought effects on ecosystem carbon and water balance. Ecosystem and tree resilience to drought.               mcaldeira@isa.ulisboa.pt
Maria Helena Almeida Plant production; forest genetics; adaptability               nica@isa.ulisboa.pt
Maria João Martins Applied mathematics to ecology and biology; Estimation in extreme value theory; Computational statistics; Numerical methods              mjmartins@isa.ulisboa.pt
Maria J P Vasconcelos                  maria.perestrelo@gmail.com
Maria Margarida Ribeiro Population genetics; natural resources conservation; forest tree improvement                mataide@ipcb.pt
Marjan Jongen Productivity and biodiversity in sown pastures; Application of remote sensing technologies as a decision support tool for management of sown pastures                marjanjongen@isa.ulisboa.pt
Patrícia M Alexandre Wildfires; wildland urban interface; spatial modeling; spatial analysis; building loss to wildfires                
palexandre@isa.ulisboa.pt
  Pedro Silva Applied mathematical research to Ecology and Biology; fundamental mathematical research                        pcsilva@isa.ulisboa.pt
Raquel Lobo-do-Vale Tree ecophysiology; tree responses to drought and warming, including extreme events                raquelvale@isa.ulisboa.pt
Rita Costa Genetics and genomics of woody species; plant biotechnology; breeding for resistance to biotic stresses; molecular markers                rita.lcosta@iniav.pt
Sofia Cerasoli Spectral vegetation indices for stress monitoring in Mediterranean forests; Trees response to climate change, including extreme events; Carbon balance at leaf and tree scale.                sofiac@isa.ulisboa.pt
Teresa Soares David Ecophysiology and Ecohydrology; plant water relations; tree hydraulics; drought; roots                teresa.david@iniav.pt
Tiago Monteiro-Henriques Native (Quercus spp.) forest regeneration, clustering of vegetation data; bioclimatological mapping                       
tmh@isa.ulisboa.pt
Tiago Oliveira Wildfire risk management; risk governance; technology, policy and management                toliveira@isa.ulisboa.pt
Xavier Lecomte Land use and ecosystem functioning; Plant-animal interactions, grazing and browsing; shrub encroachment; carbon sequestration and fire behavior; soil nutrient cycling                xlecomte@isa.ulisboa.pt
Yannick Le Page Global vegetation fire modeling; Integrated Natural-Human system assessments; land use change and impacts; Agro-ecological zoning.                lepagey@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

  Colaborating Researchers current research areas Contact
  Ana Carla Madeira    
  Catarina Moura   cmoura@ci.uc.pt
  Fernando Leite Pereira                  
flpereira@ipcb.pt
  Francisco Abreu   fgabreu@isa.ulisboa.pt
  João Carreiras           
j.carreiras@sheffield.ac.uk
  John Gash   jhg@ceh.ac.uk
Jorge Orestes Cerdeira Mathematical models for biodiversity conservation                
jo.cerdeira@fct.unl.pt
  Maria da Graça Abrantes   graca@isa.ulisboa.pt
Maria do Carmo Horta Soil science; Fertilization; Plant nutrition; Sustainable management of P fertilizers; Use of biosolids and compost as fertilizers                
carmoh@ipcb.pt
Maria João Gaspar          
mjgaspar@utad.pt
Maria Madalena Fonseca Earth and environmental sciences (soil science; geology; mineralogy; mineralogical study of soil fractions by XRD analysis)               
madfons@isa.ulisboa.pt
  Nuno Borralho   nunoborralho@sapo.pt
  Nuno Cortez   nunocortez@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

  Doctoral students current research areas Contact
Ana Paula Rodrigues Plant ecophysiology: responses to abiotic stress (plant physiology, biochemistry and metabolomics).                anadr@isa.ulisboa.pt
Ana Raquel Rodrigues Earth and environmental sciences; Agroforestry systems management and soil quality monitoring; Soil C and N fluxes and dynamics        arfelizardo@isa.ulisboa.pt
  António Correia           
ahcorreia@isa.ulisboa.pt
Melanie Häusler Remote sensing; Modelling surface energy fluxes over drought and fire affected areas; Monitoring evapotranspiration                
blomel@blomel.net
Teresa Sampaio Quantitative genetics; Statistical modeling applied to forest genetics.                tsampaio@isa.ulisboa.pt

 

 

  Research Assistants CURRENT RESEARCH AREAS Contact
Carla Faria Plant production techniques; forest genetic improvement; conservation of genetic resources; environmental education carlafaria@isa.ulisboa.pt