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Universidade de Aveiro, departamento de Ambiente e Ordenamento

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UA-DAO

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The Department of Environment and Planning (DAO) members have considerable expertise in the various fields of environmental management and planning as well as urban and rural development and planning. DAO is one of the central pillars of the UAVR’s R&D Unit, Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM). The Planning and Management of Natural Resources Group (GPGRN) has a long-standing record of research into hydrological, soil erosional and land degradational impacts of forest wildfires, socio-economic dimension of land degradation and deserfication perception studies of environmental hazards.

The group has a large research experience in Mediterranean and semi-arid environments through research projects in the European Mediterranean and North Africa. The group will focus on the impacts of forest fires and depopulation processes upon desertification.

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www.ua.pt

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Universidade de Aveiro, Departamento Ambiente e Ordenamento

Campus Universitário de Santiago

3810-193 Aveiro

Portugal

Fax: +351.234 429 290

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Prof. Dr. Celeste de Oliveira Alves Coelho

Tel: +351 234 370 200

Ext: 22611

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Coordinating several EU and Portuguese Government funded research and development projects. Pioneer in the study of erosion and hydrological processes in the forest and rangeland areas in Portugal.


Prof. Dr. Filomena Martins

Tel: +351 234 370 200

Ext: 22614

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Associate Professor participating in six EU-funded projects and twelve nationally funded projects. Specialist in socio-economic assessment and participative approaches.


Ing. Anne-Karine Boulet

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Ext: 22614

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Agronomic Engineer, studying in the field hydrologic physical process related with land use changes, soil degradation and desertification. Participating in several European funded projects.


Dr. Sandra Valente

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Ext: 22641

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Urban and Regional planning specialist, with special interest in the water resources management, risk social perception and local development. Participating in several European funded projects.


João Soares
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Ext.: 22641
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Environmental engineer, with a Master in Environmental Engineering (Thesis title: Strategic Environmental Assessment: methodological discussion of its application). Special interest in: land degradation, soil erosion, desertification and stakeholders’ involvement.
 
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