Paulo Alexandre Martins Fernandes Full Member

BIO

Name: Paulo Alexandre Martins Fernandes

Aggregation: Full Member

Orcid ID: 0000-0003-0336-4398

Email: pfern@utad.pt

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Publications

Climate change impact on future wildfire danger and activity in southern Europe: a review.
Dupuy, Jean-luc; Fargeon, Hélène; Martin-StPaul, Nicolas; Pimont, François; Ruffault, Julien; Guijarro, Mercedes; Hernando, Carmen; Mdrigal, Javier; Fernandes, Paulo (2020) Climate change impact on future wildfire danger and activity in southern Europe: a review. ANNALS OF FOREST SCIENCE 77 :35. doi: 10.1007/s13595-020-00933-5. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.633, Q1).

Trade-offs between fire hazard reduction and conservation in a Natura 2000 shrub–grassland mosaic.
Silva, Vasco; Filipe, Catry X.; Fernandes, Paulo M.; Rego, Francisco C.; Bugalho, Miguel N. (2020) Trade-offs between fire hazard reduction and conservation in a Natura 2000 shrub–grassland mosaic. APPLIED VEGETATION SCIENCE 23 :39-52. doi: 10.1111/avsc.12463. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.568, Q1).

Wildfire management in Mediterranean-type regions: paradigm change needed.
Moreira, Francisco; Ascoli, Davide; Safford, Hugh; Adams, Mark A.; Moreno, José M.; Pereira, José M.; Catry, Filipe X.; Armesto, Juan; Bond, William; González, Mauro E.; Curt, Thomas; Koutsias, Nikos; McCaw, Lachlan; Price, Owen; Pausas, Juli G.; Rigolot, Eric; Stephens, Scott; Tavsanoglu, Cagatay; Vallejo, V. Ramon; Van Wilgen, Brian W.; Xanthopoulos,Gavriil; Fernandes, Paulo M. (2020) Wildfire management in Mediterranean-type regions: paradigm change needed. ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS 15 :011001. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab541e. (Impact factor, Quartile: 6.192, Q1).

(Wild)fire is not an ecosystem service.
Sil, Ângelo; Azevedo, João C.; Fernandes, Paulo M.; Regos, Adrián; Vaz, Ana Sofia; Honrado, João P. (2019) (Wild)fire is not an ecosystem service. FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT 17 (8) :429-430. doi: 10.1002/fee.2106. (Impact factor, Quartile: 10.935, Q1).

Analysing eucalypt expansion in Portugal as a fire-regime modifier.
Fernandes, Paulo M.; Guiomar, Nuno; Rossa, Carlos G. (2019) Analysing eucalypt expansion in Portugal as a fire-regime modifier. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 666 :79-88. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.237. (Impact factor, Quartile: 5.589, Q1).

Developing allometric models to predict the individual aboveground biomass of shrubs worldwide.
Conti, G.; Gorné, L.D.; Zeballos, S.R.; Lipoma, M.L.; Gatica, G.; Kowaljow, E.; Whitworth-Hulse, J.I.; Cuchietti, A.; Poca, M.; Pestoni, S.; Fernandes, P.M. (2019) Developing allometric models to predict the individual aboveground biomass of shrubs worldwide. GLOBAL ECOLOGY and BIOGEOGRAPHY 28 :961-975. doi: 10.1111/geb.12907. (Impact factor, Quartile: 5.667, Q1).

Effects of grazing on plant composition, conservation status and ecosystem services of Natura 2000 shrub‑grassland habitat types.
Silva, Vasco; Catry, Filipe X.; Fernandes, Paulo M.; Rego, Francisco C.; Paes, Paula; Nunes, Leónia; Caperta, Ana D.; Sérgio, Cecília; Bugalho, Miguel N. (2019) Effects of grazing on plant composition, conservation status and ecosystem services of Natura 2000 shrub‑grassland habitat types. BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION 28 :1205-1224. doi: 10.1007/s10531-019-01718-7. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.142, Q1).

Farmland abandonment decreases the fire regulation capacity and the fire protection ecosystem service in mountain landscapes.
Sil, Ângelo; Fernandes, Paulo M.; Rodrigues, Ana Paula; Alonso, Joaquim M.; Honrado, João P.; Perera, Ajith; Azevedo, João C. (2019) Farmland abandonment decreases the fire regulation capacity and the fire protection ecosystem service in mountain landscapes. ECOSYSTEM SERVICES 36 :100908. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.100908. (Impact factor, Quartile: 5.572, Q1).

Fire-severity mitigation by prescribed burning assessed from fire-treatment encounters in maritime pine stands.
Espinosa, Juncal; Palheiro, Pedro; Loureiro, Carlos; Ascoli, Davide; Esposito, Assunta; Fernandes, Paulo M. (2019) Fire-severity mitigation by prescribed burning assessed from fire-treatment encounters in maritime pine stands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 49 :205-211. doi: 10.1139/cjfr-2018-0263.. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.703, Q2).

Improving silvicultural practices for Mediterranean forests through fire behaviour modelling using LiDAR-derived canopy fuel characteristics.
Botequim, Brigite; Fernandes, Paulo M.; Borges, José G.; González-Ferreiro, Eduardo; Guerra-Hernández, Juan (2019) Improving silvicultural practices for Mediterranean forests through fire behaviour modelling using LiDAR-derived canopy fuel characteristics. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF WILDLAND FIRE 28 :823-839. doi: 10.1071/WF19001. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.656, Q1).

Ungulates mediate trade-offs between carbon storage and wildfire hazard in Mediterranean oak woodlands.
Lecomte, Xavier; Caldeira, Maria C.; Catry, Filipe X.; Fernandes, Paulo M.; Jackson, Robert B.; Bugalho, Miguel N (2019) Ungulates mediate trade-offs between carbon storage and wildfire hazard in Mediterranean oak woodlands. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY 56 :699-710. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13310. (Impact factor, Quartile: 5.742, Q1).

Variation in the Canadian Fire Weather Index Thresholds for Increasingly Larger Fires in Portugal.
Fernandes, Paulo M. (2019) Variation in the Canadian Fire Weather Index Thresholds for Increasingly Larger Fires in Portugal. FORESTS 10 :838. doi: 10.3390/f10100838. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.116, Q2).

Climate-driven variability in vegetation greenness over Portugal.
Costa, R.; Fraga, H.; Fernandes, P. and Santos, J. (2018) Climate-driven variability in vegetation greenness over Portugal. CLIMATE RESEARCH 76 :95-113. ISSN: 0936-577X. doi: 10.3354/cr01521. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.859, Q3).

Empirical Modeling of Fire Spread Rate in No-Wind and No-Slope Conditions.
Rossa, Carlos G.; Fernandes, Paulo M. (2018) Empirical Modeling of Fire Spread Rate in No-Wind and No-Slope Conditions. Forest Science 64 (4) :358-370. doi: 10.1093/forsci/fxy002. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.364, Q3).

On the fire-spread rate influence of some fuel bed parameters derived from Rothermel’s model thermal energy balance.
Rossa, Carlos G.; Fernandes, Paulo M. (2018) On the fire-spread rate influence of some fuel bed parameters derived from Rothermel’s model thermal energy balance. Sumarski List 142 (2-Jan) :77-80. doi: 10.31298/sl.142.1-2.7. (Impact factor, Quartile: 0.352, Q4).

Portugal and Chile: Longing for sustainable forestry while rising from the ashes.
Gomez-Gonzalez, Susana; Ojeda, Fernando; Fernandes, Paulo M. (2018) Portugal and Chile: Longing for sustainable forestry while rising from the ashes. Environmental Science & Policy 81 :104-107. doi: 10.1016/j.envsc1.2017.11.006. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.826, Q1).

Regeneration of Native Forest Species in Mainland Portugal: Identifying Main Drivers.
Monteiro-Henriques, T. and Fernandes, P. M. (2018) Regeneration of Native Forest Species in Mainland Portugal: Identifying Main Drivers. FORESTS 9 :694. doi: 10.3390/f9110694. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.956, Q2).

Scientific support to prescribed underburning in southern Europe: what do we know?
Fernandes, P.M. (2018) Scientific support to prescribed underburning in southern Europe: what do we know? Science Of The Total Environment 630 :340-348. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.214. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4.61, Q1).

Coupling fire behaviour modelling and stand characteristics to assess and mitigate fire hazard in a maritime pine landscape in Portugal.
Botequim, B, Fernandes, PM, Garcia-Gonzalo, J, Silva, A, Borges, JG (2017) Coupling fire behaviour modelling and stand characteristics to assess and mitigate fire hazard in a maritime pine landscape in Portugal. European Journal Of Forest Research 136 :527-542. ISSN: 1612-4669. doi: 10.1007/s10342-017-1050-7. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.017, Q1).

Implications of future bioclimatic shifts on Portuguese forests.
Costa, R, Fraga, H, Fernandes, PM, Santos, JÁ (2017) Implications of future bioclimatic shifts on Portuguese forests. Regional Environmental Change 17 :117-127. ISSN: 1436-3798. doi: 10.1007/s10113-016-0980-9. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.919, Q2).

On the reactive nature of forest fire-related legislation in Portugal: A comment on Mourão and Martinho (2016).
Fernandes, PM, Guiomar, N, Mateus, P, Oliveira, T (2017) On the reactive nature of forest fire-related legislation in Portugal: A comment on Mourão and Martinho (2016). Land Use Policy 60 :15-Dec. ISSN: 0264-8377. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.10.008. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.089, Q1).

Projects

PYROLIFE - Training the next generation of integrated fire management experts
Running

Coordinator  /  Cathelijne Stoof UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2019/10 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks ETN


FORESTWISE - Collaborative Laboratory for Integrated Forest & Fire Management
Running

Coordinator  /  Conselho de Adminstração UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2019/09 Funding  /  N2020


FireSmart: Nature-based solutions for fire risk management and sustained provision of ecosystem services
Running

Coordinator  /  Adrián Regos Sanz UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2019/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER


FIRElinks - Fire in the Earth System: Science & Society
Running

Coordinator  /  Artemi Cerdà UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Mário Pereira
Start date  /  2019/04 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - COST Action


ModFire - A multiple criteria approach to integrate wildfire behavior in forest management planning
Running

Coordinator  /  Susete Maria Gonçalves Marques UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2019/03 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER - Projetos de Investigação Científica e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico no âmbito da Prevenção e Combate de Incêndios Florestais - 2017


Porto mountain range Park - preliminar studies and management plan
Running

Coordinator  /  Teresa Andresen UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2017/07


PIAAC-TS - Intermunicipal Plan for Adaptation to Climate Change for Tâmega and Sousa (PIAAC-TS). Tâmega e Sousa Intermunicipal Community
Concluded

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2017/11 Funding  /  POSEUR


Study Case about the Pedrogão Grande and Góis wildfires
Concluded

Coordinator  /  José Miguel Cardoso Pereira UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2017/09 Funding  /  Observador


Temperatures, ash and soil hydrology: predicting fire impact from plant traits - Ko-Tsah-To
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Cathelijne Stoof UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2016/09 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships


BONFIRE - gloBal-scale analysis and mOdelliNg of FIRE behaviour potential
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2016/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER


MedWildFireLab - Global Change Impacts on Wildland Fire Behaviour and Uses in Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, towards a « wall less » Mediterranean Wildland Fire Laboratory
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Francisco Castro Rego UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2014/10 Funding  /  European Commission - FP7 - FORESTERRA ERA­NET


FIREGLOBULUS – Utilização de fogo controlado em eucaliptal
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Carlos Loureiro UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2011/09 Funding  /  AdI (QREN - I&D em Co-promoção)


FIRE-ENGINE - Desenho Flexível de Sistemas de Gestão de Fogos Florestais
Concluded

Coordinator  /  João Claro UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2011/03 Funding  /  196.217,00


ForeStake - O papel dos agentes locais no sucesso da política florestal em áreas afectadas por incêndios em Portugal
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Celeste Coelho UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2010/04 Funding  /  FCT


Post-fire Forest Management in Southern Europe
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Francisco Moreira UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Funding  /  90.000€ (Global)


European Forest Institute Project Center on Fire Ecology and Post-Fire Management
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Francisco Moreira UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Funding  /  Network activities funded by national projects


FIRE PARADOX an Innovative Approach of Integrated Wildland Fire Management Regulating the Wildfire Problem by the Wise Use of Fire: Solving the Fire Paradox
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Francisco C. Rego UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Funding  /  FP6 programme. 13 M€, 502.802 € for UTAD


Factores que afectam a variabilidade da regeneração natural pós-fogo em Pinus pinaster e Eucalyptus globulus em Portugal: implicações para a biodiversidade e gestão pós-fogo
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Francisco Moreira UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Funding  /  116.123,00


Papel regulador dos azinhais na propagação de incêndios florestais: definição de medidas de ordenamento e gestão à escala da paisagem
Concluded

Coordinator  /  João Azevedo UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Funding  /  Acções Específicas de Investigação Aplicada, Demonstração e Experimentação do Fundo Florestal Permanente