Paulo Alexandre Martins Fernandes Full Member

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Name: Paulo Alexandre Martins Fernandes

Aggregation: Full Member

Orcid ID: 0000-0003-0336-4398

Email: pfern@utad.pt

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Publications

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).

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  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2019/10 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks ETN


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

Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2019/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER


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

Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2018/12 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  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2017/07


Study Case about the Pedrogão Grande and Góis wildfires
Concluded

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  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2016/09 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020


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

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


Impactos das alterações globais no comportamento e usos do fogo nos sistemas florestais do Mediterrâneo
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2014/10 Funding  /  European Commission (Era-net)


FIREGLOBULUS – Utilização de fogo controlado em eucaliptal
Concluded

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  /  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  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2010/04 Funding  /  FCT


Post-fire Forest Management in Southern Europe
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Funding  /  90.000€ (Global)


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

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  /  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  /  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  /  Paulo Fernandes
Funding  /  Acções Específicas de Investigação Aplicada, Demonstração e Experimentação do Fundo Florestal Permanente