Paulo Alexandre Martins Fernandes Integrated Member

BIO

Name: Paulo Alexandre Martins Fernandes

Aggregation: Integrated Member

Scopus author ID: 23975419800

Orcid ID: 0000-0003-0336-4398

Email: pfern@utad.pt

Publications

Field-based generic empirical flame length-fireline intensity relationships for wildland surface fires
Rossa C.G., Davim D.A., Sil Â., Fernandes P.M., (2024) Field-based generic empirical flame length-fireline intensity relationships for wildland surface fires International Journal of Wildland Fire 33 (WF23127). ISSN: 14485516. doi: 10.1071/WF23127.

Megafire: An ambiguous and emotive term best avoided by science
Stoof C.R., de Vries J.R., Castellnou Ribau M., F. Fernández M., Flores D., Galarza Villamar J., Kettridge N., Lartey D., Moore P.F., Newman Thacker F., Prichard S.J., Tersmette P., Tuijtel S., Verhaar I., Fernandes P.M., (2024) Megafire: An ambiguous and emotive term best avoided by science Global Ecology and Biogeography 33 :341-351. ISSN: 14668238. doi: 10.1111/geb.13791.

Prescribed burning mitigates the severity of subsequent wildfires in Mediterranean shrublands
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Fernandes P.M., (2024) Prescribed burning mitigates the severity of subsequent wildfires in Mediterranean shrublands Fire Ecology 20 (4). ISSN: 19339747. doi: 10.1186/s42408-023-00233-z.

VPD-based models of dead fine fuel moisture provide best estimates in a global dataset
Rodrigues M., Resco de Dios V., Sil Â., Cunill Camprubí À., Fernandes P.M., (2024) VPD-based models of dead fine fuel moisture provide best estimates in a global dataset Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 346 (109868). doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109868.

A method to produce a flexible and customized fuel models dataset
Sá A.C.L., Benali A., Aparicio B.A., Bruni C., Mota C., Pereira J.M.C., Fernandes P.M., (2023) A method to produce a flexible and customized fuel models dataset MethodsX 10 (102218). ISSN: 22150161. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2023.102218.

A Planning Model for Fire-Resilient Landscapes in Portugal Is Riddled with Fallacies: A Critical Review of “FIRELAN” by Magalhães et al., 2021
Guiomar N.G., Pereira J.M.C., Fernandes P.M., (2023) A Planning Model for Fire-Resilient Landscapes in Portugal Is Riddled with Fallacies: A Critical Review of “FIRELAN” by Magalhães et al., 2021 Fire 6 (398). ISSN: 25716255. doi: 10.3390/fire6100398.

AN IMPROVED MAPPING OF BURNED AREAS IN ALTO MINHO (NORTHWESTERN PORTUGAL) BETWEEN 2001 AND 2020
Oliveira E., Fernandes P., (2023) AN IMPROVED MAPPING OF BURNED AREAS IN ALTO MINHO (NORTHWESTERN PORTUGAL) BETWEEN 2001 AND 2020 Finisterra 58 :15-38. doi: 10.18055/Finis28546.

Caution is needed across Mediterranean ecosystems when interpreting wall-to-wall fire severity estimates based on spectral indices
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Fernandes P.M., Marcos E., Beltrán-Marcos D., Sarricolea P., Farris M., Calvo L., (2023) Caution is needed across Mediterranean ecosystems when interpreting wall-to-wall fire severity estimates based on spectral indices Forest Ecology and Management 546 (121383). doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2023.121383.

Characterization of biophysical contexts leading to severe wildfires in Portugal and their environmental controls
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Martins S., Fernandes P.M., (2023) Characterization of biophysical contexts leading to severe wildfires in Portugal and their environmental controls Science of the Total Environment 875 (162575). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162575.

Comparing Forest Understory Fuel Classification in Portugal Using Discrete Airborne Laser Scanning Data and Satellite Multi-Source Remote Sensing Data
Mihajlovski B., Fernandes P.M., Pereira J.M.C., Guerra-Hernández J., (2023) Comparing Forest Understory Fuel Classification in Portugal Using Discrete Airborne Laser Scanning Data and Satellite Multi-Source Remote Sensing Data Fire 6 (327). ISSN: 25716255. doi: 10.3390/fire6090327.

Drivers and implications of the extreme 2022 wildfire season in Southwest Europe
Rodrigues M., Cunill Camprubí À., Balaguer-Romano R., Coco Megía C.J., Castañares F., Ruffault J., Fernandes P.M., Resco de Dios V., (2023) Drivers and implications of the extreme 2022 wildfire season in Southwest Europe Science of the Total Environment 859 (160320). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.160320.

Drivers and Trends in the Size and Severity of Forest Fires Endangering WUI Areas: A Regional Case Study
Rodriguez-Jimenez F., Fernandes P.M., Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Alvarez X., Lorenzo H., (2023) Drivers and Trends in the Size and Severity of Forest Fires Endangering WUI Areas: A Regional Case Study Forests 14 (2366). ISSN: 19994907. doi: 10.3390/f14122366.

Estimates of fine fuel litter biomass in the northern Great Basin reveal increases during short fire-free intervals associated with invasive annual grasses
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Calvo L., Fernandes P.M., Hulet A., Perryman B., Schultz B., Jensen K.S., Enterkine J., Boyd C.S., Davies K.W., Johnson D.D., Wollstein K., Price W.J., Arispe S.A., (2023) Estimates of fine fuel litter biomass in the northern Great Basin reveal increases during short fire-free intervals associated with invasive annual grasses Science of the Total Environment 860 (160634). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.160634.

First evaluation of fire severity retrieval from PRISMA hyperspectral data
Quintano C., Calvo L., Fernández-Manso A., Suárez-Seoane S., Fernandes P.M., Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., (2023) First evaluation of fire severity retrieval from PRISMA hyperspectral data Remote Sensing of Environment 295 (113670). doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2023.113670.

Fractional vegetation cover ratio estimated from radiative transfer modeling outperforms spectral indices to assess fire severity in several Mediterranean plant communities
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Calvo L., Quintano C., Fernández-Manso A., Fernandes P.M., (2023) Fractional vegetation cover ratio estimated from radiative transfer modeling outperforms spectral indices to assess fire severity in several Mediterranean plant communities Remote Sensing of Environment 290 (113542). doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2023.113542.

Impact of Fire Recurrence and Induced Water Stress on Seed Germination and Root Mitotic Cell Cycle of Pinus pinaster Aiton
Ribeiro S., Gaspar M.J., Lima-Brito J., Fonseca T., Soares P., Cerveira A., Fernandes P.M., Louzada J., Carvalho A., (2023) Impact of Fire Recurrence and Induced Water Stress on Seed Germination and Root Mitotic Cell Cycle of Pinus pinaster Aiton Forests 14 (78). ISSN: 19994907. doi: 10.3390/f14010078.

Optimizing Wildfire Prevention through the Integration of Prescribed Burning into ‘Fire-Smart’ Land-Use Policies
Pais S., Aquilué N., Honrado J.P., Fernandes P.M., Regos A., (2023) Optimizing Wildfire Prevention through the Integration of Prescribed Burning into ‘Fire-Smart’ Land-Use Policies Fire 6 (457). ISSN: 25716255. doi: 10.3390/fire6120457.

Pastoral Burning and Its Contribution to the Fire Regime of Alto Minho, Portugal
Oliveira E., Fernandes P.M., (2023) Pastoral Burning and Its Contribution to the Fire Regime of Alto Minho, Portugal Fire 6 (210). ISSN: 25716255. doi: 10.3390/fire6050210.

Public funding constrains effective postfire emergency restoration in Portugal
Lopes L.F., Fernandes P.M., Rego F.C., Acácio V., (2023) Public funding constrains effective postfire emergency restoration in Portugal Restoration Ecology 31 (e13769). ISSN: 1526100X. doi: 10.1111/rec.13769.

Remains of traditional fire use in Portugal: A historical analysis
de Oliveira E., Colaço M.C., Fernandes P.M., Sequeira A.C., (2023) Remains of traditional fire use in Portugal: A historical analysis Trees, Forests and People 14 (100458). ISSN: 26667193. doi: 10.1016/j.tfp.2023.100458.

Stakeholder perceptions of wildfire management strategies as nature-based solutions in two Iberian biosphere reserves
Lecina-Diaz J., Campos J.C., Pais S., Carvalho-Santos C., Azevedo J.C., Fernandes P., Gonçalves J.F., Aquilué N., Roces-Díaz J.V., Agrelo de la Torre M., Brotons L., Chas-Amil M.L., Lomba A., Duane A., Moreira F., Touza J.M., Hermoso V., Sil Â., Vicente J.R., Honrado J., Regos A., (2023) Stakeholder perceptions of wildfire management strategies as nature-based solutions in two Iberian biosphere reserves Ecology and Society 28 (39). ISSN: 17083087. doi: 10.5751/ES-13907-280139.

The effect of broadleaf forests in wildfire mitigation in the WUI – A simulation study
Oliveira A.S., Silva J.S., Guiomar N., Fernandes P., Nereu M., Gaspar J., Lopes R.F.R., Rodrigues J.P.C., (2023) The effect of broadleaf forests in wildfire mitigation in the WUI – A simulation study International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 93 (103788). doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2023.103788.

The effectiveness of past wildfire at limiting reburning is short-lived in a Mediterranean humid climate
Davim D.A., Rossa C.G., Pereira J.M.C., Guiomar N., Fernandes P.M., (2023) The effectiveness of past wildfire at limiting reburning is short-lived in a Mediterranean humid climate Fire Ecology 19 (66). ISSN: 19339747. doi: 10.1186/s42408-023-00227-x.

The Portuguese Large Wildfire Spread database (PT-FireSprd)
Benali A., Guiomar N., Gonçalves H., Mota B., Silva F., Fernandes P.M., Mota C., Penha A., Santos J., Pereira J.M.C., Sá A.C.L., (2023) The Portuguese Large Wildfire Spread database (PT-FireSprd) Earth System Science Data 15 :3791-3818. ISSN: 18663516. doi: 10.5194/essd-15-3791-2023.

The REMAINS R-package: Paving the way for fire-landscape modeling and management
Pais S., Aquilué N., Brotons L., Honrado J.P., Fernandes P.M., Regos A., (2023) The REMAINS R-package: Paving the way for fire-landscape modeling and management Environmental Modelling and Software 168 (105801). doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2023.105801.

Unraveling the Effect of Fire Seasonality on Fire-Preferred Fuel Types and Dynamics in Alto Minho, Portugal (2000–2018)
Oliveira E., Fernandes P.M., Barros D., Guiomar N., (2023) Unraveling the Effect of Fire Seasonality on Fire-Preferred Fuel Types and Dynamics in Alto Minho, Portugal (2000–2018) Fire 6 (267). ISSN: 25716255. doi: 10.3390/fire6070267.

Using Pre-Fire High Point Cloud Density LiDAR Data to Predict Fire Severity in Central Portugal
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Fernandes P.M., (2023) Using Pre-Fire High Point Cloud Density LiDAR Data to Predict Fire Severity in Central Portugal Remote Sensing 15 (768). ISSN: 20724292. doi: 10.3390/rs15030768.

Vegetation recovery drivers at short-term after fire are plant community-dependent in mediterranean burned landscapes
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Fernandes P.M., Tárrega R., Beltrán-Marcos D., Calvo L., (2023) Vegetation recovery drivers at short-term after fire are plant community-dependent in mediterranean burned landscapes Forest Ecology and Management 539 (121034). doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2023.121034.

Climate regulation ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation are enhanced differently by climate-and fire-smart landscape management
Campos J.C., Rodrigues S., Sil Â., Hermoso V., Freitas T.R., Santos J.A., Fernandes P.M., Azevedo J.C., Honrado J.P., Regos A., (2022) Climate regulation ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation are enhanced differently by climate-and fire-smart landscape management Environmental Research Letters 17 (054014). ISSN: 17489326. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac64b5.

Climate- and fire-smart landscape scenarios call for redesigning protection regimes to achieve multiple management goals
Iglesias M.C., Hermoso V., Campos J.C., Carvalho-Santos C., Fernandes P.M., Freitas T.R., Honrado J.P., Santos J.A., Sil Â., Regos A., Azevedo J.C., (2022) Climate- and fire-smart landscape scenarios call for redesigning protection regimes to achieve multiple management goals Journal of Environmental Management 322 (116045). ISSN: 10958630. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.116045.

Evaluating the effect of prescribed burning on the reduction of wildfire extent in Portugal
Davim D.A., Rossa C.G., Pereira J.M.C., Fernandes P.M., (2022) Evaluating the effect of prescribed burning on the reduction of wildfire extent in Portugal Forest Ecology and Management 519 (120302). doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2022.120302.

Evidence for lack of a fuel effect on forest and shrubland fire rates of spread under elevated fire danger conditions: implications for modelling and management
Cruz M.G., Alexander M.E., Fernandes P.M., (2022) Evidence for lack of a fuel effect on forest and shrubland fire rates of spread under elevated fire danger conditions: implications for modelling and management International Journal of Wildland Fire 31 :471-479. doi: 10.1071/WF21171.

Fine-tuning the BFOLDS Fire Regime Module to support the assessment of fire-related functions and services in a changing Mediterranean mountain landscape
Sil Â., Azevedo J.C., Fernandes P.M., Alonso J., Honrado J.P., (2022) Fine-tuning the BFOLDS Fire Regime Module to support the assessment of fire-related functions and services in a changing Mediterranean mountain landscape Environmental Modelling and Software 155 (105464). doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2022.105464.

Individual-Tree and Stand-Level Models for Estimating Ladder Fuel Biomass Fractions in Unpruned Pinus radiata Plantations
Alonso-Rego C., Fernandes P., Álvarez-González J.G., Arellano-Pérez S., Ruiz-González A.D., (2022) Individual-Tree and Stand-Level Models for Estimating Ladder Fuel Biomass Fractions in Unpruned Pinus radiata Plantations Forests 13 (1697). ISSN: 19994907. doi: 10.3390/f13101697.

On the development of a regional climate change adaptation plan: Integrating model-assisted projections and stakeholders' perceptions
Gonçalves C., Honrado J.P., Cerejeira J., Sousa R., Fernandes P.M., Vaz A.S., Alves M., Araújo M., Carvalho-Santos C., Fonseca A., Fraga H., Gonçalves J.F., Lomba A., Pinto E., Vicente J.R., Santos J.A., (2022) On the development of a regional climate change adaptation plan: Integrating model-assisted projections and stakeholders' perceptions Science of the Total Environment 805 (150320). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150320.

On the development of a regional climate change adaptation plan: Integrating model-assisted projections and stakeholders' perceptions
Gonçalves C., Honrado J.P., Cerejeira J., Sousa R., Fernandes P.M., Vaz A.S., Alves M., Araújo M., Carvalho-Santos C., Fonseca A., Fraga H., Gonçalves J.F., Lomba A., Pinto E., Vicente J.R., Santos J.A., (2022) On the development of a regional climate change adaptation plan: Integrating model-assisted projections and stakeholders' perceptions Science of the Total Environment 805 (150320). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150320.

Pre-fire aboveground biomass, estimated from LiDAR, spectral and field inventory data, as a major driver of burn severity in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster) ecosystems
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Suárez-Seoane S., Fernandes P.M., Fernández-García V., Fernández-Manso A., Quintano C., Calvo L., (2022) Pre-fire aboveground biomass, estimated from LiDAR, spectral and field inventory data, as a major driver of burn severity in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster) ecosystems Forest Ecosystems 9 (100022). ISSN: 21975620. doi: 10.1016/j.fecs.2022.100022.

Searching for a COVID-19 effect on wildfire activity in Portugal but not finding it: A comment on Sci. Total Environ. 765, 142793
Fernandes P.M., Rodrigues M., (2022) Searching for a COVID-19 effect on wildfire activity in Portugal but not finding it: A comment on Sci. Total Environ. 765, 142793 Science of the Total Environment 821 (153173). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153173.

Short-Term Recovery of the Aboveground Carbon Stock in Iberian Shrublands at the Extremes of an Environmental Gradient and as a Function of Burn Severity
Fernández-Guisuraga J.M., Calvo L., Fernandes P.M., Suárez-Seoane S., (2022) Short-Term Recovery of the Aboveground Carbon Stock in Iberian Shrublands at the Extremes of an Environmental Gradient and as a Function of Burn Severity Forests 13 (145). ISSN: 19994907. doi: 10.3390/f13020145.

Unravelling the effect of climate change on fire danger and fire behaviour in the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve of Meseta Ibérica (Portugal-Spain)
Aparício B.A., Santos J.A., Freitas T.R., Sá A.C.L., Pereira J.M.C., Fernandes P.M., (2022) Unravelling the effect of climate change on fire danger and fire behaviour in the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve of Meseta Ibérica (Portugal-Spain) Climatic Change 173 (5). ISSN: 15731480. doi: 10.1007/s10584-022-03399-8.

Fire from the sky in the anthropocene
Fernandes P.M., Santos J.A., Castedo‐dorado F., Almeida R., (2021) Fire from the sky in the anthropocene Fire 4 (13). ISSN: 25716255. doi: 10.3390/fire4010013.

Survival of prescribed burning treatments to wildfire in Portugal
Davim D.A., Rossa C.G., Fernandes P.M., (2021) Survival of prescribed burning treatments to wildfire in Portugal Forest Ecology and Management 493 (119250). doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119250.

Understanding the impact of different landscape-level fuel management strategies on wildfire hazard in central Portugal
Benali A., Sá A.C.L., Pinho J., Fernandes P.M., Pereira J.M.C., (2021) Understanding the impact of different landscape-level fuel management strategies on wildfire hazard in central Portugal Forests 12 (522). ISSN: 19994907. doi: 10.3390/f12050522.

Assessing the drivers and the recruitment potential of Eucalyptus globulus in the Iberian Peninsula
Queirós L., Deus E., Silva J.S., Vicente J., Ortiz L., Fernandes P.M., Castro-Díez P., (2020) Assessing the drivers and the recruitment potential of Eucalyptus globulus in the Iberian Peninsula Forest Ecology and Management 466 (118147). doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118147.

Climate change impact on future wildfire danger and activity in southern Europe: a review
Dupuy J.l., Fargeon H., Martin-StPaul N., Pimont F., Ruffault J., Guijarro M., Hernando C., Madrigal J., Fernandes P., (2020) Climate change impact on future wildfire danger and activity in southern Europe: a review Annals of Forest Science 77 (35). ISSN: 1297966X. doi: 10.1007/s13595-020-00933-5.

Evaluating the 10% wind speed rule of thumb for estimating a wildfire's forward rate of spread against an extensive independent set of observations
Cruz M.G., Alexander M.E., Fernandes P.M., Kilinc M., Sil Â., (2020) Evaluating the 10% wind speed rule of thumb for estimating a wildfire's forward rate of spread against an extensive independent set of observations Environmental Modelling and Software 133 (104818). doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104818.

Sustainable Fire Management.
Fernandes, P.M. (2020) Sustainable Fire Management. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (Eds.) Life on Land. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-71065-5_119-1.

Trade-offs between fire hazard reduction and conservation in a Natura 2000 shrub–grassland mosaic
Silva V., Catry F.X., Fernandes P.M., Rego F.C., Bugalho M.N., (2020) Trade-offs between fire hazard reduction and conservation in a Natura 2000 shrub–grassland mosaic Applied Vegetation Science 23 :39-52. ISSN: 1654109X. doi: 10.1111/avsc.12463.

Wildfire management in Mediterranean-type regions: Paradigm change needed
Moreira F., Ascoli D., Safford H., Adams M.A., Moreno J.M., Pereira J.M.C., Catry F.X., Armesto J., Bond W., González M.E., Curt T., Koutsias N., McCaw L., Price O., Pausas J.G., Rigolot E., Stephens S., Tavsanoglu C., Vallejo V.R., Van Wilgen B.W., Xanthopoulos G., Fernandes P.M., (2020) Wildfire management in Mediterranean-type regions: Paradigm change needed Environmental Research Letters 15 (011001). ISSN: 17489326. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab541e.

(Wild)fire is not an ecosystem service
Sil Â., Azevedo J.C., Fernandes P.M., Regos A., Vaz A.S., Honrado J.P., (2019) (Wild)fire is not an ecosystem service Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 17 :429-430. ISSN: 15409309. doi: 10.1002/fee.2106.

Analysing eucalypt expansion in Portugal as a fire-regime modifier
Fernandes P.M., Guiomar N., Rossa C.G., (2019) Analysing eucalypt expansion in Portugal as a fire-regime modifier Science of the Total Environment 666 :79-88. ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.237.

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. ISSN: 14668238. doi: 10.1111/geb.12907.

Effects of grazing on plant composition, conservation status and ecosystem services of Natura 2000 shrub-grassland habitat types
Silva V., Catry F.X., Fernandes P.M., Rego F.C., Paes P., Nunes L., Caperta A.D., Sérgio C., Bugalho M.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. ISSN: 15729710. doi: 10.1007/s10531-019-01718-7.

Farmland abandonment decreases the fire regulation capacity and the fire protection ecosystem service in mountain landscapes
Sil Â., Fernandes P.M., Rodrigues A.P., Alonso J.M., Honrado J.P., Perera A., Azevedo J.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.

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 B., Fernandes P., Borges J., González-Ferreiro E., Guerra-Hernández J., (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.

The role of weather and climate conditions on extreme wildfires
Pereira M.G., Parente J., Amraoui M., Oliveira A., Fernandes P.M., (2019) The role of weather and climate conditions on extreme wildfires Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters: Root Causes and New Management Strategies :55-72. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-815721-3.00003-5.

Ungulates mediate trade-offs between carbon storage and wildfire hazard in Mediterranean oak woodlands
Lecomte X., Caldeira M.C., Catry F.X., Fernandes P.M., Jackson R.B., Bugalho M.N., (2019) Ungulates mediate trade-offs between carbon storage and wildfire hazard in Mediterranean oak woodlands Journal of Applied Ecology 56 :699-710. ISSN: 13652664. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13310.

Variation in the canadian fire weather index thresholds for increasingly larger fires in Portugal
Fernandes P.M., (2019) Variation in the canadian fire weather index thresholds for increasingly larger fires in Portugal Forests 10 (838). ISSN: 19994907. doi: 10.3390/f10100838.

Wildfire policies contribution to foster extreme wildfires
Fernandes P.M., Delogu G.M., Leone V., Ascoli D., (2019) Wildfire policies contribution to foster extreme wildfires Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters: Root Causes and New Management Strategies :187-200. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-815721-3.00010-2.

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

FIRE-ADAPT - The Role of Integrated Fire Management on Climate Change Adaptation for Ecosystem Services in Tropical and Subtropical Regions
Running

Coordinator  /  Núria Prat-Guitart UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2023/01 Funding  /  European Commission - Horizon Europe Reference  /  Grant Agreement n.º 101086416


rePLANT - Implementation of collaborative strategies for integrated forest and fire management
Running

Coordinator  /  Navigator Forest Portugal UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Maria Silva
Start date  /  2020/07 Funding  /  COMPETE - FEDER Reference  /  POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046081


PYROLIFE - Training the next generation of integrated fire management experts [GA 860787]
Running

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


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 Reference  /  COST Action CA18135


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 Reference  /  PCIF/MOS/0217/2017


COST Action CA22164 - European Network on Extreme Fire Behavior (NERO)
Running

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Reference  /  COST Action CA22164


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

Coordinator  /  Adrián Regos Sanz UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2019/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  PCIF/MOG/0083/2017


OPEN2PRESERVE - Sustainable Management Model for Mountain Open Spaces with High Environmental Value
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Rosa Canals UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2018/03 Funding  /  INTERREG SUDOE Reference  /  INTERREG SOE2/P5/E0804


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 Reference  /  POSEUR-08-2016-74


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


Porto mountain range Park - preliminar studies and management plan
Concluded

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


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 Reference  /  H2020-MSCA-IF-2015


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

Coordinator  /  Paulo Fernandes
Start date  /  2016/07 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER Reference  /  PTDC/AAG-MAA/2656/2014


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) Reference  /  Candidatura n.º 21555


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 Reference  /  MIT/FSE/0064/2009


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 Reference  /  PTDC/AGR-CFL/099970/2008


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 Reference  /  PTDC/AGR-CFL/099420/2008


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