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

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).

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