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I am Senior Principal Researcher at the University of Lisbon. My research interests is strong focus on ecology and conservation biology in bryophyte flora, from natural and managed ecosystems as well as urban areas. I work with a wide spectrum of bryophyte taxonomic groups including also lichens. I often apply a multiple-scale approach investigating processes at the local and biogeographical scales.So, my scientific interests are centered on tree main subjects:
For many years I have been involved in taxonomic, floristic and biogeographic research of European bryophytes in particular Iberian Peninsula and Macaronesia Islands.
Since 1980 I collaborate with Spanish colleagues mainly from Barcelona, Madrid and Murcia Universities, working on bryophytes. I have collaborated on basic studies of bryoflora of several natural areas with particular emphasis on floristic inventory of natural parks. These collaborations have included also various funded programs focused on floras books and in the development of the Iberian Cartography a web interface for connecting bryophyte distribution in the Iberian and Macaronesia Islands (http://briofits.iec.cat/).
I teaching in many undergraduate or master's programs and I supervised several doctoral theses, master's, post-doctoral programs or curriculum training in foreign universities. Participated in more than50national and international projectshave beenResearcherLeader in30 projects. Has published more than400 titlesin national andinternational journals.These publicationsrepresent26books orbook chapters.
As curator of LISU herbarium (Bryophyte collections) I have supervised specimen database “BROTERO” a set up online databases for public and professional reaches.
For collection activities and field studies I have done extensive work in many parts of the Iberian Peninsula Macaronesia, as well as in some European regions (20 000 herbarium specimens).
Ellis, L.T., Afonina, O.M., Andriamiarisoa, R.L., Asthana, G., Bharti, R., Aymerich, P., Bambe, B., Boiko, M., Brugués, M., Ruiz, E., (...) Garcia, C.A., Martins, A., Sérgio, C., Sim-Sim, M. et al (2018) New national and regional bryophyte records, 56.Journal of Bryology, 40(3), 271-296. DOI:10.1080/03736687.2018.1487687 (IF2017 1.079; Q3 Plant Sciences)
Sérgio, C., Garcia, C.A., Stow, S., Martins, A., Vieira, C., Hespanhol, H. & Sim-Sim, M. (2018) How are anthropogenic pressures facilitating the invasion of Campylopus introflexus (Dicranaceae, Bryopsida) in mainland Portugal?Cryptogamie Bryologie, 39(2), 283-292. DOI:10.7872/cryb/v39.iss2.2018.283 (IF2017 1,169; Q2 Plant Sciences)
Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Kreft, H., Whittaker, R.J., Fattorini, S., Emerson, B.C., Gil, A., Gillespie, R.G., Matthews, T.J., Santos, A.M.C., Steinbauer, M.J., Thébaud, C., Ah-Peng, C., Amorim, I.R., Aranda, S.C., Arroz, A.M., Azevedo, J.M., Boieiro, M., Borda-De-Água, L., Carvalho, J.C., Elias, R.B., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Florencio, M., González-Mancebo, J.M., Heaney, L.R., Hortal, J., Kueffer, C., Lequette, B., Martín-Esquivel, J.L., López, H., Lamelas-López, L., Marcelino, J., Nunes, R., Oromí, P., Patiño, J., Pérez, A.J., Rego, C., Ribeiro, S.P., Rigal, F., Rodrigues, P., Rominger, A.J., Santos-Reis, M., Schaefer, H., Sérgio, C., Serrano, A.R.M., Sim-Sim, M., Stephenson, P.J., Soares, A.O., Strasberg, D., Vanderporten, A., Vieira, V. & Gabriel, R. (2018) A Global Island Monitoring Scheme (GIMS) for the long-term coordinated survey and monitoring of forest biota across islands.Biodiversity and Conservation, 27, 2567-2586. DOI:10.1007/s10531-018-1553-7 (IF2017 2,828; Q1 Biodiversity Conservation)