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Maria Leonor Ubach Chaves Sucena Paiva

PhD Student

High nature value farmlands Wood pastures Habitat management Citizen science

Maria Leonor Ubach Chaves Sucena Paiva is conducting a Ph.D. by the University of FCUL starting in 2015 within the ESFE Group of cE3c. She is conducting the project “Caracterização e Valorização dos sistemas mediterrânicos de uso múltiplo: o caso particular do montado de azinho em Portugal”- "Characterization and Valorization of Mediterranean multi-purpose systems: the particular case of the Quercus Rotundifolia “montado” in Portugal", under the supervision of Professor Otília Correia, Departamento de Biologia Vegetal.

The "Characterization and Valorization of Mediterranean multi-purpose systems: the particular case of the Quercus Rotundifolia “montado” in Portugal" Ph.D. project aims are:

1 - The Quercus Rotundifolia “montado” as an agro-forestry system: a historical evolution;

2 - Assessment of the Quercus Rotundifolia “montado” condition, considering a distance gradient from the Alqueva dam.

3 - Evaluation of the phenological pattern variation in a broad spatial scale - "Citizen Science"

4 - Identification of the factors responsible for the Quercus Rotundifolia “montado”´s degradation.

5 - Propose management practices in order to contribute to the vitalization of the Quercus Rotundifolia “montado”.

 

 

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