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LIFE REFOREST - Prevenção de erosão e restauração da flora de áreas florestais ardidas através de uma solução inovadora de mycotecnosoloes
Investigador responsável no CESAM - Jan Jacob Keizer
Programa - LIFE Programme (LIFE17 ENV/ES/000248)
Período de Execução - 2018-07-01 - 2021-06-30 (36 Meses)
Entidade Financiadora - EC - European Commission
Financiamento para o CESAM - 302382 €
Financiamento Total - 1577648 €
Instituicão Proponente - CETIM - Fundación Centro Tecnológico de Investigación Multisectorial
Instituições Participantes
Universidade de Aveiro
Associação Florestal de Portugal
Asociación Forestal de Galicia, Spain
HIFAS da Terra S.L., Spain
Indutec Ingenieros, S.L.U., Spain
TEN S.L. - Tratamientos Ecológicos del Noroeste S.L., Spain
Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Águeda (ESTGA), UA

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The goal of LIFE REFOREST is to demonstrate a new strategy to mitigate soil loss associated to post-fire episodes in forest areas by applying a technosol based in organic waste inoculated with fungal species (mycotechnosol) in order to avoid soil erosion and boost natural regeneration of burnt areas. LIFE REFOREST solution will be based in a mycotechnosol, contained in a tube-shaped biodegradable net, acting as a bioactive barrier to retain soil structure from streamflow in a first stage, and to accelerate ecosystem recovery thanks to fast fungal mycelium development on forest surface. This novel mycotechnosol will also supply organic matter and nutrients to the soil, and local plant seeds to accelerate the restoration of the vegetation cover and promote water retention.
http://lifereforest.com

Membros neste projecto
Ana Paula Gomes
Investigadora
Jan Jacob Keizer
Coordenador
Sandra M. Valente
Investigadora
Susana Loureiro
Investigadora

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