Forging sustainability

Sofia Caçoilo Corticeiro

Sofia Caçoilo Corticeiro

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID: V-8320-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-4247-5170
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  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes (ABEP)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: (AU=(Corticeiro S) and AD=(Aveiro))
  • Thesis title: Supervisor: Doctor Paula Alexandra Aquino Maia Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, within the PT2020 Partnership Agreement and Compete 2020 co-funded by the FEDER - Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional Grant reference: BI/CESAM/0073/POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030983 Start date: 2019-03-01 End date: 2021-02-28

Research interests

Post-fire forest recovery and management
Post-fire soil erosion risk assessment and mitigation strategies (in the framework of the project EPyRIS).
Forest Managment and Hidrology.

Academic degrees

2012 - PhD in Biology, University of Aveiro.
2006 - Master in Advanced Biomolecular Methods, University of Aveiro.
2004 - Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro.

Scientific activities

2019-2021 - Project researcher in the SusPiRe project.
2018-2019 - Project researcher in the EPyRIS project.
2011-2017 - Project Coordinator and Researcher at RAIZ, Instituto de Investigação da Floresta e do Papel.
2006-2010 - PhD student (FCT grant holder).
2005-2008 - Project researcher POCTI/AMB/59311/2004.


2014-2017 - CT145 Sustainable Forest Management member.
2014-2017 - FSC Forest Sustainable Indicators Revision for Portugal, team member.
2010 - Mathematics and Science Teacher.



EPyRIS - Joint Strategy for the Protection and Restoration of Ecosystems Affected by Forest Fires. (Integrated management in high-risk natural areas) See more

Scientific Supervision

CESAM Funding: