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Ana Isabel Miranda

Ana Isabel Miranda

Full Professor

  • Author Name : Miranda A.I.

  • Researcher ID: D-2158-2019
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-5807-5820
  • Ciencia ID: 0911-8BBA-D4E3
  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Atmospheric Processes & Modelling (APM)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: Miranda AI Aveiro

Research interests

- air quality
- climate change mitigation and adaptation
- urban sustainability
- air pollution and human health
- forest fires behavior

Academic degrees

- 5 years environmental engineering degree (1989)
- PhD in Sciences Applied to the Environment (1998)

Scientific activities

- coordinator of the Research Line “Integrated Environmental Systems”
- coordinator of the Laboratory Emissions, Modelling and Climate Change
- participation in 30 Portuguese and 25 European research projects
- reviewer of the FP7-ENV-2010 and 2011, and of the H2020-EO-1-2014 and 2016, project applications.


- Director of the Department of Environment and Planning.



PRUNING - Mapping open burning of agricultural residues from Earth Observations and modelling of air quality impacts See more

ALICE - Air polLution: a stressor for environmental justICE See more

FONDA - FOstering Nitrogen Deposition Assessment over Portugal See more

DISTENDER - Developing Strategies by integrating mitigation, adaptation and participation to climate change risks See more

OptWire - Next-Generation Optical Wireless Communications Enabled by Artificial Intelligence See more

FIREURISK - Developing a holistic risk-wise strategy for european wildfire management See more

FIRESMOKE - A modelling system for wildfires smoke behaviour See more

SmokeStorm - Forecasting and communicating wildland fire smoke effects See more

VESPRA - Vulnerable Elements in Spain and Portugal and Risk Assessment See more

BESIDE - Institutional, BEhavioural, critical and adaptive economics towards SustaInable Development, management of natural capital and circular Economy See more

EMERGE - Evaluation, control and Mitigation of the EnviRonmental impacts of shippinG Emissions See more


FIRESTORM - Weather and Behaviour of Fire Storms See more

HERA - Integrating Environment and Health Research: a Vision for the EU See more

AVEIRO STEAM CITY – Urban Network for Upgrading STEAM Skills and Increasing Jobs Added-Value through Digital Transformation in a new economic context See more

GENESIS - Green roofs and walls ENvironmental Economic and SocIal Savings: Modelling uncertainty and investors / users preferences in all-inclusive cost-benefit analysis of green roofs and walls See more

SOPRO - Chemical and toxicological SOurce PROfiling of particulate matter in urban air See more

InFLOWence - Optimizing the influence of connected and autonomous vehicles on the environmental efficiency of road traffic flows See more

ARTUR - The impact of air quality on the competitiveness of the tourism destinations See more

ASHMOB - Wildfire ASH MOBilization by wind and water erosion: a combined measurementmodeling approach for prediction of post-fire ash mobilization risk See more

MoST - Modeling, querying and interactive visualization of spatiotemporal data See more

UNaLab - Urban Nature Labs See more

SUSPHOTOSOLUTIONS - Sustainable Photovoltaic Solutions See more

SGH - Projeto Smart Green Homes See more

LIFE INDEX-AIR: Development of an Integrated Exposure – Dose Management Tool for Reduction of Particulate Matter in Air See more

DOUROZONE – Ozone risk for Douro´s vineyards in present and future climates See more

FUTURAR - Air quality in Portugal in 2030 – a policy support See more

CLAiR-City - Citizen Led Air pollution Reduction in Cities See more


Vital Responder 2.0 – Intelligent management of critical events of stress, fatigue and smoke intoxication in forest firefighting See more

MAPLIA - Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment See more

CLICURB - Urban atmospheric quality, climate change and resilience See more

APPRAISAL— Air Pollution Policies foR Assessment of Integrated Strategies At regional and Local scales See more

APA - Air quality forecast over Portugal See more

SINPHONIE - Schools Indoor Pollution and Health: Observatory Network in Europe See more

BIOGAIR - Impacts of biomass to energy chain on air quality and Portuguese climatic policy See more

EMOSAT - Characterisation of emission sources using advanced atmospheric modelling and satellite data See more

INSPIRAR - Air Quality Exposure and Human Health in Industrialized Urban Areas See more

Protocol North Regional Coordination and Development Commission See more

Protocolo APA/UA: air quality forecast over Portugal See more

CAPTAR-Science and Environment for All See more

FUMEXP - Fire-fighters smoke exposure and related health effects See more

BRIDGE - Sustainable urban planning decision support accounting for urban metabolism See more

ENSEMBLAIR - Improving air quality assessment with ensemble modelling See more

PAREXPO – Particulate Matter in Ambient Air and Human Exposure See more

SAUDAR – The Health and the Air we breathe See more

AIR4EU – Air quality assessment for Europe: from local to continental scale See more

CCDR-N - Apoio Técnico à elaboração do Programa de Execução do Plano de Qualidade do Ar de NO2 para a Região Norte e à implementação do Programa de Execução do Plano de Qualidade do Ar de PM10 para Braga See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): ANDREIA SUSANA DA COSTA MAIA (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): CATARINA AMELIA FILIPE MIRANDA (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Ascenso (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Marta Almeida (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Diego Sanchez (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Maria Alexandra Castelo Sobral Monteiro (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Anabela Carvalho (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Helena Martins (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Joana Valente (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Alexandra Silva (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Hélder Alexandre Relvas Paulo (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Vera Martins (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Richard Tavares (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Hélder Alexandre Relvas Paulo (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Carlos Silveira (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Alexandra Maria Emídio Viana da Silva (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Alexandra Maria Viana (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Miguel Almeida (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Diogo José Sousa Lopes (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ana Margarida Costa (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Joana Ferreira (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Jorge Humberto Amorim (ex-CESAM member)

GEMAC - Group of Emissions, Modelling and Climate Change

CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020


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