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Dalila do Rosário Encarnação Serpa

Dalila do Rosário Encarnação Serpa

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: F-5250-2012
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-7808-963X
  • Department: Department of Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Serpa Dalila) OR Researcher ID=(F-5250-2012)


Research interests

Modelling the effects of wildfires on aquatic ecosystems

Ecotoxicological modelling

Ecological modelling

Direct and indirect impacts of climate changes on aquatic ecosystems

Academic degrees

2012| PhD. in Marine, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of the Algarve

2005| MSc. in Ecology, Management and Modelling of Marine Resources, New University of Lisbon

1999| BSc. in Marine Biology, University of Lisbon

Scientific activities

January 1 2019 - present| Auxiliary researcher (Contract Researcher under Decree-Law 57/2016 Art.23rd - Transitional Rule), Center of Environmental and Marine Studies, Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro

Jul 1 2014 - Dec 31 2018| Post-Doc fellow (SFRH/BPD/92650/2013), Center of Environmental and Marine Studies, Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro

Feb 2017 - Apr 2017| Guest Researcher at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Feb 2013 - Jun 2014| Research Fellow of the Project VITAQUA - “Climate change: an additional threat to aquatic systems under intensive pressure from agricultural diffuse pollution", Center of Environmental and Marine Studies, Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro

Mar 2012 - Jan 2013| Research Fellow of the Project FIRECNUTS - “WildFIRE effects on topsoil Carbon and NUTrient Stocks, dynamics and exports", Center of Environmental and Marine Studies, Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro

Jan 2007 - Jan 2011| PhD. fellow (SFRH/BD/27643/2006), Universidade do Algarve & INRB - Instituto Nacional dos Recursos Biológicos, I.P./IPIMAR

Apr 2006 - Dec 2006| Research fellow of the Project PROMAR (INTERREG III-A) “Cooperação Algarve – Andaluzia para a Promoção de Recursos Aquícolas Marinhos no Litoral Atlântico Sul”, INRB - Instituto Nacional dos Recursos Biológicos, I.P./IPIMAR

Aug 2003 - Mar 2006| Research fellow of the Project DITTY - “Development of an Information Technology Tool for the Management of European Southern Lagoons under the influence of river basin runoff”, INRB - Instituto Nacional dos Recursos Biológicos, I.P./IPIMAR

Jun 2002 - Jul 2003| Master student, FCT/UNL - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa & INRB - Instituto Nacional dos Recursos Biológicos, I.P./IPIMAR

Oct 1998 - May 1999| PRODEP fellow - Professional Trainee in the Project “Avaliação da pesca dos migradores dos estuários do rio Cávado e Neiva” (Contrato entre a área de Paisagem Protegida do Litoral de Esposende/ICN e o Centro de Estudos de Ciência Animal (CECA) /ICETA-UP) Instituto de Conservação da Natureza (ICN)/Centro de Estudos de Ciência Ambiental (ICETA-UP)

Publications

Projects

FEMME - Development of a post-Fire Erosion risk Modelling tool for forest Management decision support, in particular, the application of Emergency stabilization measures See more

WAFLE - Water footprint profile assessment of forests - the case of eucalypt See more

ASHES - Advection and diffusion of suspended sediments from wildfires in rough open channel flows See more

FIREMIX - Modelling the toxic effects of fire-related complex contaminant mixtures on benthic aquatic species See more

LIFE REFOREST - Erosion prevention and flora REstauration of burnt FOREST areas through innovative fungal-technosol solution 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

AQUAFIRE - Integrated assessment of wildfires impacts to aquatic ecosystems and human health See more

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

FIRE-C-BUDs - Indirect effects of wildfire (severity) on carbon fluxes and budgets See more

RECARE - Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land See more

FIRETOX -Toxic effects of wildfires on aquatic systems See more

VITAQUA: Climate change: an additional threat to aquatic systems under intensive pressure from agricultural diffuse pollution See more

FIRECNUTS - WildFIRE effects on topsoil Carbon and NUTrient Stocks, dynamics and exports See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): Flávia Peixoto (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Paula Naranjo Quintanillo (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Raquel Sofia e Vasconcelos Ferreira (ex-CESAM member)

Prizes and Awards

2016| Early Career Scientist's Travel Award, Programme Committee of the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016.


2010| Lindsay Laird Student Award 2010 – Innovation in Aquaculture, AQUATT - Ireland. 


CESAM Funding: