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Filipa Peste dos Santos Fernandes da Costa

Filipa Peste dos Santos Fernandes da Costa

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Looking on the bright side of night: Revealing the cryptic bat fauna of the Cerrado biodiversity hotspot
  • Supervisor: Maria João Ramos Pereira; Prof. Carlos Fonseca; Prof. Ludmilla Souza Aguiar

  • Researcher ID: N-9753-2014
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-0067-3590
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Peste F) AND AD=(Aveiro and Lisbon)
  • Thesis title: Looking on the bright side of night: Revealing the cryptic bat fauna of the Cerrado biodiversity hotspot Supervisor: Maria João Ramos Pereira; Prof. Carlos Fonseca; Prof. Ludmilla Souza Aguiar Category: ES


Research interests

-Conservation biology;
-Bat biology and ecology;
-Etology;
-Ornithology

Academic degrees

-2008 Msc in Conservation Biology, University of Évora
-2002 Diploma in Biology, University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

September 2014 - August 2018 PhD Student doctoral program in Biology and Ecology of Global Change, University of Aveiro

21, 22 June 2016. Invited speaker at Workshop entitled Curso Ecologia do Cerrado e do Pantanal held at the Departamento de Biologia da Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

2012 - 2014. Research fellow in Project 11541 “Wind and Biodiversity” BI/CESAM/UA-Bio3 (QREN and FEDER) - BI/UI88/3076/2012, University of Aveiro.

2011. Biological field technician developing telemetry related activities in project Migratagis - Wintering and migrating shorebirds as indicators of the quality of estuarine environments (PTDC/MAR/66319/2006), Lisbon, CBA, IO, ISPA.

2006. Collection and identification of benthic invertebrate fauna for the Project Pred-Tagis – Birds as predators of invertebrates in intertidal habitats: role in estuarine environments and scale dependent processes (POCTI/BSE/47569/2002), Lisbon

2004. Team member in the project Breeding and foraging ecology of Little Terns to provide indicators of changes in estuarine environments (POCTI/BSE/37385/2001), Aveiro

2003. Research fellow (FCT) in the project Breeding and foraging ecology of Little Terns to provide indicators of changes in estuarine environments (POCTI/BSE/37385/2001), Aveiro.

Publications

Projects

Wind and Biodiversity - Integrated solutions for managing biodiversity in Wind Farms: bird and bat mitigation and compensation See more

MIGRATAGIS - Wintering and migrating shorebirds as indicators of the quality of estuarine environments See more

Scientific Supervision

Communications in Scientific Meetings

Oral communications in international scientific meetings


Peste, F.Paula, A., Bernardino, J., Costa, H., Mascarenhas, M., Fonseca, C., Ramos Pereira, M.J. (2013). Off-site mitigation and compensation measures for bats at wind farms. Conference on Wind Power and Environmental Impacts. 5-7 February 2013, Stockholm, Sweden


Oral communications in national scientific meetings


F. Peste, M.J. Ramos Pereira, A. Paula, J. Bernardino, P. Pereira, M. Mascarenhas, H. Costa, Fonseca, C. (2015). Wind energy and the application of compensation measures for bats, Wind & Biodiversity Seminar. 15th January, Aveiro, Portugal


Bernardino, J., Paula, A., Marques A., Peste, F., Pereira M. J., Fonseca, C., Mascarenhas, M., Costa, H. (2014). Estratégias e tecnologias de minimização dos impactes dos parques eólicos nas aves e morcegos: qual a verdadeira relação de custo/benefício? 3rd Conference of the REDE (Rede de Língua Portuguesa de Avaliação de Impactos) and the 5th National Conference on Impact Assessment (CNAI'14) - APAI - Associação Portuguesa de Avaliação de Impactes, March 2014, Viseu, Portugal.


Dias, M.P., Peste, F., Granadeiro, J.P., Palmeirim, J.M. (2006). Limícolas e mariscadores no estuário do Tejo – poderão coexistir? V Congresso de Ornitologia, SPEA. March 2006, Oeiras, Portugal



 

Poster communications in international scientific meetings 

Peste, F., Ramos Pereira, M.J., Paula, A., Pereira, P., Bernardino, J., Vieira, J. Bastos, C., Mascarenhas, M., Costa, H., Fonseca, C. (2015). Management of coniferous forests for bats affected by wind farms: Challenges and opportunities for mitigation strategies. Conference on Wind energy and Wildlife impacts. 10-12 March, 2015. Berlin, Germany

 

Dias, M.P., Peste, F., Granadeiro, J.P., Palmeirim, J.M. (2005). The effects of traditional shellfishing on bird usage of mudflats in Tagus Estuary, Portugal. International Wader Study Group Annual Conference. Cork, Ireland

 

Peste, F., Trigo, S., Luís, A. (2003). Caracterização dos habitats de alimentação da Andorinha-do-mar-anã, Sterna albifrons, na Ria de Aveiro. IV Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA e II Jornadas Ibéricas de Ornitologia. Aveiro, Portugal

 

Peste, F., Trigo, S., Luís, A. (2003). Caracterização dos hábitos alimentares da Andorinha-do-mar-anã, Sterna albifrons, nidificante na Ria de Aveiro. IV Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA e II Jornadas Ibéricas de Ornitologia. Aveiro, Portugal

 

 

Poster communications in national scientific meetings 

Peste, F., Trigo, S., Luís, A. (2004). Comportamento reprodutor e territorial de Chilreta (Sterna albifrons) nididicante na Ria de Aveiro. VI Congresso de Etologia da Sociedade Portuguesa de Etologia. Coimbra, Portugal 

PROJECT PARTICIPATION

April 2012–February 2015 Research fellow in Project 11541 “Wind and Biodiversity” BI/CESAM/UA-Bio3, QREN and FEDER, (BI/UI88/3076/2012), University of Aveiro.


January-February 2011 Biological field technician developing telemetry related activities in project “Migratagis - Wintering and migrating shorebirds as indicators of the quality of estuarine environments” (PTDC/MAR/66319/2006), Lisbon, CBA, IO, ISPA.


April 2006 Collection and identification of benthic invertebrate fauna for the project “Pred-Tagis – Birds as predators of invertebrates in intertidal habitats: role in estuarine environments and scale dependent processes” (POCTI/BSE/47569/2002), Lisbon.


April-July 2004 Team member in the project “Breeding and foraging ecology of Little Terns to provide indicators of changes in estuarine environments” (POCTI/BSE/37385/2001), Aveiro.


April–August 2003 Research fellow (FCT) in the project “Breeding and foraging ecology of Little Terns to provide indicators of changes in estuarine environments” (POCTI/BSE/37385/2001), Aveiro.


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