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  Bárbara Gonçalves  
  Phone: 916307939  
  e-mail: goncalves.barbara.abreu@gmail.com  
  Category: Phd Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
 
 
   
     
  Thesis title: Tools for Biodiversity Conservation
  Supervisor: Prof. Amadeu Soares
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
  Grant reference: SFRH / BD / 51438 / 2011
  Start date: 2011-06-01
  End date: 2015-06-01
Education

2011 - ongoing: Doctoral Programme of Biology and Ecology of Global Changes - University of Aveiro


2005 - 2006: MSc Coastal Conservation and Management - University of Glamorgan                    


2002 - 2005: BSc Hons Biology - University of Leeds


                    

Professional Experience

AUGUST 2011 GIS WHI OFFICER                                                                                            Worcestershire County Council


- Updating Worcestershire Habitat Inventory database.


JANUARY 2011 – JUNE SESSIONAL LECTURER                                                                                   Worcester University


- Teaching Population & Community Ecology (3rd Year Module): course materials, field trips, setting assignments, producing reading lists, course outlines and handouts; undertake marking.  


JANUARY 2010 – JAN. 2011 ECOLOGY: POLICY RESEARCHER                                         Worcestershire County Council


- Ecologist for Green Infrastructure (GI) Strategy;  Responsible for investigating and presenting findings in the form of technical document on Biodiversity Compensation – Banking Systems; Ecological Surveying and report writing; Worcestershire Habitat Inventory (WHI) – data input, mapping with GIS (Arcview 9.3) and analysis for GI plans; Provided Ecological advice to both Planning related work - Planning Applications - & non-planning related work such as schools and property services. 


MAY 09 – JULY 09 ECOLOGY: ASSISTANT COORDINATOR                                                  London Ecology Consultancy


- M25 Extension Project. Reptile and Amphibian Surveying. 


APRIL 07 – FEB 09 ECOLOGIST                                                                                                                                EDAW Plc  


Projects: Olympic 2012 Biodiversity Action Plans; Westfield Shopping Centre Green Wall Planting Scheme and Design, London; Education City –Doha- Qatar; Bedford River Valley Park Framework Plan and Delivery Map, Bedford; SE Wales Networked Environmental Region; Arun Core Strategy – Phase 1 Habitat Survey; Wind Turbine Assessment Study, Bat Survey, London


 

Publications
  1. B. Gonçalves A. .M.a.r.q.u.e.s., A. M. Soares and H.M. Pereira . (2015) Biodiversity offsets: from current challenges to harmonized metrics. Current Opinion In Environmental Sustainability. 14, 61-67. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Goncalves B., Marques A., Soares A.M.V.D., Pereira H.M. (2015) Biodiversity offsets: from current challenges to harmonized metrics. Current Opinion In Environmental Sustainability. 14, 61-67. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2014) Target 15 - Ecosystem restoration and Resilience. In: Global Biodiversity Outlook 4 - A mid-term assessment of progress towards the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. (see details)