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Eduardo Marques e Silva Rocha de Oliveira

Eduardo Marques e Silva Rocha de Oliveira

PhD Student

  • Author Name : Oliveira E.
  • Doctoral Programme: Environmental Sciences and Engineering
  • Thesis title: Integration of remote sensing data to facilitate multi-hazards risk assessments in coastal regions
  • Supervisor: Maria de Fátima Lopes Alves

  • Researcher ID: W-9822-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-9276-9145
  • Ciencia ID: 781D-1C4C-0821
  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Socio-Ecological Systems Analysis, Management & Planning (SES)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Oliveira ER OR Oliveira E OR Oliveira EMSR) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • Thesis title: Integration of remote sensing data to facilitate multi-hazards risk assessments in coastal regions Supervisor: Maria de Fátima Lopes Alves Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/104663/2014 Start date: 2015-12-01 End date: 2020-03-15

Research interests

Risk assessment: Oil Spill, Soil Erosion, Floods, Forest Fires
GIS and Remote Sensing
Stakeholder engagement
Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Maritime Spatial Planning
Climate Change Adaptation at Local Scales
Ecosystem Services
Energetic Systems Management
Agricultural and Forest Management

Academic degrees

01/12/2015 - 15/03/2020: PhD Grant (SFRH/BD/104663/2014) "Integration of remote sensing data to facilitate multi-hazards risk assessments in coastal regions". Main supervision - Prof Maria de Fátima Alves (Departamento de Ambiente e Ordenamento, Universidade de Aveiro/CESAM). Co-supervision - Leonardo Disperati (Department of Earth, Environment and Physical Sciences, Università degli Studi di Siena)

2007: Master degree - Environmental Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Thesis Title:" Efeito da lixiviação pela água da chuva sobre a composição da biomassa de arbustos recolhidos na floresta na região Litoral-Centro"
2006: Environmental Engineering Degree, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Scientific activities

2014: Junior teacher - Eramus I.P. "MIRAME 2014 - MultI-Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Europe" on the modules of "Digital Cartography and GIS - coordinate systems, data models, attributes, DEM" e "Floods - vulnerability and risk mapping" - Universidade de Aveiro
2014: Teaching on “Risk Assessment” and “Natural, Technological and Industrial Risks” of Environmental Engineering Master and Joint European Master in Environmental Studies (under compensatory regime for doctoral fees)
2009 - 2015: Researcher at the Group of Natural Resources, Environment and Heritage Planning, Department of Environment and Planning.
2010: European Commission Traineeship - EUROSTAT - Project LUCAS (Land Use/Cover Area Frame Survey) (Luxembourg)
2008 - 2009: Leonardo Da Vinci Programme - Research Assistant - Instituto de Geociencias (CSIC-UCM) Dpto. Geodinámica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)



2014: NASA Remote Sensing for Land Management webinar course (5h), 3 November - 1 December. Course lectured by ARSET.
2013: Participation in NOSCA Seminar 2013 on Oil Spill Technology in Lofotoen (Norway): "Oil spill R&D in vulnerable and remote areas: from the tropics to the northern seas"
2013: Intensive Course Remote Sensing - FMUP/ISPUP
2013: Erasmus Intensive Programme IP: MultI-Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Europe (MIRAME) - Università di Siena, Centre of Geotechnologies (Italy)
2012: Erasmus Intensive Programme on Maritime Spatial Planning - Università Iuav di Venezia (Italy)
2012: Curso de Gestão de Empresa Agrícola (PRODER)
2012: Curso ArcGis Desktop - Introdução aos SIG (PRODER)
2012: 1ª Semana de Voluntariado no âmbito do Projecto Querença -Área de Agronomia
2007 - 2008: Traineeship Margres - Panaria/Galp Energia/UA - sustainable energetic systems

Organization of seminars and conferences:

2018 - Member of the organization team of the 3rd International Symposium of Ocean Governance for Sustainability, Universidade de Aveiro, 11 a 12 June 2018
2014: Member of the organization team - Eramus I.P. "MIRAME 2014 - MultI-Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Europe" - Universidade de Aveiro
2013: Member of the organization team of the event "E depois do DAO?" - Univerisidade de Aveiro



ClimAdaPT.Local - Municipal Strategies for Adaptation to Climate Change See more

MCES - The Economic Valuation and Governance of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services See more

Changes on the use and transformation of the territory, in the county of Estarreja - an evolutionary study to support municipal management See more

Revisão do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira de Ovar – Marinha Grande See more

SPRES - Oil Spill Prevention and Response at Local Scales See more

SMARTPARKS: Planning and Management System for Small Islands Protected Areas See more

Scientific Supervision

Short Bio

Eduardo R. Oliveira is a PhD student in Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of Aveiro (Portugal), with an individual fellow from FCT (SFRH/BD/104663/2014).

His thesis and latest research work has been dedicated to risk assessment studies in coastal areas, with a strong component of GIS & Remote Sensing technologies and multi-hazard approaches.

With 10 years of professional and academic experience after graduating in MSc in Environmental Engineering (at the University of Aveiro), Eduardo has developed work in 6 countries, participated in 7 national and international research projects, and co-authored multiple scientific publications, including 9 WoS papers.

CESAM Funding: