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  Maria da Luz Bandeira Rodrigues Fernandes  
  Phone: +351 234 370 200 , ext 22641  
  e-mail: maria.luz@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Planning and Management  
  Research group: Coastal Zone Planning and Manag.
 
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: Fernandes M.L.  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/marialuz  
     
  Thesis title: Maritime Spatial Planning in the North Atlantic Basin
  Supervisor: Maria de Fátima Lopes Alves
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: PD/BD/113485/2015
  Start date: 2015-10-01
  End date: 2018-10-01
Short Bio

Maria da Luz Fernandes graduated in 2007 in Environmental Engineer and has worked in environmental consulting and academic research. At present, is a phD Student at the Doctoral Programme of Marine Science, Technology and Management (Do*Mar) in the Enviromental and Planning Department in Aveiro University with a research grand financed by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT). Her main research interests are coastal and ocean integrated planning and management; ecossystem based management; cimate change; adaptation and mitigation strategies; strategic environmental assessment; environmental impact assessment

Education and Training

Education 


2009: Master degree - Environmental Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Thesis Title:"Localization Study of the Access Corridor to the Wave Energy Pilot Zone" 


2007: Environmental Engineering Degree, University of Aveiro, Portugal


 Training


MSP Summer School COSELMAR, Nantes, France (40 hours); June 2015 


"NASA Remote Sensing for Land Management” webminar course (5 hrs). Fall 2014. Course lectured by ARSET


ERASMUS IP MIRAME 2014. Multi Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Europe. Organized by Università degli Studi di Siena (15 days intensive programme). July, 2014


Advanced formation in InVEST models for ecosystem valuation. University of Vigo, Spain, 27-31 May 2014. Course lectured by Natural Capital Project.


Introduction to ArcGis, UNAVE, Aveiro, 6-7,May,2008. Certified course by ESRI.

Professional Experience

2013/... - Researcher on the Group of Natural Resources, Environment and Heritage Planning, Department of Environment and Planning. 


2010-2012 - Environmental Engineer / Technician. Environmental consultant UV&P, Vienna,  Austria. 


2010-2010 - Inov Contacto Traineeship. Environmental consultant UV&P, Vienna, Austria


2007-2009 - Environmental Engineer / Technician. Martifer Energia | Project PIDREO 

Awards

Mai 2013 - Jul 2013: IMAR/FLAD 2012 Research Grant in University of Massachusetts - Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security with scientific supervision of Robbin Peach (Executive Director). 

Organisation of seminars and conferences

2012- 2014. Organization of stakeholder workshops in TPEA project 


2013 – 2014: Assistant lecturer (25% allocated) on two courses: Natural Risk Management and Coastal Policy (classes in English to Master and Bachelor Programmes) in the degrees Marinne ciences and Joint European Master in Environmental Studies, Univeristy of Aveiro. 

Projects
MCES - The Economic Valuation and Governance of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services [see details]

TPEA - Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic [see details]

Revisão do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira de Ovar – Marinha Grande [see details]

ADAPTARia: Climate Change Modelling on Ria de Aveiro Littoral - Adaptation Strategy for Coastal and Fluvial Flooding [see details]

Publications
  1. Fernandes, M.L., Esteves, T.C., Oliveira, E.R., Alves, F.L. (2017) How does the cumulative impacts approach support Maritime Spatial Planning?. Ecological Indicators. 73, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.09.014
  2. Jay S., Alves F.L., O'Mahony C., Gomez M., Rooney A., Almodovar M., Gee K., de Vivero J.L.S., Goncalves J.M.S., Fernandes M.D., Tello O., Twomey S., Prado I., Fonseca C., Bentes L., Henriques G., Campos A. (2016) Transboundary dimensions of marine spatial planning: Fostering inter-jurisdictional relations and governance. Marine Policy. 65, 85-96. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X15003954
  3. Fernandes M.D., Antunes I.C., Oliveira E.R., Alves F.L. (2016) Design Policy Options supported by Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services Assessment and Valuation: a Case Study in Portugal. Journal Of Coastal Research. 977-981. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI75-196.1
  4. Alves F.L., Sousa L.P., Esteves T.C., Oliveira E.R., Antunes I.C., Fernandes M.D., Carvalho L., Barroso S., Pereira M. (2014) Trend Change(s) in Coastal Management Plans: the integration of short and medium term perspectives in the spatial planning process. Journal Of Coastal Research. 437-442. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.cerf-jcr.org/images/stories/2014_ICS_Proceedings/JCR_SI_70_07...
  5. Dias J.M., Lopes C.L., Coelho C., Pereira C., Alves F.L., Sousa L.P., Antunes I.C., Fernandes M.D., Phillips M.R. (2014) Influence of climate change on the Ria de Aveiro littoral: adaptation strategies for flooding events and shoreline retreat. Journal Of Coastal Research. 320-325. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.nmec.eu/images/artigos/96_2014_Influence_of_Climate_Change_on...
  6. Fernandes M.L., Alves F.L., Coelho C.D. (2011) The Use of Scenarios in the Marine Space to Define the Localization of the Access Corridor to a Wave Energy Structure. Journal Of Coastal Research. II, SI 64, 1965-1969. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Jay S., Gee K., Almodovar M., de Armas D., Alves F.L., Bentes L., Fonseca C., Galofré J., Gómez-Ballesteros M., Gonçalves J., Henriques G., Capote A.L., Fernandes M.L., Fernández P. J., Machado P., McClarey G., McGreevy A., Aranda I.M.M., O’Mahony C., Ortiz L., Prado I., Rooney A., Suárez de Vivero J.L., Tello O., Twomey S. (2014) Jay, S.; Gee, K. . (EDS.), Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic: Good Practice Guide. Lessons for Cross-border MSP from Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic. ISBN 978-0-9930146-0-4. (see details)
    Link: http://www.tpeamaritime.eu/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/TPEA_bestpract_...
  1. Alves F.L., Coelho C.D., Antunes I.C., Sousa L.P., Pereira C., Fernandes M.L., Roebeling P.C. (2013) Estratégias de Adaptação. In: Risco de Cheias e Estratégias de Adaptação para a Zona Costeira e Lagunar da Ria de Aveiro. Dias J.M. & Alves F.L. (eds.). 978-989-98755-0-0. (see details)
  1. Fernandes M.L. (2009) Estudo da Localização do Corredor de Acesso à Zona Piloto de Energia das Ondas. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/655
  1. Fernandes, M.L. and Alves, F.L. (2016) How cumulative impact assessment supports maritime spatial planning?. (see details)
    Link: https://doi.org/10.3389/conf.fmars.2016.05.00069
  2. Alves F.L., Sousa L.P., Esteves T.C., Oliveira E.R., Antunes I.C., Fernandes M.L., Carvalho L., Barroso S., Pereira M. (2014) Trend Change(s) in Coastal Management Plans: the integration of short and medium term perspectives in the spatial planning process. . (see details)
  3. Dias J.M., Lopes C.L., Coelho C., Pereira C., Alves F.L., Sousa L.P., Antunes I.C., Fernandes M.L., Phillips M.R. (2014) Influence of climate change on the Ria de Aveiro littoral: adaptation strategies for flooding events and shoreline retreat. . (see details)
  4. Fernandes M.L., Sousa, L., Lillebø, A. , Alves F. L (2013) Establishment of a Guidance Framework for Cross-border Maritime Spatial Planning. (see details)
  5. M. L. Fernandes ., F. L. Alves . (2013) Governação do Espaço Marítimo do Atlântico Norte: caso de estudo Europeu e Norte-Americano. (see details)
  6. Fonseca C., Fernandes M.L., Lillebø A.I., Alves F. (2013) Questões transfronteiriças no planeamento do espaço marítimo: da cooperação à colaboração. (see details)
  7. João A. Soares, João Rocha, Lisa P. Sousa, Pedro Almeida, Bruno Silveira, Carla Teotónio, Eduardo Oliveira, Henrique Alves, Maria da Luz Fernandes, Ana I. Lillebø, Peter Roebeling, Fátima L. Alves, Celeste Coelho (2013) On-going projects on interdisciplinary research approaches and multi-scale analyses of Ria de Aveiro coastal lagoon and linked interfaces. (see details)
  8. Sousa L.P., Lopes C.L., Azevedo A., Fernandes M.L., Dias J.M. & Alves F.L. (2013) Building scenarios and visualizations to support participatory decision-making: experiences from a coastal lagoon. . (see details)
  9. Fernandes M.L., Alves F.L., Coelho C.D. (2010) Location of the access corridor to the wave energy –a Portuguese pilot zone study. (see details)
  10. TPEA. Governance and Transboundary MSP. TPEA Project Showcase, European Maritime Day, May 20, Bremmen, Germany. (see details)
  11. Fernandes, M. L., Stakeholder Participation in the Southern Pilot Area. Third Northern Stakeholder Workshop. April 15, 2014. Carlingford, Co. Louth, Republic of Ireland. (see details)
  12. Fernandes, M.L., Alves F.,L Transboundary Spatial Planning in US and Europe (2013). Public presentation held at the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security at the University of Massachusetts Boston, July,. (see details)
  1. Alves F.L., Lillebø A. I., Sousa L. P. , Fernandes M. L., Fonseca C. (2014) TPEA. Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic: Pilot Areas Report. University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK. 33 pp. University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.. (see details)
  2. Alves F.L., Lillebø A. I., Sousa L. P. , Fernandes M. L. (2013) TPEA - Conceptual Framework Report. Legal, Technical and Stakeholder Framework. WP 1.1 . (see details)
    Link: http://www.tpeamaritime.eu/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/TPEA_CONCEPTUAL...
  3. Alves F.L., Lillebø A. I., Sousa L. P. , Fernandes M. L., Fonseca C. (2013) TPEA - Initial Assessment Report. WP 1.2. (see details)
    Link: http://www.tpeamaritime.eu/Initial_Assessment_Report_final_26July.pdf
  4. Alves F.L., Lillebø A. I., Sousa L. P. , Fernandes M. L., Fonseca C. (2013) TPEA - Exploring Transboundary Maritime Planning: TPEA Workshop Report (Southern Context). (see details)
    Link: http://www.tpeamaritime.eu/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Workshop-Report...
  5. Alves F.L., Sousa L.P., Fernandes M.L., Antunes I., Coelho C.D., Pereira C. (2013) ADAPTARia: Modelação das Alterações Climáticas no Litoral da Ria de Aveiro - Estratégias de Adaptação para Cheias Costeiras e Fluviais. Relatório da Tarefa 7 - Formulação de Estratégias de Adaptação. Universidade de Aveiro, CESAM. (see details)
  6. Alves F.L., Antunes I., Sousa L.P., Fernandes M.L. (2013) ADAPTARia: Modelação das Alterações Climáticas no Litoral da Ria de Aveiro - Estratégias de Adaptação para Cheias Costeiras e Fluviais. Relatório da Tarefa 8 - Participação de Utilizadores Finais e Divulgação de Resultados. Universidade de Aveiro, CESAM. (see details)
  7. MCES The Economic Valuation and Governance of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services. Progress Report Task A4. Study Site Characterization - Assessment of the status and trends of marine and coastal Ecosystem Services. . (see details)
  1. Fernandes, M.L. and Alves, F.L. (2016) How cumulative impact assessment supports maritime spatial planning? Front. Mar. Sci. Conference Abstract: XIX Iberian Symposium on Marine Biology Studies. doi: 10.3389/conf.FMARS.2016.05.00069. (see details)
  2. Sousa, L.P., Lopes, C.L., Azevedo, A., Fernandes, M.L., Dias, J.M., Alves, F.L. (2013) Building Scenarios and Visualizations to Support Participatory Decision-Making: Experiences from a Coastal Lagoon, In: Devillers, R., Lee, C., Canessa, R., Sherin, A. (Eds), CoastGIS Conference 2013: Monitoring and Adapting to Change on the Coast. (see details)
    Link: http://coinatlantic.ca/coastgis2013/docs/proceedings.pdf
  3. Fernandes, M. L., Sousa, L., Lillebø, A., Alves, F. L. (2013) Establishment of a Guidance Framework for Cross-border Maritime Spatial Planning. TWAM2013 International Conference & Workshops – Book of abstracts.ISBN: 978-972-789-377-5. (see details)
  4. Fernandes M.L., Alves F.L. . (2013) Governação do Espaço Marítimo do Atlântico Norte: caso de estudo Europeu e Norte-Americano. Actas do Congresso ”10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente XII Congresso Nacional de Engenharia do Ambiente”. (see details)
  5. João A. Soares, João Rocha, Lisa P. Sousa, Pedro Almeida, Bruno Silveira, Carla Teotónio, Eduardo Oliveira, Henrique Alves, Maria da Luz Fernandes, Ana I. Lillebø, Peter Roebeling, Fátima L. Alves, Celeste Coelho (2013) On-going projects on interdisciplinary research approaches and multi-scale analyses of Ria de Aveiro coastal lagoon and linked interfaces. In: Roebeling, P.C. & Rocha, J. (Eds), 2013. TWAM2013 International Conference & Workshops – Book of abstracts. CESAM – Department of Environment & Planning, University of Aveiro, Portugal. 93pp. ISBN: 978-972-789-377-5. Aveiro, March 2013. (see details)
  6. Fonseca, C., Fernandes, M.L., Lillebø, A., Alves, F. L (2013) Questões transfronteiriças no planeamento do espaço marítimo: da cooperação à colaboração. Book of abstracts – 10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente – XII Congresso Nacional de Engenharia do Ambiente.725-730 pp. (see details)