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Diana Catarina Simões Vieira

Diana Catarina Simões Vieira

Assistant Researcher

Research interests

Post-fire extreme hydrological events

Soil erosion

Academic degrees

PhD. In Environmental Sciences and Engineering - University of Aveiro, May 2015
M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering - University of Aveiro, 2008
Graduation in Environmental Engineering - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, 2007

Scientific activities

Jan 2019 to present - Assistant Researcher (Contract Researcher under Decree-Law 57/2016 Art.23rd - Transitional Rule)- Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM)
Jun 2017 to Jan 2019 - FCT Post-Doc Researcher - Marine, Environment & Technology Center (MARETEC)
Jan 2016 to May 2017 - Post-Doc Researcher - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM)
May 2015 to Dec 2015 - Fellowship for Scientific Research - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM)
Feb 2010 to May 2015 - PhD student in Environmental Sciences and Engineering - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM)


Young Scientists Travel Award for Europeans - European Geosciences Union, Alemanha, 2014
Young Scientists Travel Award - National Science Foundation, Estados Unidos, 2013
Young Scientists Travel Award for Europeans - European Geosciences Union, Alemanha, 2012



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

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

SusPiRe - a tool towards sustainable management of Pinus pinaster (Ait.) forests based on the prediction of spontaneous regeneration 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

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

Impact of Mediterranean forestry practices on soil hydrological properties: measurement and modelling See more

EROSFIRE II - A GIS-tool for slope-to-catchment-scale soil conservation management following forest wildfires See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): Joana Silva (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Lopes (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Marta Basso (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Joana Raquel Mendes Cação Parente (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Antonio Girona-García (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Lopes (CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Alda Vieira (CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Sofia Caçoilo Corticeiro (CESAM member)

CESAM Funding: