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Ricardo Aleixo Henriques Correia

Ricardo Aleixo Henriques Correia

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID G-9427-2016
  • ORCID 0000-0001-7359-9091
  • Department: DBIO
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AUTHOR: (CORREIA, R. OR CORREIA, R.A.) AND ADDRESS: (LISBON OR NORWICH OR MACEIÒ OR OXFORD OR AVEIRO)
  • Title: Assessing the vulnerability of semi-arid ecosystems to climate change: a novel multi-dimensional framework applied to the Caatinga biome Supervisor: Dr. José Augusto Alves (UA) / Prof. Richard James Ladle (UFAL - Brazil) Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/118635/2016 Start date: 2017-05-01 End date: 2020-04-30


Research interests

Climate change impacts on natural ecosystems
Biodiversity conservation
Protected area management
Application of novel technologies to the study of human-nature interactions

Academic degrees

2015 PhD in Environmental Sciences (University of East Anglia and University of Lisbon)
2008 MSc in Conservation Biology (University of Lisbon)
2007 BSc in Environmental Biology (University of Lisbon)

Scientific activities

2017-Present Post-doctoral researcher, University of Aveiro
2014-2016 Post-doctoral researcher, Federal University of Alagoas and University of Oxford
2009-2010 Research Assistant, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Others

2017, 2018 Top 1% Peer-reviewer in Environmental Sciences, Publons
2012 Short-listed for student presentation award, 3rd European Congress on Conservation Biology
2009 Best poster award, 6th Portuguese Ornithology Congress & 4th Iberian Ornithology Congress

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Co-supervisor): Duygu Pembe (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Jared Retka (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Janisson Santos (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Norah Gamarra (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Bruno Umbelino (not a CESAM member)

Main research interests

My research focuses on the study of environmental and conservation challenges, focusing on human and nature interactions. Main research topics include:


- Climate change impacts on natural ecosystems


- Biodiversity conservation


- Protected area management


- Application of novel technologies to the study of human-nature interactions


Keywords: Conservation biology, climate change, protected areas, conservation culturomics, ecosystem services


CESAM Funding: