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Ricardo Aleixo Henriques Correia

Ricardo Aleixo Henriques Correia

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Department: DBIO
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : G-9427-2016
  • 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

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

- 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


2017-Present Post-doctoral researcher, University of Aveiro

2014-2016 Post-doctoral researcher, Federal University of Alagoas and University of Oxford

Academic degress

2010-2014 Doctorate in Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia and University of Lisbon

2007-2008 Masters in Conservation Biology, University of Lisbon

2003-2007 Degree in Terrestrial Environmental Biology, University of Lisbon

Scientific Supervision

In progress (1)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Duygu Pembe (not a CESAM member)

Concluded (4)
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)



WoS Papers (30)
Other Papers (4)
Books (0)
Book Chapter (1)
Thesis (0)
Communications (0)
Other Publications (0)

CESAM Funding: