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Maria de Fátima Lopes Alves

Maria de Fátima Lopes Alves

Assistant Professor with Habilitation



Publications

Projects

LESSisMORE - LESS discards and LESS fishing effort for BETTER efficiency on the small-scale fisheries See more

PERICLES - PrEseRvIng and sustainably governing Cultural heritage and Landscapes in European coastal and maritime regionS See more

CephsandChefs - Octopus, squid, cuttlefish, sustainable fisheries and chefs See more

UNaLab - Urban Nature Labs See more

ECOMAR - Evaluacion y monitoreo de servicios ecosistémicos marino-costeros See more

SIMNORAT - Supporting Implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in the Northern European Atlantic See more

AQUACROSS - Knowledge, Assessment, and Management for AQUAtic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aCROSS EU policies See more

Implementation of a low-cost ambient air quality monitoring micro sensors for population awareness and to support civil protection See more

Intermunicipal Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change - Viseu-Dão-Lafões See more

Avaliação Ambiental Estratégica do Plano de Ordenamento do Espaço Marítimo Nacional See more

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

ADAPT-MED Is current decision making “adapted to internalize adaptation” into policy making? See more

MIRAME - MultI-Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Europe 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

TPEA - Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic See more

LarvalSources - Assessing the ecological performance of marine protected area (MPA) networks See more

FRURB - Managing flood risk in urban areas in a global change context 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

LAGOONS - Integrated water resources and coastal zone management in European lagoons in the context of climate change See more

PAC:MAN - Pollution accidents in coastal areas: a Risk management system See more

ICZM Implementation in Portugal 2006-2010 See more

ADAPTARia: Climate Change Modelling on Ria de Aveiro Littoral - Adaptation Strategy for Coastal and Fluvial Flooding See more

IB-TWM - Iberian Trans-boundary Water Management: experiences from the past and approaches for the future See more

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

IMARA - Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach to Flood RisK Analysis See more

Estudo de Caracterização para o Reordenamento e a Valorização dos Núcleos Piscatórios Lagunares. See more

Portuguese Maritime Spatial Plan (mailnad) See more

SAL(H)INA Salt History - nature and environment See more

HISPORTOS - a research project on portuguese seaports in the early modern age - séc.XV-XVIII See more

Scientific Supervision

BGCT (Main Supervisor): Márcia Filipa Marques (CESAM member)

BI (Main Supervisor): Ana Margarida Ferreira da Silva (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Eduardo Marques e Silva Rocha de Oliveira (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Maria da Luz Bandeira Rodrigues Fernandes (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Tanya Cristina de Jesus Esteves (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Victória Duarte Lacerda (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Domingos Pires (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Maria Isabel Bastos (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Johnny Reis (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Adriano Hugo Pereira Quintela (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Lisa Pinto de Sousa (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Manuel Lima (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Nancy Barros (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Bruno Fernando Loureiro Silveira (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Eugénia Machado (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Filipa Saraiva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Luca Cenci (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Maria Teresa Alves (not a CESAM member)

Investigação Cientifica (Main Supervisor): Eduardo Marques e Silva Rocha de Oliveira (CESAM member)

Bolseiro de Investigação (Mestre) (Main Supervisor): Catarina Isabel Marques da Fonseca (not a CESAM member)

Bolseiro de Investigação (Mestre) (Main Supervisor): Inês M C da Cruz Antunes (not a CESAM member)

Bolseiro de Investigação (Mestre) (Main Supervisor): Tanya Cristina de Jesus Esteves (CESAM member)

Erasmus Placement (Main Supervisor): Luca Cenci (not a CESAM member)

Bolseiro de Investigação (Main Supervisor): Cláudia Pimentel (ex-CESAM member)

Bolseiro de Investigação (Mestre) (Main Supervisor): Inês Magalhães Crespo da Cruz Antunes (ex-CESAM member)

Bolseiro de Investigação (Mestre) (Main Supervisor): Cláudia Pimentel (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Tatiana Moritz (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Lisa Pinto de Sousa (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Moisés Lucas (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Domingos Pires (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Carina de Lurdes Bastos Lopes (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Luz Paramio Martin (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Maria Luz Paramio Martin (ex-CESAM member)

Ph.D. Supervision (concluded)

(3) Lisa Pinto de Sousa. "Model to Integrated Ecosystems Services into the Planning Processes". Universidade de Aveiro. 2012/2017.


(2) Carina de Lurdes Bastos Lopes. "Numerical modelling of the impacts of climate changes on the Ria de Aveiro flooding - risk maps and adaptation strategies". Universidade de  Aveiro. 2011/2016.


(1) Maria da Luz Paramio Martin. "Governanca Oceânica: bases estratégicas para a governação do 'Mar dos Açores". Bolsa de Doutoramento da DRCT dos Açores na Universidade dos Açores. 2008/2012.

Projetos of I&I&D ongoing

INTERNACIONAIS:


 


Cooperation with Northern and Southern Transatlantic Dimension – Maritime Protected Areas (MPAs). Financiado pela DG ENV (CE). Para a B&S Europe. Expert: Fátima Lopes Alves. (2016-2017)


 


NACIONAIS:


Estratégia Intermunicipal de Adaptação às Alterações Climáticas Viseu-Dão-Lafões (2017-2018). Coordenador e Parceiros: CEDRU; IGOT/UL; WE-Consulting; TIS; DAO/UA; Coordenadora na UA: Fátima Lopes Alves


Plano Municipal de Adaptação às Alterações Climáticas do Municipio de Ilhavo (2017-2018): Coordenador e Parceiros: CEDRU; IGOT/UL; DAO/UA. Coordenadora na UA: Fátima Lopes Alves


 

Thecnical and Scientific Consultancy


  • 2016 - 2020: GIZ GmbH (DE) na Elaboração do Plano de Ordenamento do Espaço Marínho de Angola. No âmbito do Projeto MARISMA da GIZ/BCC.

  • 2016-2018 -  DG Environment no projeto: Cooperation with Northern and Southern Transatlantic Dimension – Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) (Specific Contract Nr 2015/368608 para a B&S Europe Consulting.

  • 2011 -  Ao Instituto da Água (MAOT) na coordenação do Relatório Nacional sobre a Implementação da Recomendação Europeia sobre Gestão Integrada da Zona Costeira, em Portugal (período 2006- 2010).

  • 2006  -  Ao Instituto da Água (MAOTDR) na coordenação do Relatório Nacional sobre a Execução da Recomendação Europeia sobre Gestão Integrada da Zona Costeira, em Portugal (período 2000- 2006).

  • 2004 -  Ao Gabinete de Estudos e Planeamento (MCOTA) para a área do Ambiente e Ordenamento do Território.

  • 2003 - Ao Instituto da Água (MAOTDR) no âmbito do Plano de Ordenamento da Albufeira de Águas Públicas de Castelo de Bode.

  • 2000 - Ao Instituto da Água (Ministério do Ambiente), no âmbito da realização do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira para o troço Alcobaça- Mafra.

  • 1998 - Ao Instituto da Água (Ministério do Ambiente) âmbito da realização do Plano de Ordenamento da Orla Costeira para o troço Ovar e Marinha Grande

Awards

Academic Excellence Award 2009 - Pedro Pinto; M. Caetano, M. Painho and F. Alves "Urban growth on coastal erosion vulnerable stretches" was awarded the 2nd prize at the UNIGIS Academic Excellence Prize 2009 (paper published JCR SI56 2009)


IMAR/ FLAD 1999 (Fullbrigth) research in the University of Maryland, Center of Environmental Science - Chesapeack Bay (Maryland/ EUA), during two months with Professor Doutor Donald Boesch (Director do CES).

Other Research Topics

Environmental Legislation; Environmental Economy; Sustainable Indicators; Governance; Strategic Spatial Planning.

Short Bio

Fátima Lopes Alves has a PhD in Sciences Applied to the Environment (University of Aveiro;Portugal). She is professor in the Department of Environment and Planning in the University of Aveiro and researcher at the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM). With more than 23 years of professional experience, her main fields of expertise are Integrated Coastal and Marine Planning and Management, Spatial Planning of Protected Areas, Strategic Planning, AIA/ SEA. She is participating/has participated in national (FCT; EEA Grants) and international research projects on ICZM, MSP and Environment and Socioeconomic Assessment. Some of these projects are TPEA: Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic (DG MARE), AQUACROSS: Knowledge, Assessment, and Management for Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services across EU policies (H2020), LAGOONS: Integrated water resources and coastal zone management in European lagoons in the context of climate change (FP7), and SPRES: Oil Spill Prevention and Response (INTERREG IV). Fatima Lopes Alves has long experience in working has a consultant for public and private organizations. She has also vast experience in the coordination of multidisciplinary teams has member of the coordination team of the Portuguese Maritime Spatial Planning and Coastal Zone Management Plans in the Portuguese mainland and of Azores islands. She is editor of 7 books, co-author of 15 books chapters and author of 28 papers in ISI journals in the area of Coastal and Maritime Management and Planning. Supervisor of 27 MSc students, 10 PhD students and 1 post-doc researcher. International evaluator of the BONNUS Programme for Baltic Sea in 2014 (thematic area: maritime spatial planning). Expert to the international enterprises: B&S Europe (Brussels) and GIZ (German) in the scope of Marine Protected Area in the Atlantic space and, in the scope of maritime Spatial Planning and ICZM for the Benguela Current Comission (Angola, Namibe and South Africa).


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