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  Carlos Silveira  
  Phone: +351 234 370 200, ext. 22619  
  e-mail: carlos.silveira@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Environment and Planning  
  Research group: Atmospheric Processes and Modelling
 
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  Thesis title: Multiscale urban air pollution modelling: towards healthier cities.
  Supervisor: Prof. Ana Isabel Miranda
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/112343/2015
  Start date: 2015-10-01
  End date: 2019-09-30
Present Situation

Scholarship Type: PhD Grant
Funded by: FCT
Reference: SFRH/BD/112343/2015
Start Date: 2015-10-01
End Date: 2019-09-30  


 

Academic Degrees

Master Degree in Forest Resources - 2010
College of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra

Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information Systems - 2006
Degree in Planning Engineering of Natural Resources - 2004
College of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco

Research Interests

- Multiscale modelling of emissions and air quality and their effects on the human health

- Exploit remote sensing products for air quality applications

- Biosphere-atmosphere interaction

- Forest fires

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Group of Emissions, Modelling and Climate Change


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Thesis

Silveira, C. M. S.. 2010. Estudo comparativo de três metodologias de cartografia de perigosidade de incêndio florestal: aplicação à Zona de Intervenção Florestal (ZIF) Cordinha, Oliveira do Hospital. Estágio Profissionalizante do Curso de Mestrado em Recursos Florestais. Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Coimbra.

Projects
DOUROZONE – Risco de exposição ao ozono para a vinha Duriense em clima actual e futuro [see details]

FUTURAR - Qualidade do Ar em Portugal em 2030 - apoio à decisão política [see details]

MAPLIA - Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment [see details]

EMOSAT - Characterisation of emission sources using advanced atmospheric modelling and satellite data [see details]

Publications
  1. Duque L., Relvas H., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Monteiro A., Gama C., Rafael S., Freitas S., Borrego C., Miranda A.I. (2016) Evaluating strategies to reduce urban air pollution. Atmospheric Environment. 127, 196-204. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.12.043
  2. Miranda A.I., Ferreira J., Silveira C., Relvas H., Duque L., Roebeling P., Lopes M., Costa S., Monteiro A., Gama C., Sa E., Borrego C., Teixeira J.P. (2016) A cost-efficiency and health benefit approach to improve urban air quality. Science Of The Total Environment. 569, 342-351. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.102
  3. Silveira C., Roebeling P., Lopes M., Ferreira J., Costa S., Teixeira J.P., Borrego C., Miranda A.I. (2016) Assessment of health benefits related to air quality improvement strategies in urban areas: An Impact Pathway Approach. Journal Of Environmental Management. 183, 694-702. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.08.079
  4. Miranda A., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Monteiro A., Lopes D., Relvas H., Borrego C., Roebeling P. (2015) Current air quality plans in Europe designed to support air quality management policies. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 6, 3, 434-443. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5094/APR.2015.048
  5. Silveira C.M.S., Tchepel O.A. (2014) Influence of the spatial resolution of satellite-derived vegetation parameters on the biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emission modeling. Central European Journal Of Geosciences. 6, 1, 104-111. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s13533-012-0166-z
  6. Costa S., Ferreira J., Silveira C., Costa C., Lopes D., Relvas H., Borrego C., Roebeling P., Miranda A.I., Teixeira J.P. (2014) Integrating Health on Air Quality Assessment-Review Report on Health Risks of Two Major European Outdoor Air Pollutants: PM and NO2. Journal Of Toxicology And Environmental Health-part B-critical Reviews. 17, 6, 307-340. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: 10.1080/10937404.2014.946164
  1. Miranda A., Lopes D., Relvas H., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Borrego C. (2015) Metodologias de avaliação integrada no âmbito de planos de melhoria da qualidade do ar em Portugal. Indústria E Ambiente. 95, 18-21. (see details)
  2. Miranda, A.I., Relvas, H., Turrini, E., Lopes, D, Silveira, C., Ferreira, J., Lopes, M., Sá, E., Borrego, C., Volta, M (2014) Urban Air Quality Plans and Integrated Assessment_Methodologies. 3, 70-78. (see details)
    Link: http://www.davidpublishing.com/DownLoad/?id=17843
  1. Blanco-Ward D., Monteiro A., Lopes M., Borrego C., Silveira C., Viceto C., Rocha A., Ribeiro A., Andrade J., Feliciano M., Castro J., Barreales D., Carlos C., Peixoto C., and Miranda A (2017) Analysis of climate change indices in relation to wine production: a case study in the Douro region (Portugal). 9, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1051/bioconf/20170901011
  2. M. Lopes, S. Rafael, L. Tarelho A. Dias, C. Silveira, A.I. Miranda(1) (2015) Investigação para impulsionar a Bioenergia em Portugal. (see details)
  3. Silveira C., Lopes M., Roebeling P., Ferreira J., Costa S., Teixeira J.P., Borrego C., Miranda A.I. (2015) Economic evaluation of air pollution impacts on human health: an overview of applied methodologies. 181-192. (see details)
    Link: http://www.witpress.com/elibrary/wit-transactions-on-ecology-and-the-env...
  4. Roebeling, P., C. Silveira, M. Lopes, J. Ferreira, H. Relvas, C. Borrego, A.I. Miranda, S. Costa and J.P. Teixeira (2015) Downscaling NOx emission abatement cost functions from the national to regional level: a case study for Portugal and Grande Porto. 83-89. (see details)
  5. Relvas H., Miranda A.I., Turrini E., Lopes D., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Borrego C., Volta M., Roebeling P., Teixeira J.P., Costa S (2014) Integrated assessment of abatement strategies to improve air quality in urban environments. (see details)
  6. Costa S., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Relvas H., Lopes D., Borrego C., Roebeling P., Miranda A.I., Teixeira J.P. (2014) Integrating health in air quality assessment - a local approach in Oporto city, Portugal. (see details)
  7. Miranda A.I, Silveira C., Ferreira J., Monteiro A., Lopes D., Relvas H., Roebeling P., Borrego C., Turrini E., Volta M. (2014) Urban air quality plans in Europe: a review on applied methodologies. 315-326. (see details)
  8. Costa S., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Relvas H., Lopes D., Borrego C., Roebeling P., Miranda A.I., Teixeira J.P. (2014) Integrating human health risks on air quality assessment to improve urban environments. poster presentation, (see details)
  9. Miranda, A.I., Relvas, H., Turrini, E., Lopes, D., Silveira, C., Rafael, S., Ferreira, J., Lopes, M., Borrego, C., Volta, M. (2014) Urban Air Quality Plans and Integrated Assessment Methodologies. (see details)
    Link: http://www.josunas.org/login/index.php/josunas/article/view/379
  10. Tchepel O., Silveira C. (2013) Multiscale analysis of satellite-derived vegetation parameters for biogenic VOC emission modeling. (see details)
    Link: http://www.cyprusremotesensing.com/rscy2013/
  11. A.P. Fernandes, O. Tchepel, J. Ferreira, H. Martins, C. Silveira, A.I. Miranda, C. Borrego (2013) Tropospheric NO2 columns over Portugal Comparisons between satellite observations and air quality modelling. (see details)
  12. Silveira C., Tchepel O., Chojnicki B.H., Uzdzicka B., Juszczak R., Borrego C., Olejnik J. (2013) Multiscale analysis of vegetation parameters using ground-based and satellite observations. (see details)
  13. Tchepel O., Ferreira J., Martins H., Silveira C., Miranda A.I., Borrego C. (2013) Investigating the contribution of biogenic emissions to the formation of secondary pollutants in Portugal. (see details)
  14. Tchepel O., Tchepel O., Ferreira J., Ferreira J., Silveira C., Silveira C., Fernandes A.P., Fernandes A.P., Martins H., Martins H., Miranda A.I., Miranda A.I., Borrego C., Borrego C. (2013) Utilização de dados de satélite na modelação da qualidade do ar. (see details)
  15. Ferreira J., Silveira C., Miranda A.I., Tchepel O. (2013) Modelação de poluentes secundários em Portugal – a influência das emissões biogénicas. (see details)
  16. Borrego C., Miranda A.I., Monteiro A., Martins H., Lopes M., Tchepel O., Carvalho A., Ferreira J., Amorim J.H., Valente J., Martins V., Dias D., Ribeiro I., Sá E., Fernandes A.P., Pimentel C., Gama G., Rafael S., Relvas H., Silveira C., Freitas S. (2013) Ar de qualidade para uma saúde melhor. (see details)
  17. Silveira C., Ferreira J., Dias D., Carvalho A., Miranda A.I, Tchepel O. (2013) Modelação de emissões atmosféricas de mercúrio gasoso a partir da vegetação. (see details)
  18. Miranda A.I., Relvas H., Sá E., Martins H., Borrego C., Monteiro A., Lopes M., Gama C., Roebeling P., Teixeira J.P., Silveira C., Lopes D. (2013) Uma metodologia para a avaliação integrada da qualidade do ar em cidades. (see details)
  19. Tchepel O., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Amorim J., Borrego C. (2012) Understanding of biogenic-anthropogenic emission interactions: application for bVOC and gaseous mercury. (see details)
  20. Ferreira, J., Tchepel, O., Martins, H., Fernandes, A.P., Silveira, C., Miranda, A.I., Borrego, C. (2012) ) Integrated Process Analysis of air pollution levels in Portugal. (see details)
  21. Tchepel O., Silveira C., Patel N., Ferreira J., Borrego C. (2012) Multiscale analysis of vegetation data using satellite observations. (see details)
  22. Tchepel O., Dias D., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Borrego C. (2011) Emission modelling of gaseous mercury from natural sources in Portugal. (see details)
  23. Tchepel O., Ferreira J., Silveira C., Borrego C. (2011) Modelling of bVOC emissions under environmental stress conditions. (see details)
  24. Silveira C., Tchepel O., Ferreira J., Martins H., Borrego C. (2011) Sensitivity of isoprene emission quantifications on environmental and vegetation parameters under Mediterranean conditions. (see details)
  25. Tchepel O., Dias D., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Nunes T., Borrego C. (2010) Emission modelling of gaseous mercury from vegetation using satellite data. (see details)
    Link: http://www.congrex.nl/10c13/
  26. Costa S., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Relvas H., Lopes D., Borrego C., Roebeling P., Miranda A.I., Teixeira J.P. Integrating human health risks on air quality assessment to improve urban environments. Poster Presentation. (see details)
  1. Miranda A. I., Silveira C., Costa S., Ferreira J., Monteiro A., Lopes D., Relvas H., Lopes M., Sá E., Gama C., Roebeling P., Borrego C., Teixeira, J.P. (2014) Review report on air quality and health assessment methodologies designed in air quality plans. Aveiro. University of Aveiro. Technical Report Ref. AMB–QA–02/2014, (see details)
  2. Tchepel O., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Borrego C. (2013) User’s Guide to the GIS Version of Biogenic VOC Emission Model (GIS-BEM). Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro. Technical Report Ref. AMB-QA-01/2013, (see details)
  3. Silveira C. (2013) Comparative analysis of ground-based and satellite measurements for vegetation parameters. Poznan University of Life Sciences. Short Term Scientific Mission Report, 17 Feb to 3 Mar 2013, (see details)
  4. Borrego, C., Miranda, A.I., Monteiro, A., Carvalho, A., Sá, E., Monteiro, A.C., Fernandes, A.P., Silveira, C. (2012) Apoio Técnico à elaboração do Programa de Execução do Plano de Qualidade do Ar de NO2 para a Região Norte e à implementação do Programa de Execução do Plano de Qualidade do Ar de PM10 para a Aglomeração Braga, Plano de trabalhos detalhado - Relatório 1. Universidade de Aveiro. AMB-QA-nº 02/2012, (see details)
  5. Borrego C., Amorim J.H., Valente J., Silveira C. (2011) Bogotá Project: Air quality modelling analysis – Deliverable 3. December 2011. Universidade de Aveiro. AMB – QA – 01/2012, (see details)