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Diana Catarina Simões Vieira

Diana Catarina Simões Vieira

Assistant Researcher




Research interests

Post-fire extreme hydrological events


Communicating Science


Gender equality

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)

Others

Prizes & Awards-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
___2019
Travel award of GSER2019, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy
___2014
Young Scientist’s Award for Europeans, European Geosciences Union, Germany
___2013
Young Scientist’s Travel Award, National Science Foundation, United States of America
___2012
Young Scientist’s Award for Europeans, European Geosciences Union, Germany

Organization of scientific meetings-----------------------------------------------------------------
___2020
1st Work Group 4 Meeting - FIRELINKS
Fire effects on water, sediment and contaminant transport/ organizer / Aveiro, Portugal
https://firelinks.eu/event/aveiro-2020-wg4-meeting/

Managing wildfire in a changing world
European Geosciences Union 2019 – SSS9.10/ GM4/ NH7/ session convener / Wien, Austria
https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2020/session/35097

___2019
Wildfire in the Environment: Causes, impacts and management.
European Geosciences Union 2019 – SSS10.10/ GM7.11/ HS11.68/ NH7.6/ session convener / Wien, Austria
General assembly - 16,273 scientists from 113 countries
https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2019/session/32117

___2018
Understanding, predicting and preventing post-fire hydrologic and erosive risks in fire-affected areas.
European Geosciences Union 2018 - SSS10.3/HS9.12/NH7.3/ session convener / Wien, Austria
General assembly - 15,075 scientists from 106 countries
https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2018/session/27057

___2016
Effects of fire on forest ecosystems (FuegoRED) 2016 international conference/ scientific committee/ Aveiro, Portugal
http://fuegored2016.web.ua.pt



Publications

Projects

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

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

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