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Sandra Valente

Sandra Valente

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID A-7873-2012
  • ORCID 0000-0002-4632-9982
  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(Valente S) and AD=(Aveiro not QOPNA) OR Researcher ID=(A-7873-2012)
  • Title: Social valuation of forest ecosystem services - contribution to unravelling and quantifying wildfire impacts Supervisor: Celeste Coelho & Jan Jacob Keizer Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/95352/2013 Start date: 2014-12-01 End date: 2020-03-31


Research interests

Social perceptions about environment

Stakeholder participation, Participatory approaches

Stakeholders engagement in the sustainable management of natural resources

Social valuation of ecosystem services

Academic degrees

2013 | European Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Aveiro

2008 | MSc. in Sociology - Local Policies and Power Decentralization, University of Coimbra

2002 | Degree in Regional and Urban Planning, University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

Dec. 2014 a ... | Pos-doc Research Fellow FCT. CESAM, University of Aveiro.

Jun. 2013 a Nov. 2014 | Pos-doc Research Fellow. CESAM, University of Aveiro. Projects: CASCADE, RECARE.

Jun. 2009 a May. 2013 | PhD. Research Fellow FCT. CESAM, University of Aveiro.

Jun. 2008 a May. 2009 | PhD. Research Fellow UA. CESAM, University of Aveiro.

Mar. 2002 a May. 2008 | Research Fellow. CESAM, University of Aveiro. Projects: CLIMED, e-ECORISK, INUNDA, TRADWATER.

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

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

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

RECARE - Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land See more

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

CASCADE - CAtastrophic Shifts in drylands: how CAn we prevent ecosystem DEgradation See more

ForeStake - The role of local stakeholders to the success of forest policy in areas affected by fire in Portugal See more

RECOVER -Immediate soil management strategy for recovery after forest fires See more

DESIRE: Desertification mitigation and remediation of land. A global approach for local solutions See more

TRADWATER – Use of traditional knowledge to attain water sustainable management under different climate change scenarios See more

Recuperação de Áreas Ardidas See more

e-EcoRisk: Rede Regional Empresarial e Sistema de Suporte à Decisão para a Gestão do Risco Ambiental e de Derrames Industriais de Grande-Escala See more

CLIMED - Effects of climate change and climate variability on water availability and water management practices in Western Mediterranean See more

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Main Supervisor): Marta Nieto-Romero (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Cristina Ribeiro (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Alessandro Vasta (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Marta de Los Rios White (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Filipa Rodrigues (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Anne Konemann (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): k (not a CESAM member)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - TEACHING

2017/2018 (2nd Sem.) | Lecturer, University of Aveiro (PT). Lecture: Public Policies and Risk Management Tools. Doctoral Programme of Territory, Risk and Public Policies.


2013/2014 (2nd Sem.) | Lecturer, University of Aveiro (PT). Lecture: Physic and Human Geography of Portugal. 1st Cycle of Basic Education Degree.


2010/2011 (1st Sem.) | Lecturer, Lusófona Univeristy of Oporto (PT). Lecture: Urban Sociology. 1st Cycle of Urbanism and Spatial Planning.


2004/2005 & 2005/2006 | Assistant, University of Aveiro (PT). Lecture: Introduction to the social sciences methods; Environmental sociology. Public Administration; Economy; Management; Management and Planning of Tourism; Urban and Regional Planning; Communication and Information Technologies.


2002/2003 & 2003/2004 (2nd Sem.) | Assistant, University of Aveiro (PT). Lecture: Introduction to the social sciences methods. Courses: Public Administration; Economy; Management; Management and Planning of Tourism; Urban and Regional Planning; Communication and Information Technologies.

COLLABORATION NETWORKS AND TRAINING

2011-… | OHMi Estarreja: Observatory Homme-Milieux of Estarreja. Member of the Direction Board. Coordenation: Anne Marie Guihard-Costa, CNRS (FR); Eduardo Ferreira da Silva, University of Aveiro (PT). Funding: CNRS (FR). Webpage: http://www.ohm-estarreja.cnrs.fr/


11-15 Jul. 2011 | Summer school ‘Participatory forest management as practice and performance’, Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group, Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS), Wageningen (NL).


31 Mar.-3 Abr. 2008 | DESIRE WB-3 training workshop ‘Defining potential protection and mitigation strategies, selection and decision support’. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern (CH), in Bari (IT).


1-5 Out. 2007 | DESIRE WB-3 training course ‘Assessment of Sustainable Land Management options with stakeholder involvement’. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern (CH), in Murcia (SP).


18-21 Jul. 2011 | Seventh Summer Institute on Global Environmental Issues 2005. Fundação Luso-Americana, Lisbon (PT).

PARTICIPATION IN CONSULTING ACTIVITIES AND COOPERATION PROTOCOLS

2018 | Rehabilitation of the Matas do Litoral programme (Topic 5. Public participation and awareness). Member of the Scientific Committee. Coordination: Margarida Tomé, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (PT). Funding: Cooperation agreement between ICNF, INIAV and institutions from the National System of Research and Innovation.


2007-2009 | Agenda 21 Local of Oliveira do Bairro. Team member. Coordination: Celeste Coelho, University of Aveiro (PT). Funding: Câmara Municipal de Oliveira do Bairro (PT).


2006 | Secur-Ria project: Safety in the Ria de Aveiro region. Team member (Topic: flood risk). Coordination: Celeste Coelho, University of Aveiro (PT). Funding: AMRIA, Associação de Municípios da Ria de Aveiro (PT).


2004 | Parque Natural do Alvão Management Plan. Team member (Topic: socioeconomic). Coordination: Celeste Coelho, University of Aveiro (PT). Funding: Instituto de Conservação da Natureza (PT).

ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES, CONGRESSES AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC EVENTS

1-6 Oct. 2017 | Member of the Organizing Committee of the Autumn School SUSPLACE, in the scope of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) SUSPLACE. University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).


28-29 Sep. 2015 | Member of the Scientific Commission of the International Conference ‘Meanings of Rural between social representations, consumptions and rural development strategies’. University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).


15-19 Oct. 2013 | Co-coordenation of the panel – Eco-efficiency, participation and sustainability, in ESADR2013 Congress – Feeding minds, overcoming the global crisis. University of Évora, Évora (PT).


19-21 Set. 2013 | Member of the Organizing Committee of the National Conference of ForeStake project – Participar no future e no cuidar das florestas Portuguesas: um repto para todos?. University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).


4-6 Fev. 2010 | Member of the Organizing Committee of the IV Rural Studies Congress ‘Mundos Rurais em Portugal – Múltiplas Visões, Múltiplos Futuros’. University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).


30 Jun.-4Jul. 2008 | Member of the Organizing Committee of the Final Conference of the COST 634 Action- On- and Off-site Environmental Impacts of Runoff and Erosion. University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).


16 Jun. 2006 | Organization of the Seminar ‘Comunicar o risco – O papel dos cientistas e dos mass media na construção social dos riscos naturais e tecnológicos’. University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).

ORGANIZATION AND FACILITATION OF SEMINARS AND PARTICIPATORY WORKSHOPS

29 Nov. 2017 | Third participatory workshop RECARE ‘Stakeholder valuation of ecosystem services’. União de Freguesias de São João do Monte e Mosteirinho, Tondela (PT).


28 Nov. 2017 | Demonstration Action ‘Efficiency of the soil conservation measures tested under RECARE project’. Semide, Miranda do Corvo (PT).


27 May. 2017 | Workshop AFVB 2017 ‘Política Florestal e poder local: solução ou problema?’ Escola Superior Marques de Castilho, Águeda (PT).


3 Feb. 2017 | Workshop 1 of SoilCare project: First meeting with the stakeholder board. Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Coimbra (PT).


15 Dec. 2016 | Final Workshop of CASCADE project ‘CASCADE input: Principles and recommendations for post-fire management in the Várzea area (Calde, Viseu)’. Junta de Freguesia de Calde, Viseu (PT).


14 Jul. 2016 | Demonstration Action on post-fire interventions: ‘Forest residue mulching, Cut and removal of burnt wood material and post-fire contour-ploughing’, under the scope of RECARE project. Semide, Miranda do Corvo (PT).


25 Sep. 2015 | Demonstration Action: ‘Forest residue mulching’ under RECARE project. Semide, Miranda do Corvo (PT).


29 Jun. 2015 | Second participatory workshop RECARE ‘Selection of practices to be tested and evaluated’. União de Freguesias de São João do Monte e Mosteirinho, Tondela (PT).


9-10 Feb. 2015 | First participatory workshop RECARE ‘Participatory identification of measures to combat soil threats in Europe’. União de Freguesias de São João do Monte e Mosteirinho, Tondela (PT).


7 Jan. 2015 | Focus Group CASCADE ‘Reflection on catastrophic shifts in drylands’. Junta de Freguesia de Calde, Viseu (PT).


20 Apr. 2013 | ForeStake Workshop ‘O papel dos agentes locais na Gestão Sustentável da Floresta’. Câmara Municipal de Mação, Mação (PT).


20 Sep. 2011 | Third DESIRE workshop. Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Coimbra (PT).


25 Sep. 2010 | Organization of a Local Seminar ‘Remediação do Solo e da Água após incêndio – Projeto RECOVER’. Junta de Freguesia de Pessegueiro do Vouga, Sever do Vouga (PT).


29 Sep. 2009 | Workshop ‘Recuperação de Áreas Ardidas’, University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).


9 May. 2009 | Organization of a Local Seminar ‘Água e saber tradicional – Resultados do projeto TRADWATER’. Junta de Freguesia de São João do Monte, Tondela (PT).


19-20 Feb. 2009 | Second DESIRE workshop ‘Selection and decision on prevention and mitigation strategies to be implemented’. Câmara Municipal de Góis, Góis, (PT).


12 Dec. 2008 | Public presentation of Agenda 21 Local of Oliveira do Bairro. Câmara Municipal de Oliveira do Bairro, Oliveira do Bairro (PT).


31 May. 2008 | II Forum of the Agenda 21 Local de Oliveira do Bairro ‘Estamos a construir um futuro sustentável…’. Câmara Municipal de Oliveira do Bairro, Oliveira do Bairro (PT).


14-15 Mar. 2008 | First DESIRE workshop ‘Land degradation and desertification – existing and potential prevention and conservation strategies’. Câmara Municipal de Mação, Mação (PT).


24 Nov. 2007 | II Forum of Agenda 21 Local de Oliveira do Bairro ‘Estamos a construir um futuro sustentável…’. Junta de Freguesia do Troviscal, Oliveira do Bairro (PT).


10 Nov. 2007 | I Forum da Agenda 21 Local de Oliveira do Bairro ‘Estamos a construir um futuro sustentável…’. Câmara Municipal de Oliveira do Bairro, Oliveira do Bairro (PT).


2 Jul. 2005 | Organization of the Seminar ‘Flood risk in urban areas – impact mitigation’, no âmbito do projeto INUNDA. Câmara Municipal de Águeda, Águeda (PT).


13 Jul. 2005 | Workshop ‘Necessidades de conhecimento e de formação em recuperação de áreas ardidas’. Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro (PT).


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