PUBLICATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS

Publications

 
Calado H, Braga A., Moniz F., Gil A. & M. Vergílio (2013) Spatial
planning and resource use in the Azores. Mitigation and Adaptation
Strategies for Global Change. Online First: 15th of November 2013. DOI
10.1007/s11027-013-9519-2
 
Gil, A., Vieira, C.P., Yu, Q., Lobo, A. & Calado, H. (in press).
Mapping the Ecological Structure in Small Islands - the case-study of
S. Miguel Island (Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal). Environmental
Engineering and Management Journal
 
 
Gil, A., Yu, Q., Abadi, M. & Calado, H. (in press.). Using ASTER
imagery for mapping invasive Pittosporum woodland in Pico da Vara
Natural Reserve (Azores Islands, Portugal). Revista ARVORE
 
 
Costa, H., Bettencourt, M.J., Silva, C.M.N., Teodósio, J., Gil, A. &
Silva, L. (2014) Invasive alien plants in the Azorean protected areas:
invasion status and mitigation actions, in L.C. Foxcroft, D.M.
Richardson, P. Pyšek & P. Genovesi (eds.), Plant Invasions in
Protected Areas. Springer. ISBN 978-94-007-7749-1.
https://www.springer.com/life+sciences/ecology/book/978-94-007-7749-1
 
 
D’Amato D., Kettunen M., De la Cruz A., Royuela J.B. and A. Gil (2013)
Annex 1. Scoping Assessments of Benefits Provided by Protected
Areas – an Example of Application. In: Kettunen M. and P. Ten Brink
(Eds.) Social and Economic Benefits of Protected Areas - An Assessment
Guide. Routledge. p368. https://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415632843/
 
 
Gil, A., Lobo, A., Abadi, M., Silva, L. & Calado, H. (2013). Mapping
invasive woody plants in Azores Protected Areas by using very
high-resolution multispectral imagery. European Journal of Remote
Sensing, 46: 289-304 doi: 10.5721/EuJRS20134616
 
 
Gil, A., Fonseca, C., Lobo, A. & Calado, H., (2012). Linking GMES
Space Component to the development of land policies in Outermost
Regions - the Azores (Portugal) case-study. European Journal of Remote
Sensing, 45: 263-281. DOI:10.5721/EuJRS20124524.
 
 
Cruz, A., Benedicto, J. & Gil, A. (2011) Socio-economic Benefits of
Natura 2000 in Azores Islands – a Case Study approach on the ecosystem
services provided by a Special Protected Area. Journal of Coastal
Research, SI 64, 1955-1959. Szczecin, Poland, ISSN 0749-0208
 
 
Fonseca, C., Calado, H., Pereira da Silva C. & Gil, A. (2011) New
approaches to environment conservation and sustainability in Small
Islands: The Project SMARTPARKS. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64,
1970-1974. Szczecin, Poland, ISSN 0749-0208
 
 
Gil, A., Calado, H. & Bentz, J. (2011) Public participation in
municipal transport planning processes – The case of the Sustainable
Mobility Plan of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal. Journal of Transport
Geography, 19(6):1309-1319
 
 
Gil A., Calado H., Costa L.T., Bentz J., Fonseca C., Lobo A., Vergilio
M. & Benedicto J. (2011) A Methodological Proposal for the Development
of Natura 2000 Sites Management Plans. Journal of Coastal Research, SI
64, 1326-1330. Szczecin, Poland, ISSN 0749-0208
 
 
Gil, A., Yu, Q., Lobo, A., Lourenço, P., Silva, L. & Calado, H. (2011)
Assessing the effectiveness of high resolution satellite imagery for
vegetation mapping in small islands protected areas. Journal of
Coastal Research, SI 64, 1663-1667. Szczecin, Poland, ISSN 0749-0208
 
 
Gutierres, F., Gil, A., Reis, E., Lobo, A., Neto, C., Calado, H. &
Costa, J.C. (2011) Acacia saligna (Labill.) H. Wendl in the Sesimbra
Council: Invaded habitats and potential distribution modelling.
Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64, 403-407. Szczecin, Poland, ISSN
0749-0208
 
 
Lourenço P., Medeiros V., Gil A. and Silva L. (2011) Distribution
habitat and biomass of Pittosporum undulatum, the most important woody
plant invader in the Azores Archipelago. Forest Ecology and
Management, Volume 262, Issue 2, Environmental Stress and Forest
Ecosystems: Case studies from Estonia, 15 July 2011, Pages 178-187,
ISSN 0378-1127, DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.03.021.
 
 
Rodrigues P., Aubrecht C., Gil A., Longcore T. & Elvidge C. (2011)
Remote sensing to map influence of light pollution on Cory’s
shearwater in São Miguel Island, Azores Archipelago. European Journal
of Wildlife Research (Online First™), (10 June 2011), pp. 1-9. DOI
10.1007/s10344-011-0555-5
 

Communications

(2013) “Using Very High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Forest
Mapping in S. Miguel Island, Azores”. Stuttgarter
Kleinsatellitenprogramm / Small Satellite Project (IRS - University of
Stuttgart / University of the Azores), Ponta Delgada, Portugal.
 
(2011) “Vegetation mapping of “Pico da Vara” Natural Reserve (S.
Miguel Island, Azores Islands, Portugal) using IKONOS satellite
imagery”. XIII Congreso Nacional de Malherbología, San Cristobal de La
Laguna, Spain.
 
(2011) “Mapping Woody Invasive Species (Pittosporum woodland) in Pico
da Vara Natural Reserve (S. Miguel, Azores)”. Worshop de Prevenção e
Controlo de Invasoras, Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
 
(2011) “Detecção e Mapeamento de Pittosporum undulatum na ZPE Pico da
Vara/Ribeira do Guilherme”. III Jornadas de Detecção Remota - Projecto
SATELMAC, Ribeira Grande, Portugal.
 
(2011) “A Methodological Proposal for the Development of Natura 2000
Sites Management Plans”. ICS 2011 – 11th International Coastal
Symposium, Szczecin, Poland.
 
(2011) “Detecção e Cartografia de Plantas Exóticas Invasoras nas Áreas
Protegidas dos Açores: o caso de estudo do Incenso (Pittosporum
undulatum) na ZPE Pico da Vara/Ribeira do Guilherme (S. Miguel)”. II
Encontro de Sistemas de Informação Geográfica - Aplicações SIG em
Recursos Agro-Florestais e Ambientais, Castelo Branco, Portugal.
 
(2009) “Evaluating the effectiveness of Landsat TM images
classification for Pittosporum undulatum mapping in Pico da Vara
Protected Area (S. Miguel Island, Azores Archipelago)”. VIPimage 2009
/ II ECCOMAS Thematic Conferences on Computational Vision and Medical
Image Processing, Porto, Portugal.
 
(2009) "Using Remote Sensing Data to Map Invasive Alien Plants in
Azores Islands Protected Areas". 1st ISPRS Students Consortium
International Conference. ISPRS - International Society for
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Warsaw, Poland.
 
(2009) “Proposta Metodológica para a Elaboração de um Plano Municipal
de Mobilidade Sustentável envolvendo Parceiros Locais e Regionais”.
15º Congresso da APDR – Associação Portuguesa de Desenvolvimento
Regional, Cidade da Praia, Cape Verde.
 
(2008) “Proposta Metodológica para a Elaboração de Planos de Gestão de

Sítios da Rede Natura 2000”. 14º Congresso da APDR / 2º Congresso Nacional de Gestão e Conservação da Natureza, Tomar, Portugal.


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18/08/2018 09:22

FloraMac2018 congress, Funchal, Madeira Island (Portugal)

Please visit us at: www.uma.pt/floramac2018  Late Registrations still available. See you soon in Funchal!  

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02/01/2018 21:55

Congress FloraMac 2018 | Funchal | September 12-15

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15/01/2016 11:42

New Doctors in Biological Sciences

We are proud to announce that we have two new doctors in our Group: Zita Ferreira defended successfully her PhD. thesis entitled: “Biosystematics of the genus Andryala L. (Asteraceae)”.   Zita Ferreira thesis committee, from left to right: Miguel Sequeira, Carlos Neto, Jorge Capelo, Enrique...

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02/10/2014 11:42

XVII Congress of European Mycologists

Our Group is co-organizing the XVII Congress of European Mycologists, that will be held in Madeira Island in September 2015. Registration opening soon at www.xviicem.org. 

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29/07/2014 13:36

New Paper: Andryala perezii (Asteraceae), a New Species from the Canary Islands

Recently a new species of Andryala was described by our group. The study was published in the journal Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature, entitled "Andryala perezii (Asteraceae), a New Species from the Canary Islands". The comparison of Madeira and Canaries Island plants allowed...

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16/07/2013 14:13

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16/07/2013 14:12

Website launched

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