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Eduardo Manuel Ferreira Dias

Assistant Professor

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Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

University of the Azores

Rua Capitão João D'Avila

9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo

Terceira, Azores, Portugal

Email: eduardo.mf.dias@uac.pt

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Eduardo Manuel Ferreira Dias

Assistant Professor

Eduardo Dias, Assistant Professor at the University of the Azores, with a Degree in Biology and a PhD in Plant Ecology, with a thesis on Natural Forest Ecology of the Azores, and postgraduate degrees from the University of Uppsala and the University of La Laguna.
Eduardo Dias presented the first classification of the Natural Forest Ecology of the Azores, and peatlands. Created and promoted the accreditation of the Herbarium of Azores University and the Research Group of Applied Plant Ecology - GEVA - that coordinates the work of several research fellows. Coordinated the team that developed the proposal for the ZEC's terrestrial Natura2000 on Plant and Vegetation, and recently for the Management Plan and Monitoring Plan and Reports. He coordinated two LIFE projects and is actually consultant for two other LIFE projects of restoration ecology in Azores and Madeira Archipelagos. He published several scientific papers and has several presentations at national and international conferences focused on biogeography, ecology and classification of natural heritage and an extensive work of cartography, with the development of distribution models of endemism and evaluation of island ecological factors. Recently it is involved in Conservation and Restoration programs.
His team have a large background in Field Expeditions (survey), Remote Sensing, GIS, Drones, GIS models.

 

Publications

Mendes C, Dias E, Ponte M, Mendes A. & Rochefort L. (2019). The distribution and naturalness of peatland on Terceira Island (Azores): instruments to define priority areas for conservation and restoration. Mires and Peat, 24(35), 1–16. doi: 10.19189/MaP.2018.OMB.371

Articles in SCI Journals


Pereira D, Mendes C, Dias E (2020). The Importance of Land Cover Planning on Climatic Events: Evaluation of Peatlands’ Buffer Impact on Terceira and Flores Islands (Azores, Portugal). In: Fernandes F, Malheiro A, Chaminé H (eds) Advances in Natural Hazards and Hydrological Risks: Meeting the Challenge. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-34397-2_18

Articles in Proceedings


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Projects

AzNativePlantVirus – Insights on the diversity and prevalence of viruses on Azorean native plants by metagenomics: implications on plant biodiversity conservation and crop production
CONNECT.GENE – A genetic landscape approach to sustain rare species connectivity for small islands biodiversity
Implementation of the action plans for the conservation and recovery of species and habitats in the Autonomous Region of the Azores
Plan for the monitoring of biodiversity, soil, water and high conservation values, with the purpose of Forest Certification of the Forestry Perimeter and Regional Forests of the Island of São Miguel
WETREST - Wetland Restoration: Renaturalization Processes and Biodiversity Valorisation in Environmental Management

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