Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
University of the Azores
Rua Capitão João D'Avila
9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo
Terceira, Azores, Portugal
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.
Luna S, Lopes MS, Dias E, Pareira D, Monjardino P, da Câmara Machado A, Mendonça D (2023) First report of cucumber mosaic virus infecting Azorina vidalii in Azores Islands. Plant Disease. Published Online:15 May 2023. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-23-0664-PDN
Mendes, C., Dias, E. and Rochefort, L. (2023), Assessing the potential of restoration measures and management techniques in a post-pastured Azorean peatland: two years tendencies. Restor Ecol e13917. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13917
Dias, E., & Branco, S.(2023). Experimental transport of Trichomanes speciosum spores on Azorean woodpigeon feathers as a possible explanation for interisland dispersal. Plant Species Biology, 38(3), 86–94. https://doi.org/10.1111/1442-1984.12401