Together for Biodiversity

Applied Ecology - APPLECOL



Group Description

 Ongoing PhD Theses

Ana Teresa Pinto. Recovery of Mediterranean forests under farmland abandonment: regeneration processes, management strategies, and implications for the delivery of ecosystem services. BIODIV Doctoral Programme. University of Porto. Supervisors: Pedro Beja and João Honrado.
Denis Ricardo Isidro Medinas. BATCONNECT - An integrative approach combining molecular, behavioural and ecological data to assess the effects of roads on bats. BIODIV Doctoral Programme. University of Porto. Supervisors:António Paulo Pereira Mira ,Ana Márcia Enes Barbosa,Hugo Emanuel Vitorino Rebelo.
Filipa Matos Silva Martins. Towards Next-generation Biodiversity Monitoring: Improving Freshwater Quality Assessment using DNA Metabarcoding. BIODIV Doctoral Programme. University of Porto. Supervisors: Pedro Beja,  Paulo Célio Alves, Johan Michaux.
Frederico Mestre. Synergistic effects of climate change and habitat fragmentation on species range shifts and metapopulation persistence. University of Évora. Supervisor: Pedro Beja, António Mira, Ricardo Pita
Helena Marques. The influence of predation risk on pacth occupancy, space use and population dynamics of the Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae). University of Évora. Supervisors: Pedro Beja, António Mira
Lia Laporta. Making the case for integrating Ecosystems Services in project appraisal. Universidade de Lisboa, Instituto Superior Técnico. Supervisors: Tiago Domingos, Cristina Marta-Pedroso, Pedro Beja.
Mário Ferreira. Modeling species distributions across stream networks using time to first detection.BIODIV Doctoral Programme. University of Porto. Supervisors: Pedro Beja.
Vanessa Cristina Alves Mata. Bats and ecosystem services: a metabarcoding approach to the role of bats in agricultural fragmented landscapes. BIODIV Doctoral Programme. University of Porto. Supervisors:Pedro Beja Hugo Rebelo, GaryMcCracken (University of Tennessee).
Virgínia Pimenta. Human-carnivore conflicts: risk assessment of wolf depredation on livestock and its management implications. University of Porto. Supervisors: Pedro Beja, Luigi Boitani
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Student Supervisions