Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira


  • EDUCATION
    2010–2015: Doctoral degree in Environmental Science and Engineering, Aveiro University, Portugal (European PhD degree).
    2007-2008: Master in Environmental Engineering, Aveiro University, Portugal (classification: 16/20).
    2004-2005: Graduation in Environmental Engineering (2-years program), Coimbra Agriculture Technical School, Portugal (classification: 15/20).
    2000-2003: Bachelor in Environmental Engineering (3-years program), Coimbra Agriculture Technical School, Portugal (classification: 14/20).

    RESEARCH INTERESTS
    – Impact of land-use changes on surface hydrology
    – Impact of land-use changes on water quality
    – Soil properties and hydrological processes
    – Land degradation processes (e.g. urbanization, wildfires, intensive agriculture)
    – Sediment transport

    RESEARCH GRANTS
    August 2017 – Nowadays: Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation
    Post-Doctoral researcher, investigating “The influence of landscape mosaics on flow and sediment connectivity in peri-urban catchments” (SFRH/BPD/120093/2016).
    Host institutions: CERNAS – Research Centre on Natural Resources, Environment and Society.
    Oct. 2015 – July 2017: Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Portugal)
    Researcher in iSQAPER project – Interactive Soil Quality Assessment in Europe and China for Agricultural Productivity and Environmental Resilience, funded by the European Commission, Horizon 2020 (Grant agreement nº 63570).
    June 2014 – Aug. 2015: Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Portugal)
    Research fellow in FRURB project – Managing Flood Risk in Urban areas in a global change context, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (ref. PTDC/AUR-URB/123089/2010).
    April 2010 – March 2014: Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation
    Doctoral fellow entitled “Land-use change impacts on hydrological and hydrochemical processes of peri-urban areas” (SFRH/BD/64493/2009).
    Host institutions: Aveiro University (Portugal) and Swansea University (United Kingdom).
    Dec. 2008 – March 2010: Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Portugal)
    Research fellow in RECOVER project – Immediate soil management strategy for recovery after forest fires, funded by Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (ref. PTDC/AGR-AAM/73350/2006).
    March 2008 – November 2008: Swansea University (Wales, UK)
    Research fellow in Desire project – Desertification Mitigation & Remediation of Land: a global approach for local solutions, funded by the European Commission, FP6 (Grant agreement nº 037046).
    Sept. 2006 – March 2008: Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Portugal)
    Research fellow in URBHI project – Urban flood risk and pollutant relocation as a result of global change, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (ref. POCI/CLI/60421/2004).
    Oct. 2005 – Aug. 2006: Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Portugal)
    Research fellow in EMAS@SCHOOL project – Environmental Management and Audit Scheme implementation at a complex school, funded by the European Commission, LIFE03 (ref. ENV/P/000501).

    VISITING FELLOW
    Oct. 2012 – Dec. 2012: Department of Geography, Swansea University (Wales, United Kingdom).
    Aug. 2011 – Sept. 2011: Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University (Ithaca, New York, USA).
    July 2010: Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University (Ithaca, New York, USA)

    EDITORIAL BOARD
    2018-2019: Guest Editor of the Special Issue “Liveable cities: current environmental challenges and paths for urban sustainability” in Journal of Environmental Management.
    2017-Nowadays: Review Editor of the Special Issue \\\”Nature-based solutions for meeting environmental and socio-economic challenges in land management and development\\\”, in Land Degradation & Development journal.
    2017-2018: Guest Editor of the Special Issue \\\”Human impact on soil health and soil quality\\\”, in Science of the Total Environment journal.

    ORGANIZATION OF SCIENTIFIC EVENTS
    2018: Organization of the poster session “Impacts of land-use and flood retention measures on catchment water management” in the Workshop of LAND4FLOOD COST Action: Towards an interdisciplinary understanding of (private) land, 19-21 June, Riga (Latvia).
    2018: Organization of the session “Urban sustainable development: resilience to environmental problems and natural hazards through eco-engineering solutions”, with two oral blocks in EGU2018, 8-13 April 2018, Vienna (Austria).
    2018: Organization of the oral session “Nature-based solutions for environmental, social and economic challenges” in TERRAenVISION. University of Barcelona, 27 January – February, Barcelona (Spain).
    2017: Organization of three oral sessions in the European Geosciences Union: (1) “Threats and potentials in urban and peri-urban areas: soil and water degradation, ecosystem services and risk management”; (2) “Soil quality and health in agriculture areas: impact of current and novel management practices”; and (3) “Nature-based solutions in land and water management for hydro-meteorological risk reduction and climate change adaptation”. Austria Center Vienna, 23-28 April, Vienna (Austria).
    2016: Organization of the thematic panel “Urban agriculture: tendencies and problems”, in the VII Congresso EPDEA and II Encontro Lusófono Economia, Sociologia, Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Rural, with the topic “Public Policies for Agriculture After 2020”. Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, 07-09 September, Coimbra (Portugal)
    2016: Organization of the oral session “Soils, water, vegetation and landforms in urban and peri-urban areas: global change impacts and management issues”, in the European Geosciences Union. Austria Center Vienna, 17-22 April, Vienna (Austria)
    2015: Collaboration in the organization of the International Workshop “Hydrological and sediment connectivity following wildfires in Humid Mediterranean”. Aveiro University, 1-3 December, Aveiro (Portugal)
    2015: National Workshop “Impactos da urbanização na degradação do solo e da água: problemas e soluções”. Agriculture College of Coimbra, 17 July, Coimbra (Portugal).
    2006: International conference “The Quest for Sustainability: The role of Environmental Management Systems and Tools”. Agriculture College of Coimbra, 27-29 September, Coimbra (Portugal).

    STUDY SITE DEPUTY in 2 European research projects: iSQAPER and SoilCare

    INVOLVEMENT IN WORKING GROUPS
    2017-nowadays: COST Action CA16209 – Natural Flood Retention on Private Land (member of the Management Committee)
    2014-2018: COST Action ES1306 – Connecting European Connectivity Research
    2008: COST Action 634 – On- and Off-site Environmental Impacts of Runoff and Erosion

    REFEREE for 18 international periodics

  • Name: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    ORCID Number: orcid.org/0000-0003-3709-4103
    Scopus Number: 55416288100
    Institucional Adress: Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Bencanta, 3045-601 Coimbra
    Email: cferreira@esac.pt
    Institutional Telephone:
  • Barão, L., Alaoui, A., Ferreira, C.S.S., Basch, G., Schwilch, G., Geissen, V., Sukkel, W., Lemesle, J., Garcia-Orenes, F., Morugán-Coronado, A., Mataix-Solera, J., Kosmas, C., Glavan, M., Pintar, M., Tóth, B., Hermann, T., Vizitiu, O.P., Lipiec, J., Re
    Assessment of promising agricultural management practices (2019)
    Science of the Total Environment, vol.649, pp.830-834
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.391

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Keizer, J.J., Santos, L.M.B., Serpa, D., Silva, V., Cerqueira, M., Ferreira, A.J.D., Abrantes, N.
    Runoff, sediment and nutrient exports from a Mediterranean vineyard under integrated production: an experiment at plot scale (2018)
    Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol.256, pp.184-193
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.01.015

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Steenhuis, T.S., Ferreira, A.J.D.
    Effect of Peri-urban Development and Lithology on Streamflow in a Mediterranean Catchment (2018)
    Land Degradation & Development, vol.29, pp.1141-1153
    http://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2810

    Kalantari, Z., Ferreira, C.S.S., Keesstra, S., Destouni, G.
    Nature-based solutions for flood-drought risk mitigation in vulnerable urbanizing parts of East-Africa (2018)
    Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, vol.5, pp.73-78
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2018.06.003

    Ferreira, A.J.D., Guilherme, R.I.M.M., Ferreira, C.S.S., de Oliveira, M.F.M.L.
    Urban Agriculture, a tool towards more resilient urban communities? Urban Agriculture, a tool towards more resilient urban communities? (2018)
    Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, vol.5, pp.93-97
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2018.06.004

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Ferreira, A.J.D.
    Degradation in urban areas. (2018)
    Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, vol.5, pp.19-25
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2018.04.001

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Pereira, P., Kalantari, Z.
    Human impacts on soil (2018)
    Science of the Total Environment , vol.644, pp.830-834
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.391

    Bai, Z., Caspari, T., Gonzalez, M.R., Batjes, N.H., Mader, P., Bunemann, E.K., Goede, R., Brussaard, L., Xu, M., Ferreira, C.S.S., Reintam, E., Fan, H., Mihelic, R., Glavan, M., Tóth, Z.
    Effects of agricultural management practices on soil quality: A review of long-term experiments for Europe and China (2018)
    Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol.265, pp.1-7
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.05.028

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Blake W.H., Kikuchi, R., Ferreira, A.J.D.
    Temporal dynamics of sediment sources in an urbanizing Mediterranean catchment (2017)
    Land Degradation & Development, vol.28(8), pp.2354-2369
    http://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2765

    Taguas, E.V., Nadal-Romero, E., Ayuso, J.L., Casalí, J., Cid, P., Dafonte, J., Canatário-Duarte, A., Ferreira, C.S.S., Giménez, R., Giráldez, J.V., Gómez-Macpherson, H., Gómez, J., González-Hidalgo, C., Lana-Renault, N., Lucía, A., Mateos, L., Pé
    Hydrological Signatures Based on Event Runoff Coefficients in Rural Catchments of the Iberian Peninsula (2017)
    Soil Science, vol.182(5), pp.159–171
    http://doi.org/10.1097/SS.0000000000000210

    Kalantari, Z., Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Ferreira, A.J.D., Destouni G.
    Urbanization development under climate change: hydrological responses in a peri-urban Mediterranean catchment (2017)
    Land Degradation & Development, vol.28(7), pp.2207-2221
    http://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2747

    Kikuchi, R., Jorge R.G., Ferreira, C.S.
    Carbon cycle in the paleonenvironment: an abrupt increase of biogenic carbon in the end-cretaceous atmosphere (2017)
    Ecocycles, vol.3(1), pp.6-12
    http://doi.org/10.19040/ecocycles.v3i1.66

    Kikuchi, R., Ferreira, C.S.S., Kanoun-Boulé, M.
    The Issues of Pet Waste (Canine Feces) ‒ Environmental Problems, Human Behavior and Knowledge of Public Health (2017)
    International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research and Innovations, vol.5(1), pp.34-42
    DOI: NA

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Costa, M.L., Coelho, C.O.A., Ferreira, A.J.D.
    Dynamics of surface water quality driven by distinct urbanization patterns and storms in a Portuguese peri-urban catchment. (2016)
    Journal of Soils and Sediments, vol.NA, pp.NA
    http://doi.org/10.1007/s1136801614234

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Nunes, J.P.C., Steenhuis, T.S., Nunes, M., de Lima, J.L.M.P., Coelho, C.O.A., Ferreira, A.J.D.
    Impact of urban development on streamflow regime of a Portuguese peri-urban Mediterranean catchment (2016)
    Journal of Soils and Sediments, vol.NA, pp.NA
    http://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-.16-1386-5

    Ferreira, A.J.D., Soares, D., Serrano, L.M.V., Walsh, R.P.D., Ferreira, C.M.D.
    Roads as sources of heavy metals in urban areas. The Covões Catchment experiment, Coimbra, Portugal (2016)
    Journal of Soils and Sediments, vol.NA, pp.NA
    http://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-016-1492-4

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Shakesby, R.A., Keizer, J.J., Soares, D., González-Pelayo, O., Coelho, C.O.A., Ferreira, A.J.D.
    Differences in overland flow, hydrophobicity and soil moisture dynamics between Mediterranean woodland types in a peri-urban catchment in Portugal (2016)
    Journal of Hydrology, vol.533, pp.473-485
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.040

    Kikuchi, R., Ferreira, C.S., Ferreira, A.D.
    Environmental survey of heavy metals in the Yiluo Basin of East-central China – water, soil and plants (2016)
    World Journal of Research and Review, vol.3(1), pp.19-23
    DOI: NA

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Walsh, R.P.D., Steenhuis, T.S., Shakesby, R.A., Nunes, J.P.N., Coelho, C.O.A., Ferreira, A.J.D.
    Spatiotemporal variability of hydrologic soil properties and the implications for overland flow and land management in a peri-urban Mediterranean catchment (2015)
    Journal of Hydrology, vol.525, pp.249-263
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.03.039

    Gonzalez-Pelayo, O., Gimeno-García, E., Ferreira, C.S.S., Ferreira, A.J.D., Keizer, J.J., Andreu, V., Rubio, J.L.
    Water Repellency of air-dried and sieved samples from limestone soils in Central Portugal collected before and after prescribed fire. (2015)
    Plant Soil,, vol.394, pp.199-214
    http://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-015-2515-4

    Stoof. C.R., Ferreira, A.J.D., Mol, W., den Berg, J.V., Kort, A., Drooger, S., Slingerland, E.C., Mansholt, A.U., Ferreira, C.S.S., Ritsema, C.J.
    Soil surface changes increase runoff and erosion risk after a low-moderate severity fire (2015)
    Geoderma, vol.239-240, pp.58-67
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2014.09.020

    Shakesby, R.A., Bento, C.P., Ferreira, C.S., Ferreira, A.J., Stoof, C.R., Urbanek, E., Walsh, R.P.
    Impacts of prescribed fire on soil loss and soil quality: an assessment based on an experimentally-burned catchment in central Portugal (2015)
    Catena, vol.128, pp.278-293
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2013.03.012

    Ferreira, A.J.D., Alegre, S.P., Coelho, C.O.A., Shakesby, R.A., Páscoa, F.M., Ferreira, C.S.S., Keizer, J.J., Ritsema, C.
    Strategies to prevent forest fires and techniques to reverse degradation processes in burned areas (2015)
    Catena, vol.128, pp.224-237
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2014.09.002

    Carreiras, M., Ferreira, A.J.D., Valente, S., Fleskens, L., Gonzales-Pelayo, O., Rubio, J.L., Stoof, C.R., Coelho, C.O.A., Ferreira, C.S.S., Ritsema, C.J.
    Comparative analysis of policies to deal with wildfire risk (2014)
    Land Degradation & Development, vol.25, pp.92-103
    http://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2271

    Ferreira, A.J.D., Pardal, J., Malta, M., Ferreira, C.S.S., Soares, D.D.J., Vilhena, J.
    Improving Urban Ecosystems Resilience at a City Level. The Coimbra Case Study. (2013)
    Energy Procedia, vol.40, pp.6-14
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2013.08.002

    Esteves, T.C.J., Kirkby, M.J., Shakesby, R.A., Ferreira, A.J.D., Soares, J.A.A., Irvine, B.J., Ferreira, C.S.S., Coelho, C.O.A., Bento, C.P.M., Carreira, M.A.
    Mitigating land degradation caused by wildfire: application of the PESERA model to fire-affected sites in central Portugal (2012)
    Geoderma, vol.191, pp.40–50
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2012.01.001

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Ferreira, A.J.D., Pato, R.L., Magalhães, M.C., Coelho, C.O., Santos, C.
    Rainfall-runoff-erosion relationships study for different land uses, in a sub-urban area (2012)
    Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, vol.56 (X), pp.005-020
    http://doi.org/10.1127/0372-8854/2012/S-00101

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Ferreira, A.J.D., de Lima, J.L.M.P., Nunes, J.P.
    Assessment of surface hydrologic properties on a small urbanized mediterranean basin: experimental design and first results (2011)
    Die Bodenkultur / Journal for Land Management, Food and Environment, vol.62 (1-4), pp.59 – 64
    DOI: NA

    Ferreira, A.J.D., Nunes, J.P., de Lima, J.L.M.P., Ferreira, C.S.S., Esteves, T., Nunes, M.
    Urban flood risk and pollutant relocation as a result of global change. A catchment experimental approach in central Portugal (2010)
    Folia Geographica, Series Geographica-physica, vol.XLI, pp.59-66
    DOI: NA

  • Ferreira C., Veiga A., Ferreira A.
    Degradação do solo e práticas de gestão: desafios para a sustentabilidade agrícola (2017)
    Chapter title: Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro
    CERNAS
    ISBN:9789892081328

    Ferreira C., Puga J., Veiga A., Keizer J., Ferreira A.
    Impacte das práticas de produção agrícola na qualidade do solo: casos de estudo na Região Centro (2017)
    Chapter title: Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro
    CERNAS
    ISBN:9789892081328

    Leitão I., Ferreira C., Ferreira A.
    Estudo dos serviços dos ecossistemas: ferramenta para a sustentabilidade na Região Centro (2017)
    Chapter title: Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro
    CERNAS
    ISBN:9789892081328

    Ferreira A., Guilherme R., Pinto L., Leitão I., Ferreira C., Moreira P., Andrade V., Oliveira F.
    O papel da agricultura urbana na melhoria da sustentabilidade e resiliência das cidades da Região Centro (2017)
    Chapter title: Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro
    CERNAS
    ISBN:9789892081328

    Leitão I., Boulet A.-K., Ferreira C., Ferreira A.
    Dos incêndios florestais à desertificação: um olhar sobre a Região Centro (2017)
    Chapter title: Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro
    CERNAS
    ISBN:9789892081328

    Ferreira A., Silva J.S., Rodrigues D., Gomes F., Bingre P., Leitão I., Pinto L., Boulet A. K., Monteiro A., Ferreira C.
    A floresta da Região Centro num context de alterações climáticas: subsídios para aumentar a adaptação e a resiliência (2017)
    Chapter title: Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro
    CERNAS
    ISBN:9789892081328

    Ferreira A., Boulet A-K, Leitão I., Ferreira C.
    Terras de ninguém: evolução das áreas de montanha na Região Centro (2015)
    Chapter title: Livro Verde para o Desenvolvimento Rural da Região Centro”,
    CERNAS
    ISBN:9789892081328

    Ferreira, C.S.S., Ferreira, A.J.D., Poças, D.
    Impactes hidrológicos das alterações de uso do solo em zonas peri-urbanas (2014)
    Chapter title: Planeamento e Gestão dos Recursos Naturais. Homenagem Professora Doutora Celeste Coelho
    Multitema, Lda
    ISBN:NA

    António J.D. Ferreira, Carla S.S. Ferreira, Célia Bento, Tânia Esteves, Manuela Carreiras
    Límpacte dels incendis florestals en el cicle hidrológic (2011)
    Chapter title: Quan es crema el bosc – Límpacte del foc en els ecosistemes
    Métode, Universitat de València
    ISBN:NA

    C. Ferreira, M. Carreiras (2010). Gestão sustentável dos resíduos
    Gestão sustentável dos resíduos (2010)
    Chapter title: Gestão dos Resíduos Sólidos no Mundo e em África
    Cernas
    ISBN:NA

    M. Carreiras, C. Ferreira
    Confinamento de resíduos: aterros sanitários (2010)
    Chapter title: Gestão dos Resíduos Sólidos no Mundo e em África
    Cernas
    ISBN:NA

    António J.D. Ferreira, Sergio A. Prats, Carla S.S. Ferreira, Maruxa C. Malvar, Celeste O.A. Coelho, Manuela Carreiras, Tania Esteves
    Los incêndios florestales en Portugal. Aportes para la Comprensión del impacto en la degradación de suelos y aguas (2009)
    Chapter title: Efectos de los incendios forestales sobre los suelos en Espana
    Laimprenta CG
    ISBN:NA

    António J.D. Ferreira, Joaquim Sande Silva, Celeste Coelho, Anne-Karine Boulet, Jan Jacob Keizer, Manuela A.C.M.C.C. Carreiras, Carla S.S. Ferreira
    The Portuguese Experience in Managing Fire Effects (2009)
    Chapter title: Fire effects on soils and restoration strategies, Land Reconstruction and Management
    Science Publishers
    ISBN:NA

  • Fairway: Farm systems management and governance for producing good water quality for drinking water supplies,
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Stichting Wageningen Research
    Period: 04/17 – 03/21
    Grant: European Commission, Horizon 2020
    Project Code: Grant agreement nº 727984
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://https://www.fairway-project.eu/

    SOILCARE: Soil Care for profitable and sustainable crop production in Europe
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Wageningen University
    Period: 03/16 – 02/21
    Grant: H2020 SFS-2B
    Project Code: NA
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://www.soilcare-project.eu/

    iSQAPER: Interactive Soil Quality Assessment in Europe and China for Agricultural Productivity and Environmental Resilience
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Wageningen University
    Period: 04/15 – 03/20
    Grant: H2020-SFS-2014-2015/H2020-SFS-2014-2
    Project Code: 635750 — iSQAPER
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://www.isqaper-project.eu/

    URBANGAIA project – Managing urban Biodiversity and Green Infrastructure to increase city resilience
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Politécnico de Coimbra
    Period: 03/17 – 02/20
    Grant: ERA-LEAR 2020
    Project Code: Grant agreement nº 645782
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://urbangaia.eu/

    FRURB: Managing Flood Risk in Urban areas in a global change context
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra
    Period: 03/12 – 08/15
    Grant: FCT
    Project Code: PTDC/AUR-URB/123089/2010
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://

    DESIRE: DESertification mItigation and REmediation of land a global approach for local solutions
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: ALTERRA
    Period: 03/07 – 02/12
    Grant: FP6
    Project Code: GOCE 037046
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://www.desire-project.eu/

    RECOVER: Immediate soil management strategy for recovery after forest fires
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Universidade de Aveiro
    Period: 03/07 – 02/10
    Grant: FCT
    Project Code: PTDC/AGR-AAM/73350/2006
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://

    URBHI: Urban flood risk and pollutant relocation as a result of global change
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra
    Period: 04/05 – 03/09
    Grant: FCT
    Project Code: POCI/CLI/60421/2004
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://

    EMAS@SCHOOL: Environmental Management and Audit Scheme implementation at a complex school
    Research Team Member: Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    Institution: Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra
    Period: 03/03 – 08/06
    Grant: LIFE03
    Project Code: Life03 Env/P/000501
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://

  • MSc.: Matilda Gustafsson.
    Thesis Topic: Nature-based solutions for flood risk reduction, contamination control and climate change adaptation.
    Financing program: NA
    Date of conclusion: 08/18

    MSc.: Ricardo Valencia Gudiño.
    Thesis Topic: Modelling copper pollution from road runoff in a peri-urban catchment in Portugal by using MIKE SHE, and MIKE 11 coupled with ECO LAB.
    Financing program: NA
    Date of conclusion: 08/17

    MSc.: Bo Sha.
    Thesis Topic: Modelling the Impacts of Urbanization on surface water quality.
    Financing program: NA
    Date of conclusion: 08/17

    MSc.: Inês Amorim Leitão.
    Thesis Topic: Study of Ecosystem Services in Ribeira dos Covões catchment.
    Financing program: NA
    Date of conclusion: 06/17

    MSc.: Jaydeth Nascimento Graça do Espírito Santo Vasconcelos.
    Thesis Topic: Gestão da Água e do Solo em São Tomé e Príncipe – Caso de estudo: Distrito de Água Grande em São Tomé.
    Financing program: NA
    Date of conclusion: 06/17

    MSc.: Saga Hävermark.
    Thesis Topic: Hydrological modelling of a peri-urban Mediterranean catchment.
    Financing program: NA
    Date of conclusion: 07/15

    MSc.: Daniel José Adriano Soares .
    Thesis Topic: Chemical characterization of road runoff in the Covões catchment.
    Financing program: NA
    Date of conclusion: 10/14

Carla Ferreira

Carla Ferreira holds a European doctoral degree in Environmental Science and Engineering. She is a young and active post-doctoral researcher in the Portuguese Centre for Natural Resources, Environment and Society (CERNAS). She has been involved in several national and international research projects, working on land degradation, hydrology, water quality and sediment transport, mainly associated with land-use changes driven by urbanization, agriculture management practices and wildfires. She has been actively involved in the editorial board of scientific journals, in the organization of international scientific events and in the Management Committee of the COST Action CA16209.

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