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MOUNTAIN
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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Arlindo Castro Ferreira de Almeida

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303218
E-mail: acfa@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0003-2724-2504
Scopus Author ID: 14120668500

Career

  • Since 1994: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1986 - 1994: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

Roles

  • 2009 - 2013: Board Vice Director, School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança
  • 2004 - 2009: Scientific Council President, School of Agriculture , School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança
  • 1996 - 1999: Board Vice President, School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança

Qualifications

  • 2003 - PhD. in Agriculture Engineering, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
  • 1993 - MSc. in Rural Development, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Portugal
  • 1982 - First degree in Engenharia Agronómica, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Interests

  • Agriculture mechanization focusing in fruits harvesting systems
  • Biomass production
  • Renewable Energy / Energy crops / Energy Plant Species

Projects:

BIOma - Soluções integradas de BIOeconomia para a Mobilização cadeia Agroalimentar
Funding body: Portugal 2020
Reference: POCI-1-0247-FEDER-046112
Principal Investigator:Lillian Bouçada de Barros
Start: 2020-07-01
End: 2023-06-03
SUBe - Small scale power generation Unit using Biomass gasification
Funding body: 2017 SR&TD Projects Forest Fire Prevention and Fighting
Reference: PCIF/GVB/0197/2017
Principal Investigator:Paulo Brito
Start: 2019-03-01
End: 2022-02-22
ValorCast - Valorização da castanha e otimização da sua comercialização
Funding body: PDR 2020
Reference: PDR2020-101-032034
Principal Investigator:Arlindo Castro Ferreira de Almeida
Start: 2018-07-01
End: 2021-12-31
EcoDeep - Desenvolvimento de ferramentas de eco-eficiência para o sector agro-alimentar
Funding body: QREN-SIAC
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Manuel Joaquim Sabença Feliciano
Start: 2011-09-01
End: 2014-08-31
- Rede de Informação Estratégica Agrícola
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Albino Bento
Start: 2010-01-01
End: 2013-12-31
PROBIOENER - Acção integrada para a promoção e implementação de eficiência energética e energias renováveis como factor de competitividade
Funding body: POCTEP – Programa Operacional de Cooperação Transfronteiriça Espanha - Portugal
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Arlindo Castro Ferreira de Almeida
Start: 2009-01-01
End: 2010-12-31

Total results: 13
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Resende F.O.,Silva V.F.,Mendonca M.L.,Barbosa A.C.,Brito P.,Azevedo J.C.,Almeida A.,Gomes H.T.
Using biomass gasification for small scale power generation systems: Specifications of the conceptual framework
8th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA 2019, 439-444, 2019

2
Rodrigues M.,Afonso S.,Tipewa N.,Almeida A.,Arrobas M.
Quantification of loss in oilseed rape yield caused by delayed sowing date in a Mediterranean environment
Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 65, 1630-1645, 2019

3
Garciá-Tomillo A.,Figueiredo T.D.,Dafonte J.D.,Almeida A.,Paz-González A.
Effects of machinery trafficking in an agricultural soil assessed by Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT)
Open Agriculture, 3, 378-385, 2018

4
García‐Tomillo A.,De Figueiredo T.,Almeida A.,Rodrigues J.,Dafonte J.D.,Paz‐González A.,Nunes J.,Hernandez Z.
Comparing effects of tillage treatments performed with animal traction on soil physical properties and soil electrical resistivity: Preliminary experimental results
Open Agriculture, 2, 317-318, 2017

5
Almeida A.,Figueiredo T.,Fernandes-Silva A.
Evolution of factors affecting mechanical olive harvesting
Acta Horticulturae, 1139, 575-579, 2016

6
Almeida A.,Peça J.
Assessment of the oli-picker harvester in Northeast Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 949, 359-364, 2012

7
Almeida A.,Peça J.,Pinheiro A.,Dias A.,Santos L.,Lopes J.,Gomes J.,Reynolds D.
Farmer's evaluation of a rolling canvas prototype against his own system for harvesting olives
Acta Horticulturae, 791 PART 1, 235-239, 2008

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Peça J.,Pinheiro A.,Dias A.,Almeida A.,Santos L.,Lopes J.,Gomes J.,Reynolds D.
Mechanical harvesting of 400 trees per hectare olive orchards based on a rolling canvas prototype
Acta Horticulturae, 791 PART 1, 363-367, 2008

9
De Figueiredo T.,Almeida A.,Araújo J.
Edaphic characteristics of olive-tree areas in the trás-os-montes region (Portugal): A map-based approach
Acta Horticulturae, 586, 151-154, 2002

10
Peça J.,Dias A.,Pinheiro A.,Santos L.,Almeida A.,Lopes J.,Reynolds D.
Influence of trunk or bough shaking on the performance and costs of mechanical harvesting of olives
Acta Horticulturae, 586, 357-360, 2002

11
Miranda J.M.,Silva P.F.,Lourenço N.,Henry B.,Costa R.,Almeida A.,Barriga F.J.,Biscoito M.,Charlou J.L.,Dias A.,Fouquet Y.,Marques A.,Porteiro F.,Queiroz G.,Olu K.,Victor L.M.
Study of the Saldanha Massif (MAR, 36°34′ N): Constraints from rock magnetic and geophysical data
Marine Geophysical Research, 23, 299-318, 2002

12
Almeida A.,Dias B.A.,Peca O.J.,Pinheiro A.,Santos L.S.,Reynolds S.D.,Lopes J.
Mechanical olive harvesting systems
Acta Horticulturae, 474, 209-213, 1999

13
Dias A.B.,Peça J.O.,Pinheiro A.C.,Costa S.,Almeida A.,Santos L.,Lopes J.
Effect of tree size and variety on olive harvesting with an impact shaker
Acta Horticulturae, 474, 219-222, 1999