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MOUNTAIN
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O Norte Somos Nós

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MOUNTAIN
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MOUNTAIN
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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

João Paulo Miranda de Castro

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303341
E-mail: jpmc@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0003-0647-8892
Scopus Author ID: 56392390000

Career

  • Since 1997: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1989 - 1997: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

Roles

  • 2013 - 2016: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Licenciatura in Environmental Engineering
  • Since 2012: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Mestrado in Forest Resources Management
  • 2007 - 2009: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Bacharelato in Forest Resources Management
  • 2007 - 2009: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Mestrado in Forest Resources Management
  • 2005 - 2007: Head of Forest Department
  • 2005 - 2007: Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Forest Inventory
  • 2002 - 2003: Vice-head of Forest Department
  • Since 1992: Member of the Order of Engineers. Professional Card Nº 26803 - 6799 North Zone, Silvicultural Specialty

Interests

  • Culture of hops
  • Management of trees in urban areas
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems applied to forestry and agriculture monitoring
  • Capture of small format aerial photography by light aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles for forest and agricultural monitoring
  • Renewable energy; Biomass

Projects:

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
SAFe - Forest monitoring and alert system
Funding body: PROMOVE Fundação “La Caixa”
Reference:
Principal Investigator:João Carlos Martins Azevedo
Start: 2019-10-01
End: 2020-10-31
Transfer+castanha - Reinforcing the transfer of scientific and technological knowledge from the business chestnut sector
Funding body: NORTE 2020 – SIAC
Reference: NORTE-01-0246-FEDER-000026
Principal Investigator:Albino Bento
Start: 2017-11-15
End: 2019-09-30
Leonardo da Vinci - Comunity Vocational Training Action
Funding body:
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Tomás D' Aquino Freitas Rosa de Figueiredo
Start: 2006-01-01
End: 2018-12-31
DOUROZONE - Ozone risk for Douro/s vineyard in present and future climates
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:António Castro Ribeiro
Start: 2016-07-01
End: 2018-06-30
HiCC - Biological Control by Hypovirulence Against Chestnut Blight in Portugal
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria Eugénia Madureira Gouveia
Start: 2013-05-01
End: 2015-04-30
- Biological control of Chestnut Blight for maintenance of Castanea ecosystem
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria Eugénia Madureira Gouveia
Start: 2012-05-01
End: 2015-04-05
- Rede de Informação Estratégica Agrícola
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Albino Bento
Start: 2010-01-01
End: 2013-12-31
- Animal Health Observatory Border
Funding body: POCTEP – Programa Operacional de Cooperação Transfronteiriça Espanha - Portugal
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Álvaro Luis Pegado Lemos de Mendonça
Start: 2007-01-01
End: 2013-01-01
- Biomassa lenhosa para produção de energia: desenvolvimento de sistemas sustentáveis de fornecimento de bens e serviços de produção, regulação e conservação
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:João Carlos Martins Azevedo
Start: 2007-05-01
End: 2012-01-31
GreenUrbe - Green Spaces Impacts on the Urban Environmental Quality
Funding body:
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Manuel Joaquim Sabença Feliciano
Start: 2005-01-01
End: 2009-12-31
REVISA NORTE - Rede de Epidemiovigilancia de Animales
Funding body: INTERREG III A – Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal -Espanha
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Álvaro Luis Pegado Lemos de Mendonça
Start: 2006-01-01
End: 2009-01-01

Total results: 10
1
Castro M.,Ameray A.,Castro J.P.
A new approach to quantify grazing pressure under mediterranean pastoral systems using GIS and remote sensing
International Journal of Remote Sensing, 41, 5371-5387, 2020

2
Brito T.,Pereira A.I.,Lima J.,Castro J.P.,Valente A.
Optimal sensors positioning to detect forest fire ignitions
ICORES 2020 - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, 411-418, 2020

3
Blanco-Ward D.,Monteiro A.,Lopes M.,Borrego C.,Silveira C.,Viceto C.,Rocha A.,Ribeiro A.,Andrade J.,Feliciano M.,Castro J.,Barreales D.,Neto J.,Carlos C.,Peixoto C.,Miranda A.
Climate change impact on a wine-producing region using a dynamical downscaling approach: Climate parameters, bioclimatic indices and extreme indices
International Journal of Climatology, 39, 5741-5760, 2019

4
Pádua L.,Hruška J.,Bessa J.,Adão T.,Martins L.M.,Gonçalves J.A.,Peres E.,Sousa A.M.R.,Castro J.P.,Sousa J.J.
Multi-temporal analysis of forestry and coastal environments using UASs
Remote Sensing, 10, , 2018

5
Martins L.,Castro J.,Gouveia M.
Biological control of chestnut blight in Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 1043, 51-56, 2014

6
Pinheiro H.,de Castro J.P.M.,Azevedo J.C.
Landscape changes and carbon sequestration in the deilão Parish, northeastern Portugal
Revista Arvore, 38, 41-52, 2014

7
Castro J.,De Figueiredo T.,Fonseca F.,Nobre S.,Pires L.
Montesinho Natural Park: General description and natural values
Natural Heritage from East to West: Case studies from 6 EU countries, 119-132, 2010

8
Castro J.,Azevedo J.C.,Martins L.
Temporal analysis of sweet chestnut decline in northeastern Portugal using geostatistical tools
Acta Horticulturae, 866, 405-410, 2010

9
Martins L.,Castro J.,Marques C.,Abreu C.
Assessment of the spread of chestnut ink disease from 1995 to 2005 using aerial photography and geostatistical methods
Acta Horticulturae, 844, 349-354, 2009

10
Martins L.,Castro J.,Macedo W.,Marques C.,Abreu C.
Assessment of the spread of chestnut ink disease using remote sensing and geostatistical methods
European Journal of Plant Pathology, 119, 159-164, 2007