MOUNTAINS 2020

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MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

O Norte Somos Nós

CIMO is the winner of the "O Norte Somos Nós" Awards in
the category of Research. See video HERE

MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

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about us

MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
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Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Carlos Francisco Gonçalves Aguiar

Coordinator Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303260
E-mail: cfaguiar@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0001-8643-7112
Scopus Author ID: 8502494200

Career

  • Since 2013: Coordinator Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 1993 - 2013: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1987 - 2013: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

Roles

  • Since 2014: Principal Investigator (PI) of the Mountain Research Centre (CIMO)
  • Since 2014: President of the Portuguese Society of Pastures and Forages (SPPF)
  • Since 2002: Vice-director and member of the board of the Mountain Research Centre

Qualifications

  • 2002 - PhD. in Agronomic Engineering, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
  • 1992 - MSc. in Integrated Pest and Disease Management, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
  • 1987 - First degree in Agronomic Engineering, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Interests

  • Azores and Continental Portugal flora and vegetation
  • Pasture ecology
  • Agronomy history

Projects:

LIFE MARONESA - Market Awareness and Opportunity Raising for Needed Extensification and Soil-friendly Agriculture
Funding body: LIFE
Reference: LIFE19 GIC/PT/001285
Principal Investigator:Carlos Francisco Gonçalves Aguiar
Start: 2020-10-01
End: 2025-09-30
Sheep 4.0. - Sustainable industry 4.0 for pasture milk sheep
Funding body: FEDER
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-069892
Principal Investigator:Carlos Francisco Gonçalves Aguiar
Start: 2020-09-01
End: 2023-06-30
ECOLAMB - Holistic Production to Reduce the Ecological Footprint of Meat
Funding body: ERA-NET
Reference: SusAn/002/2016
Principal Investigator:Vasco Augusto Pilão Cadavez
Start: 2017-09-04
End: 2020-08-31
- Sustainable control of olive pests: enchancement of natural enemies' activity through the establishement of native floral vegetation
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AGR-AAM/102908/2008
Principal Investigator:Albino Bento
Start: 2010-04-01
End: 2013-09-30
- Initial Ecological Characterization Survey- Moncorvo Iron ore Deposite Project
Funding body:
Reference:
Principal Investigator:José Paulo Mendes Guerra Marques Cortez
Start: 2012-01-01
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
BioPast - Uma Abordagem Integrada às Pastagens Permanentes Biodiversas Ricas em Leguminosas
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Carlos Francisco Gonçalves Aguiar
Start: 2007-08-01
End: 2011-01-31
- Valorização de serviços de ecossistemas - um caso de estudo na cascata da Serra da Estrela
Funding body: Energias de Portugal
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Cristina Maria Marta Rosa Pedroso
Start: 2010-00-00
End: 2011-01-01

Total results: 27
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Villa M.,Santos S.A.P.,López-Sáez J.A.,Pinheiro L.,Marrão R.,Aguiar C.,Pereira J.A.
Pollen feeding by syrphids varies across seasons in a Mediterranean landscape dominated by the olive orchard
Biological Control, 156, , 2021

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Oksuz D.P.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Tápia S.,Llop E.,Lopes P.,Serrano A.R.M.,Leal A.I.,Correia O.,Matos P.,Rainho A.,Branquinho C.,Correia R.A.,Palmeirim J.M.
The contribution of small shrubby patches to the functional diversity of wood-pastures
Acta Oecologica, 108, , 2020

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Oksuz D.P.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Tápia S.,Llop E.,Lopes P.,Serrano A.R.M.,Leal A.I.,Branquinho C.,Correia O.,Rainho A.,Correia R.A.,Palmeirim J.M.
Increasing biodiversity in wood-pastures by protecting small shrubby patches
Forest Ecology and Management, 464, , 2020

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Boieiro M.,Matthews T.J.,Rego C.,Crespo L.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Cardoso P.,Rigal F.,Silva I.,Pereira F.,Borges P.A.V.,Serrano A.R.M.
A comparative analysis of terrestrial arthropod assemblages from a relict forest unveils historical extinctions and colonization differences between two oceanic islands
PLoS ONE, 13, , 2018

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Martins da Silva P.,Oliveira J.,Ferreira A.,Fonseca F.,Pereira J.A.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Serrano A.R.M.,Sousa J.P.,Santos S.A.P.
Habitat structure and neighbor linear features influence more carabid functional diversity in olive groves than the farming system
Ecological Indicators, 79, 128-138, 2017

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Serrano A.R.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.
A new species of the genus Typhlocharis Dieck, 1869 (Coleoptera, Carabidae) from Portugal
Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 124, 39-46, 2017

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Borges P.A.V.,Gaspar C.,Crespo L.C.F.,Rigal F.,Cardoso P.,Pereira F.,Rego C.,Amorim I.R.,Melo C.,Aguiar C.,André G.,Mendonça E.P.,Ribeiro S.,Hortal J.,Santos A.M.C.,Barcelos L.,Enghoff H.,Mahnert V.,Pita M.T.,Ribes J.,Baz A.,Sousa A.B.,Vieira V.,Wunderlich J.,Parmakelis A.,Whittaker R.J.,Quartau J.A.,Serrano A.R.M.,Triantis K.A.
New records and detailed distribution and abundance of selected arthropod species collected between 1999 and 2011 in Azorean native forests
Biodiversity Data Journal, 4, , 2016

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Serrano A.R.M.,Conde J.,Antunes S.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Boieiro M.
A new species of Domene Fauvel, 1873 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae) from a granitic cavity in Serra da Estrela (Portugal)
Zootaxa, 3974, 401-412, 2015

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Crespo L.C.,Boieiro M.,Cardoso P.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Amorim I.R.,Barrinha C.,Borges P.A.V.,Menezes D.,Pereira F.,Rego C.,Ribeiro S.,Silva I.F.,Serrano A.R.M.
Spatial distribution of Madeira Island Laurisilva endemic spiders (Arachnida: Araneae)
Biodiversity Data Journal, 2, , 2014

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Boieiro M.,Carvalho J.C.,Cardoso P.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Rego C.,de Faria e Silva I.,Amorim I.R.,Pereira F.,Azevedo E.B.,Borges P.A.V.,Serrano A.R.M.
Spatial Factors Play a Major Role as Determinants of Endemic Ground Beetle Beta Diversity of Madeira Island Laurisilva
PLoS ONE, 8, , 2013

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Serrano A.R.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Boieiro M.,Borges P.A.V.,Rego C.,Amorim I.R.,Ribeiro S.P.,Pereira F.
Synonymy of Orthomus susanae Serrano & Borges, 2009 with Orthomus annae (Donabauer, 2008) (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Zootaxa, 67-68, 2012

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da Silva P.,Aguiar C.,de e Silva I.,Serrano A.
Orchard and riparian habitats enhance ground dwelling beetle diversity in Mediterranean agro-forestry systems
Biodiversity and Conservation, 20, 861-872, 2011

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Vanbergen A.J.,Woodcock B.A.,Koivula M.,Niemelä J.,Kotze D.J.,Bolger T.,Golden V.,Dubs F.,Boulanger G.,Serrano J.,Lencina J.L.,Serrano A.,Aguiar C.,Grandchamp A.C.,Stofer S.,Szél G.,Ivits E.,Adler P.,Markus J.,Watt A.D.
Trophic level modulates carabid beetle responses to habitat and landscape structure: A pan-European study
Ecological Entomology, 35, 226-235, 2010

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Serrano A.R.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Boieiro M.C.,Borges P.A.V.,Rego C.,Amorim I.R.,Ribeiro S.P.,Pereira F.
A new species of Orthomus Chaudoir, 1838 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Madeira island (Macaronesia) and notes on related species
Zootaxa, 20-34, 2009

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da Silva P.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Niemelä J.,Sousa J.P.,Serrano A.R.M.
Diversity patterns of ground-beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) along a gradient of land-use disturbance
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 124, 270-274, 2008

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Serrano A.R.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.
Two new species of typhlocharis Dieck, 1869 of the silvanoides group from Portugal (Coleoptera, Carabidae)
Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 29, 9-18, 2006

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Serrano A.R.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.
New species and new data on the genus Geocharis Ehlers 1883 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Portugal
Annales de la Societe Entomologique de France, 42, 79-89, 2006

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Serrano A.,Aguiar C.
Two new species of Typhlocharis Dieck, 1869 (Coleoptera, Carabidae) from Portugal and notes on the related species
Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 53, 223-234, 2006

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Serrano A.R.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.,Proença S.J.R.
Two new species of Typhlocharis Dieck of the gomezi species group from Portugal (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Coleopterists Bulletin, 59, 239-249, 2005

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Borges P.A.V.,Aguiar C.,Amaral J.,Amorim I.R.,André G.,Arraiol A.,Baz A.,Dinis F.,Enghoff H.,Gaspar C.,Ilharco F.,Mahnert V.,Melo C.,Pereira F.,Quartau J.A.,Ribeiro S.P.,Ribes J.,Serrano A.R.M.,Sousa A.B.,Strassen R.Z.,Vieira L.,Vieira V.,Vitorino A.,Wunderlich J.
Ranking protected areas in the Azores using standardised sampling of soil epigean arthropods
Biodiversity and Conservation, 14, 2029-2060, 2005

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Ribeiro S.P.,Borges P.A.V.,Gaspar C.,Melo C.,Serrano A.R.M.,Amaral J.,Aguiar C.,André G.,Quartau J.A.
Canopy insect herbivores in the Azorean Laurisilva forests: Key host plant species in a highly generalist insect community
Ecography, 28, 315-330, 2005

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Serrano A.R.M.,Aguiar C.A.S.
A remarkable new endogean species of the genus Hypotyphlus Jeannel (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Portugal
Coleopterists Bulletin, 58, 111-117, 2004