MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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CIMO

CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE

FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

João Paulo Miranda de Castro

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:

ASINIFIRE - Asininos na Prevenção de Incêndios para a Resiliência Ecológica
Funding body: LA CAIXA - Programa Promove 2024
Reference: PD24-00017
Principal Investigator:Ana Maria Villa Serrano
Start: 2024-10-01
End: 2027-09-30
LIFE SILFORE - Towards the conservation and management of resilient agroforestry system through silvopastoralism
Funding body: LIFE
Reference: LIFE21-CCA-ES-LIFE SILFORE
Principal Investigator:Marina Maria Pedrosa Meca Ferreira de Castro
Start: 2022-09-01
End: 2027-08-31
Arbo-Innova - Regenerative Intensive Almonds & Olive Pilots
Funding body: Avina Stiftung
Provision of Services
Principal Investigator:Manuel Ângelo Rosa Rodrigues
Start: 2023-07-01
End: 2027-06-30
iCarbono - Prevenção de riscos naturais, reforço da capacidade de adaptação às alterações climáticas e gestão eficiente dos recursos
Funding body: LA CAIXA - Promove - Projetos Piloto 2023
Reference:
Principal Investigator:João Carlos Martins Azevedo
Start: 2023-10-01
End: 2026-09-30
BioComp_3.0 - Produção de compostos orgânicos biológicos para controlo do jacinto-de-água e para a valorização de subprodutos agropecuários, florestais e agroindustriais
Funding body: PRR 2020 - Plano de Recuperação e Resiliência
Reference: PRR-C05-i03-I-000224
Principal Investigator:Manuel Ângelo Rosa Rodrigues
Start: 2023-04-01
End: 2025-09-30
PASTOPRAXIS - Local adaptative responses of pastoralism to climate change in the Natural Park of Montesinho (Portugal)
Funding body: FCT - MONTESINHO
Reference: MTS/CAC/0028/2020
Principal Investigator:Marina Maria Pedrosa Meca Ferreira de Castro
Start: 2021-07-01
End: 2024-06-30
BIOCOMP_2.0 - Produção de compostos orgânicos biológicos para o controlo do jacinto de água e para a valorização de subprodutos agropecuários, florestais e agroindustriais
Funding body: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-070123
Principal Investigator:Manuel Ângelo Rosa Rodrigues
Start: 2021-04-01
End: 2023-06-30
SUBe - Small scale power generation Unit using Biomass gasification
Funding body: FCT - PCIF
Reference: PCIF/GVB/0197/2017
Principal Investigator:Paulo Miguel Pereira de Brito
Start: 2019-03-01
End: 2023-02-28
SAFe - Forest monitoring and alert system
Funding body: LA CAIXA - Promove - Regiões Fronteiriças
Reference:
Principal Investigator:João Carlos Martins Azevedo
Start: 2018-11-01
End: 2022-05-31
Transfer+castanha - Reinforcing the transfer of scientific and technological knowledge from the business chestnut sector
Funding body: NORTE 2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte
Reference: NORTE-02-0246-FEDER-000026
Principal Investigator:Albino António Bento
Start: 2017-11-01
End: 2019-09-30
Leonardo da Vinci - Comunity Vocational Training Action
Funding body:
Provision of Services
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: PORTUGAL 2020 - COMPETE 2020 - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016778
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: FCT - 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
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 António Bento
Start: 2010-01-01
End: 2013-12-31
- Animal Health Observatory Border
Funding body: POCTEP 2007-2013 - Programa de Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal – Espanha
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: FCT - 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:
Provision of Services
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
Principal Investigator:Álvaro Luis Pegado Lemos de Mendonça
Start: 2006-01-01
End: 2009-01-01

Total results: 16
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Pádua L.,Duarte L.,Antão-Geraldes A.M.,Sousa J.J.,Castro J.P.
Spatio-Temporal Water Hyacinth Monitoring in the Lower Mondego (Portugal) Using Remote Sensing Data
Plants, 11, , 2022

2
Castro M.,Castro J.P.,Castro J.
Understory Clearing in Open Grazed Mediterranean Oak Forests: Assessing the Impact on Vegetation
Sustainability (Switzerland), 14, , 2022

3
Pádua L.,Antão-Geraldes A.M.,Sousa J.J.,Rodrigues M.Â.,Oliveira V.,Santos D.,Miguens M.F.P.,Castro J.P.
Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) Detection Using Coarse and High Resolution Multispectral Data
Drones, 6, , 2022

4
Duarte L.,Castro J.P.,Sousa J.J.,Padua L.
GIS Application to Detect Invasive Species in Aquatic Ecosystems
International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2022-July, 6013-6016, 2022

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Zorawski M.,Brito T.,Castro J.,Castro J.P.,Castro M.,Lima J.
An IoT Approach for Animals Tracking
Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1488 CCIS, 269-280, 2021

7
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

8
Brito T.,Pereira A.I.,Lima J.,Castro J.P.,Valente A.
Optimal Sensors Positioning to Detect Forest Fire Ignitions
International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, 411-418, 2020

9
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

10
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

11
Martins L.M.,Castro J.P.,Gouveia M.E.
Biological control of chestnut blight in Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 1043, 51-56, 2014

12
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

13
Castro J.,De Figueiredo T.,Fonseca F.,Castro J.P.,Nobre S.,Pires L.C.
Montesinho Natural Park: General description and natural values
Natural Heritage from East to West: Case studies from 6 EU countries, 119-132, 2010

14
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

15
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

16
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