Current Students

PhD Students

Afonso Ferreira
Phytoplankton response to climate change in the North Atlantic and the Southern Ocean
PhD in Marine Sciences, FCUL.

Beatriz Martins
Mercury in permafrost thaw lakes

PhD in Environmental Engineering, IST.

Bernardo Rocha
Using lichens diversity to track the effects of climate change: can we do this at the global scale?

PhD in Biology, FCUL.

Diogo Folhas Ferreira
Natural organic matter dynamics in permafrost thermokarst lakes
PhD in Chemistry, IST.

Diogo Gonçalves
Detection of Extra-Terrestrial Life on the Surface and Subsurface of Titan
PhD in Astrobiology, IST/MIT-Portugal (MPP).

Henrique Zilhão
Contaminants in Antarctic Peninsula
PhD in Environmental Engineering, IST.

Joana Baptista
Modelling permafrost temperatures in the Antarctic Peninsula: recent evolution and future scenarios
PhD in Geography (Speciality Physical Geography), IGOT.

Juliana Monteiro
The potential of moss ­dominated biological soil crusts for restoring ecosystem services in desertified and degraded areas
PhD in Biology, FCUL.

Lígia Coelho
Astrobiology analyses of icy biomes as a proxy for extra-terrestrial life in icy moons
PhD in Astrobiology, IST/MIT-Portugal (MPP).

Luciane Rafaele Favareto
Bio-optical variability in coastal waters offshore Portugal, with a focus on the detection of functional groups of phytoplankton
PhD in Marine Sciences, FCUL.

Marcelo Fernandes
Chronology of the deglaciation and paleoenvironmental evolution of the high Garonne valley, Central Pyrenees
PhD in Geography (Speciality Physical Geography), IGOT.

Pedro Freitas
Dynamics and spatial variability of Arctic and sub-Arctic thermokarst ponds and their biogeochemical properties (Canada)
PhD in Geography (Speciality Physical Geography), IGOT.

Vasco Miranda
Mapping and monitoring vegetation on ice-free areas of the Antarctic Peninsula through remote sensing
PhD in Georesources, IST.

Viktoriya Nikitina
Contending Neoliberal Institutionalism and Neoclassical Realism: The Russian Foreign Policy in the Arctic
PhD in International Relations, ISCSP.

Master Students

Daniel Batista
Recent impacts of climate change on the landforms and dynamics of Pingo Canadian Landmark (Northwest Territories, Canada)
Masters in Physical Geography and Spatial Planning, IGOT.

Inês Mendes
Remote sensing characterization of the recent dynamics of vegetation communities in the Serra da Estrela plateaus
Masters in Physical Geography and Spatial Planning, IGOT.

João Carlos Nunes
Geomorphological evolution of Nave de Santo António (Serra da Estrela) using geomorphological, sedimentological and geophysical techniques
Masters in Physical Geography and Spatial Planning, IGOT.

Madalena Ferreira
Mapping and analysis of cold paleoenvironment geomorphological features of Serra da Estrela using UAVs
Masters in Physical Geography and Spatial Planning, IGOT.

Ricardo Santos
Paleoclimatology of Western Iberia – evidence from a biogeochemical proxy approach in peixão lake sediments (Serra da Estrela, Portugal)
Masters in Geology, FCUL.

Sofia Bilbao
Assessing Arctic coastal erosion using Sentinel-2 imagery: potential and limitations
Masters in Physical Geography and Spatial Planning, IGOT.

Past Students

Ana Cláudia Oliveira
Ecological indicators as tools to monitor the effects of climate change on dryland ecosystems
PhD in Biology and Ecology of the Global Changes, FCUL.

Bernardo Costa
Remote sensing analysis of recent coastal change and controlling factors in Tuktoykatuk Peninsula (Beaufort Sea coast, Canada)
Masters in Physical Geography and Spatial Planning, IGOT.

Clara Wendt
A functional perspective on plant-insect interactions along environmental gradients: contribution for restoration of semiarid areas

PhD in BIODIV – Biodiversity, Genetic and Evolution, FCUL.

Daniel Pinheiro
Flooding hazard in coastal permafrost environments. The case of Tuktoyaktuk (Northwest Territories, Canada)
Masters in Environmental Engineering, IST.

Joana Baptista
Spatial modelling of ground temperatures and permafrost in Barton Peninsula (King George Island, Antarctica)
Masters in Physical Geography and Spatial Planning, IGOT.

Marta Almeida
Morphometric characterization of sorted stone circles based on UAV datasets (Barton Peninsula, King George Island, Antarctica)
Masters in Geological and Mining Engineering, IST.

Vasco Conde
Soil Moisture and snow water content retrieval from interferometric SAR data
PhD in Geophysical Sciences and Geoinformation (Speciality Remote Sensing), FCUL.

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