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Vera Lúcia Matias Ferreira, nasceu em Évora em 1985, e é licenciada e mestre em Engenharia do Ambiente pela Universidade do Algarve. Concluiu Doutoramento em Ciências do Mar, da Terra e do Ambiente igualmente na Universidade do Algarve em 2015. É membro do Centro sobre o Espaço e Organizações, da Universidade do Algarve. Publicou vários artigos em revistas especializadas e trabalhos em actas de eventos.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Vera Ferreira

Citation names

  • Ferreira, V.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
8A12-EC99-5826

Knowledge fields

  • Natural sciences - Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology - Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology - Environmental Engineering

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1)
French Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1)
Education
Degree Classification
2011/04/01 - 2015
Concluded
Ciências do Mar, da Terra e do Ambiente (Doutoramento)
Major in Gestão do Ambiente
Universidade do Algarve Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Assessing soil erosion due to land use change at the Alqueva reservoir surrounding area" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Muito bom
2014
Concluded
Influence of cover crops on soil properties in vineyards and olive groves (Outros)
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
2012
Concluded
Natural resources, sustainable land management and ecosystem services (Outros)
Universite de Geneve, Switzerland
2011
Concluded
Sistemas de Informação Geográfica (Curso médio)
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2009
Concluded
Engenharia do Ambiente (Mestrado)
Universidade do Algarve Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Avaliação das Práticas de Gestão de Resíduos Hospitalares, Risco e Percepção de Risco Associado" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
17 valores (Muito Bom)
2008
Concluded
Gestão de Resíduos Hospitalares (Curso médio)
Liga para a Protecção da Natureza, Portugal
2007
Concluded
Engenharia do Ambiente (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Algarve Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Avaliação da Gestão de Resíduos Hospitalares nos centros de saúde do Algarve" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
14 valores (Bom)
Affiliation

Science

2019/02/27 - Current Contracted Researcher (Research)
Universidade do Algarve Centro de Investigação sobre Espaço e Organizações, Portugal
2017/03/01 - 2018/01/01 Auxiliary Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Ciência e Tecnologia do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2015/10/01 - 2016/05/31 Postdoc (Research)
Universidade do Algarve Centro de Investigação sobre Espaço e Organizações, Portugal
2011/04/01 - 2015/03/31 Researcher (Research)
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
2011/04 - 2015/03 Principal Investigator (Research)
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2010/04 - 2011/03 Research Assistant (Research)
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - Current BIODES - Improving life in a changing urban environment through Biophilic Design
PTDC/GES-URB/31928/2017
Researcher
2017 - 2018 LARSyS - Laboratory for Robotics and Engineering Systems
UID/EEA/50009/2013
Research Fellow
2016 - 2017 WARECAMO – Establishing new scientific and research networking in the field of water reservoir storage capacity monitoring addressing the issue of climate change.
SK-PT-2015-0005
Researcher
Slovenská Polnohospodárska Univerzita v Nitre, Slovakia

Universidade do Algarve, Portugal

Other

Designation Funders
2015 - 2016 INSPIRATION - INtegrated Spatial PlannIng, land use and soil management Research ActTION
642372
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2010 - 2015 RIDS - Risco da degradação do solo associado com a produção de biomassa e as alterações de uso nos montados da barragem do Alqueva
PTDC/AAC-AMB/102173/2008
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. Panagopoulos, T.; Ferreira, V.; Antunes, D.; Lackóová, L.. "Seeking a new strategic research agenda on soil, land-use and land management in Europe". 2016.
    10.2495/sdp160291
  2. Ferreira, Vera Lúcia Matias; Panagopoulos, Thomas. "Predicting risk of soil erosion at the Alqueva dam watershed". Paper presented in International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Rhodes, Greece, Rhodes, 2011.
    Published
  3. Panagopoulos, Thomas; Ferreira, Vera. "Predicting soil degradation under various land management scenarios at the Alqueva dam watershed". Paper presented in Int. Conf. on Environmental Management, engineering, Planning and Economics, Skiathos, 2011.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Ferreira, V.; Panagopoulos, T.. "Scenarios of land use change and soil erosion risk at the Alqueva reservoir area.". Paper presented in 10th Congress of the Hellenic Geographical Society, Thessaloniki, 2014.
    Published
  2. Panagopoulos, T.; Ferreira, V.; Karanikola, P.. "Evaluating landscape changes at the Alqueva reservoir.". Paper presented in Protection and Restoration of the Environment XII, Skiathos, 2014.
    Published
  3. Ferreira, V.. "Risco de erosão do solo na área envolvente à Barragem do Alqueva". Paper presented in 10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente, Aveiro, 2013.
    Published
  4. PANAGOPOULOS, THOMAS; FERREIRA, VERA. "Sustainable landscape management to decrease erosion risk and extend the lifetime of dams". Paper presented in Modern Landscape Architecture, Nanjing, 2013.
    Published
  5. Ferreira, V.. "Variabilidade espacial das propriedades do solo em diferentes usos do solo na paisagem envolvente à albufeira do Alqueva". Paper presented in 10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente, Aveiro, 2013.
    Published
  6. Arvela, Andr\'e; Panagopoulos, Thomas; Cakula, Anda; Ferreira, Vanda; Azevedo, Jo\~ao. "Analysis of landscape change following the construction of the Alqueva dam, southern Portugal: approach and methods". Paper presented in 8th WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (EEESD '12), Faro, 2012.
    Published
  7. PANAGOPOULOS, THOMAS; ANDRADE, R\\DJTA; FERREIRA, VERA; GUERRERO, CARLOS. "Assessment of spatial variability of soil properties in areas under land use change due to the Alqueva dam construction". Paper presented in 8th WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (EEESD '12), Faro, 2012.
    Published
  8. CAKULA, ANDA; FERREIRA, VERA; PANAGOPOULOS, THOMAS. "Dynamic Model of Soil Erosion and Sediment Deposit in Watersheds". Paper presented in 8th WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (EEESD '12), Faro, 2012.
    Published
  9. Ferreira, V.. "Predicting soil erosion at the Alqueva dam watershed: seasonal variations". Paper presented in 8th WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (EEESD '12), Faro, 2012.
    Published
  10. Ferreira, V.. "Soil erosion risk assessment at the watershed of Alqueva dam, Portugal.". Paper presented in Protection and restoration of the environment XI, Thessaloniki, 2012.
    Published
  11. Thomas Panagopoulos; Vera Ferreira; Jesus, Jorge. "Determining the Relation between Soil Erodibility and Spatial Variability of Erosion Properties Using Geostatistical Techniques at the Alqueva Reservoir Area". Paper presented in EE'11 Proceedings of the 6th IASME/WSEAS international conference on Energy & environment, Cambridge, 2011.
    Published
  12. Vera Ferreira; Thomas Panagopoulos. "Decision support system for erosion risk assessment". Paper presented in Wseas Press, Athens, 2010.
    Published
  13. Ferreira, Vera; Thomas Panagopoulos. "Soil Erodibility Assessment at the Alqueva Dam Watershed, Portugal". Paper presented in 3rd WSEAS International Conference on Climate Changes, Global Warming, Biological Problems, and Natural Hazards, Faro, 2010.
    Published
  14. Ferreira, Vera; Ribau Teixeira, Margarida. "Assessing the medical waste management practices and associated risk perceptions in Algarve hospitals, Portugal". 2009.
Journal article
  1. Ferreira, Vera; Barreira, Ana Paula; Loures, Luís; Antunes, Dulce; Panagopoulos, Thomas. "Stakeholders’ Engagement on Nature-Based Solutions: A Systematic Literature Review". Sustainability 12 2 (2020): 640. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su12020640.
    10.3390/su12020640
  2. Ferreira, Vera; Samora-Arvela, André; Panagopoulos, Thomas. "Soil erosion vulnerability under scenarios of climate land-use changes after the development of a large reservoir in a semi-arid area". Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 59 7 (2016): 1238-1256. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09640568.2015.1066667?journalCode=cjep20.
    Published • 10.1080/09640568.2015.1066667
  3. FERREIRA, VERA; Panagopoulos, Thomas; Cakula, Anda; Andrade, Rita; Arvela, Andre. "Predicting Soil Erosion After Land Use Changes for Irrigating Agriculture in a Large Reservoir of Southern Portugal". Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia 4 (2015): 40-49.
    Published • 10.1016/j.aaspro.2015.03.006
  4. Ferreira, Vera Lúcia Matias; Panagopoulos, Thomas; Andrade, Rita; Guerrero, C; Loures, L. "Spatial variability of soil properties and soil erodibility in the Alqueva reservoir watershed". Solid Earth 6 (2015): 383-392. http://www.solid-earth.net/6/383/2015/se-6-383-2015.pdf.
    Published • 10.5194/se-6-383-2015
  5. Ferreira, Vera Lúcia Matias; Panagopoulos, Thomas. "Seasonality of soil erosion under Mediterranean conditions at the Alqueva dam watershed". Environmental management 54 1 (2014): 67-83.
    Published
  6. Thomas Panagopoulos; Anda Cakula; Vera Ferreira; André Samora-Arvela. "Simulation model for predicting soil erosion in a large reservoir of southern Portugal". International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics 1 (2014): 3-25. https://www.academia.edu/8469108/Panagopoulos_T._Cakula_A._Ferreira_V._Samora-Arvela_A._2014_._Simulation_model_for_predicting_soil_erosion_in_a_large_reservoir_of_southern_Portugal.
    Published
  7. Ferreira, Vera Lúcia Matias; Panagopoulos, Thomas; Cakula, Anda. "Prediction of seasonal soil erosion risk at the Alqueva dam watershed, Portugal". Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 22 7 A (2013): 1997-20.
    Published
  8. Ferreira, V.. "Predicting Soil Erosion Risk at the Alqueva Dam Watershed". Discussion papers 4 (2012): 60-80. http://www.cieo.pt/discussionpapers/9/article4.pdf.
    Published
  9. Panagopoulos, THOMAS; Ferreira, VERA. "Erosion Risk Map of a Foupana River Watershed in Algarve, Portugal". WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development 6 9 (2010): 635-644.
    Published
  10. FERREIRA, VERA; Teixeira, Margarida Ribau. "Healthcare waste management practices and risk perceptions: Findings from hospitals in the Algarve region, Portugal". Waste Management 30 12 (2010): 2657-2663. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20713307.
    Published • 10.1016/j.wasman.2010.07.012
Report
  1. Brils, J. et al.. 2016. National reports with a review and synthesis of the collated information. Final version as of 01.03.2016 of deliverable 2.5 of the HORIZON 2020 project INSPIRATION. http://www.inspiration-h2020.eu/sites/default/files/upload/documents/20160301_inspiration_d2.5.pdf.
  2. Ferreira, V.. 2015. National report on collated information following the template – Portugal. Final version as of 01.12.2015 of deliverable 2.4 of the HORIZON 2020 project INSPIRATION.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Ferreira, Vera. "Avaliação das práticas de gestão de resíduos hospitalares, risco e percepção do risco associado - caso de estudo: Hospitais do Algarve". Master, 2009. http://hdl.handle.net/10400.1/1738.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2014 Scenarios of land use change and soil erosion risk at the Alqueva reservoir area. The Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the Hellenic Geographical Society
(Thessaloniki, Greece)
2014 Risco de erosão do solo na área envolvente à Barragem do Alqueva 10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente
Universidade de Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)
2012 Predicting soil erosion at the Alqueva dam watershed: seasonal variations. Recent Researches in Environment, Energy Systems and Sustainability
Universidade do Algarve (Faro, Portugal)
2010 Soil Erodibility Assessment at the Alqueva Dam Watershed, Portuga Advances in Climate Change, Global Warming, Biological Problems and Natural Hazards
(Faro, Portugal)
2009 Turning Waste into Ideas ISWA/APESB world congress 2009

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2012/05/02 - 2012/05/04 8ª Conferência Internacional “Energy, Environment, Ecosystems & Sustainable Development”, Faro, Portugal. (2012 - 2012)
Conference (Co-organisor)
2010/11/03 - 2010/11/05 3ª Conferência “Climate Change, Global Warming and Biological Problems”, Faro, Portugal. (2010/11/03 - 2010/11/05)
Conference (Co-organisor)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2010 - 2010 Gestão de Riscos Ambientais
Seminar
Instituto Superior D.Afonso III,, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Instrumentos e acções de mitigação das Alterações Climáticas
Conference
Jornadas Técnicas
Câmara Municipal de Loulé, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Consumo, Energia e Ambiente
Seminar
DECO Algarve, Portugal
2007 - 2007 Alterações Climáticas
Symposium
Núcleo de Ambiente da Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2007 - 2007 Energias Renováveis
Meeting
Primeiras jornadas Ambientais
Câmara Municipal de Ferreira do Alentejo, Portugal
2006 - 2006 Mar e Ambiente
Seminar
Faculdade de Ciências do Mar e Ambiente, Portugal
2004 - 2004 Edifícios Inteligentes: Uso Racional de Energia em Edifícios Escolares no Algarve
Workshop
2003 - 2003 Ocupação do Litoral Algarvio
Other
Núcleo de Ambiente da Universidade do Algarve, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2011 - Current Centro de Investigação sobre o Espaço e Organizações

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2014 - Current Recuperação da Paisagem Arquitetura Paisagista (Mestrado) Universidade do Algarve, Portugal