Brigite Botequim

Senior Researcher
PhD in Forestry and Natural Resources Engineering (ISA, 2015)

Work Line 2: Risk Management

A PhD in Forestry and Natural Resources Engineering (2015, ISA/Univ. Lisboa). Brigite has professional experience in Forest Producers Associations and national consulting and research as an integrated member of the Center for Forestry Studies (CEF/ISA). In the last 15 years he has coordinated tasks in national and international projects in the areas of integration of forest ecosystem management and fire for the design of more fire resistant landscapes in the face of global change. She teaches in the courses of Forest Planning and Management (ISA) and Rural Fire Management (UTAD). Author of more than 20 international publications and several technical reports.

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Áreas de interesse:

Preventive forestry, Fire behavior simulators, Multicriteria optimization of forest ecosystems; Post-fire management, Participatory approaches, Trade-offs analysis, Ecosystem services


Title: Forest management for optimizing soil protection: a landscape-level approach

Year: 2021

Authors: Rodrigues A.R., Marques S., Botequim B., Marto M., Borges J.G.

Journal: Forest Ecosystems


Title: Assessing the Accuracy of GEDI Data for Canopy Height and Aboveground Biomass Estimates in Mediterranean Forests

Year: 2021

Authors: Dorado-Roda I., Pascual A., Godinho S., Silva C.A., Botequim, B., Rodríguez-Gonzálvez P., González-Ferreiro E., Guerra-Hernández J.

Magazine: Remote Sensing


Title: Combining Tree Species Composition and Understory Coverage Indicators with Optimization Techniques to Address Concerns with Landscape-Level Biodiversity

Year: 2021

Authors: Botequim B., Bugalho M.N., Rodrigues A.R., Marques S, Marto M., Borges J.G.

Journal: Land


Title: Forest Biodiversity, Carbon Sequestration, and Wood Production: Modelling Synergies and Trade-Offs for Ten Forest Landscapes across Europe

Year: 2020

Authors: Biber, Felton, Nieuwenhuis, Lindbladh, Black, Bahýľ, Bingöl, Borges J.G., Botequim B., et al.

Journal: Frontiers