A Master in Forest Engineering (UTAD, 2012) and postgraduate degree in Local Development, territories, society and citizenship, Rui has over 20 years of experience resulting from the participation in several research projects in areas related to rural fires, fuel management, forestry-pastoralism, pests and diseases of some forest species and public participation. Rui also has experience in forest associations, namely in technical coordination of an Organization of Forest Producers and in technical support to the planning of forest defense against wildfires at a municipal level. In addition, he is trained in GIS with ArcGIS tool.
Areas of interest:
Forest and fire management, Risk management, Research project management
Title: The Garrano: heritage and potential landscape paradigm of the Portuguese territory- challenges and opportunities
Authors: Pinto, R.; Marta-Costa, A.; e Torres-Manso, F.
Journal: Book of Abstracts of the VIII Rural Studies Congress (CER) and VIII ENCONTRO Rural RePort “Cultural landscapes: inheritances and challenges in the territory”
Title: Regional livestock grazing, human demography and fire incidence in the portuguese landscape
Authors: Torres-Manso, F.; Fernandes, P.; Pinto, R.; Botelho, H.; Monzon, A.
Journal: Forest Systems
Title: Involving Stakeholders in Forest Management: the case of Montemuro Mountain Site
Authors: Marta-Costa, A.; Pinto, R.; Torres-Manso, F.; Tibério, L.; Carneiro, I.; Portela, J.
Journal: Regional Science Inquiry Journal
Title: Assessment of Regional and Seasonal Characteristics Inherent to Fire Regime and Grazing
Authors: Torres-Manso, F.; Bento, J., Botelho, H.; Pinto, R.; Ferreira, P.; Magalhães, M. e Gomes, M.
Journal: Silva Lusitana, Journal of the National Institute of Agricultural Research