Vânia Proença

Recent publications:

  • Proença, V., Martin, L.J., Pereira, H.M., Fernandez, M., McRae, L., et al. (2017) Global biodiversity monitoring: from data sources to essential biodiversity variables. Biological Conservation, 213, pp.256-263.
  • Navarro, L.M., Marques, A., Proença, V., Ceauşu, S., Gonçalves, B., et al. (2017) Restoring degraded land: contributing to Aichi Targets 14, 15, and beyond. Current opinion in environmental sustainability, 29, pp.207-214.
  • Proenca, V., Aguiar, C., Domingos, T. (2015) Highly productive sown biodiverse pastures with low invasion risk. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1424707112
  • Navarro, L.M., Proença, V., Kaplan, J.O. and Pereira, H.M., 2015. Maintaining disturbance-dependent habitats. In Rewilding European Landscapes (pp. 143-167). Springer.
  • Leadley, P., Proença, V., Fernandez-Manjarrés, J., Pereira, H.M., Alkemade, R., et al. (2014) Interacting Regional Scale Regime Shifts for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Bioscience 64, 665-679
  • Proença, V., Pereira, H.M. (2013) Species-area models to assess biodiversity change in multi-habitat landscapes: the importance of species habitat affinity. Basic and Applied Ecology 14, 102-114.

 Projects and collaborations:

  • SILVPAST – Cost-effective implementation of silvo-pastoral mosaics of Quercus pyrenaica (PDR2020);
  • Technical Advisory Group on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of the Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership;
  • IPBES Regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services and functions for Europe and Central Asia;
  • IPBES Methodological assessment of scenarios and modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem services;
  • GEO BON (The Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network);
  • ECOPOTENTIAL - Improving Future Ecosystem Benefits Through Earth Observations” (Horizon 2020);
  • EcoSensing: indicators, methods, and protocols for reporting and monitoring the condition of biodiversity and ecosystems in rural landscapes (FCT);
  • Agricultural abandonment, fire and the future of biodiversity (FCT);
  • Portuguese Sub-global Assessment of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.