Alexandre Oliveira Tavares


Biography

Alexandre Oliveira Tavares holds a PhD. in Geological Engineering from Coimbra University, in the specialization of Environmental Geology and Land Use Planning He is an associate professor with Agregation in the School of Sciences and Technology. He is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, where he has been working in Risk Analysis and Management, Landscape Evolution and Land Use Planning, with focus on susceptibility mapping, natural resources management and public policies. He is a researcher of the Observatory of Risk (OSIRIS) of the Centre for Social Studies. Teacher in the interfaculty Mater in Social Dynamics, Natural and Technological Risks course and in the PhD interuniversity course in Territory, Risk and Public Policies. Head of the Earth Sciences Deparment of the FCTUC, 2015-2019. Member of the Scientific Panel of the National Strategy for Adapting to Climate Change ENAAC. Member of the National Platform for Disaster Reduction. Since 2019 Executive President of the Public Centro Litoral Water Company.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Mendes, José; Tavares, Alexandre Oliveira; Aragão, Alexandra (2021), Introduction - Citizens and risk governance, in José Manuel Mendes, Alexandre Tavares e Alexandra Aragão (org.), Citizens' Commitment in Risk Governance: From inaction to co-decision. Debates, CESCONTEXTO 30, 7-10

Article in Scientific journal

Areia, Neide P.; Tavares, Alexandre O.; Mendes, José Manuel (2021), "Environment Actors Confronting a Post Climate-Related Disaster Scenario: A Feasibility Study of an Action-Based Intervention Aiming to Promote Climate Action", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 11, 5949

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Book Chapter

Tavares, Alexandre; Areia, Neide P. (2021), Gestão territorial do risco na adaptação às alterações climáticas, in Associação Portuguesa de Riscos, Prevenção e Segurança (org.), Geografia, Riscos e Proteção Civil. Homenagem ao Professor Doutor Luciano Lourenço (Vol. 2). Coimbra, 387-397

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