Hélder Lopes

Hélder Lopes

Climatologist - 16 articles

He has a degree and a Masters in Geography (with an average mark of 20). He has a PhD in Geography and Regional Planning from the University of Minho and a PhD in Geography - Global Change and Natural Systems from the University of Barcelona with the highest classification and distinction and commendation.

He is also a researcher at the Laboratório de Paisagens, Património e Território (Lab2PT) and collaborator of the Climatology Group of the Instituto de l’Aigua (IdRA, Climatology Group - Barcelona). In recent years, he has been implementing some methods of citizen participation within the scope of research in climatology and tourism.

He has published articles in the main international journals indexed in ISI Web of Knowledge and SCOPUS and some book chapters in some of the main international publishers. He has presented about a hundred papers in national and international conferences and workshops, some of which related to the subject of climatology, and has won 10 awards for his academic achievements. He is a member of the International Society of Biometeorology - Climate, Tourism and Recreation section and is a scientific reviewer of some renowned national and international journals.

From an early age, he aroused his interest in issues related to weather, climate and climate change and in how various sectors of activity affect and are affected by their effects.

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