Paula Gonçalves

Paula Gonçalves

Geographer - 11 articles

Paula Gonçalves graduated in Geography (2014) and Master in Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Planning (2016) by the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto, where she found her fascination with Cartography, Applied Climatology, Public Health and Natural Risks.

Since the end of the degree, she has been involved in research projects related to climatology, namely participating in an International Citizen Sensing project - urban climate resilience through participatory risk management systems, between 2018 and 2020, she participated and presented works in several national and international conferences, more related to her specialisation, she had the privilege, in 2017, of teaching applied Climatology, as a guest assistant, at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto and is also a founding member of the Portuguese Association for Geographic Information Systems.

Of all the published scientific works, it is worth highlighting her participation as co-author in the books O(s) Climas de Gaia and Plano Metropolitano de Adaptação às Alterações Climáticas: Metroclima. Porto.

She is currently a Geographic technician at the Forestry Technical Office in the Municipality of Vale de Cambra.

News by Paula Gonçalves

Why aren't fruit trees planted in cities?

Much of the urban space is made up of oaks, maples, firs or pine trees, but few fruit trees are planted on public property, despite their ability to provide a lot of food. But why does this happen?