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TERRA Mission

Chile | Susete Marques and Ana Curtas

Researchers from TERRA and CEF in Chile are collecting data to better understand fire behavior in Chile

(video in Portuguese)

Antarctica | Gonçalo Vieira, Milene Guerreiro, Joana Batista and Henrique Zilhão

Researchers from TERRA, CEG, and CFE on the COASTANTAR 2024 expedition – the first Portuguese scientific sailing expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula – have the mission of collecting data to better understand Antarctica, one of the most sensitive regions on the planet in the face of climate change

(video in Portuguese)

Saudi Arabia | Filipa Monteiro

Filipa Monteiro, researcher at the TERRA Associate Laboratory and LEAF, assessing the biodiversity of acacia trees in some locations in Saudi Arabia, following the identification of pests and diseases that are affecting the productivity of these plants

(video in Portuguese)

Mozambique | Ana Ribeiro and José Cochicho

Ana Ribeiro and José Cochicho, researchers from TERRA Associate Laboratory and CEF, collect data for sustainable coffee production in Gorongosa National Park in an integrated agroforestry system in the context of deforestation, climate change and food security

(video in Portuguese)

Galápagos Islands | Ruben Heleno

Ruben Heleno, Professor and researcher at the TERRA Associate Laboratory and the Center for Functional Ecology, is part of an international group investigating the diet of Galapagos Islands birds and the fragilities of the Galapagos Islands ecosystem

(video in Portuguese)

Michigan | Paulo Morgado

Paulo Morgado, Professor and researcher at the TERRA Associated Laboratory and CEG, collects real-time data in Michigan using microclimate, air quality, binaural sound, terrain altitude and electromagnetic activity sensors, to verify stimuli in an urban environment

(video in Portuguese)

Pantanal | José Luís Zêzere

José Luís Zêzere, Professor and researcher at the TERRA Associate Laboratory and Director of CEG, describes his experience in Pantanal (Brazil), the largest flooded area on the planet where we find river dynamics

(video in Portuguese)