"Temporary Ponds: a natural habitat to be protected!"

The results obtained in the LIFE Charcos Project have been presented in several scientific events, which are generally related to the conservation of wetlands, in particular with Mediterranean Temporary Ponds and/or related to its associated biodiversity, such as:

- Margarida Cristo, Margarida Machado, Luís Cancela da Fonseca (2016). Freshwater Large Branchiopods in Portugal: na update of their distribution. Poster communication in the  XVIII Congress of the Iberian Limnology Association, in Tortosa, Spain. 

- Tiago Marques, Ricardo Silva, Otília Miralto, Bruno Silva e António Mira (2016). The importance of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds for bats: Assessing the influence of pond features, landscape and insect-prey availability. Oral communication presented in the International Bat Research Conference, in Durban, South Africa.

- Margarida Cristo, Carla Pinto-Cruz, Rita Alcazar e José Paulo Monteiro. (2016). Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal: state of the art. Poster communication presented in the 11th Meeting of the Society of Wetlands Scientists - European Chapter, in Potsdam, Germany.

- Luís Guilherme Sousa, Carla Pinto-Cruz, J. Tiago Marques, Paulo Sá-Sousa (2015). Anphibian occupancy and pond assessment in Alentejo region (Portugal). Poster communication presented in the international Symposium of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds by Paulis Project, in Sassari, Italy.

- J. Tiago Marques, Pedro Costa, Ana Lumbreras, Carla Pinto-Cruz, António Mira (2015). Matching threatened species with priority habitats: do Voles prefer to live in well preserved Mediterranean Temporary Ponds? Poster communication presented in the international Symposium of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds by Paulis Project, in Sassari, Italy.

- Dinamene Galioto, Ana Lumbreras, Anabela Belo, Carla Pinto-Cruz (2015). Botanical treasures in Southern Portugal Temporary Ponds. Poster communication presented in the international Symposium of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds by Paulis Project, in Sassari, Italy.

- Carla Pinto-Cruz, Ana Lumbreras, J. Tiago Marques, Anabela Belo (2015). Quick and easy conservation status assessment: is it possible for Mediterranean Temporary Ponds? Oral communication presented in the International Symposium of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds by Paulis Project, in Sassari, Italy.

- Carla Pinto-Cruz, Ana Lumbreras, Anabela Belo e Rita Alcazar (2014). LIFE Charcos Project: Temporary Pond Conservation in the southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented in the International Wetlands Conference, in Huesca, Espanha.

- Anabela Belo, Ana Lumbreras e Carla Pinto-Cruz (2014). Soil seed bank evaluation: a tool for Temporary Pond recovery. Oral communication presented in the International Wetlands Conference, in Huesca, Espanha.

- Carla Pinto-Cruz, Ana Lumbreras, Anabela Belo e Rita Alcazar (2014). LIFE Charcos: Temporary Pond Conservation in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Poster presented in the International Wetlands Conference, in Huesca, Espanha.

 

 

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The results obtained in LIFE Charcos Project have been presented at various national events that are related to nature conservation, protected habitats, endangered species, sustainable development and environmental education. Some events were addressed to the academic or scientific community and others to general public.

The list of participation in national events can be found below:

-Margarida Cristo & José Paulo Monteiro (2017).  Mediterranean Temporary Ponds: LIFE Charcos Project. Oral communication in SOWAMO, Final session of results dissemination, Water & Biodiversity Workshop, Program AdaPT, in Gambelas, Universidade of Algarve.

- Margarida Cristo (2016). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral communication in the seminar "Research & Development Project in Vila do Bispo Municipality", organized by UM-Cidades, in University of Minho, Campus Braga.

- Carla Pinto-Cruz & Cristina Madeira Baião (2016). Mediterranean Temporary Ponds as a Environemtal Education Model. Oral communication presented in 1º Seminar of Environment Problematics, organized by the Department of Landscape, Environment and land-use planning of the Umniversity of Évora, in Évora.

- Margarida Cristo & Artur Lagartinho (2016). Temporary Ponds, Triops vicentinus and the LIFE Charcos Project. Oral communication presented in I Seminar "Potentialities of a municipality, Vila do Bispo in one day ...", organized by Vila do Bispo Municipality, in Vila do Bispo.

- Cristina Madeira Baião, Natália Melo & Carla Pinto-Cruz (2015). Environment Perception about Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented in XVI Nacional Meeting of Education in Science, organized by the Education Institute of the University of Lisbon, in Lisbon.

- Núria Salvador, José Paulo Monteiro & Luís Miguel Nunes (2015). Hidrologic & hidrogeologic context of the existance of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. oral communication presented in the 10° Seminar about underground water, organized by the Portuguese Association of Water Resources, in Évora.

- Cristina Madeira Baião (2015). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the southwest coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented in "Course on initiation to the identification and ecology of amphibians and reptiles", organized by Rias - Center for the Recovery and Research of Wild Animals, in Olhão.

- Artur Lagartinho (2015). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral comunication presented at the Technical Conferences of the New University of Lisbon (JORTEC), in Lisbon.

- Rita Alcazar (2015). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented at World Wetlands Day | National Meeting of Guards and Vigilantes of Nature, organized by the ICNF, in Odemira.

- Rita Alcazar (2014). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented at the Meeting on the knowledge of the Territory of the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, organized by the ICNF in Odemira.

- Nuno Pedroso (2014). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented at the Colloquium on the LIFE Program in Portugal: presentation of ongoing projects organized by FCUL - CBA in Lisbon

- Margarida Cristo (2014). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the Southwest Coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented at the Colloquium on the LIFE Program in Portugal: presentation of ongoing projects organized by FCUL - CBA in Lisbon

- Liliana Barosa (2014). LIFE Charcos Project: Conservation of Temporary Ponds in the southwest coast of Portugal. Oral communication presented in "Course on initiation to the identification and ecology of amphibians and reptiles", organized by Rias - Center for the Recovery and Research of Wild Animals, in Olhão.

For photos of theses national events click in the GALLERY



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