Institution :

Forest Research Centre, School of Agriculture, University of Lisbon, Portugal

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Themes of expertise :

riparian ecology, invasive species, ecosystem services, functional ecology

Areas of work :

Mediterranean Europe

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Biography :

Francisca Aguiar is an Assistant Professor of the School of AgricuIture, University of Lisbon, Portugal, and a researcher on Forest Research Centre of the same university. She works on aquatic vegetation and riparian forests in Mediterranean-type rivers. She researches the effects of human disturbances, notably land use and river regulation, and also on ecological quality, invasive species, ecosystem services, and river management.