Position: Integrated Researcher with Doctoral Degree
Academic background: Degree in Geography and Regional Planning (Physical Geography), 1998
MsC in Physical Geography and Environment, 2001
Research Group: RISKam
Research interests: Geomorphology; Risks, Litoral; Sustainable development
Ciência Vitae: 1411-A43D-9266
Jorge Trindade holds a PhD in Physical Geography from the Universidade Aberta (UAb) (2010) and is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Technology of the UAb. He is a RISKAM Full Researcher at the Centre for Geographical Studies (CEG/IGOT/UL) and Vice-Coordinator of the PhD in Social Sustainability and Development at the Universidade Aberta. He is the principal investigator in the project High Waters – Assessment of scenarios of exposure and social vulnerability to sea level rise for sustainable land use (EXPL/GES-AMB/1246/2021). He was Coordinator, between 2015 and 2020, of the Research Group on Coastal and Fluvial Dynamics, at the CEG/IGOT/UL and supervises several postdoctoral, PhD and Master’s students in Portugal, Brazil, Morocco and Mozambique in the area of geomorphology and coastal hazards, and the relationship between flood disasters and sustainable development, including coordination of scholarship holders of funded R&D projects.
He has participated in 9 funded R&D projects dedicated to coastal and river dynamics, associated risks and sustainability, being Editor of the scientific area in national scientific journals, editor of special issues in international journals, scientific reviewer in peer reviewed journals and books and has edited and published books, book chapters, articles in peer reviewed international and national journals.