Ana Cristina Gonçalves

University of Évora

Ana Cristina Gonçalves, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Habilitation, Department of Rural Engineering, University of Évora, Portugal. She is also a researcher at the Institute for Mediterranean Agrarian Sciences (ICAAM). Dr. Gonçalves has a Ph.D. in Forest Engineering, and has authored more than 100 publications and participated in fifteen research projects. Her research focuses on silviculture and modeling in pure, mixed, even-aged and uneven-aged stands; and forest management and planning integrated into a GIS environment.

3books edited

9chapters authored

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Silviculture is integral for the perpetuity and sustainability of forest stands and their yields. It encompasses several methods and techniques that make the bridge between individual trees and the stand. This book focuses on sustainable forest management with chapters on such topics as afforestation, thinning, pest control, and mitigation of climate change, among others.

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