CHE RG is a group of researchers from the University of Porto who works climate, health and environment, under the coordination of the Professor Ana Monteiro from the Geography Department of the Faculty of Arts from the University of Porto (Portugal).

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Ana Monteiro (Ana Maria Rodrigues Monteiro de Sousa)
Professor at the Department of Geography of the University of Porto
Visiting Professor at several National and International Universities 
Researcher at CITTA (http://citta.fe.up.pt) and ISPUP (www.ispup.up.pt) 
Member of the Geophysical Institute's Executive Committee of the University of Porto
Director of Risk, Cities and Spatial Planning Master of the University of Porto
Member of the Scientific Committee of the Museology's Doctorate 
Member of the Scientific Committee of the Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Planning Master
Member of the Scientific Committee of the IGU’s Climatology Group (www.igu - online.org)
Member of Assessment Panels of National, International and European Commission projects
Reviewer in scientific national and international journals
Doctorate and Aggregation Physical Geography in Physical Geography
Postgraduate in Environmental Impact Studies by Aberdeen University (UK)
Graduate in Geography


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Research Domains

applied climatology, climate risk, environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment, urban environment

Research Projects

2012 – 2014 Potential impacts from climate change and extreme weather conditions in outdoor bioclimatic comfort in European cities – implications towards a sustainable urban drawing – URBAN/0001/2009 Project.

2010 – 2012 The effect of green spaces' biostructure in bioclimatic comfort. Multidisciplinary Project, University of Porto in 2010 (164).

2010 – 2012 Porto in Wheelchairs - hygrometric and thermal comfort in Oporto in perspective of a person with disabilities. Multidisciplinary Project of the University of Porto in 2010 (52).

2010 – … “Cuius Regio. An analysis of the cohesive and disruptive forces destining the attachment of groups of persons to, and the cohesion within regions as a historical phenomenon" – EUROPEAN SCIENCE FOUNDATION - EuroCORECODE Collaborative Research Projects (CRPs): CEPESE Institution responsible.

2009 and 2012 “Climate and Public Health Risks - a challenge of this new decade" – Advanced Course of Climate and Public Health, 1st edition funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

2009 – … "The design of urban temperatures by means of remote sensing and surface data: environmental planning grants of Presidente Prudente (Brazil) and Porto (Portugal)" in partnership with the Department of Human Geography and Regional Science Faculty and Technology, UNESP, Presidente Prudente.

2009 – 2012 Risks to human health caused by heat waves and cold spells: a case study in Porto - PTDC/SAU-ESA/73016/2006.

2008 – 2015 “Climate contexts in Gaia Biological Park " under the Protocol - Protocol Cooperation General PS (PS - PCG) - FLUP/PS-PCG/2008-2015.

2008 – 2012 TERVICLIM - Observation et modélisation spatiale du climat des terroirs viticoles dans un contexte de changement climatique, coordenado pelo Laboratoire Climat et Occupation du Sol et Telédétection (COSTEL) da UMR6554 Littoral Environnement Télédétection Géomatique (LETG) do CNRS.

1999 – 2003 “Agroclimatictlas of Entre Douro e Minho" – PRAXIS/P/GEO/14260/1998.

1997 – 1999 "CLIAS: Examples of worsening some diseases of the respiratory, relatable as amended by urbanization in Porto juncture climate and chemical composition of the atmosphere” – PRAXIS/PCSH/GEO/198/96.


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