The PhD viva of Sarah Moura Batista dos Santos in Geography was held on May 22, at 2.30 pm, at Sala de Atos of the Institute of Social Sciences.
The thesis, supervised by António Bento Gonçalves, is entitled Os Grandes Incêndios Florestais no Noroeste de Portugal Continental (2001-2020) – A deteção remota como ferramenta de apoio ao seu estudo (The Great Forest Fires in Northwest Portugal (2001-2020) – Remote sensing as a tool to support its study).
The jury, chaired by Paula Remoaldo, was composed by:
– Adélia de Jesus Nobre Nunes, Associate Professor with Aggregation, Department of Geography and Tourism, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Coimbra;
– António José Bento Gonçalves, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho;
– António Avelino Batista Vieira, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho;
– Joaquim Mamede Alonso, Adjunct Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Agricultural College of Viana do Castelo;
– Washington de Jesus Sant’Anna da Franca Rocha, Full Professor, Department of Exact Sciences, State University of Feira de Santana, Brazil.