Scientific publications

Master's thesis. Fernando Correia

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Master's thesis

The contribution of ecosystem services to the prevention and resilience of rural fires in the Natura 2000 network in the municipality of Arouca

 

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Fernando Correia

Defining Extreme Wildfire Events: Difficulties, Challenges, and Impacts

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Every year worldwide some extraordinary wildfires occur, overwhelming suppression
capabilities, causing substantial damages, and often resulting in fatalities. Given their increasing
frequency, there is a debate about how to address these wildfires with significant social impacts,
but there is no agreement upon terminology to describe them. The concept of extreme wildfire event
(EWE) has emerged to bring some coherence on this kind of events. It is increasingly used, often as