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Instituto Superior Técnico

DEPARTMENT

DECivil

RESEARCH GROUP

Environment and Water Resources

Email: mpaulamendes@tecnico.ulisboa.pt
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes | Researcher

Domain of activity:

  • Groundwater contamination from agricultural sources;
  • Groundwater protection;
  • Environmental statistics;
  • Groundwater vulnerability to contamination;
  • Groundwater flow modeling;
  • Land use planning
  • groundwater management.

Present Research Activity:

  • Climate Change and Climate Variability;
  • Groundwater dependent terrestrial ecosystems;
  • Data-driven analysis methods;
  • Analysis of spatial and temporal Data.

ReferenceJournalAUTHOR(S) CERISDATE
Mendes, M.P.; Ribeiro, L.; David, T.S.; Costa, A. (2016) How dependent are cork oak (Quercus suber L.) woodlands on groundwater? A case study in southwestern Portugal. Forest Ecology and Management, 378. pp 122-130. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.07.024 Forest Ecology and Management
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes
Luís Filipe Tavares Ribeiro
2016
Mendes, M.P.; Rodriguez-Galiano, V.; Luque-Espinar, J.A.; Ribeiro, L.; Chica-Olmo, M. (2016) Applying Random Forest to assess the vulnerability of groundwater to pollution by nitrates. Lisbon:
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes
2016
Rodríguez-Galiano, V.F.; Luque-Espinar, J.A.; Chica-Olmo, M.; Mendes, M.P. (2018) Feature selection approaches for predictive modelling of groundwater nitrate pollution: An evaluation of filters, embedded and wrapper methods. Science of The Total Environment, 624. pp 661-672. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.152 Science of The Total Environment
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes
2018
Araújo, R.S.; Alves, M.G.; Melo, M.T.C. de; Chrispim, Z.M.P.; Mendes, M.P.; Silva Júnior, G.C. (2015) Water resource management: A comparative evaluation of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, the European Union, and Portugal. Science of The Total Environment, 511. pp 815-828. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.098 Science of The Total Environment
Maria Teresa Condesso de Melo
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes
2015
Mendes, M.P.; Ribeiro, L. (2014) The importance of groundwater for the delimitation of Portuguese National Ecological Reserve. Environmental Earth Sciences, 72, n.º 4. pp 1201-1211. doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-3039-y Environmental Earth Sciences
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes
Luís Filipe Tavares Ribeiro
2014
Mendes, M.P.; Ribeiro, L.; Nascimento, J.; CONDESSO DE MELO, M.T.; Stigter, T. ; Buxo , A. (2013) . In: Dietrich Borchardt, Ralf Ibisch (Ed.) A groundwater perspective on the river basin management plan for central Portugal – developing a methodology to assess the potential impact of N fertilizers on groundwater bodies. In: Integrated Water Resources Management in a Changing World. In: Dietrich Borchardt, Ralf Ibisch(Eds). London: IWA Publishing.
Maria Teresa Condesso de Melo
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes
Luís Filipe Tavares Ribeiro
João Nuno da Palma Nascimento
2013
Rodríguez-Galiano, V.; Mendes, M.P.; García-Soldado, M.J.; Chica-Olmo, M.; Ribeiro, L. (2014) Predictive modeling of groundwater nitrate pollution using Random Forest and multisource variables related to intrinsic and specific vulnerability: A case study in an agricultural setting (Southern Spain). Science of The Total Environment, 476. pp 189-206. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.01.001 Science of The Total Environment
Maria Paula Sofio Silva Mendes
Luís Filipe Tavares Ribeiro
2014

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