José Leandro Barros


PhD in Territory, Risk and Public Policies from the Universities of Aveiro, Coimbra and Lisbon, Master of Risk Science at the University of Coimbra and a degree in Geography from the University of Coimbra. Since 2012 has been a research fellow at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (CES-UC) in the projects " TsuRIMA - TSUnami RIsk MAnagement for spatial planning and civil protection" and "FORLAND - Hydro-geomorphologic risk in Portugal: driving forces and application for land use planning". Currently, he is a researcher fellow in the project " - Multi-source flood risk analysis for safe coastal communities and sustainable development". His research interests focus on resilience, risk assessment and risk management, social and territorial vulnerability, analysis and assessment of land use change and coastal flooding.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Barros, José Leandro; Santos, Pedro Pinto; Tavares, Alexandre Oliveira; Freire, Paula; Fortunato, André Bustorff; Rilo, Ana; Oliveira, Filipa S.B.F. (2023), "The complexity of the coastal zone: Definition of typologies in Portugal as a contribution to coastal disaster risk reduction and management", International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 86, 103556

Article in Scientific journal

Barros, José Leandro; Tavares, Alexandre Oliveira; Santos, Pedro Pinto; Freire, Paula (2022), "Enhancing a Coastal Territorial Vulnerability Index: Anticipating the Impacts of Coastal Flooding with a Local Scale Approach", Coastal Management, 50, 5, 442-468

Article in Scientific journal

Tavares, Alexandre Oliveira; Barros, José Leandro; Freire, Paula; Santos, Pedro Pinto; Perdiz, Luís; Fortunato, André Bustorff (2021), "A coastal flooding database from 1980 to 2018 for the continental Portuguese coastal zone", Applied Geography, 135, 102534

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