Teresa Calado is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at Instituto Dom Luis (IDL). Since 1999 she has been doing research within the framework of the Land Surface Analysis Satellite Application Facility (LSA SAF), an R&D and operational project that is part of the decentralized Ground Segment of EUMETSAT (http://landsaf.meteo.pt) and she has assisted the Scientific Coordinator, Prof. Carlos C. DaCamara (FCUL). Since 2007, she is for the development of the LSA SAF Fire Risk Map (FRM) product over Southern Europe. From 2010 to 2012 she was part of the research team of ESA CCI (Climate Change Initiative), ECV fire disturbance project team and she has also assisted the Project Coordinator, Prof. Emilio Chuvieco (University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid).
Teresa Calado’s research interests are on the calibration of indices of fire danger aiming at the operational generation of daily maps of fire danger and on the problem of detecting burned areas at the continental scale using information from a variety of space sensors (MERIS, ATSR, VEGETATION, AVHRR3). She is also interested in the impact of climate variability, climate change, weather patterns and meteorological extremes on wildfire regimes..Short Curriculum Vitae