Pedro Miguel Sousa

PhD Student


Instituto Dom Luiz
Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa
Campo Grande, Edf. C8, Piso 3, Sala 8.3.15
1749-016 Lisboa
Phone: +351 217500863

Areas of Scientific activity

Atmospheric sciences, Climatology, Meteorology, Wildfires ,Droughts, Mediterranean Climate



Ordóñez C, Barriopedro D, García-Herrera R, Sousa PM, Schnell JL (2017) Regional responses of surface ozone in Europe to the location of high-latitude blocks and subtropical ridges. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17: 3111-3131. doi: 10.5194/acp-17-3111-2017

Sousa PM, Trigo RM, Barriopedro D, Soares PMM, Santos JA (2017) European temperature responses to blocking and ridge regional patterns. . Cimate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3620-2

Pedro M. Sousa, Ricardo M. Trigo, David Barriopedro, Pedro M. M. Soares, Alexandre M. Ramos, Margarida L. R. Liberato (2017) Responses of European precipitation distributions and regimes to different blocking locations. Clim Dyn, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3132-5

Ana Russo, Célia M. Gouveia, Patrícia Páscoa, Carlos C. Da Camara, Pedro M. Sousa, Ricardo M. Trigo (2017) Assessing the role of drought events on wildfires in the Iberian Peninsula. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, DOI:


Liberato M. L. R., Ramos A. M., Gouveia C. M., Sousa P., Russo A., Trigo R.M., Santo F.E. (2017) Exceptionally extreme drought in Madeira Archipelago in 2012: Vegetation impacts and driving conditions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.08.010

Pedro M. Sousa, David Barriopedro, Ricardo M. Trigo, Alexandre M. Ramos, Raquel Nieto, Luis Gimeno, K. F. Turkman, Margarida L. R. Liberato (2016) Impact of Euro-Atlantic blocking patterns in Iberia precipitation using a novel high resolution dataset. Climate Dynamics (2016) 46: 2573, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2718-7


Pedro M. Sousa, Ricardo M. Trigoa, Mário G. Pereira, Joaquín Bedia, Jose M. Gutiérrez (2015) Different approaches to model future burnt area in the Iberian Peninsula. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 202 11–25. doi:


Trigo R.M., Sousa P., Pereira M., Rasilla D., Gouveia C.M. (2013) Modelling wildfire activity in Iberia with different Atmospheric Circulation Weather Types. International Journal of Climatology,      DOI: 10.1002/joc.3749

Ramos A.M., Cordeiro Pires A., Sousa P.M., Trigo R.M. (2013) The use of circulation weather types to predict upwelling activity along the western Iberian Peninsula coast. Continental Shelf Research, 69, 38:51


Fernández-Montes S., Rodrigo FS., Seuber S., Sousa P.M. (2012) Spring and summer extreme temperatures in Iberia during last century in relation to circulation types. Atmospheric Research. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.07.013


Ramos A.M., Ramos R., Sousa P., Trigo R.M., Janeira M., Prior V. (2011) Cloud to ground lightning activity over Portugal and its association with Circulation Weather Types. Atmospheric Research, 101, 84-101, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.01.014

Sousa P., Trigo R.M., Aizpurua P., Nieto R., Gimeno L., Garcia-Herrera R. (2011) Trends and extremes of drought indices throughout the 20th century in the Mediterranean. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 33-51, doi:10.5194/nhess-11-33-2011