Congratulations to our MEDfOR alumni Frederico Simões! He recently published a paper with results from his master thesis. The article “Assessment of drought effects on survival and growth dynamics in eucalypt commercial forestry using remote sensing photogrammetry. A showcase in Mato Grosso, Brazil” was published in the journal Forest Ecology and Management.

Frederico, from Brazil, studied at the University of Lisbon and at the University of Valladolid in the academic years 2019/2021. He is currently enrolled in the Skill-for-Action project ( that is part of the Marie Sklodowska Curie program, as a pre-doctoral researcher at the Universidad de Valladolid, Spain. Frederico works with the integration of LiDAR information in operational models of growth and production of mixed forests.