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Post-Doc

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Plant Diversity and Conservation


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César Augusto Garcia

Main Research Interests

My main research interests are biodiversity, biogeography and conservation of bryophytes; biomonitorization; Iberian and tropical bryoflora (São Tomé e Príncipe).

 

Academic Qualifications

- 2006 PhD in Biology - Ecology (University of Lisbon)

- 1999 5-year college graduation in Biology - Applied Plant Biology (University of Lisbon)


Recent Publications

Ellis L.T., Afonina O.M., Asthana A.K., Gupta R., Sahu V., Nath V., Batan N., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Benitez A., Erzberger P., Fedosov V.E., Gorski P., Gradstein S.R., Gremmen N., Hallingback T., Hagstrom M., Kockinger H., Lebouvier M., Meinunger L., Nemeth C., Nobis M., Nowak A., Ozdemir T., Pantovic J., Sabovljevic A., Sabovljevic M.S., Pawlikowski P., Plasek V., Cihal L., Sawicki J., Sergio C., Ministro P., Garcia C.A., Smith V.R., Stefanut S., Stow S., Suarez G.M., Flores J.R., Thouvenot L., Vana J., van Rooy J. & Zander R.H. 2014. New national and regional bryophyte records, 39. Journal of Bryology 36:134-U68.

Ellis L.T., Asthana A.K. Gupta R., Nath V., Sahu V., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R., Cykowsk B., Calvo Aranda S., Fischer E., Gabriel R., Górski P., Gremmen N., Hespanhol H., Kurbatova L.E., Lewis Smith R.I., Long D.G., Bell D., Mogro F., Sérgio C., Garcia C.A., Stow S., Martins A., Smith V.R., Váňa J. & Vanderpoorten A. 2013. New national and regional bryophyte records 34. Journal of Bryology 35(1):62-70.

Garcia C.A., Sérgio C., Vieira C., Hespanhol H., Stow S., Sim-Sim M. & Long D. 2013. An update on the distribution of bryophyte species included in the Habitats Directive in mainland Portugal. Journal of Bryology 35(4):306-309.

Ellis L.T., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Cykowska B., Ochyra R., Garcia C.A., Sérgio C., Lebouvier M., Manolaki P., Giannouris E., Kadis C., Markova I., Papp B., Szurdoki E., Peralta D.F., Plasek V., Ristow R., Sabovljevic M., Sim-Sim M., Smith V. R., Tsakiri E., Vana J., Virchenko V.M. & O.O. Barsukov. 2012. New national and regional records, 30. Journal of Bryology 34(1):45-51.

Ellis L.T., Alegro A., Bansal P., Nath V., Cykowska B., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R., Dulin M.V., Erzberger P., Garcia C., Sérgio C., Claro D., Stow S., Hedderson T.A., Hodgetts N.G., Hugonnot V.,  Kucera J., Lara F., Pertierra L., Lebouvier M., Liepina L., Mezaka A., Strazdina L., Madzule L., Reriha I., Mazooji A.,  Natcheva R., Phephu N., Philippov D.A., Plasek V., Cihal l., Pocs T., Porley  R.D., Sabovljevic M., Salimpour F., Behroozmand Motlagh M., Sharifnia F., Akhoondi  Darzikolaei S., Schafer-Verwimp A., Segota V., Shaw A.J., Sim-Sim M., Sollman P., Spitale D., Holzer A., Stebel A., Vana J., van Rooy J. & G. Voncina. 2012. New national and regional records, 32. Journal of Bryology 34(3):231-246.

Ellis L.T., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R., Cykowska B., Dulin M.V., Ezer T., Kara R., Flores J.R., Suárez G.M., Garcia C., Martins A., Sérgio C., Garilleti R., Kırmacı M., Agcagil E., Kurbatova L.E., Lebouvier M., Papp B., Szurdoki E., Philippov D.A., Plášek V., Pócs T., Sabovljević M., Sawicki J., Sim-Sim M., Szücs P., Bidló A., Váňa J., Vigalondo B., Lara F., Draper I., Virchenko V.M. & Wolski G.J. 2012. New national and regional bryophyte records 33. Journal of Bryology 34(4):281-291.

Garcia C.A., Sérgio C., Villarreal J.C. Sim-Sim M. & Lara F. 2012. The hornworts Dendroceros Nees and Megaceros Campb. in São Tomé e Príncipe (Africa, Gulf of Guinea) with the description of Dendroceros paivae sp. nov. Cryptogamie, Bryology 33(1):3–21.

Garcia C.A. & Oliveira R. 2012. Um Bosque Perto de Si. Conhecer Ecossistemas Florestais. Agência Nacional para a Cultura Cientifica e Tecnológica. Lisboa. ISBN 978-989-96208. 159 pp.

Ellis L.T., Darzikolaei S.A., Shirzadian S., Bakalin V.A., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R., Claro D., Dulin M.V., Eckel P.M., Erzberger P., Eziz R., Sulayman M., Garcia C., Sergio C., Stow S., Hedderson T., Hedenas L., Kurschner H., Li W., Nebel M., Nieuwkoop J., Philippov D.A., Plasek V., Sawicki J., Schafer-Verwimp A., Stefanut S. & Vana J. 2011. New national and regional bryophyte records, 29. Journal of Bryology 33(4):316-323.

Sérgio C., Rodríguez-González P.M., Albuquerque A. & Garcia C.A. 2011. Rediscovery of Rhamphidium purpuratum Mitt. (Bryophyta, Ditrichaceae) in Portugal after more than 60 years. Field Bryology 105:40-41.

Sérgio C. & Garcia C.A. 2011. Bryophyte flora of São Tomé e Príncipe Archipelago: Annotated Catalogue based on past researches. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 32(2):145-196.

Sérgio C., Vieira C., Claro D. & Garcia C.A. 2011. Conocephalum salebrosum Szweykowski, Buczkowska & Odrzykoski (Marchantiopsida): modelling the occurrence of a hygrophytic species new to the bryoflora of Portugal, Madeira and Azores. Journal of Bryology 33(1):30-35.

Sérgio C., Brugués M., Cros R.M., Garcia C.A. & Stow S. 2011. First bryofloristic study of the Parque Natural do Tejo Internacional. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Briología 37:1-10.

Sergio C., Stow S. & Garcia C.A. 2011. New distribution data on Plagiomnium undulatum var. madeirense TJKop. & Sérgio. Journal of Bryology 33:324-325.

Cardoso H.F.V., Santos A., Dias R., Garcia C.A., Pinto M., Sérgio C. & Magalhães T. 2010. Establishing a minimum postmortem interval of human remains in an advanced state of skeletonization using the growth rate of bryophytes and plant roots. International Journal of Legal Medicine 24(5):451-456.

Figueiredo A.C., Garcia C.A., Sim-Sim M., Sérgio C., Pedro L.G. & Barroso J.G. 2010. Volatiles from Plicanthus hirtellus (F.Weber) R.M. Schust. and Radula boryana (F.Weber) Nees (Hepaticae) grown in São Tomé e Príncipe Archipelago. Flavour and Fragrance Journal 25(4):219-222.

Garcia C.A., Vieira C. &  Sérgio C. 2010. New data about the extinct liverwort Porella pinnata L. (Porellaceae, Jungermanniales, Hepaticae) in Portugal. Cryptogamie Bryologie 31(1):101-105.

Stech M., Sim-Sim M., Esquivel M.G., Luís L., Fontinha S., Lobo C., Garcia C.A., Martins S., Vieira C., Barroso J.G., Pedro L.G. & Figueiredo A.C. 2010. Molecular, phytochemical, and morphological characterisation of the liverwort genus Radula in Portugal (mainland, Madeira, Azores). Systematics and Biodiversity 8:257-268.

Blockeel TL., Passos Bastos C.J., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R., Dulin M.V., Fovet L., Garcia C., Hedenäs L., Hugonnot V., Kırmacı M., Koponen T., Lebouvier M., Martins A., Müller F., Sabovljević M., Lakušić D., Schäfer-Verwimp A., Sérgio C., Surina B. & Yayintaş ÖT. 2009. New national and regional bryophyte records, 22. Journal of Bryology 31(3):201-210.

Sérgio C. & Garcia C.A. 2009. Noteworthy range extensions of two Aneura (Jungermanniopsida, Metzgeriales) species new for the Iberian Peninsula: Aneura maxima (Schiffn.) Steph. and A. pseudopinguis (Herzog) Pócs. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 30:207-215.

Sérgio C., Garcia C.A. & Martins A. 2009. Bryum moravicum in Portugal. In: Bryological notes. New national and regional records, 22. Journal of Bryology 31:201-202.

Sérgio C., Carvalho P. & Garcia C.A. 2009. Guia de Campo dos briófitos e líquenes das Florestas Portuguesas. Jardim Botânico. Museu Nacional de História Natural. Universidade de Lisboa. 119 pp.

Garcia C.A., Sérgio C. & Jansen J. 2008. The bryophyte Flora of Natural Park of Serra da Estrela (Portugal). Conservation and biogeographical approaches. Cryptogamie Bryologie 29:49-73.

Sim-Sim M., Luís L., Garcia C.A., Fontinha S., Lobo C., Martins S., Stech M. 2008. New data on the status of threatened bryophytes of Madeira. Journal of Bryology 30:226-228.

Sérgio C., Brugués M., Cros R.M., Casa C. & Garcia C.A. 2007. The 2006 Red List of Bryophytes of Iberian Peninsula (Portugal, Spain and Andorra). Lindbergia 31(2):109-125.


Ongoing Projects

  • BrioAtlas - Atlas of the threatened bryophytes of Portugal (EDP foundation)
  • Cryptosensors/Lisbon–Monitorization of the atmospheric pollution in the biosphere of Lisbon and South Margin of Tagus river using biosensors (PTDC/AAC-AMB/105037/2008)
  • History of the scientific expeditions in S. Tomé and Príncipe Islands. Biodiversity characterisation based in the inventory bryophyte herbarium collections. CEBV/ University of Lisbon, IAV/University of Coimbra, Institute of Tropical Scientific Investigation (IICT/MCES). (POCTI/AFR/58699/2004).

 

Other Information

- “Um bosque perto de si” - ciência viva project

- http://www.tropicos.org/Person/88229