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Curriculum vitae (Link)

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Full CV (Link)

Below you can find the main publications of my CV. The full CV can be downloaded in the attached file.


ISI publications



  • Gschwantner, T., Alberdi, I., Balázs, A., Bauwens, S., Bender, A., Borota, D., Bosela, M., Bouriaud, O., Cañellas, I., Donis, J., Freudenschuß, A., Hervé, J., Hladnik, D., Jansons, J., Kolozs, L., Korhonen, K., Kucera, M., Kulbokas, G., Kuliešis, A., Lanz, A., Lejeune, P., Lind, T., Marin, G., Morneau, F., Nagy, D., Nord-Larsen, T., Nunes, L., Pantić, D., Paulo, J. A., Pikula, T., Redmond, J., Rego, F. C., Riedel, T., Saint-André, L., Šebeň, V., Sims, A., Skudnik, M., Solti, G., Tomter, S., Twomey, M., Westerlund, B., Zell, J. 2019. Harmonisation of stem volume estimates in European National Forest Inventories. Annals of Forest Science76: 24.


• Rois, M., Lovrić, N., Lovrić, M., Ferreiro-Domínguez, N., Mosquera-Losada, M. R., den Herder, M., Graves, A., Palma, J. H. N., Paulo, J. A., Pisanelli, A., Smith, J., Moreno, G., García, S., Varga, A., Pantera, A., Mirck, J., Burgess, P. 2018. Farmers' reasoning behind the uptake of agroforestry practices: evidence from multiple case-studies across Europe. Agroforestry systems.

• Moreno, M., Aviron, S., Berg, S. Crous-Duran, J. Franca, A. García de Jalón, S., Hartel, T., Mirck, J., Pantera, A., Palma, J. H. N., Paulo, J. A., Re, G., Sanna, F., Thenail, C., Varga, A., Viaud, V., Burgess, P. 2018. Agroforestry systems of high nature and cultural value in Europe: commercial goods and ecosystem services. Agroforestry systems.

• Palma, J. H. N., Crous-Duran, J., Graves, A. R., Garcia de Jalon, S., Upson, M., Oliveira, T. S., Paulo, J. A., Ferreiro-Domínguez, N., Moreno, G., Burgess, P. J. 2018. Integrating belowground carbon dynamics into Yield-SAFE, a parameter sparse agroforestry model. Agroforestry systems.

• Garcia de Jalon, S., Burgess, P. J., Graves, A., Moreno, G., McAdam, J., Pottier, E., Novak, S., Bondesan, V., Mosquera Losada, R., Crous-Duran, J., Palma, J. H. N., Paulo, J. A., Oliveira, T., Cirou, E., Hannachi, Y., Pantera, A., Wartelle, R., Kay, S., Malignier, N., Van Lerberghe, P., Tsonkova, P., Mirck, J., Rois, M., Kongsted, A. G., Thenail, C., Luske, B., Berg, S., Gosme, M., Vityi, A. 2018. How is agroforestry perceived in Europe? An assessment of positive and negative aspects among stakeholders. Agroforestry systems.


• Paulo, J. A., Pereira, H., Tomé, M. 2017. Analysis of variables influencing tree cork caliper in two consecutive cork extractions using cork growth index modelling. Agroforestry systems.

• Demertzia, M., Sierra-Pérez, J., Paulo, J. A., Arroja, L., Dias, A. C. 2017. Environmental performance of expanded cork slab and granules through life cycle assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production 145: 294–302.

• Reyer, C., Bathgate, S.; Blennow, K.; Borges, J. G.; Bugmann, H.; Delzon, S.; Faias, S. P.; Garcia-Gonzalo, J.; Gardiner, B.; Gonzalez-Olabarria, J. R.; Gracia, C.; Guerra, J.; Kellomäki, S.; Kramer, K.; Lexer, M. J.; Lindner, M.; van der Maaten, E.; Maroschek, M.; Muys, B.; Nicoll, B.; Palahi, M.; Palma, J. H. N.; Paulo, J. A. ; Peltola, H.; Pukkala, T.; Rammer, W.; Ray, D.; Sabaté, S.; Schelhaas, M.; Seidl, R.; Temperli, C.; Tomé, M.; Yousefpour, R.; Zimmermann, N. E.; Hanewinkel, M. 2017. Are forest disturbances amplifying or canceling out climate change-induced productivity changes in European forests? Environmental Research Letters 12(3):

• Paulo, J. A., Tomé, M. 2017. Using the SUBER model for assessing the impact of cork debarking rotation on equivalent annual annuity in Portuguese stands. Forest systems. 26(1), e008, 11 pages.

• den Herder, M., Moreno, G., Mosquera-Losada, R., Palma, J. H. N, Sidiropoulou, A., Freijanes, J. J. S., Crous-Duran, J., Paulo, J. A., Tomé, M., Pantera, A., Papanastasis, V. P., Mantzanas, K., Pachana, P., Papadopoulos, A., Plieninger, T., Burgess, P. J. 2017. Current extent and stratification of agroforestry in the European Union. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 241: 121–132.

• Paulo, J. A., Tomé, M. 2017. Does debarking intensity in the first cork extraction affect future cork thickness? Annals of Forest Science.

• Demertzia, M., Paulo, J. A., Faias, S. P., Arroja, L., Dias, A. C. 2017. Evaluating the carbon footprint of the cork sector with a dynamic approach including biogenic carbon flows. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. pp 1 – 12.


• Demertzi, M., Paulo, J. A., Arroja, L., Dias, A. C. 2016. A carbon footprint simulation model for the cork oak sector. Science of the Total Environment 566 – 567: 499 – 511.


• Paulo, J. A., Faias, S. P., Ventura-Giroux, C., Tomé, M. 2015. Estimation of stand crown cover using a generalized crown diameter model: application for the analysis of Portuguese cork oak stands stocking evolution. iForest.

• Palma, J. H. N., Paulo, J. A., Faias, S. P., Garcia-Gonzalo, J., Borges, J. G., Tomé, M. 2015. Adaptive management and debarking schedule optimization of Quercus suber L. stands under climate change: case study in Chamusca, Portugal. Regional Environmental Change 15 (8): 1569 - 1580.

• Paulo, J. A., Faias, S., Gomes, A. A., Palma, J., Tomé, J., Tomé, M. 2015. Predicting site index from climate and soil variables for cork oak (Quercus suber L.) stands in Portugal. New Forests 46 (2): 293-307. DOI:


• Palma, J. H. N., Paulo, J. A., Tomé, M. 2014. Carbon sequestration of modern Quercus suber L. silvoarable agroforestry systems in Portugal: a YieldSAFE-based estimation. Agroforestry Systems. 88 (5): 791-801

• Raftoyannis Y, Nocentini S, Marchi E, Calama Sainz R, Garcia Guemes C, Pilas I, Peric S, Amaral Paulo J, Moreira-Marcelino AC, Costa-Ferreira M, Kakouris E, Lindner M. 2014. Perceptions of forest experts on climate change and fire management in European Mediterranean forests. iForest 7: 33-41.


• Faias, S. P., Palma, J. H. N., Barreiro, S. M., Paulo, J. A., Tomé, M. 2012. Resource communication. sIMfLOR – platform for the Portuguese forest simulators. Forest Systems 21(3): 543 – 548.

• Coelho, M. B., Paulo, J. A., Palma, J. H. N., Tomé, M. 2012. Contribution of cork oak plantations installed after 1990 in Portugal to the Kyoto commitments and to the landowners economy. Forest Policy and Economics 17: 59 – 68.


• Paulo, J. A., Tomé, J., Tomé, M. 2011. Nonlinear fixed and random generalized height-diameter models for Portuguese cork oak stands. Annals of Forest Science 68: 295 – 309.


• Paulo, J. A. e Tomé, M. 2010. Predicting mature cork biomass with t years of growth from one measurement taken at any other age. Forest Ecology and Management 259: 1993-2005.


• Tomé, M., Barreiro, S., Paulo, J. A., Tomé, J. 2006. Modelling tree and stand growth with growth functions formulated as age independent difference equations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research; 36, 7:1621-1630.

Other publications with referee

• Paulo, J. A., Tomé, M. 2014. Estimativa das produções de cortiça virgem resultantes de desbastes em montados de sobro em fase juvenil. Silvalusitana 22 (1): 29-42.

• Paulo, J. A., Tomé, M. 2009. An individual tree growth model for juvenile cork oak stands in southern Portugal. Silvalusitana. Vol. 17, nº 1, pages. 27-38.

• Paulo, J. A., Tomé, J., Tomé, M. 2003. “Ajustamento simultâneo de equações de biomassa de azinheira”. Actas do X Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística. 25th to 28th September 2002, Porto, Portugal.

Book edition and book chapters

  • Tomé, M., Sheppard, J., Alma, M. H., Carrasquinho, I., Christensen, C. J., Hellström, J., Kurttila, M., Marnila, P., Mattila, P., Miina, J., Mutke, S., Paulo, J. A., Palma, J. H., Pihlava, J., Pignatti, G., Sanchéz-González, M., Silva, C. S., Soares, P., Vanhanen, H. Non-wood tree products in Europe. In: Harald Vacik, Mike Hale, Heinrich Spiecker, Davide Pettenella & Margarida Tomé (Eds.) 2020: Non-Wood Forest Products in Europe, Ecology and management of mushrooms, tree products, understory plants and animal products, Outcomes of the COST Action FP1203 on European NWFPs, BoD, Norderstedt, ISBN: 978-3-7494-7546-9, 416p.


  • Tomé, M., Cañellas, I., Bonet, J. A., Paulo, J. A., Palma, J. H. N., Martínez de Aragón, J.,   Miina, J., Sheppard, J., Kurttila, M., Sanchés-Gonzalez, M., Pasalodos, M., de-Miguel, Sergio. 2019. Resource and management – Novel management concepts to boost product diversity and secure higher product flows. In: Wolfslehner, B., Prokofieva, I. and Mavsar, R. (editors). 2019. Non-wood forest products in Europe: Seeing the forest around the trees. What Science Can Tell Us 10. European Forest Institute. pp 114. 

  • Cañellas, I., Sánchez-González, M., Bogino, S. M., Adame, P., Moreno-Fernández, D., Herrero, C., Roig, S., Tomé, M., Paulo, J. A. e Bravo, F. 2017. Carbon Sequestration in Mediterranean Oak Forests. In: F. Bravo et al. (eds.), Managing Forest Ecosystems: The Challenge of Climate Change. Managing Forest Ecosystems 34. Springer Science. 2017. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-28250-3_20
  • Mosquera-Losada M.R., Pantera, A., Rosati, A., Amaral, J., Smith, J., Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A., Watté, J., Dupraz, C. 2012. Book of abstracts. 1st European Agroforestry Conference. What priorities for European Agroforestry? European Agroforestry Federation. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. 71 pp
  • Cañellas, I., Sánchez-González, M., Bogino, S. M., Adame, P., Herrero, C., Roig, S. Tomé, M., Paulo, J. A. e Bravo, F. 2008. “Silviculture and carbon sequestration in mediterranean Oak forests”. In: F. Bravo et al. (eds.), Managing Forest Ecosystems: The Challenge of Climate Change. Springer Science. 2008.
  • Paulo, J. A. e Tomé, M. “Cork inventory in Portugal“. In: Wong J., Baker N., Boden R. and Kleinn C. (2007) Non-wood Forest Products. Resource Assessment Guidelines. Volumes 1-3. NWFP Series, FAO, Rome.



  • Paulo, J. A. 2011. Desenvolvimento de um sistema para apoio à gestão sustentável de montados de sobro. Tese apresentada para obtenção do grau de Doutor em Engenharia Florestal e dos Recursos Naturais. Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, Portugal, 188 pp
  • Paulo, J. A. 2001. Impacto de diferentes equações de volume na avaliação do volume existente de Eucalyptus globulus no Inventário Florestal Nacional. Tese de Licenciatura em Engenharia Florestal. Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, 105 pp.