Geographer • Portugal
“It is essential to form an international coordination to mitigate the impact of human presence in Antarctica ”
Gonçalo Vieira is Associate Professor at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Lisbon and coordinator of the research group on Antarctic Environments and Climate Change at the CEG-UL. He coordinates the Portuguese Polar Program and is Science Advisor at the Polar Office of the FCT. Gonçalo has conducted several research projects in the Antarctic as well as in the Arctic and his main interest is permafrost dynamics and climate change.