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Hydraulics and Environment Department Hydraulics and Environment Department

Anabela de Oliveira

Anabela de Oliveira
Phone: 218 443 631

Professional Situation

  • Coordinator of the Information Technology in Water and Environment Research Unit
  • Senior Research Officer

Academic and Scientific Degrees

  • Ph.D.(1997) and M.Sc. (1994) in Environmental Science and Engineering. Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology, USA.
  • Degree in Civil Engineering (Hydraulics and Water Resources), Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal, 1990

Functions and Relevant Public Offices

  • Scientific management:  Coordinator of the Information Technology in Water and Environment Research Unit (May 2013-present); Head of the Hydraulics and Environment Information Technology Division (March 2009-April 2013)
  • Research career at LNEC: Senior research officer (2010-present), Research Officer (1999-2009), Research Fellow (1990-1991)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology, E.U.A. (1991-1997)

Areas of Research / Interest

  • Real time forecast and monitoring of aquatic systems (estuaries, coasts and urban drainage)
  • High performance computing in aquatic systems (estuaries, coasts)
  • Web platforms for risk management and emergency response

Research and Professional Activity

  • Coordinator of the development and maintenance of the OPENCoastS service (on-demand coastal forecasts)
  • Coordinator / Responsible at LNEC of over 10 research projects funded by national and international funding agencies: (FCT: PAC:MAN, G-cast, MADyCOS, LTER-RAVE, INCD, MOLINES, MOSAIC.pt, FLAD: Nowcast, B-GEM, C-WOS, INTERREG: SPRES, AdI: SI-GEA, SINERGEA, IMMATIE: Marie Curie, H2020: WADI, EOSC-Hub, EGI-ACE)
  • Participant in over 70 externally-funded research projects (principais financiadores: CE, INTERREG, FLAD/NSF, ANI, FCT, EEA-Grants, Mar2020).
  • Participant in over 50 advanced consultancy project in Portugal, África, América e Europe

Scientific Orientation

  • Pos-Doc (Gonçalo de Jesus, Nuno Charneca, Xavier Bertin, Nicolas Bruneau, Amélia Araújo, Ian Dodkins)
  • PhD (Alberto Azevedo (2010), Sandra Plecha (2011), Marta Rodrigues (2012), Gonçalo de Jesus (2019))
  • Advisor of several M.Sc. thesis and over 10 research fellows at LNEC.

Relevant Publications

  • Miguel Rocha; Anabela Oliveira; Paula Freire; André B. Fortunato; Alphonse Nahon; José L. Barros; Alberto Azevedo; Filipa S. B. F. Oliveira; João Rogeiro; Gonçalo Jesus; Ricardo J. Martins; Pedro P. Santos; Alexandre O. Tavares; João Oliveira. 2021. Multi-Hazard WebGIS Platform for Coastal Regions https://doi.org/10.3390/app11115253
  • Gonçalo Jesus; António Casimiro; Anabela Oliveira. 2021. Using Machine Learning for Dependable Outlier Detection in Environmental Monitoring Systems https://doi.org/10.1145/3445812
  • Anabela Oliveira;André B. Fortunato; Marta Rodrigues; Alberto Azevedo; João Rogeiro; Samuel Bernard; Laura Lavaud; Xavier Bertin; Alphonse Nahon; Gonçalo de Jesus; Miguel Rocha; Pedro Lopes. 2021. Forecasting contrasting coastal and estuarine hydrodynamics with OPENCoastS https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1364815221001754
  • Rodrigues, M., Martins, R., Rogeiro, J., Fortunato, A., Oliveira, A., Cravo, A., Jacob, J., Rosa, A., Azevedo, A., & Freire, P. (2021). A Web-Based Observatory for Biogeochemical Assessment in Coastal Regions. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATICS, 0. Retrieved from http://jeionline.org/index.php?journal=mys&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=202100450
  • Maria Adriana Cardoso Maria Céu Almeida Rita S. Brito João L. Gomes Paula Beceiro Anabela Oliveira (2020). 1D/2D stormwater modelling to support urban flood risk management in estuarine areas: Hazard assessment in the Dafundo case study. Journal of Flood Risk Management, https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12663 (in press)
  • Oliveira, A., A.B. Fortunato, J. Rogeiro, J. Teixeira, A. Azevedo, L. Lavaud, X. Bertin, J. Gomes, M. David, J. Pina, M. Rodrigues, P. Lopes, 2020. OPENCoastS: An open-access service for the automatic generation of coastal forecast systems, Environmental Modelling and Software, 124: 104585. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104585
  • R. Martins, A. Azevedo, A. B. Fortunato, E. Alves, A. Oliveira, A. Carvalho, 2019. An innovative and reliable water leak detection service supported by data-intensive remote sensing processing. M. F. Rodrigues et al. (Eds.): ICCS 2019, LNCS 11539, pp. 96–108, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22747-0_8
  • Jesus, Gonçalo & Casimiro, Antonio & Oliveira, Anabela. (2018). Dependable Outlier Detection in Harsh Environments Monitoring Systems:SAFECOMP 2018 Workshops, ASSURE, DECSoS, SASSUR, STRIVE, and WAISE Proceedings. 10.1007/978-3-319-99229-7_20.
  • João Rogeiro, Marta Rodrigues, Alberto Azevedo, Anabela Oliveira, João Paulo Martins, Mário David, João Pina, Nuno Dias, Jorge Gomes, 2018. Running high resolution coastal models in forecast systems: moving from workstations and HPC cluster to cloud resources, Advances in Engineering Software, Volume 117, March 2018, Pages 70-79, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advengsoft.2017.04.002.
  • Jesus, G.; Casimiro, A.; Oliveira, A. (2017). A survey on data quality for dependable monitoring in wireless sensor networks, Sensors 2017,17, 2010; doi: 10.3390/s17092010

Other scientific and technical Activities

  • Sensors journal (MPDI) and Remote Sensing journal (MDPI) editorial board member
  • Reviewer of several scientific journals: JHE, CSR, CE, JSR, OM among others
  • Reviewer of proposals for several funding agencies (e.g. NSF, Russian Federation, OceanEraNet, NWO)

Other Information

  • Over 1300 citations in ISI – Web of Science; h-index of 23.

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