José Luís Gomes dos Santos Ribeiro
Nowadays he teaches at the Dr. Joaquim de Carvalho Secundary School, where he is also the President of the Management Council and Pedagogical Council. He was the Director of the Pedagogical Council of a Professional School, Director of the School Association’s Training Council, teacher training coordinator and Director of a School for Adults. He has devoted his research to the areas of climatology, hydrology and biogeography as part of multi and interdisciplinary relations focused on spatial aspects. He wants to contribute with alternative models of management and organization of the territory, especially the coastline and humid zones on the coast. He published: Uma autonomia participada: da cooperação à complementaridade ["Participative autonomy: from cooperation to complementarity"], Instituto de Inovação Educacional. Lisbon, 1994; Zonas húmidas costeiras e ordenamento territorial - o caso do estuário do Mondego [“Humid zones on the coast and territorial organization - The case of the Mondego estuary”], Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra, 2001; Conflicts in the Mondego estuary: sustainability of natural resources and of traditional land use, 6th International Conference LITORAL 2002. Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Eurocoast-Portugal, EUCC, 22-26 September, 2002 (The Changing Coast, Vol. 3, pp. 111-115); "LITORAL’03" (Coordinated the edition). Pró-Fauna, AEFF e Viver. Figueira da Foz, 2003; Factores ambientais e impactes antrópicos condicionantes das actividades tradicionais no estuário do Mondego [“Environmental factors and man-made impact that limits traditional activities in the Mondego estuary”], I Seminário Internacional sobre o Sal Português [International Seminar on Portuguese Salt], Universidade do Porto e Universidade de Aveiro, 27-29 May, 2004 (pp. 388-400).