João Fonseca

Assistant Professor



Ph.D. in Geophysics, University of Durham (UK), February 1990. Portuguese National Contact Point for the ESFRI Roadmap Infrastructure “European Plate Observing System”. Recent Project Coordination (last two years). FCT Project MOZART. FCT Line of Excellence SEICHE. FP7-Environment Project SHARE (PI). FP7-Capacities Project EPOS-PP (PI). Recent Publications (2014). Jenkins, S., Spence, R., Fonseca, J., Solidum, R. and Wilson, T. (2014).Volcanic risk assessment: Quantifying physical vulnerability in the built environment. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 276, p. 105. Faria, B.; Fonseca, J. F. B. D. (2014). Investigating volcanic hazard in Cape Verde Islands through geophysical monitoring: network description and first results, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 14 (2) 485-499. Fonseca, J.F.B.D. (2014) Comment on “The earthquakes of 29 July 2003, 12 February 2007, and 17 December 2009 in the region..., Tectonophysics, doi 10.1016/j.tecto. 2014.04.048