Helena Calado holds a Degree in Geography and Regional Planning from New University of Lisbon in Portugal and a Ph.D. in Land Use Planning and Management from University of the Azores in Portugal. She is currently a researcher at the MARE-Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre and Professor at the Biology Department of University of the Azores where she teaches Spatial Planning, Legislation and Environmental Management and Maritime Spatial Planning.
With over 25 years of experiences in land use planning and environmental impact assessments, she is currently focusing her research on coastal zone management plans, coastal hazards and mitigation measures, climate change impacts and implications, marine protected areas, and maritime spatial planning for small islands, particularly for the Azores.
Scientific Research and Technological Development (SR&TD) Project Grants – Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). This project has received funding from FCT under grant agreement PTDC/CTA-AMB/30226/2017.