Research Interests

  • Climate change and adaptation
  • Regional climate modelling
  • Knowledge transfer and science communication

Current Project

  • EDE 4.0 - Cloud-basiertes Decision-Support-System für Revierförster: Erweiterte Dynamische Einschlagsplanung - Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft – link

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2022: Research Associate, Süddeutsches Klimabüro, KIT, Germany
  • 2021-2022: Science Management and Communication, IDL-U. Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2019-2020: Research Associate, MARE-U. Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2014-2018: Research Associate, IPMA (Portuguese MetOffice), Portugal
  • 2009-2013: PhD Student, U. Aveiro, Portugal
  • 2008-2009: Project Junior Researcher, U. Aveiro, Portugal
  • 2007-2008: MSc Student, U. Aveiro, Portugal
  • 2001-2007: Diploma in Meteorology, Oceanography and Geophysics, U. Lisbon, Portugal


Magalhaes JM, Pires AC, da Silva JCB, Buijsman MC, Oliveira PB (2021) Using SAR imagery to survey internal solitary wave interactions: A case study off the Western Iberian shelf. Continental Shelf Research, 220, 104396.

Martin MA, Ghent D, Pires AC, Göttsche F-M, Cermak J, Remedios JJ (2019) Comprehensive In Situ Validation of Five Satellite Land Surface Temperature Data Sets over Multiple Stations and Years. Remote Sensing, 11(5), 479.

Ermida SL, Trigo IF, DaCamara CC, Pires AC (2018) A methodology to simulate LST directional effects based on parametric models and landscape properties. Remote Sensing, 10 (7), 1114.

Ermida SL, DaCamara CC, Trigo IF, Pires AC, Ghent D, Remedios J (2017) Modelling directional effects on remotely sensed land surface temperature. Remote Sensing of Environment, 190, 56-69.

Cordeiro Pires A, Nolasco R, Rocha A, Ramos AM, Dubert J (2016) Climate change in the Iberian Upwelling System: A numerical study using GCM downscaling. Climate Dynamics, 47 (1-2), 451-464.

Cordeiro NGF, Nolasco R, Cordeiro Pires A, Barton ED, Dubert J (2015) Filaments on the Western Iberian Margin: A modeling study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (8), 5400-5416.

Cordeiro Pires A, Nolasco R, Rocha A, Ramos AM, Dubert J (2014) Global Climate Models as forcing for regional ocean modeling: A sensitivity study in the Iberian Basin (Eastern North Atlantic). Climate Dynamics, 43 (3-4) 1083-1102.

Cordeiro Pires A, Nolasco R, Rocha A, Dubert J (2013a) Assessing future climate change in the Iberian Upwelling System. Journal of Coastal Research, 65, 1909-1914.

Cordeiro Pires A, Nolasco R, Dubert J (2013b) On the origin of summer upwelled waters in Western Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Coastal Research, 65, 1993-1998.

Nolasco R, Cordeiro Pires A, Cordeiro N, Le Cann B, Dubert J (2013a) A high-resolution modeling study of the Western Iberian Margin mean and seasonal upper ocean circulation. Ocean Dynamics, 63 (9-10), 1041-1062.

Nolasco R, Dubert J, Domingues CP, Cordeiro Pires A, Queiroga H (2013b) Model-derived connectivity patterns along the western Iberian Peninsula: asymmetrical larval flow and source-sink cell. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 485, 123-142.

Ramos AM, Cordeiro Pires A, Sousa PM, Trigo RM (2013) The use of circulation weather types to predict upwelling activity along the Western Iberian Peninsula coast. Continental Shelf Research, 69, 38-51.

Barbosa Aguiar AC, Peliz AJ, Cordeiro Pires A, Le Cann B (2011) Zonal structure of the mean flow and eddies in the Azores Current system. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116 (C2).