João Martins

Biologist / GIS

  • BSc in Biology from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto
  • MSc in Ecology, Environment and Territory from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto

Technical Consultant at Floradata. João has a research background in the application of ecological modelling techniques to study the distribution of invasive plants. He’s interested in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and, generally, on the possibilities technology presents to ecology and the environment. Following that, he participated in habitat monitoring projects using aerial images obtained with UAV platforms (“drones”). At Floradata he performs duties as GIS technician, and provides tech support and support to software development and testing.