Costa, H.

Name: Hugo CostaHugo Costa
Background: Consultant
Organization: BiodinĂ¢mica
Interest: Ecological impact assessment, Biodiversity monitoring
Country: Mozambique

About Me:

Hugo Costa has over 15 years of experience in Ecological Impact Assessment and Monitoring, having participated in projects Portugal, Mozambique, South Africa, Angola, Poland, Finland and Venezuela. He has been technical director and member of the board of directors of BiodinĂ¢mica, S.A. (Mozambique) since 2012. Hugo has conducted and/or coordinated over 500 biodiversity plans, surveys and assessments for projects such as wind farms, wave energy projects, dams, power lines, power stations, roads, railways, pipelines, mining, agriculture, industry, ports, among other infrastructure. He has also worked in several mitigation and offset programmes, economic valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services and biodiversity action plans. Besides consultancy and technical advisory Hugo is author of several scientific and technical papers. He is currently the Executive Director of BiodinĂ¢mica in Mozambique.

Affiliated Marine and Wind Energy Environmental Documents

Total results: 12
Title Author Date Content Type Technology Stressor Receptor
Local labor impact of wind energy investment: An analysis of Portuguese municipalities Costa, H., Veiga, L. Journal Article Wind Energy Human Dimensions, Social & Economic Data
Managing Coniferous Production Forests Towards Bat Conservation Pereira, M., Peste, F., Paula, A. Journal Article Bats
Camera-Trapping as a Methodology to Assess the Persistence of Wildlife Carcasses Resulting from Collisions with Human-Made Structures Paula, J., Bispo, R., Leite, A. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision
How to Mitigate Impacts of Wind Farms on Bats? A Review of Potential Conservation Measures in the European Context Peste, F., Paula, A., Pinto da Silva, P. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Displacement, Collision, Avoidance, Attraction Bats
Biodiversity & Wind Energy: A Bird's and Bat's Perspective Mascarenhas, M., Bernardino, J., Paula, A. Book Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Bats, Birds
Understanding Bird Collisions at Wind Farms: An Updated Review on the Causes and Possible Mitigation Strategies Marques, A., Batalha, H., Rodrigues, S. Journal Article Wind Energy, Fixed Offshore Wind Collision Birds
Bat Monitoring System for Wind Farms Correia, R., Faneca, C., Vieira, J. Conference Paper Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Bats
Estimating Bird and Bat Fatality at Wind Farms: A Practical Overview of Estimators, their Assumptions and Limitations Bernardino, J., Bispo, R., Costa, H. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Birds, Bats
First Specific Biodiversity Assessment in the Portuguese Pilot Zone for Marine Renewables Coelho, H., Rodrigues, S., Ferriera, R. Conference Paper Marine Energy Birds, Ecosystem Processes, Marine Mammals
Bird and bat mortality at Portuguese wind farms Bernardino, J., Zina, H., Passos, I. Conference Paper Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Bats, Birds
Enhancing Carcass Removal Trials at Three Wind Energy Facilities in Portugal Bernardino, J., Bispo, R., Torres, P. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Collision Birds, Bats
Dogs as a Tool to Improve Bird-Strike Mortality Estimates at Wind Farms Paula, J., Leal, M., Silva, M. Journal Article Wind Energy, Land-Based Wind Displacement, Collision Birds