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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2009

Environment and Global Changes - Environment

    Painel de Avaliação da Área do Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas-2009
  • Barbara Mazzolai
  • Nicola Pirrone
  • Jozef Pacyna
  • Stephen Gerard Jennings
  • Milena Horvat
  • Maximilian Hempel
  • Aristita Busuioc
  • Joanna Wibig
  • Hans Poertner

Degradation of organic pollutants by catalytic wet peroxide oxidation using carbon materials. Helder Teixeira Gomes, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança). €168,480.


SIGNAL - Effects of pollution on estuarine zooplankton-zooplanktivorous fish ecological interactions in relation to climate changes. Lucia Maria das Candeias Guilhermino, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR). €199,000.


Environmental risk assessment of metals: tools for evaluating bioavailability in the aquatic systems. Rute Isabel Ferreira Domingos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €115,596.


Potential environmental-friendly chelating agents for agriculture and industrial practices. Helena Maria Vieira Monteiro Soares, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €72,367.


ECOBIOTEC - Ecobiotechnology based on the use of mixed microbial consortium producing PHA from waste carbon sources. MARIA ISABEL APARÍCIO PAULO FERNANDES CAPELA, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €180,000.


TerbAzineBiorem - Studies on the efficacy and scale-up of bioremediation strategies for soils contaminated with the herbicide terbuthylazine. Ana Cristina Anjinho Madeira Viegas, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €183,318.


Consequences of past and present climatic changes on biodiversity patterns of peat-rich environments: from genes to communities. Carlos Neto, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €79,819.


Wildlife corridors: Spatial modelling of human pressure and its usefulness for Iberian Wolf conservation. Ana Luisa Alves Teixeira Gomes da Cruz, Direção-Geral do Território (DGT). €133,000.


Mediterranean climate control on tree-ring growth dynamics: towards a mechanistic model and its applications in dendroclimatology (ONE RING). Maria Cristina Amaral Penas Nabais dos Santos, Universidade de Coimbra (UC). €177,000.


Metallic nanoparticles in the environment: dynamic speciation and toxicology. Rute Isabel Ferreira Domingos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €199,833.


How "green" is a constructed wetland? Susete Maria Martins Dias, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €199,260.


AquaMonitor - Optical fiber sensors for water quality monitoring applied to the determination of dissolved carbon dioxide in aquaculture. Pedro Alberto da Silva Jorge, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores do Porto (INESC Porto/FE/UP). €139,885.


VITAQUA - Climate change: an additional threat to aquatic systems under intensive pressure from agricultural diffuse pollution. Nelson Abrantes, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €162,369.


BIO.REM: Integrating multiple toxicological BIOmarkers in a phytoREMemediation assay of Pb and Cd contaminated sites. maria da conceiçáo Lopes Vieira dos Santos, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €170,336.


Carbon4Desulf - Physiological and molecular biology studies of carbon source assimilation by Gordonia alkanivorans strain 1B in the fossil fuels biodesulphurization process. Luís Manuel Gonçalves Alves, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P. (LNEG). €160,000.


Phage therapy as a low environmental impact alternative to inactive phatogenic bacteria in fishfarming plants. Adelaide Almeida, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €150,000.


SYMBIOALGA- New symbiotic approach for a truly sustainable integrated microalgae production directed to a biorefinery platform. Alberto José Delgado dos Reis, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P. (LNEG). €199,668.


Biofuels production by (trans)esterification and hyrogenation of high fatty acid content residues - BIOFFA. Ana Cristina Ramos de Oliveira Justino, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P. (LNEG). €173,000.


Elimination of micropollutants with antimicrobial activity from wastewaters. Olga Cristina Pastor Nunes, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €189,774.


Species Performance Modeling Algorithm (S-PerforMA). Jorge Orestes Lasbarrères Cerdeira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €40,218.


PAC:MAN - Pollution accidents in coastal areas: a Risk management system. Anabela Oliveira, Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC). €167,000.


(CONTROLCLAM) Sustainable approaches for the CONTROL of the invasive Asian CLAM Corbicula fluminea within water-dependent plants. Joana Luísa Pereira, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €158,544.


Evaluation of climate changes impacts on irrigated systems and definition of adaptation measures. José Luis Monteiro Teixeira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €98,256.


ASSAY - Assessment of fate and effects of Silver nanoparticleS in Aquatic ecosYstems. António José Arsénia Nogueira, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €199,334.


Development of molecular tools for assessing fungal diversity and activity in freshwaters - FunDiver. Sofia Alexandra Ferreira Duarte, Universidade do Minho (UM). €126,886.


DYNAMICS OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE BETWEEN THE HOSPITAL AND THE ENVIRONMENT. Célia Maria Manaia Rodrigues, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €146,224.


NITROTOX - Interference of Metals and PAHs in Nitrate Removal Biological Processes: Denitrification vs Anammox. Catarina Maria Pinto Mora Pinto de Magalhães, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR). €135,264.


ENGENUR - Definition of new ENdpoints to assess and discriminate GENotoxic effects resulting from environmental exposures to Uranium, Uranium daughter Radionuclides and ionizing radiation in bioindicator species. Sónia Alexandra Leite Velho Mendo Barroso, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €172,945.


Mechanisms of DNA damage induced by pesticides in fish and interference of co-exposure to other contaminants (Acronym: GENOPES). Mário Guilherme Garcês Pacheco, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €90,050.


Biodiversity Monitoring in Environmental Assessments - MoBiA. Henrique Pereira, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €193,593.


KARSTRISK - Impacts of contamination on karstic groundwater ecosystems. Nelson Abrantes, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €91,477.


LESS CORAL: The impact of human settlLEmentS on CORAL reef ecosystems. Cleary Daniel, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €179,802.


Development of a Methodology to Integrate CC effects in Water Resources Management on a Portuguese River Basin. Rodrigo Jorge Fonseca de Oliveira Maia, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €163,940.


An Azorean furnace of evolution: honing molecular-genetic tools for phylogeography and ecotoxicogenomics in a pantropical sentinel inhabiting multi-stressor volcanic soil. Armindo dos Santos Rodrigues, Fundação Gaspar Frutuoso, FP (FGF). €120,000.


PLANTA - Effect of salt-marsh plants on mercury methylation, transport and volatilization to the atmosphere. JOÃO ALFREDO VIEIRA CANÁRIO, Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, I. P. (IPMA). €66,887.


Assessing Biological degradation of Stream ecosysTems Resulting from Abstraction: the impaCt for biodiversiTy and ecOlogical functioN (ABSTRACTION). Amadeu Mortágua Velho da Maia Soares, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €199,992.