Sílvia C. Gonçalves

Sílvia C. Gonçalves's picture
Email: 
scgoncalves@ipleiria.pt
Pole: 
MARE - IPLeiria
Role: 
Researcher
Qualifications: 
PhD
Research group: 
Coastal Systems and Ocean
Research lines: 
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning
Environmental Risk
Aquaculture and Fisheries
Biotechnology and Resources Valorisation
Technological Tools for Exploration and Monitoring

Activity summary

Research in marine biology and ecology, in the following domains: 1) bio-ecology of crustacean populations on beaches and their potential as ecological indicators of human impacts; 2) structure and function of macrobenthic communities; 3) monitoring and evaluation of environmental quality in coastal ecosystems, namely in systems contaminated by trace metals; 4) bioremediation of trace metals by halophyte plants.