Maria Helena Costa

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Email: 
mhcosta@fct.unl.pt
Pole: 
MARE - NOVA
Role: 
Researcher
Qualifications: 
Aggregation
Research group: 
Coastal Systems and Ocean
Research lines: 
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning
Environmental Risk
Technological Tools for Exploration and Monitoring

Activity summary

i) Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research, developing methodologies for assessing the quality and environmental risk of coastal sedimentary environments, including innovative indices of contamination and disturbance of benthic macrofauna and contributing to the progress of the use of biomarkers of exposure and effect through integrative methodologies ; ii) develops molecular and histopathological methodologies for monitoring the effect of microplastics on marine organisms