Vanessa Sofia Alegria Mendonça

Retrato de Vanessa Sofia Alegria Mendonça
Grupo de investigação: 
Estuários e Zonas costeiras
Linhas de investigação: 
Alterações ambientais globais
Processos ecológicos
Publicações em destaque

Catarina Vinagre, Inês Leal, Vanessa Mendonça, Diana Madeira, Luís Narciso, Mário S. Diniz, Augusto A.V. Flores. (2015). Vulnerability to climate warming and acclimation capacity of tropical and temperate coastal organisms. Ecological Indicators, 62, 317-327. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.11.010

Vinagre, C., Leal, I., Mendonça, V., Flores, A.V. (2015). Effect of warming rate on the critical thermal maxima of crabs, shrimp and fish. Journal of Thermal Biology, 47, 19-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2014.10.012

Vinagre C., Mendonça V., Narciso L., Madeira C. (2015). Food web of the intertidal rocky shore of the west Portuguese coast – determined by stable isotope analysis. Marine Environmental Research, doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.07.016

Mendonça V., Vinagre C., Boaventura D., Cabral H., Silva A.C.F. (2015). Chitons’ apparent camouflage does not reduce predation by green crabs Carcinus maenas. Marine Biology Research, doi: 10.1080/17451000.2015.1088951

Mendonça V., Vinagre C., Cabral H., Silva A.C.F. (2014). Habitat use of inter-tidal chitons – role of colour polymorphism. Marine Ecology, doi: 10.1111/maec.12205

Projetos em destaque

2013/2015. WarmingWebs – Role of biodiversity, species thermal tolerance and food web structure in the response to climate change: Temperate versus tropical ecosystem. (PTDC/MAR-EST/2141/2012). FCT.

2013/2015. BioPlume – Dependence of coastal ecosystems onriver run-off: today & tomorrow. (PTDC/AAG-REC/2139/2012). FCT.

2015Project CoralSol - Response of the invasive coral, Tubastraea coccinea, to climate change and extreme thermal events - potential effects on competition with the native coral Mussismilia hispida.