Ricardo Melo

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Email: 
ramelo@ciencias.ulisboa.pt
Pole: 
MARE - ULisboa
Role: 
Researcher
Qualifications: 
PhD
Research group: 
Coastal Systems and Ocean
Research lines: 
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning
Biotechnology and Resources Valorisation

Activity summary

Research in biology and ecology of marine macroalgae, mainly management, cultivation and novel applications of commercial species. Coordination/ participation in national and international R&D projects. As a marine and estuarine flora expert, I have participated in the national implementation of the EU Water Framework and Marine Strategy Directives and other environmental monitoring studies. I have extensive teaching experience in phycology and algal biotechnology at various levels.