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M. Nazaret González Alcaraz

M. Nazaret González Alcaraz

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: B-1091-2017
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-0494-4266
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(González-Alcaraz MN) AND AD=(Aveiro or Amsterdam or Cartagena)


Research interests

Soil contamination and remediation
Climate change
Multiple stressors interaction
Soil ecotoxicology
Soil invertebrates
Soil-plant relationships
Wetlands
Eutrophication
Biogeochemical cycles

Academic degrees

PhD (Cum Laude Distinction; Special Award for Degree). Dynamic of nitrogen, phosphorus and metals in eutrophic wetlands affected by mine wastes. Effects of liming on plant growth and metals mobility. Technical University of Cartagena (Spain), 2012

Master (Special Award for Degree) in Advanced Techniques for Research and Development in Food and
Agriculture. Evolution and phosphorus fractionation in saline Spolic Technosols flooded with eutrophic water. Technical University of Cartagena (Spain), 2012

Degree in Biology, University of Murcia (Spain), 2006

Scientific activities

28/03/2019 - Present. Contract Researcher (Project METOXCLIM, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029557). University of Aveiro, CESAM, Department of Biology (Portugal)

02/01/2019 - 27/03/2019. Postdoctoral Research Fellow. University of Aveiro, CESAM, Department of Biology (Portugal)


02/01/2017 - 01/01/2019. Auxiliary Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship European, 704332). University of Aveiro, CESAM, Department of Biology (Portugal)

07/2016 – 12/2016. Contract Researcher. Technical University of Cartagena, School of Agricultural Engineering (Spain)

10/2015 – 06/2016. Contract Researcher. Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science, Department of Ecological Science (Holland)

10/2013 – 09/2015. Postodoctoral Researcher (Postdoctoral Fellowship granted by the Ramón Areces Foundation of Spain). Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science, Department of Ecological Science (Holland)

10/2012 – 09/2013. Contract Researcher. Technical University of Cartagena, School of Agricultural Engineering (Spain)

05/2011 – 09/2012. Predoctoral Researcher (PhD Fellowship granted by the School of Agricultural Engineering of the Technical University of Cartagena). Technical University of Cartagena, School of Agricultural Engineering (Spain)

05/2007 – 05/2011. Predoctoral Researcher (PhD Fellowship granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education & Science, FPU AP2006-01570). Technical University of Cartagena, School of Agricultural Engineering (Spain)

12/2005 – 06/2006. Undergraduate Student (Undergraduate Fellowship granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education & Science). University of Murcia, Faculty of Chemistry (Spain)

Others

2018. Postdoctoral Guest Researcher (1,5 months). Science Faculty, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Holland)

2013. Postdoctoral Guest Researcher (20 days). Engineering and Social-Economic Sciences Faculty, San Luis National University (Argentina)

2011. Award for eco-innovation and development of sustainable economic activities received from Urbincasa Company-Technical University of Cartagena (Spain)

2010. Predoctoral Student granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education & Science (2 months). Institute of Oceanography, Lisbon University (Portugal)


2009. Predoctoral Student granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education & Science (2 months). Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

Publications

Projects

METOXCLIM - Metal contamination in a global warming perspective: effects on soil properties and relation with toxicity changes See more

MICROCLIM - Effects of global warming on microbial populations from contaminated agricultural soils in the area of Estarreja See more

GLOBALTOX: Toxicity of anthropogenic multi-stressed soils under a global warming perspective See more

Scientific Supervision

Research fellow (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita R. Silva (CESAM member)

Research fellow (Main Supervisor): Isabel Alexandre Teixeira da Silva (CESAM member)

Research fellow (Main Supervisor): Catarina Correia de Lemos Malheiro (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Marta Salgueiro Alves (CESAM member)

Research

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Projects

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METOXCLIM - Metal contamination in a global warming perspective: effects on soil properties and relation with toxicity changes


MICROCLIM - Effects of global warming on microbial populations from contaminated agricultural soils in the area of Estarreja 


GLOBALTOX - Toxicity of anthropogenic multi-stressed soils under a global warming perspective https://globaltox.weebly.com/


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