Forging sustainability

ARENA - Integrated ecological risk assessment of nanomaterials in temperate and tropical ecosystems
Coordinator - Isabel Maria Cunha Antunes Lopes
Programme - Acordo bilateral CNPq/FCT
Execution dates - 2009-03-01 - 2011-02-28 (24 Months)
Funding Entity - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Funding for CESAM - 9000 €
Total Funding - 9000 €
Proponent Institution - Universidade de Aveiro
Participating Institutions
Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA)
Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia
Campus Universitário de Ondina,
Salvador 40170-115, BA - Brasil

The ARENA project aims at evaluating the lethal and sublethal toxicity of a set of nanomaterials (TiO2, TiSiO4, CdSe/ZnS, gold nanorods, and Fe/Co) in aquatic ecosystems of temperate and tropical regions.

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