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  Maria Isabel Capela  
  Phone: +351 234 370349  
  e-mail: icapela@ua.pt  
  Category: Associate Professor  
  Department: Environment and Planning  
  Research group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
 
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Academic Degrees

1987: PhD in Public Health Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


1978: Licenciature in Chemical Engineering, University of Oporto, Portugal

Scientific and/or professional activities

 


2014-…: Director of Integrated Msc course in Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Planning Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal


2013-2014: Vice director of Msc course in Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Planning Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal


2013-2014: Vice director of graduation course in Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Planning Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal


2003-2008: Coordinator of the MSc course in Environmental Management, Materials and Waste Valorization, University of Aveiro, Portugal


2000-2001: Coordinator of Scientific Commission of Environmental and Planning Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal


1999-...: Associate Professor, University of Aveiro, Portugal


1989-1992: Head of Environmental and Planning Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal


1987-1999: Assistant Professor, University of Aveiro, Portugal


1980-1987: Lecturer, University of Aveiro, Portugal


1978-1980: Assistant Lecturer, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Domain of specialization

Biological processes for wastewater and solid waste treatment.

Main research interests

Aerobic and anaerobic processes for domestic and industrial wastewaters. Anaerobic treatment od organic solid waste. Biological processes for soil decontamination. Lyfe cicle assessment methodologies.

Projects

1. NATIONAL - COORDINATIOR


2011-2013: "ECOBIOTEC - Ecobiotechnology based on the use of mixed microbial consortium producing PHA from waste carbon sources" (coordinator) PTDC/AAC-AMB/111316/2009


2010-2012: "POLIBIO - Biopolymers production as a new concept on wastewater treatment" (coordinator) PTDC/AAC-AMB/101050/2008 


2004-2008: "Optimization of the operation of Anaerobic SBR reactors for the treatment of complex fat containing wastewaters - ANASEBAR" (coordinator) POCTI/CTA/46725/2002.


2004-2005: "ANA02 - Optimização do funcionamento do digestor anaeróbio", SIME, nº 40/00905.


2003-2004: "Valorização Anaeróbia de resíduos de natureza orgânica - VALORCENTRO", PRAI-CENTRO 2002/2003.


2002-2005: "Sewage sludge anaerobic co-digestion with solid waste organic fraction", POCTI/CTA/39181/2001.


1998-2000: "Intermittent operation of anaerobic digesters fot the treatment of long chain fatty acids - ANINTERACID", PRAXIS/C/CTE/11077/1998.


1989-1990: "Avaliação do impacto dos efluentes líquidos das indústrias de celulose nos rios Caima e Vouga", Companhia de celulose do Caima, Centro fabril de Cacia, DSRHM, JAPA, DRARN e GRIA.


1988 - 1991: "Digestão anaeróbia de lamas primárias de uma fábrica de pasta para papel", Protocolo n.º 2/90, DGQA.


1997-1998: "Modelização da inibição em digestores anaeróbios", PRAXIS XXI/BTI/14342/97.


 


2. NATIONAL - COORDINATION OF UA TEAM 


1998-2000: "Dynamics Studies in anaerobic digestion process towards the development of a knowledge based intelligent surpervision - ANEXPERT", PRAXIS/C/CTE/11128/1998.


1998-2000 - Subproject "Digestão anaeróbia de lamas secundárias de uma fábrica de pasta e papel", project ECOCEL, PEDIP.


 


3. NATIONAL - TEAM MEMBER


2018-2022: "InPaCTus - Produtos e Tecnologias Inovadores a partir do Eucalipto". Projecto em consórcio I&D, liderado pela The Navigator Company, Projeto n.º21874.

2017-2021: "SGH - SMART GREEN HOMES", Projecto em co-promoção I&D Empresas, liderado pela Bosh, Projeto POCI-01-0247-FEDER-007678 .

2016-2019: "PROTEUS - Produtos e tecnologias para o sector do Eucalyptus globulus” Projecto em co-promoção I&D Empresas, liderado pela The Navigator Company, Projeto POCI-01-0247-FEDER-017729.

2013-2014: Strategic Project - LA 17 - 2013-2014, PEst-C/MAR/LA0017/2013.


2008-2011:"Optimization and control of intermittent UASB reactors and microbial population dynamics - INTERCHANGE", PTDC/AMB/65025/2006.


2004-2006: "Desenvolvimento do conceito de leito no tratamento de efuentes vínicos", program AGRO, 8.1, nº 693.


2003-2004: "Gestão dos recursos florestais na perspectiva do protocolo de Quioto - CARBOCENTRO", PRAI-CENTRO 2002/2003. 1996-2000: "LCA - Life Cycle Assessment", 3/3.2/PAPEL/2323/95.

Scientific Supervision
PhD (Main Supervisor): Tânia Gameiro

PhD (Main Supervisor): Flávio Castro Silva
PhD (Main Supervisor): Helena Nadais
PhD (Main Supervisor): José Figueiredo
PhD (Main Supervisor): Mafalda Mendes Nunes Vaz
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Main Supervisor): Mohammadreza Kamali
PhD (Main Supervisor): Maria dos Anjos de Jesus Barros Monteiro Lopes
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Joana de Carvalho Baptista
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Ana Cláudia Dias
PhD (Co-supervisor): António Pedro Conde Pinto Flor
(ex-CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Sónia Isabel de Castro Lopes
(not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Adriana Filipa de Oliveira Sousa
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Cecilia Maria Nogueira da Costa Santos
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Gabriel Filipe de Sousa Pimpão
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Otília Rodrigues Pereira
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Vânia Sofia Ribeiro Borges
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Helder Alexandre Neto Marques
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Iryna Lanko
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Micaela Alexandra da Rocha Soares
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Norberto Carlos Oliveira Cruz Monteiro
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Sérgio Nuno Cerqueira Anjo
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Carla Sofia Caetano Mendes
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): João Vasco Pais Oliveira e Silva
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Alice Lopes de Sousa Rodrigues
(ex-CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Cândida Rocha
(ex-CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Flávio Castro Silva
Master (Main Supervisor): Joana Matilde Veríssimo Pessoa
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Luísa de Almeida Ferreira
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Tomás Iria Cristino
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Cláudia de Sousa Pedrosa
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Celine de Oliveira Marques Lopes
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Daniela Sofia Amaro Lopes
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Joana Caldeira Botelho
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Daniel Henriques da Silva Cruz
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): João Costa Correia
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Pedro Longueiro Heleno
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Sandra Cristina Rodrigues Amaral
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Carvalho Marinho
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Rafael Alexandre Neto da Silva
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Jéssica Sofia Laranjeira de Palma
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Camilo Alberto Salamanca López
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Asri Indyani
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Pablo Alvarez Zaldiver
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Renata Sofia Teixeira da Costa
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Antonius Armanious
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Cláudia Cordeiro Isidoro
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Cláudia Gomes Ferreira Prata de Oliveira
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Katherine Kinstedt
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Krisada Techamanoon
(not a CESAM member)



Projects
ECOBIOTEC - Ecobiotechnology based on the use of mixed microbial consortium producing PHA from waste carbon sources [see details]

ECOTECH SUDOE - International Network in Life Cycle Analysis and Ecodesign for Eco-innovation [see details]

POLIBIO: Biopolymers production as a new concept on wastewater treatment [see details]

INTERCHANGE: Optimization and Control of Intermittent UASB Reactors and Microbial Population Dynamics [see details]

Publications
  1. Mateus D.M.R., Vaz M.M.N., Capela I., Pinho H.J.O. (2016) The Potential Growth of Sugarcane in Constructed Wetlands Designed for Tertiary Treatment of Wastewater. Water. 8, 3, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/8/3/93
  2. Kamali M., Gameiro T., Costa M.E.V., Capela I. (2016) Anaerobic digestion of pulp and paper mill wastes - An overview of the developments and improvement opportunities. Chemical Engineering Journal. 298, 162-182. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Gameiro T., Lopes M., Marinho R., Vergine P., Nadais H., Capela I. (2016) Hydrolytic-Acidogenic Fermentation of Organic Solid Waste for Volatile Fatty Acids Production at Different Solids Concentrations and Alkalinity Addition. Water Air And Soil Pollution. 227, 10, (see details) ISI paper
  4. Vergine P., Sousa F., Lopes M., Silva F., Gameiro T., Nadais H., Capela I. (2015) Synthetic soft drink wastewater suitability for the production of volatile fatty acids. Process Biochemistry. 50, 8, 1308-1312. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2015.04.007
  5. Gameiro T., Sousa F., Silva F.C., Couras C., Lopes M., Louros V., Nadais H., Capela I. (2015) Olive Oil Mill Wastewater to Volatile Fatty Acids: Statistical Study of the Acidogenic Process. Water Air And Soil Pollution. 226, 4, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-015-2311-z
  6. Silva F.C., Martins M.A.S., Bilro L., Nogueira R.N., Capela I., Keizer J.J. (2015) Optical Fiber Technology for Monitoring and Preventing Biomass Washout from Bioreactors: a Case Study with a Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR). Water Air And Soil Pollution. 226, 6, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-015-2448-9
  7. Couras C.S., Louros V.L., Gameiro T., Alves N., Silva A., Capela M.I., Arroja L.M., Nadais H. (2015) Anaerobic degradation of dairy wastewater in intermittent UASB reactors: influence of effluent recirculation. Environmental Technology. 36, 17, 2227-2238. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09593330.2015.1025102
  8. Mateus D.M.R., Vaz M.M.N., Capela I., Pinho H.J.O. (2014) Sugarcane as constructed wetland vegetation: Preliminary studies. Ecological Engineering. 62, 175-178. 1872-6992. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2013.10.031
  9. Couras C.S., Louros V.L., Grilo A.M., Leitao J.H., Capela M.I., Arroja L.M., Nadais M.H. (2014) Effects of operational shocks on key microbial populations for biogas production in UASB (Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket) reactors. Energy. 73, 866-874. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2014.06.098
  10. Silva F.C., Serafim L.S., Nadais H., Arroja L., Capela I. (2013) Acidogenic fermentation towards valorisation of organic waste streams into volatile fatty acids. Chemical And Biochemical Engineering Quarterly. 27, 4, 467-476. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://hrcak.srce.hr/index.php?show=clanak&id_clanak_jezik=165824
  11. Dias A.C., Arroja L., Capela I. (2012) Carbon storage in harvested wood products: implications of different methodological procedures and input data - a case study for Portugal. European Journal Of Forest Research. 131, 1, 109-117. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10342-011-0515-3
  12. Nadais H., Barbosa M.L., Ramos C.G., Grilo A., Sousa S.A., Capela I., Arroja L., Leitão J.H. (2011) Enhancing wastewater degradation and biogas production by intermittent operation of UASB reactors. Energy. 36, 4, 2164-2168. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2010.03.007
  13. Silva F., Pirra A., Sousa J., Arroja L., Capela I. (2011) Biodegradation kinetics of winery wastewater from Port wine production. Chemical And Biochemical Engineering Quarterly. 25, 4, 493-499. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://hrcak.srce.hr/76442
  14. Lopes S.I.C., Capela M.I., Lens P.N.L. (2010) Sulfate reduction during the acidification of sucrose at pH 5 under thermophilic (55 degrees C) conditions. I: Effect of trace metals. Bioresource Technology. 101, 12, 4269-4277. (see details) ISI paper
  15. Lopes S.I.C., Capela M. I., Lens P.N.L. (2010) Sulfate reduction during the acidification of sucrose at pH 5 under thermophilic (55 degrees C) conditions. II: Effect of sulfide and COD/SO42- ratio. Bioresource Technology. 101, 12, 4278-4284. (see details) ISI paper
  16. Pirra A.J., Bianchi-de-Aguiar F., Arroja L., Capela I. (2010) The influence of Port Wine in winery effluent production. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 19, 12b, 3177-3184. (see details) ISI paper
  17. Silva F., Nadais H., Prates A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2009) Modelling of anaerobic treatment of evaporator condensate (EC) from a sulphite pulp mill using the IWA anaerobic digestion model No. 1 (ADM1). Chemical Engineering Journal. 148, 319-326. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2008.09.002
  18. Dias A.C., Louro M., Arroja L., Capela I. (2009) Comparison of methods for estimating carbon in harvested wood products. Biomass And Bioenergy. 33, 2, 213-222. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2008.07.004
  19. Silva F., Nadais H., Prates A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2009) Molasses as an external carbon source for anaerobic treatment of sulphite evaporator condensate. Bioresource Technology. 100, 6, 1943-1950. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2008.10.029
  20. Capela I., Bilé M.J., Silva F., Nadais H., Prates A., Arroja L. (2009) Hydrodynamic behaviour of a full-scale anaerobic contact reactor using residence time distribution technique. Journal Of Chemical Technology And Biotechnology. 84, 716-724. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jctb.2104
  21. Barbosa M., Ramos C.G., Grilo A., Sousa S., Capela I., Arroja L., Leitão J.H., Nadais H. (2009) Bioenergy Production from Complex Wastewaters. Energy, Environment, Ecosystems, Development And Landscape Architecture Book Series: Energy And Environmental Engineering Series . 257-262. (see details) ISI paper
  22. Capela I, Rodrigues A, Silva F, Nadais H, Arroja L (2008) Impact of industrial sludge and cattle manure on anaerobic digestion of OFMSW under mesophilic conditions. Biomass & Bioenergy. 32, 3, 245-251. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2007.09.004
  23. Lopes, S.I.C., Dreissen, C., Capela, M.I., Lens, P.N.L. (2008) Comparison of CSTR and UASB reactor configuration for the treatment of sulfate rich wastewaters under acidifying conditions. Enzyme And Microbial Technology. 43, 471-479. (see details) ISI paper
  24. Lopes, S.I.C., Capela, M.I., van Hullebusch, E.D., van der Veen, A., Lens, P.N.L. (2008) Influence of low pH (6, 5 and 4) on nutrient dynamics and characteristics of acidifying sulfate reducing granular sludge. Process Biochemistry. 43, 1227-1248. (see details) ISI paper
  25. Lopes, S.I.C., Capela, M.I., Dar, S.A., Muyzer, G., Lens, P.N.L. (2008) Sulfate Reduction at pH 4 During the Thermophilic (55 degrees C) Acidification of Sucrose in UASB Reactors. Biotechnology Progress. 24, 1278-1289. (see details) ISI paper
  26. Dias A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2007) Life cycle assessment of printing and writing paper produced in Portugal. Int J Life Cycle Ass . 12, 7, 521-528. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1065/lca2006.08.266
  27. Coelho N., Rodrigues A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2007) Effect of non-feeding period length on the intermittent operation of UASB reactors treating dairy effluents. Biotechnol Bioeng. 96, 2, 244-249. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bit.21095
  28. Dias A., Louro M., Arroja L., Capela I. (2007) Carbon estimation in harvested wood products using a country - specific method: Portugal as a case study. Environ Sci Policy . 10, 250-259. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2007.01.002
  29. Dias A.C., Arroja L., Capela I. (2007) Carbon dioxide emissions from forest operations in Portugal. Scand J Of Forest Res. 22, 5, 422-432. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02827580701582692
  30. Castro Lopes, S.I., Wang, X., Capela, M.I., Lens, P.N.L. (2007) Effect of COD/SO42- ration and sulphide on thermophilic (55º) sulphate reduction during the acidification sucrese at pH6. Water Research. 11, 2379-2392. (see details) ISI paper
  31. Castro Lopes, S.I., Sulistyawati, I., Capela, M.I., Lens, P.N.L. (2007) Low pH (6,5 and 4) sulphate reduction during the acidification of sucrose under thermophilic (55ºC) conditions. Process Biochemistry. 42, 4, 580-591. (see details) ISI paper
  32. Castro Lopes, S.I., Sulistyawati, I., Capela, M.I., Lens, P.N.L. (2007) Low pH (6,5 and 4) sulphate reduction during the acidification of sucrose under thermophilic (55ºC) conditions. Process Biochemistry. 42, 4, 580-591. (see details) ISI paper
  33. Arroja L., Dias A.C., Capela I. (2006) The role of Eucalyptus globulus forest and products in carbon sequestration. Climatic Change. 74, 123-140. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-006-3461-1
  34. Nadais H., Capela I., Arroja L. (2006) Intermittent vs continuous operation of upflow anaerobic sludge bed reactors for dairy wastewater and related microbial changes. Water Science And Technology . 2, 54, 103-109. (see details) ISI paper
  35. Dias A., Louro M., Arroja L., Capela I. (2005) The contribution of wood products to carbon sequestration in Portugal. Annals Of Forest Science. 8, 62, 903-909. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/forest:2005081
  36. Nadais H., Capela I., Arroja L., Duarte A. (2005) Treatment of dairy wastewater in UASB reactors inoculated with flocculent biomass. Water Sa. 4, 19, 603-607. (see details) ISI paper
  37. Nadais H., Capela I., Arroja L., Duarte A.C. (2005) Optimum cycle time for intermittent UASB reactors treating dairy wastewater. Water Research. 8, 39, 1511-1518. (see details) ISI paper
  38. Lopes E., Dias A., Arroja L., Capela I., Pereira F. (2003) Application of life cycle assessment to the Portuguese pulp and paper industry. Journal Of Cleaner Production. 1, 11, 51-59. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0959-6526(02)00005-7
  39. Nadais, H., Capela, I., Arroja, L., Duarte, A. (2003) Biosorption of milk substrates onto anaerobic flocculent and granular sludge. Biotechnology Progress. 19, 1053-1055. (see details) ISI paper
  40. Dias A., Lopes E., Arroja L., Capela I., Pereira F. (2002) Life cycle assessment of paper production from Eucalyptus globulus. Case study of the Portuguese industry. Appita Journal. 1, 55, 21-26. (see details) ISI paper
  41. Azeiteiro C., Capela I.F., Duarte A.C. (2001) Dynamic model simulations as a tool for evaluating the stability of an anaerobic process. Water Sa. 27, 109-113. (see details) ISI paper
  42. Nadais, H., Capela, I., Arroja, L., Duarte, A. (2001) Effects of organic, hydraulic and fat shocks on the performance of UASB reactors with intermittent operation. Water Science And Technology . 4, 44, 45-56. (see details) ISI paper
  43. Azeiteiro, C., Capela, I., Duarte, A. (1998) Methodology of estimation of kinetics constants for anaerobic digestion of organic matter from field and laboratory data. Environmental Technology. 19, 1139-1144. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Dias A., Dias A., Arroja L., Arroja L., Capela I., Capela I. (2007) Evaluation of the greenhouse gas balance in the Eucalyptus globulus sector in Portugal. Boletín Del Cideu. 4, 59-70. (see details)
  2. Arroja L., Louro M., Capela I. (2005) Gestão integrada de resíduos em fábricas de pasta para papel em Portugal. O Papel. 1, 48-55. (see details)
  3. Dias A., Louro M., Arroja L., Capela I. (2004) Evaluation of the environmental perfomance of printing and writing paper using Life Cycle Assessment. Management Of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, Vol.. 5, 15, 473-483. (see details)
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14777830410553915
  4. Anderson, G.K., Saw, C.B., Fernandes, M.I.A. (1986) Application of porous membranes for biomass retention in biological wastewater treatment processes. Process Biochemistry. Dezembro, 174-182. (see details)
  1. Couras C, Belo S, Grilo A M, Sousa S A, Ramos C G, Silva F C, Capela I, Arroja L, Leitão J H, Nadais H (in press) Bioenergy Production from Complex Wastewaters . In: J. N. Govil (ed), . (EDS.), Compendium of Energy Science and Technology, Vol 9. (10 Vols), . Houston, USA,. Studium Press LLC, . (see details)
  2. Arroja L., Capela I., Nadais H., Serafim L., Silva F. (2012) Acidogenic valorisation of high strength waste producs from food industry. In: Industrial Waste. Rijeck. INTECH. 978-953-51-0253-3. (see details)
  3. Nadais H., Capela I., Arroja L., Hung, Y-T (2010) Anaerobic treatment of milk processing wastewater . In: Applications of Environmental Biotechnology and Bioengineering. (EDS.), Handbook of Environmental Engineering. New Jersey. Humana Press, Inc., . 11, (see details)
  1. Palma, JSL (2016) Efluentes industriais da Schmidt Light Metal, Fundição Injectada, Lda. [co-supervisor] (see details)
  2. Cristino, Tomás Iria (2015) Seleção de culturas produtoras de polímeros biodegradáveis em reatores SBR. MSc Thesis. [supervisor] (see details)
  3. Ferreira, Ana Luísa de Almeida (2015) Avaliação da viabilidade de aproveitamento do biogás produzido no tanque secundário do sistema de tratamento de lamas (SIMRIA). MSc Thesis. [supervisor] (see details)
  4. Correia J.C. (2013) Seleção de Culturas Mistas em Reatores SBR para produção de PHA. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  5. Heleno P.L. (2013) Efeito de inibidores metanogénicos na digestão anaeróbia. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  6. Cruz D.H.S. (2013) Acidificação de Soro de Queijo para Produção de PHAs. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  7. Silva F.G.C.S. (2007) Modelização dinâmica do processo de digestão anaeróbia utilizando o modelo ADM1. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/548
  8. Castro Lopes S. I. (2007) Sulfate reduction at low pH in organic wastewaters. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  9. Rocha C.L.P. (2007) Desenvolvimento de um sistema integrado de gestão de resíduos de natureza orgânica na zona de Angeja. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/4678
  10. Pessoa J.M.V. (2007) Implementação da tecnologia anaeróbia para a remoção de AOX da corrente de branqueamento de pastas químicas. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/555
  11. Flor A. (2006) Comportamento de reactores anaeróbios tratando a fracção orgânica dos resíduos sólidos urbanos. PhD Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/4688
  12. Dias A. (2005) Avaliação do contributo do sector florestal para as alterações climáticas. PhD Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/696
  13. Rodrigues A. (2005) Co-digestão anaeróbia de resíduos de natureza orgânica. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/537
  14. Baptista, J.C. (2004) Avaliação de lagoas de macrófitas como processo de tratamento de lixiviados. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  15. Coelho N.M.G. (2003) Avaliação do comportamento de reactores UASB operados de um modo intermitente no tratamento de efluentes de indústrias de lacticínios. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  16. Nadais, H. (2002) Tratamento de efluentes de indústrias de lacticínios em reactores UASB com funcionamento intermitente. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  17. Silva J.J.F. (1995) Circulação de água na Ria de Aveiro: contribuição para o estudo da qualidade da água. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  18. Arroja L. (1994) Avaliação do Comportamento do filtro Anaeróbio Horizontal. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  1. Silva A, Couras C, Capela I, Arroja L, Nadais H (2014) Anaerobic degradation of dairy wastewater in intermittent UASB reactors: influence of effluent recirculation. (see details)
  2. Couras C, Capela I, Arroja L, Nadais H (2013) Biodegradação de efluentes de madeira em reatores anaeróbios. (see details)
  3. Grilo A., Grilo AM, Ramos CG, Ramos C., Sousa SA, Sousa S., Arroja L, Arroja L, Capela I., Capela I, Leitão J., Leitão JH, Nadais H., Nadais H (2011) Optimizing energy production from wastewater by intermittent operation of anaerobic reactors. (see details)
  4. Silva F., Nadais H., Arroja L., Capela I. (2011) AOX and COD removal from a kraft pulp bleaching effluent by anaerobic digestion. (see details)
  5. Grilo A., Ramos C., Sousa S., Arroja L., Capela I., Leitão J., Nadais H. (2011) Microbial populations shifts as a tool for improving biogas production in anaerobic reactors. (see details)
  6. Leitão, H., Capela I., Arroja L., Sousa, S., Ramos, C., Grilo, A., Nadais, H. (2011) Caracterização molecular de populações microbianas de reatoresanaeróbios a operar contínua ou intermitentemente para o tratamento de efluentes. (see details)
  7. Grilo AM, Ramos CG, Sousa SA, Arroja L, Capela I, Leitão JH, Nadais H (2011) Microbial Population Shifts as a Tool for Improving Biogas Production in Anaerobic Reactors. (see details)
  8. Dias A.C., Arroja L., Capela I. (2009) Emissões de dióxido de carbono de origem fóssil associadas à floresta de eucalipto e pinheiro bravo. (see details)
  9. Dias A.C., Arroja L., Capela I. (2009) Acumulação de carbono nos produtos florestais. (see details)
  10. Dias A.C., Arroja L., Capela I. (2009) Methods and approaches for the estimation of carbon storage in wood products. (see details)
  11. Dias A. C., Arroja L., Capela I. (2009) Modelling carbon accumulation in wood products. (see details)
  12. Dias A.C., Dias A., Arroja L., Arroja L., Capela I., Capela I. (2009) The greenhouse gas balance of the eucalypt and maritime pine forest sectors in Portugal. (see details)
  13. Ramos C., Ramos CG, Grilo AM, Grilo A., Sousa SA, Sousa S., Capela I., Capela I, Arroja L., Arroja L, Leitão J., Leitão JH, Nadais H., Nadais H (2009) Characterization of microbial populations developed in UASB reactors operated in continuous and intermittent mode. (see details)
  14. Barbosa M., Ramos C., Grilo A., Sousa S., Capela I., Arroja L., Leitão J., Nadais H. (2009) Bioenergy production from complex wastewaters. (see details)
  15. Silva F., Barbosa, M., Nadais, H., Prates, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2009) Sugarcane mplasses as a low-cost statregy to improve stability of anaerobic treatment of a pulp mill. (see details)
  16. Nadais H, Barbosa ML, Ramos CG, Grilo AM, Sousa SA, Capela I, Arroja L, Leitão JH (2009) Enhancing wastewater degradation and biogas production by intermittent operation of UASB reactors. (see details)
  17. Nadais H, Leitão JH, Cunha A, Almeida A, Capela I, Arroja L (2008) Intermittent Operation of UASB Reactors as a way to improve biomass adaptation to complex substrates. (see details)
  18. Nadais H., Barbosa M., Almeida M. , Cunha A., Capela I., Arroja L. (2008) Intermittent operation of UASB reactors as a strategy to enhance anaerobic degradation of dairy wastewaters. (see details)
  19. Nadais H., Leitão J., Cunha A., Almeida A., Capela I., Arroja L. (2008) Intermittent operation of UASB reactors as a way to improve biomass adaptation to complex substrates. (see details)
  20. Nadais H., Nadais H, Barbosa M., Barbosa M, Capela I., Capela I, Arroja L, Arroja L (2008) Novel operation mode for anaerobic Systems treating dairy wastewater. (see details)
  21. Silva F., Bilé M., Rodrigues A., Nadais H., Arroja L., Capela I. (2007) Avaliação do Comportamento de um Digestor Anaeróbio para o Tratamento do Condensado Gerado numa Fábrica de Pasta de Papel. (see details)
  22. Dias A.C., Arroja L., Capela I. (2007) Balanço de gases com efeito de estufa no sector do pinheiro bravo. (see details)
  23. Louro, M., Pirra, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2007) Aplicabilidadedo reactor Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) no tratamento de efluentes vínicos. (see details)
  24. Nadais, H., Silva, F., Crespo, I., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2007) Análise microbiológica da biomassa desenvolvida na operação intermitente de reactores UASB. (see details)
  25. Rodrigues, A., Flor, A., Nadais, H., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2007) Co-digestão anaeróbia de resíduos de natureza orgânica em condições mesofílicas. (see details)
  26. Arroja, L., Capela, I., Borrego, C. (2007) Contaminated land: The Portuguese legal framework. (see details)
  27. Dias A.C., Louro M., Arroja L., Capela I. (2007) Uncertainties in the estimates of carbon in harvested wood products for Portugal. (see details)
  28. Arroja L., Capela I., Pirra A., Louro M., Rodrigues A. (2006) Tratamento de Efluentes Vínicos – Estado da Arte. (see details)
  29. Dias, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2006) Life cycle assessment of Eucalyptus globulus printing and writing paper. (see details)
  30. Dias, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2006) Evaluation of the greenhouse gas balance in the Eucalyptus globulus sector in Portugal. (see details)
  31. Arroja, L., Capela, I., Pirra, A., Louro, M., Rodrigues, A. (2006) Tratamento de efluentes vínicos em Portugal - Estado da Arte. (see details)
  32. Rodrigues A., Arroja L., Flor A., Rocha C., Capela I. (2005) Impact of organic fraction of municipal solid waste on anaerobic co-digestion of biological sludge and cattle manure. (see details)
  33. Rodrigues A., Rocha C., Arroja L., Capela I., Flor A. (2005) Anaerobic co-digestion of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste, biological sludge and cattle manure at thermophilic conditions (55ºC). (see details)
  34. Dias, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2005) O balanço de carbono no sector do Eucalyptus globulus em Portugal. (see details)
  35. Pirra A., Pirra A., Pirra, A., Bianchi-de-Aguiar F., Bianchi-de-Aguiar, F., Bianchi-de-Aguiar F., Arroja, L., Arroja L., Arroja L., Capela, M., Capela I., Capela I., Peres A., Peres, A., Peres A., Louro M., Louro M., Louro, M., Flor A., Flor A., Flor, A. (2005) Monitorização e caracterização da carga poluente das adegas: O caso da Região Demarcada do Douro. (see details)
  36. Nadais, H, Capela, I., Arroja, L., Duarte, A. (2005) Intermittent vs continuous operation of upflow anaerobic sludge bed reactors for dairy wastewater and related microbial changes. (see details)
  37. Pirra A., Bianchi-de-Aguiar F., Arroja L., Capela I., Peres A., Louro M., Flor A. (2005) Monitorização e caracterização da carga poluente das adegas: O caso da Região Demarcada do Douro. (see details)
  38. Castro Lopes, S., Sulistyawati, I., Capela, I., Lens, P. (2005) Thermophilic (55ºC) sulphate reduction at low (6.5 and 4) during the acidification of sucrose. (see details)
  39. Dias, A., Louro, M., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2004) O sector do eucalipto é sumidouro de carbono?. (see details)
  40. Dias, A., Louro, M., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2004) Evaluation of the environmental performance of printing and writing paper using life cycle assessment. (see details)
  41. Pirra A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2004) Winery effluents tretment using SBR technology. (see details)
  42. Pirra A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2004) Winery effluents aerobic treatability in the Oporto Wine Region. (see details)
  43. Flor A., Coelho N., Arroja L., Capela I. (2004) Co-digestion of organic fraction of municipal solid waste and waste activated sludge in a continuos reactor. (see details)
  44. Flor A., Teiga P., Arroja L., Capela I. (2004) Co-digestão anaeróbia de lamas de ETAR e fracção orgânica dos resíduos sólidos urbanos num reactor contínuo. (see details)
  45. Flor A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2004) Co-digestão anaeróbia da fracção orgânica dos resíduos sólidos urbanos (FORSU) e lamas secundárias (LS). (see details)
  46. Pirra A., Arroja L., Capela I., Louro M. (2004) Monitorização qualitativa e quantitativa da carga poluente das adegas da Região Demarcada do Douro. (see details)
  47. Dias, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2003) The role of Eucalyptus globulus forest sector as carbon sink. (see details)
  48. Dias, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2003) Life cycle assessment of printing and writing paper. (see details)
  49. Flor A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2003) Anaerobic co-digestion of organic fraction of municipal solid waste and activated sludge at different ratios. (see details)
  50. Pirra A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2003) Tratamento de Efluentes Vínicolas (EVs) na Região Demarcada do Douro. (see details)
  51. Pirra A., Arroja L., Capela I. (2003) Monitorização da Carga Poluente das Adegas da Região Demarcada do Douro (RDD). (see details)
  52. Capela I., Arroja L., Santos F. (2002) Anaerobic degradation of Kraft Pulp biological sludge. (see details)
  53. Nadais, H., Capela, I., Arroja, L., Duarte, A. (2002) Optimisation of working cycle in intermittent UASB reactors for dairy waste water treatment. (see details)
  54. Arroja L., Arroja, L., Capela, I., Capela I., Cabral, F., Cabral F., Ferreira V., Ferreira, V., Matos A., Matos, A., Pereira A., Pereira, A. (2001) Sludge Management in Kraft Pulp Mills. (see details)
  55. Nadais, H., Capela, I., Arroja, L., Duarte, A. (2001) Kinetic analysis of anaerobic degradation of dairy wastewater. (see details)
  56. Dias, A., Lopes, E., Arroja, L., Capela, I., Pereira, F., Tomé, M. (2000) Life cycle assessment of printing and writing paper produced from Eucalyptus globulus. (see details)
  57. Varela C., Capela I., Arroja L., Santos L., Duarte A. (2000) Pulp and Paper Biological Sludge Degradation. (see details)
  58. Nadais, H., Capela, I., Arroja, L., Duarte, A. (2000) Effects of organic, hydraulic and fat shocks on the performance of UASB reactors with intermittent operation. (see details)
  59. Nadais, H.,, Capela, I.,, Sayed, S.,, Arroja, L., Duarte, A. (1999) Comportamento de reactores UASB para o tratamento de efluentes de indústrias de lacticínios. (see details)
  60. Lopes, E., Dias, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I., Pereira, F. (1999) Análise de Ciclo de Vida ao sistema produtivo de papel de impressão e escrita em Portugal. (see details)
  61. Arroja, L., Oliveira, G., Capela, I. (1999) Contributo para a descontaminação de solos - metodologias de actuação. (see details)
  62. Capela, I., Arroja, L., Varela, C., Pereira, M., Duarte, A. (1999) Efeito do pré-tratamento por compostagem na digestão anaeróbia de resíduos sólidos urbanos. (see details)
  63. Arroja, L., Capela, I., Duarte, A. (1999) Potencialidades do filtro anaeróbio horizontal. (see details)
  64. Capela, I.F., Azeiteiro, C., Arroja, L., Duarte, A.C. (1999) Effects of pre-treatment (composting) on the anaerobic digestion of primary sludges from a bleached kraft pulp mill. (see details)
  65. Lopes, E., Dias, A., Arroja, L., Capela, I., Pereira, F., Tomé, M. (1999) Application of Life Cycle Assessment on the portuguese pulp and paper industry. (see details)
  66. Thomaz, S.F., Fernandes, I., Duarte, A.C., Sá Esteves, J., Batel, A.J. (1992) Modelização do comportamento dinâmico do processo de digestão anaeróbia. (see details)
  67. Arroja, L.M., Duarte, A.C., Fernandes, M.I.A. (1992) Potencialidades do filtro anaeróbio horizontal no tratamento de efluentes orgânicos de alta carga. (see details)
  68. Arroja, L.M., Fernandes, M.I., Ferraz, A.F., Vieira da Costa, J. (1992) Estações de tratamento de efluentes industriais - a interface Indústria Universidade. (see details)
  69. Ferraz, A.F., Fernandes, M.I., Arroja, L.M., Vieira da Costa, J. (1991) Selecção e implementação de unidades de tratamento de águas residuais industriais - o caso de uma indústria de lacticínios. (see details)
  1. Arroja, L., Borrego, C., Capela, I., Rodrigues, A., Louro, M., Galiza, L., Soares, H., Santos, B. (2006) Locais potencialmente contaminados: geo-referenciação e tratamento de dados. Departamento de Ambiente e Ordenamento, Universidade de Aveiro. AMB-GE-07/06, (see details)
  2. Arroja, L., Borrego, C., Capela, I., Marques, M., Paiva, T. (2005) Análise comparativa de legislação sobre solos contaminados. Departamento de Ambiente e Ordenamento, Universidade de Aveiro. AMB - GE - O3/O5, (see details)
  3. Dias A. C., Louro M., Arroja L., Capela I. (2004) Indústria portuguesa dos produtos da madeira: fluxos de gases de estufa e métodos de cálculo na contribuição para o efeito do aquecimento global. Universidade de Aveiro. (see details)
  4. Dias, A.C., Martins, M.C., Arroja, L., Capela, I. (2004) Gestão dos recursos florestais na perspectiva do Protocolo de Quioto. Universidade de Aveiro. (see details)
  5. Dias, A., Lopes, E., Arroja, L., Capela, I., Pereira, F. (2000) Life cycle assessment (LCA) - avaliação do impacte ambiental da actividade: do eucalipto ao papel. Universidade de Aveiro. (see details)