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Joana Santos

Joana Santos

PhD Student

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • Thesis title: Cumulative and interactive effects of drought and chemical contamination on aquatic macroinvertebrate communities Supervisor: Prof. Doutor Fernando Gonçalves, Doutora Joana Pereira, Doutor Bruno Castro Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/121341/2016 Start date: 2017-05-01 End date: 2021-04-30

Research interests


Aquatic ecotoxicology

Benthic macroinvertebrates

Scientific Supervision

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WoS Papers (6)
Cuco A.P., Santos J.I., Abrantes N., Goncalves F., Wolinska J., Castro B.B. (2017) Concentration and timing of application reveal strong fungistatic effect of tebuconazole in a Daphnia-microparasitic yeast model. In: Research interests. Aquatic Toxicology. 193, 144-151.
Nunes B., Antunes S.C., Santos J., Martins L., Castro B.B. (2014) Toxic potential of paracetamol to freshwater organisms: A headache to environmental regulators?. In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 107, 178-185.
Vidal T., Santos J.I., Marques C.R., Pereira J.L., Claro M.T., Pereira R., Castro B.B., Soares A., Goncalves F. (2014) Resilience of the macroinvertebrate community of a small mountain river (Mau River, Portugal) subject to multiple stresses. In: Research interests. Marine And Freshwater Research. 65, 7, 633-644.
Santos J.I., Gonalves A.M.M., Pereira J.L., Figueiredo B.F.H.T., Silva F.A.E., Coutinho J.A.P., Ventura S.P.M., Goncalves F. (2015) Environmental safety of cholinium-based ionic liquids: assessing structure-ecotoxicity relationships. In: Research interests. Green Chemistry. 17, 9, 4657-4668.
Loureiro C., Cuco A.P., Claro M.T., Santos J.I., Pedrosa M.A., Goncalves F., Castro B.B. (2015) Progressive acclimation alters interaction between salinity and temperature in experimental Daphnia populations. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 139, 126-132.
Pereira J.L., Vidal T., Mendes C., Re A., Santos J.I., Goncalves F., Castro B.B. (2017) Invasive Asian clam distribution pattern reveals minimal constraints to downstream dispersal and imperceptible ecological impacts. In: Research interests. Aquatic Conservation-marine And Freshwater Ecosystems. 27, 5, 953-964.
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CESAM - Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar - Universidade de Aveiro

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