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  Carla Gama  
  Phone: +351 234 370 200, ext. 22616  
  e-mail: carlagama@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Environment and Planning  
  Research group: Atmospheric Processes & Modelling
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: ResearcherID: C-7607-2015  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/cgama  
  Thesis title: Assessment of long-range transport of mineral dust from North Africa, its composition and deposition over the ocean
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/87468/2012
  Start date: 2013-03-01
  End date: 2017-07-31
Research interests

  • Atmospheric pollution modelling

  • Long-range transport of desert dust

  • Photochemical pollution

Academic degrees

2008: Master in Environmental Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Thesis title: "Ozone in the Northeast of Portugal: Local or Regional Problem".
2007: Environmental Engineering Degree, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Previous professional and/or scientific activities

2012 Feb - 2013 Jan: Research grant holder in CESAM, University of Aveiro (CV-DUST Project, PTDC/AAC-CLI/100331/2008).
2011 Jan - 2011 Jul: Internship through Leonardo da Vinci programme in the Meteorological and Air Quality Group of Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands.
2009 Aug - 2010 Dec: Environmental technician at UVW – Modelling of Environmental Systems, Aveiro, Portugal.
2007 Aug - 2009 Jul: Environmental technician at Sondar – Air Sampling and Technologies, Aveiro, Portugal.

AIRSHIP - Impact of maritime and port emissions in the air quality of Portugal: present and future scenarios. A regional and local scale approach [see details]

DOUROZONE – Risco de exposição ao ozono para a vinha Duriense em clima actual e futuro [see details]

MAPLIA - Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment [see details]

APPRAISAL— Air Pollution Policies foR Assessment of Integrated Strategies At regional and Local scales [see details]

CV-Dust - Atmospheric aerosol in Cape Verde region: seasonal evaluation of composition, sources and transport [see details]

  1. Monteiro A., Gouveia S., Scotto M., Sorte S., Gama C., Gianelle V.L., Colombi C., Alves C. (2018) Investigating PM10 episodes using levoglucosan as tracer. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 11, 1, 61-68. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11869-017-0521-9
  2. Gama, C., Monteiro, A., Pio, C., Miranda, A.I., Baldasano, J.M., Tchepel, O. (2018) Temporal patterns and trends of particulate matter over Portugal: a long-term analysis of background concentrations. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11869-018-0546-8
  3. Monteiro A., Russo M., Gama C., Lopes M., Borrego C. (2018) How economic crisis influence air quality over Portugal (Lisbon and Porto)?. Atmospheric Pollution Research. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2017.11.009
  4. Monteiro A., Vieira M., Gama C., Miranda A.I. (2017) Towards an improved air quality index. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 10, 4, 447-455. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11869-016-0435-y
  5. Monteiro A., Sá E., Fernandes A., Gama C., Sorte S., Borrego C., Lopes M., Russo M.A. (2017) How healthy will be the air quality in 2050?. Air Quality, Atmosphere And Health. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11869-017-0466-z
  6. Monteiro A., Gama C., Candido M., Ribeiro I., Carvalho D., Lopes M. (2016) Investigating ozone high levels and the role of sea breeze on its transport. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 7, 2, 339-347. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2015.10.013
  7. Monteiro A., Gouveia S., Scotto M.G., Lopes J., Gama C., Feliciano M., Miranda A.I. (2016) Investigating ozone episodes in Portugal: a wavelet-based approach. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 9, 7, 775-783. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11869-015-0379-7
  8. Duque L., Relvas H., Silveira C., Ferreira J., Monteiro A., Gama C., Rafael S., Freitas S., Borrego C., Miranda A.I. (2016) Evaluating strategies to reduce urban air pollution. Atmospheric Environment. 127, 196-204. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.12.043
  9. Miranda A.I., Ferreira J., Silveira C., Relvas H., Duque L., Roebeling P., Lopes M., Costa S., Monteiro A., Gama C., Sa E., Borrego C., Teixeira J.P. (2016) A cost-efficiency and health benefit approach to improve urban air quality. Science Of The Total Environment. 569, 342-351. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.102
  10. Monteiro A., Fernandes A.P., Gama C., Borrego C., Tchepel O. (2015) Assessing the mineral dust from North Africa over Portugal region using BSC-DREAM8b model. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 6, 1, 70-81. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.atmospolres.com/articles/Volume6/issue1/APR-15-009.pdf
  11. Gama C., Tchepel O., Baldasano J.M., Basart S., Ferreira J., Pio C., Cardoso J., Borrego C. (2015) Seasonal patterns of Saharan dust over Cape Verde - a combined approach using observations and modelling. Tellus Series B-chemical And Physical Meteorology. 67, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v67.24410
  12. Monteiro A., Ferreira J., Ribeiro I., Fernandes A.P., Martins H., Gama C., Miranda A.I. (2015) Air quality over Portugal in 2020. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 6, 5, 788-796. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.atmospolres.com/articles/Volume6/issue5/APR-15-087.pdf
  13. Martins H., Monteiro A., Ferreira J., Gama C., Ribeiro I., Borrego C., Miranda A.I. (2015) The role of ammonia in particulate matter pollution over Portugal. International Journal Of Environment And Pollution. 57, 3-4, 215-226. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEP.2015.074505
  1. Monteiro A., Sá E., Fernandes A., Gama C., Sorte S., Borrego C.,Lopes M. (2017) Air quality over Portugal: now and in 2050. In: WIT Transactions on Ecology and The Environment. 210, 621-630. (see details)
  2. C. Belis, J. Baldasano, N. Blond, C. Bouland, J. Buekers, C. Carnevale, A. Cherubini, A. Clappier, E. De Saeger, J. Douros, G. Finzi, E. Fragkou, C. Gama, A. Graff, G. Guariso, S. Janssen, K. Juda-Rezler, N. Karvosenoja, G. Maffeis, A. Martilli, S. Mills, A. I. Miranda, N. Moussiopoulos, Z. Nahorski, E. Pisoni, J.-L. Ponche, M. Rasoloharimahefa, E. Real, M. Reizer, H. Relvas, D. Roncolato, M. Tainio, P. Thunis, P. Viaene, C. Vlachokostas, M. Volta, L. White (2017) Current European AQ Planning at Regional and Local Scale. In: G. Guariso, M. Volta. (EDS.), Air Quality Integrated Assessment. Springer, Cham. (see details)
  1. Carla Gama (ongoing) Desert dust contribution to the atmospheric aerosol in Cape Verde and in Portugal. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  2. Silva Carla Gama (2008) Ozone in Nordeste Transmontano: local or reginal problem?. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Russo, M. A., Leitão, J., Gama, C., Ferreira, J., Borrego, C., Monteiro, A. (2017) Shipping emissions over Europe: A state-of-the-art and comparative analysis. (see details)
  2. Gama C., Basart S., Baldasano J.M., Cardoso J., Pio C., Borrego C., Tchepel O. (2016) Assessing the size distribution of dust in the NMMB/BSC-Dust model. (see details)
  3. Miranda, A.I., Ferreira, J., Silveira, C., Relvas, H., Lopes, M., Roebeling, P., Monteiro, A., Sá, E., Gama, C., Costa, S., Teixeira, J.P., Borrego, C. (2016) Improving Urban Air Quality Using a Cost-Efficiency and Health Benefit Approach. (see details)
  4. Gama, C., Basart, S., Cardoso, J., Ferreira, J., Baldasano, J.M., Pio, C., Borrego, C., Tchepel, O. (2015) Contribuição das poeiras do deserto para a degradação da qualidade do ar em Cabo Verde. (see details)
  5. Martins, H., Monteiro, A., Ferreira, J., Gama, C., Ribeiro, I., Miranda, A.I., Borrego, C. (2014) Source apportionment study on the role of NH3 on PM pollution over Portugal. (see details)
  6. Pio C.A., Cardoso J., Nunes T., Cerqueira M., Tchepel O., Rocha F., Fialho P., Alves C., Gonçalves C., Gama C., Ferreira J., Almeida S.M. , Almeida-Silva M., Reis M., Freitas M.C., Baldasano J. (2013) Seasonal variability of atmospheriv aerosol composition in Cape Verde islands under the influence of Sahara dust intrusions: results of the CV-Dust campaign. (see details)
  7. Tchepel O., Gama C., Ferreira J., Cardoso J., Basart S., Baldasano J.M., Borrego C., Pio C. (2013) Mineral dust modelling in Cape Verde. (see details)
  8. Gama C., Tchepel O., Ferreira J., Baldasano J.M., Pio C. (2013) Modelação das poeiras atmosféricas provenientes do deserto: aplicação à região de Cabo Verde. (see details)
  9. Borrego C., Miranda A.I., Monteiro A., Martins H., Lopes M., Tchepel O., Carvalho A., Ferreira J., Amorim J.H., Valente J., Martins V., Dias D., Ribeiro I., Sá E., Fernandes A.P., Pimentel C., Gama G., Rafael S., Relvas H., Silveira C., Freitas S. (2013) Ar de qualidade para uma saúde melhor. (see details)
  10. Miranda A.I., Relvas H., Gama C., Sá E., Martins H., Monteiro A., Lopes M., Volta L., Thunnis P., Borrego C. (2013) Methodologies for assessing air quality in Europe. (see details)
  11. Miranda A.I., Relvas H., Sá E., Martins H., Borrego C., Monteiro A., Lopes M., Gama C., Roebeling P., Teixeira J.P., Silveira C., Lopes D. (2013) Uma metodologia para a avaliação integrada da qualidade do ar em cidades. (see details)
  12. Basart, S., Gama, C., Jorba, O., Spada, M., Pérez, C., Baldasano, J.M., Tchepel, O., Pio, C. (2013) Desert dust and sea-salt evaluation of the NMMB/BSC-CTM model for North Africa. (see details)
  13. Tchepel, O., Ferreira, J., Fernandes, A.P., Gama, C., Baldasano, J.M., Borrego, C., Cardoso, J., Almeida, S.M., Pio, C. (2012) Modelling of long-range transport of mineral dust to Cape Verde. (see details)
  14. Ana Ascenso, Ana Isabel Miranda, Carla Gama, Alexandra Monteiro, Carlos Silveira Assessing Douro vineyards exposure to tropospheric ozone . (see details)
  1. Miranda A. I., Silveira C., Costa S., Ferreira J., Monteiro A., Lopes D., Relvas H., Lopes M., Sá E., Gama C., Roebeling P., Borrego C., Teixeira, J.P. (2014) Review report on air quality and health assessment methodologies designed in air quality plans. Aveiro. University of Aveiro. Technical Report Ref. AMB–QA–02/2014, (see details)
  2. C. Borrego, A.I. Miranda, A. Monteiro, M. Lopes, J. Ferreira, H. Martins, C. Gama, H. Relvas, S. Rafael. (2014) Elaboração de Plano de Qualidade do Ar de Ozono da região Norte. Relatório 1 -Plano de trabalhos detalhado. . AMB-QA-nº 04/2014, (see details)
  3. Miranda, A.I., Monteiro, A., Martins, H., Ribeiro, I., Gama, C., Lopes, D (2013) Implementação e avaliação de ferramentas de validação de modelos de Qualidade do Ar (DELTA Tool do FAIRMODE). Universidade de Aveiro. AMB-QA-04/2013, (see details)
  4. Miranda, A.I., Monteiro, A., Ribeiro, I., Gama, C., Fernandes, A.P., Marques, F., Lopes, D (2013) Avaliação da qualidade do ar para efeitos de reporting à Comissão Europeia – 2012 & outros desenvolvimentos. Protocolo APA/UA 2011-2013, Avaliação e previsão da qualidade do ar em Portugal – R4. Universidade de Aveiro. AMB-QA-03/2013, (see details)
  5. Miranda, A.I., Borrego C., Monteiro A., Monteiro A.C., Gama C., Ribeiro I. (2012) Avaliação do sistema de previsão da qualidade do ar e novos desenvolvimentos no sistema de previsão. Protocolo APA/UA 2011-2013, Avaliação e previsão da qualidade do ar em Portugal – R3. Universidade de Aveiro. AMB-QA-07/2012, (see details)
  6. Borrego C., Coutinho M., Paiva T., Ginja J., Gama C., Mata P., Passos Silva A., Silva M., Marques A,, Tavares K., Coutinho P., Marques H. (2006) Protocolo IA-FEUP/UA no Domínio PCIP, Sector Metalúrgico. Relatório de Progresso. Departamento de Ambiente e Ordenamento Universidade de Aveiro. AMB-QA-4/2006, (see details)