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  Pedro Pato Martins  
  Phone: +351 234 401 527 (ext. 24903)  
  e-mail: pedro.pato@ua.pt  
  Category: Post-Doctoral fellow  
  Department: Chemistry  
  Research group: Environ. Processes and Pollutants
 
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Academic degrees

2007  PhD in Chemistry, University of Aveiro


2001  Graduation  in Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry) - University of Aveiro (2001)

Main research interests

  • Distribution, reactivity, transport/fluxes, mobility and biogeochemical processes of pollutants in coastal zones

  • Influence of particle nature in transport of pollutants in estuaries 

  • Exchange processes between estuaries and coastal zones. 

  • Pollutants speciation in water, sediments and organisms.

Research Projects (participation)

2011-2014
LTER/BIA-BEC/0063/2009, LTER-RAVE - Long term monitoring in the Ria de Aveiro: towards a deeper understanding of ecological, environmental and economic processes.
Coordinador: Danny Cleary, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Participant Institutions:Universidade de Aveiro (UA), Universidade de Lisboa(FFC/FC/UL), Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC).


2011-2014
DVINE - The Douro vineyards, World Heritage Patrimony: Assessing the impact of an ancient activity in the quality of sediment and water in the Douro Demarcated Region (PTDC/AGR-AAM/102844/2008) Coordinator: Carla Patinha, University of Aveiro, Portugal Participant Institutions: University of Aveiro (UA), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/UTL), University of Lisbon (FFC/FC/UL)

Projects
LTER-RAVE - Long term monitoring in the Ria de Aveiro: towards a deeper understanding of ecological, environmental and economic processes [see details]

Publications
  1. Rada J.P.A., Duarte A.C., Pato P., Cachada A., Carreira R.S. (2016) Sewage contamination of sediments from two Portuguese Atlantic coastal systems, revealed by fecal sterols. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 103, 1-2, 319-324. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.01.010
  2. Coelho J.P., Pato P., Henriques B., Picado A., Lillebø A.I., Dias J.M., Duarte A.C., Pereira M.E., Pardal M.A. (2014) Long-term monitoring of a mercury contaminated estuary (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal): the effect of weather events and management in mercury transport. Hydrological Processes. 28, 2, 352-360. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.9585
  3. Grilo T.F., Cardoso P.G., Pato P., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2014) Uptake and depuration of PCB-153 in edible shrimp Palaemonetes varians and human health risk assessment. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 101, 97-102. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2013.12.020
  4. Cachada A., Dias A.C., Pato P., Mieiro C., Rocha-Santos T., Pereira M., da Silva E.F., Duarte A.C. (2013) Major inputs and mobility of potentially toxic elements contamination in urban areas. Environmental Monitoring And Assessment. 185, 1, 279-294. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-012-2553-9
  5. Baptista J., Pato P., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2013) PCBs in the fish assemblage of a southern European estuary. Journal Of Sea Research. 76, 22-30. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2012.09.011
  6. Grilo T.F., Cardoso P.G., Pato P., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2013) Organochlorine accumulation on a highly consumed bivalve (Scrobicularia plana) and its main implications for human health. Science Of The Total Environment. 461, 188-197. (see details) ISI paper
  7. Baptista J., Pato P., Tavares S., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2013) PCB bioaccumulation in three mullet species - A comparison study. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 94, 147-152. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2013.04.011
  8. Baptista J., Pato P., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2013) Organochlorine contaminants in different tissues from Platichthys flesus (Pisces, Pleuronectidea). Chemosphere. 93, 8, 1632-1638. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Baptista J., Pato P., Tavares S., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2013) Influence of sex and age on PCBs accumulation in the commercial fish Chelon labrosus. Journal Of Sea Research. 79, 27-31. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2013.01.006
  10. Cachada A., Pato P., Rocha-Santos T., Ferreira da Silva E., Duarte A.C. (2012) Levels, sources and potential human health risks of organic pollutants in urban soils. Science Of The Total Environment. 430, 184-192. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.04.075
  11. Lillebø A.I., Coelho J.P., Pato P., Válega M., Margalho R., Reis M., Raposo J., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2011) Assessment of mercury in water, sediments and biota of a southern European estuary (Sado estuary, Portugal). Water Air And Soil Pollution. 214, 1-4, 667-680. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-010-0457-2
  12. Lopes C.B., Pereira E., Lin Z., Pato P., Otero M., Silva C.M., Duarte A.C., Rocha J. (2011) Fixed-bed removal of Hg2+ from contaminated water by microporous titanosilicate ETS-4: experimental and theoretical breakthrough curves. Microporous And Mesoporous Materials . 145, 32-40. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2011.04.019
  13. Pato P., Otero M., Válega M. , Lopes C.B., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C. (2010) Mercury partition in the interface between a contaminated lagoon and the Ocean: the role of particulate load and composition. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 60, 10, 1658-1666. (see details) ISI paper
  14. Pereira M.E., Lillebø A.I., Pato P., Válega M., Coelho J.P., Lopes C., Rodrigues S., Cachada A., Otero M., Pardal M.A., Duarte A.C. (2009) Mercury pollution in Ria de Aveiro (Portugal): a review of the system assessment. Environmental Monitoring And Assessment . 155, 39-49. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-008-0416-1
  15. Pato P., Válega M., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2008) Inputs from a Mercury-Contaminated Lagoon: Impact on the Nearshore Waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Journal Of Coastal Research. 24, 2B, 28-38. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/05-0550.1
  16. Pato P, Lopes C., Válega M., Lillebø A.I., Dias J.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2008) Mercury fluxes between an impacted coastal lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. Estuarine, Coastal And Shelf Science. 76, 4, 787-796. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.08.010
  17. Pereira M.E., Abreu S., Coelho J.P., Pato P., Pardal M.A., Duarte A.C. (2008) Influence of tidal resuspension on the seston lithogenic and biogenic partition in shallow estuarine systems: implications for sampling. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 56, 2, 348-354. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2007.10.002
  18. Lopes C.B, Lillebo A.I., Pato P., Dias J.M., Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2008) Inputs of organic carbon from Ria de Aveiro coastal lagoon to the Atlantic Ocean. Estuarine, Coastal And Shelf Science. 79, 4, 751-757. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2008.06.014
  19. Pereira E., Rodrigues S.M., Otero M., Válega M., Lopes C.B., Pato P., Coelho J.P., Lillebø A.I., Pardal M.A., Rocha R., Duarte A.C. (2008) Evaluation of an interlaboratory proficiency-testing exercise for total mercury in environmental samples of soils, sediments and fish tissue. Trends In Analytical Chemistry. 27, 10, 959-970. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trac.2008.09.001
  20. Monterroso P., Pato P., Pereira E., Millward G.E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2007) Metal-contaminated sediments in a semi-closed basin: Implications for recovery. Estuarine Coastal And Shelf Science. 71, 148-158. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2006.07.005
  21. Pereira M.E., Abreu S., Pato P., Coelho J.P., Azeiteiro U.M., Pardal M.A., Duarte A.C. (2007) Seasonal Hg concentrations in plankton-net material from a contaminated coastal lagoon (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 16, 11b, 1442-1450. (see details) ISI paper
  22. Mieiro C.L., Pato P., Pereira E., Mirante F., Coutinho J.A.P., Pinheiro L.M., Magalhães V.H., Duarte A.C. (2007) Total mercury in sediments from mud volcanoes in Gulf of Cadiz. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 54, 9, 1539-1544. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2007.05.025
  23. Duarte A.C., Rodrigues S., Pato P., Coelho P., Pereira M.E. (2007) A review on studies of mercury contamination in the coastal lagoon . La Houille Blanche . 4, 35-39. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/lhb:2007075
  24. Ramalhosa E., Pato P., Monterroso P., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2006) Accumulation versus remobilization of mercury in sediments of a contaminated lagoon. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 52, 3, 353-356. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2005.12.011
  25. Válega M., Abreu S.N., Pato P., Rocha L., Gomes A.R., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C. (2006) Determination of organic mercury in biota, plants and contaminated sediments using a thermal atomic absorption spectrometry technique. Water, Air And Soil Pollution. 174, 223-234. (see details) ISI paper
  26. Monterroso P., Pato P., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2003) Distribution and accumulation of metals (Cu, Cd, Zn and Pb) in sediments of a lagoon on the northwestern coast of Portugal. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 46, 9, 1200-1205. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0025-326X(03)00243-1
  1. Pato P., Pinto C., Cunha A., Almeida A., Pereira M.E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2004) Tidal variability in the transport of particulate mercury. Rmz - Materials And Geoenvironment. 51, 1, 1300-1303. (see details)
  1. Pato P., Abreu S., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2002) Níveis de mercúrio no músculo, fígado e conteúdo estomacal de robalo numa zona contaminada da Ria de Aveiro. In: Estudos sobre Contaminação Ambiental na Península Ibérica. Lisboa. Editorial Piaget. 972-771-621-0. (see details)
  1. Pato P. (2007) Variability of mercury distribution and exchanges between the Ria de Aveiro and the Atlantic Ocean. PhD Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/3192
  1. Cachada A., Pato P., Duarte R. , Duarte A. C., Freire S. M. S. (2015) Residues of organochlorinated compounds in soils from Santiago Island, Cape Verde. (see details)
  2. Patinha C., Almeida B., Dias A., Cachada A., Reis A.P., Durães N., Pato P., Duarte A., Fonseca A., Barriga F., Janeiro I, Ferreira da Silva E. (2015) O solo e o cultivo da vinha na Região Demarcada do Douro – um caso de estudo. (see details)
  3. Grilo T.F., Cardoso P.G., Pato P., Baptista J., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2012) PCBs accumulation in sediments and bivalves from the Ria de Aveiro (Portugal) and implications for public health. (see details)
  4. Pato P., Cachada A., Pereira M.E., Pardal M.A., Duarte A.C. (2012) Distribution and risks of POPs in the sediments of two Atlantic coastal systems. (see details)
  5. Pato P., Cachada A., Dias A.C, Patinha C., Reis A.P., Ferreira da Silva E., Duarte A.C. (2012) Pesticides in Douro vineyards: impact to soil, sediment and water quality. (see details)
  6. Cachada A., Freire S.M.S, Pato P., Duarte R., Duarte A.C. (2012) Residues of chlorinated pesticides in soils from Cape Verde. (see details)
  7. Baptista J., Pato P., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2012) PCBs in the fish assemblage in a Southern European estuary. (see details)
  8. Patinha C., Reis A.P., Ferreira da Silva E., Cachada A., Sousa A.J., Terroso D., Rocha F., Vidinha J., Almeida M., Sequeira C., Pato P., Fonseca R. (2011) DVINE – The Douro vineyards, World Heritage Patrimony: Assessing the impact of an ancient activity in the quality of sediment and water in the Douro. (see details)
  9. Lillebø A.I, Coelho J.P., Pato P., Válega M., Margalho R., Reis M., Raposo J., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Pardal M.A. (2009) Assessment of environmental quality status of a southern European estuary through measurement of mercury in water, sediments and biota. (see details)
  10. Pato P, Cachada A, Pereira ME, Pardal MA, Duarte AC (2009) Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Distribution and Sources in Two Atlantic Coastal Systems. (see details)
  11. Pereira E., Rodrigues S., Otero M., Válega M., Lopes C.B., Pato P., Coelho J.P., Lillebø A.I., Pardal M.A., Rocha R., Duarte A. (2008) Evaluation of a Proficiency Interlaboratory Exercise on the Analysis of Total Mercury in different Environmental Matrices. (see details)
  12. Pereira M.E., Abreu S., Coelho J.P., Pato P., Pardal M.A., Duarte A.C. (2007) Distribution of Lithogenic and Biogenic Fractions of Seston in Shallow Estuarine Systems: Influence of Resuspension and Implications for Sampling. (see details)
  13. Pato P., Válega M., Dias J.M., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2006) Transport dynamics of mercury between a tidal estuary and the sea. (see details)
  14. Pato P., Lopes C., Válega M., Lillebø A.I., Dias J.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2006) A Mass Balance Study of Mercury Fractions Exchanges between a Coastal Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. (see details)
  15. Pereira M.E., Pato P., Válega M., Coelho P., Lillebø A.I., Lopes C, Rodrigues S., Otero M., Pardal M.A., Duarte A. (2006) Mercury pollution in Ria de Aveiro: an overview of the current and future research. (see details)
  16. Pato P., Válega, M., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2006) Mercury partitioning in waters exchanging between a contaminated lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. (see details)
  17. Pereira E., Rodrigues S., Ramalhosa E., Pato P., Duarte A.C. (2006) Perspectives of Mercury Pollution in Ria de Aveiro. (see details)
  18. Pato P., Válega M., Dias J.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2005) Variability of Mercury Fluxes between a Tidal Estuary and the Sea. (see details)
  19. Pato P., Pinto C., Cunha A., Almeida A., Pereira M.E., Vale C., Duarte A.C . (2004) Tidal variability in the transport of particulate mercury. . (see details)
  20. Rocha L., Abreu S., Gomes A.R., Válega M., Pato P., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2004) A simple method development for the analysis of organic mercury in different environmental matrices. (see details)
  21. Pato P., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2003) Distribution and partitioning of mercury in Atlantic Ocean waters near a contaminated lagoon. (see details)
  22. Pato P., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2003) Tidal Variation of Total Mercury in Seston at the Outlet Channel of a Contaminated Estuary (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). (see details)
  23. Monterroso P., Pato P., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2002) Historical evolution of metal contamination in sediments form Ria de Aveiro, Portugal. (see details)
  24. Pato P., Abreu S., Pereira E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2001) Mercúrio em músculo, fígado e conteúdo estomacal de Dicentrarchus labrax numa zona contaminada (Ria de Aveiro). (see details)
  1. Pereira E. , Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F., Rodrigues S. , Lopes C.B. , Henriques B. , Reis A.T. , Pato P. , Coelho P. , Carvalho L. , Monteiro C. (2010) Relatório de monitorização da qualidade da água no meio receptor: 2010. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatórios Nº20 a Nº23, Janeiro a Dezembro de 2010. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro.. (see details)
  2. Pereira E. , Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F. , Rodrigues S. , Lopes C.B. , Henriques B. , Reis A.T. , Pato P. , Coelho P. , Carvalho L. , Monteiro C. (2010) Relatório de Monitorização das Águas do Efluente: 2010. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatórios Nº16 a Nº19, Janeiro a Dezembro de 2010. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. (see details)
  3. Pereira E. , Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F. , Rodrigues S. , Lopes C.B., Henriques B. , Reis A.T. , Pato P. , Coelho P. (2009) Relatório de monitorização da qualidade da água no meio receptor: 2009. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatórios Nº9 a Nº19, Janeiro a Dezembro de 2009. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. . (see details)
  4. Pereira E., Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F. , Lillebø A.I. , Rodrigues S. , Lopes C.B. , Henriques B. , Reis A.T. , Pato P. , Coelho P. (2009) Relatório de Monitorização das Águas do Efluente: 2009. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatórios Nº4 a Nº15, Janeiro a Dezembro de 2009. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. . (see details)
  5. Pereira E. , Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F. , Rodrigues S., Lillebø A.I. , Pato P. , Coelho P. , Pardal M.A. , Rodrigues E. , Martinho F. , Crespo D. , Rito J. , Cotrim S. , Oliveira J.C. (2008) Relatório de monitorização da qualidade da água no meio receptor: caracterização da condição natural de referência - Inverno. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatório Nº1, Março de 2008. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. . (see details)
  6. Pereira E., Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F. , Rodrigues S. , Lillebø A.I. , Pato P. , Coelho P. , Pardal M.A. , Gonçalves A.M. , Crespo D. , Rodrigues E.T. , Martinho F. , Oliveira J.C. , Rito J. , Raposo J. , Dolbeth M.P. , Reis M. , Teixeira P. , Margalho R. , Cotrim S. , Verdelhos T. (2008) Relatório de monitorização da qualidade da água no meio receptor: caracterização da condição natural de referência – Primavera. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatório Nº2, Maio de 2008. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro.. (see details)
  7. Pereira E. , Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F. , Lillebø A.I. , Rodrigues S. , Lopes C. , Henriques B. , Araújo C. , Reis A.T. , Pato P. , Coelho P. (2008) Relatório de monitorização da qualidade da água no meio receptor: 2008. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatórios Nº1 a Nº8, Junho a Dezembro de 2008. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro.. (see details)
  8. Pereira E. , Duarte A. , Silva E.A.F. , Lillebø A.I. , Rodrigues S., Lopes C.B. , Henriques B. , Araújo C. , Reis A.T. , Pato P. , Coelho P. (2008) Relatório de Monitorização das Águas do Efluente: 2008. Projecto Aquícola de Engorda de Pregado em Mira. Relatórios Nº1 a Nº3, Outubro a Dezembro de 2008. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. . (see details)
  9. Duarte A.C., Pereira M.E., Rodrigues S., Pato P., Válega M., Coelho J.P., Cachada A., Lopes C.B., Lillebø A.I., Otero M., Coimbra J., Carvalho L., Soares E. (2007) Caracterização dos sedimentos a dragar no canal principal de navegação e da bacia de manobras do Terminal Sul do Porto de Aveiro. Departamento de Química da Universidade de Aveiro . (see details)
  10. Rodrigues S., Pereira M.E., Válega M., Lopes C.B., Pato P., Coelho J.P., Otero M., Lillebø A.I., Pardal M.A., Rocha R., Duarte A.C. (2007) Inter-Laboratory Analytical Exercise - ILAE-Hg-01 Total Mercury in Soil, Sediments and Fish. CESAM & Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro. 01, (see details)
  1. Rocha L., Abreu S, Gomes A.R., Válega M., Pato P., Pereira E., Duarte A. (2004) A simple method development for the analysis of organic mercury in different environmental matrices. In: Horvat, M., Ogrinc, N., Faganeli, J. and Kotnik, J. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, RMZ – Materials and Geoenvironment, 51, 1, 2011-2014. (see details)
  2. Pato P., Pinto C., Cunha A., Almeida M.A., Pereira M.E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2004) Tidal variability in the transport of particulate mercury. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. Horvat M, Ogrinc N, Faganeli J, Kotnik J (Eds.), RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment 51(2), pp. 1300-1303. (see details)
    Link: http://www.rmz-mg.com/letniki/rmz51/rmz51_1095-1466.pdf
  3. Pato P., Pinto C., Cunha A., Almeida M.A., Pereira M.E., Vale C., Duarte A.C. (2004) Tidal variability in the transport of particulate mercury. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. Horvat M, Ogrinc N, Faganeli J, Kotnik J (Eds.), RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment 51(2), pp. 1300-1303. (see details)
    Link: http://www.rmz-mg.com/letniki/rmz51/rmz51_1095-1466.pdf