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  Sónia Morais Rodrigues  
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  e-mail: smorais@ua.pt  
  Category: Assistant Researcher  
  Department: Department of Chemistry  
  Research group: Environ. Processes and Pollutants
 
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Previous positions:

2011-2013: CESAM Post-Doctoral fellow (FCT Grant: SFRH/BPD/71072/2010)

Academic Degrees

2010 - PhD in Environmental Applied Sciences - Universidade de Aveiro; 2005 - "Mestrado" Environmental Management and Policy - Universidade de Aveiro; 2001 - "Licenciatura" Environmental Engineering (15 valores) - Universidade de Aveiro

Training

Partipant in the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Uncertainties in Environmental Modelling and Consequences for Policy Making. Vrsar, Croatia, 30 September - 11 October 2007


Training Course on Analytical Quality Control and method validation in support of the Water Framework Directive-TAQC-WFD (supported by the TAQC-WFD Project MSCF-CT-2005-029922), Malta, September 2006

Research interests

Main research area: Soil Chemistry


The two areas of scientific activity are:

1)Environmental and Analytical Chemistry:
- Testing and validation of analytical procedures for soil and pore water analysis;
- Development of fundamental knowledge on soil chemical processes;
- Development and validation of methodologies for assessment of reactivity and availability of metals and metalllic nanoparticles in soils;
- Speciation of metals in soils and pore water;
- Geochemical characterization of polluted urban soils;
- Soil extraction and analyses of metals and metallic nanoparticles in soil, sediments, water and plants;
- Soil-to-plant transfer of metals and metallic nanoparticles;
- Fate and effects of agriculturally relevant materials.

2)Environmental engineering and environmental policies:
- Nano-enabled fertilizers/ pesticides and controlled release of nutrients in soils;
- Development of models for assessment of reactivity, availability and soil-to-plant transfer of metals and metallic nanoparticles;
- Development of methodologies for the development of soil quality criteria towards plant quality, feed and food safety, animal and human health protection;
- Sustainable management of urban and agricultural soils;
- Development of a contaminated land management and human exposure assessment strategies for Portugal;
- Perspectives for harmonization of soil protection policies in the European Union;
- Recovery of degraded soils;
- Recycling of biomass ash materials to soil;
- Co-valorization of biomass ash and biological sludge.

Prizes

2011:


AWARD FOR BEST CONTRIBUTION (ORAL COMMUNICATION - Presenter)


At conference "Protection of agricultural soils against joint stress of natural and anthropogenic factors". 13th - 16th June 2011, Puławy, Poland, with the following communication: Impact of soil contamination on feed and food supply chains: field data and model application


AWARD FOR BEST CONTRIBUTION (POSTER - Co-author)


At conference "Protection of agricultural soils against joint stress of natural and anthropogenic factors". 13th - 16th June 2011, Puławy, Poland, with the following Poster: Agricultural practices within urban and industrial settings in portugal: levels of Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn in soils and crops


2009:


THE BEST STUDENT POSTER (Presenter)


At Conference GoldschmidtTM2009 - "Challenges to Our Volatile Planet", June 21 - 26 in Davos, Switzerland. The Applied Mineralogy Group of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland has awarded a prize for the best student presentations in session 15i Geogenic Chemicals in Groundwaters and Soils: Biogeochemistry, Hazard Mapping/risk Assessment, Remediation Technologies.

Past Experience as Scientific Advisor

Past Supervision of MSc Students:

2012- 2013: Tiago José Tavares Teixeira. “Comportamento de nanopartículas de ouro coloidais dispersas em solos.” Mestrado em Química Analítica e Controlo de Qualidade. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. Tese em curso. Supervisor: Sónia Alexandra Morais Rodrigues, Co-Supervisor: Eduarda Pereira, Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro.

2012- 2013: Cindy Novo de Carvalho. “Comportamento de nanopartículas de prata coloidais dispersas em solos.” Mestrado em Engenharia Química. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. Tese em curso. Supervisor: Sónia Alexandra Morais Rodrigues, Co-Supervisor: Eduarda Pereira, Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro

2010-2011: Nuno Miguel Cerqueira Cruz. Thesis: “Avaliação do impacto da contaminação do solo na qualidade de vegetais e produtos animais em Portugal”. Mestrado em Química Analítica e Controlo de Qualidade. Supervisor: Sónia M. Rodrigues; Co-Supervisor: Eduarda Pereira, Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro

Past Supervision of Undergraduate Students:
2013. Cátia Sofia Domingues Oliveira. “Transporte de nanopartículas de ouro coloidais dispersas em solos.” Licenciatura em Bioquímica. Departamento de Química. Universidade de Aveiro. Portugal. Supervisor: Sónia M. Rodrigues; Co-Supervisor: Eduarda Pereira

2013. Alexys Georgia Boim. “Função de pedotransferência na avaliação de teores de elementos potencialmente tóxicos em solos Paulistas.” Licenciatura em Química. Departamento de Química. Universidade de Aveiro. Portugal. Supervisor: Sónia M. Rodrigues; Co-Supervisors: Eduarda Pereira e Luís Reynaldo Ferracciú Alleoni (USP). In the scope of a collaboration between Universidade de Aveiro and Universidade de São Paulo, funded by Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo – FAPESP.

2012: Fabiana Teixeira. “Utilização de “raízes artificiais” para recolha de solução do solo e avaliação da transferência de contaminantes do solo para a cadeia alimentar terrestre.” Licenciatura em Bioquímica. Departamento de Química. Universidade de Aveiro. Portugal. Supervisor: Sónia M. Rodrigues; Co-Supervisor: Eduarda Pereira

2011: Marta Raquel da Costa Dias. “Reactivity and Availability of Potentially Toxic Elements in Urban soils: comparison with an industrial area.” Licenciatura em Bioquímica. Departamento de Química. Universidade de Aveiro. Portugal. Supervisor: Sónia M. Rodrigues; Co-Supervisor: Eduarda Pereira

2011: Tiago José Tavares Teixeira. “Reactivity and Availability of Potentially Toxic Elements in Urban soils: comparison with mining areas.” Licenciatura em Química. Departamento de Química. Universidade de Aveiro. Portugal. Supervisor: Sónia M. Rodrigues; Co-Supervisor: Eduarda Pereira

Projects

Coordination of Projects:

2016-2019: LIFE14 ENV/PT/000369: NoWaste - Management Of Biomass Ash And Organic Waste In The Recovery Of Degraded Soils: A Pilot Project Set In Portugal. Coordinator: Sónia M. Rodrigues. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. Partners: the Navigator Company; RAIZ; BLC3; EDM, IPBeja.

2016-2019: PTDC/AGR-PRO/6262/2014: NanoFertil - Effect of soil (in)organic constituents on the efficacy, fate and phytoavailability of fertilizer and plant protection manufactured nano materials. Coordinator: Sónia M. Rodrigues. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Principal Investigator)

2014-2018: Pathways, transformations and availability of engineered nanoparticles in terrestrial feed and food chains. FCT Project IF/01637/2013 CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Principal Investigator)

Participation as Member of the Team:

2016-2018: NanoFarm - Fate and Effects of Agriculturally Relevant Materials (id:31) - ERA-NET SIINN JTC 2014; Coordinator: Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Partners: University of Kentucky, USA; University of Vienna, Austria; Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal. (Member of the Research Team)

2013-2015: TROPHIC_ENPs - Bioavailability and trophic transfer of metal-based engineered nanoparticles in terrestrial foodchains. Portuguese Project FCT PTDC/AGR-PRO/4091/2012. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2012-2013: “Avaliação do Impacte Ambiental das lixiviações originadas pelos incêndios florestais” in the scope of project BioREFINA-Ter, contracted by Associação BLC3 – Plataforma para o Desenvolvimento da Região Interior Centro. Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2011-2013: FOODCHAIN- Improvement of soil-crop models of PTEs to assess impacts of soil contamination in agricultural areas and food chain risks to human and animal health in Portugal.Portuguese Project FCT PTDC/AGR-PRO/114956/2009. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2010-2013: SEPMERCURY-Sequential extraction methods for assessing the origin, mobility and toxicity of mercury from contaminated solid matrices and preparation of new sediment and soil reference materials. Portuguese Project FCT PTDC/AAC-AMB/105157/2008. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2008-2012: Monitorização Ambiental Do Projecto Aquícola De Engorda De Pregado Em Mira - Plano De Monitorização Da Qualidade Da Água Do Meio Receptor. Contracted by ACUINOVA – Actividades Piscícolas, SA. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2008-2011: URBSOIL-LISBON_Geochemical survey of Lisbon urban soils: a baseline for future human health studies. Portuguese Project FCT PTDC/CTE-GEX/68523/2006. CESAM/ Dept. of Geosciences, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2007-2008: WATERQUAL-Development and validation of analytical advanced methods for water quality assessment: support for the implementation of the WFD in Portugal". Portuguese Project: FCT, POCI/V.5/A0066/2005. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2005-2006: SOLURB - Towards a methodology for the assessment of environmental quality in urban soils. Portuguese Project: FCT POCTI/CTA/44851/2002. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2005: Sustainable management of urban ecosystems - integration of environmental quality assessment techniques. CRUP/ British Council Integrated Action. Acção Integrada Luso-Britânica nº B-44/05. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2004-2006: SWIFT-WFD - Screening methods for water data Information in support of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive. FP6 EU Project: SSPI-CT-2003-502492. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2004-2006: ELME - European Lifestyles and Marine Ecosystems, FP6 EU Project: GOCE-CT-2003-505576.CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

2003-2004: INSAAR - National Inventory of Water and Wastewater systems for Portugal.CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Project Coordination Team)

2002-2004: URBSOIL - Urban Soils as Source and Sink for Pollution, FP5 EU research project: EVK4-CT-2001-00053. CESAM/ Dept. of Chemistry, Universidade de Aveiro. (Member of the Research Team)

Scientific Supervision
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Natércia da Conceição Tomé Martins
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Flávio Castro Silva

PhD (Main Supervisor): Nuno Miguel Cerqueira Cruz

Project Grant (Main Supervisor): Sónia Pereira Lopes

Master (Main Supervisor): Tiago José Tavares Teixeira
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Cindy Carvalho
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Nuno Miguel Cerqueira Cruz
(not a CESAM member)

3rd-year Project (Main Supervisor): João Vidal
(not a CESAM member)
1st cycle Project (Main Supervisor): Marta Raquel da Costa Dias
(not a CESAM member)
1st cycle Project (Main Supervisor): Tiago José Tavares Teixeira
(not a CESAM member)
1st cycle Project (Main Supervisor): Fabiana Andreia Pereira Teixeira
(not a CESAM member)



Projects
NanoFertil - Effect of soil (in)organic constituents on the efficacy, fate and phytoavailability of fertilizer and plant protection manufactured nanomaterials [see details]

NanoFARM- Fate and Effects of Agriculturally Relevant Materials [see details]

NoWaste - Management Of Biomass Ash And Organic Waste In The Recovery Of Degraded Soils: A Pilot Project Set In Portugal [see details]

TrophicENPs - Bioavailability and trophic transfer of metal-based engineered nanoparticles in terrestrial foodchains [see details]

Avaliação do Impacte Ambiental das lixiviações originadas pelos incêndios florestais [see details]

Food Chain - Improvement of soil-crop models of PTEs to assess impacts of soil contamination in agricultural areas and food chain risks to human [see details]

SEPMERCURY - Sequential extraction methods for assessing the origin, mobility and toxicity of mercury from contaminated solid [see details]

Publications
  1. Groenenberg J.E., Romkens P.F.A.M., Van Zomeren A., Rodrigues S.M., Comans R.N.J. (2017) Evaluation of the Single Dilute (0.43 M) Nitric Acid Extraction to Determine Geochemically Reactive Elements in Soil. Environmental Science & Technology. 51, 4, 2246-2253. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b05151
  2. Gao X.Y., Spielman-Sun E., Rodrigues S.M., Casman E.A., Lowry G.V. (2017) Time and Nanoparticle Concentration Affect the Extractability of Cu from CuO NP-Amended Soil. Environmental Science & Technology. 51, 4, 2226-2234. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b04705
  3. Rodrigues S.M., Demokritou P., Dokoozlian N., Hendren C.O., Karn B., Mauter M.S., Sadik O.A., Safarpour M., Unrine J.M., Viers J., Welle P., White J.C., Wiesner M.R., Lowry G.V. (2017) Nanotechnology for sustainable food production: promising opportunities and scientific challenges. Environmental Science-nano. 4, 4, 767-781. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6EN00573J
  4. Cruz N.C., Rodrigues S.M., Carvalho L., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Romkens P.F.A.M., Tarelho L.A.C. (2017) Ashes from fluidized bed combustion of residual forest biomass: recycling to soil as a viable management option. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 24, 17, 14770-14781. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-9013-6
  5. Rodrigues S.M., Trindade T., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Koopmans G.F., Romkens P.F.A.M. (2016) A framework to measure the availability of engineered nanoparticles in soils: Trends in soil tests and analytical tools. Trac-trends In Analytical Chemistry. 75, 129-140. (see details) ISI paper
  6. Monteiro R.J.R., Rodrigues S.M., Cruz N., Henriques B., Duarte A.C., Romkens P.F.A.M., Pereira E. (2016) Advantages and limitations of chemical extraction tests to predict mercury soil-plant transfer in soil risk evaluations. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 23, 14, 14327-14337. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-016-6564-x
  7. Vencalek B.E., Laughton S.N., Spielman-Sun E., Rodrigues S.M., Unrine J.M., Lowry G.V., Gregory K.B. (2016) In Situ Measurement of CuO and Cu(OH)(2) Nanoparticle Dissolution Rates in Quiescent Freshwater Mesocosms. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 3, 10, 375-380. (see details) ISI paper
  8. Reis A.T., Duarte A.C., Henriques B., Coelho C., Lopes C.B., Mieiro C.L., Tavares D.S., Ahmad L., Coelho J.P., Rocha L.S., Cruz N., Monteiro R.J.R., Rocha R., Rodrigues S., Pereira E. (2015) An international proficiency test as a tool to evaluate mercury determination in environmental matrices. Trac-trends In Analytical Chemistry. 64, 137-149. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165993614002325#
  9. Cruz N., Rodrigues S.M., Tavares D., Monteiro R.J.R., Carvalho L., Trindade T., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Romkens P.F.A.M. (2015) Testing single extraction methods and in vitro tests to assess the geochemical reactivity and human bioaccessibility of silver in urban soils amended with silver nanoparticles. Chemosphere. 135, 304-311. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.04.071
  10. Tavares D.S., Rodrigues S.M., Cruz N., Carvalho C., Teixeira T., Carvalho L., Duarte A.C., Trindade T., Pereira E., Romkens P.F.A.M. (2015) Soil-pore water distribution of silver and gold engineered nanoparticles in undisturbed soils under unsaturated conditions. Chemosphere. 136, 86-94. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.04.054
  11. Cruz N., Rodrigues S.M., Coelho C., Carvalho L., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Romkens P.F.A.M. (2014) Urban agriculture in Portugal: Availability of potentially toxic elements for plant uptake. Applied Geochemistry. 44, 27-37. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2013.07.003
  12. Rodrigues S.M., Coelho C., Cruz N., Monteiro R.J.R., Henriques B., Duarte A.C., Romkens P.F.A.M., Pereira E. (2014) Oral bioaccessibility and human exposure to anthropogenic and geogenic mercury in urban, industrial and mining areas. Science Of The Total Environment. 496, 649-661. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.115
  13. Anjum N.A., Ahamd I., Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Cruz N., Coelho C., Pacheco M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2013) Eriophorum angustifolium and Lolium perenne metabolic adaptations to metals- and metalloids-induced anomalies in the vicinity of a chemical industrial complex. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 20, 1, 568–581 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/20kp171702204149/fulltext.pdf
  14. Rodrigues S.M., Cruz N., Coelho C., Henriques B., Carvalho L., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2013) Risk assessment for Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn in urban soils: Chemical availability as the central concept. Environmental Pollution. 183, 234-242. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2012.10.006
  15. Henriques B., Rodrigues S.M., Coelho C., Cruz N., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M., Pereira E. (2013) Risks associated with the transfer of toxic organo-metallic mercury from soils into the terrestrial feed chain. Environment International. 59, 0, 408-417. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2013.07.006
  16. Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Reis A.T., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Hg transfer from contaminated soils to plants and animals. Environmental Chemistry Letters . 10, 61-67. (see details) ISI paper
  17. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Soil–plant–animal transfer models to improve soil protection guidelines: A case study from Portugal. Environment International. 39, 27-37. (see details) ISI paper
  18. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Derivation of soil to plant transfer functions for metals and metalloids: impact of contaminants availability. Plant And Soil. 361, 329-341. (see details) ISI paper
  19. Reis A.T., Coelho J.P., Rodrigues S.M., Rocha R., Davidson C.M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2012) Development and validation of a simple thermo-desorption technique for mercury speciation in soils and sediments. Talanta. 99, 363-368. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2012.05.065
  20. Rodrigues S.M., Otero M., Alves A.A., Coimbra J., Coimbra M.A., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2011) Elemental Analysis for Categorization of Wines and Authentication of their Certified Brand of Origin. Journal Of Food Composition And Analysis . 24, 548-562. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2010.12.003
  21. Rocha L., Rodrigues S.M., Lopes I., Soares A.M.V.M. , Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2011) The water-soluble fraction of potentially toxic elements in contaminated soils: Relationships between ecotoxicity, solubility and geochemical reactivity. Chemosphere. 84, 1495-1505. (see details) ISI paper
  22. Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Coimbra J., Ferreira da Silva E., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2010) Water-soluble fraction of mercury, arsenic and other potentially toxic elements in highly contaminated sediments and soils. Chemosphere. 78, 1301-1312. (see details) ISI paper
  23. Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Ferreira da Silva E., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2010) Evaluation of an approach for the characterization of reactive and available pools of twenty potentially toxic elements in soils: Part I - The role of key soil properties in the variation of contaminants reactivity. Chemosphere. 81, 1549-1559. (see details) ISI paper
  24. Reis A.T., Rodrigues S.M., Davidson C.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2010) Extractability and mobility of mercury from agricultural soils surrounding industrial and mining contaminated areas. Chemosphere. 81, 11, 1369-1377. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.09.030
  25. Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Ferreira da Silva E., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Groenenberg J.E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2010) Evaluation of an approach for the characterization of reactive and available pools of twenty potentially toxic elements in soils: Part II - solid-solution partition relationships and ion activity in soil solutions. Chemosphere. 81, 1560-1570. (see details) ISI paper
  26. Rodrigues, S.M., Glegg, G.A., Pereira, M.E., Duarte, A.C. (2009) Pollution Problems in the NE Atlantic: Lessons Learned for Emerging Pollutants such as the Platinum Group Elements. Ambio. 38, 1, 17-23. (see details) ISI paper
  27. Cachada A., Rodrigues S. M. , Mieiro C., Ferreira da Silva E., Pereira E., Duarte A. C. (2009) Controlling factors and environmental implications of mercury contamination in urban and agricultural soils under a long term influence of a chlor-alkali plant in North-West Portugal. Environmental Geology. 57, 1, 91-98. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00254-008-1284-2
  28. Rodrigues S., Urquhart G., Hossack I., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Davidson C., Hursthouse A., Tucker P., Robertson D. (2009) The Influence of Anthropogenic and Natural Geochemical Factors on Urban Soil Quality Variability: A Comparison Between Glasgow, UK And Aveiro, Portugal. Environmental Chemistry Letters. 7, 141-148. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10311-008-0149-y
  29. 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
  30. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira M.E., Ferreira da Silva E., Hursthouse A.S., Duarte A.C. (2009) A review of regulatory decisions for environmental protection: Part I— Challenges in the implementation of National soil policies. Environment International. 35, 202-213. (see details) ISI paper
  31. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira M.E., Ferreira da Silva E., Hursthouse A.S., Duarte A.C. (2009) A review of regulatory decisions for environmental protection: Part II—The case-study of contaminated land management in Portugal. Environment International. 35, 214-225. (see details) ISI paper
  32. Reis A.T., Araújo C., Rodrigues S., Coelho J.P., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2009) Mercury contamination in the vicinity of a chlor-alkali plant and potential impacts on local population. Science Of The Total Environment. 407, 8, 2689-2700. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.10.065
  33. Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Araújo C., Ferreira da Silva E., Römkens P.F.A.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2009) Bioavailability and potential human health impacts of Hg, As and other potentially toxic elements soil contamination near mining sites: Current knowledge and future priorities. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 73, 13 (Supplement 1), 1110 (see details) ISI paper
  34. Ajmone-Marsan F., Biasioli M., Kralj T., Grcman H., Davidson C.M., Hursthouse A.S., Madrid L., Rodrigues S. (2008) Metals in particle-size fractions of the soils of five European cities. Environmental Pollution. 152, 73-81. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2007.05.020
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. Davidson C.M., Nordon A. , Urquhart G.J. , Ajmone-Marsan F. , Biasioli M. , Duarte A.C. , Diaz-Barrientos E. , Grcman H., Hodnik A. , Hossack I. , Hursthouse A.S. , Ljung K. , Madrid L. , Otabbong E. , Rodrigues S. (2007) Quality and comparability of measurement of potentially toxic elements in urban soils by a small group of European laboratories. Int J Environ An Ch. 87, 8, 589-601. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03067310701297860
  38. 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
  39. Rodrigues S., Pereira M.E., Sarabando L., Lopes L., Cachada A., Duarte A. (2006) Spatial Distribution of Total Hg in Urban Soils from an Atlantic Coastal City (Aveiro, Portugal). Science Of The Total Environment. 368, 40-46. (see details) ISI paper
  40. Rodrigues S., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Ajmone-Marsan F., Davidson C.M., Grcman H., Hossack I., Hursthouse A., Ljung K., Martini C., Otabbong E., Reinoso R., Ruiz-Cortés E., Urquhart G.J., Vrscaj B. (2006) Mercury in Urban Soils: A Comparison of Local Spatial Variability In Six European Cities. Science Of The Total Environment. 926, 368, 936 (see details) ISI paper
  41. Davidson C., Urquhart G., Ajmone-Marsan F., Biasioli M., Duarte A.C., Diaz-Barrientos E., Grcman H., Hossack I., Hursthouse A., Madrid L., Rodrigues S., Zupan M. (2006) Fractionation of potentially toxic elements in urban soils from five European cities by means of a harmonised sequential extraction procedure. Analytica Chimica Acta. 1, 565, 63-72. (see details) ISI paper
  42. Madrid L., Diaz-Barrientos E., Ruiz-Cortes E., Reinoso R., Biasioli M., Davidson C.M., Duarte A.C., Grcman H., Hossack I., Hursthouse A.S., Kralj T., Ljung K., Otabbong E., Rodrigues S., Urquhart G.J., Ajmone-Marsan F. (2006) Variability in concentrations of potentially toxic elements in urban parks from six European cities. Journal Of Environmental Monitoring. 8, 1158-1165. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Carvalho C.N. (2013) Caraterização de Nanopartículas de Prata Coloidais Dispersas em Solos. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  2. Teixeira T.J.T. (2013) Caraterização de Nanopartículas de Ouro em Solos. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  3. Cruz N. (2011) Contamination of agricultural soils from an urban area in Portugal. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  4. Rodrigues S.M. (2010) Contaminated Soil Exposure Assessment in Portugal and in the EU. PhD Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/3944
  5. Rodrigues S. (2005) Urban Soil Quality Assessment using a GIS-based Approach. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/537
  1. Rodrigues S.M., Tavares, D., Cruz N., Carvalho L., Trindade T., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Römkens PFAM (2014) Risks of human exposure to silver engineered nanoparticles in urban soils: testing in-vitro bioaccessibility tests and single extraction methods. (see details)
  2. Cruz N., Tarelho L., Santos I., Monteiro R., Carvalho L., Duarte A., Pereira E., Rodrigues S. (2014) Addition of biomass ash to mining soils: effect on soil properties and on soil-solution partitioning of nutrients. (see details)
  3. Tavares D.S., Cruz N., Monteiro R., Duarte A.C., Trindade T., Pereira E., Rodrigues S.M. (2014) Bioaccessibility of silver in urban soils amended with silver nanoparticles. (see details)
  4. Rodrigues S.M., Coelho C., Cruz N., Henriques B., Reis A.T., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M., Pereira., E. (2013) Leaching and human bioaccessibility of geogenic and anthropogenic mercury in urban, industrial and mining areas. (see details)
  5. Rodrigues S.M., Tavares D., Teixeira T., Carvalho C., Araújo C., Duarte A., Trindade T., Pereira E. (2013) Bioavailability of metal-based engineered nanoparticles in terrestrial foodchains. (see details)
  6. Carvalho C., Rodrigues S.M. , Tavares D.S. , Duarte A., Trindade T., Pereira E. (2013) Leaching of silver nanoparticles from soils. (see details)
  7. Teixeira T., Rodrigues S., Tavares D.S. , Duarte A., Trindade T., Pereira E. (2013) Caracterização de nanopartículas de ouro (AuNPs) em solos. (see details)
  8. Rodrigues S.M., Tavares D.S., Teixeira T., Carvalho C., Araújo C., Duarte A., Trindade T., Pereira E. (2013) Bioavailability of metal-based engineered nanoparticles in terrestrial foodchains. (see details)
  9. Rodrigues S.M., Cruz N., Coelho C., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Towards the inclusion of availability measurements in soil risk evaluations in Portugal. (see details)
  10. Rodrigues S.M., Cruz N., Coelho C., Henriques B., Carvalho L., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Risk assessment for potentially toxic elements in urban settings: chemical reactivity as the central concept. (see details)
  11. Rodrigues S.M., Coelho C., Cruz N., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) The (missing) link between the contaminated soil management strategy and food safety in Portugal. (see details)
  12. Cruz N., Rodrigues S.M., Coelho C., Carvalho L., Duarte A. C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Urban Agriculture in Portugal: Reactivity of potentially toxic elements. (see details)
  13. Coelho C., Rodrigues S.M., Cruz N., Carvalho L., Duarte A. C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Can the reactive pool of potentially toxic elements in urban soils give an indication of human exposure?. (see details)
  14. Rodrigues S.M., Coelho C., Cruz N., Carvalho L., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2012) Cutting-edge research on the assessment of risks posed by soil contamination to human health. (see details)
  15. Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2011) IMPACT OF SOIL CONTAMINATION ON FEED AND FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS: FIELD DATA AND MODEL APPLICATION. (see details)
  16. Coelho C., Cruz N., Teixeira T., Dias M., Henriques B., Duarte A.C., Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2011) REACTIVITY OF POTENTIALLY TOXIC ELEMENTS IN URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL SOILS: A COMPARISON STUDY. (see details)
  17. Cruz N., Coelho C., Teixeira T., Dias M., Henriques B., Duarte A.C., Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2011) AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES WITHIN URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL SETTINGS IN PORTUGAL: LEVELS OF Cd, Cu, Pb AND Zn IN SOILS AND CROPS. (see details)
  18. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2011) The use of empirical partition functions in the assessment and management of risks at polluted sites. (see details)
  19. Rodrigues S.M., Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Henriques B., Reis A.T., Reis A.T., Duarte A.C., Duarte A.C., Pereira E., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2011) At What Soil Total Mercury Levels is it Safe to Grow Feed and Food Crops?. (see details)
  20. Henriques B., Rodrigues S. , Coelho C., Cruz N. , Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2011) MERCURY ACCUMULATION AND TRANSFER IN SOIL-PLANT SYSTEM: ORGANIC VS INORGANIC. (see details)
  21. Reis A.T., Coelho J.P., Rodrigues S.M., Davidson C.M., Duarte A.C., Pereira E. (2011) Development and validation of a thermo-desorption technique for mercury speciation in soils and sediments. (see details)
  22. Reis A.T., Lopes I., Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Soares A.M.V.M., Duarte A.C. (2010) Ecotoxicity of soil water-soluble mercury fraction. (see details)
  23. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2010) Improvement of Soil-Soil Solution-Crop Models of PTEs to Assess Food Chain Risks to Human and Animal Health. (see details)
  24. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2010) The Use of Soil-Plant Relationships as a Tool to Improve Soil Quality Criteria for PTEs: The Case-Study of Portugal. (see details)
  25. Rodrigues S.M., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C., Römkens P.F.A.M. (2010) Soil Chemistry: tools to provide an understanding of soil characteristics that affect the mobility and fate of contaminants. (see details)
  26. Pereira M.E., Rodrigues S.M. (2010) Chemical Forms and Transport of Mercury in Land-Atmosphere Systems. (see details)
  27. Rodrigues S.M., Henriques B., Araújo C., Ferreira da Silva E., Römkens P.F.A.M., Pereira E., Duarte A.C. (2009) Bioavailability and potential human health impacts of Hg, As and other potentially toxic elements soil contamination near mining sites: Current knowledge and future priorities. (see details)
  28. Rodrigues S.M., Ferreira da Silva E., Pereira E., Römkens P.F.A.M, Duarte A.C. (2009) Soil quality criteria for potentially toxic elements in Portuguese soils in relation to impacts on crops quality and human health effects. (see details)
  29. 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)
  30. Reis A.T., Araújo C., Coelho J.P., Rodrigues S., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C. (2008) Mercury contamination in the vicinity of a chlor-alkali plant and potential impacts on local population. (see details)
  31. Rodrigues S. M., Rodrigues S, Pereira E., Pereira E, Hursthouse A., Hursthouse A, Duarte A., Duarte A (2008) An information framework for supporting the implementation of the EU Thematic Strategy on Soil Protection in Portugal. (see details)
  32. Cachada A., Rodrigues S. M. , Pereira E., Ferreira da Silva E., Duarte A. C. (2007) A origem e distribuição de metais potencialmente tóxicos nos solos da cidade de Estarreja, Portugal. (see details)
  33. Rodrigues S., Pereira M.E., Duarte A.C. (2007) Assessment of metal contamination in soils: Portuguese vs. EU policy and practices. (see details)
  34. Rodrigues S., Pereira M.E., Cunha A., Almeida A., Duarte A.C. (2006) Recommendations from environmental monitoring in “Ria de Aveiro”: organic and inorganic loads, microorganisms and industrial discharges. (see details)
  35. 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)
  36. Rodrigues S., Cachada A., Pereira M.E., Duarte A. (2006) Soil environmental risk assessment in urban areas. (see details)
  37. Cachada A., Rodrigues S. M., Mieiro C., Ferreira da Silva E., Pereira E., Duarte A. C. (2006) The Distribution of Mercury in Urban Soils under Influence of a Chemical Complex. (see details)
  38. Cachada A., Rodrigues S. M., Duarte A. C. (2006) Environmental assessment of urban soils quality. (see details)
  39. Cachada A., Rodrigues S. M., Duarte A. (2005) Development of a methodology to evaluate soil quality – a tool for urban resource management. (see details)
  40. Cachada A., Rodrigues S. M., Ferreira da Silva E., Duarte A. C. (2005) The influence of a chemical complex in potential toxic metal distribution of nearby urban soils. (see details)
  41. Cachada A., Lopes L., Rodrigues S. M., Duarte A. C. (2005) Distribution and spatial trends of PCBs in urban soils from six European cities. (see details)
  42. Cachada A., Lopes L., Rodrigues S. M., Santos T., Duarte A. C. (2005) Determination of organic pollutants in Aveiro urban soils. (see details)
  43. Rodrigues S.M., Duarte A.C. (2005) , Concentrations and Spatial Distribution of Total Hg and Other Metals In Soils from Aveiro (Portugal). (see details)
  44. Rodrigues S.M., Duarte A.C. (2005) Concentrations And Spatial Distribution of Metals in Roadside Soils from Aveiro (Portugal). (see details)
  45. Rodrigues S., Pereira E., Sarabando L., Lopes L., Cachada A., Duarte A. C. (2004) Spatial distribution of total Hg in urban soils from an Atlantic coastal city (Aveiro, Portugal). (see details)
  46. Rodrigues S.M., Duarte A.C. (2004) Gestão e Qualidade de Solos Urbanos. (see details)
  47. Rodrigues S.M., Lopes L., Duarte A.C. (2004) Utilização do Conceito “D-P-S-I-R” para Avaliação do Impacto dos Efluentes de Áreas Urbanas Costeiras. (see details)
  48. Rodrigues S., Lopes L., Cachada A. , Duarte A. C. (2003) Urban soil chemistry and GIS-based mapping techniques combined for environmental quality assessment in Aveiro, Portugal. (see details)
  49. Cachada A., Lopes L., Rodrigues S. M., Duarte A. C. (2003) Determination of organic pollutants in Aveiro urban soils. (see details)
  50. Rodrigues S., Lopes A., Lopes L., Cachada A., Duarte A. C. (2003) Use of GIS Tool to map and assess spatial variations of metal concentrations in urban soils. (see details)
  51. Rodrigues S., Cachada A., Duarte A. (2003) Specific sampling and sample handling procedures for analysis of semivolatile organic compounds in urban soils. (see details)
  52. Rodrigues S.M., Duarte A.C. (2003) Phytoremediation: A Comparison for Developed Vs. Developing Countries. (see details)
  53. Rodrigues S.M., Duarte A.C. (2002) Remediação de Solos e Águas Subterrâneas Contaminados: Caso dos Aterros Sanitários. (see details)
  1. Reis A.T., Duarte A.C., Henriques B., Coelho C., Lopes C.B., Mieiro C., Tavares D., Ahmad I., Coelho J.P., Rocha L., Cruz N., Rocha R., Rodrigues S., Pereira E. (2012) ILAE-Hg-02 Technical Report. CESAM and Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro. (see details)
    Link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sgo8ifdluiy247o/c8jyvd0CRL
  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 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. 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)
  12. Pereira M.E., Rodrigues S., Cachada A., Lopes L., Duarte A.C. (2004) Inventário Nacional de Sistemas de Abastecimento de Água e de Águas Residuais, Trabalho de inquérito da BD INSAAR, Relatório Final (Região Centro). Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro. (see details)