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Carla Gama

Carla Gama

Post-Doctoral fellow

  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Atmospheric Processes & Modelling
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : ResearcherID: C-7607-2015
  • Title: Avaliação do impacto das emissões marítimas na qualidade do ar em Portugal, em cenário futuro Supervisor: Alexandra Monteiro Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: BPD/AIRSHIP/2018 Start date: 2018-04-01 End date: 2019-05-31


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.

Academic degrees

2018: PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Thesis title: "Desert dust contribution to the atmospheric aerosol in Cape Verde and in Portugal".
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.

Research interests


  • Atmospheric pollution modelling

  • Long-range transport of desert dust

  • Photochemical pollution


Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
  • DOUROZONE – Risco de exposição ao ozono para a vinha Duriense em clima actual e futuro See more
  • AIRSHIP - Impact of maritime and port emissions in the air quality of Portugal: present and future scenarios. A regional and local scale approach See more
Concluded
  • MAPLIA - Moving from Air Pollution to Local Integrated Assessment See more
  • APPRAISAL— Air Pollution Policies foR Assessment of Integrated Strategies At regional and Local scales See more
  • CV-Dust - Atmospheric aerosol in Cape Verde region: seasonal evaluation of composition, sources and transport See more

Publications

WoS Papers (14)
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. In: Research interests. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 6, 1, 70-81.
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. In: Research interests. Tellus Series B-chemical And Physical Meteorology. 67,
Monteiro A., Ferreira J., Ribeiro I., Fernandes A.P., Martins H., Gama C., Miranda A.I. (2015) Air quality over Portugal in 2020. In: Research interests. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 6, 5, 788-796.
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. In: Research interests. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 7, 2, 339-347.
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. In: Research interests. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 9, 7, 775-783.
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. In: Research interests. International Journal Of Environment And Pollution. 57, 3-4, 215-226.
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. In: Research interests. Atmospheric Environment. 127, 196-204.
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. In: Research interests. Science Of The Total Environment. 569, 342-351.
Monteiro A., Vieira M., Gama C., Miranda A.I. (2017) Towards an improved air quality index. In: Research interests. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 10, 4, 447-455.
Monteiro A., Sa E., Fernandes A., Gama C., Sorte S., Borrego C., Lopes M., Russo M.A. (2018) How healthy will be the air quality in 2050?. In: Research interests. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 11, 3, 353-362.
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. In: Research interests. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 11, 1, 61-68.
Russo M.A., Leitao J., Gama C., Ferreira J., Monteiro A. (2018) Shipping emissions over Europe: A state-of-the-art and comparative analysis. In: Research interests. Atmospheric Environment. 177, 187-194.
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. In: Research interests. Air Quality Atmosphere And Health. 11, 4, 397-407.
Monteiro A., Russo M., Gama C., Lopes M., Borrego C. (2018) How economic crisis influence air quality over Portugal (Lisbon and Porto)?. In: Research interests. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 9, 3, 439-445.
Other Papers (0)
Books (0)
Book Chapter (2)
Monteiro A., Sá E., Fernandes A., Gama C., Sorte S., Borrego C.,Lopes M. (2017) WIT Transactions on Ecology and The Environment. In: Research interests. 210, 621-630.
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) Air Quality Integrated Assessment. In: G. Guariso, M. Volta. (EDS.), Research interests. Springer, Cham.
Thesis (2)
Silva Carla Gama (2008) Ozone in Nordeste Transmontano: local or reginal problem?. In: Research interests. MSc Thesis.
Carla Gama (2018) Desert dust contribution to the atmospheric aerosol in Cape Verde and in Portugal. In: Research interests. PhD Thesis.
Communications (18)
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
Tchepel O., Gama C., Ferreira J., Cardoso J., Basart S., Baldasano J.M., Borrego C., Pio C. (2013) Mineral dust modelling in Cape Verde. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
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. In: Research interests.
Ana Ascenso, Ana Isabel Miranda, Carla Gama, Alexandra Monteiro, Carlos Silveira (2017) Assessing Douro vineyards exposure to tropospheric ozone . In: Research interests.
Ana Ascenso, Ana Isabel Miranda, Carla Gama, Daniel Blanco-Ward, Carlos Silveira, Carolina Viceto, Alfredo Rocha, Alexandra Monteiro (2018) Avaliação da exposição da vinha duriense ao ozono troposférico. In: Research interests.
Miranda A. I., Ascenso A., Gama C., Blanco-Ward D., Monteiro A., Silveira C., Viceto C., Rocha A., Lopes M. and Borrego C. (2018) Ozone risk for Douro vineyards in present and future climates. In: Research interests.
Ribeiro, I., Gama, C., Friese, E., Alexa, A., Willmes, C., Lange, A.C., Vogel, A, Ascenso, A., Elbern, H., Borrego, C., Monteiro, A. (2017) Studying a dust episode over Portugal with two different models. In: Research interests.
Gama C., Monteiro A., Pio C., Borrego C., Baldasano J.M., Tchepel O. (2018) Assessing desert dust contribution to regional PM10 and PM2.5 levels: a one-year study over Portugal. In: Research interests.
Gama C., Monteiro A., Ascenso A., Tchepel O., Pio C., Borrego C. (2018) Episódios de poeiras do deserto e sua influência na qualidade do ar em Portugal. In: Research interests.
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CESAM - Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar - Universidade de Aveiro

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