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Fernando J. Mendes Gonçalves

Fernando J. Mendes Gonçalves

Associate Professor with Habilitation



Research interests

Ecology
Ecotoxicology

Academic degrees

PhD in Animal Ecology

Scientific activities

Associate Professor with Habilitation

Publications

Projects

WinTherface - Mass exchange driven by wind and temperature in lake-wetland interfaces See more

PLANTA II- Role of salt-marsh plants in the mercury cycle under climate change scenarios: tracking the fate in light of toxicokinetic-toxicodynamic data See more

REFINECYANO - Using biorefinery to value cyanobacteria pigments See more

FIREMIX - Modelling the toxic effects of fire-related complex contaminant mixtures on benthic aquatic species See more

AQUAFIRE - Integrated assessment of wildfires impacts to aquatic ecosystems and human health See more

ReACT - Risk assessment in Fildes Peninsula: improving knowledge towards environmental protection ACTions in the Antarctica See more

SHIFT - Can we SHIFT to cost-effective bioassays with periphyton to enforce the risk assessment of pollutants in lotic ecosystems? See more

Hg-PLANKTARCTIC - Unravelling interactions between phyto- and zooplankton and mercury cycling in Deception Island waters impacted by volcanic-mercury See more

ToxMix - Toxicity of mixtures of alternative solvents with industrial potential See more

KARSTRISK – Impacts of contamination on karstic groundwater ecosystems See more

VITAQUA: Climate change: an additional threat to aquatic systems under intensive pressure from agricultural diffuse pollution See more

CONTROLCLAM: Sustainable approaches for the CONTROL of the invasive Asian CLAM Corbicula fluminea within waterdependent plants See more

ENGENUR - Definition of new ENdpoints to assess and discriminate GENotoxic effects resulting from environmental exposures See more

TEAM-Miño: tools for the evaluation, classification, managment and environmental education in estuaries See more

Development of methods for the bioaccunulation of metals by endophytic bacteria See more

ARENA - Integrated ecological risk assessment of nanomaterials in temperate and tropical ecosystems See more

Remediation Processes in uranium and other mining areas See more

CAPTAR-Science and Environment for All See more

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Main Supervisor): Inês Adriana Patrunilho Efe Macário (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Joana Santos (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Libânia Queirós (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Ré (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Tânia Daniela da Silva Vidal (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Sérgio Miguel Reis Luís Marques (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Joana Luísa Lourenço Estevinho Pereira (CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Libânia Queirós (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): António Eduardo Anselmo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Inês Andrade (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Valentina Filimonova (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Cláudia Sofia Brites Loureiro (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Tânia Daniela da Silva Vidal (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Márcia Luísa Bessa da Silva (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Sofia P. S. Reboleira (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Cristiana do Carmo Duarte Mendes (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Inês C. Rosa (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Ana Patrícia Domingues Cuco (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Sérgio Miguel Reis Luís Marques (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Joana Luísa Lourenço Estevinho Pereira (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Daniela Figueiredo (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Tânia Daniela da Silva Vidal (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Joana Luísa Lourenço Estevinho Pereira (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Daniela Figueiredo (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Ana Marta Gonçalves (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Sérgio Miguel Reis Luís Marques (CESAM member)

Research projects

[ILTOX] Ecotoxicological evaluation and treatment of aqueous effluents contaminated with ionic liquids; 2012 – 2015; PTDC/AAC-AMB/119172/2010
VITAQUA – Climate change: an additional threat to aquatic systems under intensive pressure from agricultural diffuse pollution; 2011-2014; PTDC/AAC-AMB/114781/2009
KARSTRISK - Impacts of contamination on karstic groundwater ecosystems; 2011 -2014; PTDC/AAC-AMB/112438/2009
CONTROLCLAM - Sustainable approaches for the CONTROL of the invasive Asian CLAM Corbicula fluminea within waterdependent plants; 2011 – 2014; PTDC/AAC-AMB/113515/2009
ENGENUR - Definition of new ENdpoints to assess and discriminate GENotoxic effects resulting from environmental exposures to Uranium, Uranium daughter Radionuclides and ionizing radiation in bioindicator species); 2011-2013; PTDC/AAC-AMB/114057/2009
BioToMetal – Multidisciplinary assessment of aquatic environment by anthropogenic contaminants (METALs), using a combined biomarker – otolith chemical analysis approach in fishes; 2008 – 2010; FCT – PTDC/AMB/70431/2006
[PI] UraniumRisk - Development and validation of tools for site-specific risk assessment; 2006 – 2009; FCT - POCI/AMB/60899/2004
[PI] ECOA – Ecologia da avifauna da Pateira de Fermentelos; 2002-2003; Agência Nacional Cultura Científica e Tecnológica – P-IV-0352
REI - Reflorestação da ilha de Porto Santo usando plantas autóctones regeneradas in vitro e adaptadas a stress hídrico; 2001 – 2004; MCT – (PNAT/1999/QGR/15011/P)
[PI] Epaná(fora): educar para promover novas atitudes ambientais nas lagoas de Quiaios (Figueira da Foz); 1997- 2000; JNICT, PRAXIS XXI 2/2.1/DC&T/2291/96
[PI] Anage(ne)se: análise e gestão de problemas de eutrofização; 1996 – 1998; JNICT, PBIC/C/AGR/2269/95
[PI] PIAO II: Pesquisar, inventariar, aprender e observar a Natureza fora da sala de aula; 1999; MCT - Programa Ciência Viva (PIII-382C)
[PI] PIAO: Pesquisar, inventariar, aprender e observar a Natureza fora da sala de aula; 1998; MCT - Programa Ciência Viva (PII-314)

Papers published before 2000

- Raposo, P., R. Ribeiro, A.M.V.M. Soares, F. Gonçalves (2000) "Daytime larval release by decapod crustaceans in south-eastern Thailand." Crustacean Issues 12(2): 609-615.


- Ribeiro, R., L.A. Kelly, F. Gonçalves, G.A. Burton, A.M.V.M. Soares (1999) "New artificial sediment for Chironomus riparius toxicity testing" Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 63: 691-697  


- Pereira, A.M.M, A.M.V.M. Soares, F. Gonçalves, R. Ribeiro (1999) "Test chambers and test procedures for in situ toxicity testing with zooplankton" Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 18(9): 1956-1964


- Guilhermino, L., O. Sobral, C. Chastinet, R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves, M. Carolina Silva, A.M.V.M. Soares (1999) "A Daphnia magna first-brood chronic test: an alternative to the conventional 21-day chronic bioassay?" Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 42: 67-74.


- Sobral, O.M.F., R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1998) "Ecotoxicity of pulp mill effluents from different prebleaching processes." Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 61: 738-745.


- Diamantino, T.C., R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1998) "METIER (Modular Ecotoxicity Tests Incorporating Ecological Relevance) for difficult substances. 5. Chlorpyrifos toxicity to Daphnia magna in static, semi-static, and flow-through conditions." Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 61: 433-439.


- Guilhermino, L., T.C. Diamantino, R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1997) "Suitability of test media containing EDTA for the evaluation of acute metal toxicity to Daphnia magna Straus" Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 38: 292-295.


- Silva, P., F. Gonçalves, R. Ribeiro, A. M.V.M. Soares (1997) "First evaluation of the restoration of Braças Lagoon (Figueira da Foz - Portugal). Archives of Hydrobiologia, 141(1): 109-125.


- Diamantino, T.C., R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1997) "METIER (Modular Ecotoxicity Tests Incorporating Ecological Relevance) for difficult substances. 4. Test chamber for cladocerans in flow-through conditions." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16(6): 1234-1238.


- Gonçalves, F., R. Ribeiro, V. Vasconcelos, A.M.V.M. Soares (1996) "Anthropogenic influences on seasonal changes of nutrients, physical and chemical factors in three coastal freshwater shallow lakes (Portugal)" Limnetica 12(2): 47-52.


- Ribeiro, R., J. Reis, C. Santos, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1996) "Spawning of anchovy Engraulis encrasicolus in the Mondego estuary, Portugal." Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 42: 467-482.


- Guilhermino, L., R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1996) "METIER (Modular Ecotoxicity Tests Incorporating Ecological Relevance) for difficult substances. III. Effects of medium renewal and use of a carrier on the bioavailability of parathion" Environmental Pollution 92 (1): 97-99.


- Gonçalves, F., R. Ribeiro, A.M.V.M. Soares (1995) "Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould), an American crab in the estuary of the Mondego River, Portugal." Journal of Crustacean Biology 15 (4): 756-762.


- Gonçalves, F., R. Ribeiro, A.M.V.M. Soares (1995) "Laboratory study of effects of temperature and salinity on survival and larval development of a population of Rhithropanopeus harrisii from the Mondego river estuary, Portugal." Marine Biology 121: 639-645.


- Carvalho, F., L. Guilhermino, R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1995) "METIER (Modular Ecotoxicity Tests Incorporating Ecological Relevance). II. Ecotoxicity of poorly water-soluble compounds: concentration vs dose" Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 29: 431-434.


- Ribeiro, R., L.M. Lima, F. Gonçalves, A.M.V.M. Soares (1995) "METIER (Modular Ecotoxicity Tests Incorporating Ecological Relevance) for difficult substances: Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) initial module test development using 3,4-dichloroaniline." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 14(7): 1241-1246.

Main scientific area of research

Ecology, Ecotoxicology

Supervision of post-graduate students

17 post-doc student, 19 Ph.D. students, 54 master students

Peer reviewed publications

6 books, 39 chapters, >230 papers in SCI journals; 34 papers in national journals; >320 abstracts


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Activities/Position

2004-present: “Professor Associado com Agregação” at University of Aveiro

Academic Degrees

Habilitation for Full Professor - University of Aveiro - 2004
PhD. in Animal Ecology - University of Coimbra- 1992
First degree in Biology - University of Coimbra - 1987

CESAM Funding: