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Proposals for Research Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2006

Marine Sciences and Technologies

    Painel de Avaliação de Ciências e Tecnologias do Mar - 2006
  • Peter H. Burkill
  • Richard Nash
  • Fauzi Mantoura
  • Tjeerd van Weering
  • Gwyn Griffiths
  • Martin White
  • Malcom Jones
PTDC/MAR/64016/2006

Life under pressure: transcriptomics of the hydrostatic pressure acclimation in a shallow water teleost. Jonathan Mark Wilson, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR). €132,640.

PTDC/MAR/64533/2006

Development of tools to analyse sperm quality in fish: implications for cryobanking- CRYOSPERM. Elsa Alexandra Martins Silva Cabrita, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €189,775.

PTDC/MAR/64546/2006

ObservFly - Uninhabited Aircraft for Marine Science Applications. Carlos Jorge Ferreira Silvestre, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/UTL). €198,173.

PTDC/MAR/64627/2006

System dynamic response to an ample artificial RE-establishment of the upstream CONNECTion between the two arms of the Mondego estuary (Portugal): Implications for recovery, ecological quality status, and management (RECONNECT). João Carlos Sousa Marques, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €193,379.

PTDC/MAR/64729/2006

Endocrine disruptors and persistent organic pollutants (POPs). A comparative study between two transitional ecosystems: Ria de Aveiro (Portugal) and Laguna de Terminos (Mexico). Jaime Rendón von Osten, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €140,088.

PTDC/MAR/64749/2006

The success of invasive species: exploring the joint role of biotic interactions and of founder effect in Caulerpa species. Sophie ARNAUD-HAOND, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €187,140.

PTDC/MAR/64902/2006

Azores Current from Madeira to the Gulf of Cadiz (AGuCA). Álvaro Júdice Ribeiro Peliz, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FFC/FC/UL). €76,216.

PTDC/MAR/64982/2006

Spatial and temporal variablity of fish assemblages in different estuarine habitats: dependence, adaptive plasticity and resilience (FISHEST). Henrique Manuel Roque Nogueira Cabral, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FFC/FC/UL). €185,950.

PTDC/MAR/65197/2006

Mantle melting and crust production in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge under influence of Azores hotspot: a case of study at KP-5 segment (~37.5ºN). PEDRO JOSÉ LOPES TAVARES FERREIRA, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR). €199,662.

PTDC/MAR/65461/2006

Molecular ecology of the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. Filipe Alexandre Oliveira dos Santos Alberto, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €191,441.

PTDC/MAR/65585/2006

Dynamics of ephemeral tidal inlets (DETI). César Augusto Canelhas Freire de Andrade, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FFC/FC/UL). €176,846.

PTDC/MAR/65760/2006

ISCAD - Inner shelf circulation and dispersion patterns: Interactions with estuarine systems. Jesús Manuel Pedreira Dubert, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €182,655.

PTDC/MAR/65854/2006

VERMEIJ - Testing Vermeij´s hypothesis: comparing defences in oceanic islands and mainland´s marine shallow water communities. Gonçalo Jorge Pestana Calado, COFAC, Cooperativa de Formação e Animação Cultural, CRL (COFAC). €81,516.

PTDC/MAR/65991/2006

IMUNOVENT-A study of immune reactions in the deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussel Bathymodiolus azoricus: insights into survival strategies and discovery of immune molecules in animals living under extreme environments. Raul Bettencourt, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €192,652.

PTDC/MAR/66143/2006

Physical map for oysters using fluorescence in situ hybridization technique. Karine Bouilly, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €127,910.

PTDC/MAR/66231/2006

Modelling and simulation of the behaviour of fishing fleets (FLEETMOD). Alberto Jorge Caroço Guerreiro Murta, Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, I. P. (IPMA). €80,188.

PTDC/MAR/66319/2006

Wintering and migrating shorebirds as indicators of the quality of estuarine environments. José Pedro Oliveira Neves Granadeiro, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FFC/FC/UL). €163,000.

PTDC/MAR/67017/2006

A New Method for the Study of Essential Fatty Acid Requirements in Fish Larvae (EFARFish). Luís Eugénio Castanheira Da Conceição, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €190,244.

PTDC/MAR/67752/2006

The role of salt marsh plants on mercury cycle: identifying plant-bacteria-Hg interactions critical for ecosystem remediation (MARMER). Ana Isabel Lillebø Batista, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €165,488.

PTDC/MAR/68106/2006

The modulation of retinoic acid signalling pathways by environmental pollutants in teleosts. Miguel Alberto Fernandes Machado e Santos, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR). €188,980.

PTDC/MAR/68868/2006

Sound production in sand gobies of the genus Pomatoschistus: inter- and intraspecific communication. Maria Clara Correia de Freitas Pessoa de Amorim, ISPA,CRL (ISPA). €130,816.

PTDC/MAR/68885/2006

Lipid metabolism disruption in marine fish by xenobiotic ligands of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs). Isabel Cristina Oliveira Gonzalez Cunha, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR). €184,929.

PTDC/MAR/68932/2006

THE OCEAN RESERVOIR EFFECT IN THE TRANSITION AREAS OF THE WEST-IBERIAN COASTAL UPWELLING (AVEIRO/MOUTH OF THE RIVER MINHO; CAPE SANTA MARIA/ MOUTH OF THE RIVER GUADIANA). ANTÓNIO MANUEL MONGE SOARES, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/UTL). €128,507.

PTDC/MAR/69749/2006

Alternative reproductive tactics in teleost fish: the peacock blenny (Salaria pavo) as a study model. Rui Filipe Nunes Pais Oliveira, ISPA,CRL (ISPA). €133,351.

PTDC/MAR/69892/2006

Integrating molecular approaches into marine biodiversity research in Portugal: implementing DNA barcoding and investigating phylogeographic patterns. Filipe José Oliveira Costa, Universidade do Minho (UM). €187,491.

PTDC/MAR/70247/2006

NITROLINKS - NITROgen loading into the Ria Formosa through Coastal Groundwater Discharge (CGD) - Pathways, turnover and LINKS between land and sea in the Coastal Zone. Carlos Sérgio Borges de Carvalho da Rocha, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €191,099.

PTDC/MAR/70436/2006

An integrative study on the toxicopathic lesions in Portuguese estuarine fishes - Assessing injury impact and toxicogenomic implications in experimental models. Eduardo Jorge Sousa Rocha, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR). €187,028.

PTDC/MAR/70855/2006

Dietary fatty acids as modulators of bone metabolism in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) - FATTYBONE. Jorge Proença Dias, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €191,453.

PTDC/MAR/70858/2006

Post-mortem changes in gilthead sea bream muscle proteins: its implications to flesh texture - TEXBREAM. Jorge Proença Dias, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €188,327.

PTDC/MAR/70921/2006

POPULATION GENETIC STRUCTURE, MOLECULAR PHYLOGENY AND HISTORICAL BIOGEOGRAPHY IN SPECIES OF THE GENUS CAULERPA, PRESENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA AND THE ATLANTIC OCEAN. Maria Elena Varela Alvarez, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €182,630.

PTDC/MAR/71143/2006

CRABTHEMES - Molecular, biochemical and genetic variability in estuarine populations of shore crab (Carcinus maenas) exposed to different levels of contamination. Laura Maria Simões Coutinho Guimarães, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR). €189,814.

PTDC/MAR/71351/2006

Neuroendocrine mechanisms of reproductive polyphenisms in the blenny Salaria pavo. David Manuel Flores Gonçalves, ISPA,CRL (ISPA). €120,457.

PTDC/MAR/71685/2006

HYDRAA - Improved dietary nitrogen formulations for marine fish larvae: effects on growth performance and skeletal formation. Luís Eugénio Castanheira Da Conceição, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €190,802.

PTDC/MAR/71927/2006

Atlantic ocean-wide changes in sea surface temperature and trends on Cory's shearwater Calonectris diomedea foraging success, migration and population dynamics. Paulo Xavier Catry, ISPA,CRL (ISPA). €134,787.

PTDC/MAR/72117/2006

Neuroendocrine control of reproductive behavior in the Mozambique tilapia: mechanisms and effects of the social environment. Rui Filipe Nunes Pais Oliveira, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €131,489.

PTDC/MAR/72163/2006

Patterns of Chromosome Evolution in Bivalvia (Mollusca): In Situ Restriction Chromosome Maps and Ribosomal Genes Chromosome Traits. (PACEB). Alexandra Maria Bessa Ferreira Leitão-Ben Hamadou, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €125,000.

PTDC/MAR/72169/2006

Mid-depth benthic communities of conservation importance in the Azores: cold-water coral ecosystems. Filipe Jorge Monteiro de Mora Porteiro, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €187,967.

PTDC/MAR/72630/2006

Environmental Genomics of Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Communities. Gareth Anthony Pearson, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR). €190,672.

PTDC/MAR/73579/2006

Introduced marine alien species in Portuguese estuaries and coastal areas: patterns of distribution and abundance, vectors and invading potential - INSPECT. Maria José Rosado Costa, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FFC/FC/UL). €189,727.

PTDC/MAR/74059/2006

WWECO - Environmental Assessment and Modeling of Wastewater Discharges using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Bio-optical Observations. Patrícia Alexandra Gregório Ramos, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores do Porto (INESC Porto/FE/UP). €109,180.

PTDC/MAR/74071/2006

Cetacean habitat associations in oceanic ecosystems: an integrated approach - TRACE. Ricardo Piedade Abreu Serrão Santos, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €150,926.

PTDC/MAR/78997/2006

Toxicity and Kinetics of Marine Biotoxins in Fish. Pedro José Conde Reis Costa, Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, I. P. (IPMA). €66,640.