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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2008

Environment and Global Changes - Environment

    Painel de Avaliação de Ambiente e Alterações Climáticas - 2008
  • Hans von Storch
  • Ralf Ebinghaus
  • Fidel González-Rouco
  • Aristita Busuioc
  • Joanna Wibig
  • Hans Poertner
  • Stephen Gerard Jennings
  • Barbara Mazzolai
  • Olaf Elsholz
  • Nicola Pirrone
  • Jozef Pacyna
  • Dirk Wallschläger
PTDC/AAC-AMB/098112/2008

(Bias-to-soil) - Biomass ash: Characteristics in relation to its origin, treatment and application to soil. Luís António da Cruz Tarelho, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €199,956.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/098163/2008

Range Shift - Reducing uncertainties in species range shift predictions under climate change. Miguel Bastos Araújo, Universidade de Évora (UE). €187,226.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/098786/2008

SMARTPARKS - Planning and Management System for Small Islands Protected Areas. Helena Calado, Fundação Gaspar Frutuoso, FP (FGF). €196,440.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/098825/2008

PMfugitive - Mitigating the Environmental and Health Impacts of Particles from Fugitive Emissions. Susana Marta Lopes Almeida, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €199,091.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/099737/2008

Accurate theoretical studies on increasingly complex systems with environmental relevance. António Joaquim de Campos Varandas, Universidade de Coimbra (UC). €193,227.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/100092/2008

MorFeed - Morphodynamic feedback of estuarine margins to climate change. Paula Freire, Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC). €199,836.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/100354/2008

MICROALGAE AS A SUSTAINABLE RAW MATERIAL FOR BIOFUELS PRODUCTION (BIODIESEL, BIOETHANOL, BIO-H2 AND BIOGAS). LUÍSA MARIA RODRIGUES GOUVEIA DA SILVA, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P. (LNEG). €199,556.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/100520/2008

ERLAND - Direct and indirect impacts of climate change on soil erosion and land degradation in Mediterranean watersheds. João Pedro Carvalho Nunes, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €197,988.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/100635/2008

WUSSIAAME- Water use, survival strategies and impact of agrochemicals on water resources in agricultural Mediterranean ecosystems. Maria Isabel Freire Ribeiro Ferreira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €195,706.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/100790/2008

MICROBIAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE VALORIZATION OF WASTE/BY-PRODUCTS FROM BIOFUELS PRODUCTION. Paulo Alexandre Costa Lemos, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €176,303.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/100960/2008

Removal of cytotoxic chemotherapy compounds from pharmaceutical/hospital wastewaters by combined membrane processing and advanced electro-oxidation treatment. Svetlozar Gueorguiev Velizarov, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €135,468.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/101050/2008

Biopolymers production as a new concept on wastewater treatment - POLIBIO. MARIA ISABEL APARÍCIO PAULO FERNANDES CAPELA, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €152,976.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/101197/2008

Experimental validation of the theoretical Multiple-Linking-Element (linkage-model) for improving integrated sewer/surface Urban Flood Models. Jorge Leandro, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €71,214.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/101687/2008

ACQUASAFE - CHEMICAL SAFETY IN WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS. Arminda Alves, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €148,536.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/102121/2008

NISTRACKS - Processes influencing the invasive behaviour of the non indigenous species Corbicula fluminea (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in estuaries - identification of genetic and environmental key factors. Lucia Maria das Candeias Guilhermino, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR). €198,767.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/102173/2008

Predicting risk of soil degradation associated with biomass production and landuse changes at the Alqueva dam watershed. Thomas Panagopoulos, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €83,020.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/102541/2008

Climate change & fish communities of Mediterranean-type streams. Potencial impact on the bio-integrity and implications on the ecological status assessment. Maria Antónia Pacheco Ilhéu, Universidade de Évora (UE). €195,042.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/102634/2008

Monitoring and warning systems in urban drainage sewer infrastructures - SIMAI Project. FILIPA FERREIRA, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €190,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/102796/2008

Effects of atmospheric non-biological pollutants on pollen grains. Ilda Conceição Abreu Noronha, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP/UP). €167,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/102846/2008

Semi-automatic mobile system for detecting defects in landfill liners. Madalena Barroso, Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC). €199,950.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/102866/2008

CleF - The combined impacts of invasion and climate change on coastal ecosystem functioning. Francisco Arenas Parra, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR). €155,724.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103112/2008

Electrochemical degradation of leachates from sanitary landfills. Ana Maria Carreira Lopes, Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI). €159,666.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103119/2008

Fundamental and simulation study of SYNGAS Combustion on Static Chamber. Abel Rouboa, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €134,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103386/2008

Is aquaculture raising more than fish? Detecting antimicrobial resistance in an understudied ecological niche. Luísa Peixe, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €112,105.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103547/2008

EcotoxTools: Ecotoxicological tools for assessing agriculture associated environmental risks in Southern Europe big man-made freshwater reservoirs. Isabel Rita Rebelo Ferreira Barbosa, Universidade de Coimbra (UC). €199,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103866/2008

BIOGAIR - Impacts of biomass to energy chain on air quality and Portuguese climatic policy. Myriam Alexandra dos Santos Batalha Dias Nunes Lopes, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €195,490.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103895/2008

INSPIRAR - Air Quality Exposure and Human Health in Industrialized Urban Areas. Myriam Alexandra dos Santos Batalha Dias Nunes Lopes, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €198,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103907/2008

Corporate Social Responsibility´s Contribution for Sustainable Development. idalina sardinha, Centro de Investigação em Sociologia Económica e das Organizações (SOCIUS/ISEG/ULisboa). €169,402.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/103968/2008

C. elegans as a model to evaluate epigenetic effects of EDCs. Maria Margarida Cabrita Xavier Delgado, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €83,328.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104301/2008

Iberian Trans-boundary Water Management (IB-TWM): experiences from the past and approaches for the future. Peter Roebeling, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €155,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104532/2008

AMPHIBIA - How will climate changes influence the viability of amphibian populations already stressed with anthropogenic contamination. Isabel Lopes, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €90,458.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104639/2008

Modelling scenarios for aquifer exploitation in coastal areas: effects on biodiversity of lagoons and respective stream systems as groundwater-dependent ecosystems - GroundScene. Luís Manuel Quintais Cancela da Fonseca, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €197,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104666/2008

FUTRICA- Chemical Flow in an Aquatic TRophic Chain. Susana Patrícia Mendes Loureiro, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €190,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104702/2008

Fire - Land - Atmosphere Inter-Relationships: understanding the processes to predict wildfire regimes in Portugal (FLAIR). Carlos do Carmo de Portugal e Castro da Camara, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €182,682.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104714/2008

Application of a model of sustainable tourism to areas of Natura 2000 network in the Azores (MOST). Maria Anunciação Mateus Ventura, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €51,106.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104834/2008

DEAP - Developing Environmental Awareness with Persuasive systems. Teresa Isabel Lopes Romão, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €123,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104882/2008

Development and application of fast methodology for evaluation of UV filters levels in coastal bathing waters. Marcela Alves Segundo, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €180,609.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/104983/2008

Evolutionary genomic analyses of toxic cyanobacteria and study of the molecular mechanisms for detoxification of cyanotoxins across metazoan species. Agostinho Antunes, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR). €199,997.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/105024/2008

SIAMVITI - Climate change in Viticulture: Scenarios, Impacts and Adaptation Measures. Pedro Jorge Cravo Aguiar Pinto, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €112,871.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/105037/2008

Cryptosensors/Lisbon - Monitorization of the atmospheric pollution in the biosphere of Lisbon and South Margin of Tagus river using biosensors. Cecília Loff Pereira Sergio da Costa Gomes, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €96,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/105061/2008

Water, aquatic ecosystems and human activity. An integrated and participatory framework to define innovative prospective strategies for water resources management in south Portugal - PROWATERMAN. João Paulo de Cárcomo Lobo Ferreira, Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC). €199,437.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/105157/2008

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. Maria Eduarda da Cunha Pereira, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €196,176.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/105297/2008

AQUAWEB - Assessment of rivers biological QUAlity through a WEB platform. Maria João Feio, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €141,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/105411/2008

FRAMEFFECTIVE - Can bioassays be cost-effectively integrated in a predictive model approach for rivers in compliance with the Water Framework Directive? Matilde Maria Moreira dos Santos, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €175,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/108303/2008

Fungi Watch: Benefits and hurdles associated with the presence of fungi in drinking water sources. Vanessa Ranhada Pinto Jorge Pereira, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €199,918.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/108449/2008

Integration of proxy data from the North Atlantic for modelling climatic events - MONA. Isabel Martins Gil, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR). €100,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/108511/2008

INNOVALGAE: Technological innovation for CO2 sequestration and bioethanol production by microalgae. Giuliano Marcelo Dragone, Universidade do Minho (UM). €89,778.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/108849/2008

Purification and Cleaning of Gaseous Effluents for Environmental Applications by Hybrid Pressure-Assisted Simulated Moving-Bed Processes. Isabel Alexandra de Almeida Canento Esteves, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €107,000.

PTDC/AAC-AMB/109155/2008

SEAGULL - Identification of nonpoint sources of faecal pollution in a natural environment: contributing data for risk assessment. Anabela Pereira, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €163,501.