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Proposals for Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2004

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

    Painel de Ciências e Engenharias do Ambiente - Conc.04
  • Sjaak Slanina
  • Jim Harris
  • Carolyn Stephens
  • Michel Guisnet
  • David L. Sedlak
POCI/AMB/55281/2004

New Pyrrole-Based Compounds for Environmental Chemistry. Abilio Jose Fraga do Nascimento Sobral, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €84,509.

POCI/AMB/55312/2004

Soil-plant transfer of trace elements. A phytoremediation study. Ana Maria Albuquerque Ferreira de Macedo Almeida Mota, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €33,388.

POCI/AMB/55701/2004

ECOFORSITE - Formal and Substantive Integration of Thermodynamics, Ecology and Economics, and Application to Sustainability Theory. Tiago Morais Delgado Domingos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €42,608.

POCI/AMB/55801/2004

PBT - P hysiologically- B ased T oxicity responses integrating metal speciation predictions from a biotic ligand model (BLM). António José Arsénia Nogueira, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €47,250.

POCI/AMB/55878/2004

Atmospheric Aerosol Impacts on Human Health. Maria do Carmo Moreira de Freitas, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN). €15,360.

POCI/AMB/55939/2004

Modified electrodes: from versatile models to functional devices for studying dynamic speciation in the environment. Joao Manuel da Costa e Araújo Pereira Coutinho, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €84,594.

POCI/AMB/56039/2004

Strategies to accelerate atrazine biodegradation in contaminated soils, waters or sediments and assessment of the ecotoxicity of this herbicide and its metabolites (ATRAZINEBIOREM). Arsénio Carmo Sales Mendes Fialho, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €61,522.

POCI/AMB/56075/2004

METABOLISM and CHARACTERIZATION OF MIXED CULTURES IN WASTEWATER PROCESSES FOR SIMULTANEOUS REMOVAL OF NITROGEN and PHOSPHORUS. Paulo Alexandre Costa Lemos, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €43,422.

POCI/AMB/56120/2004

A technological framework to assess PAHs atmospheric pollution and their impacts in biotic and abiotic compartments. Cristina Branquinho, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €60,284.

POCI/AMB/56132/2004

Optical Fibre Sensors for Distributed Monitoring of Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature. José Luís Santos, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores do Porto - INESC TEC (INESC Porto/FE/UP). €74,790.

POCI/AMB/56349/2004

Advanced wastewater treatment modelling and management. José Matos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €44,738.

POCI/AMB/56424/2004

COMBINING BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS OF WATERSHED CONDITION TO LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT. Rui Manuel Vitor Cortes, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €29,195.

POCI/AMB/56616/2004

MOTIVE - Monitoring Toolkit To Infer Variations in Effluent Microbial Consortia. Elsa Maria Carvalho de Almeida Vara, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovação (INETI). €41,148.

POCI/AMB/57069/2004

Monitoring of a Wastewater Treatment Plant by Image Analysis Techniques. Antonio Luis Pereira do Amaral, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança). €67,397.

POCI/AMB/57228/2004

Biomonitoring of tropospheric ozone and assessment of the ozone sensitivity of Medterranean vegetation. Rui Figueira, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €35,100.

POCI/AMB/57353/2004

Bioremediation of organic pollution in soil by augmentation with robust methylotrophic bacteria. Paolo De Marco, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €54,238.

POCI/AMB/57356/2004

Removal of Trace Heavy Metals from Drinking Water Supplies in an Ion Exchange Membrane Bioreactor. Svetlozar Gueorguiev Velizarov, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €54,308.

POCI/AMB/57374/2004

Bioremediation of Polychlorophenols by the co-metabolism of cork endogenous moulds. CRISTINA SILVA PEREIRA, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €43,523.

POCI/AMB/57393/2004

Particulate matter in ambient air and human exposure (PAREXPO). Carlos Borrego, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €74,997.

POCI/AMB/57432/2004

Groundwater Flow Modelling and Optimisation of Groundwater Monitoring Networks at the Regional Scale in Coastal Aquifers - The Algarve Case Study. José Paulo Patrício Geraldes Monteiro, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €56,841.

POCI/AMB/57566/2004

LogInv - Management and Modelling of global supply chains with reverse flows. Ana Paula Ferreira Dias Barbosa Povoa, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €14,658.

POCI/AMB/57586/2004

In situ remediation of heavy metal-contaminated soils. Use of insoluble polyacrylate polymers and composted organic residues. Amarilis Paula Alberti de Varennes e Mendonça, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €40,390.

POCI/AMB/57616/2004

Recycling of metal contaminated waters by biosorption on to marine algal biomass and industrial algal wastes. RUI ALFREDO DA ROCHA BOAVENTURA, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €36,486.

POCI/AMB/57821/2004

WEIGHT OF EVIDENCE (WOE) APPROACHES FOR SEDIMENT RISK ASSESSMENT: SADO ESTUARY CASE STUDY. Maria Helena Costa, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €31,241.

POCI/AMB/57928/2004

Advanced Monitoring and Diagnostics of Ria de Aveiro Physical Dynamics (AMDRAPHID). João Miguel Sequeira Silva Dias, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €72,780.

POCI/AMB/58045/2004

EnvironMetalControl: Fast monitoring in environmental matrices of total and speciation of elements and its control by a new method based on enzyme probe sonication. Luis Fonseca, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €72,847.

POCI/AMB/58047/2004

Evaluating coastal dynamics and stability from both geological and biological indicators. João José Pradinho Honrado, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €70,891.

POCI/AMB/58116/2004

Sugar derivatives comprising alpha,beta-unsaturated gamma-lactones as potential pesticides non-toxic for the environment. Jorge Alberto Guerra Justino, Instituto Politécnico de Santarém (IPSantarém). €51,181.

POCI/AMB/58429/2004

Influence of wind-driven rain on the transport of sediments and agrochemicals in overland flow - Two-dimensional flume studies. João de Lima, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €17,278.

POCI/AMB/58512/2004

ECOTEC - Eco-technologies based on the use of sulphate-reducing bacteria and their application for the treatment of acid mine drainage. Maria Clara Semedo da Silva Costa, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €40,200.

POCI/AMB/59108/2004

BIODESULF - DIBENZOTIOPHENE-DESULPHURIZING BACTERIAL PROCESS USING CHEAP AGRO-INDUSTRIAL BY-PRODUCTS AS RAW MATERIALS. Francisco Manuel Ferreira Girio, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovação (INETI). €26,640.

POCI/AMB/59174/2004

Green Spaces impacts on the Urban Environmental Quality. Manuel Joaquim Sabença Feliciano, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança). €42,695.

POCI/AMB/59262/2004

Density-dependent effects of bioturbation on erosion-deposition cycles of estuarine sediments (ERODES). Paula Sobral, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €75,000.

POCI/AMB/59311/2004

Phytoremediation of mercury contaminated salt marsh areas. Etelvina Figueira, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €75,000.

POCI/AMB/59408/2004

Reuse and Immobilisation of Industrial Wastes by Geopolymerisation: New Construction Artefacts. João António Labrincha Baptista, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €73,380.

POCI/AMB/59630/2004

SWIM - Optimization of air quality in indoor swimming pools and its relation with water disinfection programme. RUI ALFREDO DA ROCHA BOAVENTURA, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €31,050.

POCI/AMB/59688/2004

Phytoremediation of mine waters and remediation of surrounding contaminated areas. Susete Maria Martins Dias, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €43,121.

POCI/AMB/59774/2004

Improvement of a ground-based spectrometer for monitoring of tropospheric trace gases and air quality control. Ana Maria Silva, Universidade de Évora (UE). €70,848.

POCI/AMB/59836/2004

Bioremediation of soils and waters contaminated with pesticides. Olga Cristina Pastor Nunes, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €33,357.

POCI/AMB/59870/2004

RECPET - Source-based pollution prevention thorugh continuous depolymerisation of poly(ethylene therephtalate). João Manuel Luis Lopes Maia, Universidade do Minho (UM). €54,909.

POCI/AMB/59917/2004

CleanDrive - An Educational Simulator for Safe and Environmental Driving. João António Madeiras Pereira, Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID/INESC/IST/ULisboa). €41,314.

POCI/AMB/60126/2004

Constructed wetlands for industrial wastewater treatment. Paula Castro, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €84,033.

POCI/AMB/60131/2004

The role of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Fitoremediation of Heavy Metal contaminated soils. Paula Castro, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €85,000.

POCI/AMB/60141/2004

SuperETAR: Supervision and Intelligent Control of Wastewater Treatment Plants. Eugénio Campos Ferreira, Universidade do Minho (UM). €51,204.

POCI/AMB/60257/2004

GERMINARE - Geochemistry and Remediation of Abandoned Mines and Surrounding Areas. António José Estêvão Grande Candeias, Universidade de Évora (UE). €84,994.

POCI/AMB/60261/2004

Theoretical environmental chemistry. António Joaquim de Campos Varandas, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra (FCT/UC). €71,240.

POCI/AMB/60266/2004

Impact of Forest Fires on Ecological Quality of Monchique Streams. Paulo Nuno dos Santos Lopes Pinto, Universidade de Évora (UE). €84,572.

POCI/AMB/60267/2004

Chemical characterization of PM2.5 and PM10 urban aerossol. Teresa Nunes, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €33,810.

POCI/AMB/60351/2004

Natural algicides against harmful microalgae. Paulo José de Morais Simão Baptista Pereira, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge (INSARJ). €44,977.

POCI/AMB/60582/2004

Sustainable Sewage Solutions for Small Agglomerations. José Matos, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €42,593.

POCI/AMB/60646/2004

E2POL - integrated Environmental and Energy Policy approaches to manage electricity Production and Consumption. Julia Seixas, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €74,969.

POCI/AMB/60660/2004

Effect of wildland-urban interface fires on air quality [INTERFACE Project]. Ana Isabel Couto Neto da Silva Miranda, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €84,997.

POCI/AMB/60899/2004

UraniumRisk - Development and validation of tools for site-specific risk assessment. Fernando José Mendes Gonçalves, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €44,640.

POCI/AMB/60909/2004

ASensor- small and robust tool for arsenic environmental monitoring. Paula Maria Vasconcelos Morais, Instituto do Ambiente, Tecnologia e Vida (IATV/UC). €28,416.

POCI/AMB/61044/2004

Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) assisted by ozone oxidation. Antonio Guerreiro de Brito, Universidade do Minho (UM). €24,970.

POCI/AMB/61155/2004

A biofilm based strategy for wwtp upgrade for nitrogen removal. Regina Maria de Oliveira Barros Nogueira, Universidade do Minho (UM). €33,095.

POCI/AMB/61248/2004

Se-induced prevention of Hg toxicity. Artur Manuel Perez Neves Aguas, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP). €44,805.

POCI/AMB/61315/2004

Prediction of the remediation time of contaminated soils using vapor extraction. Maria da Conceição Machado Alvim Ferraz, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €25,228.

POCI/AMB/61321/2004

Sustainable Water Management and Planning in Azores. Tomás Lopes Cavalheiro Ponce Dentinho, Universidade dos Açores (UAçores). €81,416.

POCI/AMB/61387/2004

Invasion processes, control and restoration of coastal ecosystems invaded by Acacia longifolia. Helena Maria de Oliveira Freitas, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €38,062.

POCI/AMB/61566/2004

P-GERE - Public Participation in Waste Management: Risk Communication and Public Participation in an all-through integrated model for siting and implementing waste facilities. Lia Maldonado Teles de Vasconcelos, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €36,484.

POCI/AMB/61814/2004

Indicators of swine industry pollution: antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Luísa Peixe, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €23,911.

POCI/AMB/62704/2004

Chromium tanned leather scrap hydrolysis and anaerobic digestion. Manuel Afonso Magalhães Fonseca Almeida, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €42,300.

POCI/AMB/63087/2004

EcoTerra — economic instruments to improve land use management. João Miguel Dias Joanaz de Melo, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €72,000.

POCI/AMB/63160/2004

Managing human activities intensity for water quality in ecological-economic sustainability: the case study of Monfurado. Cristina Branquinho, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €58,530.