The Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) is a leading multidisciplinary Research Unit at the University of Algarve through its research, training and environmental monitoring activities. The transfer of scientific knowledge to Society is a major team commitment.

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Evaluation of R&D Units

The R&D Unit Evaluation 2017/2018 process is underway for funding during the period 2019-2022.

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The research team of  Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry of CIMA, in collaboration with the University of the Azores and the...

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The exposure of mussels to metallic nanoparticles of cadmium (Quantum dots) induces changes in the metallothionein gene (mt20IV) indicating a specific response...

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Portugal has been losing many plant fossils that have been taken by researchers from other countries abroad. The complaint is...

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News about the toxic effect on organisms caused by deep-sea mining were published on the magazine “Wilder – rewild your...

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CIMA Starts Exploring the Oceans using an Autonomous Submarine Vehicles (AUV)

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The University of Algarve (UAlg) and the Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) organised a International Conference "Sustainable Development...

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Doctor Sónia Cristina was awarded a Prize in Sciences on 02/10/2017 at a ceremony at the Algeciras Campus of the University...

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AQUASPACE PROJECT - http://www.aquaspace-h2020.eu/   Award ceremony of video competition under the AQUASPACE project. The ceremony was realised at the Green Auditorium of Building...

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Summary of policies and recommendations resulting from the RiscKit European project entitled "EU Coastal Risk Reduction Strategies"

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Digital book about the Guadiana River Estuary edited by CIMA

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CIMA Studies the Effect of Microplastics on Bivalves. See the article: Ribeiro, F., Garcia, A. R., Pereira, B. P., Fonseca, M., Mestre...

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The article "Natural Agent" was published in the National Geographic (Portugal) based on an article from the journal Marine Pollution...

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The MORE team of the Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) from the University of Algarve has installed a...

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A Research team coordinated by Mário Mendes, a researcher at Center for Marine and Environmental Research of the University of...

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Microplastics drifting in the sea detected in fish and shellfish. Scientists study the consequences for human health. The CIMA Coordinator...

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CIMA researchers published a book chapter on John Wiley & Sons, Lda, about submerged landscapes: N. Flemming, J. Harff, D. Moura, A...

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Maria João Bebianno, currently coordinator of CIMA and member of the United Nations Expert Group for the Assessment of the...

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In a recent article, the researchers from CIMA, Erwan Garel and Davide D´Alimonte show that the freshwater discharge into narrow estuaries...

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IX REQUI - Iberian Quaternary Meeting - Changes in environmental systems and their time scales held at University of Algarve in  Faro, Portugal.   

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ALFAETÍLICO PROJECT - VIDEO: First implementation of a new waste recovery technology converting carob, citrus industrial residues and cheese whey...

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