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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MARIE CURIE ACTIONS

The CIMA-UAlg researchers are welcoming collaborations with outstanding postdoctoral researchers in the frame of the 2018 Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA IFs).   Specifically, we are keen to host potential candidates for...

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CIMA is RECRUTING

It is now open a call for 1 Research grant for Doctor post in Coastal Oceanography, within the project MONITOR - Multi-model investigation of tidal energy converter reliability (EAPA_333/2016), co-funded...

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The Center continues the study on the effect of microplastics on bivalves

It is estimated that there are currently 150 million tons of plastics in the oceans, and that by 2050 they could reach 850 million tons, when more plastic is expected...

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Salinity Measurements along the Guadiana Estuary

CIMA did a survey on the 17 April 2018 to measure the salinity variations along the Guadiana estuary. First results indicate that the salinity front is at only 20 km from...

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Calls

Euromarine: De 4 de Abril a 31 de Maio; Orçamento participativo Portugal: Submissão de propostas até 24 de Abril; Candidaturas ao CRESC: Prazo termina a 26 de Abril; PRIMA Calls: 17 de Abril. Calls...

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Hot Topics

In a new article, a researcher from CIMA (Erwan Garel) describes a new analytical approach to analyse tidal propagation along...

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Ecotoxicological Effects of Chemical Contaminants Adsorbed to Microplastics in the Clam Scrobicularia plana

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Two members of CIMA, M. Bebianno and Thiago Rocha published the article “Changes in metallothione in transcription levels in the...

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Recently a paper published in the Quaternary International journal by Kumar et al. (2018)

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CIMA researchers published an article on the Journal Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science entitled "Nearshore hydrodynamics at pocket beaches with contrasting...

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CIMA was represented by Maria João Bebianno and Cristina Veiga Pires (as well as representing the " Centro de Ciência...

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CIMA participates in the EPHEMARE project meeting - "Ecotoxicological effects of microplastics on marine ecosystems"realised at the University of Antwerp...

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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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