CIMA was created in 1998 at the University of Algarve. It is funded by the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) through its annual funding of research centres and scientific projects at Portuguese, European and International levels.

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A new database, IBAM-Sed, includes the textural characterization of sediment samples along the southern Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula...

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The new article published by the journal ”Energy” shows the results of an experiment with an existing tidal energy converter...

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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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