Projects

Current Research Projects

ANTERMON
ANTarctic Electrical Resistivity Monitoring Network.

Funded by the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR, FCT), 2019-2020.

CHASE
CHASing the environmental Effects of dust deposition across the Atlantic and Southern Ocean: a coccolithophore perspective
Funded by FCT-CEEC, 2020-2025.

DUSTCO
Effects of atmospheric dust on coccolithophore Production)
Funded by the European Union H2020-MSCA-IF-2017 (grant agreement nr. 796802), 2018-2020.

ECO-PELAGOS
Response of the pelagic ecosystem to climate change in the Southern Ocean
Funded by the Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development, 2019-2022

EU-POLARNET
Connecting Science and Society

Funded by the European Commission (EC SCA H2020 – 2015-2020).

Comet Interceptor. An ESA mission to an ancient world
Funded by ESA.

FACT
Links between phytoplankton dynamics and climate Forcing in NW Antarctic Peninsula
Funded by the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR, FCT), 2019-2020.

LICHENEARLYMETER
Development of an ecological indicators to monitor the effects of climate change in polar regions based on lichen functional traits.
Funded by the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR, FCT), 2019-2020.

LIFE DESERT-ADAPT
Preparing desertification areas for increased climate change.
Funded by the European Union (LIFE16 CCA/IT/000011)
2017-2022.

NUNANTAR
Analysis of nunataks of the Antarctic Peninsula as multiproxy data sources on environmental change and climate dynamics.
Funded by the FCT National Call.

NUNATARYUK
Permafrost thaw and the Changing Arctic Coast

Funded by the European Commission (EC RIS H2020 – 2017-2022)

PALEOGREEN
Glacial oscillations and climate variability in NE Greenland
Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Spain, CTM2017-87976-P.
2017-2020.

PERMARSENIC
Arsenic speciation and biogeochemistry in Permafrost Thaw Lakes
Funded by the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR, FCT), 2019-2020.

POLAR LODGE
Performance Evaluation of a Resilient Shelter for Research Development in the Antarctic
Funded by the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR, FCT), 2019-2020.

PORTWIMS
Portugal Twinning for innovation and excellence in marine science and Earth observation

Funded by the European Union H2020 (grant agreement nr. 810139), 2018-2021.

SOILSKIN
La Piel Viva del Suelo: A citizen science program to assess the vulnerability of ecosystems and their functions in the face of global change.
Funded by FECyT.
2019-2020

THAWPOND
Remote sensing analysis of vegetation and thaw pond colour dynamics at the tundra-forest zone: from local to regional scale (Whapmagoostui – Kuujjuarapik, Hudson Bay, sub-Arctic Canada),
Funded by the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR, FCT), 2019-2020.

VEGETANTAR
Multitemporal vegetation mapping in the Antarctic Peninsula through multiscale remote sensing.
Funded by the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR, FCT), 2019-2020.

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