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Ms. Sandra Fernandes
Email: scf@fct.unl.pt
Tel: 21 2948300
Ext: 10106
Research Interest: Effects of macrobentos in estuarine sediment dynamics
Academic qualifications
Date Obtained: 22/05/2009
University: Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Course: Environmental Engineering
Degree: Ph.D.
Date Obtained: 20/07/2001
University: Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa
Course: Ecology, Management and Modelling of Marine Resour
Degree: M.Sc.
Date Obtained: 10/12/1997
University: Universidade do Algarve
Course: Marine Biology and Fisheries
Degree: B.Sc.
Professional history
Time Period: 01/04/2007 - to present
Employer: Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Location: REQUIMTE - Rede de Química e Tecnologia. Departamento de Química da FCT-UNL
Time Period: 01/01/2002 - 12/31/2006
Employer: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
Location: Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Description: Ph. D Fellow
Time Period: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/2001
Employer: Institute of Marine Research
Location: Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
Description: Research Fellow
Time Period: 04/01/1999 - 06/29/2001
Employer: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
Location: Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Description: Research Technician Fellow
Time Period: 04/01/1998 - 10/30/1998
Employer: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
Location: Universidade do Algarve
Description: Research Technician Fellow
Total publications: 10
Total SCI publications: 5
Total SCI Impact Factor: 7.18
:: SCI Journals
1. S. Fernandes, P. Sobral and F. Alcântara 2009. Nereis diversicolor and copper contamination effect on the erosion of cohesive sediments: a flume experiment. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science, 82(3): 443-451. (SCI Impact factor:1.633)
2. A. Almeida, A. Cunha, S. Fernandes, P. Sobral and F. Alcântara 2007. Copper effects on bacterial activity of estuarine silty sediments. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science Vol. 73: 743-752 (SCI Impact factor:1.633)
3. S. Fernandes, F. J. R. Meysman, P. Sobral 2006. The influence of Cu contamination on Nereis diversicolor bioturbation. Marine Chemistry, Vol. 102, 148-158 (SCI Impact factor:2.103)
4. Fernandes, S., Sobral P, Costa M.H 2006. Nereis diversicolor effect on the stability of cohesive intertidal sediments. Aquatic Ecology Vol. 40 (4): 567-579 (SCI Impact factor:0.779)
5. Sobral P. and Fernandes, S. 2004. Increased ambient ammonia and scope-for-growth of Ruditapes decussatus from southern Portugal. Scientia Marina, 68: 219-225. (SCI Impact factor:1.036)
:: National Journals
1. S. Fernandes, P. Sobral 2002. The influence of Nereis diversicolor on the stability and erosion of estuarine cohesive sediments of Ponta da Erva (Tejo Estuary, Portugal). Revista de Biologia, Vol. 20, 209-217
2. S. Fernandes and P. Sobral 2001. Efeito do aumento da velocidade da corrente na taxa de filtração e eficiência de absorção de alimento em Cerastoderma edule. Resultados preliminares. Revista de Biologia Vol. 19, 63-70
3. M.J. Amaral, S. Fernandes and M.H. Costa 2000. Aquacultura em zonas costeiras. Que impactes? A situação actual em Portugal. Revista de Biologia Vol 18, 177-192
:: International Conference Proceedings
1. Fernandes, S. and Sobral, P. 2008. Biological interactions and mass exchange across the sediment water-interface. IASWS 2008 Conference (abstract). 18-22 February, Esperance. Australia
2. S. Fernandes, V. Reis, F. O. Costa, M. H. Costa, P. Sobral 2002. Scope-for Growth of Gammarus locusta and Nereis diversicolor as a tool to evaluate sediment quality in coastal systems. Part 1. Reference energy budgets. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystems, 231-237
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