Cristina Marisa Ribeiro de Almeida

Marisa Almeida is a senior researcher at CIIMAR (since 2005) with ca. 80 international publications. With a PhD in Chemistry (obtained in 2003) her main research area is bio and phytoremediation, participating actively in studies that aim to potentiate the use of these biotechnological tools as nature-based solutions to improve and recover aquatic environments contaminated with different pollutants. Her expertise is on environmental chemistry applied to estuarine environments, phytoremediation of contaminants in natural and constructed wetlands and bioremediation of oil spills. She regularly gives talks to the general public and school students in the frame of CIIMAR outreach projects