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Marina Paula Dolbeth Henriques da Silva

Marina Dolbeth is an Assistant Researcher at CIIMAR-UP. She holds a PhD in Biology from the University of Coimbra. Her work has focused on the study of the structure and functioning of estuarine and coastal ecosystems under natural, anthropogenic and climate-induced changes. She has worked with plant, benthic invertebrate and fish assemblages, to understand the consequences of altered diversity due to global ecological changes in the ecosystem functioning. More recently, she has been working with functional diversity approaches, its relationship with ecosystem functions and services and in decision support frameworks for environmental management. She authored 47 scientific international papers.