Patrícia Gonçalves Marques Cardoso Teixeira

Patrícia Cardoso graduated in Biology in 1998 and concluded her PhD in 2005. Since then until March 2015 has worked at IMAR-CMA at the same university, developing her research in ecosystem ecology in estuarine/marine systems. She specialized in long-term studies on benthic communities in response to multiple stressors; biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and ecotoxicological studies. Since 2015, as Senior Researcher at CIIMAR her main scientific interests are related to the study of the combined effects of climate change and emergent contaminants on the structure and functioning of coastal ecosystems. She is the author of more than 50 publications (h index = 23).