Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of the Azores
Apartado 1422, 9501-801 Ponta Delgada
São Miguel, Azores, Portugal
Filipe Bernardo is carrying out a PhD in Biology by the University of the Azores, starting in 2016, within the Island Environmental Risks & Society group of cE3c.
He is conducting the project "Development of a toolbox to biomonitor air quality: towards the sustainability of the Azorean green environment", under the supervision of Patrícia Garcia (cE3c), Cristina Branquinho (cE3c) and Armindo Rodrigues (IVARG).
Filipe Bernardo's PhD project aims are:
Development of a toolbox of sensitive biomarkers in selected macrolichen bioindicator species for biomonitoring air quality in environments subjected to a variety of anthropogenic and geogenic emissions.
Parelho, C., Rodrigues, A.S., Bernardo, F., Barreto, M.C., Cunha, L., Poeta, P. & Garcia, P. (2017) Biological endpoints in earthworms (Amynthas gracilis) as tools for the ecotoxicity assessment of soils from livestock production systems.Ecological Indicators, Online early, . DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.09.045 (IF2016 3,898; Q1 Environmental Sciences)