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Paula Sobral. É Professor Associado no(a) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia. Publicou 33 artigos em revistas especializadas. Nas suas atividades profissionais interagiu com 75 colaborador(es) em coautorias de trabalhos científicos.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Paula Sobral

Citation names

  • Sobral, Paula

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
7318-775D-F813
ORCID iD
0000-0003-0834-6789
Researcher Id
E-7187-2013
Scopus Author Id
6701696214

Telephones

Telephone
  • 212948550 Ext.: 10106 (Professional)

Addresses

  • DCEA FCT-NOVA Campus da Caparica, 2829-516, Caparica, Almada, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://www.dcea.fct.unl.pt/pessoas/docentes/paula-sobral (Professional)
  • https://publons.com/researcher/2647123/paula-sobral (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Natural sciences - Earth and Environmental Sciences - Environmental Sciences

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English
French
Education
Degree Classification
1995/07/18
Concluded
Ciências do Ambiente (Doutoramento)
Major in Ciências do Ambiente
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Ecophysiology of Ruditapes decussatus" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
1987/07/05
Concluded
Provas de Aptidão e Capacidade Científica (Mestrado)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
"Ecotoxicologia e ensaios biológicos" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
1979/04/02
Concluded
Biologia (Licenciatura)
Major in Investigação
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Zooplankton do Estuário do Tejo" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

2018/05/05 - Current Associate Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
1995/11/09 - 2018/05/06 Assistant Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
1987/05/06 - 1995/11/08 Assistant (University Teacher)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2016 - 2019/06 PLASTOX - Direct and indirect ecotoxicological impacts of microplastics on marine organisms
JPIOCEANS/003/2016
Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente - FCT NOVA, Portugal

Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2016 - 2019/03 BASEMAN - Defining the baselines and standards for microplastics analyses in European waters
JPIOCEANS/001/2016
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2012 - 2015/05 MARLISCO - MARine Litter in European Seas: Social AwarenesS and CO-Responsibility
289042
European Commission
2007 - 2009/12 WEIGHT OF EVIDENCE (WOE) APPROACHES FOR SEDIMENT RISK ASSESSMENT: SADO ESTUARY CASE STUDY
Provided by PTCRIS: 82492
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2005 - 2007/12 WEIGHT OF EVIDENCE (WOE) APPROACHES FOR SEDIMENT RISK ASSESSMENT: SADO ESTUARY CASE STUDY
Provided by PTCRIS: 57821
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

Contract

Designation Funders
2021 - 2024/03/27 PLASTISENSOR - Lab-on-a-chip for in-situ aquatic microplastics identification and quantification by infrared cytometry
PTDC/EAM-OCE/6797/2020
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Universidade do Minho Centro de Sistemas Microeletromecânicos, Portugal

Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT, Portugal

Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente - FCT NOVA, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2020 - 2023/08/31 iPLASTIC - Dispersion and impacts of micro- and nano-plastics in the tropical and temperate oceans: from regional land-ocean interface to the open ocean
MICROPLAST/0003/2018
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT, Portugal

Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente - FCT NOVA, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2020 - 2022/05/31 PLASTISPHERE - Understanding microplastic biota composition and dynamics along the coasts of Israel and Portugal – –
PT-IL/0001/2019
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT, Portugal

Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2021/10 US4LITTER - Low-cost Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) for marine litter coastal mapping.
PTDC/EAM-REM/30324/2017
Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Ensino Superior
2018 - 2021/09 RIVERSEA - Land-based sources of marine litter and microplastics. Evaluation and modelling of the input from rivers and estuaries and implementation of prevention and reduction strategies at the source
PTDC/EAM-AMB/30726/2017
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal

Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente - FCT NOVA, Portugal

Associação do Instituto Superior Técnico para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento, Portugal
Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Ensino Superior

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2014/02 POIZON - Microplastics and persistent pollutants - a double threat to marine life (POIZON)
Provided by PTCRIS: 102677
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2006 - 2008/07 ERODES - Density-dependent effects of bioturbation on erosion-deposition cycles of estuarine sediments
Provided by PTCRIS: 59262
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2001 - 2004 MOBIDYCS - Integration of bioturbation and biodeposition processes in hydrodynamics and transport models for estuarine contaminated sediments.
POCTI/33735/BSE/1999
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. Sobral, Paula. "Microplastics from wastewater treatment plants – preliminary data - Proceedings of the International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea". Paper presented in International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea, Capri, 2018.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-319-71279-6
Journal article
  1. Fragão, Joana; Bessa, Filipa; Otero, Vanessa; Barbosa, Andrés; Sobral, Paula; Waluda, Claire M.; Guímaro, Hugo R.; Xavier, José C.. "Microplastics and other anthropogenic particles in Antarctica: Using penguins as biological samplers". Science of The Total Environment 788 (2021): 147698. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147698.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147698
  2. Andriolo, Umberto; Gonçalves, Gil; Sobral, Paula; Bessa, Filipa. "Spatial and size distribution of macro-litter on coastal dunes from drone images: A case study on the Atlantic coast". Marine Pollution Bulletin 169 (2021): 112490. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112490.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112490
  3. Andriolo, Umberto; Gonçalves, Gil; Rangel-Buitrago, Nelson; Paterni, Marco; Bessa, Filipa; Gonçalves, Luisa M.S.; Sobral, Paula; et al. "Drones for litter mapping: An inter-operator concordance test in marking beached items on aerial images". Marine Pollution Bulletin 169 (2021): 112542. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112542.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112542
  4. Pires, Ana; Sobral, Paula. "Application of failure mode and effects analysis to reduce microplastic emissions". Waste Management & Research: The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy (2021): 0734242X2110031. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0734242x211003133.
    10.1177/0734242x211003133
  5. Pequeno, João; Antunes, Joana; Dhimmer, Viren; Bessa, Filipa; Sobral, Paula. "Microplastics in Marine and Estuarine Species From the Coast of Portugal". Frontiers in Environmental Science 9 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.579127.
    10.3389/fenvs.2021.579127
  6. Galgani, Francois; Brien, Aleke Stoefen-o; Weis, Judith; Ioakeimidis, Christos; Schuyler, Qamar; Makarenko, Iryna; Griffiths, Huw; et al. "Are litter, plastic and microplastic quantities increasing in the ocean?". Microplastics and Nanoplastics 1 1 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s43591-020-00002-8.
    Published • 10.1186/s43591-020-00002-8
  7. Rodrigues, Diana; Antunes, Joana; Otero, Vanessa; Sobral, Paula; Costa, Maria Helena. "Distribution Patterns of Microplastics in Seawater Surface at a Portuguese Estuary and Marine Park". Frontiers in Environmental Science 8 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2020.582217.
    10.3389/fenvs.2020.582217
  8. Andriolo, Umberto; Gonçalves, Gil; Sobral, Paula; Fontán-Bouzas, Ángela; Bessa, Filipa. "Beach-dune morphodynamics and marine macro-litter abundance: An integrated approach with Unmanned Aerial System". Science of The Total Environment 749 (2020): 141474. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141474.
    Published • 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141474
  9. Andriolo, Umberto; Gonçalves, Gil; Bessa, Filipa; Sobral, Paula. "Mapping marine litter on coastal dunes with unmanned aerial systems: A showcase on the Atlantic Coast". Science of The Total Environment 736 (2020): 139632. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139632.
    Published • 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139632
  10. Gil Gonçalves; Umberto Andriolo; Luísa Gonçalves; Paula Sobral; Filipa Bessa. "Quantifying Marine Macro Litter Abundance on a Sandy Beach Using Unmanned Aerial Systems and Object-Oriented Machine Learning Methods". Remote Sensing (2020): https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12162599.
    10.3390/rs12162599
  11. Sobral, Paula. "Microplastics in gentoo penguins from the Antarctic region". Scientific Reports (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50621-2.
    10.1038/s41598-019-50621-2
  12. Kandziora, J.H.; van Toulon, N.; Sobral, P.; Taylor, H.L.; Ribbink, A.J.; Jambeck, J.R.; Werner, S.. "The important role of marine debris networks to prevent and reduce ocean plastic pollution". Marine Pollution Bulletin 141 (2019): 657-662. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.01.034.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.01.034
  13. Sobral, Paula. "An assessment of the ability to ingest and excrete microplastics by filter-feeders: A case study with the Mediterranean mussel". Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987) (2019): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.038.
    10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.038
  14. Chagnon, Catherine; Thiel, Martin; Antunes, Joana; Ferreira, Joana Lia; Sobral, Paula; Ory, Nicolas Christian. "Plastic ingestion and trophic transfer between Easter Island flying fish (Cheilopogon rapanouiensis) and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from Rapa Nui (Easter Island)". Environmental Pollution 243 (2018): 127-133. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.08.042.
    Published • 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.08.042
  15. Frederieke Kroon; Cherie Motti; Sam Talbot; Paula Sobral; Marji Puotinen. "A workflow for improving estimates of microplastic contamination in marine waters: A case study from North-Western Australia". Environmental Pollution 238 (2018): 26-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.03.010.
    10.1016/j.envpol.2018.03.010
  16. Abidli, Sami; Antunes, Joana C.; Ferreira, Joana L.; Lahbib, Youssef; Sobral, Paula; Trigui El Menif, Najoua. "Microplastics in sediments from the littoral zone of the north Tunisian coast (Mediterranean Sea)". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 205 (2018): 1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.03.006.
    10.1016/j.ecss.2018.03.006
  17. Abidli, Sami; Antunes, Joana C.; Ferreira, Joana L.; Lahbib, Youssef; Sobral, Paula; Trigui El Menif, Najoua. "Microplastics in sediments from the littoral zone of the north Tunisian coast (Mediterranean Sea)". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 205 (2018): 1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.03.006.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ecss.2018.03.006
  18. Ory, N.; Chagnon, C.; Felix, F.; Fernández, C.; Ferreira, J.L.; Gallardo, C.; Garcés Ordóñez, O.; et al. "Low prevalence of microplastic contamination in planktivorous fish species from the southeast Pacific Ocean". Marine Pollution Bulletin 127 (2018): 211-216. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85037342422&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.12.016
  19. Sobral, Paula. "Microplastics on the Portuguese coast". Marine pollution bulletin (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.04.025.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.04.025
  20. Lusher, A.L.; Welden, N.A.; Sobral, P.; Cole, M.. "Sampling, isolating and identifying microplastics ingested by fish and invertebrates". Analytical Methods 9 9 (2017): 1346-1360. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85014559864&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/c6ay02415g
  21. Ory, N.C.; Sobral, P.; Ferreira, J.L.; Thiel, M.. "Amberstripe scad Decapterus muroadsi (Carangidae) fish ingest blue microplastics resembling their copepod prey along the coast of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in the South Pacific subtropical gyre". Science of the Total Environment 586 (2017): 430-437. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85011990305&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.175
  22. Frias, J.P.G.L.; Gago, J.; Otero, V.; Sobral, P.. "Microplastics in coastal sediments from Southern Portuguese shelf waters". Marine Environmental Research 114 (2016): 24-30. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84959211797&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.12.006
  23. Neves, D.; Sobral, P.; Ferreira, J.L.; Pereira, T.. "Ingestion of microplastics by commercial fish off the Portuguese coast". Marine Pollution Bulletin 101 1 (2015): 119-126. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84947595047&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.11.008
  24. Neves, D.; Sobral, P.; Pereira, T.. "Marine litter in bottom trawls off the Portuguese coast". Marine Pollution Bulletin 99 1-2 (2015): 301-304. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84944280687&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.07.044
  25. Matias, D.; Ben-Hamadou, R.; Joaquim, S.; Matias, A.M.; Sobral, P.; Leitão, A.. "The influence of different microalgal diets on European clam (Ruditapes decussatus, Linnaeus, 1758) larvae culture performances". Aquaculture Research 46 10 (2015): 2527-2543. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84940896574&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/are.12417
  26. Vieira, R.P.; Raposo, I.P.; Sobral, P.; Gonçalves, J.M.S.; Bell, K.L.C.; Cunha, M.R.. "Lost fishing gear and litter at Gorringe Bank (NE Atlantic)". Journal of Sea Research 100 (2014): 91-98. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84938211152&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.seares.2014.10.005
  27. Frias, J.P.G.L.; Otero, V.; Sobral, P.. "Evidence of microplastics in samples of zooplankton from Portuguese coastal waters". Marine Environmental Research 95 (2014): 89-95. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84893757786&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marenvres.2014.01.001
  28. Matias, Domitília; Joaquim, Sandra; Matias, Ana Margarete; Moura, Paula; de Sousa, Joana Teixeira; Sobral, Paula; Leitão, Alexandra. "The reproductive cycle of the European clam Ruditapes decussatus (L., 1758) in two Portuguese populations: Implications for management and aquaculture programs". Aquaculture 406-407 (2013): 52-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.04.030.
    Published • 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.04.030
  29. Barros, P.; Sobral, P.; Range, P.; Chícharo, L.; Matias, D.. "Effects of sea-water acidification on fertilization and larval development of the oyster Crassostrea gigas". Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 440 (2013): 200-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2012.12.014.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jembe.2012.12.014
  30. Mizukawa, K.; Takada, H.; Ito, M.; Geok, Y.B.; Hosoda, J.; Yamashita, R.; Saha, M.; et al. "Monitoring of a wide range of organic micropollutants on the Portuguese coast using plastic resin pellets". Marine Pollution Bulletin 70 1-2 (2013): 296-302. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84877832103&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.02.008
  31. Barros, P.; Sobral, P.; Range, P.; Chícharo, L.; Matias, D.. "Effects of sea-water acidification on fertilization and larval development of the oyster Crassostrea gigas". Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 440 (2013): 200-206. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84873128944&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.jembe.2012.12.014
  32. Antunes, J.C.; Frias, J.G.L.; Micaelo, A.C.; Sobral, P.. "Resin pellets from beaches of the Portuguese coast and adsorbed persistent organic pollutants". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 130 (2013): 62-69. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84883202933&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ecss.2013.06.016
  33. Matias, D.; Joaquim, S.; Matias, A.M.; Moura, P.; de Sousa, J.T.; Sobral, P.; Leitão, A.. "The reproductive cycle of the European clam Ruditapes decussatus (L., 1758) in two Portuguese populations: Implications for management and aquaculture programs". Aquaculture 406-407 (2013): 52-61. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84878319049&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.04.030
  34. Sobral, P.; Ferreira, J.C.; Pinto, F.T.. "GIS and web-based information as innovative tools for coastal zone management". Journal of Coastal Conservation 16 4 (2012): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84870300576&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s11852-012-0185-4
  35. Sobral, P.; Ferreira, J.C.; Pinto, F.T.. "People, Communities, and Education at the Coast". Journal of Coastal Conservation 16 4 (2012): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84870291819&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s11852-012-0194-3
  36. Matias, D.; Joaquim, S.; Ramos, M.; Sobral, P.; Leitão, A.. "Biochemical compounds' dynamics during larval development of the carpet-shell clam Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758): Effects of mono-specific diets and starvation". Helgoland Marine Research 65 3 (2011): 369-379. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-80051791703&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10152-010-0230-3
  37. Martins, J.; Sobral, P.. "Plastic marine debris on the Portuguese coastline: A matter of size?". Marine Pollution Bulletin 62 12 (2011): 2649-2653. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-81855217528&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.09.028
  38. Matias, Domitília; Joaquim, Sandra; Ramos, Margarete; Sobral, Paula; Leitão, Alexandra. "Biochemical compounds’ dynamics during larval development of the carpet-shell clam Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758): effects of mono-specific diets and starvation". Helgoland Marine Research 65 3 (2010): 369-379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10152-010-0230-3.
    Published • 10.1007/s10152-010-0230-3
  39. Frias, J.P.G.L.; Sobral, P.; Ferreira, A.M.. "Organic pollutants in microplastics from two beaches of the Portuguese coast". Marine Pollution Bulletin 60 11 (2010): 1988-1992. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78049295157&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.07.030
  40. Fernandes, S.; Sobral, P.; Alcântara, F.. "Nereis diversicolor and copper contamination effect on the erosion of cohesive sediments: A flume experiment". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 82 3 (2009): 443-451. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2009.02.007.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ecss.2009.02.007
  41. Soares, C.; Sobral, P.. "Density-dependent effects of bioturbation by the clam, Scrobicularia plana, on the erodibility of estuarine sediments". Marine and Freshwater Research 60 7 (2009): 737-744. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-68549104209&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1071/MF08069
  42. Fernandes, S.; Sobral, P.; Alcântara, F.. "Nereis diversicolor and copper contamination effect on the erosion of cohesive sediments: A flume experiment". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 82 3 (2009): 443-451. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-62749158225&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ecss.2009.02.007
  43. Soares, C.; Sobral, P.. "Bioturbation and erodibility of sediments from the tagus estuary". Journal of Coastal Research SPEC. ISSU (2009): 1429-1433. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84889842704&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  44. Soares, Claudia; Sobral, Paula. "Density-dependent effects of bioturbation by the clam, Scrobicularia plana, on the erodibility of estuarine sediments". Marine and Freshwater Research 60 7 (2009): 737. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/mf08069.
    Published • 10.1071/mf08069
  45. Almeida, Adelaide; Cunha, Ângela; Fernandes, Sandra; Sobral, Paula; Alcântara, Fernanda. "Copper effects on bacterial activity of estuarine silty sediments". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 73 3-4 (2007): 743-752. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.03.013.
    10.1016/j.ecss.2007.03.013
  46. Almeida, A.; Cunha, A.; Fernandes, S.; Sobral, P.; Alcântara, F.. "Copper effects on bacterial activity of estuarine silty sediments". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 73 3-4 (2007): 743-752. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34249060301&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ecss.2007.03.013
  47. Fernandes, S.; Sobral, P.; van Duren, L.. "Clearance rates of Cerastoderma edule under increasing current velocity". Continental Shelf Research 27 8 (2007): 1104-1115. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34247323569&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.csr.2006.08.010
  48. Fernandes, S.; Sobral, P.; Costa, M.H.. "Nereis diversicolor effect on the stability of cohesive intertidal sediments". Aquatic Ecology 40 4 (2006): 567-579. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33847291396&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10452-005-8000-z
  49. Fernandes, S.; Meysman, F.J.R.; Sobral, P.. "The influence of Cu contamination on Nereis diversicolor bioturbation". Marine Chemistry 102 1-2 (2006): 148-158. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33748912232&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.marchem.2005.12.002
  50. Sobral, P.; Fernandes, S.. "Physiological responses and scope for growth of ruditapes decussatus from Ria Formosa, southern Portugal, exposed to increased ambient ammonia". Scientia Marina 68 2 (2004): 219-225. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-3442877918&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  51. Sobral, P; Widdows, J. "Effects of increasing current velocity, turbidity and particle-size selection on the feeding activity and scope for growth of Ruditapes decussatus from Ria Formosa, southern Portugal". Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 245 1 (2000): 111-125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0022-0981(99)00154-9.
    10.1016/s0022-0981(99)00154-9
  52. Sobral, P.; Widdows, J.. "Effects of increasing current velocity, turbidity and particle-size selection on the feeding activity and scope for growth of Ruditapes decussatus from Ria Formosa, southern Portugal". Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 245 1 (2000): 111-125. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0034159973&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0022-0981(99)00154-9
  53. Sobral, P.; Widdows, J.. "Effects of copper exposure on the scope for growth of the clam Ruditapes decussatus from southern Portugal". Marine Pollution Bulletin 34 12 (1997): 992-1000. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0025-326x(97)00116-1.
    10.1016/s0025-326x(97)00116-1
  54. Sobral, P.; Widdows, J.. "Influence of hypoxia and anoxia on the physiological responses of the clam Ruditapes decussatus from southern Portugal". Marine Biology 127 3 (1997): 455-461. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031046818&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s002270050033
  55. Sobral, P.; Widdows, J.. "Effects of elevated temperatures on the scope for growth and resistance to air exposure of the clam Ruditapes decussatus (L.), from southern Portugal". Scientia Marina 61 2 (1997): 163-171. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031399311&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  56. Sobral, P.; Widdows, J.. "Effects of copper exposure on the scope for growth of the clam Ruditapes decussatus from southern Portugal". Marine Pollution Bulletin 34 12 (1997): 992-1000. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0031425932&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0025-326X(97)00116-1
Report
  1. Sobral, Paula. 2019. Harmonized protocol for monitoring microplastics in biota. https://tinyurl.com/y2ra2shf.
  2. Sobral, Paula. 2018. Standardised protocol for monitoring microplastics in sediments. https://tinyurl.com/y4agtj3k.
  3. Sobral, Paula. 2018. Standardised protocol for monitoring microplastics in seawaters.. https://tinyurl.com/y4agtj3k.
  4. Sobral, Paula. 2016. Identifying Sources of Marine Litter . MSFD GES TG Marine Litter Thematic Report;. http://ec.europa.eu/environment/marine/good-environmental-status/descriptor-10/pdf/MSFD_identifying_sources_of_marine_litter.pdf .
  5. Sobral, Paula. 2016. Identifying Sources of Marine Litter. http://ec.europa.eu/environment/marine/good-environmental-status/descriptor-10/pdf/MSFD_identifying_sources_of_marine_litter.pdf.
Activities

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2017 - 2017 Microplastics in gastrointestinal tracts of Trachurus trachurus and Scomber colias from the Portuguese Coastal waters
Supervisor
Engenharia do Ambiente (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2012 - 2012 Effects of the presence of microplastic particles in Portuguese coastal waters and marine mussels
Supervisor
Ambiente (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2009 - 2009 Bases Biológicas e Ambientais para a Optimização da Produção de Amêijoa-boa Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Supervisor
Ambiente (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2002 - 2002 Functional Role of Macrobenthos on Estuarine Sediment Dynamics
Supervisor
Engenharia do Ambiente (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
Distinctions

Other distinction

2019 Mulheres cientistas - inclusão na 2ªedição da publicação (Ciência Viva)
Ciência Viva, Portugal
2017 Membro do grupo de peritos da FCT - Perita em microplásticos
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal