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Ana I Catarino

  • Dr
  • Research Associate (NERC)
  • Heriot-Watt University
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  • 401CitationsNumber of citations received by Ana I's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

EcotoxicologyTemperatureEcologyMarine BiologyAcidificationNanoplasticsMicroplastics

About

Other Activities International Certification of Scuba Diver Level 2 (P2) from C.M.A.S. (Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques - World Underwater Federation) First Aid Diver Course (2003) Yachtsman’s license

Groups

Co-authors (84)

Publications (5)

  • Low levels of microplastics (MP) in wild mussels indicate that MP ingestion by humans is minimal compared to exposure via household fibres fallout during a meal

    • Catarino A
    • Macchia V
    • Sanderson W
    • et al.
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  • Development and optimization of a standard method for extraction of microplastics in mussels by enzyme digestion of soft tissues

    • Catarino A
    • Thompson R
    • Sanderson W
    • et al.
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    15Citations
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  • Antarctic cidaroid spines and ocean acidification: lessons from the deep

    • Catarino A
    • Guibourt V
    • Moureaux C
    • et al.
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  • Antarctic urchin ctenocidaris speciosa spines: Lessons from the deep

    • Catarino A
    • Guibourt V
    • Moureaux C
    • et al.
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    6Citations
  • Patterns, processes and vulnerability of Southern Ocean benthos: A decadal leap in knowledge and understanding

    • Kaiser S
    • Brandão S
    • Brix S
    • et al.
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    45Citations
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Professional experience

Research Associate (NERC)

Heriot-Watt University

June 2016 - Present

Marie Curie Fellow (Postdoc)

Heriot-Watt University

June 2014 - June 2016(2 years)

Consultant (science communications)

Sustainability Consult

November 2011 - May 2014(3 years)

PhD candidate

Université libre de Bruxelles

December 2007 - June 2011(4 years)

Education

PhD

Université Libre de Bruxelles - Free University of Brussel

January 2007 - June 2011(4 years)

Master of Research

Universidade de Évora (Portugal)

October 2004 - December 2006(2 years)

Marine Biology graduation (honours)

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

September 1998 - October 2003(5 years)