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Département de Biologie /
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2078
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Canada
Phone : +1 418 656 5193

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Ana Padeiro

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Ana
Padeiro
PhD
Limnology and microbial ecology

Phone : 418-656-2131
Fax : 418-656-2978

Academic profile

Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering (Starting)
Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal

Université Laval, Québec, Canada
M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering (2012-2014)

Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal
Degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering (2008-2012)

Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal


Past experience:

Intern in the chemical and microbiological analysis’s laboratory of Instituto Superior Técnico (2015 – Present)

Master thesis on human impact on soil and water of Fildes Peninsula, Antártida (2014-2015)


Research interests:

- Environmental chemistry;  
- Environmental contamination in extreme environments;  
- Polar science
- Permafrost


Publications
Padeiro, A., Amaro, E., Santos, M.C., Araújo, M.F., Gomes, S., Leppe, M., Verkulich, S., Hughes, K., Peter, H-U., Canário, J., Trace elements contamination in Fildes Peninsula (King George Island, Antarctic): Availability and Remediation strategies. Journal of Environmental Management. (Submitted).
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Cabrita, M.T., Padeiro, A., Amaro, E., Santos, M.C., Leppe, M., Verkulich, S., Hughes, K., Peter, H-U., Canário, J. Evaluating trace metal bioavailability and transfer into marine food chains using immobilised diatom model species Phaeodactylum tricornutum, on King George Island, Antarctica. Environmental Pollution. (Submitted).

Amaro, E., Padeiro, A., Mão de Ferro, A., Mota, A.,  Leppe, M., Verkulich, S., Hughes, K., Peter, H-U., Canário, J., 2015. Assessing trace element contamination in Fildes Peninsula (King George Island) and Ardley Island, Antarctic. Marine Pollution Bulletin. (DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.05.018).


Oral presentations

Canário, J., Mão de Ferro, A., Amaro, E., Padeiro, A., Mota, A.M., 2014. Mercury in Maritime Antarctica - The case studies of Deception and King George Islands. SETAC North America 35th Annual Meeting, November 9-13, Vancouver, Canada.
 
Padeiro, A., Amaro, E., Santos, M. C., Araújo, M. F., Cabrita, M. T., Gomes, S., Leppe, M., Huges, K., Peter, H-U., Canário, J., 2014. Assessing Contaminant Levels and Distribution in Fildes Bay (King George Island, Antarctica). 6a Conferência Portuguesa de Ciências Polares, Porto, Portugal, 30-31 Outubro de Novembro.

 Canário, J., Padeiro, A., Amaro, E., Huges, K., Peter, H-U., Leppe, M., Verkulich, S.,2014. Trace element concentrations in environmental samples from Fildes Peninsula (King George   Island, Antarctica): A potential problem? 2014 SCAR Open Science Conference, August   24-28, Auckland, New Zealand. 


Poster presentations
 

Padeiro, A., Amaro, E., Santos, M. C., Araújo, M. F., Cabrita, M. T., Gomes, S., Leppe, M., Huges, K., Peter, H-U., Canário, J., 2014. Trace element distribution and bioavailibility in soils from Fildes Peninsula (King George Island, Antarctic).  XXIV Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Coimbra, Portugal, 1-3 Julho 2015

Amaro, E., Padeiro, A., Mota, A.M., Santos, M. C., Leppe, M., Canário, J., 2014. Dissolved trace elements in Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, Antarctica. 6a Conferência Portuguesa de Ciências Polares, Porto, Portugal, 30-31 Outubro 2014.

Pereira, J., Pereira, P., Padeiro, A., Gonçalves, F., Leppe, M., Amaro, E., Canário, J., 2014. Toxicity potential of Antarctica soils related with trace elements retention. 6a Conferência Portuguesa de Ciências Polares, Porto, Portugal, 30-31 Outubro de Novembro 2014.