Ecology and zoology

Contact

Address
Facultade de ciencias do mar (campus de Vigo, Lagoas-Marcosende)
Phone
986 812 589
Website
http://ecocost.webs.uvigo.es/

Research areas

Research lines
MARINE POLLUTION
- Sensitivity of marine invertebrate to pollutant.
- Toxicity of antifouling products.
- Chemical speciation and bioavailability of metals
- Integrated assessment of marine pollution.
ENVIRONMENTAL ASESSMENT
-Organisation and structure of benthic communities and ecosystem functioning.
- Impacts of invasive species and climate change on ecosystem.
MARINE RESOURCES
-Study of the effects of global warming on invertebrates of commercial interest, reproductive and larval biology.
-Mapping of commercial interest algae using remote technology (Applied Geotechnology group)
Keywords
Invasive species, marine pollution, zoology, marine ecosystems, PAHs, toxicology, environmental impact, ecology, climate change, heavy metals, marine resources, environmental quality, plastics

Technological offer

Services offered
MARINE RESOURCES
- Assessment of marine resources in substrates.
- Assessment and study of the reproductive status of marine resources.
- Growth analysis of cultured marine species: assessment of the effects of culture conditions.
- Larval and marine invertebrate culture.
MARINE POLLUTION ASSESSMENT
- Determination of the presence and concentration of metals, Zn, Cd, Pb, Cu in water.
- Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and organochlorine compounds.
- Chemical, toxicological and biological analysis of water.
- Assessment of coastal marine pollution.
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
- Quantification of the production and biomass of marine ecosystems.
- Analysis of marine ecosystems for conservation and impact studies.
- Stable isotope analysis of food webs.
- Impact of invasive species and climate change.
DISSEMINATION AND COURSES
- Environmental impact and quality assessment.
- Marine pollution, invasive species and climate change.
- Sustainable exploitation of marine resources.
- Experimental design and data analysis.

Group members

Química analítica
Investigador/a Principal
Ecologia
Investigador/a Principal
Desconocida
Miembro
Ecologia
Coordinador/a
Zoología
Colaborador/a
Zoología
Subdirector/a
Ecologia
Investigador/a Principal
Desconocida
Personal Apoio
Ecologia
Investigador/a Principal
biologia animal (sustituida)
sen asignacion
Ecologia
Personal Apoio
Desconocida
Miembro
Desconocida
Personal Apoio
Desconocida
sen asignacion
Desconocida
Miembro
Zoología
Subdirector/a 2
Área externa
Miembro
Ecologia
sen asignacion
Desconocida
Personal Apoio
Desconocida
Colaborador/a
Desconocida
Miembro
Desconocida
sen asignacion
Desconocida
Personal Apoio
Desconocida
Personal Apoio

Research results