Environment and sustainability


Control, monitoring and prediction of the effects on health and the environment from pollutant sources.

Development and validation of fate and transport models.

Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for the evaluation of environmental and human health risks.

Development of Expert Systems and application of Multicriteria Methods for decision-making.

Climate change and environmental pollution. Impact on human health and ecosystems.

Air, soil, water and sediment characterization.

Pollutants bioavailability and fate in air water and soil.

Aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem analysis

Ecotoxicity assays using aquatic and terrestrial organisms (microtox, daphnia, algae, plants, mesofauna, in vitro tests cells, enzymatic activities).

Ecosystem services.