Laura Guimarães

Laura Guimarães

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto

Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões
4450-208 - Porto | Portugal

+351 960092707


- Marine Biology
- Ocean plastics
- Ocean Science Education
- Ocean Science Technology

North Atlantic Ocean

English, French, Portuguese


<div>My expertise and research interests are in integrated chemical and biological monitoring of marine and estuarine systems, methods of diagnosis of environmental quality and health, investigation of metabolism and modes-of-action of environmental contaminants, application of biomarkers to assess animal health, effects-based evaluations for reuse of reclaimed water and cleaning of oil spills, ocean literacy. I have long teaching experience in graduation and post-graduation programmes, and professional development courses for school teachers.</div>

Environmental toxicology

Integrated ecosystems monitoring

Ocean literacy