CBMA

Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

Francisco André Costa Carvalho
Francisco André Costa Carvalho
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PhD Student
Sustaining Life - Biodiversity and Functional Ecology
Cláudia Pascoal
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Gualtar, Departamento de Biologia - 4710-057, Braga - P

Current Research & Key Publications

Impacts of freshwater invasive crayfish species on key ecosystem processes under a climate change scenario

Carvalho F., Pascoal C., Cássio F., Sousa R. (2016) Direct and indirect effects of an invasive omnivore crayfish on leaf litter decomposition. Science of the Total Environment 541, 714-720

Research Projects

PhD Student (FCT fellow) 

Landscape Laboratory of Guimarães. Research fellow.

FIRETOX - Toxic effects of wildfires on aquatic
systems.PTDC/AAG-GLO/4176/2012. Research fellow.

FRESHBIOFUN - Biodiversity and the functioning of detritus
food-webs in freshwaters. PTDC/AAC-AMB/117068/2010. Team member.



Publications

Carvalho F., Pascoal C., Cássio F., Sousa R. (2016) Direct and indirect effects of an invasive omnivore crayfish on leaf litter decomposition. Science of the Total Environment 541, 714-720 

 

 

 

Carvalho F., Pascoal C., Cássio F., Sousa R. (2014) Impacts of invasive omnivore predators on plant litter decomposition in streams: the case of Procambarus clarkii. Master's thesis.

Carvalho F., Sahadeevan S., Pascoal C., Cássio F. (2011) Does the age and composition of the riparian stand affect ecosystem functioning in streams? Graduation thesis. 

Oral Communications

Carvalho F, Pradhan A, Abrantes N, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Ecotoxicological effects of post-fire runoffs on aquatic invertebrate detritivores. 25th SETAC Europe. 3-7 May 2015.

Carvalho F, Pascoal C, Cássio F and Sousa R. Efeito do lagostim invasor Procambarus clarkii na decomposição dos detritus vegetais e invertebrados associados. VII Iberian Symposium of the Hydrographic Basin of Minho River. 7-8 November 2014. 

Carvalho F, Pascoal C, Cássio F and Sousa R. Impacts of invasive omniver predators on plant litter decomposition on streams: the case of Procambarus clarkii. DBIO Seminars, University of Minho. 5 November 2014.

 

Poster Communications

 

Cássio F, Carvalho F, Pradhan A, Abrantes N, Pascoal C. Ecotoxicological effects of post-fire runoff on aquatic microbial decomposers and invertebrate shredders. 100th ESA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, USA. 9-14 August 2015.

Pascoal C, Carvalho F, Cássio F, Sousa R. Impacts of an invader omnivore predator on detrital food webs in streams. 100th ESA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, USA. 9-14 August 2015.

Carvalho F, Seena S, Cássio F and Pascoal C. Effects of composition and age of riparian forest on stream ecosystem functioning. 11th Intecol, London, England. 18-23 August 2013.

Carvalho F, Seena S, Cássio F and Pascoal C. Does the age and composition of the riparian stand affect ecosystem functioning in streams? XVI Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Guimarães, Portugal. 2-6 July 2012.


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