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  • Carolina Parelho, Armindo dos Santos Rodrigues, José Virgílio Cruz, Patrícia Ventura Garcia
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • The Science of the total environment
  • 2014 (First Published: 1 October 2014)
  • The concern about the environmental impacts caused by agriculture intensification is growing as large amounts of nutrients and contaminants are introduced into soil ecosystems. Volcanic soils areContinue Reading
  • José A. P. Marcelino, Luís Silva, Patrícia Ventura Garcia, Everett Weber, António O Soares
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • 2012 (First Published: 1 August 2013)
  • The aim of this study was to assess the impact of anthropogenic disturbance on the partitioning of plant communities (species spectra) across a landcover gradient of community types, categorizingContinue Reading
  • Paulo Torres, Armindo dos Santos Rodrigues, Lília Aparecida Rodrigues Soares, Patrícia Ventura Garcia
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Archives of Environmental Contamination and…
  • 2015 (First Published: 1 February 2016)
  • Concentrations of cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), and lead [Pb (µg g−1 wet weight)] were determined in liver and muscle samples of 15 bigeye (Thunnus obesus) and 15 skipjack tunas (Katsuwonus pelamis)Continue Reading
  • Carolina Parelho, Armindo dos Santos Rodrigues, Michelle Camille Barreto, Nuno G C Ferreira, Patrícia Ventura Garcia
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecotoxicology and environmental safety
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 July 2016)
  • Volcanic soils are unique naturally fertile resources, extensively used for agricultural purposes and with particular physicochemical properties that may result in accumulation of toxic substances,Continue Reading
  • Diana Paula Silva Linhares, Patrícia Ventura Garcia, +7 authors Armindo dos Santos Rodrigues
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental Geochemistry and Health
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 October 2018)
  • Hydrothermal areas are potentially hazardous to humans as volcanic gases such as radon (222Rn) are continuously released from soil diffuse degassing. Exposure to radon is estimated to be the secondContinue Reading
  • Diana Paula Silva Linhares, Patrícia Ventura Garcia, +4 authors Armindo dos Santos Rodrigues
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Chemosphere
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 July 2016)
  • The natural enrichment of water with fluoride is related to natural sources such as volcanic activity, with it being documented that fluorosis, an endemic and widespread disease in volcanic areas, isContinue Reading