AIR Centre Publications


  • Lima, A.C., Royer, E., Bolzonella, M. and Pastres R., 2023. Digital Twins for land-based aquaculture: A case study for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) version 2; peer review: 2 approved. Open Res Europe, 2:16
  • Pinelo, J., Rocha, A.D., Arvana, M., Gonçalves, J., Cota, N. and Silva, P., 2023. Unveiling LoRa’s Oceanic Reach: Assessing the Coverage of the Azores LoRaWAN Network from an Island. Sensors, 23(17), p.7394.
  • Valente, A., Castanho, E., Giusti, A., Pinelo, J. and Silva, P., 2023, July. An Open-Source Data Pipeline Framework to Detect Floating Marine Plastic Litter Using Sentinel-2 Imagery and Machine Learning. In IGARSS 2023-2023 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (pp. 4108-4111). IEEE.
  • Castaño-Ortiz, J.M., Gil-Solsona, R., Ospina-Álvarez, N., Alcaraz-Hernández, J.D., Farré, M., León, V.M., Barceló, D., Santos, L.H.M.L.M. and Rodríguez-Mozaz, S., 2023. Fate of pharmaceuticals in the Ebro River Delta region: The combined evaluation of water, sediment, plastic litter, and biomonitoring. Science of The Total Environment, p.167467.
  • Castaño-Ortiz, J.M., Gil-Solsona, R., Ospina-Alvarez, N., García-Pimentel, M.D.M., León, V.M., Santos, L.H.M.L.M., Barceló, D. and Rodríguez-Mozaz, S., 2023. Bioaccumulation and fate of pharmaceuticals in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon: Temporal variation and impact of a flash flood event. Environmental research, 228, p.115887.
  • Pereira, E., Tieppo, M., Faria, J., Hart, D., Lermusiaux, P., (AIR Centre Team: Castanho, E., Moutinho, J., Chen, T.) 2023. Subsea Cables as Enablers of a Next Generation Global Ocean Sensing System. Oceanography, 36(1), pp.70-71.
  • Martins, I., Guerra, A., Azevedo, A., Harasse, O., Colaço, A., Xavier, J., Caetano, M., Carreiro-Silva, M., Martins, I., Neuparth, T. and Raimundo, J., (AIR Centre Team: Soares, J.) 2023. A modelling framework to assess multiple metals impacts on marine food webs: Relevance for assessing the ecological implications of deep-sea mining based on a systematic review. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 191, p.114902.
  • Mashtakov, Y., Guerman A., Panagopoulos, J., Marques, A., Lázaro, C., Fernandes J. and Melo, J., 2023. MAGAL Constellation: Small Satellites for Ocean Radar Altimetry. In IAC-23 (B4,7,12,x79408).


  • Jessop, A., Chow, C., Dornelas, M., Pereira, H., Sousa-Pinto, I., Hernández-Chan, S., Junker, J., Soares, J., Ratnarajah, L., Fernández, M. and Mendo, T., 2022. MarBioME - Overview and assessment of the current state of Marine Biodiversity Monitoring in the European Union and adjacent marine waters. Independent Expert Report to the European Commission.
  • Aytan, U., Şentürk, Y. and Valente, A., 2022. Micro- and mesoplastics in the surface waters of the Finike (Anaximander) Seamounts in the eastern Mediterranean. In Journal of the Black Sea/Mediterranean Environment 28 (2) (pp. 264-281).
  • Valente, A., Sathyendranath, S., Brotas, V., Groom, S., Grant, M., Jackson, T., Chuprin, A., Taberner, M., Airs, R., Antoine, D. and Arnone, R., 2022. A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean colour satellite applications–version three. Earth System Science Data, 14(12), pp.5737-5770.
  • Martinez-Haro, M., Acevedo, P., Pais-Costa, A.J., Neto, J.M., Vieira, L.R., Ospina-Alvarez, N., Taggart, M.A., Guilhermino, L., Ribeiro, R. and Marques, J.C., 2022. Ecotoxicological tools in support of the aims of the European Water Framework Directive: A step towards a more holistic ecosystem-based approach. Ecological Indicators, 145, p.109645.
  • Gil-Solsona, R., Castaño-Ortiz, J.M., Muñoz-Mas, R., Insa, S., Farré, M., Ospina-Alvarez, N., Santos, L.H.M.L.M., García-Pimentel, M., Barceló, D. and Rodríguez-Mozaz, S., 2022. A holistic assessment of the sources, prevalence, and distribution of bisphenol A and analogues in water, sediments, biota and plastic litter of the Ebro Delta (Spain). Environmental Pollution, 314, p.120310.
  • Ospina-Alvarez, N., Li-Chen, T., Anyanwu, P., Waniko, S. and Ravagnan, E., 2022. ASTRAL’s Ocean Literacy for Aquaculture: Increasing Public Acceptance and Awareness of Aquaculture in the Atlantic. In Aquaculture Europe 2022 (AE2022), Rimini (pp. 970-971).
  • Li-Chen, T., Ospina-Alvarez, N., Anyanwu, P., Atoba, A.N., Waniko, S. and Ravagnan, E., 2022. Women empowerment and gender mainstreaming in sustainable aquaculture. In Aquaculture Europe 2022 (AE2022), Rimini (pp. 711-712).
  • Waniko, S., Anyanwu, P., Li-Chen, T., Ospina-Alvarez, N., Desoche, M. and Ravagnan, E., 2022. School campaigns in Nigeria to promote sustainable aquaculture and ocean literacy. In Aquaculture Europe 2022 (AE2022), Rimini (pp. 1410-1411).
  • Grigoratou, M., Montes, E., Richardson, A.J., Everett, J.D., Acevedo‐Trejos, E., Anderson, C., Chen, B., Guy‐Haim, T., Hinners, J., Lindemann, C. and Garcia, T.M., (AIR Centre Team: Soccodato, A.) 2022. The marine biodiversity observation network plankton workshops: plankton ecosystem function, biodiversity, and forecasting—research requirements and applications.
  • Santos, R., Bertolami, O., Castanho, E., Silva, P., Costa, A., Guerra, A.G., Arantes, M., Martin, M., Figueiredo, P., Cecilio, C.M. and Castelão, I., 2022. The AEROS ocean observation mission and its CubeSat pathfinder. arXiv preprint arXiv:2211.05008.
  • Prendergast, S., Payne, C., Lifson, M., Haughwout, C., Tieppo, M., Figueiredo, P., Guerra, A., Costa, A., Magalhães, H., Hormigo, T. and Câmara, F., (AIR Centre Team: Castanho, E.) 2022. AEROS: Oceanographic Hyperspectral Imaging and Argos-Tracking CubeSat. arXiv preprint arXiv:2211.05124.
  • Tieppo, M., Pereira, E., Garcia, L.G., Rolim, M., Castanho, E., Matos, A., Silva, A., Ferreira, B., Pascoal, M., Almeida, E. and Costa, F., (AIR Centre Team: Moutinho, J., Silva, P., Chen, T.) 2022, October. Submarine Cables as Precursors of Persistent Systems for Large Scale Oceans Monitoring and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Operation. In OCEANS 2022, Hampton Roads (pp. 1-7). IEEE.
  • Marques, A., Lázaro, C., Fernandes, J., Melo, J., Guerra, A.G.C, João, A., Martin, M., Arantes, M., Figueiredo, P., Coelho, V. and Carvalho N.B., 2022, October - November. MAGAL Constellation. In Proceedings of 2022 Ocean Surface Topography Science Team (OSTST) Meeting, Venice (pp. 293-294).


  • Martins, I., Soares, J., Neuparth, T., Barreiro, A.F., Xavier, C., Antunes, C. and Santos, M.M., 2022. Prioritizing the effects of emerging contaminants on estuarine production under global warming scenarios. Toxics, 10(2), p.46.
  • Muller-Karger, F., Kavanaugh, M., Iken, K., Montes, E., Chavez, F., Ruhl, H., Miller, R., Runge, J., Grebmeier, J., Cooper, L. and Helmuth, B., (AIR Centre Team: Soares, J.) 2021. Marine Life 2030: Forecasting Changes to Ocean Biodiversity to Inform Decision-Making: A Critical Role for the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON). Marine Technology Society Journal, 55(3), pp.84-85.
  • Franz, G., Garcia, C.A., Pereira, J., de Freitas Assad, L.P., Rollnic, M., Garbossa, L.H.P., Da Cunha, L.C., Lentini, C.A., Nobre, P., Turra, A. and Trotte-Duhá, J.R., (AIR Centre Team: Moutinho, J.) 2021. Coastal ocean observing and modeling systems in Brazil: initiatives and future perspectives. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, p.681619.
  • Ospina-Alvarez, N., Li Chen, T. and Silva, P., 2021. Promoting Blue Economy: Towards a Sustainable Aquaculture Production and Consumption in the Atlantic. In Aquaculture Europe 2021 (AE2021), Funchal (pp. 922-924).
  • Silva, P., Ávila, M. and Gonçalves, M., 2021. Air and Water Quality Improvement during COVID-19 Lockdown. In GISTAM (pp. 109-115).
  • Silva, P., Gonçalves, M., Ávila, M. and Castanho, E., 2021, July. Air quality improvement during covid-19 pandemic: Study of land and maritime pollution. In 2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS (pp. 8368-8371). IEEE.
  • Freitas, S., Silva, H., Almeida, C., Viegas, D., Amaral, A., Santos, T., Dias, A., Jorge, P.A., Pham, C.K., Moutinho, J. and Silva, E., 2021, September. Hyperspectral Imaging System for Marine Litter Detection. In OCEANS 2021: San Diego–Porto (pp. 1-6). IEEE.