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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title Assistant Professor
Institution
University of the Algarve ( UAlg)
Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro Faro 8005-139 Faro
Address
University of the Algarve Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro
Faro
8005-139 Faro
Portugal
Nationality Portugal
Tel +351289800900
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Benthic invertebrates ecology, multivariate data analysis, trophic food webs and ecologycal modelling, indicators of ecosystem health
Working languages English, Portuguese
Skills/Expertise Estuarine and coastal ecology, ecological quality assessment
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Sofia GAMITO)

Guy, C., Cummings, V., Lohrer, A., Gamito, S., Thrush, S. [2014] Population trajectories for the Antarctic bivalve Laternula elliptica: identifying demographic bottlenecks in differing environmental futures. Polar Biology, 37: 541-553.
Veríssimo, H., Lane, M., Patricio, J., Gamito, S., Marques, J.C. [2013] Trends in water quality and subtidal benthic communities in a temperate estuary: Is the response to restoration efforts hidden by climate variability and the Estuarine Quality Paradox? Ecological Indicators 24: 56-67.
Moura, D., Gabriel, S., Gamito, S., Santos, R., Zugasti, E., Naylor, L., Gomes, A., Tavares, A.M., Martins, A.L. [2012] Integrated assessment of bioerosion, biocover and downwearing rates of carbonate rock shore platforms in southern Portugal. Continental Shelf Research. 38: 79-88.
Gamito, S.; Patricio, J., Neto, J.M., Marques, J.C., Teixeira, H. [2012] The importance of habitat-type for defining the reference conditions and the ecological quality status based on benthic invertebrates: The Ria Formosa coastal lagoon (Southern Portugal) case study. Ecological Indicators 19:61-72.
Gamito, S., Patricio, J., Neto, J. M., Teixeira, H., Marques, J.C. [2012] Feeding diversity index as complementary information in the assessment of ecological quality status. Ecological Indicators 19: 73-78.
Branco, M.A.C., Arruda, M.A., and Gamito, S. (2010). Feeding habits of Solea senegalensis in earthen ponds in Sado estuary. Journal of Sea Research 64: 446-450
Gamito, S., Chainho, P., Costa, J. L., Medeiros, J. P., Costa, M. J., and Marques, J. C. (2010). Modelling the effects of extreme events on the dynamics of the amphipod Corophium orientale. Ecological Modelling, 221: 459-466.
Gamito, S. and Furtado, R. (2009). Feeding diversity in macroinvertebrate communities: A contribution to estimate the ecological status in shallow waters. Ecological Indicators, 9: 1009-1019.
Branco, M. A. C., Moura, O., and Gamito, S. (2008). A growth equation for sole postlarvae (Solea senegalensis Kaup, 1858) in earthen ponds in the region of Tagus and Sado Estuaries (Portugal). Aquaculture Research, 39, 795-800.
Vadineanu, A., B. Rashleigh, M. Gurel, A. Ekdal, A. Aliyev, A. Pérez-Ruzafa, C. Taysan, E. Preda, E. Masson, E. Andrulewicz, M. Amanaliev, N.F. Hecan, O. Geldiyew, S. Gamito. (2008). Land-based sources, water quality and management. In: Sustainable use and development of Watersheds. Gönenç, I. Ethem, Anghelutta Vadineanu, John P. Wolflin and Rosemarie C. Russo (Eds), NATO Science for Peace and Security Series ? C: Environmental Security, Springer, Dordrecht, pp: 483-512.
Gamito, S. (2008). Water Framework Directive: Defining the Ecological Quality Status in Transitional and Coastal Waters. In: Sustainable use and development of Watersheds. Gönenç, I. Ethem, Anghelutta Vadineanu, John P. Wolflin and Rosemarie C. Russo (Eds), NATO Science for Peace and Security Series ? C: Environmental Security, Springer, Dordrecht, pp: 323-335.
Gamito, S. (2008). Three main stressors acting on the Ria Formosa lagoonal system (Southern Portugal): Physical stress, organic matter pollution and the land-ocean gradient. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 77, 710-720.
Coelho, S., Gamito,S. and Pérez-Ruzafa, A. [2007]. Trophic state of Foz de Almargem coastal lagoon (Algarve, South Portugal) based on the water quality and the phytoplankton community. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 71: 218-231.
Gamito, S. (2007). Modeling possible effects of terrorist attacks in coastal lagoon ecosystems with STELLA. In: Assessment of the fate and effects of toxic agents on water resources. Gönenç, I. Ethem, Vladimir Koutitonsky, Brenda Rashleigh, John P. Wolflin and Robert Ambrose (Eds), NATO Security through Science Series C: Environmental Security, Springer, Dordrecht, pp: 259-277.
Branco, M.A.C., Moura, O. and Gamito, S. [2006]Growth and survival of postlarvae of sole (Solea senegalensis) in net cages at the bottom of earthen ponds in the Tagus and Sado Estuaries. Aquaculture, 259: 278-282.
Hubert, F.N., M. Pellaud and S. Gamito, S. [2006] Environmental effects of marine fish pond culture in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal). Hydrobiologia, 555: 289-297
Gamito, S. [2006] Benthic ecology of semi-natural coastal lagoons, in the Ria Formosa (Southern Portugal), exposed to different water renewal regimes. Hydrobiologia, 555:75-87.
Gamito, S. and Erzini, K. [2005] Trophic food web and ecosystem attributes of a water reservoir of the Ria Formosa (south Portugal). Ecological Modelling, 181: 509-520.
Gamito, S., Gilabert, J., Marcos Diego, C. and Pérez-Ruzafa, A. [2005] Effects of changing environmental conditions on lagoon ecology. In: Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and modeling for sustainable use and development, Gönenç, I.E. & Wofflin, J., (Eds), CRC Press, Boca Raton. pp: 193-229
Videira, N, Antunes, P., Santos, R. and S. Gamito, S. [2003] Participatory modelling in environmental decision-making: the Ria Formosa Natural Park case study Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 5, 421-447
Cruz, S., Gamito, S. and Marques, J.C. [2003] Spatial distribution of Peracarids (Crustacea) in the intertidal zone of the Ria Formosa (Portugal) Crustaceana, 76, 411-431
Videira, N, P. Antunes, R. Santos & S. Gamito. 2003. Participatory modelling in environmental decision-making: the Ria Formosa Natural Park case study. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 5: 421-447.
Cruz, S., Marques, J.C., Gamito, S. and Martins, I. [2003] Auto-ecology of the isopoda Cyathura carinata (Kroyer, 1847) in the Ria Formosa (Algarve, Portugal) Crustaceana, 76, 781-802
Gamito, S., Pires, A., Pita, C. and Erzini, K. [2003] Food availability and the feeding ecology of ichthyofauna of a Ria Formosa (South Portugal) water reservoir Estuaries, 26, 938-948
Pita, C., Gamito, S. and Erzini, K. [2002] Feeding habits of the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) from the Ria Formosa (southern Portugal) with a comparison with the black seabream (Spondyliosoma cantharus) and the annular seabream (Diplodus annularis). Journal of Applied Icthyology, 18, 81-86
Henderson, A., Gamito, S., Karakassis, I., Pederson, P. and Smaal, A. [2001] Use of hydrodynamic and benthic models for managing environmental impacts of marine aquaculture. Journal of Applied Icthyology, 17, 163-172
Gamito, S. [1998] Growth models and their use in ecological modelling. An application to a fish population. Ecological Modelling, 113, 83-94
Gamito, S. [1997]. Application of Canonical Correspondence Analysis to environmental and benthic macrofauna data of four sites of Ria Formosa (Portugal). Publicaciones especiales del Instituto Español de Oceanografia, 23, 41-52
Gamito, S. [1997] Sustainable management of a coastal lagoonal system (Ria Formosa, Portugal): An ecological model for extensive aquaculture. International Journal of Salt Lake Research, 6, 145-173
Gamito, S., Wallace, J.C. and Raffaelli, D. [1997] An observation of prey selection by hatchery-reared juveniles of Sparus aurata in a salina water-reservoir of Ria Formosa (Portugal). Publicaciones especiales del Instituto Español de Oceanografia, 23, 171-179.
Gamito, S. and Raffaelli, D. [1992] The sensitivity of several ordination methods to sample replication in benthic surveys. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology Ecology, 164, 221-232
Gamito, S. [1989] The Benthic Macrofauna of some water reservoirs of salt-pans from Ria Formosa (Portugal). Scientia Marina, 53 (2- 3), 639-644.


Created: 0000-00-00 Last Updated: 2016-06-20 by Sofia GAMITO