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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title Integrated researcher
Department CHAM - Portuguese Center for Global History
Address
Avenida de Berna, 26-C
Lisboa
1069-061
Tel 217500483
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Website http://cham.fcsh.unl.pt/, http://www.escolademar.pt/
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Activities Interdisciplinary and integrated studies. History of science; History of natural history; History of whaling and marine mammals; History of Portuguese discoveries and Atlantic islands. Historical ecology; Marine environmental history. Marine biology; Conservation; Ethology; Marine Mammals.
Research Region 36, 70
Working languages Portuguese; Spanish; English
Skills/Expertise Transdisciplinary studies in marine environmental history, maritime history and history of natural history in the Atlantic. Research on early modern to contemporary written sources.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Cristina BRITO)

Martinho F, Pereira A, Brito C, Gaspar R & Carvalho I (2015) Structure and abundance of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in coastal Setúbal bay, Portugal. Marine Biology Research, 11 (2): 144-156. DOI: 10.1080/17451000.2014.894244.
Teixeira A, Venâncio R & Brito C (2014) Archaeological remains accounting for the presence and exploitation of the North Atlantic right whale Eubalaena glacialis on the Portuguese coast (Peniche, West Iberia), 16th to 17th century. PLOS ONE, 9(2): e85971. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085971). http://journals.plos.org/ploscollections/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0085971
Brito C & Jordão V (2014) A baleación medieval e moderna en Portugal: Que nos din as fontes históricas? Eubalaena, nº 14: 28-40.
Brito C & Carvalho I (2013) Blackfish off Cape Verde Islands: the need for future effort to assess distribution, Abundance and interactions with human activities. ATAS DO COLÓQUIO INTERNACIONAL CABO VERDE E GUINÉ-BISSAU: PERCURSOS DO SABER E DA CIÊNCIA, LISBOA, Junho de 2012. IICT - Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical (ISBN 978-989-742-004-7): 8 pp.
Pereira A, Martinho F, Brito C & Carvalho I (2013) Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in São Tomé (São Tomé and Príncipe): Relative abundance, site fidelity and social structure. African Journal of Marine Science, 35 (4): 501-510.
Brito C (2013) On mermaids and manatees: a first approach to the evolution of natural history images in early modern times. In Roque, A.C and Wright, A.J. (Eds.) 2013. From nature to science: scientificillustration on marine mammals throughout the centuries. Old challenges and newperspectives. Report from the European Cetacean Society Conference Workshop, Setúbal, Portugal. European Cetacean Society Special Publication Series No 56: 12-22 pp.
Prieto R, Pham C, Brito C & Morato T (2013) Biomass removal from shore-based whaling in the Azores. Fisheries Research, 143: 98-101. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2013.02.001)
Brito C (2012) A história ambiental dos cetáceos em Portugal ao longo de 500 anos de avistamentos. In Cetáceos de Portugal: Passado, Presente e Futuro (Brito, C. & Carvalho, I., Eds.). Lisboa: Escola de Mar. Paleta Natura, nº 2: 17-26.
Brito C (2012) Portuguese Sealing and Whaling Activities as Contributions to Understand Early Northeast Atlantic Environmental History of Marine Mammals. In New Approaches to the Study of Marine Mammals, Aldemaro Romero and Edward O. Keith (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-0844-3, InTech: 207-222. (DOI: 10.5772/54213)
Reiner F & Brito C (2012) Baleias e golfinhos sob mira: A baleação e outras capturas históricas. In Cetáceos de Portugal: Passado, Presente e Futuro (Brito, C. & Carvalho, I., Eds.). Lisboa: Escola de Mar. Paleta Natura, nº 2: 27-35.
Brito C & Sousa A (2011) The Environmental History of Cetaceans in Portugal: Ten Centuries of Whale and Dolphin Records. PLoS ONE, 6(9): e23951. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023951 http://journals.plos.org/ploscollections/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0023951
Brito C (2011) Os ?Comentarios? de Silva y Figueroa sobre o mundo natural marinho: Perceção da natureza durante as viagens oceânicas no decorrer dos séculos XVI e XVII. In (Loureiro RM, McAvoy EN & Biederman Z, Eds.) Anotações e Estudos sobre Don García de Silva y Figuero e os ?Comentarios? da Embaixada à Pérsia (1614-1624). Estudos & Documentos, nº 9. CHAM, Lisboa: 113-124.
Sousa A & Brito C (2011) Historical strandings of cetaceans on the Portuguese coast: anecdotes, people and naturalists. Marine Biodiversity Records, 4: e102. doi:10.1017/S1755267211000959.
Carvalho I, Brito C, dos Santos ME & Rosenbaum HC (2011) The waters of São Tomé: a calving ground for West African humpback whales? African Journal of Marine Science, 33(1): 91-97. (doi: 10.2989/1814232X.2011.572353).
Brito C (2011) Medieval and early modern whaling in Portugal. Anthrozoos, 24 (3): 287-300. (doi: 10.2757/175303711X13045914865303).
Brito C (2010) Land-based sperm whaling in the Azores. Historical and social-economical perspectives in Whaling and History III (Ringstad, J.E., Ed.), Sandefjord: 123-130 pp.
Brito C & Vieira N (2010) Using historical accounts to assess the occurrence and distribution of small cetaceans in a poorly known area. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 90(8): 1583-1588. (doi: 10.1017/S0025315410000585).
Brito C (2010) Baleias e monstros, iconografia e repetições na história da história natural: Representações visuais de animais marinhos na época medieval e renascentista. Anais de História de Além-Mar, Vol. XI: 7-30.
Picanço C, Carvalho I & Brito C (2009) Occurrence and distribution of cetaceans in Sao Tome and Principe tropical archipelago and their relation to environmental variables. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89 (5): 1071-1076. (doi: 10.1017/S0025315409002379).
Brito C, Vieira N, Sá E & Carvalho I (2009) Cetaceans? occurrence off the west central Portugal coast: a compilation of data from whaling, observations of opportunity and boat-based surveys. Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology, 2(1): 4 pp.
Carvalho I & Brito C (2009) 19th and 20th Century whaling in Flores and Santa Maria (Azores, Portugal) and São Tomé and Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea): A brief review of Eastern Atlantic whaling. In ECS Special Publication Series, nº 50 (Proceedings of the ECS Workshop Marine Mammal History), pp. 18-22. Ed. by Brito, C. and Evans, P.G.H., European Cetacean Society. 36 pp.
Brito C (2009) Whaling on the mainland of Portugal since the 13th century: a first approach. In ECS Special Publication Series, nº 50 (Proceedings of the ECS Workshop Marine Mammal History), pp. 12-17. Ed. by Brito, C. and Evans, P.G.H., European Cetacean Society. 36 pp.
Vieira N & Brito C (2009) Past and recent sperm whale sightings in the Azores based on catches and whale watching information. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89 (5): 1067-1070. (doi:10.1017/S0025315409000873).
Silva MA, Brito C, Santos SV & Barreiros JP (2009) Occurrence of pinnipeds in the Archipelago of the Azores: a checklist since Discovery until Present. Mammalia, 73: 60-62. (doi: 10.1515/MAMM.2009.008).
Brito C (2008) Assessment of catch statistics during the land-based whaling in Portugal. Marine Biodiversity Records, 1: e92. (doi: 10.1017/S17552670700930X).
Brito C (2006) A história do comportamento animal aplicada aos mamíferos marinhos: Da época medieval ao século XVIII. Anais de História de Além-Mar, Vol. VII: 41-53 pp.

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Created: 2015-07-01 Last Updated: 2015-07-01