Participant of COCARDE Network

 

National Laboratory of Enaergy and Geology (LNEG) of Portugal

Logo_LNEGThe Unidade de Geologia Marinha, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (LNEG) focusses on:

 

  • Paleoceanography/Paleoclimatology and Environment
  • Continental Shelf Cartography and Geology
  • Natural Hazards
  • Natural Resources
  • Coastal Geology

 

Related Projects

  • TOPOMED
  • Geo-Seas
  • Freeze

 

Facilities

Sea Instrumentation: Multicorer, Box-corer, water sampling rosotte 12L bottles, vibrocorer, dredge, boomer, sparker, chirp sonar.
Laboratory: Elemental analyzer, Particle Counter, Sedigraph, cromatographer

 

People

 
 
 
Dr.
Fatima Abrantes
Dr.
Pedro Freitas
PhD
Lelia Matos

 

Related Publications

2009

Freitas, P.S., Clarke, L.J., Kennedy, H., Richardson, C.A. (2009) Ion microprobe assessment of the heterogeneity of Mg/Ca, Sr/Ca and Mn/Ca ratios in Pecten maximus and Mytilus edulis (bivalvia) shell calcite precipitated at constant temperature. Biogeosciences 6(7), 1209-1227.

 

Earlier

Freitas, P.S., Clarke, L.J., Kennedy, H.A., Richardson, C.A. (2008) Inter- and intra-specimen variability masks reliable temperature control on shell Mg/Ca ratios in laboratory- and field-cultured Mytilus edulis and Pecten maximus (bivalvia): Biogeosciences 5, 1245-1258.

 

Freitas, P.S., Clarke, L.J., Kennedy, H.A., Richardson, C.A., Abrantes, F. (2006) Environmental and biological controls on elemental (Mg/Ca, Sr/Ca and Mn/Ca) ratios in shells of the king scallop Pecten maximus. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70, 5119-5133.

 

Freitas, P., Clarke, L.J., Kennedy, H., Richardson, C., Abrantes, F. (2005) Mg/Ca, Sr/Ca and stable-isotope (δ18O and δ13C) ratio profiles from the fan mussel Pinna nobilis: Seasonal records and temperature relationships. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 6, Q04D14, doi: 10.1029 /2004GC000872.

 

Mulder, T., Voisset, M., Lecroart, L., Le Drezen, E., Gonthier, E., Hanquiez, V., Faugeres, J-C., Habgood, E., Hernandez-Molina, F., Estrada, F., Llave-Barranco, E., Poirier, D., Gorini, C., Fuchey, Y., Voelker, A., Freitas P., Lobo Sanchez, F., Fernandez, L., Kenyon, N., Morel, J. (2003) The Gulf of Cadiz: an unstable giant contouritic levee. Geo-Marine Letters 23, 7-18.