CENSE - Centro de Investigação em Ambiente e Sustentabilidade

  • Portugal

Organization profile

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CENSE is devoted to the promotion of interdisciplinary research in environmental sciences and engineering, focusing in the interaction between human and ecological systems, to promote sustainable development. It is the research branch of a wider organization including researchers, students and staff from the Environmental Sciences and Engineering Department of FCT-UNL, plus a number of affiliated organizations (teaching and research, business and public organizations). 

CENSE develops its activities through the promotion of research projects, outreach initiatives, training programs, collaboration with private and public organizations, dissemination of results and science-policy dialogues. Its funding is obtained from national and internationally funded research programs, as well as from other sources from public and private sectors.

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ecosystem service Earth & Environmental Sciences
sustainability Earth & Environmental Sciences
Sustainable development Engineering & Materials Science
stakeholder Earth & Environmental Sciences
Remediation Chemical Compounds
Electricity Engineering & Materials Science
Toxicity Chemical Compounds
Climate change Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1994 2020

Leaching of Cr from wood ash - discussion based on different extraction procedures

Ottosen, L. M., Jensen, P. E., Kirkelund, G. M. & Ribeiro, A. B., 2020, Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities III. CRC Press, p. 408-413

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mineral industry
Public health
Construction industry
Medical problems

Acute toxicity of four metals to three tropical aquatic invertebrates: The dragonfly Tramea cophysa and the ostracods Chlamydotheca sp. and Strandesia trispinosa

Lima, J. C. D. S., Neto, A. J. G., Andrade, D. D. P., Freitas, E. C., Moreira, R. A., Miguel, M., Daam, M. A. & Rocha, O., 30 Sep 2019, In : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 180, p. 535-541 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Activities 2010 2016

  • 1 Editorial activity
  • 1 Types of Award - Prize (including medals and awards)

Journal Of Applied Electrochemistry (Journal)

Alexandra B. Ribeiro (Editor)
1 Jan 2010

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity