GeoBioSciences, GeoTechnologies and GeoEngineering

Research

GeoBioSciences, GeoTechnologies and GeoEngineering

Mission and Structure

GeoBioTec pursues interdisciplinary studies on geophysics, geochemistry, biology, pedology, petrology, mineralogy, industrial minerals, geomaterials, geotechnics, isotope geology, hydrogeology, structural geology, volcanology and remote sensing. Based at the University of Aveiro, with 2 poles at the NOVA Univertisy and Beira Interior, GeoBioTec comprises 5 research groups.

Research Groups (NOVA School of Science and Technology):

  • Georesources, Geotechnics and Geomaterials – prospection, mapping, mining, risk analysis, weathering
  • Sedimentary Basins and Palaeontology – sedimentology, tectonics, biostratigraphy, evolution, global changes, geological heritage
  • Agro-Forestry – Staple food biofortification, phytoremediation, raw material production and transformation
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Coordinator

Fernando Rocha /Fernando José Lidon (at FCT NOVA)

Members

85 Integrated Members (21 at FCT NOVA) e 61 PhD Students (17 at FCT NOVA)

Partner Institutions

FCT NOVA, Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade da Beira Interior

Evaluation

Very Good

Postal address
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
GeoBioSciences, GeoTechnologies and GeoEngineering
Campus da Caparica
2829-516 Caparica

e-mail: dct.secretariado@fct.unl.pt

Telephone:+351 212 948 573

Fax: +351 212 948 573