Offer TitleWater footprint assessment, including scarcity and quality degradation
Organisation NameUniversity of Aveiro
Family NameQuinteiro
First NamePaula
Accademic TitleAuxiliar Researcher
Department / SectionUniversity of Aveiro
Link to 'research gate' or equivalenthttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0924-5034
Keywordswater scarcity footprint, green water consumption, forest, agriculture
DescriptionPaula Quinteiro holds a PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2015), a master in Sustainable Energy Systems (2010) and a Degree in Chemical Engineering (2006), from the University of Aveiro. P. Quinteiro works as an Assistant Researcher at the University of Aveiro, being an integrated researcher member of the Associated Laboratory Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), located at the University of Aveiro http://www.cesam.ua.pt/quinteiro). P. Quinteiro main research expertise and interests focus on environmental assessment tools, such as water footprint, carbon footprint, life cycle assessment and life cycle sustainability assessment, following a life cycle thinking approach towards the vision for a sustainable value chain and the transition to a circular economy. P. Quinteiro has been working on the development and application of water footprint methodology and evaluation of environmental impacts of suspended solids in the water column. P. Quinteiro is team member of 6 ongoing public-funded scientific research projects (4 national and 2 international) and was member of 5 concluded projects. Co-author of 38 WOS articles, more than 80 oral communications, posters and papers in conference proceedings, 2 book chapter, 1 manual and 3 technical reports.
Project DescriptionProjects under the topic 1.Resilience, adaptation and mitigation to hydroclimatic extreme events Evaluation of water footprint, from a life cycle assessment perspective, of products and vegetation taking into account the spatial variability of water availability.
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