PhD candidate in EARTHSYSTEMS Doctoral Program

PhD project: An ecosystem-based approach to the management of coastal fisheries in the Portuguese continental waters. Supervisors: H.Cabral (MARE), A.Silva (IPMA).

Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL), Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal

 

E-mail: dszalaj@fc.ul.pt

Research Gate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dorota_Szalaj

ORCID: 0000-0001-8346-6583


EDUCATION

2013-2015 – Erasmus Mundus M.Sc. in Water and Coastal Management (WACOMA)

2013-2012 – Post-graduate course in Geographic Information Systems

2011-2009 – M.Sc. in Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry

2006- 2009 – B.Sc. in Chemical Oceanography


PUBLICATIONS

INTERNATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

2018

Szalaj, D., Wise, L., Rodrıguez-Climent, S., Angelico M.M., Marques, V., Chaves, C., Silva, A., and H. Cabral (2018). A GIS-based framework for addressing conflicting objectives in the context of an ecosystem approach to fisheries management—a case study of the Portuguese sardine fishery, ICES Journal of Marine Science, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsy094

Veiga-Malta, T., Szalaj, D., Angélico, M.M., Azevedo, M., Farias, I., Garrido, S., Lourenço, S., Marçalo, A., Marques, V., Moreno A., Oliveira, P.B., Paiva, V.H., Prista, N.,  Silva, C., Sobrinho-Gonçalves, L., Vingada, J., and A. Silva (2018 ). First representation of the trophic structure and functioning of the Portuguese continental shelf ecosystem: insights on the role of sardine, Marine Ecology Progress Series, DOI: 10.3354/meps12724. (in press)

2017

Szalaj, D., Romano De Orte, M., Goulding, T.A., Medeiros, I.D., DelValls, A., and A. Cesar (2017). The effects of ocean acidification and a carbon dioxide capture and storage leak on the early life stages of the marine mussel Perna perna (Linneaus, 1758) and metal bioavailability, Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24 (1), DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7863-y

Goulding, T.A., Romano De Orte, M., Szalaj, D., Basallote, M.D., DelValls, A., and A. Cesar (2017). Assessment of the environmental impacts of ocean acidification (OA) and carbon capture and storage (CCS) leaks using the amphipod Hyale youngi, Ecotoxicology 26 (4), DOI: 10.1007/s10646-017-1783-

CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS

2017

Szalaj, D., Wise, L., Rodrıguez-Climent, S., Angelico M.M., Marques, V., Chaves, C., Silva, A., and H. Cabral, 2017. GIS as a tool for an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management – the case study of sardine fishery in Portugal. MareFrame Scientific Conference on Advances in Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management, Brussels, Belgium. (poster communication)

2015

De Orte, M.R., Szalaj, D., Goulding, T., DelValls A., and A. Cesar, 2015. Using a battery of bioassays as an integrated tool to evaluate the effects of CO2-induced acidification on metal toxicity. XVI Congreso Latino Americano De Ciencias Del Mar – COLACMAR y XVI Seminario Nacional De Ciencias Y Tecnologias del Mar del 18 al 22 de Octubre 2015, Santa Marta – Colombia.(oral communication)

2013

Pereira, L., Gomes, A., Boski, T., Sousa, C., Szalaj, D., and S. Connor, 2013. The Holocene paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Ria Formosa lagoon system (SW Iberia Peninsula): Foraminifera based study, VIII Reunion de Cuaternario Iberico, La Rinconada-Sevilla. (poster communication)

SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS

2018

Szalaj, D., 2018. The history of Portuguese sardine- temporal dynamic modelling with Ecosim model, presented at Ecopath with Ecosim Summer Course- Fish 501, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, 1st June 2018

2017

Szalaj, D., Wise, L., Rodrıguez-Climent, S., Angelico M.M., Marques, V., Chaves, C., Silva, A., and H. Cabral., 2017. Management of sardine fishery – GIS as a tool for an Ecosystem approach to fisheries management presented at 2nd Eastern North Atlantic (ENA) Workshop/ Summer Course on Earth-system processes in the Atlantic, Terceira Island, Azores, 2nd July 2017

Szalaj, D., Wise, L., Rodrıguez-Climent, S., Angelico M.M., Marques, V., Chaves, C., Silva, A., and H. Cabral., 2017. Ecosystem Approach to pelagic fisheries management in Portuguese continental waters –spatial perspective presented at ICES Working Group on Ecosystem Assessment of Western European Shelf Seas (WGEAWESS) meeting, Lisbon, Portugal, 24th April 2017

DISSERTATIONS

2015

Szalaj, D.,2015. The effects of Ocean Acidification and a Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage leak on the early stages of marine mussel Perna perna (Linneaus, 1758) and metal mobilization. Master thesis, University of Cadiz, Spain

2011

Szalaj, D., 2011. Chemical and environmental characteristic of pore waters in sediments of the Gdansk Bay. Master thesis. University of Gdansk, Poland