1. personal data
2. academic degree
3. area of scientific activity
4. research projects
5. membership in scientific societies
6. referee and editor of scientific journals
7. publications
8. supervising theses
9. language skills
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1. personal data
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name
Filipe Rafael dos Santos Ceia
address
MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3001-401 Coimbra, PORTUGAL
contact data
tel. +351 239 836 386
fax. +351 239 823 603
email ceiafilipe@zoo.uc.pt
Orcid http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5470-5183
 
2. academic degree
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year academic degree scientific area institution
2002 Graduation Marine Biology and Fisheries University of Algarve
2008 M.Sc. Environment Conservation and Management University of Algarve
2013 Ph.D. Biosciences - Marine Ecology University of Coimbra
 
3. area of scientific activity
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domain of specialization
Post-Doctoral Project “Tracing marine wildlife movement patterns in the North Atlantic environment: an isotopic approach”, under supervision of Prof. Dr. Jaime Albino Ramos (University of Coimbra, Portugal), Prof. Dr. Stefan Garthe (University of Kiel, Germany) and Prof. Dr. Yves Cherel (CNRS, France).

PhD thesis “The role of individual foraging specialization in the trophic relationships between seabirds and the marine environment”, under supervision of Prof. Dr. Jaime Albino Ramos (University of Coimbra), Prof. Dr. João Carlos Marques (University of Coimbra) and Prof. Dr. Stefan Garthe (University of Kiel).

• Trophic relationships in marine environments
• Seabird ecology
• Top predators as bioindicators of marine resources
• Spatial and foraging ecology of marine macrofauna

 
present investigation interests
• Ecological niches
• Conservation ecology
• Individual specialization
• Predator-prey interactions in marine environments
• Spatial, temporal and movement ecology
• Fisheries

 
other skills/activities
Advanced Scientific Courses (extra-curricular)

2015: “Stable Isotope Course in Ecology and Environmental Sciences”, Doñana Biological Station, Spain (35 hours)
2015: “How to communicate science”, University of Coimbra, Portugal (5 hours)
2011: “Habitat Modelling Using Satellite Tracking Data. A Workshop to Advance This Process”, University of Coimbra, Portugal (24 hours)
2011: “Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS); Ecological Applications”, University of Coimbra (105 hours)
2010: “Scientific Writing”, University of Coimbra (35 hours)
2010: “Data Analysis Tools in Ecology – GLM, GAM and Multivariate”, University of Coimbra (70 hours)
2009: “Biological invasions in the marine environment, in a context of climate change”, University of the Basque Country, Spain (30 hours)
2008: “English for academic purposes”, University of Coimbra (one semester)
2008: “Recovery and restoration of marine and estuarine degraded ecosystems”, University of the Basque Country (30 hours)
2007: “How much it costs the marine biodiversity?”, University of the Basque Country (30 hours)
1998: “Scientific Illustration”, University of Algarve, Portugal

Technical and Diving Courses

2011: Diving course “Rescue Diver”
2011: Diving course “Emergency First Response”
2010: “Technical Collection of Biological Samples in Wild Birds”
2008: Diving course “Padi Discover Enriched Air Nitrox – Nitrox32”
2008: Diving course “Padi Advanced Open Water Diver”
2005: “Underwater Archaeologists and Underwater Tourism Guides”, (300 hours)
2003: “Transport and Sampling Techniques of Live Bivalve Molluscs for Microbiological Testing”
2001: “Yachman´s licence – Local skipper”
2000: “Course of Bay-watch”
1998: Diving course “Apnea certificate (P2)”
1997: Diving course “International certificate of Diver (P1-CMAS)”

Other Courses

2013: “English for the Workplace”, University of Coimbra (27 hours)
2005: “Course of Italian”, Calábria, Italy (one month intensive course)
2005: “Course of Management on Human Resources” (406 hours)

International workshops

2018: “Modelling Ocean Plastic Litter in a Changing Climate: Challenges and Mitigations”, CIIMAR Workshop ModelPlastics, Matosinhos, Portugal (14 hours)
2018: “Restoration of Island Ecosystems” LIFE+ Berlengas Workshop, Peniche, Portugal (21 hours)
2017: “Marine Protected Areas and Management Plans for Cetaceans and Seabirds”, LIFE+ MarPro Workshop, Ílhavo, Portugal (14 hours)
2013: International Workshop Education meets Science: Bringing Polar Research into the Classrooms. 26-28 March, University of Coimbra, Portugal. (Participation and local organizing committee). Funding: Ciencia Viva (Portugal)
 
4. coordination/participation of research projects
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With Portuguese national financial support
As Principal Investigator:

Title: ECOLIND – Seabirds and fish as ecological indicators of contaminants and health in the North Atlantic relevant to ocean resources assessment
Duration: 2017 – 2018
Support: MARE (MfM’s), Portugal. Funding: 4 550.00 €
Coordinator: Filipe Rafael dos Santos Ceia (University of Coimbra, Portugal)


As Team Member:

Title: PADDLE - Planning in a Liquid World with tropical stakes. Solutions from a EU-Africa-Brasil collaborative network
Duration: 2017 – 2020
Support: European Commission - A3 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange
(H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016)
Coordinator: Marie Bonnin (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France)

Title: SEAPLAS (Seabirds as indicators of plastic exposure from neritic to oceanic and temperate to tropical environments)
Duration: 2016 – 2017
Support: MARE, Portugal. Funding: 5 000.00 €
Coordinator: Vitor Hugo Rodrigues Paiva (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Title: “Às Voltas com o MARE” - promotion and dissemination of science in society
Duration: 2016
Support: Ciência Viva, Câmara Municipal da Figueira da Foz e Núcleo Museológico do Sal
Coordinator: Tiago Gonçalo Martins Verdelhos (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Title: 3M_RECITAL (Minho, Mondego and Mira Estuaries, observatory: Long term variation of ecological status as a response to natural and human induced changes. implications for management and restoration)
Duration: 2011 – 2014
Support: FCT, Portugal (Proposal/Contract nº LTER/BIA-BEC/0019/2009). Funding: 199 932.00 €
Coordinator: João Carlos Sousa Marques (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Title: RECONNECT - System dynamic response to an ample artificial RE-establishment of the upstream CONNECTion between the two arms of the Mondego estuary (Portugal): Implications for recovery, ecological quality status, and management (as collaborator)
Duration: 2008 – 2011
Support: FCT (contract: PTDC/MAR/64627/2006PTDC/MAR/64627/2006). Funding: 193 379.00 €
Coordinator: João Carlos Sousa Marques (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
With international financial support
As Team Member:

Title: WISER - Water Bodies in Europe: Integrative systems to assess ecological status and recovery (as collaborator)
Duration: 2009 – 2012
Support: UE, Program INCO (FP7-ENV-2008-1) (contract n° 015226)
Coordinator: Daniel Hering (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Title: MODERN (MObility, Development and Energy use ReductioN)
Duration: 2008 – 2012
Support: Grant Agreement no.: 219041 (Seventh Framework Programme, Theme 7 - Transport). Funding: 9 310 451.00 €
Coordinator: Local Council of Craiova Municipality, Romania

Title: WADI (Sustainable management of Mediterranean coastal fresh and transitional water bodies: a socioeconomic
and environmental analysis of changes and trends to enhance and sustain stakeholders benefits)
Duration: 2005 – 2007
Support: Commission of the European Communities (contract n° 015226).
Coordinator: Felicita Scapini (Department of Animal Biology and Genetics, University of Florence, Italy)
Services rendered
 
5. membership in scientific societies
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Since 2016: British Ornithologists Union (BOU)
Since 2013: Waterbird Society
Since 2011: Portuguese Bird Ringing Association (APAA)
Since 2010: Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)
Since 2006: Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA-Birdlife International Partner in Portugal)
 
6. referee and editor of scientific journals
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Editor:
2016/2017: (4) Frontiers in Marine Science - Guest Associate Editor of the Topic “The Ecological Significance of Marine Top Predators: From Key Stone Species To Environmental Sentinels” http://loop.frontiersin.org/people/138386/topics

Referee:
Since 2018: (1) Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Since 2017: (1) Ecology and Evolution
Since 2017: (4) Ibis
Since 2017: (2) Royal Society Open Science
Since 2017: (2) Journal of Animal Ecology
Since 2016: (1) Airo
Since 2016: (2) Quaternary Science Reviews
Since 2016: (2) ICES Journal of Marine Science
Since 2015: (2) Ecography
Since 2015: (2) Journal of Biogeography
Since 2015: (1) BMC Research Notes
Since 2014: (1) Ecosphere
Since 2014: (3) PlosONE
Since 2014: (1) Frontiers in Marine Science
Since 2013: (9) Ecological Indicators
Since 2013: (5) Marine Ecology Progress Series
Since 2013: (9) Marine Biology


https://publons.com/a/1192854

Referee of Project Proposals:
2016: Doctoral Scholarships - Regional Found for Science and Technology (FRCT), Azores, Portugal.
 
7. publications
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[27] Xavier JC, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Queirós JP, Guimarães B, Rosa R, Cunningham DM, Moors PJ, Thompson DR (in press) Eastern rockhopper penguins Eudyptes fiholi as biological samplers of juvenile and sub adult cephalopods around Campbell Island, New Zealand. Polar Biology. (DOI: 10.1007/s00300-018-2333-2)

[26] Dimitrijević D, Paiva VH, Ramos JA, Seco J, Ceia FR, Chipev N, Valente T, Barbosa A, Xavier JC (in press) Isotopic niches of sympatric Gentoo and Chinstrap Penguins: evidence of competition for Antarctic krill? Polar Biology. (DOI: 10.1007/s00300-018-2306-5)

[25] Ferreira RL, Ceia FR, Borges TC, Ramos JA, Bolten AB (2018) Foraging niche segregation between juvenile and adult hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) at Príncipe island, West Africa. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 498: 1-7. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2017.10.005)

[24] Calado JG, Matos DM, Ramos JA, Moniz F, Ceia FR, Granadeiro JP, Paiva VH (2018) Seasonal and annual differences in the foraging ecology of two gull species breeding in sympatry and their use of fishery discards. Journal of Avian Biology 49: e01463. (DOI: 10.1111/jav.01463)

[23] Paiva VH, Pereira J, Ceia FR, Ramos JA (2017) Environmentally driven sexual segregation in a marine top predator. Scientific Reports 7: 2590. (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-02854-2)

[22] Xavier JC, Trathan PN, Ceia FR, Tarling GA, Adlard S, Fox D, Edwards EW, Vieira RP, Medeiros R, Broyer C, Cherel Y (2017) Sexual and individual foraging segregation in Gentoo penguins Pygoscelis papua from the Southern Ocean during an abnormal winter. PLoS ONE 12(3): e0174850. (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174850)

[21] Avalos MR, Ramos JA, Soares M, Ceia FR, Fagundes AI, Gouveia C, Menezes D, Paiva VH (2017) Comparing the foraging strategies of a seabird predator, when recovering from a drastic climatic event. Marine Biology 164: 48. (DOI: 10.1007/s00227-017-3082-4)

[20] Seco J, Daneri GA, Ceia FR, Vieira RP, Hill SL, Xavier JC (2016) Distribution of short-finned squid Illex argentinus (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) inferred from the diets of Southern Ocean albatrosses using stable isotope analyses. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 96: 1211-1215. (DOI: 10.1017/S0025315415000752)

[19] Ramírez I, Paiva VH, Fagundes I, Menezes D, Silva I, Ceia FR, Phillips RA, Ramos JA, Garthe S (2016) Conservation implications of consistent foraging and trophic ecology in a rare petrel species. Animal Conservation, 19: 139-152. (DOI: 10.1111/acv.12227)

[18] Negri A, Daneri GA, Ceia F, Vieira R, Cherel Y, Coria NR, Corbalán A, Xavier JC (2016) The cephalopod prey of the Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddellii, a biological sampler of the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Polar Biology. 39: 561-564. (DOI: 10.1007/s00300-015-1794-9)

[17] Seco J, Roberts J, Ceia FR, Baeta A, Ramos JA, Paiva VH, Xavier JC (2016) Distribution, habitat and trophic ecology of Antarctic squid Kondakovia longimana and Moroteuthis knipovitchi: inferences from predators and stable isotopes. Polar Biology, 39: 167-175. (DOI: 10.1007/s00300-015-1675-2)

[16] Ceia FR, Ramos JA, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Jones DC, Vieira RP, Xavier JC (2015) Analysis of stable isotope ratios in blood of tracked wandering albatrosses fails to distinguish a δ13C gradient within their winter foraging areas in the southwest Atlantic Ocean. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 29: 2328-2336. (DOI: 10.1002/rcm.7401)

[15] Ceia FR, Ramos JA (2015) Individual specialization in the foraging and feeding strategies of seabirds: a review. Marine Biology, 162: 1923-1938. (DOI: 10.1007/s00227-015-2735-4)

[14] Ramos JA, Fagundes AI, Xavier JC, Fidalgo V, Ceia FR, Medeiros R, Paiva VH (2015) A switch in the Atlantic Oscillation correlates with inter-annual changes in foraging location and food habits of Macaronesian shearwaters (Puffinus baroli) nesting on two islands of the sub-tropical Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 104: 60-71. (DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2015.07.001)

[13] Guerreiro M, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Alvito PM, Rosa R, Xavier JC (2015) Habitat and trophic ecology of Southern Ocean cephalopods from stable isotope analyses. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 530: 119-134. (DOI: 10.3354/meps11266)

[12] Pedro S, Xavier JC, Tavares S, Trathan PN, Ratcliffe N, Paiva VH, Medeiros R, Vieira RP, Ceia FR, Pereira E, Pardal MA (2015) Mercury accumulation in gentoo penguins Pygoscelis papua: spatial, temporal and sexual intraspecific variations. Polar Biology, 38: 1335-1343. (DOI: 10.1007/s00300-015-1697-9)

[11] Alvito PM, Rosa R, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Ceia F, Guerreiro M, Seco J, Baeta A, Vieira RP, Xavier JC (2015) Cephalopods in the diet of nonbreeding black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses from South Georgia. Polar Biology, 38: 631-641. (DOI: 10.1007/s00300-014-1626-3)

[10] Ceia FR, Paiva VH, Ceia RS, Hervías S, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2015) Spatial foraging segregation by close neighbours of a highly mobile seabird species. Oecologia, 177: 431-440. (DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-3109-1)

[9] Ceia FR, Paiva VH, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2014) Can variations in the spatial distribution at sea and isotopic niche width be associated with consistency in the isotopic niche of a pelagic seabird species? Marine Biology, 161: 1861-1872. (DOI: 10.1007/s00227-014-2468-9)

[8] Hervías S, Ceia FR, Pipa T, Nogales M, de Ybáñez RR, Ramos JA (2014) How important are seabirds in the diet of black rats on islands with a superpredator? Zoology, 117:171-178. (DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2013.12.003)

[7] Ceia FR, Paiva VH, Fidalgo V, Morais L, Baeta A, Crisóstomo P, Mourato E, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2014) Annual and seasonal consistency in the feeding ecology of an opportunistic species, the yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 497: 273-284. (DOI: 10.3354/meps10586)

[6] Xavier JC, Barbosa A, Agusti S, Alonso-Sáez L, Ameneiro J, Avila C, Baeta A, Canário J, Carmona R, Catry P, Ceia F, Cruz B, Duarte CM, Gili JM, Gonçalves AR, Gordillo FJL, Granadeiro JP, Isla E, Jiménez C, Lourenço S,Marques JC, Moreira E, Mota AM, Nogueira M, Paiva VH, Pedrós-Alió C, Peña Cantero AL, Ramos J, Serrão E, Tavares S, Vaqué D, Vázquez E, Vieira R, Viñegla B (2013) Polar marine biology science in Portugal and Spain: Recent advances and future perspectives. Journal of Sea Research, 83: 9-29. (DOI: 10.1016/j.seares.2013.05.013)

[5] Ceia FR, Patrício J, Franco J, Pinto R, Fernández-Boo S, Losi V, Marques JC, Neto JM (2013) Assessment of estuarine macrobenthic assemblages and ecological quality status at a dredging site in Southern Europe estuary. Ocean & Coastal Management, 72: 80-92. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2011.07.009)

[4] Ceia FR, Phillips RA, Ramos JA, Cherel Y, Vieira RP, Richard P, Xavier JC (2012) Short-and long-term consistency in the foraging niche of wandering albatrosses. Marine Biology, 159: 1581-1591. (DOI: 10.1007/s00227-012-1946-1)

[3] Franco JN, Ceia FR, Patrício J, Modesto V, Thompson J, Marques JC, Neto JM (2012) Population dynamics of Corbicula fluminea (Müller, 1774) in mesohaline and oligohaline habitats: Invasion success in a Southern Europe estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 112: 31-39. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2011.07.014)

[2] Ceia FR, Patrício J, Marques JC, Dias JA (2010) Coastal vulnerability in barrier islands: The high risk areas of the Ria Formosa (Portugal) system. Ocean & Coastal Management, 53: 478-486. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2010.06.004)

[1] Couto T, Patrício J, Neto JM, Ceia FR, Franco J, Marques JC (2010) The influence of mesh size in environmental quality assessment of estuarine macrobenthic communities. Ecological Indicators, 10: 1162-1173. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2010.03.019)
 
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book chapters
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proceedings of international meetings with referee
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national journals, from portugal or from abroad, with peer review
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[3] Ceia FR (2009) Barrier-Islands vulnerability and Ria Formosa dynamic in a management viewpoint. Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management, 9(1): 57-77. (DOI: 10.5894/rgci159)

[2] Duarte I, Santos E, Ceia F, Frutuoso A, Carvalho S (2004) Alteração da Paisagem em Monchique – Causas e Consequências. INUAF STUDIA, nº 6. Instituto Universitário Dom Afonso III, Loulé: 149-155.

[1] Ceia FR, Viegas MC, Afonso-Dias M (2004) Caracterização da pescaria de camarão-branco-legítimo (Palaemon serratus) com arte de arrasto de vara na região Norte de Portugal. Relat. Cient. Téc. IPIMAR. Série Digital, 22: 19 pp.
 
proceedings of portuguese national meetings
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editorial and book reviews
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technical reports
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oral presentations
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By Invitation:

2011: Chair “Session 4 -APECS Portugal Session”, III Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

2011: Speaker “Short-and Long-Term Foraging Niche Specialization in Albatrosses”, 2 Workshop APECS Portugal. University of Coimbra, Portugal.

2010: Class “Marine Sustainability”, Santo António das Areias High School, Portugal.

2008: Speaker “Barrier-Islands vulnerability and Ria Formosa dynamic in a management viewpoint”, seminars in the aim of the Master in Ecology, University of Coimbra.

Oral Communications:

[23] Xavier JC, Pereira J, Paiva VH, Tarling GA, Phillips RA, Ceia FR, Kruger L, Seco J, Queirós J, Abreu J, Matias R, Guimaro H, Cherel Y (2017) Determining prey distribution from stomach-contents of GIS-tracked high-predators of the Southern Ocean. IX Polar Conference, University of Covilhã, Portugal.

[22] Xavier JC, Ramos JA, Paiva VH, Ceia FR, et al. (2016) Antarctic Marine Food webs: new data to address gaps of knowledge in pelagic ecosystems. VIII Portuguese Polar Conference, University of Lisboa, Portugal.

[21] Paiva VH, Ramirez I, Fagundes AI, Ceia FR, Phillips R, Garthe S, Ramos JA (2016) Consistency on the foraging behaviour of Deserta’s petrel: implications for the species’ conservation. 6th International Albatross and Petrel Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

[20] Paiva VH, Ceia FR, Krüger L, Geraldes P, Garthe S, Ramos JA (2016) Driven by the climate: Cory’s shearwater as a sentinel species for the effects of climate on the marine environment. 6th International Albatross and Petrel Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

[19] Faria J, Ramos JA, Ceia FR, Kruger L, Paiva VH (2016) Assessing the overlap of Marine Protected Areas network for mainland Portugal with the distribution of marine top predators. SPEA IX Ornithology Congress & VI Iberian Ornithology Congress. Vila Real, Portugal.

[18] Gonçalves C, Ramos JA, Ceia FR, Kruger L, Paiva VH (2016) Chick provisioning regulation on a pelagic seabird: is there a coordination among the pair? SPEA IX Ornithology Congress & VI Iberian Ornithology Congress. Vila Real, Portugal.

[17] Ceia FR, Ramos JA (2016) Individual specialization in the foraging and feeding strategies of seabirds: a review. SPEA IX Ornithology Congress & VI Iberian Ornithology Congress. Vila Real, Portugal.

[16] Paiva VH, Haug FD, Ceia FR, Ramos JA (2015) Foraging by experienced and inexperienced Cory's shearwater along a 5-year period of ameliorating environmental conditions. 2nd World Seabird Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

[15] Xavier JC, Lourenço S, Seco J, Pedro S, Loureiro J, Tavares S, Kruger L, Ferreira S, Azinhaga P, Cruz B, Velez N, Dimitrijevic D, Guimarães B, Araújo M, Ceia FR, Paiva VH, Ramos JA, Marques JC (2014) Southern Ocean ecosystems: a review of potential impacts of environmental change in the future. VI Portuguese Polar Conference, Oporto (Plenary Oral Presentation).

[14] Ceia FR, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2014) Consistency in the foraging niche of seabirds: possible causes and ecological implications. 12th International Conference of the Seabird Group 2014. University of Oxford, UK.

[13] Ceia FR, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2014) Individual specialization: a novel insight into seabirds’ trophic ecology. SPEA VIII Ornithology Congress. Almada, Portugal.

[12] Xavier JC, Lourenço S, Ceia FR, Tavares S, Kruger L, Seco J, Alvito P, Guerreiro M, Gonçalves AR, Pedro S, Valente T, Velez N, Azinhaga P, Cruz B, Paiva V, Ramos JA, Marques JC (2013) Effects of environmental change in the structure and function of the Southern Ocean. V Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences. University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal.

[11] Ceia FR, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2013) The role of individual foraging specialization in the trophic relationships between seabirds and the marine environment. Waterbird Society 37th Annual Meeting. Wilhelmshaven, German.

[10] Seco J, Roberts J, Ceia F, Guerreiro M, Alvito P, Xavier J (2013) The role of cephalopods around South Sandwich Islands from Toothfish diets. World Congress of Malacology. Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

[9] Alvito P, Rosa R, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Vieira R, Guerreiro M, Seco J, Baeta A, Xavier JC (2012) Stable isotopic signatures of the cephalopod fauna in South Georgia waters. IV Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences. University of Lisbon, Portugal.

[8] Xavier JC, Lourenço S, Ceia FR, Collins M, Vieira RP, Paiva V, Cruz B, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Murphy E, Johnston N, Alvito P, Bloom S, Guerreiro M, Seco J, Gonçalves AR, Velez N, Ramos JA, Marques JC (2012) Marine Resources in the Southern Ocean: Insights from Top Predator Diets on the Role of Krill and Cephalopods. IV Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences.

[7] Negri A, Daneri GA, Ceia FR, Vieira R, Cherel Y, Coria NR, Corbalán A, Xavier JC (2012) Weddell seals, Leptonychotes Weddellii, as biological samplers of cephalopods in the Antarctic marine ecosystem. 15ª RT – 9º SOLAMAC. Puerto Madryn, Argentina.

[6] Ceia FR, Ceia R, Paiva V, Ramos JA (2011) Close neighbours of Cory’s Shearwaters (Calonectris diomedea) mind their foraging businesses in different areas. SPEA VII Ornithology Congress. I Macaronesian Ornithology Congress. Machico, Madeira, Portugal.

[5] Xavier JC, Ramos JA, Ceia FR, Collins M, Lourenço S, Vieira RP, Paiva V, Cruz B, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Murphy E, Wadley V, Van de Putte A, Baeseman J, Marques JC (2011) Project POLAR: Major Results on Antarctic Marine Ecology. III Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences. University of Coimbra, Portugal.

[4] Ceia FR, Patrício J, Neto JM, Franco JN, Pinto R, Fernández-Boo S, Losi V, Marques JC (2010) The influence of dredging in macrobenthic assemblages and environmental quality assessment in the Mondego Estuary (Portugal). ECSA47 – Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association Symposium. Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

[3] Couto T, Patrício J, Neto JM, Ceia FR, Franco J, Marques JC (2010) The influence of mesh size in environmental quality assessment of estuarine macrobenthic communities. ECSA47 Symposium.

[2] Vinagre PA, Patrício J, Neto JM, Teixeira H, Ceia F, Franco J, Marques JC (2010) The Mondego estuary (Southwestern Europe) Mesohaline and Oligohaline macrozoobenthic communities. A contribution for their Ecological Quality Status assessment. ECSA47 Symposium.

[1] Ceia FR (2009) Barrier-Islands vulnerability in Ria Formosa Natura Park and its implication in the natural habitat of coastal birds. SPEA VI Ornithology Congress & IV Iberian Ornithology Congress. Elvas, Portugal.
 
posters
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[34] Ceia FR, Seco J, Xavier JC (2017) Tissue-specific isotopic discrimination (δ13C and δ15N) in wild penguins (adults and chicks) feeding on Antarctic krill Euphausia superba. IX Polar Conference, University of Covilhã, Portugal.

[33] Queirós JP, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Hilário A, Roberts J, Xavier JC (2017) Stable Isotopic Analyses on Cephalopod Beaks: an approach to study ontogenic changes along cephalopods life. XIIth SCAR Biology Symposium, Leuven, Belgium.

[32] Borrmann RM, Paiva VH, Ceia FR, Ramos JA, Garthe S (2017) Foraging specialization in yellow-legged gulls: How to address an opportunistic species in conservation management? BOU’s 2017 Annual Conference, University of Warwick, UK.

[31] Queirós J, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Hilário A, Roberts J, Xavier JC (2016) Habitat and trophic ecology of Antarctic squid using stable isotopic analysis: Where do young and adults live and what do they eat? VIII Portuguese Polar Conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

[30] Paiva VH, Fagundes AI, Xavier JC, Ceia FR, Medeiros R, Ramos JA (2016) The climatic influence on the inter-annual changes in the spatial, feeding and trophic ecology of two sub-populations of Micronesian shearwaters. 6th International Albatross and Petrel Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

[29] Ramos JA, Fagundes I, Xavier JC, Fidalgo V, Ceia FR, Paiva VH (2016) Fluctuating oceanographic conditions determine the foraging ecology of a winter breeder, the Macaronesian Shearwater (Puffinus baroli). IX Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA & VI Congresso Ibérico de Ornitologia, University of Vila Real, Portugal.

[28] Paiva VH, Ramírez I, Fagundes I, Menezes D, Silva I, Ceia FR, Garthe S, Ramos JA (2016) Consistency on the foraging behavior of Deserta’s Petrel (Pterodroma deserta): implications for the species’ conservation. IX Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA & VI Congresso Ibérico de Ornitologia, University of Vila Real, Portugal.

[27] Matos D, Ramos JA, Ceia FR, Krüger L, Paiva VH (2016) Where do gulls spend their weekends? IX Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA & VI Congresso Ibérico de Ornitologia, University of Vila Real, Portugal.

[26] Krüger L, Ramos JA, Ceia FR, Missagia R, Xavier JC, Paiva VH (2016) Isotopic niche of Cory’s Shearwaters (Calonectris borealis) and fisheries: a comparison based on the individual breeding experience. IX Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA & VI Congresso Ibérico de Ornitologia, University of Vila Real, Portugal.

[25] Ferreira RL, Ceia FR, Borges TC, Ramos JA, Bolten AB (2016) Do hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) found in the shallow waters of Principe Island, West Africa, exhibit similar isotopic niches? 36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Lima, Perú.

[24] Seco J, Daneri G, Ceia FR, Vieira RP, Hill SL, Xavier JC (2015) Distribution of short-finned squid Illex argentinus (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) inferred from the diets of Southern Ocean albatrosses using stable isotope analyses. Cephalopod International Advisory Council Conference (CIAC), Hakodate, Japan.

[23] Guerreiro M, Phillips R, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Alvito P, Rosa R, Xavier JC (2015) Cephalopod fauna of Antarctic waters: Habitat and trophic ecology from stable isotope analyses. Cephalopod International Advisory Council Conference (CIAC), Hakodate, Japan.

[22] Alvito PM, Rosa R, Phillips R, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Guerreiro M, Seco J, Baeta A, Vieira RP, Xavier JC (2015) Cephalopods from South Georgia Antarctic waters during the Austral Winter: information from top predators. Cephalopod International Advisory Council Conference (CIAC), Hakodate, Japan.

[21] Ceia FR, Ramos JA, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Jones D, Vieira RP, Xavier JC (2015) Analysis of stable isotope ratios in blood of tracked wandering albatrosses fails to distinguish a δ13C gradient within their winter foraging areas in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. 7ª Portuguese Polar Conference, University of Évora.

[20] Ceia FR, Ramos JA, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Jones D, Vieira RP, Xavier JC (2015) Tracked wandering albatrosses depict no δ13C gradients within their winter foraging areas in the Southwest Atlantic waters. 2nd Stable Isotope Course in Ecology and Environmental Sciences”, Seville, Spain (Oral Presentation of the Poster).

[19] Seco J, Daneri G, Ceia FR, Vieira RP, Hill SL, Xavier JC (2014) Distribution of short-finned squid Illex argentinus (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) in the South Atlantic: little evidence from top predators that it extent to Antarctic waters. VI Portuguese Polar Conference, Oporto.

[18] Seco J, Roberts J, Ceia FR, Baeta A, Alvito P, Guerreiro M, Xavier JC (2014) The role of cephalopods around South Sandwich Islands: information from predators diet (Dissostichus eleginoides and D. mawsoni) and stable isotopes. SCAR Open Science Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.

[17] Ceia FR, Paiva VH, Ceia RS, Hervías S, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2014) Spatial foraging segregation by close neighbours in a wide-ranging seabird. 12th International Conference of the Seabird Group 2014. University of Oxford, UK.

[16] Krüger L, Ceia FR, Missagia R, Paiva VH, Xavier JC, Ramos JA (2014) Experience matters: a preliminary analysis on the relation between seabird niche and overlap with fisheries during the non-breeding season. 12th International Conference of the Seabird Group 2014. University of Oxford, UK.

[15] Sandra H, Ceia FR, Pipa T, Nogales M, de Ybáñez RR, Ramos JA (2014) What is the impact of black rats on seabirds in insular ecosystems with many mammalian invaders? SPEA VIII Ornithology Congress. Almada, Portugal.

[14] Alvito P, Rosa R, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Ceia FR, Guerreiro M, Seco J, Baeta A, Vieira RP, Fox D, Xavier JC (2014) Cephalopods in the diet of nonbreeding black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses from South Georgia. SPEA VIII Ornithology Congress. Almada, Portugal.

[13] Ceia FR, Paiva VH, Fidalgo V, Morais L, Baeta A, Crisóstomo P, Mourato E, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2014) Inter-annual shifts in foraging behaviour of yellow-legged gulls (Larus michahellis) trigged by variation in the availability of Henslow's swimming crab (Polybius henslowii). SPEA VIII Ornithology Congress, Almada, Portugal.

[12] Seco J, Roberts J, Ceia FR, Baeta A, Alvito P, Guerreiro M, Xavier JC (2013) The role of cephalopods around South Sandwich Islands: information from predators diet (Dissostichus eleginoides and D. mawsoni) and stable isotopes. V Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences.

[11] Ceia FR, Paiva VH, Garthe S, Marques JC, Ramos JA (2013) Spatial foraging variation and width of trophic niche: testing the `niche variation hypothesis´ in a pelagic seabird species. Waterbird Society 37th Annual Meeting. Wilhelmshaven, German.

[10] Seco J, Roberts J, Ceia F, Guerreiro M, Alvito P, Xavier J (2013) The role of cephalopods around South Sandwich Islands from Toothfish diets. XIth SCAR Biology Symposium – Life in Antarctica Boundaries and Gradients in a Change Environment. Barcelona, Spain.

[9] Ferreira RL, Ceia FR, Ramos JA, Borges TC, Bolten AB (2013) Do green turtles (Chelonia mydas) nesting in Principe Island, West Africa, exhibit similar isotopic niches? 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

[8] Ceia FR, Phillips RA, Ramos JA, Cherel Y, Vieira RP, Richard P, Xavier JC (2012) Stable isotopes indicate sex-specific and individual foraging consistency in wandering albatrosses. IV Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences.

[7] Ceia FR, Phillips RA, Ramos JA, Cherel Y, Vieira RP, Richard P, Xavier JC (2012) Short-and Long-Term Consistency in the Foraging Niche of Wandering Albatrosses. 8th ISOECOL - International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Brest, France.

[6] Ceia FR, Fidalgo V, Paiva V, Ramos JA (2012) Temporal consistency in the feeding ecology of an opportunistic species, the yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) in Portugal. 8th ISOECOL. Brest, France.

[5] Ceia FR, Phillips RA, Ramos JA, Cherel Y, Vieira RP, Richard P, Xavier JC (2012) Short-and Long-Term Consistency in the Foraging Niche of Southern Ocean Albatrosses. XXXII SCAR Science Week 2012. Portland, USA.

[4] Ceia FR, Fidalgo V, Paiva V, Ramos JA (2012) Preliminary data on foraging movements of yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) in Berlenga Island, Portugal. IMMR´12 – International Meeting on Marine Resources. Peniche, Portugal.

[3] Ceia FR, Phillips RA, Ramos JA, Cherel Y, Vieira RP, Richard P, Xavier JC (2012) Short-and Long-Term Consistency in the Foraging Niche of Southern Ocean Albatrosses. IPY 2012 Conference. Montréal, Canada.

[2] Xavier JC, Ramos JA, Ceia FR, Lourenço S, Vieira RP, Bloom S, Paiva V, Monticelli D, Guerreiro M, Alvito P, Cruz B, Seco J, Marques JC (2011) POLAR SCIENCE at the Institute of Marine Research (IMAR-CMA), University of Coimbra. III Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences.

[1] Franco JN, Ceia FR, Patrício J, Neto J, Modesto V, Marques JC (2010) Spatial intrusion and ecological response of Corbicula fluminea (Müller, 1774) in the Mesohaline and Oligohaline areas of a Southern Europe estuary. IMMR´10 – International Meeting on Marine Resources. Peniche, Portugal.
 
8. supervising theses
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[3] “Commercial fish as bioindicators of heavy metal pollution along the Portuguese coast”. M.Sc. Thesis of Joana Silva in Ecology, University of Coimbra (Supervision with Jaime A. Ramos, University of Coimbra).

[2] "Seabirds as biomonitors of heavy metals and environmental health in the North Atlantic". M.Sc. Thesis of Maria Inês Santos in Ecology, University of Coimbra (Supervision with Jaime A. Ramos, University of Coimbra).

[1] "Foraging ecology of Yellow-legged gulls with a marine strategy". M. Sc. Thesis of Roberto Mendes in Ecology, University of Coimbra (Co-supervision with Jaime A. Ramos, University of Coimbra) - Concluded in 2017 (final classification of 19/20).
 
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portuguese first language first language first language
english very good very good very good
italian very good good very good
spanish very good regular good
french basic basic basic
 
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Member of Academic Juries:
2017: M.Sc. Examination of Eduardo Lobato to obtain the master degree in Ecology, University of Coimbra. Title: "Driven by the moon: the foraging behaviour of Procellariiforms at night" (Opponent)
2017: M.Sc. Examination of Roberto Mendes to obtain the master degree in Ecology, University of Coimbra. Title: "Foraging ecology of Yellow-legged gulls with a marine strategy" (Supervisor).
2016: M.Sc. Examination of Diana Matos to obtain the master degree in Ecology, University of Coimbra. Title: "How fishery discards affect the spatial and trophic ecology of two gull species breeding in sympatry" (Opponent).
Since 2016: Students’ evaluation for the seminars in ecology (thesis project) within the master degree in Ecology program, University of Coimbra.
2015: M.Sc. Examination of Milton Avalos to obtain the master degree in the International Master in Applied Ecology (ERASMUS MUNDUS program), University of Coimbra. Title: "Patterns of change in the foraging strategies of Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris borealis after a drastic climatic event" (Opponent).
2015: M.Sc. Examination of Joana Calado to obtain the master degree in Ecology, University of Coimbra. Title: "Stable isotopes and regurgitations reveal differential consumption of fishery discards by yellow-legged and Audouin's gulls breeding in sympatry" (Opponent).


OUTREACH ACTIVITIES, MEDIA AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS (SCIENCE RELATED):
2017: “Alterações climáticas. O pior ainda está para vir”. Site Sol / Sapo. Sociedade, 14 July. https://sol.sapo.pt/artigo/572278/alteracoes-climaticas-o-pior-ainda-esta-para-vir
2016: “Os cagarros do Ilhéu de Vila Franca do Campo voam mais longe”. Newsletter SPEAçores. 15 Sept. http://speaacores.blogspot.pt/2016/09/os-cagarros-do-ilheu-de-vila-franca-do.html
2016: “Traçando padrões de movimento da Fauna Marinha na Antárctida: uma abordagem isotópica”. Artigo Ciência às claras – APECS Portugal. http://apecsportugal.wix.com/apecsportugal#!rastreamento-de-fauna-marinha/m7xzb
2015: Participation in the “European Researchers’ Night”. Coimbra, Portugal, 25 Sept.
2015: “Las aves marinas ‘extraordinarios’ bioindicadores de la salud de los ecosistemas marinos”. Press releases coming out on several media websites in spanish-speaking countries (font: DICYT): NuestroMar – Web de la Fundación NuestroMar (http://www.nuestromar.org/noticias/), Plataforma i-ambiente (http://www.i-ambiente.es/), TYS magazine (http://www.tysmagazine.com/), Mundo Agropecuario (http://mundoagropecuario.com/), álef – libera el conocimiento (http://alef.mx/), vet – comunicaciones para el sector veterinario (http://www.vetcomunicaciones.com.ar/), Ecoticias (http://www.ecoticias.com/), Revista Pesca (http://pt.calameo.com/read/00045337739b1c7142385) and NCYT (http://noticiasdelaciencia.com/).
2015: “Seabirds, excellent bioindicators of the health of marine ecosystems”. DICYT - Agencia IberoAmericana de Noticias para la divulgación de la Ciencia y Tecnología. http://www.dicyt.com/news/seabirds-excellent-bioindicators-of-the-health-of-marine-ecosystems
2014: “Going your own way: spatial segregation when foraging by neighbouring Cory’s Shearwaters“.
Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels. http://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2006-going-your-own-way-spatial-segregation-when-foraging-by-neighbouring-cory-s-shearwaters
2014: Nature Guide to “Nature Reserve of the São Jacinto Dunes”. Eurobirdwatch Activity organized by SPEA (Birdlife International Partner in Portugal), Aveiro, 4 Oct.
2013: Interview to national TV station – SIC, for the Evening Journal (Jornal da Noite)
2013: International Workshop “Education meets Science: Bringing Polar Research into the Classrooms”. 26-28 March, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Funding: Ciencia Viva, Portugal (Organizing Committee)
2012: “Short- and long-term consistency in the foraging niche of wandering albatrosses: its relevance at an individual level”. IMBER Newsletter Issue nº22; http://www.imber.info/index.php/News/Newsletters/Issue-n-22-December-2012
2012: “Some Wandering Albatrosses have a narrow foraging niche that helps reduce intraspecific competition”. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels. http://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/94-some-wandering-albatrosses-have-a-narrow-foraging-niche-that-helps-reduce-intraspecific-competition
2010: Class “Marine Sustainability”. Santo António das Areias High School, Portugal (By Invitation)
2010: “The Cory’s shearwater activity: dataloggers”. SPEA’s (Birdlife International Partner in Portugal) Blog; http://lifecorvo-en.blogspot.pt/2010_11_01_archive.html
2010: “Natureza agiu na Fuzeta”. National Newspaper - Site Jornal de Notícias, 30 Aug. http://www.jn.pt/Dossies/dossie.aspx?content_id=1650132&dossier=Radiografia%20da%20costa%20portuguesa

PRIZES, AWARDS AND RESEARCH FUNDING:
2017: Project ‘ECOLIND – Seabirds and fish as ecological indicators of contaminants and health in the North Atlantic relevant to ocean resources assessment’, MARE Mini-Grant (MfM’s), Portugal (€4550)
2014: Travel funds from the Seabird Group (University of Oxford) to participate on the 12th International Conference of the Seabird Group 2014. University of Oxford, UK (£200)
2013: Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Foundation to the Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal
2013: Travel funds from the Waterbird Society to participate on the Waterbird Society 37th Annual Meeting. Wilhelmshaven, German ($170 USD)
2010: Travel and accommodation funds to perform laboratory analyses at the University of La Rochelle (in cooperation with CNRS-France). Foundation to the Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal (€700)
2009: Ph.D. Scholarship from the Foundation to the Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal
2005: Leonardo da Vinci Fellowship from the European Project “Know-How in Europa”