Alice Newton is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy (DQF), Faculty of Sciences and Technology (FCT) of the University of Algarve (UAlg, Portugal). She is a member of Portugal's Institute of Marine Research (IMAR); the Marine and Environmental Research Center (CIMA); a Senior Scientist leading as the Principal Investigator on the coastal zone at the Norwegian Institute of Air Research (NILU) in the Department of Environmental Impacts and Economics (IMPEC); and of the High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment (FRAM), Norway.

About Me

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My professional activity consists of teaching, both at undergraduate level, postgraduate level and research supervision.

Academic Activities

BSc, First Cycle

link-iconOceanografia Quimica
Undergraduate course in Marine Sciences, Chemical Oceanography module

MSc, Second Cycle

link-iconEMMC WACOMA
Erasmus Mundus Master in Water and Coastal Management

link-iconEMMC EMQAL
Erasmus Mundus Master in Quality in Analytical Laboratories

link-iconEMMC ChIR
Erasmus Mundus Master in Chemical Innovation & Regulation

link-iconEMMC EcoHydrology
Erasmus Mundus Master of Science of Ecohydrology

International MSC in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

PhD, Third Cycle

link-iconEMJD MACOMA
Erasmus Mundus Ph. D. in Marine and Coastal Management

Research Activities

DEVOTES-NO (Coordinator)

Norwegian Research Council Project - Development Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status in Norway

link iconVista project

link iconSOPHIA project

link iconDEVOTES (Work package leader and partner in the project)

7th Framework Programme Project - Development Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status

OC-ENV(Partner in the project)

EEA bilateral (Norway-Portugal) grants funding mechanism (004/TSC/FBR/2013 - OC-ENV: Ocean Colour applications to ENVironmental management)

DELTAS(Partner in the project)

Belmont Forum /Coastal Vulnerability Theme G8HORC. Sponsors: FAPESP, ANR, DFG, MoES, JSPS, NERC & ESRC, NSF. G8MUREFU3FP-2201-037. Catalyzing action towards sustainability of deltaic systems with an integrated modelling framework for risk assessment

TRUC (Partner in the project)

Belmont Forum /Coastal Vulnerability Theme G8HORC Sponsors: FAPESP, ANR, DFG, MoES, JSPS, NERC & ESRC, NSF. G8MUREFU3-2201-075. Transformation and Resilience on Urban Coasts.


Complete list of Publications (11 pages)

Most recent publications

Cristina, S., Icely, J., Goela, P., DelValls, T., Newton, A., 2015. Using remote sensing as a support to the implementation of the European Strategy Framework Directive in SW Portugal. Continental Shelf Research, In Press.
DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2015.03.011    ISSN: 0278-4343

Gari, S.R., Newton, A., Icely, J.D., 2015. A Review of the application and evolution of the DPSIR framework with an emphasis on coastal social-ecological systems. Ocean & Coastal Management, v. 103, pp. 63-67.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.11.013 ISSN: 0964-5691

Xu, H., Newton, A., Wolanski, E., Chen, Z., 2015. The fate of Phosphorus in Yangtze Estuary (Changjiang), China, under Multi-stressors: Hindsight and Forecast. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 163, Part B, pp. 1-6
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2015.05.032    ISSN: 0272-7714

Newton, A., et al., 2014 An overview of ecological status, vulnerability and future perspectives of European large shallow, semi-enclosed coastal systems, lagoons and transitional waters. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 140, pp. 95-122.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2013.05.023   ISSN: 0272-7714

Gari, S.R., Newton, A., Icely, J., Lowe, C.D., 2014. Testing the application of the Systems Approach Framework (SAF) for the management of eutrophication in the Ria Formosa. Marine Policy, v. 43, pp. 40-45.
DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.marpol.2013.03.017   ISSN: 0308-597X

Newton, A., and Weichselgartner, J., 2014. Hotspots of coastal vulnerability: A DPSIR analysis to find societal pathways and responses. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 140, pp. 123- 133.
DOI: 10.1016/J.ECSS.2013.10.010   ISSN: 0272-7714

Brown, S., Nicholls, R., Brundrit, G., Dearing, J., Dickson, M., Gallop, S., Gao, S., Haigh, I., Hinkel, J., Jiménez, J., Klein, R., Kron, W., Lázár, A., Neves, C., Newton, A., et al, 2014. Shifting perspectives on coastal impacts and adaptation. Nature Climate Change, v. 4, pp. 752-755.
DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2344   ISSN: 1758-678X

Cristina, S.C.V., Moore, G.F., Goela, P.R.F.C., Icely, J.D., Newton, A., 2014. In situ validation of MERIS marine reflectance off the southwest Iberian Peninsula: assessment of vicarious adjustment and corrections for near-land adjacency. International Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 35, n.6, pp. 2347-2377.
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2014.894657    ISSN: 0143-1161
Accession Number: WOS:000333995200017

O’Higgins, T., Tett, P., Farmer, A., Cooper, P., Dolch, T., Friedrich, J., Goulding, I., Hunt, A., Icely, J., Murciano, C., Newton, A., Psuty, I., Raux, P., Roth, E., 2014. Temporal constraints on ecosystem management: Definitions and examples from Europe’s regional seas. Ecology and Society, v. 19, n. 4, Art. 46.
DOI:    ISSN: 1708-3087

Cinnirella, S., Sardà, R., Suárez de Vivero, J., Brennan, R., Barausse, A., Icely, J., Luisetti, T., March, D., Murciano, C., Newton, A., et al., 2014. Steps towards a shared governance response for achieving Good Environmental Status in the Mediterranean Sea. Ecology and Society, v. 19, n. 4, Art. 47.
DOI:   ISSN: 1708-3087

Goela, P.C., Danchenko,S., Icely, J., Lubian, L.M., Cristina, S., Newton, A., 2014. Using CHEMTAX to evaluate seasonal and interannual dynamics of the phytoplankton community off the South-west coast of Portugal. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, v. 151, pp. 112-123.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2014.10.001    ISSN: 0272-7714
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Contact Me
FCT-Gambelas Campus
Universidade do Algarve
8005-139 Faro
Postboks 100
2027 Kjeller