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Óscar Nieto PhD

Research interests: 
Ecotoxicology, marine chemistry, marine pollution monitoring, water and sediment quality assessment
Profesor Titular
Resarch topics: 

  Analysis of chemical contaminants in the marine environment:

     Chemical speciation of trace metals in the water column.
     Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments and biota.
     Integration of chemical and biological parameters to study the environmental quality of the marine environment.

Profesional experience: 

         1999-present  Reeder. University of Vigo.

         1997-1999      Senior Lecturer. University of Vigo.

         1997               Lecturer. University of Vigo.

         1996               Lecturer. University Autónoma de Madrid

         1994-1996      Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM).

         1991-1994      Predoctoral Research Fellow. University Autónoma de Madrid

  1. J. Bellas, Ó. Nieto, R. Beiras, 2010. Integrative assessment of coastal pollution: development and evaluation of sediment quality criteria from chemical contamination and ecotoxicological data. Continental Shelf Research. (in press).
  2. L. Saco-Alvarez, J. Bellas, Ó, Nieto, J.M. Bayona, J. Albaiges, R. Beiras, 2008. Toxicity and phototoxicity of water-accommodated fraction obtained from Prestige fuel oil and Marine fuel oil evaluated by marine bioassays. Science of the Total Environment, 394: 275-282.
  3. A. Cobelo García, J. Santos Echeandía, R. Prego, Ó. Nieto, 2005. Direct Simultaneous Determination of Cu, Ni and V in Seawater Using Cathodic Stripping Voltammetry with Mixed Ligands. Electroanalysis, 17(10): 906-911.
  4. Ó. Nieto, J. Aboigor, R. Buján, M. N’Diaye, M.J. Graña, L. Saco, M.Á. Franco, J.A. Soriano, R. Beiras, 2006. Temporary Variation of the Levels of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Galician Coast after the Prestige Oil Spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 328: 41-49.
  5. J.I. Lorenzo, Ó. Nieto, R. Beiras, 2006. Anodic stripping voltammetry measures copper bioavailability for sea urchin larvae in the presence of fulvic acids. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 25: 36-44.

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