Antonio Miguel Pereira Jorge Ferreira

Mr Antonio Miguel Pereira Jorge Ferreira

Environmental Geochemist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3465

E-mail Antonio Miguel Pereira Jorge Ferreira

Biography

  •  2014 – ongoing : Environmetal Geochemist Baseline Products, Environmental Moddeling BGS Keyworth
  •  2008 –2013 : Researcher 3D Geological Modelling & Geochronological data, CICEGe & GEOBIOTEC/FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Monte da Caparica, Portugal)
  •  2005 –2007 : Researcher Digital Geological Mapping, Geology dep. of LNEG (Lisbon, Portugal)
  •  2000 –2004 : Post Doc Environmental Geochemistry of Marine Sediments, Marine Geology dep. of LNEG (Lisbon, Portugal)
  •  1995 –2000 : PhD in Geosciences - Regional Geochemical Mapping, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal)
  •  1991 –1993 : MSc in Geochemistry - Regional Geochemical Mapping, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal)
  •  1985 –1990 : Graduation in Geological Engineering (5 yrs), Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal)

Skills

  • Geochemical Mapping & Modelling
  • Statistical (incl. multivariate) & geostatistical tools
  • 3D Geological Moddeling (incl. geochemical and geophysical properties)

Research interests

  • Radon Mapping and Modelling (indoor radon relationships with superficial and bedrock geochemistry, geological units and structures and other characteristics of the terrain)
  • Geochemical Mapping & Modelling (Mapping and modelling of geochemical properties, at 2 and 3 dimensions, and its relationship with geological units and structures and other characteristics of the terrain)
  • Compositional Data Analysis

Boards and committees

  • European Geogenic Radon Map expert group

Current projects and collaboration

  • New Radon Map of Great Britain
  • London Region Atlas (Topsoil chemistry)
  • European Geogenic Radon Map

Published outputs

  • 2014 - A. FERREIRA, C. LOPES, M. CHICHORRO, M.F. PEREIRA, A.R. SOLA. Deciphering a Multipeak Event in a Noncomplex Set of Detrital Zircon U–Pb Ages. STRATI 2013. First International Congress on Stratigraphy. At the Cutting Edge of Stratigraphy. Edited by Rogério Rocha, João Pais, José Carlos Kullberg, Stanley Finney. Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014, pp 717-722. ISBN 978-3-319-04364-7. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-04364-7.
  • 2014 - A. FERREIRA, C. LOPES, M. CHICHORRO, M.F. PEREIRA, A.R. SOLÁ. Deciphering a multi-event in a non-complex set of detrital zircon U–Pb ages from Carboniferous graywackes of SW Iberia. Chemical Geology, 378–379 (2014), 62–74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.04.011
  • 2014 - C. LOPES, A. FERREIRA, M. CHICHORRO, M. F. PEREIRA, J. A. ALMEIDA and A. R. SOLÁ. Chroniberia: The Ongoing Development of a Geochronological GIS Database of Iberia. STRATI 2013. First International Congress on Stratigraphy. At the Cutting Edge of Stratigraphy. Rogério Rocha, João Pais, José Carlos Kullberg, Stanley Finney (eds.). Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014, pp 733-736. ISBN 978-3-319-04364-7. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-04364-7.
  • 2014 - F. ALVES, J. A. ALMEIDA, A. FERREIRA, A. P. F. da SILVA. Simulação de imagens de impedância acústica condicionais a sísmica post-stack 3D e dados de poço (Simulation of acoustic impedance images conditional to both post-stack 3D seismic data and well data). Comunicações Geológicas (2014) 101, Especial I, 347-350. IX CNG/2º CoGePLiP, Porto 2014. ISSN: 0873-948X; e-ISSN: 1647-581X.
  • 2014 - Fernando ALVES, José A. ALMEIDA and António FERREIRA. Geostatistical Inversion of 3D Post-stack Seismic and Well Data for the Characterization of Acoustic Impedance in Oil Fields. Mathematics of Planet Earth. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences. Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences 2014, Eulogio Pardo-Igúzquiza, ‎Carolina Guardiola-Albert, ‎Javier Heredia (eds.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 689-693. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32408-6_149. ISBN 978-3-642-32407-9.
  • 2014 - G. CHARIFO, A. M. FERREIRA, J. A. ALMEIDA & J.-P. PRIAN. Geochemical and statistical characterization of the phosphate facies of the Farim-Saliquinhé phosphate mineralization (Guinea-Bissau). Resource Geology, 64 (1), 58-75. DOI: 10.1111/rge.12027
  • 2014 - G. CHARIFO, J. A. ALMEIDA, A. FERREIRA. Modelação geológica do depósito mineral de Farim-Saliquinhé amostrado por sondagens de comprimento variável (Geological modelling of the Farim-Saliquinhé mineral deposit sampled with cores of unequal length). Comunicações Geológicas (2014) 101, Especial III, 1409-1413. IX CNG/2º CoGePLiP, Porto 2014. ISSN: 0873-948X; e-ISSN: 1647-581X.
  • 2014 – Antonio FERREIRA, Zori DARAKTCHIEVA, J.D. APPLETON, P. TURNER, Mark CAVE. Remapping radon potential of SW England: Assessment of the differences between 2006 and 2014 Radon Potential maps. 12th International Workshop GARRM (on the GEOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF RADON RISK MAPPING), Prague, Czech Republic, 16-18 September, 2014.
  • 2013 - G. CHARIFO, J. A. ALMEIDA & A. M. FERREIRA. Managing borehole samples of unequal lengths to construct a high-resolution mining model of mineral grades zoned by geological units. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 132, 209-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2013.07.006
  • • 2012 - T. GUIMARÃES, J.A. ALMEIDA, A. FERREIRA, M.G. BRITO, G. CHARIFO. Modelação de Metais Pesados nos Solos e Sedimentos na Envolvente à Mina de Aljustrel. 46th Brazilian Geological Congress / 1st Geological Congress of Portuguese speaking Countries. Santos, São Paulo, Brasil, Sep 30 – Oct 5, 2012. 1 pp.
  • 2011 - ALMEIDA, J. A. & FERREIRA, A. M. Técnicas geoestatísticas para modelação 3D de depósitos minerais de pegmatitos litiníferos. Valorização de Pegmatitos Litiníferos. Edited by L. M. P. Martins, D. P. S. de Oliveira, R. Silva, H. M. C. Viegas & R. C. Villas Bôas. DGEG/LNEG/ADI/CYTED, Lisboa, Portugal, p. 35-38, 82p. ISBN: 978-989-675-016-9.
  • 2011 - FERREIRA, A. M. & ALMEIDA, J. A. A modelação geológica 3D como ferramenta de apoio na prospecção de pegmatitos litiníferos. Valorização de Pegmatitos Litiníferos. Edited by L. M. P. Martins, D. P. S. de Oliveira, R. Silva, H. M. C. Viegas & R. C. Villas Bôas. DGEG/LNEG/ADI/CYTED, Lisboa, Portugal, p.15-18, 82p. ISBN 978-989-675-016-9.
  • 2010 - FERREIRA, A. CHARIFO, G. and ALMEIDA, J. A modelação geológica 3D. O exemplo da mineralização de fosfatos de Farim-Saliquinhé (3D Geologic Modeling. The example of the Farim-Saliquinhé phosphates mineralization). E-Terra - Geosciences On-line Journal. Vol. 22, nº 9, 2010, 4 p. GEOTIC – Sociedade Geológica de Portugal, VIII Congresso Nacional de Geologia. ISSN 1645-0388.
  • 2010 - FERREIRA, A., CHARIFO, G. and ALMEIDA, J.A. 3D Geologic Modeling. The example of the Farim-Saliquinhé Phosphates Mineralization. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 12, EGU2010-10927, 2010 EGU General Assembly 2010. Proceedings of the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2010, SSP1.1 Open session on stratigraphy, sedimentology and palaeontology. Vienna (Austria), May 2-7, 2010.
  • 2010 - WYSOCKA, A., FERREIRA, A. and KULLBERG, J.C. Modelação geológica 3D do Anticlinal de Montejunto (3D geologic digital modelling of Montejunto Anticline). E-Terra - Geosciences On-line Journal. Vol. 22, nº 10, 2010, 4 p. GEOTIC – Sociedade Geológica de Portugal, VIII Congresso Nacional de Geologia. ISSN 1645-0388.
  • 2010 – PEREIRA, V., INÁCIO, M., FERREIRA, A. and PINTO, M Geochemical regional surveys: comparative analysis of data from soils and stream sediments. In: 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Division Symposium 2.2: Management of landscapes for the future, Soil Solutions for a Changing World. 1 – 6 August 2010, Brisbane, Australia. Published on DVD, p 22-25.
  • 2008 - CHICHORRO, M., PEREIRA, M.F., SILVA, J.B., APRAIZ, A., FERNANDEZ, C., and FERREIRA, A. Intra-continental transcurrent tectonics and basin development during Pangea’s amalgamation (SW Iberian Massif, Portugal). In Konigshof, P., Linnemann, U. (Eds.). From Gondwana and Laurussia to Pangea: Dynamics of Oceans and Supercontinents. 20th International Senckenberg Conference & 2nd Geinitz Conference. Final meeting of IGCP 497 and IGCP 499. Abstracts and Programme, p.164-165. (ISBN 978-3-910006-39-3).
  • 2007 - FERREIRA, A. M.; FERREIRA, M. M.; MORGADO, P.; PINTO, L. S.; PEREIRA, V. G. & PINTO, M. S. The use of geochemical soil and stream sediment data in the management of river basins. In: Gunter Gunkel & Maria do Carmo Sobral (eds.) Reservoir and River Basin Management: Exchange of Experiences from Brazil, Portugal and Germany. Technical University of Berlin, p. 197-210. ISBN: 978-3-7983-2056-7. 1 Citation.
  • 2006 - PEREIRA, V., INÁCIO, M., FERREIRA, A. & PINTO, M. Geochemical Survey of Portugal: comparative analysis of data from soils and stream sediments. 7th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, Beijing, China, September 25-30. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, vol.25 (Suppl.) p. 14.
  • 2006 – MIL-HOMENS, M.; BRANCO, V.; FERREIRA, A.; VICENTE, M.; ALT-EPPING, U.; VALE, C.; ABRANTES, F. Registos históricos de enriquecimentos antropogénicos em metais pesados no pró-delta do tejo. Volume de Resumos do XIII Seminário Ibérico de Química Marinha. Setembro de 2006, Lisboa.
  • 2004 - ABRANTES, F.; LEBREIRO, S.; RODRIGUES, T.; FERREIRA, A.; GIL, I.; JONSDOTTIR, H.; KISSEL, C.; GRIMALT, J. Northern European Climate Variations during late Holocene: evidence from the Tagus prodelta (Portugal). Eos. Trans. AGU, 84(52), Ocean Sci. Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS21N-07, 2003.
  • 2004 - BATISTA, M. J.; FERREIRA, A.; PRATES, T.; MARTINS, L.; PINTO, M. S. Stream sediments geochemical mapping as a tool for wide scale Risk Assessment in Portugal. Goldschmidt Conference 2004 (Copenhagen), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68 (11), Supplement 1, A536, 4.7.P06. ISSN: 0016-7037
  • 2004 - BATISTA, M. J.; FERREIRA, A.; ROSA, D.; MARTINS, L.; PINTO, M. S. Geochemical mapping in Portugal: a comparison study. Workshop DWO 16 Global Geochemical Baselines, 32nd International Geological Congress, Abstracts, Part 2, 1531.
  • 2004 - VICENTE, M.; FERREIRA, A.; GRIMALT, J. O; ABRANTES, F. & RODRIGUES, A. Organochlorine compounds in sediments deposited in Tagus Prodelta during the last century. Book of Abstracts of SedNet 3rd Workshop, p 163.
  • 2004 – LEBREIRO, S.; ABRANTES, F.; FERREIRA, A.; RODRIGUES, T. The Tagus River Terrigenous Input: Holocene Climate Variability Off Portugal. Book of the Program and Abstracts of the 8th International Conference on Paleoceanography (Biarritz, France), Session B1: High Frequency Climate Variability, p 175.
  • 2004 – M. VAIRINHO; A. COUTO; M. J. BATISTA; A. FERREIRA; L. QUENTAL; J. X. MATOS. Intepretation of Landsat 7 ETM+ Imagery and Integration with Geochemical Data in Aljustrel – S. Domingos Area, Iberian Pyrite Belt, Portugal: A Regional Approach. 32nd International Geological Congress - Florença (Agosto 2004).
  • 2003 - ABRANTES, F.; LEBREIRO, S.; FERREIRA, A.; GIL, I.; JONSDOTTIR, H.; RODRIGUES, T.; KISSEL, C.; GRIMALT, J. Latest Holocene Climate Variability Revealed by a High-Resolution Multiple Proxy Record off Lisbon (Portugal). In: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, 12438, 2003. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly 2003. P1400; EAE03-A-12438; CL23-1WE4P-1400.
  • 2003 - FERREIRA, A.; BATISTA, M. J.; MARTINS, L.; PINTO, M. Regional and Foregs Geochemical Baseline Surveys of Portugal – A Comparison. Livro de Resumos do IX Congresso da Associação Brasileira de Estudos do Quaternário / II Congresso do Quaternário de Países de Línguas Ibéricas / II Congresso sobre Planejamento e Gestão da Zona Costeira dos Países de Expressão Portuguesa, 4 pp.
  • 2003 - FERREIRA, A.; BATISTA, M. J.; MARTINS, L.; PINTO, M. Regional and Foregs Portuguese Baseline Mapping. Proceedings of the 4th European Congress on Regional Geoscientific Cartography and Information Systems, Vol. II, p 648-650.
  • 2003 - FERREIRA, A.; MIL-HOMENS, M.; ABRANTES, F.; MONTEIRO, J. H.; GASPAR, L.; MIRANDA, M. T.; ARAÚJO, F.; VIANA, A. Lead Contents in Portuguese Shelf Surface Sediments. Livro de Resumos do II Encontro do CIMAR – Laboratório Associado, Poster 62, p 144.
  • 2003 - H. B. B. JÓNSDÓTTIR, K. L. KNUDSEN, F. ABRANTES, J. EIRÍKSSON, A. FERREIRA, I. M. GIL, S. LEBREIRO & T. RODRIGUES. Late Holocene climate variability in the Tagus prodelta, Portugal: benthic foraminiferal perspective. Ciências da Terra (UNL), nº especial V, VI Congresso Nacional de Geologia, p 128-129.
  • 2003 - MIL-HOMENS, M.; FERREIRA, A. Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination in Portuguese Shelf Sedimentos, using Aluminum Normalization. Livro de Resumos do II Encontro do CIMAR – Laboratório Associado, Oral 10, p 22-23.
  • 2001 - FERREIRA, A.; INÁCIO, M.; MORGADO, P.; BATISTA, M. J.; FERREIRA, L.; PEREIRA, V. M. & PINTO, M. Low-density geochemical mapping in Portugal. Applied Geochemistry Vol. 16/11-12, p 1323-1331. doi:10.1016/S0883-2927(01)00037-3. ISSN: 0883-2927.
  • 2001 - ROCHA, F.; FERREIRA, A. & PINTO, M. Mineralogical characterisation of stream sediments from Portugal. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, Vol. 24, p 69-80. ISSN: 02106558.
  • 2000 - FERREIRA, A. - Dados Geoquímicos de Base de Sedimentos Fluviais de Amostragem de Baixa Densidade de Portugal Continental: Estudo de Factores de Variação Regional. (Geochemical Baseline Data from Portugal based on Low Density Stream Sediment Sampling: Study of regional variation scale factors) PhD Thesis in Geosciences. University of Aveiro. http://hdl.handle.net/10400.9/542
  • 1999 - FERREIRA, A.; ROCHA, F.; BJÖRKLUND, A. & PINTO, M. Geochemical and Mineralogical Indexes applied to stream sediments from Portugal. Anais do V Congresso de Geoquímica dos Países de Língua Portuguesa & VII Congresso Brasileiro de Geoquímica, 4 pp.
  • 1998 - INÁCIO, M.; FERREIRA, A.; FERREIRA, L.; ALMEIDA, L.; PEREIRA, V. & PINTO, M. Multi-purpose Soil Geochemical Mapping of Portugal: preliminary results. Vol. de Resumos do 16th World Congress of Soil Science, Scientific registration nº 1893, Symposium nº 25, 6 p.
  • 1997 - BATISTA, M. J.; FERREIRA, A. M.; INÁCIO, M. M.; FERREIRA, L. M.; MORGADO, P.; ALMEIDA, L.; PEREIRA, V. M. & PINTO, M. S. Geochemical Background and Baseline Multi-Element Data for Portugal (Soils and Stream Sediments). Vol. de Resumos do I Congresso Ibérico de Geoquímica & VII Congreso de Geoquímica de España, p 285-293.
  • 1996 - FERREIRA, A. M.; BJÖRKLUND, A. & PINTO, M. S. Sampling of stream sediment in Portugal for Global Geochemical baselines: A case study in subtropical terrain. Geociências – Rev. Univ. Aveiro, vol. 10, fasc. 2: 95-112. ISSN 0871-3529.
  • 1996 - FERREIRA, A. M.; FERRAZ, E.; MOURA, R.; MATIAS, M. & ROCHA, F. Prospecção geofísica com controlo litoestratigráfico nos depósitos de caulinos de Barqueiros. Geociências – Rev. Univ. Aveiro, vol. 10, fasc. 2: 47-55. ISSN 0871-3529.
  • 1993 - FERREIRA, A. - Uso de sedimentos de corrente (amostragem de baixa densidade) na caracterização geoquímica das bacias dos rios Vouga e Mira. Implicações em Cartografia Geoquímica Regional. MSc Thesis in Geochemistry. Department of Geosciences, University of Aveiro.
  • 1993 - FERREIRA, A. M.; BJÖRKLUND, A. & PINTO, M. S. The concept of Global Geochemical Base-Line sampling: a pilot study of the applicability in Portugal. Memórias do Museu do Laboratório de Mineralogia e Geologia da Universidade do Porto, 3: 573-575 e Vol. Abstracts: 42 do 16th International Geochemical Exploration Symposium & 5th Chinese Exploration Geochemistry Symposium

Key papers

2014 - A. FERREIRA, C. LOPES, M. CHICHORRO, M.F. PEREIRA, A.R. SOLÁ. Deciphering a multi-event in a non-complex set of detrital zircon U–Pb ages from Carboniferous graywackes of SW Iberia. Chemical Geology, 378–379 (2014), 62–74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.04.011

2013 - G. CHARIFO, J. A. ALMEIDA & A. M. FERREIRA. Managing borehole samples of unequal lengths to construct a high-resolution mining model of mineral grades zoned by geological units. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 132, 209-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2013.07.006

2010 - FERREIRA, A. CHARIFO, G. and ALMEIDA, J. A modelação geológica 3D. O exemplo da mineralização de fosfatos de Farim-Saliquinhé (3D Geologic Modeling. The example of the Farim-Saliquinhé phosphates mineralization). E-Terra - Geosciences On-line Journal. Vol. 22, nº 9, 2010, 4 p. GEOTIC – Sociedade Geológica de Portugal, VIII Congresso Nacional de Geologia. ISSN 1645-0388.

2004 - VICENTE, M.; FERREIRA, A.; GRIMALT, J. O; ABRANTES, F. & RODRIGUES, A. Organochlorine compounds in sediments deposited in Tagus Prodelta during the last century. Book of Abstracts of SedNet 3rd Workshop, p 163.

2001 - FERREIRA, A.; INÁCIO, M.; MORGADO, P.; BATISTA, M. J.; FERREIRA, L.; PEREIRA, V. M. & PINTO, M. Low-density geochemical mapping in Portugal. Applied Geochemistry Vol. 16/11-12, p 1323-1331. doi:10.1016/S0883-2927(01)00037-3. ISSN: 0883-2927.

1996 - FERREIRA, A. M.; BJÖRKLUND, A. & PINTO, M. S. Sampling of stream sediment in Portugal for Global Geochemical baselines: A case study in subtropical terrain. Geociências – Rev. Univ. Aveiro, vol. 10, fasc. 2: 95-112. ISSN 0871-3529.