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    • Challenging Easter Island’s Collapse: The Need for Interdisciplinary Synergies 

      Rull, V.; Cañellas-Boltà, Núria; Sáez, Alberto; Margalef, Olga; Bao, Roberto; Pla-Rábes, Sergi; Valero Garcés, Blas; Giralt, Santiago (Frontiers, 2013-12-17)
      [Abstract] The reigning paradigm holds that Easter Island suffered a socio-ecological collapse (ecocidal or not) sometime in the last millennium, prior to European contact (AD 1720). We discuss some novel paleoecological ...
    • Climate Change Facilitated the Early Colonization of the Azores Archipelago During Medieval Times 

      Raposeiro, Pedro; Hernández, Armand; Pla-Rábes, Sergi; Gonçalves, Vítor; Bao, Roberto; Sáez, Alberto; Shanahan, Timothy; Benavente Marín, Mario; Boer, Erik de; Richter, Nora; Gordon, Verónica; Marques, Helena; Sousa, Pedro M.; Souto, M.; Matias, Miguel G.; Aguiar, Nicole; Pereira, Cátia; Ritter, Catarina; Rubio-Inglés, María Jesús; Salcedo Albert, Marina; Vázquez-Loureiro, David; Margalef, Olga; Amaral-Zettler, Linda; Costa, Ana Cristina; Huang, Yongsong; Leeuwen, Jacqueline F. N. van; Masque, Pere; Prego, Ricardo; Ruiz-Fernández, Ana Carolina; Sánchez-Cabeza, Joan-Albert; Trigo, R. M.; Giralt, Santiago (National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2021-08-27)
      [Abstract] Humans have made such dramatic and permanent changes to Earth's landscapes that much of it is now substantially and irreversibly altered from its preanthropogenic state. Remote islands, until recently isolated ...
    • Long-Term Hydroclimate Variability in the Sub-Tropical North Atlantic and Anthropogenic Impacts on Lake Ecosystems: A Case Study From Flores Island, the Azores 

      Richter, Nora; Russell, James M.; Amaral-Zettler, Linda; DeGroff, Wylie; Raposeiro, Pedro; Gonçalves, Vítor; Boer, Erik de; Pla-Rábes, Sergi; Hernández, Armand; Benavente Marín, Mario; Ritter, Catarina; Sáez, Alberto; Bao, Roberto; Trigo, R. M.; Prego, Ricardo; Giralt, Santiago (Elsevier, 2022-06-01)
      [Abstract] Human land use and climate change threaten ecosystems and natural resources, particularly on remote islands such as the Azores Archipelago in the North Atlantic. Since the official Portuguese settlement of the ...