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    • Palaeohistology Reveals a Slow Pace of Life for the Dwarfed Sicilian Elephant 

      Köhler, Meike; Herridge, Victoria; Nacarino-Meneses, Carmen; Fortuny, Josep; Moncunill-Solé, Blanca; Rosso, Antonietta; Sanfilippo, Rossana; Palombo, Maria Rita; Moyà-Solà, Salvador (Springer Nature, 2021-11-24)
      [Abstract] The 1-m-tall dwarf elephant Palaeoloxodon falconeri from the Pleistocene of Sicily (Italy) is an extreme example of insular dwarfism and epitomizes the Island Rule. Based on scaling of life-history (LH) traits ...
    • Paleotsunami Evidence in the Bahía Inglesa Coast (Atacama, Chile) Based on a Multi-Approach Analysis 

      Carballeira, Rafael; Peña Monne, J. L.; Otero, Xosé Luís; Sampietro-Vattuone, M. M.; Soto-Bauerle, M. V.; Pérez Alberti, Augusto (Springer Nature, 2022-02-24)
      [Abstract] The Atacama coast is located in an area with a current high risk of tsunami, and the sedimentary deposits found in the Bahía Inglesa area, in the Morro sector, clearly indicate that this was also the case in the ...
    • Plastic Debris in Lakes and Reservoirs 

      Nava, Verónica; Chandra, Sudeep; Aherne, Julian; Alfonso, María Belén; Antão-Geraldes, Ana Maria; Attermeyer, Katrin; Bao, Roberto; Bartrons, Mireia; Berger, Stella A.; Biernaczyk, Marcin; Bissen, Raphael; Brookes, Justin D.; Brown, David; Cañedo-Argüelles, Miguel; Canle, Moisés; Capelli, Camilla; Carballeira, Rafael; Cereijo Arango, José Luis; Chawchai, Sakonvan; Christensen, Søren Thromsholdt; Christoffersen, Kirsten Seestern; Eyto, Elvira de; Delgado Martín, Jordi; Dornan, Tyler; Doubek, Jonathan; Dusaucy, Julia; Erina, Oxana; Ersoy, Zeynep; Feuchtmayr, Heidrun; Frezzotti, Maria Luce; Galafassi, Silvia; Gateuille, David; Gonçalves, Vítor; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Hamilton, David P.; Harris, Theodore; Kangur, Külli; Başaran Kankılıç, Gökben; Kessler, Rebecca; Kiel, Christine; Krynak, Edward M.; Leiva-Presa, Àngels; Lepori, Fabio; Matias, Miguel G.; Matsuzaki, Shin-ichiro; McElarney, Yvonne; Messyasz, Beata; Mitchell, Mark; Mlambo, Musa C.; Motitsoe, Samuel Nkopane; Nandini, S.; Orlandi, Valentina; Owens, Caroline; Özkundakci, Deniz; Pinnow, Solvig; Pociecha, Agnieszka; Raposeiro, Pedro; Rõõm, Eva-Ingrid; Rotta, Federica; Salmaso, Nico; Sarma, S. S. S.; Sartirana, Davide; Scordo, Facundo; Sibomana, Claver; Siewert, Daniel; Stepanowska, Katarzyna Ewa; Tavşanoğlu, Ülkü Nihan; Tereshina, Maria; Thompson, James; Tolotti, Monica; Valois, Amanda; Verburg, Piet; Welsh, Brittany; Wesolek, Brian; Weyhenmeyer, Gesa; Wu, Naicheng; Zawisza, Edyta; Zink, Lauren; Leoni, Barbara (Springer Nature, 2023)
      [Abstract] Plastic debris is thought to be widespread in freshwater ecosystems globally1. However, a lack of comprehensive and comparable data makes rigorous assessment of its distribution challenging2,3. Here we present ...
    • Potential Impact of Climate Change on Suspended Sediment Yield in NW Spain: A Case Study on the Corbeira Catchment 

      Rodríguez-Blanco, María-Luz; Arias, Ricardo; Taboada-Castro, María Mercedes; Nunes, Joao Pedro; Keizer, Jan Jacob; Taboada-Castro, M.T. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016)
      [Abstract] Soil losses and the subsequent sediment delivery constitute significant environmental threats. Climate change is likely to have an impact on the availability of water and therefore on sediment yield in catchments. ...
    • Primary Drivers of Dune Cover and Shoreline Dynamics: A Conceptual Model Based on the Iberian Atlantic Coast 

      González-Villanueva, Rita; Pastoriza, Martiño; Hernández, Armand; Carballeira, Rafael; Sáez, Alberto; Bao, Roberto (Elsevier, 2023-02-15)
      [Abstract] Coastal dunes evolve in direct response to primary drivers, such as wind and waves, which can significantly influence the landscape. Here, we examine the effects of the wind and wave regimes on the vegetation ...
    • Prolagus Pomel, 1853 (Lagomorpha, Mammalia) in the Framework of the Pliocene Faunal Rearrangements in Central Europe 

      Čermák, Stanislav; Angelone, Chiara; Moncunill-Solé, Blanca (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (París), 2021-06-28)
      [Abstract] Pliocene occurrences of Prolagus Pomel, 1853 in central Europe represent anomalies out of the peri-Mediterranean area, at that time the core distribution of the genus. Though known for several decades, those ...
    • Recent Global Warming Induces the Coupling of Dissimilar Long-Term Sedimentary Signatures in Two Adjacent Volcanic Lakes (Azores Archipelago, Portugal) 

      Vázquez-Loureiro, David; Sáez, Alberto; Gonçalves, Vítor; Buchaca, Teresa; Hernández, Armand; Raposeiro, Pedro; Boer, Erik de; Masqué, Pere; Giralt, Santiago; Bao, Roberto (Elsevier, 2023-01-30)
      [Abstract] Paleoclimatological information derived from the study of lacustrine sedimentary records is not only biased by taphonomical processes but also by potential differences in the expression of climate variability ...
    • Relationship of Weather Types on the Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Rainfall, Runoff, and Sediment Yield in the Western Mediterranean Basin 

      Peña-Angulo, Dhais; Taboada-Castro, M.T. (MDPI, 2020-06-09)
      [Abstract] Rainfall is the key factor to understand soil erosion processes, mechanisms, and rates. Most research was conducted to determine rainfall characteristics and their relationship with soil erosion (erosivity) ...
    • Stratification Strength and Light Climate Explain Variation in Chlorophyll 𝑎 at the Continental Scale in a European Multilake Survey in a Heatwave Summer 

      Donis, Daphne; Leira, Manel; García, David; Carballeira, Rafael (Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, 2021-10-30)
      [Abstract] To determine the drivers of phytoplankton biomass, we collected standardized morphometric, physical, and biological data in 230 lakes across the Mediterranean, Continental, and Boreal climatic zones of the ...
    • Temperature effects explain continental scale distribution of cyanobacterial toxins 

      Mantzouki, Evanthia; Delgado Martín, Jordi; García, David; Cereijo, Jose Luís; Carballeira, Rafael; Ibelings, Bas W. (MDPI, 2018-04-13)
      [Abstract] Insight into how environmental change determines the production and distribution of cyanobacterial toxins is necessary for risk assessment. Management guidelines currently focus on hepatotoxins (microcystins). ...
    • The Rapid Effects of Yellow-Legged Gull (Larus michahellis) Colony on Dune Habitats and Plant Landscape in the Atlantic Islands National Park (NW Spain) 

      De la Peña Lastra, Saúl; Torre, Franck; Carballeira, Rafael; Santiso, María José; Pérez Alberti, Augusto; Otero, Xosé Luís (MDPI, 2022-02-09)
      [Abstract] The Atlantic Islands of Galicia Maritime/Terrestrial National Park hosts one of the largest breeding colonies of yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) in the world. In 2002, a new yellow-legged gull breeding ...
    • The Recent Volcanism of Flores Island (Azores), Part II: Stratigraphy and Eruptive History of the Comprida Volcanic System 

      Andrade, Mariana; Ramalho, Ricardo; Pimentel, Adriano; Kutterolf, Steffen; Hernández, Armand (Elsevier, 2023-04-20)
      [Abstract] The stratigraphy and eruptive history of a volcanic system are key to forecast the timing and style of future eruptions. Flores is a small volcanic island in the Azores Archipelago with no record of eruptions ...
    • The Role of Climate, Marine Influence and Sedimentation Rates in Late-Holocene Estuarine Evolution (SW Portugal) 

      Costa, Ana; Freitas, Maria da Conceição; Leira, Manel; Costas, Susana; Costa, Pedro J. M.; Andrade, C.; Bao, Roberto; Duarte, João; Rodrigues, Aurora; Cachão, M.; Araújo, Ana Cristina; Diniz, Mariana; Arias, Pablo (Sage, 2019)
      [Abstract] Estuaries are sensitive to changes in global to regional sea level, to climate-driven variation in rainfall and to fluvial discharge. In this study, we use source and environmentally sensitive proxies together ...
    • The Timing of the Deglaciation in the Atlantic Iberian Mountains: Insights From the Stratigraphic Analysis of a Lake Sequence in Serra Da Estrela (Portugal) 

      Hernández, Armand; Sáez, Alberto; Santos, Ricardo N.; Rodrigues, Teresa; Martín-Puertas, Celia; Gil-Romera, Graciela; Abbott, Mark; Carballeira, Rafael; Costa, Pedro J. M.; Giralt, Santiago; Gomes, Sandra D.; Griffore, Melissa; Ibáñez-Insa, Jordi; Leira, Manel; Moreno, João; Naughton, Filipa; Oliveira, Dulce; Raposeiro, Pedro M.; Trigo, Ricardo M.; Vieira, Gonçalo; Ramos, Alexandre M. (Wiley, 2023-02-07)
      [Abstract] Understanding the environmental response to the last glacial termination in regions located in transitional climate zones such as the Atlantic Iberian mountains is crucial to estimate potential changes in regions ...
    • The Vanishing and the Establishment of a New Ecosystem on an Oceanic Island: Anthropogenic Impacts With No Return Ticket 

      Ritter, Catarina; Gonçalves, Vítor; Pla-Rabes, Sergi; de Boer, Erik; Bao, Roberto; Sáez, Alberto; Hernández, Armand; Sixto, Marta; Richter, Nora; Benavente Marín, Mario; Prego, Ricardo; Giralt, Santiago; Raposeiro, Pedro (Elsevier, 2022-03-31)
      [Abstract] A multiproxy approach was applied to a sediment core retrieved from the deep crater Lake Funda, located in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean on Flores Island, Azores archipelago (Portugal). The purpose of ...
    • Tooth and Long Bone Scaling in Sardinian Ochotonids (Early Pleistocene-Holocene): Evidence for Megalodontia and Its Palaeoecological Implications 

      Moncunill-Solé, Blanca; Tuveri, Caterinella; Arca, Marisa; Angelone, Chiara (Elsevier, 2021-09-09)
      [Abstract] Body size is a useful character to unravel the biology of fossil taxa and, indirectly, the palaeoenvironment in which they lived. However, the reliability of size proxies is debated, particularly among insular ...
    • Towards a Digital Twin of the Earth System: Geo-Soft-CoRe, a Geoscientific Software & Code Repository 

      DeFelipe, Irene; Alcalde, Juan; Baykiev, Eldar; Bernal, Isabel; Boonma, Kittiphon; Carbonell, Ramón; Flude, Stephanie; Folch, Arnau; Fullea, Javier; García-Castellanos, Daniel; Geyer, Adelina; Giralt, Santiago; Hernández, Armand; Jiménez-Munt, Ivone; Kumar, Ajay; Llorens, María-Gema; Martí, Joan; Molina, Cecilia; Olivar-Castaño, Andrés; Parnell, Andrew; Schimmel, Martin; Torné, Montserrat; Ventosa, Sergi (Frontiers, 2022-04-26)
      [Abstract] The immense advances in computer power achieved in the last decades have had a significant impact in Earth science, providing valuable research outputs that allow the simulation of complex natural processes and ...
    • Vegetation and landscape dynamics under natural and anthropogenic forcing on the Azores Islands: A 700-year pollen record from the São Miguel Island 

      Rull, Valentí; Lara, Arantza; Rubio-Inglés, María Jesús; Giralt, Santiago; Gonçalves, Vítor; Raposeiro, Pedro; Hernández, Armand; Sánchez-López, Guiomar; Vázquez-Loureiro, David; Bao, Roberto (Elsevier, 2017)
    • Water Resources Response to Changes in Temperature, Rainfall and CO2 Concentration: A First Approach in NW Spain 

      Arias, Ricardo; Rodríguez-Blanco, María-Luz; Taboada-Castro, María Mercedes; Nunes, Joao Pedro; Keizer, Jan Jacob; Taboada-Castro, M.T. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2014)
      [Abstract] Assessment of the diverse responses of water resources to climate change and high concentrations of CO2 is crucial for the appropriate management of natural ecosystems. Despite numerous studies on the impact of ...