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  • Ferreira, A. R. L., Sanches Fernandes, L. F., Cortes, R. M. V., & Pacheco, F. A. L. (2017).
    Assessing anthropogenic impacts on riverine ecosystems using nested partial least squares regression. Science of The Total Environment, 583, 466–477. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.106 
  • Pacheco, F. A. L., Martins, L. M. O., Quininha, M., Oliveira, A. S., & Sanches Fernandes, L. F. (2018).
    Modification to the DRASTIC framework to assess groundwater contaminant risk in rural mountainous catchments. Journal of Hydrology, 566, 175–191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.09.013
  • Sanches Fernandes, L. F., Fernandes, A. C. P., Ferreira, A. R. L., Cortes, R. M. V., & Pacheco, F. A. L. (2018).
    A partial least squares – Path modeling analysis for the understanding of biodiversity loss in rural and urban watersheds in Portugal. Science of The Total Environment, 626, 1069–1085. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.127
  • Sanches Fernandes, L., Pereira, M., Morgado, S., & Macário, E. (2018).
    Influence of Climate Change on the Design of Retention Basins in Northeastern Portugal. Water, 10(6), 743. https://doi.org/10.3390/w10060743
  • Santos, R. M. B., Sanches Fernandes, L. F., Cortes, R. M. V., Varandas, S. G. P., Jesus, J. J. B., & Pacheco, F. A. L. (2017).
    Integrative assessment of river damming impacts on aquatic fauna in a Portuguese reservoir. Science of The Total Environment, 601–602, 1108–1118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.255
  • Terêncio, D. P. S., Sanches Fernandes, L. F., Cortes, R. M. V., & Pacheco, F. A. L. (2017).
    Improved framework model to allocate optimal rainwater harvesting sites in small watersheds for agro-forestry uses. Journal of Hydrology, 550, 318–330. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.05.003
  • Terêncio, D. P. S., Sanches Fernandes, L. F., Cortes, R. M. V., Moura, J. P., & Pacheco, F. A. L. (2018).
    Rainwater harvesting in catchments for agro-forestry uses: A study focused on the balance between sustainability values and storage capacity. Science of The Total Environment, 613–614, 1079–1092. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.198

  • Buchadas, A., Vaz, A. S., Honrado, J. P., Alagador, D., Bastos, R., Cabral, J. A., … Vicente, J. R. (2017).
    Dynamic models in research and management of biological invasions. Journal of Environmental Management, 196, 594–606. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.03.060
  • Forrester, D. I., Ammer, C., Annighöfer, P. J., Avdagic, A., Barbeito, I., Bielak, K., … Bravo-Oviedo, A. (2017). Predicting the spatial and temporal dynamics of species interactions in Fagus sylvatica and Pinus sylvestris forests across Europe. Forest Ecology and Management, 405, 112–133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.09.029
  • Kanevski, M., & Pereira, M. G. (2017).
    Local fractality: The case of forest fires in Portugal. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 479, 400–410. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2017.02.086
  • Leuenberger, M., Parente, J., Tonini, M., Pereira, M. G., & Kanevski, M. (2018).
    Wildfire susceptibility mapping: Deterministic vs. stochastic approaches. Environmental Modelling & Software, 101, 194–203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.12.019
  • Parente, J., & Pereira, M. G. (2016).
    Structural fire risk: The case of Portugal. Science of The Total Environment, 573, 883–893. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.164
  • Parente, J., Pereira, M. G., Amraoui, M., & Fischer, E. M. (2018). Heat waves in Portugal: Current regime, changes in future climate and impacts on extreme wildfires. Science of The Total Environment, 631–632, 534–549. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.03.044
  • Parente, J., Pereira, M. G., Amraoui, M., & Tedim, F. (2018). Negligent and intentional fires in Portugal: Spatial distribution characterization. Science of The Total Environment, 624, 424–437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.013
  • Sanches Fernandes, L., Pereira, M., Morgado, S., & Macário, E. (2018).
    Influence of Climate Change on the Design of Retention Basins in Northeastern Portugal. Water, 10(6), 743. https://doi.org/10.3390/w10060743
  • Santos, M., Bastos, R., Ferreira, D., Santos, A., Barros, P., Travassos, P., … Cabral, J. A. (2017).
    A spatial explicit agent based model approach to evaluate the performance of different monitoring options for mortality estimates in the scope of onshore windfarm impact assessments. Ecological Indicators, 73, 254–263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.09.044
  • Silva, C., Cabral, J. A., Hughes, S. J., & Santos, M. (2017).
    A modelling framework to predict bat activity patterns on wind farms: An outline of possible applications on mountain ridges of North Portugal. Science of The Total Environment, 581–582, 337–349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.135
  • Tonini, M., Parente, J., & Pereira, M. G. (2018).
    Global assessment of rural–urban interface in Portugal related to land cover changes. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18(6), 1647–1664. https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1647-2018
  • Tonini, M., Pereira, M. G., Parente, J., & Vega Orozco, C. (2016).
    Evolution of forest fires in Portugal: from spatio-temporal point events to smoothed density maps. Natural Hazards, 85(3), 1489–1510. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-016-2637-x

  • Rodríguez-Chueca, J., Amor, C., Silva, T., Dionysiou, D. D., Li Puma, G., Lucas, M. S., & Peres, J. A. (2017).
    Treatment of winery wastewater by sulphate radicals: HSO 5 − /transition metal/UV-A LEDs. Chemical Engineering Journal, 310, 473–483. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2016.04.135
  • Rodríguez-Chueca, J., Amor, C., Mota, J., Lucas, M. S., & Peres, J. A. (2017).
    Oxidation of winery wastewater by sulphate radicals: catalytic and solar photocatalytic activations. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24(28), 22414–22426. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-9896-2
  • Rodríguez-Chueca, J., Moreira, S. I., Lucas, M. S., Fernandes, J. R., Tavares, P. B., Sampaio, A., & Peres, J. A. (2017).
    Disinfection of simulated and real winery wastewater using sulphate radicals: Peroxymonosulphate/transition metal/UV-A LED oxidation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 149, 805–817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.02.135
  • Rodríguez-Chueca, J., Silva, T., Fernandes, J. R., Lucas, M. S., Puma, G. L., Peres, J. A., & Sampaio, A. (2017).
    Inactivation of pathogenic microorganisms in freshwater using HSO 5 − /UV-A LED and HSO 5 − /M n+ /UV-A LED oxidation processes. Water Research, 123, 113–123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.06.021
  • Solís, R. R., Rivas, F. J., Ferreira, L. C., Pirra, A., & Peres, J. A. (2017).
    Integrated aerobic biological–chemical treatment of winery wastewater diluted with urban wastewater. LED-based photocatalysis in the presence of monoperoxysulfate. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 53(2), 124–131. https://doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2017.1377584

  • Fonseca, A., Boaventura, R. A. R., & Vilar, V. J. P. (2017).
    Integrating water quality responses to best management practices in Portugal. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(2), 1587–1596. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-0610-1
  • Fonseca, A. R., & Santos, J. A. (2018).
    High-Resolution Temperature Datasets in Portugal from a Geostatistical Approach: Variability and Extremes. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 57(3), 627–644. https://doi.org/10.1175/jamc-d-17-0215.1
  • Fonseca, A. R., & Santos, J. A. (2018).
    A new very high-resolution climatological dataset in Portugal: Application to hydrological modeling in a mountainous watershed. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2018.06.001
  • Fonseca, A. R., Santos, M., & Santos, J. A. (2018).
    Hydrological and flood hazard assessment using a coupled modelling approach for a mountainous catchment in Portugal. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 32(7), 2165–2177. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-018-1525-1
  • Santos, J. A., & Belo-Pereira, M. (2018).
    A comprehensive analysis of hail events in Portugal: Climatology and consistency with atmospheric circulation. International Journal of Climatology. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.5794
  • Santos, M., Fragoso, M., & Santos, J. A. (2017).
    Regionalization and susceptibility assessment to daily precipitation extremes in mainland Portugal. Applied Geography, 86, 128–138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2017.06.020
  • Santos, M., Fragoso, M., & Santos, J. A. (2018). Damaging flood severity assessment in Northern Portugal over more than 150 years (1865–2016). Natural Hazards, 91(3), 983–1002. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-017-3166-y
  • Santos, M., Santos, J. A., & Fragoso, M. (2017).
    Atmospheric driving mechanisms of flash floods in Portugal. International Journal of Climatology, 37, 671–680. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.5030

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  • Aires, A., Carvalho, R., Matos, M., Carnide, V., Silva, A. P., & Gonçalves, B. (2017).
    Variation of chemical constituents, antioxidant activity, and endogenous plant hormones throughout different ripening stages of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) cultivars produced in centre of Portugal. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 41(6), e12414. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfbc.12414
  • Correia, S., Schouten, R., Silva, A. P., & Gonçalves, B. (2017).
    Factors Affecting Quality and Health Promoting Compounds during Growth and Postharvest Life of Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium L.). Frontiers in Plant Science, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.02166

  • Brito, C., Dinis, L.-T., Silva, E., Gonçalves, A., Matos, C., Rodrigues, M. A., … Correia, C. (2018).
    Kaolin and salicylic acid foliar application modulate yield, quality and phytochemical composition of olive pulp and oil from rainfed trees. Scientia Horticulturae, 237, 176–183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2018.04.019



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18 articles


  • Gonçalves, F., Carlos, C., Aranha, J., & Torres, L. (2017).
    Does habitat heterogeneity affect the diversity of epigaeic arthropods in vineyards?. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 20(3), 366–379. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12270
  • Gonçalves, F., Zina, V., Carlos, C., Crespo, L., Oliveira, I., & Torres, L. (2017).
    Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and Spiders (Araneae) Co-occurring on the Ground of Vineyards from Douro Demarcated Region. Sociobiology, 64(4), 404. https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v64i4.1934

  • Bernardo, S., Dinis, L.-T., Luzio, A., Pinto, G., Meijón, M., Valledor, L., … Moutinho-Pereira, J. (2017).
    Kaolin particle film application lowers oxidative damage and DNA methylation on grapevine ( Vitis vinifera L.). Environmental and Experimental Botany, 139, 39–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2017.04.002
  • Carvalho, A., Leal, F., Matos, M., & Lima-Brito, J. (2018).
    Effects of heat stress in the leaf mitotic cell cycle and chromosomes of four wine-producing grapevine varieties. Protoplasma. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00709-018-1267-4
  • Castro, C., Carvalho, A., Pavia, I., Leal, F., Moutinho-Pereira, J., & Lima-Brito, J. (2018).
    Nucleolar activity and physical location of ribosomal DNA loci in Vitis vinifera L. by silver staining and sequential FISH. Scientia Horticulturae, 232, 57–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2017.12.064
  • Conde, A., Neves, A., Breia, R., Pimentel, D., Dinis, L.-T., Bernardo, S., … Moutinho-Pereira, J. (2018).
    Kaolin particle film application stimulates photoassimilate synthesis and modifies the primary metabolome of grape leaves. Journal of Plant Physiology, 223, 47–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2018.02.004
  • Conde, A., Pimentel, D., Neves, A., Dinis, L.-T., Bernardo, S., Correia, C. M., … Moutinho-Pereira, J. (2016).
    Kaolin Foliar Application Has a Stimulatory Effect on Phenylpropanoid and Flavonoid Pathways in Grape Berries. Frontiers in Plant Science, 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01150
  • Conde, A., Soares, F., Breia, R., & Gerós, H. (2018). Postharvest dehydration induces variable changes in the primary metabolism of grape berries. Food Research International, 105, 261–270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2017.11.052
  • Dinis, L.-T., Bernardo, S., Luzio, A., Pinto, G., Meijón, M., Pintó-Marijuan, M., … Moutinho-Pereira, J. (2018).
    Kaolin modulates ABA and IAA dynamics and physiology of grapevine under Mediterranean summer stress. Journal of Plant Physiology, 220, 181–192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2017.11.007
  • Dinis, L.-T., Malheiro, A. C., Luzio, A., Fraga, H., Ferreira, H., Gonçalves, I., … Moutinho-Pereira, J. (2017).
    Improvement of grapevine physiology and yield under summer stress by kaolin-foliar application: water relations, photosynthesis and oxidative damage. Photosynthetica, 56(2), 641–651. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11099-017-0714-3
  • Martins, V., Carneiro, F., Conde, C., Sottomayor, M., & Gerós, H. (2017).
    The grapevine VvCAX3 is a cation/H+ exchanger involved in vacuolar Ca2+ homeostasis. Planta, 246(6), 1083–1096. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-017-2754-0
  • Noronha, H., Silva, A., Dai, Z., Gallusci, P., Rombolà, A. D., Delrot, S., & Gerós, H. (2018).
    A molecular perspective on starch metabolism in woody tissues. Planta, 248(3), 559–568. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-018-2954-2
  • Silva, A., Noronha, H., Dai, Z., Delrot, S., & Gerós, H. (2017).
    Low source–sink ratio reduces reserve starch in grapevine woody canes and modulates sugar transport and metabolism at transcriptional and enzyme activity levels. Planta, 246(3), 525–535. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-017-2708-6


  • Fernandes, A., Utkin, A., Eiras-Dias, J., Silvestre, J., Cunha, J., & Melo-Pinto, P. (2018).
    Assessment of grapevine variety discrimination using stem hyperspectral data and AdaBoost of random weight neural networks. Applied Soft Computing, 72, 140–155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2018.07.059
  • Gomes, V. M., Fernandes, A. M., Faia, A., & Melo-Pinto, P. (2017).
    Comparison of different approaches for the prediction of sugar content in new vintages of whole Port wine grape berries using hyperspectral imaging. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 140, 244–254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.06.009
  • Silva, R., Gomes, V., Mendes-Faia, A., & Melo-Pinto, P. (2018).
    Using Support Vector Regression and Hyperspectral Imaging for the Prediction of Oenological Parameters on Different Vintages and Varieties of Wine Grape Berries. Remote Sensing, 10(2), 312. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10020312

  • Domínguez-Perles, R., Guedes, A., Queiroz, M., Silva, A. M., & Barros, A. I. R. N. A. (2016).
    Oxidative stress prevention and anti-apoptosis activity of grape ( Vitis vinifera L.) stems in human keratinocytes. Food Research International, 87, 92–102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2016.06.030
  • Queiroz, M., Oppolzer, D., Gouvinhas, I., Silva, A. M., Barros, A. I. R. N. A., & Domínguez-Perles, R. (2017).
    New grape stems’ isolated phenolic compounds modulate reactive oxygen species, glutathione, and lipid peroxidation in vitro : Combined formulations with vitamins C and E. Fitoterapia, 120, 146–157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fitote.2017.06.010