Publicacions resultants de les investigacions finançades pel 7è Programa Marc, pel Programa H2020 i l’European Research Council de la Unió Europea, recollides en el Projecte OpenAIRE (Open Access Infraestructure for Research in Europe) que promou l’accés obert a Europa.

Recent Submissions

  • Performance study of direct integration of phase change material into an innovative evaporator of a simple vapour compression system 

    Mselle, Boniface; Vérez, David; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Borri, Emiliano; Cabeza, Luisa F. (MDPI, 2020)
    This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 768824 (HYBUILD). This work was partially funded by the Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación ...
  • A framework for modeling adaptive forest management and decision making under climate change 

    Yousefpour, Rasoul; Temperli, Christian; Jacobsen, Jette B.; Thorsen, Bo Jellesmark; Meilby, Henrik; Lexer, Manfred J.; Lindner, Marcus; Bugmann, Harald; Borges, José G.; Palma, João H.N.; Ray, Duncan; Zimmermann, Niklaus E.; Delzon, Sylvain; Kremer, Antoine; Kramer, Koen; Reyer, Christopher P. O.; Lasch-Born, Petra; Garcia Gonzalo, Jordi; Hanewinkel, Marc (Resilience Alliance, 2017)
    Adapting the management of forest resources to climate change involves addressing several crucial aspects to provide a valid basis for decision making. These include the knowledge and belief of decision makers, the mapping ...
  • European wilderness in a time of farmland abandonment 

    Ceaușu, Silvia; Carver, Steve; Verburg, Peter H.; Kuechly, Helga U.; Hölker, Franz; Brotons, Lluís; Pereira, Henrique M. (Springer Open, 2015-05-05)
    Wilderness is a multidimensional concept that has evolved from an aesthetic idea to a science-based conservation approach. We analyze here several subjective and ecological dimensions of wilderness in Europe: human access ...
  • Are soil carbon stocks in mountain grasslands compromised by land-use changes? 

    Garcia-Pausas, Jordi; Romanyà i Socoró, Joan; Montané, Francesc; Rios, Ana I.; Taull, Marc; Rovira, Pere; Casals, Pere (Springer Open, 2017-08-05)
    Mountain grasslands are generally rich in soil organic C, but the typical high spatial variability of mountain environments, together with the different management systems, makes their soil C content particularly variable. ...
  • New Moore-Like Bounds and Some Optimal Families of Abelian Cayley Mixed Graphs 

    Dalfó, Cristina; Fiol, Miguel Angel; López Lorenzo, Ignacio (2020-06-06)
    Mixed graphs can be seen as digraphs that have both arcs and edges (or digons, that is, two opposite arcs). In this paper, we consider the case where such graphs are Cayley graphs of abelian groups. Such groups can be ...
  • Identifying codes in line digraphs 

    Balbuena Martínez, Camino; Dalfó, Cristina; Martínez Barona, Berenice (Elsevier, 2020-05-21)
    Given an integer ≥1, a (1, ≤ )-identifying code in a digraph is a dominating subset C of vertices such that all distinct subsets of vertices of cardinality at most have distinct closed in-neighborhoods within C . In ...
  • Decision support tools and strategies to simulate forest landscape evolutions integrating forest owner behaviour: a review from the case studies of the European Project, INTEGRAL 

    Orazio, Christophe; Cordero Montoya, Rebeca; Régolini, Margot; Borges, José G.; Garcia Gonzalo, Jordi; Barreiro, Susana; Botequim, Brigite; Marques, Susete; Sedmák, Róbert; Smreček, Róbert; Brodrechtová, Yvonne; Brukas, Vilis; Chirici, Gherardo; Marchetti, Marco; Moshammer, Ralf; Biber, Peter; Corrigan, Edwin; Eriksson, Ljusk Ola; Favero, Matteo; Galev, Emil; Hengeveld, Geerten M.; Kavaliauskas, Marius; Mozgeris, Gintautas; Navrátil, Rudolf; Nieuwenhuis, Maarten; Paligorov, Ivan; Pettenella, Davide; Stanislovaitis, Andrius; Tomé, Margarida; Trubins, Renats; Tuček, Ján; Vizzarri, Matteo; Wallin, Ida; Pretzsch, Hans; Sallnäs, Ola (MDPI, 2017-04-13)
    For forest sustainability and vulnerability assessment, the landscape scale is considered to be more and more relevant as the stand level approaches its known limitations. This review, which describes the main forest ...
  • Modeling post-fire mortality in pure and mixed forest stands in Portugal - A forest planning-oriented model 

    Botequim, Brigite; Arias-Rodil, Manuel; Garcia Gonzalo, Jordi; Silva, Andreia; Marques, Susete; Borges, José G.; Oliveira, Maria Manuela; Tomé, Margarida (MDPI, 2017-03-07)
    Assessing impacts of management strategies may allow designing more resistant forests to wildfires. Planning-oriented models to predict the effect of stand structure and forest composition on mortality for supporting ...
  • Species distribution models and impact factor growth in environmental journals: methodological fashion or the attraction of global change science 

    Brotons, Lluís (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014-11-11)
    In this work, I evaluate the impact of species distribution models (SDMs) on the current status of environmental and ecological journals by asking the question to which degree development of SDMs in the literature is related ...
  • Evaluation of habitat protection under the European Natura 2000 conservation network – The example for Germany 

    Friedrichs, Martin; Hermoso, Virgilio; Bremerich, Vanessa; Langhans, Simone D. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-12-19)
    The world´s largest network of protected areas—Natura 2000 (N2000)—has been implemented to protect Europe´s biodiversity. N2000 is built upon two cornerstones, the Birds Directive, which lists 691 bird species (plus one ...
  • Inter-individual consistency in habitat selection patterns and spatial range constraints of female little bustards during the non-breeding season 

    Cuscó, Francesc; Cardador Bergua, Laura; Bota, Gerard; Morales, Manuel B.; Mañosa, Santi (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-12-05)
    Background. Identifying the factors that affect ranging behavior of animals is a central issue to ecology and an essential tool for designing effective conservation policies. This knowledge provides the information needed ...
  • Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions 

    Guisan, Antoine; Tingley, Reid; Baumgartner, John B.; Naujokaitis-Lewis, Ilona; Sutcliffe, Patricia R.; Tulloch, Ayesha I. T.; Regan, Tracey J.; Brotons, Lluís; McDonald-Madden, Eve; Mantyka-Pringle, Chrystal; Martin, Tara G.; Rhodes, Jonathan R.; Maggini, Ramona; Setterfield, Samantha A.; Elith, Jane; Schwartz, Mark W.; Wintle, Brendan A.; Broennimann, Olivier; Austin, Mike; Ferrier, Simon; Kearney, Michael R.; Possingham, Hugh P.; Buckley, Y. (Wiley, 2013-10-17)
    Species distribution models (SDMs) are increasingly proposed to support conservation decision making. However, evidence of SDMs supporting solutions for on‐ground conservation problems is still scarce in the scientific ...
  • From management to stewardship: viewing forests as complex adaptive systems in an uncertain world 

    Messier, Christian; Puettmann, Klaus J.; Chazdon, Robin L.; Andersson, K.P.; Angers, V.A.; Brotons, Lluís; Filotas, Elise; Tittler, R.; Parrott, Lael; Levin, Simon A. (Wiley, 2014-12-04)
    The world's forests and forestry sector are facing unprecedented biological, political, social, and climatic challenges. The development of appropriate, novel forest management and restoration approaches that adequately ...
  • Tracking progress toward EU biodiversity strategy targets: EU policy effects in preserving its common farmland birds 

    Gamero, Anna; Brotons, Lluís; Brunner, Ariel; Foppen, Ruud; Fornasari, Lorenzo; Gregory, Richard D.; Herrando, Sergi; Hořák, David; Jiguet, Frédéric; Kmecl, Primož; Lehikoinen, Aleksi; Lindström, Åke; Paquet, Jean-Yves; Reif, Jiří; Sirkiä, Päivi M.; Škorpilová, Jana; van Strien, Arco; Szép, Tibor; Telenský, Tomáš; Teufelbauer, Norbert; Trautmann, Sven; van Turnhout, Chris A.M.; Vermouzek, Zdeněk; Vikstrøm, Thomas; Vorisek, P. (Wiley, 2016-08-11)
    Maximizing the area under biodiversity‐related conservation measures is a main target of the European Union (EU) Biodiversity Strategy to 2020. We analyzed whether agrienvironmental schemes (AES) within EU common agricultural ...
  • Are forest disturbances amplifying or canceling out climate change-induced productivity changes in European forests? 

    Reyer, Christopher P. O.; Bathgate, Stephen; Blennow, Kristina; Borges, José G.; Bugmann, Harald; Delzon, Sylvain; Faias, Sonia P.; Garcia Gonzalo, Jordi; Gardiner, Barry; González-Olabarria, José Ramón; Gracia, Carlos; Guerra Hernández, Juan; Kellomäki, Seppo; Kramer, Koen; Lexer, Manfred J.; Lindner, Marcus; van der Maaten, Ernst; Maroschek, Michael; Muys, Bart; Nicoll, Bruce; Palahí, Marc; Palma, João H.N.; Paulo, Joana A.; Peltola, Heli; Pukkala, Timo; Rammer, Werner; Ray, Duncan; Sabaté i Jorba, Santi; Schelhaas, Mart-Jan; Seidl, Rupert; Temperli, Christian; Tomé, Margarida; Yousefpour, Rasoul; Zimmermann, Niklaus E.; Hanewinkel, Marc (IOP Publishing, 2017-03-16)
    Recent studies projecting future climate change impacts on forests mainly consider either the effects of climate change on productivity or on disturbances. However, productivity and disturbances are intrinsically linked ...
  • Setting temporal baselines for biodiversity: the limits of available monitoring data for capturing the full impact of anthropogenic pressures 

    Mihoub, Jean-Baptiste; Henle, Klaus; Titeux, Nicolas; Brotons, Lluís; Brummitt, Neil A.; Schmeller, Dirk S. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2017-01-30)
    Temporal baselines are needed for biodiversity, in order for the change in biodiversity to be measured over time, the targets for biodiversity conservation to be defined and conservation progress to be evaluated. Limited ...
  • Assessing the distribution of forest ecosystem services in a highly populated Mediterranean region 

    Roces-Díaz, José V.; Vayreda, Jordi; Banqué-Casanovas, Mireia; Cusó, Martí; Anton, Marc; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Brotons, Lluís; De Cáceres, Miquel; Herrando, Sergi; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Martínez-Vilalta, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018-06-20)
    Forest ecosystems provide a wide range of goods and services to society and host high levels of biodiversity. Nevertheless, forest ecosystem services (ES) are often quantified and assessed using simplified methodologies ...
  • Determinants of grassland primary production in seasonally-dry silvopastoral systems in Central America 

    Rusch, G. M.; Zapata, P. C.; Casanoves, F.; Casals, Pere; Ibrahim, M.; DeClerck, Fabrice (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2014-06-03)
    Grassland primary productivity is the function that underpins the majority of the fodder production in cattle-rearing silvopastoral farms. Hence, understanding the factors that determine grassland productivity is critical ...
  • Intraspecific and interspecific competition induces density‐dependent habitat niche shifts in an endangered steppe bird 

    Tarjuelo, Rocío; Morales, Manuel B.; Arroyo, Beatriz; Mañosa, Santi; Bota, Gerard; Casas, Fabian; Traba, Juan (Wiley, 2017-10-17)
    Interspecific competition is a dominant force in animal communities that induces niche shifts in ecological and evolutionary time. If competition occurs, niche expansion can be expected when the competitor disappears because ...
  • The Role of Innovation in Industry Product Deployment: Developing Thermal Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power 

    Prieto, Cristina; Fereres, Sonia; Cabeza, Luisa F. (MDPI, 2020)
    Industries with fast‐developing technologies and knowledge‐intensive business services rely on the development of scientific knowledge for their growth. This is also true in the renewable energy industry such as in ...

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