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

  • Anodic and Cathodic Protection Assessment on Chloride Molten Salts for the Next Generation of CSP Plants 

    Fernández, Ángel G.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (SolarPACES Conference, 2019)
    The prevention of high-temperature corrosion on containment materials plays a critical role, and a corrosion mitigation plan is needed to achieve the target plant lifetime of 30 years. This paper analyzed two mitigation ...
  • Black box modelling of a latent heat thermal energy storage system coupled with heat pipes 

    Arteconi, Alessia; Ferracuti, Francesco; Tascioni, Roberto; Mahkamov, Khamid; Kenisarin, Murat; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Halimic, Elvedin; Mullen, David; Lynn, Kevin; Cioccolanti, Luca (IHPC/IHPS Conference, 2018)
    This paper presents black box models to represent a LHTESS (Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System) coupled with heat pipes, aimed at increasing the storage performance and at decreasing the time of charging/discharging. ...
  • Dynamic Modelling of a Hybrid Solar Thermal/electric Energy Storage System for Application in Residential Buildings 

    Frazzica, Andrea; Palomba, Valeria; Sergi, Francesco; Ferraro, Marco; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Oró Prim, Eduard; Karellas, Sotirios; Varvagiannis, Stratis; Emhofer, Johann; Barz, Tilman (International Solar Energy Society, 2018)
    The present paper presents the dynamic modelling of a hybrid thermal/electric energy storage for residential applications. Two systems are considered, which are suitable for application in Continental and Mediterranean climates. ...
  • Numerical investigation of the smart energy management of modular latent heat thermal storage on the performance of a micro-solar power plant 

    Tascioni, Roberto; Cioccolanti, Luca; Del Zotto, Luca; Mahkamov, Khamid; Kenisarin, Murat; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Maldonado, José Miguel; Halimic, Elvedin; Mullen, David; Lynn, Kevin; Arteconi, Alessia (ECOS2019 - 32 th International Conference on Efficiency, Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, 2019)
    Solar energy is widely considered as one of the most attractive renewable energy source to curb CO2 emissions at residential level where micro-cogeneration has a very interesting potential. One promising application of ...
  • Promoting healthy teenage behaviour across three European countries through the use of a novel smartphone technology platform, PEGASO fit for future: study protocol of a quasi-experimental, controlled, multi-Centre trial 

    Puigdomenech, Elisa; Martin, Anne; Lang, Alexandra; Adorni, Fulvio; Gómez Santos, Santiago Felipe; McKinstry, Brian; Prinelli, Federica; Condon, Laura; Rashid, Rajeeb; Caon, Maurizio; Atkinson, Sarah; Lafortuna, Claudio L.; Ciociola, Valentina; Hanley, Janet; McCloughan, Lucy; Castell, Conxa (BioMed Central, 2019)
    Background: Behaviour change interventions targeting physical activity, diet, sleep and sedentary behaviour of teenagers show promise when delivered through smartphones. However, to date there is no evidence of effectiveness ...
  • Emerging diseases in European forest ecosystems and responses in society 

    Stenlid, Jan; Oliva Palau, Jonàs; Boberg, Johanna; Hopkins, Anna J.M. (MDPI, 2011-06-01)
    New diseases in forest ecosystems have been reported at an increasing rate over the last century. Some reasons for this include the increased disturbance by humans to forest ecosystems, changed climatic conditions and ...
  • Conservation planning in a fire-prone Mediterranean region: threats and opportunities for bird species 

    Valecillo, Sara; Hermoso, Virgilio; Possingham, Hugh P.; Brotons, Lluís (Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht, 2013-06-19)
    In response to the processes threatening biodiversity such as habitat loss, effective selection of priority conservation areas is required. However, reserve selection methods usually ignore the drivers of future habitat ...
  • Phenology and plant functional type dominance drive CO2 exchange in seminatural grasslands in the Pyrenees 

    Ibañez, Mercedes; Altimir, Núria; Ribas Artola, Àngela; Eugster, Werner; Sebastià, Ma. T. (Cambridge University Press, 2020-04-01)
    Understanding the mechanisms underlying net ecosystem CO2 exchange (NEE) in mountain grasslands is important to quantify their relevance in the global carbon budget. However, complex interactions between environmental ...
  • Cereal-legume mixtures increase net CO2 uptake in a forage system of the Eastern Pyrenees 

    Ibañez, Mercedes; Altimir, Núria; Ribas Artola, Àngela; Eugster, Werner; Sebastià, Ma. T. (European Geosciences UnionCopernicus Publications, 2020-06-11)
    Forage systems are the major land use, and provide essential resources for animal feeding. Assessing the influence of forage species on net ecosystem CO2 exchange (NEE) is key to develop management strategies that can help ...
  • Foraging movements and habitat niche of two closely related seabirds breeding in sympatry 

    Afán Asencio, Isabel; Navarro, Joan; Cardador Bergua, Laura; Ramírez, Francisco; Kato, Akiko; Rodríguez, Beneharo; Ropert‑Coudert, Yan; Forero, Manuela G. (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013-12-19)
    As central-place foragers, pelagic seabirds are constrained by spatiotemporal heterogeneity to find productive marine areas and compete for prey. We analysed 97 foraging trips to study the movement and oceanographic ...
  • 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 ...

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