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

  • Acceptance of near-natural greenspace management relates to ecological and socio-cultural assigned values among European urbanites 

    Lampinen, Jussi; Tuomi, Maria; Fischer, Leonie K.; Neuenkamp, Lena; Alday, Josu G.; Bucharova, Anna; Cancellieri, Laura; Casado-Arzuaga, Izaskun; Čeplová, Natálie; Cerveró, Lluïsa; Deák, Balázs; Eriksson, Ove; Fellowes, Mark D.E.; Fernández de Manuel, Beatriz; Filibeck, Goffredo; González-Guzmán, Adrián; Hinojosa, M. Belen; Kowarik, Ingo; Lumbierres i Bardají, Belén; Miguel, Ana; Pardo, Rosa; Pons i Domènech, Xavier; Rodríguez-García, Encarna; Schröder, Roland; Sperandii, Marta Gaia; Unterweger, Philipp; Valkó, Orsolya; Vázquez, Víctor; Klaus, Valentin H. (Elsevier GmbH on behalf of Gesellschaft für Ökologie, 2020-10-31)
    Grasslands are widespread elements of urban greenspace providing recreational, psychological and aesthetic benefits to city residents. Two urban grassland types of contrasting management dominate urban greenspaces: frequently ...
  • Nature Conservation – a new dimension in Open Access publishing bridging science and application 

    Henle, Klaus; Bell, Sandra; Brotons, Lluís; Clobert, Jean; Evans, Douglas; Görg, Christoph; Grodzińska-Jurczak, Malgorzata; Gruber, Bernd; Haila, Yrjö; Henry, Pierre-Yves; Huth, Andreas; Julliard, Romain; Keil, Petr; Kleyer, Michael; Kotze, D. Johan; Kunin, William; Lengyel, Szabolcs; Lin, Yu-Pin; Loyau, Adeline; Luck, Gary W.; Magnusson, William; Margules, Chris; Matsinos, Yiannis; May, Peter; Sousa-Pinto, Isabel; Possingham, Hugh P.; Potts, Simon; Ring, Irene; Pryke, James S.; Samways, Michael J.; Saunders, Denis A.; Schmeller, Dirk S.; Similä, Jukka; Sommer, Simone; Steffan-Dewenter, Ingolf; Stoev, Pavel; Sykes, Martin T.; Tóthmérész, Béla; Tzanopoulos, Joseph; Yam, Rita; Penev, Lyubomir (Pensoft Publishers, 2012-03-14)
    This Editorial presents the focus, scope and policies of the inaugural issue of Nature Conservation, a new open access, peer-reviewed journal bridging natural sciences, social sciences and hands-on applications in conservation ...
  • La pérdida de biodiversidad por abandono rural en el LTER Montseny cuantificada a partir del monitoreo de aves 

    Herrando, Sergi; Anton, Marc; Brotons, Lluís; Guinart Sureda, Daniel (Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre, 2016)
    El abandono de las prácticas agro-ganaderas tradicionales en las áreas montañosas de la cuenca mediterránea está a menudo asociado a un incremento general de la masa vegetal y a una pérdida de ambientes abiertos. Los ...
  • Novel geopolymer for use as a sensible storage option in high temperature thermal energy storage systems 

    Jacob, Rhys; Trout, Neil; Solé, Aran; Clarke, Stephen; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Saman, Wasim; Bruno, Frank (2020)
    In the current study a novel geopolymer created from waste materials (namely fly ash and black slag) has been characterised as a potential high temperature thermal energy storage material option. Several geopolymer samples ...
  • Postprandial Circulating miRNAs in Response to a Dietary Fat Challenge 

    Mantilla-Escalante, Diana C.; López de las Hazas Mingo, María del Carmen; Gil-Zamorano, Judit; Pozo-Acebo, Lorena del; Crespo, M. Carmen; Martín-Hernández, Roberto; Saz, Andrea del; Tomé-Carneiro, Joao; Cardona, Fernando; Cornejo-Pareja, Isabel; García-Ruiz, Almudena; Briand, Olivier; Lasunción Ripa, Miguel Ángel; Visioli, F. (Francesco); Dávalos, Alberto (MDPI, 2019-06-13)
    Postprandial lipemia has many physiopathological effects, some of which increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) can be found in almost all biological fluids, but their postprandial kinetics are ...
  • A general method to obtain the spectrum and local spectra of a graph from its regular partitions 

    Dalfó, Cristina; Fiol, Miguel Angel (International Linear Algebra Society, 2020-07-12)
    It is well known that, in general, part of the spectrum of a graph can be obtained from the adjacency matrix of its quotient graph given by a regular partition. In this paper, a method that gives all the spectrum, and also ...
  • Stable Zn isotopes reveal the uptake and toxicity of zinc oxide engineered nanomaterials in Phragmites australis 

    Caldelas Molina, Cristina; Poitrasson, F.; Viers, J.; Araus Ortega, José Luis (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-06-18)
    The uptake, transport, and toxicity mechanisms of zinc oxide (ZnO) engineered nanomaterials (ZnO-ENMs) in aquatic plants remain obscure. We investigated ZnO-ENM uptake and phytotoxicity in Phragmites australis by combining ...
  • Enhanced shelf-life of the formulated biocontrol agent Bacillus amyloliquefaciens CPA-8 combining diverse packaging strategies and storage conditions 

    Gotor Vila, Amparo María; Usall i Rodié, Josep; Torres Sanchis, Rosario; Solsona Aixalà, Cristina; Teixidó i Espasa, Neus (Elsevier, 2019-02-02)
    Two effective biocontrol products (named as BA3 and BA4) based on Bacillus amyloliquefaciens CPA-8 have been reported as a potential alternative to chemical applications against brown rot caused by Monilinia spp. on stone ...
  • Could IL-17A be a novel therapeutic target in diabetic nephropathy? 

    Lavoz, Carolina; Rayego Mateos, Sandra; Orejudo, Macarena; Opazo Rios, Lucas; Marchant, Vanessa; Marquez Exposito, Laura; Tejera Muñoz, Antonio; Navarro González, Juan F.; Droguett, Alejandra; Ortiz, Alberto; Egido, Jesús; Mezzano, Sergio; Rodrigues-Diez, Raul; Ruiz-Ortega, Marta (MDPI, 2020)
    Chronic kidney disease has become a major medical issue in recent years due to its high prevalence worldwide, its association with premature mortality, and its social and economic implications. A number of patients gradually ...
  • Special Issue "Diabetic Nephropathy: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment" 

    Ruiz Ortega, Marta; Rodrigues-Diez, Raul; Lavoz, Carolina; Rayego Mateos, Sandra (MDPI, 2020)
    Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is the main cause of end-stage renal disease. DN is a complex disease mediated by genetic and environmental factors, and many cellular and molecular mechanisms are involved in renal damage in ...
  • Relationship of Weather Types on the Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Rainfall, Runoff, and Sediment Yield in the Western Mediterranean Basin 

    Peña-Angulo, Dhais; Nadal-Romero, E.; González-Hidalgo, José Carlos; Albaladejo, J.; Andreu, V.; Bahri, H.; Bernal, S.; Biddoccu, M.; Bienes, Ramón; Campo, J.; Campo-Bescós, M.A.; Canatário-Duarte, A.; Cantón, Y.; Casalí Sarasibar, Javier; Castillo, Víctor; Cavallo, Eugenio; Cerdà, Artemio; Cid, Patricio; Cortesi, N.; Desir, Gloria; Díaz-Pereira, E.; Espigares, Tiscar; Estrany, Joan; Farguell Pérez, Joaquim; Fernández-Raga, M.; Ferreira, C.S.S.; Ferro, Vito; Gallart, Francesc; Giménez, R.; Gimeno, E.; Gómez, J. A.; Gómez-Gutiérrez, A.; Gómez Macpherson, Helena; González-Pelayo, O.; Kairis, O.; Karatzas, G.P.; Keesstra, Saskia; Klotz, S.; Kosmas, C.; Lana-Renault, N.; Lasanta, Teodoro; Latron, J.; Lázaro, R.; Le Bissonnais, Yves; Le Bouteiller, C.; Licciardello, F.; López Tarazón, José Andrés; Lucía, A.; Marín-Moreno, V.M.; Marín, C.; Marqués, M.J.; Martínez Fernández, José; Martínez-Mena, M.; Mateos, Luciano; Mathys, Nicole; Merino-Martín, L.; Moreno-de-las-Heras, Mariano; Moustakas, N.; Nicolau, J.M.; Pampalone, V.; Raclot, D.; Rodríguez-Blanco, M.L.; Rodrigo Comino, Jesús; Romero Díaz, María Asunción; Ruiz Sinoga, José Damián; Rubio, J.L.; Schnabel, Susanne; Senciales González, José María; Solé-Benet, A.; Taguas, E.V.; Taboada Castro, Ma. Teresa; Taboada-Castro, M.M.; Todisco, F.; Úbeda, Xavier; Varouchakis, E.A.; Wittenberg, L.; Zabaleta, A.; Zorn, Matija (MDPI, 2020-06-09)
    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) but there is ...
  • IL-17A as a potential therapeutic target for patients on peritoneal dialysis 

    Marchant, Vanessa; Tejera Muñoz, Antonio; Marquez Exposito, Laura; Rayego Mateos, Sandra; Rodrigues-Diez, Raul; Tejedor, Lucia; Santos Sanchez, Laura; Egido, Jesús; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Fraser, Donald J.; López Cabrera, Manuel; Selgas, Rafael; Ruiz-Ortega, Marta (MDPI, 2020)
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health problem reaching epidemic proportions. There is no cure for CKD, and patients may progress to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a current replacement therapy ...
  • Exploring the effects of phenolic compounds to reduce intestinal damage and improve the intestinal barrier integrity: A systematic review of in vivo animal studies 

    Sandoval-Ramírez, Berner Andrée; Catalan, Ursula; Pedret, Anna; Valls, Rosa M.; Motilva Casado, Mª José; Rubió Piqué, Laura; Solà, Rosa (Elsevier, 2020-10-15)
    Background & aims: The integrity of the intestinal barrier in the diseased is key to prevent further complications and disease such as sepsis and death, whereas, the role of food bioactive molecules (i. e. phenolic compounds ...
  • Safeguarding freshwater life beyond 2020: Recommendations for the new global biodiversity framework from the European experience 

    van Rees, Charles B.; Waylen, Kerry A.; Schmidt-Kloiber, Astrid; Thackeray, Stephen J.; Kalinkat, Gregor; Martens, Koen; Domisch, Sami; Lillebø, Ana I.; Hermoso, Virgilio; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Schinegger, Rafaela; Decleer, Kris; Adriaens, Tim; Denys, Luc; Jarić, Ivan; Janse, Jan H.; Monaghan, Michael T.; De Wever, Aaike; Geijzendorffer, Ilse R.; Adamescu, Mihai C.; Jähnig, Sonja C. (Society for Conservation BiologyWiley Periodicals LLC, 2020-10-12)
    Plans are currently being drafted for the next decade of action on biodiversity—both the post‐2020 Global Biodiversity Framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Biodiversity Strategy of the European ...
  • Implementation of a solar-biomass system for multi-family houses: Towards 100% renewable energy utilization 

    Palomba, Valeria; Borri, Emiliano; Charalampidis, Antonios; Frazzica, Andrea; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Karellas, Sotirios (2020)
    The decarbonization of the building sector cannot preclude from the vast diffusion of renewable-sourced polygeneration systems for covering both heating and cooling demand. In this context, this study shows the potentialities ...
  • European beech stem diameter grows better in mixed than in mono-specific stands at the edge of its distribution in mountain forests 

    Pretzsch, Hans; Hilmers, Torben; Uhl, Enno; Bielak, Kamil; Bosela, Michal; del Río, Miren; Dobor, Laura; Forrester, David I.; Nagel, Thomas A.; Pach, Maciej; Avdagić, Admir; Bellan, Michal; Binder, Franz; Bončina, Andrej; Bravo, Felipe; de-Dios-García, Javier; Dinca, Lucian; Drozdowski, Stanisław; Giammarchi, Francesco; Hoehn, Maria; Ibrahimspahić, Aida; Jaworski, Andrzej; Klopčič, Matija; Kurylyak, Viktor; Lévesque, Mathieu; Lombardi, Fabio; Matović, Bratislav; Ordóñez, Cristóbal; Petráš, Rudolf; Rubio-Cuadrado, Álvaro; Stojanović, Dejan; Skrzyszewski, J.; Stajić, Branko; Svoboda, M.; Versace, Soraya; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Tognetti, Roberto (Springer, 2020-09-25)
    Recent studies show that several tree species are spreading to higher latitudes and elevations due to climate change. European beech, presently dominating from the colline to the subalpine vegetation belt, is already present ...
  • Modelling Non-timber Forest Products for Forest Management Planning in Europe 

    Miina, Jari; Kurttila, Mikko; Calama, Rafael; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Pukkala, Timo (Springer Nature, 2020-10-09)
    Purpose of Review: The increased popularity and commercial use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) calls for the development of models for NTFPs to include their predicted yields in forest management planning and to ...
  • A climate change adaptive dynamic programming approach to optimize eucalypt stand management scheduling: a Portuguese application 

    Ferreira, Liliana; Constantino, Miguel; Borges, José G.; Garcia Gonzalo, Jordi; Barreiro, Susana (NRC Research Press (Canadian Science Publishing), 2016-05-24)
    The aim of this paper is to present approaches to optimize stand-level, short-rotation coppice management planning, taking into account uncertainty in stand growth due to climate change. The focus is on addressing growth ...
  • Techno-economic analysis of a heat pump cycle including a three-media refrigerant/phase change material/water heat exchanger in the hot superheated section for effi cient domestic hot water generation 

    Emhofer, Johann; Marx, Klemens; Barz, Tilman; Hochwallner, Felix; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Strehlow, Andreas; Nitsch, Birgo; Wiesflecker, Michael; Pink, Werner (MDPI, 2020)
    Integration of a three-media refrigerant/phase change material (PCM)/water heat exchanger (RPW-HEX) in the hot superheated section of a heat pump (HP) system is a promising approach to save energy for domestic hot water ...
  • Nutrient utilization efficiency, ruminal fermentation and microbial community in Holstein bulls fed concentrate-based diets with different forage source 

    Costa-Roura, Sandra; Balcells Terés, Joaquim; de la Fuente Oliver, Gabriel; Mora-Gil, Jesús; Llanes, Núria; Villalba Mata, Daniel (Elsevier, 2020-09-08)
    Ruminal acidosis can penalize cattle performance and modify ruminal microbiota composition; in that sense, providing quality forage may be a useful tool to cope with such dysfunction. This assay aimed to control animals' ...

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