Collaborations

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

2018

Bringing image-based methods into the assessment of riparian ecosystems health. International Conference in Ecological Sciences- Sfécologie, 24 October 2018, Rennes, France: 499. (presented by MR Fernandes).

Drivers of bryophyte functional structure in headwater streams. Frontiers in E3: cE3c 2018 Annual Meeting, July 9-10, 2018, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), Lisbon. (presented by Juliana Monteiro)

Predictors of functional change in riverine landscapes: multiple ways and approaches. Limnologia 2018 – XIX Congresso da Associação Ibérica de Limnologia, 24-29 Junho 2018, Coimbra. (presented by I Lozanovska). [Link]

Historical cartography as bases for studying changes of pollinator services in riverine landscapes. Limnologia 2018 – XIX Congresso da Associação Ibérica de Limnologia, 24-29 Junho 2018, Coimbra. (presented by MR Fernandes).

2017

Diachronic analysis of riverine landscapes in Tagus and Guadiana Rivers. 60th International Association for Vegetation Science Annual Symposium 2017 Vegetation patterns in natural and cultural landscapes, 19th-24th June 2017, Palermo, Italy. (presented by MR Fernandes)

2016

Historical biogeomorphologic evolution of Tagus river. Combined influence of land-use and hydrological changes in distinct river zones. Limnología, Book of Abstracts. XVIII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 4-8 July 2016, Tortosa, pp.31. (presented by MR Fernandes)

2015

Plant species diversity or plant functional diversity when interpreting effects of regulation on riparian areas?. Society of Wetland Scientists 2015 Annual Meeting, 31 May-4 June 2015, Providence, USA.(presented by MD Bejarano)

Alteration of the river regime downstream small hydropower schemes. Exploratory analysis of the effects on the vegetation of the river corridor. Proceedings 2nd International Workshop on Hydraulic: Data Validation. Coimbra, Portugal, 8-9 May 2015, Coimbra, Portugal (presented by MM Portela)

2014

Bryophyte communities in hydrographic regions of Europe: distribution overview and conservation in global change scenarios. 3rd International Conference on Ecohydrology, Soil and Climate Change, 10-12 September 2014, Polythecnic of Tomar, Tomar, Portugal (presented by Cristiana Vieira)

Riparian landscapes downstream dams: effects of historical land-use change and altered flows. 3rd International Conference on Ecohydrology, Soil and Climate Change, 10-12 September 2014, Polythecnic of Tomar, Tomar, Portugal. (presented by M Rosário Fernandes) [Link]

Who needs who and where? Conceptualizing and testing functional relations between aquatic elements. XVII Congresso da Associação Ibérica de Limnologia, 6-11 July 2014, Santander, Spain. (presented by MJ Feio)

2013

Utilização de indicadores de alteração hidrológica para caracterização de regimes a jusante de barragens portuguesas. 10ª Conferência Nacional do Ambiente, XII Congresso Nacional de Engenharia do Ambiente, 6-8 November 2013, Aveiro, Portugal. (presented by J Cardoso) [Link]

FLOWBASE – a primeira base de dados de atributos funcionais de espécies ripícolas mediterrânicas. 7º Congresso Florestal Nacional -Florestas – Conhecimento e Inovação, Mesa Temática Recursos Silvestres, 5-8 June 2013, Vila Real, Portugal. (presented by A Fabião)

Application of indicators of alteration to characterize dam-induced hydrological changes in Portuguese rivers.’ CIIEM 2013 – 5th International Congress on Energy and Environment Engineering and Management, 17-19 July 2013, Lisbon, Portugal. (presented by J Cardoso)

Assessing environmental suitability for species based on Tukey’s depth.’ 56th Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS 2013) Tartu, Estonia, 26–30th June, 2013. (presented by MJ Martins)

2012

Partition of Biodiversity and scales of ecological determination of Bryophytes in Portuguese watercourses reference conditions.’ International Symposium on Aquatic Plants 2012. Plants in Hydrosystems: from Functional Ecology to Weed Research (presented by Cristiana Vieira)

Best available conditions within common Mediterranean stream types from 7 countries’ XXVI Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 2-6 July 2012, Guimarães, Portugal. (presented by MJ Feio)

Remote sensing approaches to detect Arundo donax invasions in riparian habitats.’ Limnologia 2012. XXVI Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 2-6 July 2012, Guimarães, Portugal. (presented by MR Fernandes)

2011

Riparian Vegetation Structure and Function in Mediterranean Type Ecosystems: A review.’ MedEcos XII: Linking Science to resource Management. The International Mediterranean Ecosystems Conference, 6-9 September 2011, USA. (presented by K. Esler)

Image-based methods to characterize degradation patterns of Mediterranean riparian forests.’ 54th Symposium of the International Association of Vegetation Science, 19-24 June 2011, Lyon, France (presented by MR Fernandes)

Avaliação da separabilidade espectral e caracterização da estrutura de florestas ripárias com base em ortofotomapas multiespectrais.’ II Encontro de Sistemas de Informação Geográfica – Aplicações SIG em Recursos Agro-Florestais e Ambientais, 19 e 20 de May 2011, Castelo Branco, Portugal. (English translation: Evaluation of the spectral separability and characterization of the structure of riparian forests based on multispectral imagery) (presented by MR Fernandes)

2010

A combined macrophyte-diatom metric: benefits of combining biological elements in the WFD.’ XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 5-7 Julho 2010, Ponta Delgada, Açores (presented by I Dodkins).

Separarability of riparian woods using spectral and textural analysis of airborne multispectral images.’ XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 5-7 Julho 2010, Ponta Delgada, Açores. (presented by MR Fernandes)

Nueva métrica para la valoración del estado ecológico de las masas de agua superficiales leníticas en la Cuenca del Duero: IVEAS.’ XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 5-7 Julho 2010, Ponta Delgada, Açores. (presented by N Flor-Arnau)

Can diatoms be combined in a single predictive model for rivers quality assessment?’ XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 5-7 Julho 2010, Ponta Delgada, Açores. (presented by MJ Feio).

Can Mediterranean river plants translate into quality assessment systems?’ XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 5-7 Julho 2010, Ponta Delgada, Açores (presented by I Dodkins).

2007

Using community structure to assess ecological quality of riparian vegetation.’ Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences. 8-13 July 2007, Palermo, Italy. (presented by MT Ferreira)

2005

Determining reference conditions in Western Iberia using macrophytes’ Annual Meeting of the North American Benthological Society, 23-27 May 2005, New Orleans, USA. (presented by MT Ferreira)

2004

Assessing ecological quality using river plants: a comparison of three plant assemblage-based indices.’ XII Congresso Espanhol de Limnologia, 5-9 July 2004, Porto, Portugal. (presented by P Rodríguez-González)

2003

The distribution and the pattern of invasion of Paspalum paspalodes in the Portuguese floodplains: impacts on the river plant assemblages and diversity.’ 3rd Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, 13-18 July 2003, University of Edinburgh, UK. (presented by MT Ferreira)

2001

Assessing reference sites and ecological quality ratios for river plants in Iberian basins: how hard can it get?’ Conference on Management of Northern River Basins, 5-8 June 2001, Oulu, Finland (presented by MT Ferreira)

2000

Exotic and native vegetation establishment following channelization of a Western Iberian river.’ Workshop on Influences of hydrological regime and landscape fragmentation on riparian biodiversity, 24-26 November 2000, Universidade de Vigo, Galiza, Spain. (presented by MT Ferreira)

1999

Relative influence of environmental factors and riparian features on the composition and biotic quality of macroinvertebrates from an Iberian river.’ Annual Meeting of the North American Benthological Society, 1999, USA. (presented by P Pinto)

1998

Influence of seasonal and yearly variations on plant assemblages from Guadiana River (Portugal).’ XXVII SIL International Congress, 9-15 August 1998, Dublin, Ireland. (presented by MT Ferreira)

1996

River plant assemblages from the Sado basin.’ VIII Congrés Español de Limnologia, 27-31 May 1996, Palma de Maiorca, Spain (presented by MT Ferreira)

1995

Avaliação do Estado de Conservação do Sistema Ribeirinho da Bacia do Sado com vista à Valorização dos Corredores Fluviais.’ Congresso Nacional de Conservação da Natureza, 15-17 November 1995, Lisbon, Portugal. (presented by I Moreira)

1994

Caracterização de habitats e taxocenoses de macrófitos da bacia do Sado. Workshop Projecto Conservação e Valorização Ambiental de Sistemas Fluviais no Quadro de Ordenamento e Gestão Integrada de Bacias Hidrográficas, 24-26 October 1994. Agronomy Institute, Lisbon, Portugal. (presented by MT Ferreira)