Aguiar FC, Martins MJ, Rivaes R, Lozanovska I, Ferreira MT, Silva PC, Fernandes MR. 2021. How regulated flows affect the provision of riparian ecosystem services? In: Eva Debinski, Martin Diekmann, Javier Loidi, Susan Wiser & David Zelený (Eds.). Book of Abstracts 63rd. IAVS Symposium, 20-23 September 2021, International Association for Vegetation Science: p.9.

Aguiar FC, Lozanovska I, Rivaes R, Vieira C, Ferreira MT. Further downstream where natural and regulated communities meet. Abstract Book Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences SEF12 Virtual Conference, 25-30 July, Dublin: 38.

Aguiar FC, Rodrigues C, Soares P. 2019. Burning again? A story of dark days, landscape regeneration and novel environments in Portugal. 62nd Annual Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science. Vegetation Science and Biodiversity Research, 14-19 July 2019, Bremen, Germany.

FC Aguiar. Project RIVEAL-  Objectives, organisation, activities and outputs. Workshop Project RIVEAL – RIver and riparian forest Values and Ecosystem services in uncertain freshwater futures and Altered LandscapesP, 15 January 2019, Auditorio Pavilhão Florestal, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal [Link]


Aguiar FC, Fernandes MR, Martins MJ, Ferreira MT. 2018. Effects of a large irrigation dam on aquatic and riparian plants: a history of survival and loss. International Conference in Ecological Sciences – Sfécologie2018, 24 October 2018, Rennes, France: 496.

Aguiar FC, Fernandes MR, Ferreira MT, Martins MJ. 2018. Surveying the past on reliquial habitats: the Guadiana river in the post-Alqueva era. Limnologia 2018 – XIX Congresso da Associação Ibérica de Limnologia, 24-29 June 2018, Coimbra. [Link]

Aguiar FC, Martins MJ, Silva PC, Chelu A, Fernandes MR, Ferreira MT. 2018. Into the human-disturbed landscapes: functional trade-offs between abundance and diversity in riparian plant ecosystems. 3rd International Conference on Integrative Sciences and Sustainable Development of Rivers. IS Rivers 2018, Lyon 4-8 June 2018.


Aguiar, F.C. Local adaptation to climate change in Europe: a comprehensive overview. Full Conference program. 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference “Our Climate Ready Future”, 5th-9th June 2017, Glasgow, UK: 334-335. [Link]

Aguiar FC, Martins MJ, Silva PC, Fernandes MR, Ferreira MT. 2017 Stressed riverscapes: riparian vegetation history in time and space. 60th International Association for Vegetation Science Annual Symposium 2017 Vegetation patterns in natural and cultural landscapes, 19th-24th June 2017, Palermo, Italy. [Link]


Riparian landscape changes downstream run-of-river dams and storage reservoirs. EWRS Aquatic Plants 2015. 14-18 September 2015 Edinburgh, UK.


Are dams regulating diversity of riparian forests? Functional trade-offs and synergies in Mediterranean Europe. 57st Annual Synposium of the Association for Vegetation Science, 1-5 September 2014, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. [Link]

FLOWBASE: base de dados de atributos funcionais de plantas lenhosas ripárias. Part II. FLOWBASE: Background, Design and Contents. 12 June 2014, Pavilhão Mário Azevedo Gomes, University of Lisbon, ISA, Lisbon. [Link]


Evaluación de impactos de la regulación en el ecosistema fluvial a escala global. El papel de los grupos funcionales riparios. III Jornadas de Inginieria del Agua. La protección contra los riesgos hídricos. 23-24th October 2013, Valencia, Spain. [Link]


Comparability of river quality assessment in Mediterranean rivers using macrophytes: a multi-step procedure. International Symposium on Aquatic Plants. Plants in Hydrosystems: from Functional Ecology to Weed Research, 27-31 August 2012, Poznan, Poland.

Overview of OASIS project objectives, methodology and working plan. Workshop/Kick-off Meeting OASIS Project: How to Run Regulated Rivers in Semi-arid Regions. 18 June 2012, ISA, Lisboa. [Link]

Functional diversity of river plants in temporary and perennial streams: news and views of the Mediterranean Basin. Society for Freshwater Sciences 2012 Annual Meeting. 19-24 May 2012, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.


Species compositional and Functional variation: dispersion indicators. 54th Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science, 20-24 June 2011, Lyon, France.


Riparian vegetation metrics as tools for guiding ecological restoration in riverscapes. The 7th conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER), 23-27 August 2010, Avignon, France

Floristic and functional gradients of river plant communities: a biogeographical study across the Mediterranean Basin. XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, 5-7 July 2010, Ponta Delgada, Açores.


RVI: a vegetation-based index for the assessment of the ecological quality in Iberian rivers. 12th EWRS International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds, 24-28 August 2009, Jyväskylä, Finland. [Link]

Harmonisation and viewpoints in the Mediterranean WFD Intercalibration Exercise for River macrophytes. 12th EWRS International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds, 24-28 August 2009, Jyväskylä, Finland. [Link]


Mahjonging Key functional and taxonomic tiles in near-natural Mediterranean riparian woods (SW Iberia, Portugal). 51st Annual Symposium of the International Association of Vegetation Science, 7-12 September 2008, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Tipologia ripícola de sistemas fluviais portugueses. 9º Congresso da Água, Água: desafios de hoje, exigências de amanhã, 2-4 April, 2008, Cascais, Portugal.


Alien plant invasions in riparian landscapes of Portugal: patterns, losses and causes. V Congreso Ibérico de Limnología e XIII Congreso de la Asociación Española de Limnología, 2-7 July 2006 Barcelona, Spain.

Flora Macrofítica como Indicadora da Qualidade Ecológica de Sistemas Fluviais Portugueses. 8º Congresso da Água – Àgua, sede de sustentabilidade! 13-17 March 2006, Lisbon, Portugal.


River vegetation Tales from Western Iberia. 48th Symposium of the International Association of Vegetation Science, 24-29 July 2005 Lisbon, Portugal.


Exotic and endemic flora on reference and non-reference sites from Iberian fluvial systems. 13th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, September 20-24 2004, Ennis, Irland.

Invasibility patterns displayed by riparian plants in semi-arid southern Iberian floodplains. XII Congresso Espanhol de Limnologia, 5-9 July 2004, Porto, Portugal.


Riparian types in a Mediterranean Basin (Tagus river, Portugal). Conference Vegetation Management in Changing Landscapes, Association of Applied Biologists, 28-30 March 2000, University of York, York, UK.


Alien perennial plants in an Iberian regulated river. 5th International Conference on the Ecology of Invasive Alien Plants, 13-16 October 1999, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Sardinia, Italy.


As infestantes das vinhas da Zona Vitivinícola de Óbidos. II Simposium da Vivinicultura do Alentejo, 6-8 May 1992, Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal.