Climate change impacts in Mediterranean woody species; Carbon fluxes in the soil-vegetation-atmosphere interface; P. pinea; Q. suber


Project RIVEAL releases new fact sheet - River regulation effects in riparian carbon stock
Project RIVEAL releases new fact sheet – River regulation effects in riparian carbon stock
This factsheet ‚Äď River regulation effects in riparian carbon stock ‚Äď features the latest scientific … Read More
CEF paper published in Forests highlights the role of riparian forests as carbon sinks
CEF paper published in Forests highlights the role of riparian forests as carbon sinks
The riparian forests (trees and shrubs located in the river banks) of the Tagus basin … Read More


Scientific Articles (ISI)

Pinto C.A., Correia A.C., Caldeira M.C., David T.S. & Costa e Silva F (2023)

Plant height determines phenological variation in Quercus suber L.

Silva Lusitana 31(1): 1-29.

Costa-e-Silva F., Correia A.C., Pinto C.A., David, J.S., Hernandez-Santana V., David T.S. (2021)

Effects of cork oak stripping on tree carbon and water fluxes

Forest Ecology and Management, 486: 118966. DOI:

Farinha A.O., Carvalho C., Correia A.C., Branco M. (2021)

Impact assessment of Leptoglossus occidentalis in Pinus pinea: integrating population density and seed loss

Forest Ecology and Management, 496: 119422. DOI:

Fernandes M.R., Aguiar F.C., Martins M.J., Rico N., Ferreira M.T., Correia A.C. (2020)

Carbon stock estimations in a mediterranean riparian forest: a case study combining field data and UAV imagery

Forests, 11(4): 376. DOI:

Rodrigues A.R., Costa e Silva F., Correia A.C., Bicho M.C., Madeira M., Coutinho J. (2020)

Do improved pastures enhance soil quality of cork oak woodlands in the Alentejo region (Portugal)?

Agroforestry Systems, 94(1): 125-136. DOI:

Correia A.C., Faias S.P., Ruiz-Peinado R., Chianucci F., Cutini A., Fontes L., Manetti M.C., Montero G., Soares P., Tomé M. (2018)

Generalized biomass equations for Stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) across the Mediterranean basin

Forest Ecology and Management, 429: 425-436.

Correia A.C., Galla A., Nunes A., Pereira J.S. (2018)

Ecological interactions between Cork Oak (Quercus suber L.) and Stone Pine (Pinus pinea L.): results from a pot experiment

Forests, 9(9): 534.

Farinha A.C.O., Silva J.E.P., Correia A.C., Sousa E.M.R., Roques A., Branco M. (2018)

Is Leptoglossus occidentalis entirely responsible for the high damage observed on cones and seeds of Pinus pinea? Results from a fertirrigation trial in Portugal.

Forest Ecology and Management, 429: 198-206.

Correia A.C., Costa e Silva F., Dubbert M., Piayda A., Pereira J.S. (2016)

Severe dry winter affects plant phenology and carbon balance of a cork oak woodland understorey

Acta Oecologica, 76: 1‚Äď12.

Guerra-Hernández J., González-Ferreiro E., Sarmento A., Silva J., Nunes A., Correia A., Fontes L., Tomé M., Díaz-Varela R. (2016)

Using high resolution UAV imagery to estimate tree variables in Pinus pinea plantation in Portugal

Forest Systems, 25(2): eSC09.

Costa e Silva F., Correia A.C., Piayda A., Dubbert M., Rebmann C., Cuntz M., Werner C., David J.S., Pereira J.S. (2015)

Effects of an extremely dry winter on net ecosystem carbon exchange and tree phenology at a cork oak woodland

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 204: 48-57. DOI:

Natalini F., Correia A.C., Vasquéz-Piqué J., Alejano R. (2015)

Tree rings reflect growth adjustments and enhanced synchrony among sites in Iberian stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) under climate change

Annals of Forest Science, 72(8): 1023-1033.

Shvaleva A., Siljanen H.M.P., Correia A., Silva F.C.E., Lamprecht R.E., Lobo-do-Vale R., Bicho C., Fangueiro D., Anderson M., Pereira J.S., Chaves M.M., Cruz C., Martikainen P.J. (2015)

Environmental and microbial factors influencing methane and nitrous oxide fluxes in Mediterranean cork oak woodlands: trees make a difference

Frontiers in Microbiology, 6: 1104.

Correia A.C., Costa e Silva F., Correia A.V., Hussain M.Z., Rodrigues A.P.D., David J.S., Pereira J.S. (2014)

Carbon sink strength of a Mediterranean cork oak understorey: how do semi-deciduous and evergreen shrubs face summer drought?

Journal of Vegetation Science, 25(2): 411-426. DOI:

Dubbert M., Mosena A., Piayda A., Cuntz M., Correia A.C., Pereira J.S. Werner C. (2014)

Influence of tree cover on herbaceous layer development and carbon and water fluxes in a Portuguese cork-oak woodland

Acta Oecologica, 59: 35-45. DOI:

Dubbert M., Piayda A., Cuntz M., Correia A.C., Costa e Silva F., Pereira J.S., Werner C. (2014)

Stable oxygen isotope and flux partitioning demonstrates understory of an oak savanna contributes up to half of ecosystem carbon and water exchange

Frontiers in Plant Science, 5: 530. DOI:

Shvaleva A., Costa e Silva F., Costa J., Correia A., Anderson M., Lobo-do-Vale R., Fangueiro D., Bicho C., Pereira J. S., Chaves M. M., Skiba U., Cruz C. (2014)

Comparison of methane, nitrous oxide fluxes and CO2 respiration rates from a Mediterranean cork oak ecosystem and improved pasture

Plant and Soil, 374(1-2): 883-898.

Vargas R., Sonnentag O., Abramowitz G., Carrara A., Chen J.M., Ciais P., Correia A.C., Keenan T.F., Kobayashi H., Ourcival J-M., Papale D., Pearson D., Pereira J., Piao S., Rambal S., Baldocchi. D.D. (2013)

How drought conditions influence simulated ecosystem fluxes: a model-data meta-analysis

Ecosystems, 16(5): 749-764.

Correia A.C., Minnuno F., Caldeira M.C., Banza J., Mateus J., Carneiro M., Wingate L.,Svalleva A., Ramos A., Bugalho N.M., Jongen M., Nogueira C., Lecomte X., Pereira J.S. (2012)

Soil water availability strongly modulates soil CO2 efflux in different Mediterranean ecosystems:model calibration using the Bayesian approach

Agriculture,Ecosystems and Environment, 161: 88-100.

Correia A.C., Pacheco C.A., Tomé M., Faias S., Dias A.C., Freire J., Carvalho P.O., Pereira J.S. (2010)

Biomass allometry and carbon factors for a Mediterranean pine (Pinus pinea L.)

Forest Systems, 19(3): 418-433. DOI:

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Book Chapters

Hussain M.Z., Correia A.V., Pereira J.S., Correia A.C. (2013)

Influence of drought and forest fires on the productivity of evergreen oaks in the Iberian Peninsula

In: Droughts: new research. D.F. Neves and J. D. Sanz (Eds.). Nova Publishers, Series Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology, Hauppauge NY, pp. 289-310. ISBN: 978-1-62100-769-2



Florestas mistas de sobreiro e pinheiro manso: Gestão para valorização dos produtos, promoção da biodiversidade e prevenção de fogos florestais

Duration: 2021-2025

CEF Budget: 163640.00 ‚ā¨


Gest√£o integrada e inteligente de florestas complexas e planta√ß√Ķes mistas no SUDOE

Duration: 2020-2023

CEF Budget: 149931,27‚ā¨ ‚ā¨


Gestão integrada de agentes bióticos associados à perda de produção do pinhão

Duration: 2018-2022

CEF Budget: 92.828 ‚ā¨


RIVEAL: Valores e serviços dos ecossistemas fluviais e das florestas ripárias em paisagens fluviais alteradas e futuros climáticos incertos

Duration: 2018-2022

CEF Budget: 180979,88 ‚ā¨


Nutrição e fertilização do pinheiro manso em sequeiro e regadio

Duration: 2017-2021

CEF Budget: 80.994 ‚ā¨


Redes de Inova√ß√£o de Corti√ßa, Resinas e Comest√≠veis da bacia Mediterr√Ęnica

Duration: 2017-2020

CEF Budget: 158.063 ‚ā¨


Impact of the evolution of the piezometric level on the agroforestry sector in Alentejo, Portugal

Duration: 2016-2019