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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
RIVEAL Project launches factsheet - River regulation effects on vegetation
RIVEAL Project launches factsheet –¬†River regulation effects on vegetation
What are the effects of river regulation by dams on river vegetation?Are the effects of … Read More
CEF Researcher awarded by APRH
CEF Researcher awarded by APRH
Rui Rivaes, researcher from the ForProtect Group, received the APRH award for his Ph.D. Thesis … Read More
CEF paper on the morphological diversity of the Portuguese Tagus River in the last 150 years
CEF paper on the morphological diversity of the Portuguese Tagus River in the last 150 years
CEF paper on the morphological diversity of the Portuguese Tagus River in the last 150 … Read More

Publications

Scientific Articles (ISI)

Rivaes R.P., Feio M. J., Almeida S. F. P., Calapez A. R., Sales M., Gebler D., Lozanovska I., Aguiar F.C. (2022)

River ecosystem endangerment from climate-changed regulated flow regimes

Science of the Total Environment, 818: 151857. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151857

Calapez A.R., Serra S.R.Q., Rivaes R., Aguiar F.C., Feio M.J. (2021)

Influence of river regulation and instream habitat on invertebrate assemblage’ structure and function

Science of the Total Environment, 794: 148696. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148696

Mameri D., Rivaes R., Ferreira M.T., Schmutz S., Santos J.M. (2021)

Climate change effects on fish passability across a rock weir in a Mediterranean river

Water, 13(19): 2758. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/w13192758

Rivaes R.P., Feio M.J., Almeida S.F.P., Vieira C., Calapez A.R., Mort√°gua A., Gebler D., Lozanovska I., Aguiar F.C. (2021)

Multi-biologic group analysis for an ecosystem response to longitudinal river regulation gradients

Science of the Total Environment, 767: 144327. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144327

Fernandes M.R., Aguiar F.L.C., Martins M.J., Rivaes R., Ferreira M.F. (2020)

Long-term human-generated alterations of Tagus River: effects of hydrological regulation and land-use changes in distinct river zones

Catena, 188: 104466. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2020.104466

Lozanovska I., Rivaes R., Vieira C., Ferreira M.T., Aguiar F.C. (2020)

Streamflow regulation effects in the Mediterranean rivers: How far and to what extent are aquatic and riparian communities affected?

Science of the Total Environment, 749: 141616. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141616

Mameri D., Rivaes R., Oliveira J.M., Padua J., Ferreira M.T., Santos J.M. (2020)

Passability of potamodromous species through a fish lift at a large hydropower plant (Touvedo, Portugal)

Sustainability, 12(1): 172. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12010172

Rivaes R., Couto J.S., Schmidt L., Delicado A., Aguiar F.C. (2020)

The influence of river regulation on the affinity for nature and perceptions of local populations.

Journal of Environmental Management, 321: 115992. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115992

Godinho F.N., Segurado P., Franco A., Pinheiro P., P√°dua J., Rivaes R., Ramos P. (2019)

Factors related to fish kill events in Mediterranean reservoirs.

Water Research, 158: 280-290. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.04.027

Mbanze A.A., Martins A.M., Rivaes R., Ribeiro-Barros A.I., Ribeiro N.S. (2019)

Vegetation structure and effects of human use of the dambos ecosystem in northern Mozambique

Global Ecology and Conservation, 20: e00704. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2019.e00704

Mbanze A.A., Martins A.M., Rivaes R., Ribeiro-Barros A.I., Ribeiro N.S. (2019)

Field data on vegetation structure and effects of human use of the Dambos ecosystem in Northern Mozambique

Data in Brief, 26: 104454.

Oliveira J.M., Paulino J.C., Segurado P., Rosado J., Rivaes R., Fernandes F., Serafim P., Ferrreira M.T. (2019)

Aquatic biodiversity and quality of streams in certified eucalypt plantations in Central Portugal

Forest Sciences, 47(123): 383-394.

Gomes Marques I., Campelo F., Rivaes R., Albuquerque A., Ferreira M.T., Rodríguez-González P.M. (2018)

Tree rings reveal long-term changes in growth resilience in Southern European riparian forests.

Dendrochronologia, 52: 167-176.

Ochs K., Rivaes R.P., Ferreira M.T., Egger G. (2018)

Flow management to control excessive growth of macrophytes – an assessment based on habitat suitability modeling.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 9: 356. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00356

Mu√Īoz-Mas R., Gar√≥fano-G√≥mez V. Mart√≠nez-Capel F., Andr√©s-Dom√©nech I., Corenblit D., Egger G., Franc√©s F., Ferreira M.T., Garc√≠a-Arias A., Politti E., Rivaes R., Rodr√≠guez-Gonz√°lez P.M., Steiger J., Vall√©s-Mor√°n F.J. (2017)

Exploring the key drivers of riparian woodland successional pathways across three European river reaches.

Ecohydrology, 10(8): e1888.

Rivaes R., Boavida I., Santos J.M., Pinheiro A.N., Ferreira M.T. (2017)

Importance of considering riparian vegetation requirements for the long-term efficiency of environmental flows in aquatic microhabitats.

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21(11): 5763-5780. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-5763-2017

Rivaes R., Pinheiro A.N., Egger G., Ferreira M.T. (2017)

The role of river morphodynamic disturbance and groundwater hydrology as driving factors of riparian landscape patterns in mediterranean rivers.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 8: 1612. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.01612

Santos J.M., Rivaes R., Boavida I., Branco P. (2017)

Structural microhabitat use by endemic cyprinids in a Mediterranean-type river: implications for restoration practices.

Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28(1): 26-36.

Santos J.M., Rivaes R., Oliveira J.M., Ferreira M.T. (2016)

Improving yellow eel upstream movements with fish lifts.

Journal of Ecohydraulics, 31(4): 791‚Äď803.

Rivaes R., Boavida I., Santos J.M., Pinheiro A.N., Ferreira M.T. (2015)

The inbuilt long-term unfeasibility of environmental flows when disregarding riparian vegetation requirements.

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion, 12: 10701-10737.

Rivaes R., Rodríguez-González P.M., Albuquerque A., Pinheiro A., Egger G. Ferreira M.T. (2015)

Reducing river regulation effects on riparian vegetation using flushing flow regimes.

Ecological Engineering, 81: 428-438. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.04.059

Politti E., Egger G., Angermann K., Rivaes R., Blamauer B., Klosch M., Tritthart M., Habersack H. (2014)

Evaluating climate change impacts on Alpine floodplain vegetation.

Hydrobiologia, 737(1): 225-243.

Rivaes R.P., Rodríguez-González P.M., Ferreira M.T., Pinheiro A.N., Politti E., Egger G., García-Arias A., Francés F. (2014)

Modeling the evolution of riparian woodlands facing climate change in three European rivers with contrasting flow regimes.

PLoS One, 9(10): e110200.

Rodriguez-Gonzalez P. M., Campelo F., Albuquerque A., Rivaes R., Ferreira M.T., Pereira J.S. (2014)

Sensitivity of black alder (Alnus glutinosa [L.] Gaertn.) growth to hydrological changes in wetland forests at the rear edge of the species distribution.

Plant Ecology, 215(2): 233-245. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-013-0292-9

García-Arias A., Francés F., Ferreira M.T., Egger G., Martínez-Capel F., Garófano-Gómez V., Andrés-Doménech I., Politti E., Rivaes R., Rodríguez-González P.M. (2013)

Implementing a Dynamic Riparian Vegetation model in three European river systems.

Ecohydrology, 6(4): 635-651. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.1331

Rivaes R., Rodríguez-González P.M., Albuquerque A., Pinheiro A., Egger G., Ferreira M.T. (2013)

Riparian vegetation responses to altered flow regimes driven by climate change in mediterranean rivers.

Ecohydrology, 6(3): 413-424. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.1287

Dodkins I., Aguiar F.C., Rivaes R.,Rodríguez-González P.M., Albuquerque A., Ferreira M.T (2012)

Measuring ecological change of aquatic macrophytes in Mediterranean rivers.

Limnologica – Ecology and Management of Inland Waters, 42(2): 95-107. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.limno.2011.09.001

Books
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Book Chapters

Egger G., Politti E., Garófano-Gómez V., Blamauer B., Ferreira T., Rivaes R., Benjankar R., Habersack H. (2013)

Embodying interactions between riparian vegetation and fluvial hydraulic processes within a dynamic floodplain model: concepts and application

In: Ecohydraulics: an integrated approach. I. Maddock, A. Harby, P. Kemp, P. Wood (Eds.). Wiley Blackwell, pp. 407-424. ISBN: 978-0-470-97600-5

Projects

RIVEAL

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¨

DURERO

Duero (Douro) River basin: Water resources, Water accounts and Target sustainability

Duration: 2014-2015

CEF Budget: 39.134 ‚ā¨