First factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

August 17, 2020 The first factsheet of the RIVEAL project makes a concise presentation of the project overview, highlighting its objectives, case studies, activities and, expected results and outreach. Get acquainted on the project with this factsheet, here.

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New paper from project RIVEAL about functional diversity of riparian woody vegetation

June 25, 2020 The paper “Functional Diversity of Riparian Woody Vegetation Is Less Affected by River Regulation in the Mediterranean Than Boreal Region” has been published on Frontiers in Plant Science journal (https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/plant-science). The study is a comparative investigation of the functional diversity patterns of riparian woody vegetation to streamflow regulation in boreal Sweden and...

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New paper about riparian vegetation ecosystem services, co-authored by RIVEAL project members

May 08, 2020 The paper “Global overview of ecosystem services provided by riparian vegetation” has been published on BioScience journal (https://academic.oup.com/bioscience). The study is an overview of ecosystem services provided by riparian vegetation, describing their characteristics and ranking the importance of each service. It also introduces a guided framework for use in riparian vegetation management...

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New paper about carbon stock estimations, under the seal of the RIVEAL project

March 27, 2020 The paper “Carbon Stock Estimation in a Mediterranean Riparian Forest” has been published on the Special Issue Spatial and Temporal patterns of Riparian Forests and Ecosystem Services of the MDPI journal Forests (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/forests/special_issues/Riparian_Forests). The study was part of the RIPCARBON project and Activity 4 of the RIVEAL project – “Carbon sequestration –...

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The RIVEAL project was present at the International Seminar on Environment and Society: current challenges and pathways to change

March 12, 2020 On the 2nd and 3rd of March 2020, team members of the RIVEAL project attended the International Seminar on Environment and Society: current challenges and pathways to change, in Lisbon, Portugal, and participated with a communication titled “Projeto RIVEAL: os desafios de avaliar os serviços de ecossistema culturais numa relação complexa entre...

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Riveal first year general meeting

November 7, 2019 A general meeting of the RIVEAL project took place at Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, to discuss the working progress and results of the first year. This general meeting was attended by all project partners and intended to discuss the achievement of the proposed activities in the course the first year of the...

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First workshop

January 15, 2019 The first Workshop of the RIVEAL project took place at Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal. This meeting intended to present the project to the science community, water managers and decision makers, and general population. Herein, Francisca Aguiar presented the RIVEAL project in general while the remaining speakers talked about specific topics that...

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