Twelfth factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

October 1, 2021 The twelfth factsheet of the RIVEAL project discloses the analytical methodology used in the RIVEAL project to understand the existing relationships between environmental and biological data, as well as to forecast the response of the several biological elements according to different land use and river regulation scenarios and the gains or losses...

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Eleventh factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

September 13, 2021 The eleventh factsheet of the RIVEAL project continues a series of information documents introducing the ecosystem services provided by rivers and riparian vegetation considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Cultural Services – features non-material benefits of ecosystems through spiritual enrichment, cognitive development, reflection, recreation and aesthetic experience. Learn...

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The RIVEAL project hosts a Special Session at the IAVS Symposium!

May 13, 2021 The RIVEAL project will host a Special Session entitled “River vegetation, the challenges of management and conservation and their values and ecosystem services” at the 63rd International Association of Vegetation Science Symposium, taking place from the 20th till the 23rd of September 2021. This is a worldwide union of scientists and others...

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The RIVEAL factsheets are now citable!

May 07, 2021 The RIVEAL project factsheets were uploaded in zenodo.org, a catch-all repository developed by the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN) for European Commission (EC) funded research. Zenodo is derived from Zenodotus, the first librarian of the Ancient Library of Alexandria and father of the first recorded use of metadata, a landmark in...

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Tenth factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

February 02, 2021 The tenth factsheet of the RIVEAL project continues a series of information documents introducing the ecosystem services provided by rivers and riparian vegetation considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Riparian forests – features woody plant communities of semi-terrestrial habitats between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems providing multiple ecosystem services,...

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Ninth factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

January 18, 2021 The ninth factsheet of the RIVEAL project starts a series of information documents introducing the ecosystem services provided by rivers and riparian vegetation considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Riparian carbon – features the amount of carbon that has been sequestered from the atmosphere and is stored within...

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Eighth factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

January 05, 2021 The eighth factsheet of the RIVEAL project follows up a series of information documents introducing the biological elements considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Diatoms – features eukaryotic, microscopic, unicellular or colonial organisms, belonging to the Bacillariophyceae. They are mainly photosynthetic, with golden-brown chloroplasts microalgae colonizing all types...

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Seventh factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

December 22, 2020 The seventh factsheet of the RIVEAL project follows up a series of information documents introducing the biological elements considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Macroinvertebrates – features aquatic boneless organisms, small but visible to the naked eye, that are found in the water, in which they live their...

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Sixth factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

December 14, 2020 The sixth factsheet of the RIVEAL project follows up a series of information documents introducing the biological elements considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Bryophytes – features small non-vascular plants that reproduce via spores and include mosses, liverworts and hornworts. These, cannot be classified as truly aquatic plants...

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Fifth factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

November 24, 2020 The fifth factsheet of the RIVEAL project follows up a series of information documents introducing the biological elements considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Macroalgae – features multicellular algae of thalli-like structures composing a heterogeneous group both in terms of taxonomy, morphology and ecological requirements. Learn more about...

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Fourth factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

October 13, 2020 The fourth factsheet of the RIVEAL project starts a series of information documents introducing the biological elements considered for analysis in the project’s tasks. This factsheet – Macrophytes – features aquatic photosynthetic organisms large enough to see with the naked eye, that live in or near the water. In the RIVEAL project,...

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Third factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

September 24, 2020 The third factsheet of the RIVEAL project presents the adopted field sampling methodology and reports the activities acomplished towards data collection, during June and July 2019, to support data analysis. Learn more about the project’s field sampling methodology and the amount of data collected, here.

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Second factsheet of the RIVEAL project is now online!

September 08, 2020 The second factsheet of the RIVEAL project describes the phenomenon of river regulation, one of the most endangering processes to river ecosystems. Understand how river regulation works and affects riverscapes and biota, here.

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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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