New RIVEAL paper published!

July 1, 2021 The most recently published paper under the RIVEAL project entitled “Influence of river regulation and instream habitat on invertebrate assemblage’ structure and function” was published in the reputable scientific journal Science of the Total Environment (STOTEN). This study investigates the structural and functional macroinvertebrate community alterations in different instream mesohabitats of two Portuguese rivers...

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The RIVEAL project on the TV!

June 14, 2021 The RIVEAL project participated in the famous Portuguese weekly TV environment magazine “Biosfera”, which presents sustainable paths to Portugal and highlights the main players working on the topics covered. Its 23rd episode was devoted to riverine ecosystems, particularly, riparian vegetation, where Francisca Aguiar, the RIVEAL project’s Principal Investigator explained the objectives of...

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A PhD thesis with the seal of RIVEAL

June 4, 2021 The RIVEAL project has been supporting Ivana Lozanovska during her PhD studies on Forestry Engineering and Natural Resources, under the Sustainable Forests and Products (SUSFOR) PhD Programme funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. The PhD thesis entitled “Functional diversity as indicator of ecosystem functioning in Mediterranean riparian forests” was supervised...

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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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