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THE TEN MOST CITED AND INFLUENTIAL PAPERS OF AZOREAN BIODIVERSITY GROUP, PUBLISHED BETWEEN 2000 AND 2012

1) Hortal, J., Borges, P.A.V. & Gaspar, C. (2006-2009). Evaluating the performance of species richness estimators: Sensitivity to sample grain size.(...)

Cooperation between Azorean Biodiversity Group and the Faial Island Natural Park

The Azorean Biodiversity Group started a long-term collaboration with the Faial island Natural Park. The aim of this collaboration is the inventory(...)

Science in Azores

Presentation of Paulo A. V. Borges in the debate about Science in Azores during in the Meeting "1º Congresso de Ciência e Desenvolvimento Regional(...)

Very rare plant found on Terceira Island

During the fieldwork for the project NetBiome and ISLANDBIODIV were found two specimens of Grammitis azorica. This is a small fetus, endemic of(...)

Presenting PEERS - Platform for Enhancing Ecological Research & Sustainability in Lisbon

Peers (Platform for Enhancing Ecological Research & Sustainability) will be presented in Lisbon in the 4th July with three talks: Unificando os(...)

New exotic species in Azores

In a recent publication Borges et al. (2013) list thirteen widespread exotic invertebrate species (two Araneae, one Orthoptera, four Hemiptera, four(...)

Workshop - Predicting extinctions in Azores: a multi-scale assessment

The presentation of the final results of the Project "Predicting extinctions on islands: a multi-scale assessment" will be held in Angra do Heroísmo(...)

Investigating the past to foresee the future: a bibliometric analysis on Azorean research in SCI Journals during 1974-2012

The knowledge society requires all regions to participate in building a more sustainable future, in line with the European strategy for Horizon 2020.(...)

Nova espécie de abelha nos Açores - Chalicodoma pyrenaica (Lepeletier, 1841)

This bee species Chalicodoma pyrenaica (Lepeletier 1841), family Apidae, was first seen in the Azores near the Santa Maria airport in the years 2012(...)

Meeting on Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation in Portugal

The Azorean Biodiversity Group (CIT-A) is a partner in the organization of the Meeting on Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation in Portugal (ECBI(...)

Book launch! The book

The book "Abordagens do Ambiente em Contexto Educativo" includes five chapters, which are the result of original research developed in the Azores,(...)

Chama-lhe Nomes! - creative naming of endemic insects of the A

Last July the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A, ABG) launched the page "Chama-lhe Nomes!" on Facebook. This page presents 12 insect species from the(...)

Azoreans over Millions of Years - Exhibition of Extreme Macro Photos of Insects in the streets of Angra do Heroismo

Starts April 3, in the center of Angra do Heroismo, an unprecedented urban intervention in the region. Unique macro photographs of insects will be(...)

Workshop -Biodiversity on oceanic islands: towards a unified theory

The first scientific workshop of the project FCT- PTDC/BIA-BIC/119255/2010 – “Biodiversity on oceanic islands: towards a unified theory” will be(...)

Report of the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A)- Year 2012

The year of 2012 was an excellent year for the Azorean Biodiversity Group (ABG- CITA-A). Publications: A total of 50 publications were published by(...)

Paper about the tropical arthropod diversity published in Science with affiliation of University of Azores

Sérvio Pontes Ribeiro, Associated Member of the Azorean Biodiversity Group (CITA-A) was one of the authors of a scientifc paper published this week(...)

European Information System for Alien Species - New International Project

The Azorean Biodiversity Group participate with five investigators in the European Cost action "European Information System for Alien Species". This(...)

Advanced Courses - CBA - Lisbon

CBA is organizing a new set of advanced courses to be held during 2013. These Courses are of high interest in the formation of students enrolling in(...)

Call for a Position in the Identification of Spiders and Beetles (NETBIOME PROJECT - ISLAND-BIODIV

We have a Call open for a young researcher to work in Project NETBIOME - Understanding biodiversity dynamics in tropical and subtropical islands as an(...)

Azorean Biodiversity Group collaborate with Photo Competition - Rare Bird Species occurring in Azores

The Azorean Biodiversity Group collaborates with the II Meeting of Bird Observation in Azores" and the Photo contest about the observation of rare(...)