Years 2015-2017

 Papers in Journals (IF > 4) Integrated Members


Borregaard, M.K., Amorim, I.R., Borges, P.A.V., Cabral, J.S., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Field, R., Heaney, L.R., Kreft, H., Matthews, T.J., Olesen, J.M., Price, J., Rigal, F., Steinbauer, M., Triantis, K.A., Valente. L., Weigelt, P. & Whittaker, R.J. (2017) Oceanic island biogeography through the lens of the General Dynamic Model: assessment and prospect. Biological Reviews, 92, 830–853. DOI:10.1111/brv.12256 (IF2016 11,615; Q1 Biology)

Gil, A., Fonseca, C. & Benedicto-Royuela, J. (2017) Land cover trade-offs in small oceanic islands: a temporal analysis of Pico Island, Azores. Land Degradation & Development, DOI:10.1002/ldr.2770 (IF2016 9,787; Q1 Soil Sciences)

Fattorini, S., Gabriel, R., Arroz, A.M., Amorim, I.R., Borges, P.A.V. & Cafaro, P. (2017) Children preferences for less diverse green spaces do not disprove biophilia. PNAS - Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1711505114 (IF2016 9,661; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences)

Hale, J.D., Fairbrass, A.J., Matthews, T.J., Davies, G. & Sadler, J.P. (2015) The ecological impact of city lighting scenarios: exploring gap crossing thresholds for urban batsGlobal Change Biology21, 2467–2478. DOI:10.1111/gcb.12884 (IF2014: 8,044; Q1 Ecology) 

Emerson, B.C., Casquet, J., López, H., Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V., Mollaret, N., Oromí, P., Strasberg, D. & Thébaud, C. (2017) A combined field survey and molecular identification protocol for comparing forest arthropod biodiversity across spatial scales. Molecular Ecology Resources, 17, 694-707. DOI:10.1111/1755-0998.12617 (IF2016 7,332; Q1 Ecology)

Honěk, A., Dixon, A.F.G., Soares, A.O., Skuhrovec, J. & Martinkova Z. (2017) Spatial and temporal changes in the abundance and composition of ladybird (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) communities. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 20, 61-67. DOI:10.1016/j.cois.2017.04.001 (IF2016 6,660; Q1 Biology)

Cardoso, P., Rigal, F. & Carvalho, J.C. (2015) BAT - Biodiversity Assessment Tools, an R package for the measurement and estimation of alpha and beta taxon, phylogenetic and functional diversity.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 232–236. DOI:10.1111/2041-210X.12310 (IF2014: 6,564; Q1 Ecology) 

Cicconardi, F., Borges, P.A.V., Strasberg, D., Oromí, P., López, H., Perez-Delgado, A.J., Casquet, J., Caujape-Castells, J, Fernandez-Palacios, J.M., Thebaud, C. & Emerson, B.C. (2017) MtDNA metagenomics reveals large-scale invasion of belowground arthropod communities by introduced species. Molecular Ecology, 26, 3104-3115. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14037 (IF2016 6,089; Q1 Ecology)

Steinbauer, M.J., Field, R., Grytnes, J.-A., Trigas, P., Ah-Peng, C., Attorre, F., Birks, H.J.B., Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Chou, C-H., Sanctis, M. De, Duarte, M.C., Elias, R.B., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Gabriel, R., Gereau, R., Gillespie, R.G., Greimler, J., Harter, D.E.V., Huang, T-J., Irl, S.D.H., Jeanmonod, D., Jentsch, A., Jump, A.S., Kueffer, C., Nogué, S., Otto, R., Price, J., Romeiras, M.M., Strasberg, D., Stuessy, T., Vetaas, O.R. & Beierkuhnlein, C. (2016) Topography-driven isolation, speciation and a global increase of endemism with elevation. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25, 1097-1107. DOI:10.1111/geb.12469 (IF2016 6,045; Q1 Ecology) 

Borregaard, M.K., Matthews, T.J. & Whittaker, R.J. (2016) The general dynamic model: towards a unified theory of island biogeographyGlobal Ecology and Biogeography25, 805–816. DOI:10.1111/geb.12348 (IF2016 6,045; Q1 Ecology)

Matthews, T.J.Guilhaumon, F., Triantis, K.A., Borregaard, M.K. & Whittaker, R.J. (2016) On the form of species-area relationships in habitat and true islandsGlobal Ecology and Biogeography25847–858DOI:10.1111/geb.12269 (IF2016 6,045; Q1 Ecology))

Rosa, G.P., Seca, A.M.L., Barreto, M.C. & Pinto, D.C.G.A. (2017) Chalcone: a valuable scaffold upgrading by green methods. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 5(9), 7467-7480. DOI:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01687 (IF2016 5,951; Q1 Green & Sustainable Science & Technology)

Santos, T., Nunes, L. & Faria, P. (2017) Production of eco-efficient earth-based plasters: influence of composition on physical performance and bio-susceptibility. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167, 55-67. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.08.131 (IF2016 5,715; Q1 Green & Sustainable Science & Technology)

Emerson, B.C., Casquet, J., López, H., Cardoso, P., Borges, P.A.V., Mollaret, N., Oromí, P., Strasberg, D. & Thébaud, C. (2016) A combined field survey and molecular identification protocol for comparing forest arthropod biodiversity across spatial scalesMolecular Ecology Resources, (IF2015: 5,298; Q1 Ecology) 

Matthews, T.J. & Whittaker, R.J. (2015) On the species abundance distribution in applied ecology and biodiversity managementJournal of Applied Ecology, 52, 443–454. DOI:10.1111/1365-2664.12380 (IF2014: 4,764; Q1 Ecology)

Ferreira, D., Isca, V.M.S., Leal, P., Seca, A.M.L., Silva, H., Pereira, M.L., Silva, A.M.S., Pinto, D.C.G.A. (2017) Salicornia ramosissima: secondary metabolites and protective effect against acute testicular toxicity. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, DOI:10.1016/j.arabjc.2016.04.012 (IF2016 4,553; Q2 Chemistry, Multidisciplinary)

Froufe, E., Prié, V., Faria, J., Ghamizi, M., Gonçalves, D.V., Gurlek, M.E., Karaouzas, I., Kebapçi, U., Sereflisan, H., Sobral, C., Sousa, R., Teixeira, A., Varandas, S., Zogaris, S. & Lopes-Lima, M. (2016) Phylogeny, phylogeography, and evolution in the Mediterranean region: news from a freshwater mussel (Potomida, Unionida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 100, 322-332. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.04.030 (IF2016 4,419; Q1 Evolutionary Biology)

Rigal, F., Cardoso, P., Lobo, J.M., Triantis, K.A., Whittaker, R.J., Amorim, I.R. & Borges, P.A.V. (2017) Functional traits of indigenous and exotic arthropods show contrasting responses to a land-use gradient in an oceanic island, Terceira, Azores. Diversity and Distributions, (IF2016: 4.391; Q1 Ecology)

Patiño, J., Mateo, R.G., Zanatta, F., Marquet, A., Aranda, S.C., Borges, P.A.V., Dirkse, G., Gabriel, R., Gonzalez-Mancebo, M., Guisan, A., Muñoz, J., Sim-Sim, M. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2016) Climate threat on the Macaronesian endemic bryophyte floraScientific Reports, 6, 1-12. DOI:10.1038/srep29156 (IF2016 4,259; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences)

Gianni, F., Bartolini, F, Pey, A., Laurent, M., Martins, G.M., Airoldi, L. & Mangialajo, L. (2017) Threats to large brown algal forests in temperate seas: the overlooked role of native herbivorous fish. Scientific Reports, 7(6012), 1-13. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-06394-7 (IF2016 4,259; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences)

Borda-de-Água, L., Whittaker, R., Cardoso, P., Rigal, F., Santos, A.M.C., Amorim, I.R., Parmakelis, A., Triantis, K.A., Pereira, H. & Borges, P.A.V. (2017) Dispersal ability determines the scaling properties of species abundance distributions: a case study using arthropods from the Azores. Scientific Reports, 7, 3899. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-04126-5 (IF2016 4,259; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences)

Fattorini, S., Borges, P.A.V., Dapporto, L. & Strona G. (2017) What can the parameters of the species-area relationship (SAR) tell us? Insights from the Mediterranean islands. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 1018-1028. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12874 (IF2016 4,248; Q1 Ecology

Patiño, J., Whittaker, R.J., Borges P.A.V., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Ah-Peng, C., Araújo, M., Ávila, S., Cardoso, P., Cornuault, J., Boer, E. de, Nascimento, Lea de, Gil, A., Gonzáalez, A., Gruner, D.S.,  Heleno, R., Hortal, J., Illera, J.C., Kaiser-Bunbury, C., Matthews, T., Papadopoulou, A., Pettorelli, N., Price, J., Santos, A.M.C., Steinbauer, M., Triantis, K.A., Valente, L., Vargas, P., Weigelt, P. & Emerson, B.C. (2017) A roadmap for island biology: 50 fundamental questions after 50 years of The Theory of Island Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 963-983. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12986. (IF2016 4,248; Q1 Ecology)

Hansen, D.M., Austin, J.J., Baxter, R.H., de Boer, E.J., Fálcon, W., Norder, S.J., Rijsdijk, K.F., Thébaud, C., Bunbury, N.J. & Warren, B.H. (2017) Origins of endemic island tortoises in the western Indian Ocean: a critique of the human-translocation hypothesis. Journal of Biogeography, 44(6), 1430-1435. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12893 (IF2016 4,248; Q1 Ecology)

Matthews, T.J., Borges, P.A.V., Azevedo, E.B. & Whittaker, R.J. (2017) A biogeographical perspective on species abundance distributions: recent advances and opportunities for future research. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 1705–1710.DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13008 (IF2016 4,248; Q1 Ecology).

Faria, C.M.A., Machado, A., Amorim, I.R., Gage, M., Borges, P.A.V. & Emerson, B.C. (2016) Evidence for multiple founding lineages and genetic admixture in the evolution of species within an oceanic island weevil (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) super-radiation. Journal of Biogeography, 43, 178–191. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12606 (IF2016 4,248; Q1 Ecology)

Álvaro, N.M., Neto, A.I., Couto, R.P., Azevedo, J.M.N. & Rodrigues, A.S. (2016) Crabs tell the difference - relating trace metal content with land use and landscape attributes. Chemosphere, 144, 1377-1383. DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.10.022 (IF2016 4,208; Q1 Environmental Sciences)

Linhares, D.P.S., Garcia, P.V., Amaral, L., Ferreira, T., Cury, J.A., Vieiram W. & Rodrigues, A.S. (2016) Sensitivity of two biomarkers for biomonitoring exposure to fluoride in children and women: a study in a volcanic area. Chemosphere, 155, 614–620. DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.04.092 (IF2016 4,208; Q1 Environmental Sciences)

Parelho, C., Bernardo, F., Camarinho, R., Rodrigues, A.S. & Garcia, P.V. (2016) Testicular damage and farming environments - an integrative ecotoxicological link. Chemosphere, 155, 135-141. DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.04.043 (IF2016 4,208; Q1 Environmental Sciences)

Linhares, D.P., Garcia, P.V., Almada, A., Ferreira, T., Queiroz, G, Cruz, J.V. & Rodrigues, A.S. (2015) Iodine environmental bioavailability and human intake in oceanic islands: Azores as a case-studyScience of the Total Environment538, 531-538. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.08.109 (IF2014: 4,099; Q1 Environmental Sciences)

Fernandes, J.P., Freire, M., Guiomar, N. & Gil, A. (2017) Using modeling tools for implementing feasible land use and nature conservation governance systems in small islands – The Pico Island (Azores) case-study. Journal of Environmental Management, 189, 1-13. DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.12.034 (IF2016 4,010; Q1 Environmental Sciences 


BOOKS and BOOK CHAPTERS (International)


Amorim, I.R., Arroz, A.M., São Marcos, R., Borges, P.A.V. & Gabriel, R. (2016) Bugs and society II: Testing two communication strategies for public engagement in the Azores. Biodiversity and Education for Sustainable Development (ed. by P. Castro, U.M. Azeiteiro, P. Bacelar Nicolau, W. Leal Filho and A.M. Azul), pp. 125-153. Dordrecht, Springer, World Sustainability Series. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-32318-3_9. ISBN: 978-3-319-32317-6. 

Arroz, A.M., Gabriel, R., Amorim, I.R., São Marcos, R. & Borges, P.A.V. (2016) Bugs and society I: Raising awareness about endemic biodiversity. Biodiversity and Education for Sustainable Development (ed. by P. Castro, U.M. Azeiteiro, P. Bacelar Nicolau, W. Leal Filho and A.M. Azul), pp. 68-89. Dordrecht, Springer, World Sustainability Series. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-32318-3_6. ISBN: 978-3-319-32317-6 

Barreiros, J.P. (2015) Overall Impact of Local and Recreational Fisheries: Approaching the Case in the NE Atlantic and Mediterranean (Chapter 10). Progressive Engineering Practices in Marine Resource Management (ed. by I. Zlateva, V. Raykov and N. Nikolov), IGI Global. ISBN:9781466683334 .

Cruz, H., Jones, D., Nunes, L. (2015) Wood. Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering (ed. by M.C. Gonçalves and F. Margarido), pp. 557-583, Springer International Publishing Switzerland. 

Gil A., Fonseca C. & Calado H. (2014-2015) Participatory planning for the definition of sustainable mobility strategies in small islands: a case study in S. Miguel Island (Azores, Portugal). Sustainable Transportation in Natural and Protected Areas (ed. by Orsini), pp. 181-192, Routlege, Oxford, UK. ISBN:978-1-13-878857-2. .

Gouli, V., Gouli., S. & Marcelino, J. (2015) Concise Illustrated dictionary of biocontrol terms. Academic Press, CA, USA. 

Rodrigues, A. S. & Garcia, P.V. (2015) Non-eruptive volcanogenic air pollution and health effects. Handbook of public health in natural disasters (ed. by Watson, R.R., Tabor, J.A, Ehiri, J.E. and Preedy, V.R.), pp. 223-234, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Netherlands. ISBN:978-90-8686-257-3.