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the size of the word correspond to the number of times it was used in 2015 eChanges publications

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  in press  

Matos et al., 2017. Tracking global change using lichen diversity: towards a global-scale ecological indicator.

Nunes et al., 2016. Ecological restoration across the Mediterranean Basin as viewed by practitioners

Augusto et al.,2016. Tracking the spatial fate of PCDD/F emissions from a cement plant by using lichens as environmental biomonitors

Barros et al., 2015. Disentangling Natural and Anthropogenic Sources of Atmospheric Sulfur in an Industrial Region Using Biomonitors


Matos et al., 2015. Lichen traits responding to aridity. Journal of Ecology

Llop E, Pinho P, Ribeiro MC, João-Pereira M, Branquinho C. in press. Traffic represents the main source of pollution in small Mediterranean urban areas as seen by lichen functional groups. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
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Aguillaume L, Matos P, Pinho P, Avila A, Branquinho C. in press. The critical levels of atmospheric ammonia in a Mediterranean forest in North-Eastern Spain. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 228: 93.
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Serrano HC, Köbel M, Oliveira JP, Pinho C, Branquinho C. in press. Mapping human exposure to multi-pollutants and from multiple sources using environmental biomonitors – a multi-exposure index. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health part A.

 
   
  2017  
Carvalho RC, Catalá M, Branquinho C, Silva JM, Barreno E. 2017. Dehydration rate determines the degree of membrane damage and desiccation tolerance in bryophytes. Physiologia Plantarum 159: 277–289.
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Matos P, Geiser L, Hardman A, Glavich D, Pinho P, Nunes A, Soares AMVM and Branquinho C. 2017. Tracking global change using lichen diversity: towards a global-scale ecological indicator. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
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Nunes A, köbel M, Pinho P, Matos P, de-Bello F, Correia O, Branquinho C. 2017. Which plant traits respond to aridity? A critical step to assess functional diversity in Mediterranean drylands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 239: 176–184.
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Serrano HC, Cotrim H, Pinto MJ, Martins-Loução MA, Branquinho C. 2017. Metal hyperaccumulation patterns within Plantago phylogeny (Plantaginaceae). Plant and Soil 411:227–241.
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  2016  

Augusto S, Pinho P, Santos A, Botelho MJ, Palma-Oliveira J, Branquinho C. 2016.
Tracking the spatial fate of PCDD/F emissions from a cement plant by using lichens as environmental biomonitors. Environmental Science & Technology. 50: 2434–2441.
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Baumert, S., A.C. Luz, J. Fisher, F. Vollmer, C. Ryan, G. Patenaude, P. Zorrilla-Miras, L. Artur, I. Nhantumbo and D. Macqueen. 2016. Charcoal supply chains from Mabalane to Maputo: Who benefits? Energy for Sustainable Development 33, 129-138.
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Concostrina-Zubiri L, Molla I, Velizarova E, Branquinho C. 2016. Grazing or Not Grazing: Implications for Ecosystem Services Provided by Biocrusts in Mediterranean Cork Oak Woodlands. Land Degradation and Development.
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Costantini EAC, Branquinho C, Nunes A, Schwilch G, Stavi I, Valdecantos A, Zucca C . 2016. Soil indicators to assess the effectiveness of restoration strategies in dryland ecosystems. Solid Earth 7:397-414.
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dos-Santos P, Ronse de Craene L. 2016. Floral development of Lewisia (Montiaceae): investigating patterns of perianth and stamen diversity. Flora 221: 4–13.
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Fernandes P, Antunes C, Pinho P, Máguas C, Correia O. 2016. Natural regeneration of Pinus pinaster and Eucalyptus globulus from plantation into adjacent natural habitats. Forest Ecology and Management 378: 91-102.
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Hunther M, Barton P, Calhoun A, Pierson J, Tulloch A, Westgate M, Beger M, Branquinho C, Caro T, Gross J, Heino J, Lane P, Longo C, Martin K, McDowell WH, Mellin C, Salo H, Lindenmayer D. 2016. Two roles for ecological surrogacy: indicator surrogates and management surrogates. Ecological Indicators 63:121-125.
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Koch NM, Branquinho C, Matos P, Pinho P, Lucheta F, Martins SMA, Vargas VMF. 2016. The application of lichens as ecological surrogates of air pollution in the subtropics: a case study in South Brazil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23: 20819-20834. doi:10.1007/s11356-016-7256-2.
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Nunes A, Oliveira G, Mexia T, Valdecantos A, Zucca C, Costantini EAC., Abraham EM, Kyriazopoulos AP, Salah A, Prasse R, Correia O, Milliken S, Kotzen B, Branquinho C. 2016. Ecological restoration across the Mediterranean Basin as viewed by practitioners. Science of the Total Environment 566-567: 722-732.
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Pinho P, Correia O, Lecoq M, Munzi S, Vasconcelos S, Gonçalves P, Rebelo R, Antunes C, Silva P, Freitas C, Lopes N, Santos-Reis M, Branquinho C. 2016.
Evaluating green infrastructure in urban environments using a multi-taxa and functional diversity approach. Environmental Research 147: 601–610.
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Príncipe, A., Maaten, E. Van Der, Maaten-theunissen, M. Van Der, Struwe, T., & Wilmking, M.. 2016. . Low resistance but high resilience in growth of a major deciduous forest tree (Fagus sylvatica L.) in response to late spring frost in southern Germany. Trees.
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Ribeiro MC, Pinho P, Branquinho C, Llop E, Pereira MJ. 2016. Geostatistical uncertainty of assessing air quality using high-spatial-resolution lichen data: A health study in the urban area of Sines, Portugal. Science of the Total Environment 562: 740-750.
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Roccotiello E, Serrano HC, Mariotti MG, Branquinho C. 2016. The impact of Ni on the physiology of a Mediterranean Ni- hyperaccumulating plant. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23: 12414-12422
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Silva JS, dos Santos P, Sério A, Gomes F. 2016. Effects of heat on dehiscence and germination in Eucalyptus globulus Labill . International Journal of Wildland Fire 25: 478-483.
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Varela, Z., García-Seoane, R., Arróniz-Crespo, M., Carballeira, A., Fernández, J. A., & Aboal, J. R.. 2016. . Evaluation of the use of moss transplants (Pseudoscleropodium purum) for biomonitoring different forms of air pollutant nitrogen compounds. Environmental Pollution, 213, 841-849. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.03.056.
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Varela, Z., García-Seoane, R., Fernández, J. A., Carballeira, A., & Aboal, J. R.. 2016. . Study of temporal trends in mercury concentrations in the primary flight feathers of Strix aluco. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 130, 199-206.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2016.04.006.
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Woollen, E., C. Ryan, S. Baumert, F. Vollmer, I. Grundy, J. Fisher, J. Fernando, A.C. Luz, N. Ribeiro and S.N. Lisboa. 2016. . Charcoal production in the Mopane woodlands of Mozambique: what are the trade-offs with other ecosystem services? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150315. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0315.
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  2015  

Augusto S, Sierra J, Nadal M, Schuhmacher M (2015) Tracking polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in lichens: It's all about the algae. Environmental Pollution. 207:441-445.
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Augusto S, Pinho P, Santos A, Botelho M, Palma-Oliveira J, Branquinho C (2015) Declining trends of PCDD/Fs in lichens over a decade in a Mediterranean area with multiple pollution sources. Science of the Total Environment 508:95-100.
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Barros C, Pinho P, Durao R, Augusto S, Maguas C, Pereira M, Branquinho C (2015) Disentangling Natural and Anthropogenic Sources of Atmospheric Sulfur in an Industrial Region Using Biomonitors. Environmental Science & Technology 49 :2222-2229.
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Barredo Ji, Bastrup-Birk A, Teller A, Onaindia M, Fernández De Manuel B, Madariaga L, Rodríguez-Loinaz G, Pinho P, Nunes A, Ramos A, Batista M, Mimo S, Cordovil C, Branquinho C, Grêt-Regamey A, Bebi P, Brunner Sh, Weibel B, Kopperoinen L, Itkonen P, Viinikka A, Chirici G, Bottalico F, Pesola L, Vizzarri M, Garfi V, Antonello L, Barbati A, Corona P, Cullotta S, Giannico V, Lafortezza R, Lombardi F, Marchetti M, Nocentini S, Riccioli F, Travaglini D, Sallustio L, Rosário I, Von Essen M, Nicholas Ka, Máguas C, Rebelo R, Santos-Reis M, Santos-Martín F, Zorrilla-Miras P, Montes C, Benayas J, Martín-López B, Snäll T, Berglund H, Bengtsson J, Moen J, Busetto L, San-Miguel-Ayanz J, Thurner M, Beer C, Santoro M, Wutzler T, Schepaschenko D, Shvidenko A, Kompter E, Ahrens B, Levick Sr, Schmullius C (2015) Mapping and assessment of forest ecosystems and their services: applications and guidance for decision making in the framework of MAES. European Comission Report, Joint Research Centre, Forest Resources and Climate Unit.
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Branquinho C, Matos P, Pinho P (2015) Lichens as ecological indicators to track atmospheric changes: future challenges. In: Lindenmayer D, Barton P, Pierson J (eds) Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change. CSIRO Publishing, CRC Press, Melbourne, London, pp 77-87
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Concostrina-Zubiri L, Granzow-de la Cerda I (2015) Confirmed presence of Gigaspermum repens (Hook.) Lindb. in the New World. Journal of Bryology 37:147-149.
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Cruz de Carvalho R, Bernardes da Silva A, Branquinho C, Marques da Silva J (2015) Influence of dehydration rate on cell sucrose and water relations parameters in an inducible desiccation tolerant aquatic bryophyte. Environmental and Experimental Botany 120:18-22.
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Domínguez-Morueco N, Augusto S, Trabalón L, Pocurull E, Borrull F, Schuhmacher M, Domingo JL, Nadal M (2015). Monitoring PAHs in the petrochemical area of Tarragona County, Spain: comparing passive air samplers with lichen transplants. Environmental Science and Pollution Research
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dos-Santos P, Matias H, Deus E, Águas A, Silva JS (2015). Fire effects on capsules and encapsulated seeds from Eucalyptus globules in Portugal. Plant Ecology 216:1611-1621.
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Lindenmayer D, Pierson J, Barton P, Beger M, Branquinho C, Calhoun A, Caro T, Greig H, Gross J, Heino J, Hunter M, Lane P, Longo C, Martin K, McDowell WH, Mellin C, Salo H, Tulloch A, Westgate M (2015) A new framework for selecting environmental surrogates. Science of The Total Environment 538: 1029–1038
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Listopad C, Masters R, Drake J, Weishampel J, Branquinho C (2015) Structural diversity indices based on airborne LiDAR as ecological indicators for managing highly dynamic landscapes. Ecological Indicators 57:268-279.
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Luz AC, Guèze M, Paneque-Gálvez J, Pino J, Macía MJ, Orta-Martínez M, Reyes-García V (2015) How does cultural change affect indigenous peoples' hunting activity? An empirical study among the Tsimane. Conservation and Society 13: 382-394.
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Matos P, Pinho P, Aragon G, Martinez I, Nunes A, Soares A, Branquinho C (2015) Lichen traits responding to aridity. Journal of Ecology 103:451-458.
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Nowak D, Jovan S, Branquinho C, Augusto S, Ribeiro MC, Kretsch CE (2015) Biodiversity, air quality and human health. In: WHO/CBD (ed) Connecting Global Priorities - Biodiversity and Human Health: A State of Knowledge Review. World Health Organization and Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, pp 63-74
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Nunes A, Tápia S, Pinho P, Correia O, Branquinho C (2015) Advantages of the point-intercept method for assessing functional diversity in semi-arid areas (Advantages of the point-intercept method for assessing functional diversity in semi-arid areas). iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry 8:471-479.
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Ramos A, Pereira M, Soares A, do Rosario L, Matos P, Nunes A, Branquinho C, Pinho P (2015) Seasonal patterns of Mediterranean evergreen woodlands (Montado) are explained by long-term precipitation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 202:44-50.
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Roccotiello E, Serrano HC, Mariotti M, Branquinho C (2015) Nickel phytoremediation potential of the Mediterranean Alyssoides utriculata (L.) Medik. Chemosphere 119:1372-1378.
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Serrano HC, Antunes C, Pinto M, Maguas C, Martins-Loucao M, Branquinho C (2015) The ecological performance of metallophyte plants thriving in geochemical islands is explained by the Inclusive Niche Hypothesis. Journal of Plant Ecology 8 (1):41-50.
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Shibata H, Branquinho C, McDowell W, Mitchell M, Monteith D, Tang J, Arvola L, Cruz C, Cusack D, Halada L, Kopacek J, Maguas C, Sajidu S, Schubert H, Tokuchi N, Zahora J (2015) Consequence of altered nitrogen cycles in the coupled human and ecological system under changing climate: The need for long-term and site-based research. Ambio 44 (3):178-193.
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2014

 

Concostrina-Zubiri L, Huber-Sannwald E, Martinez I, Flores J, Reyes-Aguero J, Escudero A, Belnap J (2014) Biological soil crusts across disturbance-recovery scenarios: effect of grazing regime on community dynamics. Ecological Applications 24:1863-1877
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Concostrina-Zubiri L, Martinez I, Rabasa S, Escudero A (2014) The influence of environmental factors on biological soil crust: from a community perspective to a species level approach. Journal of Vegetation Science 25:503-513.
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Concostrina-Zubiri L, Pescador D, Martinez I, Escudero A (2014c) Climate and small scale factors determine functional diversity shifts of biological soil crusts in Iberian drylands. Biodiversity and Conservation 23:1757-1770.
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Cristofolini F, Brunialti G, Giordani P, Nascimbene J, Cristofori A, Gottardini E, Frati L, Matos P, Batič F, Caporale S, Fornasier MF, Marmor L, Merinero S, Nuñez Zapata J, Tõrra T, Wolseley P, Ferretti M (2014) Towards the adoption of an international standard for biomonitoring with lichens—Consistency of assessment performed by experts from six European countries. Ecological Indicators 45:63-67.
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Cruz de Carvalho R, da Silva A, Soares R, Almeida A, Coelho A, da Silva J, Branquinho C (2014) Differential proteomics of dehydration and rehydration in bryophytes: evidence towards a common desiccation tolerance mechanism. Plant Cell and Environment 37:1499-1515.
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Henriques J, Tavares P, Correia-dos-Santos M, Trancoso M, Santos-Reis M, Branquinho C (2014) Monitoring Hg and Cd Contamination Using Red Swamp Crayfish (Procambarus clarkii): Implications for Wetland Food Chain Contamination. Water Air and Soil Pollution 225:2210.
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Munzi S, Correia O, Silva P, Lopes N, Freitas C, Branquinho C, Pinho P (2014a) Lichens as ecological indicators in urban areas: beyond the effects of pollutants. Journal of Applied Ecology 51:1750-1757.
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Munzi S, Cruz C, Branquinho C, Pinho P, Leith I, Sheppard L (2014b) Can ammonia tolerance amongst lichen functional groups be explained by physiological responses? Environmental Pollution 187:206-209.
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Nunes A, Oliveira G, Cabral M, Branquinho C, Correia O (2014) Beneficial effect of pine thinning in mixed plantations through changes in the understory functional composition. Ecological Engineering 70:387-396.
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Oliveira G, Clemente A, Nunes A, Correia O (2014) Suitability and limitations of native species for seed mixtures to re-vegetate degraded areas. Applied Vegetation Science 17 (4):726-736.
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Pinho P, Llop E, Ribeiro M, Cruz C, Soares A, Pereira M, Branquinho C (2014) Tools for determining critical levels of atmospheric ammonia under the influence of multiple disturbances. Environmental Pollution 188:88-93.
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Principe A, Nunes A, Pinho P, do Rosario L, Correia O, Branquinho C (2014) Modeling the long-term natural regeneration potential of woodlands in semi-arid regions to guide restoration efforts. European Journal of Forest Research 133 (4):757-767.
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Ribeiro M, Pinho P, Llop E, Branquinho C, Soares A, Pereira M (2014) Associations between outdoor air quality and birth weight: a geostatistical sequential simulation approach in Coastal Alentejo, Portugal. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 28 (3):527-540.
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