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Articles in SCI journals
Ferreira V, Faustino H, Raposeiro PM, Goncalves V (2017) Replacement of native forests by conifer plantations affects fungal decomposer community structure but not litter decomposition in Atlantic island streams. Forest Ecology and Management, 389: 323-330.
Gillon A, Costa AC, Micael J (2017) Caprella scaura Templeton, 1836: an invasive caprellid new to the Azores archipelago. Marine Biodiversity, 47(2): 499-510.
Johnson ME, Uchman A, Costa PJM, Ramalho RS, Ávila SP (2017) Intense hurricane transports sand onshore: Example from the Pliocene Malbusca section on Santa Maria Island (Azores, Portugal). Marine Geology, 385: 244-249.
Patiño J, Whittaker RJ, Borges PAV, Fernández-Palacios JM, Ah-Peng C, Araújo MB, Ávila SP, Cardoso P, Cornuault J, de Boer EJ, de Nascimento L, Gil A, González-Castro A, Gruner DS, Heleno R, Hortal J, Illera JC, Kaiser-Bunbury C, Matthews T, Papadopoulou A, Pettorelli N, Price JP, Santos AMC, Steinbauer MJ, Triantis KA, Valente L, Vargas P, Weigelt P, Emerson BC (2017) A roadmap for island biology: 50 fundamental questions after 50 years of The Theory of Island Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography, Journal of Biogeography, 44(5): 963-983.
Ramalho RS, Helffrich G, Madeira J, l Cosca M, Thomas C, Quartau R, Hipólito A, Rovere A, Hearty PJ, Ávila SP (2017) Emergence and evolution of Santa Maria Island (Azores) —The conundrum of uplifted islands revisited. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 129(3-4): 372-390.
Raposeiro PM, Rubio MJ, González A, Hernández A, Sánchez-López G, Vázquez-Loureiro D, Rull V, Bao R, Costa AC, Gonçalves V, Sáez A, Giralt S (2017) Impact of the historical introduction of exotic fishes on the chironomid community of Lake Azul (Azores Islands). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 466: 77-88.
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Resendes R, Ramos JA, Cunha RT (2017) Genetic Diversity of the Azores Blackbirds Turdus merulaReveals Multiple Founder Events. Acta Ornithologica.
Rull V, Lara A, Rubio-Inglés MJ, Giralt S, Gonçalves V, Raposeiro P, Hernández A, Sánchez-López G, Vázquez-Loureiro D, Bao R, Masqué P, Sáez A (2017) Vegetation and landscape dynamics under natural and anthropogenic forcing on the Azores Islands: A 700-year pollen record from the São Miguel Island. Quaternary Science Reviews, 159: 155-168.
Rutschmann S, Detering H, Simon S, Funk DH, Gattolliat J-L, Hughes SJ, Raposeiro PM, DeSalle R, Sartori M, Monaghan MT (2017) Colonization and diversification of aquatic insects on three Macaronesian archipelagos using 59 nuclear loci derived from a draft genome. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 107: 27-38.
Torres P, Bolhao N, da Cunha RT, Vieira JAC, Rodrigues AD (2017) Dead or alive: The growing importance of shark diving in the Mid-Atlantic region. Journal for Nature Conservation, 36: 20-28.
Torres P, da Cunha RT, Rodrigues AD (2017) Mid-Atlantic elasmobranchs: Suitable metal scouts? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 117(1-2): 203-213.
Ávila SP, Cachão M, Ramalho RS, Botelho AZ, Madeira P, Rebelo AC, Cordeiro R, Melo C, Hipólito A, Ventura MA, Lipps JH (2016) The palaeontological heritage of Santa Maria Island (Azores: NE Atlantic): a re-evaluation of geosites in GeoPark Azores and their use in geotourism. Geoheritage, 8(2): 155-171.
Ávila SP, Cordeiro R, Haroun R, Wirtz P (2016) Comment on "Island biogeography: patterns of marine shallow-water organisms" by Hachich et al., Journal of Biogeography (2015). Journal of Biogeography.
Avila SP, Melo C, Berning B, Cordeiro R, Landau B, da Silva CM (2016) Persististrombus coronatus (Mollusca: Strombidae) in the lower Pliocene of Santa Maria Island (Azores, NE Atlantic): Paleoecology, paleoclimatology and paleobiogeographic implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 441(4): 912-923.
Bentz J, Lopes F, Calado H, Deardean P (2016) Managing marine wildlife tourism activities: Analysis of motivations and specialization levels of divers and whale watchers. Tourism Management Perspectives, 18: 74-83
Bentz J, Lopes F, Calado H, Dearden P (2016) Enhancing satisfaction and sustainable management: Whale watching in the Azores. Tourism Management, 54: 465-476.
Bentz J, Lopes F, Calado H, Dearden P (2016) Sustaining marine wildlife tourism through linking Limits of Acceptable Change and zoning in the Wildlife Tourism Model. Marine Policy, 68: 100-107.
Borges LMS, Hollatz C, Lobo J,Cunha AM, Vilela AP, Calado G, Coelho R, Costa AC, Ferreira MSG, Costa MH, Costa FO (2016) With a little help from DNA barcoding: investigating the diversity of Gastropoda from the Portuguese coast. Scientific Reports, 6: 20226.
Bragagnolo C, Pereira M, Ng K, Calado H (2016) Understanding and mapping local conflicts related to protected areas in small islands: a case study of the Azores archipelago. Island Studies Journal, 11(1): 57-90.
Calado H, Bragagnolo C, Silva S, Vergilio M (2016) Adapting environmental function analysis for management of protected areas in small islands - case of Pico Island (the Azores). Journal of Environmental Managements, 171: 231-242.
Colin N, Maceda-Veiga A, Flor-Arnau N, Mora J, Fortuno P, Vieira C, Prat N, Cambra J, de Sostoa A (2016) Ecological impact and recovery of a Mediterranean river after receiving the effluent from a textile dyeing industry. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 132:295-303.
da Silva CP, Mendes RN, Moutinho G, Mota V, Fonseca C (2016) Beach carrying capacity and protected areas: management issues in Arrabida Natural Park, Portugal. Journal of Coastal Research, 75(1): 680-684.
Dąbek P, Ashworth MP, Witkowski A, Li C, Bornman TG, Gonçalves V, Park J, Khim JS (2016) Towards a multigene phylogeny of the Cymatosiraceae (Bacillariophyta, Ediophyceae) I: novel taxa within the subfamily cymatosiroideae based on molecular and morphological data. Journal of Phycology.
Dias EF, Moura M, Schaefer H, Silva L (2016) Geographical distance and barriers explain population genetic patterns in an endangered island perennial.AoB PLANTS
Elias RB, Gil A, Silva L, Fernandez-Palacios JM, Azevedo EB, Reis F (2016) Natural zonal vegetation of the Azores Islands: characterization and potential distribution. Phytocoenologia, 46(2): 107-123.
Ferreira V, Raposeiro PM, Pereira A, Cruz AM, Costa AC, Graca MAS, Gonçalves V (2016) Leaf litter decomposition in remote oceanic island streams is driven by microbes and depends on litter quality and environmental conditions. Freshwater Biology, 61(5): 783-799.
Fourdrilis S, Mardulyn P, Hardy OJ, Jordaens K, Frias Martins AMD, Backeljau T (2016) Mitochondrial DNA hyperdiversity and its potential causes in the marine periwinkle Melarhapheneritoides(Mollusca: Gastropoda). PEERJ, 4: e2549.
Gabriel D, Draisma SGA, Sauvage T, Schmidt WE, Schils T, Lim PK, Harris DJ, Fredericq S (2016) Multilocus phylogeny revealsGibsmithia hawaiiensis(Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta) to be a species complex from the Indo-Pacific, with the proposal ofG. eilatensis sp. nov. Phytotaxa, 277 (1): 001–020.
Gil A, Pacheco-Vieira C, Yu Q, Lobo A, Calado H (2016) Mapping the ecological structure in oceanic islands the case-study of S. Miguel Island (Portugal). Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 15(7): 1593-1602.
Ilarri MI, Souza AT, Rosa RS (2016) Community structure of reef fishes in shallow waters of the Fernando de Noronha archipelago: effects of different levels of environmental protection. Marine and Freshwater Research.
Matias MG, Pereira CL, Raposeiro PM, Gonçalves V, Cruz AM, Costa AC, Araújo MB (2016), Divergent trophic responses to biogeographic and environmental gradients. Oikos, 0: 1-10
Micael J, Jardim N, Nunez C, Occhipinti-Ambrogi A, Costa AC (2016) Some Bryozoa species recently introduced into the Azores: reproductive strategies as a proxy for further spread. Helgoland Marine Research, 70(1):7.
Micael J, Sonsona R, Costa AC (2016) The potential of marine live-bait introductions into oceanic islands. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 20(2): 157-164.
Novais A, Souza AT,Ilarri M, Pascoal C, Sousa R (2016) Effects of the invasive clam Corbicula fluminea(Muller, 1774) on an estuarine microbial community. Science of The Total Environment, 566: 1168-1175.
Pereira MC, Moura M, Rego IE, Silva L (2016) Local knowledge of the flora of a region: implications in biodiversity conservation. AIMS Environmental Science, 3(4): 778-803.
Ramalho RS, Helffrich G, Madeira J, l Cosca M, Thomas C, Quartau R, Hipólito A, Rovere A, Hearty PJ, Ávila SP (2016) Emergence and evolution of Santa Maria Island (Azores) —The conundrum of uplifted islands revisited. Geological Society of America Bulletin.
Raposeiro PM, Ferreira V, Guri R, Gonçalves V, Martins GM (2016) Leaf litter decomposition on insular lentic systems: effects of macroinvertebrate presence, leaf species, and environmental conditions. Hydrobiologia: 784(1): 65-79.
Rebelo AC, Meireles RP, Barbin V, Neto AI, Melo C, Ávila SP (2016) Diagenetic history of lower Pliocene rhodoliths of the Azores Archipelago (NE Atlantic): Application of cathodoluminescence techniques. Micron, 80: 112-121.
Rebelo AC, Rasser MW, Kroh A, Johnson ME, Ramalho RS, Melo C, Uchman A, Berning B, Silva L, Zanon V, Neto AI, Cachão M, Ávila SP (2016) Rocking around a volcanic island shelf: Pliocene Rhodolith beds from Malbusca, Santa Maria Island (Azores, NE Atlantic). Facies.
Riou V, Fonseca-Batista D, Roukaerts A, Biegala IC, Prakya SR, Loureiro CM, Santos M, Muniz-Piniella AE, Schmiing M, Elskens M, Brion N, Martins MA, Dehairs F (2016) Importance of N-2-Fixation on the Productivity at the North-Western Azores Current/Front System, and the Abundance of Diazotrophic Unicellular Cyanobacteria. Plos One, 11(3): e0150827.
Romeiras MM, Vieira A, Silva DN, Moura M, Santos-Guerra A, Batista D, Duarte MC, Paulo OS (2016) Evolutionary and Biogeographic Insights on the Macaronesian Beta-Patellifolia Species (Amaranthaceae) from a Time-Scaled Molecular Phylogeny. Plos One, 11(3): e0152456.
Silva LB, Sardos J, de Sequeira MM, Silva L, Crawford D, Moura M (2016) Understanding intra and inter-archipelago population genetic patterns within a recently evolved insular endemic lineage. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 302(4): 367-384.
Torres P, da Cunha RT, Micaelo C, Rodrigues AD (2016) Bioaccumulation of metals and PCBs in Raja clavata. Science of the Total Environment, 573: 1021-1030.
Torres P, da Cunha RT, Rodrigues AD (2016) The elasmobranch fisheries of the Azores. Marine Policy, 73: 108-118.
Torres P, Rodrigues A, Soares L, Garcia P (2016) Metal Concentrations in Two Commercial Tuna Species from an Active Volcanic Region in the Mid-Atlantic Ocean. Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology, 70(2): 341-347.
Triantis KA, Rigal F, Parent CE, Cameron RAD, Lenzner B, Parmakelis A, Yeung NW, Alonso MR, Ibanez M, Martins AMD, Teixeira DNF, Griffiths OL, Yanes Y, Hayes KA, Preece RC, Cowie RH (2016) Discordance between morphological and taxonomic diversity: land snails of oceanic archipelagos. Journal of Biogeography, 43(10): 2050-2061.
Uchman A, Johnson ME, Rebelo AC, Melo AC, Cordeiro R, Ramalho RS, Ávilla SP (2016) Vertically-oriented trace fossil Macaronichnus segregatis from Neogene of Santa Maria Island (Azores; NE Atlantic) records vertical fluctuations of the coastal groundwater mixing zone on a small oceanic island. Geobios.
Vergílio MHS, Calado HMGP (2016) Spatial planning in small islands: the need to discuss the concept of ecological structure. Planning Practice & Research, 31(4): 452-471.
Vergilio M, Fjosne K, Nistora A, Calado H (2016) Carbon stocks and biodiversity conservation on a small island: Pico (the Azores, Portugal). Land use Policy, 58: 196-207.
Vergilio M, Fonseca C, Calado H, Borges PAV, Elias RB, Gabriel R, Martins A, Azevedo E, Cardoso P (2016) Assessing the efficiency of protected areas to represent biodiversity: a small island case study. Environmental Conservation, 43(4): 337-349.
Ávila SP, Cordeiro R, Rodrigues AR, Rebelo AC, Melo C, Madeira P, Pyenson ND (2015) Fossil Mysticeti from the Pleistocene of Santa Maria Island, Azores (NE Atlantic Ocean), and the prevalence of fossil cetaceans on oceanic islands. Palaentologia Electronica
Ávila SP, Madeira P, Rebelo AC, Melo C, Hipólito A, Pombo J, Botelho AZ, Cordeiro R (2015) Phorcus sauciatus (Koch, 1845) (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Archipelago of the Azores (NE Atlantic Ocean): the onset of a biological invasion. Journal of Molluscan Studies.
Avila SP, Melo C, Silva L, Ramalho RS, Quartau R, Hipolito A, Cordeiro R, Rebelo AC, Madeira P, Rovere A, Hearty PJ, Henriques D, da Silva CM, Martins AMD, Zazo C (2015) A review of the MIS 5e highstand deposits from Santa Maria Island (Azores, NE Atlantic): palaeobiodiversity, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography.
Avila SP, Ramalho RS, Habermann JM, Quartau R, Kroh A, Berning B, Johnson M, Kirby MX, Zanon V, Titschack J, Goss A, Rebelo AC, Melo C, Madeira P, Cordeiro R, Meireles R, Bagaco L, Hipolito A, Uchman A, da Silva CM, Cachao M, Madeira J (2015) Palaeoecology, taphonomy, and preservation of a lower Pliocene shell bed (coquina) from a volcanic oceanic island (Santa Maria Island, Azores). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 430: 57-73.
Azor JC, Santos X, Pleguezuelos JM (2015) Conifer-plantation thinning restores reptile biodiversity in Mediterranean landscapes. Forest Ecology and Managment, 354: 185-189
Bentz J, Rodrigues A,Dearden P, Calado H, Lopes F (2015) Crowding in marine environments: Divers and whale watchers in the Azores. Ocean & Coastal Management, 109: 77-85.
Carvalho FC, Pomponi SA, Xavier JR (2015) Lithistid sponges of the upper bathyal of Madeira, Selvagens and Canary Islands, with description of a new species of Isabella. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 95(7): 1287-1296.
Chainho P, Fernandes A, Amorim A, Ávila SP, Canning-Clode J, Castro J, Costa AC, Costa JL, Cruz T, Gollasch S, Grazziotin-Soares C, Melo R, Micael J, Parente MI, Semedo J, Silva T, Sobral D, Sousa M, Torres P, Veloso V, Costa MJ (2015) Non-indigenous species in Portuguese coastal areas, coastal lagoons, estuaries, and islands. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Cordeiro R, Avila SP (2015) New species of Rissoidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from the Archipelago of the Azores (northeast Atlantic) with an updated regional checklist for the family. ZooKeys, 480: 1-19.
Costa FO, Borges LMS, Hollatz C, Lobo J, Cunha AM, Vilela AP, Calado G, Coelho R, Costa AC, Ferreira MSG, Costa MH (2015) Priming a DNA barcode library for marine Gastropoda of the continental Portuguese coast and Azores Islands. Genome, 58(5): 207-207.
Costa H, Foody GM, Jiménez S, Silva L (2015) Impacts of species misidentification on species distribution modeling with presence-only data. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 4(4): 2496-2518.
Crawford DJ, Anderson GJ, Silva LB, de Sequeira MM, Moura M, Santos-Guerra A, Kellyn JK, Mort ME (2015) Breeding systems in Tolpis (Asteraceae) in the Macaronesian islands: the Azores, Madeira and the Canaries. Plant Systematics and Evolution.
Cruz JV, Pacheco D, Porteiro J, Cymbron R, Mendes S, Malcata A, Andrade C (2015) Sete Cidades and Furnas lake eutrophication (Sao Miguel, Azores): Analysis of long-term monitoring data and remediation measures. Science of The Total Environment, 520: 168-186.
Dias EF, Moura M, Schaefer H, Silva L (2015) Interactions between temperature, light and chemical promoters trigger seed germination of the rare Azorean lettuce, Lactuca watsoniana (Asteraceae). Seed Science and Technology, 43(2): 1-12
Ferreira AF, Garcia PV, Camarinho R, Rodrigues AD (2015) Volcanogenic pollution and testicular damage in wild mice. Chemosphere, 132: 135-141.
Ferreira MA, da Silva CP, Fonseca C, Pereira M, Calado H, Abreu AD, Andrade F, Guerreiro J, Goncalves EJ, Noronha F, Lopes CP, Ribeiro MC, Stratoudakis Y, Vasconcelos L (2015) Contributions towards maritime spatial planning (MSP) in Portugal – Conference report. Marine Policy, 59: 61-63.
Gonçalves V , Marques HS, Raposeiro PM (2015) Diatom assemblages and their associated environmental drivers in isolated oceanic island streams (Azores archipelago as case study). Hydrobiologia, 751(1): 89-103.
Jong Y de, Kouwenberg J, Boumans L, Hussey C, et al (2015) PESI - a taxonomic backbone for Europe. Biodiversity Data Journal, 3: e5848
Kopf A, Bicak M, Kottmann R, et al (2015) The ocean sampling day consortium. GigaScience, 4:27.
Literak I, Sychra O, Resendes R, Rodrigues P (2015) Chewing Lice in Azorean Blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla): A Contribution to Parasite Island Syndromes. Journal of Parasitology, 101(2): 252-254.
Morgado LN, Gonçalves-Esteves V, Resendes R, Ventura MAM (2015) Pollen morphology of Poaceae (Poales) in the Azores, Portugal. Grana 54(4): 282-293.
Moura M, Carine M, Sequeira MM (2015) Aichryson santamariensis (Crassulaceae): a new species endemic to Santa Maria in the Azores. Phytotaxa, 234(1).
Moura M, Carine MA, Malécot V, Lourenço L, Schaefer H, Silva L (2015) A taxonomic reassessment of Viburnum(Adoxaceae) in the Azores. Phytotaxa, 210(1): 004–023.
Moura M, Silva L, Dias EF, Schaefer H, CarineMA (2015) A revision of the genus Leontodon (Asteraceae) in the Azores based on morphological and molecular evidence. Phytotaxa, 210(1): 024–046.
Ng K, Thomas T, Phillips MR, Calado H, Borges P, Veloso-Gomes F (2015) Multifunctional artificial reefs for small islands: An evaluation of amenity and opportunity for Sao Miguel Island, the Azores. Progress in Physical Geography, 39(2): 220-257.
Pieper C, Ventura MA, Martins A, Cunha RT (2015) Beach debris in the Azores (NE Atlantic): Faial Island as a first case study. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 101(2): 575-582.
Polonia ARM, Cleary DFR, de Voogd NJ, Renema W, Hoeksema BW, Martins A, Gomes NCM (2015) Habitat and water quality variables as predictors of community composition in an Indonesian coral reef: a multi-taxon study in the Spermonde Archipelago. Science of The Total Environment, 537: 139-151.
Santos A, Mayoral E, Dumont CP, da Silva CM, Avila SP, Baarli BG, Cachao M, Johnson ME, Ramalho RS (2015) Role of environmental change in rock-boring echinoid trace fossils. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 432: 1-14.
Santos CF, Orbach M, Calado H, Andrade F (2015) Challenges in implementing sustainable marine spatial planning: The new Portuguese legal framework case. Marine Policy, 61: 196-206.
Santos R, Ferreira A, Micael J, Gil-Rodriguez MC, Machin M, Costa AC, Gabriel D, Costa FO, Parente MI (2015) Genetic characterization of the red algae Asparagopsis armata and Asparagopsis taxiformis (Bonnemaisoniaceae) from the Azores. Genome, 58(5): 276-276.
Silva L, Dias EF, Sardos J, Azevedo EB, Schaefer H, Moura M (2015) Towards a more holistic research approach to plant conservation: the case of rare plants on oceanic islands. AoB Plants
Sousa RMOF, Rosa JS, Oliveira L, Cunha A, Fernandes-Ferreira M (2015) Activities of Apiaceae essential oils and volatile compounds on hatchability, development, reproduction and nutrition of Pseudaletia unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Industrial Crops and Products, 63: 226–237.
Sousa RMOF, Rosa JS, Silva CA, Almeida MTM, Novo MT, Cunha AC, Fernandes-Ferreira M (2015) Larvicidal, molluscicidal and nematicidal activities of essential oils and compounds from Foeniculum vulgare. Journal of Pest Science, 88(2): 413-426.
Vergilio MHD, Calado HMGP (2015) The concept of the Portuguese National Ecological Reserve: constraints and impossibilities in the Azores Archipelago. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 58(6), 1015-1033.
Bateman RM, Rudall PJ, Bidartondo MI, Cozzolino S, Tranchida-Lombardo V, Carine, MA, Moura M (2014) Speciation Via Floral Heterochrony and Presumed Mycorrhizal Host Switching of Endemic Butterfly Orchids on the Azorean Archipelago. American Journal of Botany, 101(6): 979-1001.
Bentz J, Dearden P, Ritter E, Calado H (2014) Shark Diving in the Azores: Challenge and Opportunity. Tourism in Marine Environments, 10(1-2): 85–100. 
Borges P, Phillips M, Ng K, Medeiros A, Calado H (2014) Preliminary coastal vulnerability assessment for Pico Island (Azores). Journal of Coastal Research, (70): 385-388.
Calado H, Bragagnolo C, Silva SF, Pereira M (2014) A multi-scale analysis to support the implementation of a regional conservation policy in a small-island archipelago - the Azores, Portugal. Journal of Coastal Research, (70): 485-489.
Dias EF, Sardos J, Silva L, Maciel MG, Moura M (2014) Microsatellite markers unravel the population genetic structure of the Azorean Leontodon: implications in conservation. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 300: 987-1001.
Dionisio MA, Rodrigues A, Costa AC (2014) A description of the larval development and larval description of Megabalanus azoricus (Pilsbry, 1916) reared in laboratory. Helgoland Marine Research, 68(1): 89-98.
Fonseca C, da Silva CP, Calado H, Moniz F, Bragagnolo C, Gil A, Phillips M, Pereira M, Moreira M (2014) Coastal and marine protected areas as key elements for tourism in small islands. Journal of Coastal Research, 461-466.
Fredericq S, Arakaki N, Camacho O, Gabriel D, Krayesky D, Self-Krayesky S, Rees G, Richards J, Sauvage T, Venera-Ponton D, Schmidt WE (2014) A Dynamic Approach to the Study of Rhodoliths: a Case Study for the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Cryptogamie Algologie, 35: 77-98.
Furtado R, Baptista J, Lima E, Paiva L, Barroso J, Rosa J, Oliveira L (2014) Chemical composition and biological activities of Laurus essential oils from different Macaronesian Islands. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 55: 333-341.
Gil A, Yu Q, Abadi M, Calado H (2014) Using Aster Multispectral Imagery for Mapping Woody Invasive Species in Pico da Vara Natural Reserve (Azores Islands, Portugal). Revista Arvore, 38(3): 391-401.
Marcelino Jose AP, Weber E, Silva L, Garcia PV, Soares AO (2014) Expedient metrics to describe plant community change across gradients of anthropogenic influence. Environmental Management, 54(5): 1121-1130.
Meireles RP, Keyser D, Avila SP (2014) The Holocene to Recent ostracods of the Azores archipelago (NE Atlantic): Systematics and biogeography. Marine Micropaleontology, 112: 13-26.
Micael J, Parente MI, Costa AC (2014) Tracking macroalgae introductions in North Atlantic oceanic islands. Helgoland Marine Research, 68(2): 209-219.
Micael J, Rodrigues P, Costa AC, Alves MJ (2014) Phylogeography and genetic diversity of Ophidiaster ophidianus(Echinodermata: Asteroidea)-evidence for a recent range expansion in the Azores. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 94(7): 1475-1484.
Morgado LN, Resendes R, Moura M, Ventura MAM (2014) Pollen resources used by Chrysoperla agilis (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in the Azores, Portugal. European Journal of Entomology, 111(1): 143-146.
Morton B, Tristão da Cunha R, de Frias Martins AM (2014) Species richness, relative abundance and dwarfism in Açorean bivalves: consequences of latitude, isolation or productivity? Or all three? Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 94(3): 567-578.
Ng K, Phillips M, Borges P, Thomas T, August P, Calado H, Veloso-Gomes F (2014) Maintaining a way of life for Sao Miguel Island (the Azores archipelago, Portugal): An assessment of coastal processes and protection. Science of the Total Environment, 481: 142-156.
Nunes Morgado L, Resendes R, Moura M, Mateus Ventura MA (2014) Pollen resources used by Chrysoperla agilis(Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in the Azores, Portugal. European Journal of Entomology, 111: 143-146.
Pereira CL, Raposeiro PM, Costa AC, Bao R, Giralt S, Goncalves V (2014) Biogeography and lake morphometry drive diatom and chironomid assemblages' composition in lacustrine surface sediments of oceanic islands. HYDROBIOLOGIA, 730(1): 93-112.
Pialla Meireles R, Keyser D, Borges P, Silva L, Frias Martins A, Avila S (2014) The shallow marine ostracod communities of the Azores (Mid-North Atlantic): taphonomy and palaeoecology. Geologica Acta , 12(1): 53-69.
Raposeiro PM, Martins GM, Moniz I, Cunha A, Costa AC, Goncalves V (2014) Leaf litter decomposition in remote oceanic islands: The role of macroinvertebrates vs. microbial decomposition of native vs. exotic plant species. Limnologica, 45: 80-87.
Rebelo AC, Rasse MW, Riosmena-Rodríguez R, Neto AI, Ávila SP (2014) Rhodolith forming coralline algae in the Upper Miocene of Santa Maria Island (Azores, NE Atlantic): a critical evaluation. Phytotaxa, 190(1): 370-382. 
Rijsdijk KF, Hengl T, Norder SJ, Otto R, Emerson BC, Avila SP, Lopez H, van Loon EE, Tjorve E, Maria Fernandez-Palacios J (2014) Quantifying surface-area changes of volcanic islands driven by Pleistocene sea-level cycles: biogeographical implications for the Macaronesian archipelagos. Journal of Biogeography, 41(7): 1242-1254.
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Micael J, Resendes R, Ramos JÁ, da Cunha RT (2004) Genetic and morphometric diversity of the goldcrest (Regulus regulus) populations in the Azores. Zoology.
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Reis S, Resendes R, Ramos JA, Cunha RT (2014) Genetic diversity and morphological variation of the common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) in the Azores. Journal of Avian Biology, 45: 167-178.
Sousa RM, Rosa JS, Cunha A, Fernandes-Ferreira M (2014) Activity of Anethum graveolens,Foeniculum vulgare,Petroselinum crispumandCuminum cyminumessential oils and volatile compounds against the freshwater snailRadix peregra(Lymnaeae). Planta Medica, 80(16): 1498-1499.
Torres P, da Cunha RT, Maia R, Rodrigues AdS (2014) Trophic ecology and bioindicator potential of the North Atlantic tope shark. Science of the Total Environment, 481: 574-581.
Ávila SP, Sigwart J (2013) New records for the shallow-water chiton fauna (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) of the Azores (NE Atlantic). ZooKeys, 312: 23-38.
Bashmachnikov I, Loureiro CM, Martins A (2013) Topographically induced circulation patterns and mixing over Condor seamount. Deep Sea Research, Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 98(A): 38-51.
Bateman RM, Rudall PJ, Moura M (2013) Systematic revision of Platanthera in the Azorean archipelago: not one but three species, including one of Europe’s rarest orchids. PeerJ.
Bentz J, Dearden P, Calado H (2013) Strategies for marine wildlife tourism in small islands – the case of the Azores. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 65, 2013.
Calado H, Bentz J (2013) The Portuguese Maritime Spatial Plan. Marine Policy, 42: 325-333.
Cameron RAD, Triantis KA, Parent CE, Guilhaumon F, Alonso MR, Ibáñez M, Martins AMF, Ladle RJ, Whittaker RJ (2013) Snails on oceanic islands: testing the general dynamic model of oceanic island biogeography using linear mixed effect models. Journal of Biogeography, 40(1): 117-130.
Carmo V, Santos M, Menezes GM, Loureiro C, Lambardi P, Martins A (2013) Variability of zooplankton communities at Condor Seamount and surrounding areas, Azores (NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Research Part II, Topical Studies in Oceanography, 98(A): 63-74.
Costa H, Medeiros V, Azevedo EB, Silva L (2013) Evaluating the ecological-niche factor analysis as a modelling tool for environmental weed management in island systems. Weed Research, 53(3): 221-230.
Dionísio MA, Costa AC, Rodrigues A (2013) Heavy metal concentrations in edible barnacles exposed to natural contamination. Chemosphere, 91(4): 563–570.
Esteves AIS, Hardoim CCP, Xavier JR, Gonçalves MS, Costa R (2013) Molecular richness and biotechnological potential of bacteria cultured from Irciniidae sponges in the north-east Atlantic. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 85(3): 519-536.
García-Verdugo C, Calleja JA, Vargas P, Silva L, Moreira O, Pulido F (2013) Polyploidy and microsatellite variation in the relict tree Prunus lusitanica L.: how effective are refugia in preserving genotypic diversity of clonal taxa? Molecular Ecology, 22(6): 1546-1557.
Gil A, Lobo A, Abadi M, Silva L, Calado H (2013) Mapping invasive woody plants in Azores Protected Areas by using high-resolution multispectral imagery. European Journal of Remote Sensing, 46: 289-304.
Gomes-Pereira JN, Marques R, Cruz MJ, Martins A (2013) The little-known Fraser’s dolpin Lagenodelphis hosei in the North Atlantic: new records and a review of distribution. Journal of Marine Biodiversity, 43(4): 321-332.
Graça AP, Bondoso J, Gaspar H, Xavier JR, Monteiro MC, de la Cruz M, Oves-Costales D, Vicente F, Lage OM (2013) Antimicrobial activity of heterotrophic bacterial communities from the marine sponge Erylus discophorus (Astrophorida, Geodiidae). PLoS ONE, 8(11): e78922.
Harris DJ, Ferreira AF, Martins AMDF (2013) High levels of mitochondrial DNA diversity within oxychilid land snails (subgenus Drouetia Gude, 1911) from São Miguel island, Azores. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 79(2): 177-182.
Harris JD, Spigonardi MP, Maia JPMC, Cunha RT (2013) Molecular Survey of Parasites in Introduced Pelophylax perezi(Ranidae) Water Frogs in the Azores. Acta Parasitologica, 58(4): 607–611.
Marcelino JAP, Silva L, Garcia PV, Weber R, Soares AO (2013) Using species spectra to evaluate plant community conservation value along a gradient of anthropogenic disturbance. Environmental Monitoring Assessment, 185(8): 6221-6233.
Marinho C, Silva N, Pombo S, Santos T, Monteiro R, Gonçalves A, Micael J, Rodrigues P, Costa A, Igrejas G, Poeta P (2013) Echinoderms from the Azores islands: An unexpected source of antibiotic resistant Enterococcus spp. andEcherichia coli isolates. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 69(1-2): 122-127.
Martins AMF, Brito CP, Backeljau T (2013) Oxychilus (Drouetia) viridescens (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Oxychilidae), a new species from Santa Maria, Açores, and a review of the subgenus. Zootaxa, 3619(3): 343-368.
Martins JM, Moreira OC, Sardos J, Maciel MGB, Silva L, Moura M (2013) Population genetics and conservation of the Azorean tree Picconia azorica. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 49: 135-143.
Meireles RP, Quartau R, Ramalho R, Madeira J, Rebelo AC, Zanon V, Ávila SP (2013) Depositional processes on oceanic island shelves – evidence from storm-generated Neogene deposits from the mid-North Atlantic. Sedimentology, 60(7): 1769-1785.
Micael J, Alves MJ, Costa AC (2013) The population dynamics of Ophidiaster ophidianus (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in the Azores, at the north­western periphery of its distribution. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 93(4): 1087–1095.
Moreira OC, Martins JM, Sardos J, Maciel MGB, Silva L, Moura M (2013) Population genetic structure and conservation of the Azorean tree Prunus azorica (Rosaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 299(9): 1737-1748.
Moura M, Silva L, Caujapé-Castells J (2013) Population genetics in the conservation of the Azorean shrub Viburnum treleasei Gand. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 299(10): 1809-1817.
NG K, Phillips MR, Calado H, Borges P, Veloso Gomes F (2013) Seeking harmony in coastal development for Small Islands: exploring Multifunctional Artificial Reefs for São Miguel Island, the Azores. Applied Geography, 44: 99-111.
Ramalho R, Quartau R, Trenhaile AS, Mitchell NC, Woodroffe CD, Ávila SP (2013) Coastal evolution on volcanic oceanic islands: A complex interplay between volcanism, erosion, sedimentation, sea-level change and biogenic production. Earth Science Reviews, 127: 140-170.
Raposeiro PM, Hughes SH, Costa AC (2013) Environmental drivers - spatial and temporal variation of macroinvertebrates communities in island streams: the case of the Azores Archipelago. Fundamental and Applied Limnology / Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 182(4): 337-350.
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Drovetski SV, Reis S, Ramos JA, Cunha RT (2013) Phylogeography and genetic diversity of the Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in the Azores islands: Evidence of a recent colonisation. Journal of Ornithology, 154(4): 889-900.
Rose MOFS, Rosa JS, Oliveira L, Cunha A, Ferreira MF (2013) Activities of Apiaceae essential oils against armyworm,Pseudaletia unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 61(32): 7661-7672.
Santos M, Moita MT, Bashmachnikov I, Menezes GM, Carmo V, Loureiro CM, Mendonça A, Silva AF, Martins A (2013) Phytoplankton variability and oceanographic conditions at Condor seamount, Azores (NE Atlantic). Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 98(A): 52-62,
Santos T, Silva N, Igrejas G, Rodrigues P, Micael J, Rodrigues T, Goncalves A, Marinho C, Goncalves D, Cunha RT, Poeta P (2013) Dissemination of antibiotic resistant Enterococcus spp. and Escherichia coli from wild birds of Azores Archipelago. Anaerobe, 24: 25-31.
Sauvage T, Payri C, Draisma SGA, Prud’homme Van Reine W, Verbruggen H, Belton G, Gurgel F, Gabriel D, Sherwood A, Fredericq S (2013) Molecular diversity of the Caulerpa racemosaCaulerpa peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Bryopsidales) in New Caledonia, with new Australasian records for C. racemosa var. cylindracea. Phycologia, 52(1): 6–13.
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