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    • A decade of time series as produced by multiparametric ecological monitoring at the OBSEA 

      Francescangeli, Marco; Falahzadeh, Ahmad; Fornós Bautista, Andreu; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Chatzievangelou, Damianos; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Marini, Simone; Aguzzi, Jacopo (SARTI, 2021)
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      All biological processes, from molecular to physiology and behavioural, are essential for organisms to regulate their survival in response to the environment (e.g., irradiance and temperature) and to intra- or inter- specifc ...
    • Alternative crops as a tool for improvement of biodiversity in crop rotation 

      Bavec, Franc (2012-06-13)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
    • Are environmental pollution and biodiversity levels associated to the spread and mortality of COVID-19? A four-month global analysis 

      Fernández Martínez, Daniel; Giné Vázquez, Iago; Liu, Ivy; Yucel, Recai; Nai Ruscone, Marta; Morena, Marianthi; García Fernández, Víctor Gerardo; Haro, Josep Maria; Pan, William; Tyrovolas, Stefanos (2021-02-15)
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      On March 12th, 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. The collective impact of environ-mental and ecosystem factors, as well as biodiversity, on the spread of COVID-19 and its mortalityevolution remain empirically ...
    • Arquitetura da paisagem: biodiversidade no paisagismo produtivo como meio sustentável em corredores ecológicos urbanos 

      Müller, A.N. (Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade de Lisboa / Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie de São Paulo / Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas / Grup de Recerca en Urbanisme de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Academia de Escolas de Arquitectura e Urbanismo de Língua Portugues, 2020-06)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Este trabalho intenta analisar a conexão entre remanescentes florestais de bioma do Cerrado brasileiro com Corredores Ecológicos, pretendendo a manutenção ou aumento da Biodiversidade nos centros urbanos, considerando o ...
    • La biodiversitat: una propietat de la naturalesa per poder entendre-la millor 

      Mayor Farguell, Xavier (2010-11-15)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
      Sovint tenim una visió de la natura estàtica, quasi mecànica. I no és així. El suposat equilibri de la natura de la qual tant ens parlen no existeix. Si alguna propietat té la natura és la de ser dinàmica. Una expressió ...
    • Biodiversity and quality of public spaces: preliminary study for a common set of indicators 

      Potter, K.; Silva, M. Matos (Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade de Lisboa / Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie de São Paulo / Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas / Grup de Recerca en Urbanisme de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Academia de Escolas de Arquitectura e Urbanismo de Língua Portugues, 2020-06)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper is part of a PhD study in Urbanism at the Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa). Cities are rich in biodiversity, regardless of geographical location or altitude. Some are even located within or near biodiversity ...
    • Cabled video-observatory monitoring of seasonal rhythms in a Mediterranean coastal fish community 

      Condal, Fernando; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Sardà Amills, Francesc; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Cadena Muñoz, Francisco Javier; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (2020-11-19)
      Research report
      Open Access
      The obtention of time series in the structure and biodiversity of marine populations is of great interest in spite of increasing anthropic perturbations of direct type (e.g. fishing or littering) or of more indirect nature ...
    • La ciència en primera persona: biodiversitat i avifauna: l'anellament cienífic d'aus 

      Montalvo Porro, Tomás (2010-11-17)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
      Amb aquesta ponència es pretén posar de manifest la importància de l'anellament científic d'ocells com a eina per conèixer la biodiversitat d'un ambient específic. Concretament s'aprofundirà en el coneixement que dóna ...
    • Complexity and dynamics of the winemaking bacterial communities in berries, musts, and wines from apulian grape cultivars through time and space 

      Marzano, Marinella; Fosso, Bruno; Manzari, Caterina; Grieco, Francesco; Intranuovo, Marianna; Cozzi, Giuseppe; Mulè, Giuseppina; Scioscia, Gaetano; Valiente Feruglio, Gabriel Alejandro; Tullo, Apollonia; Sbisa, Elisabetta; Pesole, Graziano; Santamaria, Monica (2016-06-14)
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      Currently, there is very little information available regarding the microbiome associated with the wine production chain. Here, we used an amplicon sequencing approach based on high-throughput sequencing (HTS) to obtain a ...
    • El frágil equilibrio de los paisajes costeros: el litoral del Agro Pontino 

      Rossi, Francesca; Brosco, Virginia (DUOT, UPC, 2020-09-28)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      En Italia, los procesos de metropolización y consumo indiscriminado de suelos han tenido efectos negativos que afectan a más de la mitad de la superficie nacional y, en particular, a las áreas más utilizables en términos ...
    • Integración ambiental y diseño de un ecoducto en la Línea de Alta Velocidad Nogales de Pisuerga-Reinosa 

      Chirivella Colosso, Javier Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Espanya és el país europeu amb més gran biodiversitat; més del 50% de totes les espècies del continent es troben en aquest país. Malgrat això, moltes de les nacions del centre i el nord d’Europa tenen mesures molt millors ...
    • Learning from Enna Bassa : the città diffusa in the definition of a third landscape 

      Fuertes Pérez, Pere (2018-06)
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      Open Access
      The città diffusa defined and characterised by Francesco Indovina (1990) as an urbanized territory where a great variety of functions and dispersed services is present, differs essentially from other low-density settlements ...
    • Maximum-likelihood estimation of the geometric niche preemption model 

      Graffelman, Jan (2021-12)
      Article
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      The geometric series or niche preemption model is an elementary ecological model in biodiversity studies. The preemption parameter of this model is usually estimated by regression or iteratively by using May’s equation. ...
    • Metagenomic mining for esterases in the microbial community of Los Rueldos acid mine drainage formation 

      Vidal, Paula; Martínez Martínez, Mónica; Fernandez Lopez, Laura; Roda, Sergi; Méndez García, Celia; Golyshina, Olga V.; Guallar, Victor; Pelaez, Ana Isabel; Ferrer, Manuel (Frontiers Media, 2022-05)
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      Acid mine drainage (AMD) systems are extremely acidic and are metal-rich formations inhabited by relatively low-complexity communities of acidophiles whose enzymes remain mostly uncharacterized. Indeed, enzymes from only ...
    • Preliminary results of the OBSEA Citizen Science project 

      Bghiel, Ikram; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Hidalgo Castro, Alberto; Toma, Daniel; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio; Aguzzi, Jacopo (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, the Citizen Science experience with the OBSEA costal-cabled video observatory, deployed in western Mediterranean [1] is presented. A local biodiversity survey is being conducted by citizens as generic ...
    • Replantació de Posidònia Oceànica a Catalunya: Estudi d'una Estratègia de Mitigació i Adaptació al Canvi Climàtic 

      Balfegó Brull, Manel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Lo treball se basa en una investigació teòrica i pràctica de la replantació de posidonia oceanica com una eina viable i eficient per la mitigació i adaptació del canvi climàtic a Catalunya. La posidònia aporta molts serveis ...
    • Short-Term forecasting of photovoltaic power in an isolated area of Ecuador using deep learning techniques 

      Guanoluisa Pineda, Richard; Ibarra, Alexander; Arcos Aviles, Diego Gustavo; Martínez, Wilmar; Motoasca, Emilia; Guinjoan Gispert, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In Ecuador, electricity generation is mainly covered by renewable energy sources that feed the National Interconnected System (NIS). Its economical price means that the installation of systems based on non-conventional ...
    • The attractiveness of five common mediterranean weeds to pollinators 

      Morrison, Jane; Izquierdo Figarola, Jordi; Hernández Plaza, Eva; Gonzalez Andujar, Jose Luis (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-07-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Concerns about a global decline in pollinators have called for more knowledge about the factors influencing wild pollinator abundance and diversity in agroecosystems. Agricultural intensification has been identified as the ...
    • The era of reference genomes in conservation genomics 

      Formenti, Giulio; Theissinger, Kathrin; Fernandes, Carlos; Bista, Iliana; Bombarely, Aureliano (Cell Press, 2022-01)
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      Progress in genome sequencing now enables the large-scale generation of reference genomes. Various international initiatives aim to generate reference genomes representing global biodiversity. These genomes provide unique ...
    • The role of field margins in supporting wild bees in Mediterranean cereal agroecosystems: Which biotic and abiotic factors are important? 

      Jane, Morrison; Izquierdo Figarola, Jordi; Hernández-Plaza, Eva; Gonzalez Andujar, Jose Luis (2017-09-01)
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      Agricultural field margins are often recommended as a cost-effective and efficient method for wild bee conservation, in response to the threat imposed by global pollinator declines as a result of intensive agricultural ...