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  • publication . Article . 2013
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    Authors:
    Cathy Kurz Besson; Raquel Lobo-do-Vale; Maria Lucília Rodrigues; Pedro Almeida; Alastair Herd; Olga M. Grant; T. S. David; Markus Schmidt; Denis Otieno; Trevor F. Keenan; ...
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    Publisher: Elsevier
    Project: FCT | SFRH/BPD/47021/2008 (SFRH/BPD/47021/2008)

    a b s t r a c t This study details the physiological responses of cork oak (Quercus suber L.) to manipulated water inputs. Treatments named as dry, ambient and wet, which received 80, 100 and 120% of the annual precipitation, respectively, were applied to a Mediterranea...

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  • publication . Article . 2011
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    Authors:
    Stephan Unger; Cristina Máguas; João Pereira; T. S. David; Christiane Werner;
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    A transient increase in soil carbon dioxide efflux after rewetting of previously dry soils, termed the Birch effect, can significantly influence the ecosystem carbon balance. This has generally been related to increased soil microbial respiration in response to a tempor...

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  • publication . Article . 2011
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    Authors:
    Abel Rodrigues; G. Pita; João Mateus; Cathy Kurz-Besson; Miguel Casquilho; Sofia Cerasoli; Alberto Azevedo Gomes; João Pereira;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV
    Project: FCT | PTDC/AGR-CFL/69733/2006 (69733), FCT | PPCDT/CLI/60006/2004 (82505)

    Available at ScienceDirect This paper reports on results from eddy covariance measurements of carbon uptake and evapotranspiration in the eucalypt site of Espirra in Southern Portugal (38◦38 N, 8◦36 W). This site was included in the “Carboeurope” European network and is...

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  • publication . Article . 2006
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    Authors:
    António C. Ribeiro; J. Paulo Melo-Abreu; Richard L. Snyder;
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    Abstract Research has shown that wind machines are more effective under conditions of strong thermal inversions. Quantitative relationships between the level of protection and inversion strength, however, are not well known, and there are few reports on the effect of fa...

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  • publication . Article . 2013
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    Authors:
    Joana Vieira; Sergio Rossi; Filipe Campelo; Helena Freitas; Cristina Nabais;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV
    Project: FCT | PTDC/AAC-AMB/111675/2009 (111675), FCT | SFRH/BD/48089/2008 (SFRH/BD/48089/2008)

    High resolution measurements of stem diameter variation can provide valuable information on the growth process as well as the tree water status. This study investigates the hourly variations in stem radial increment of maritime pine growing on the west coast of Portugal...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Authors:
    Tomás Calheiros; João Pedro Nunes; Mário Pereira;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract The weather is an important driver of the wildfire incidence because it strongly influences fuel availability and flammability. In the Mediterranean climate, the spatial and temporal patterns of fire weather present high variability, which help to understand th...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
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    Authors:
    Flora Ferreira-Leite; Nuno Ganho; António Bento-Gonçalves; Filipe Botelho;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    This work was co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the COMPETE 2020 Operational Programe Competitiveness and Internationalization (POCI) and national funds by FCT under the POCI-01-0145-FEDER-006891 project (FCT Ref: UID/ GEO 04084/2013).

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  • publication . Article . 2017
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    Authors:
    Joana Vieira; Cristina Nabais; Sergio Rossi; Ana Amélia Amorim Carvalho; Helena Freitas; Filipe Campelo;
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    Project: FCT | EXPL/AAG-GLO/1885/2013 (134910)

    Abstract Drought frequency and intensity are expected to increase in the Mediterranean basin with unforeseen impacts on forest ecosystems. In this study, we investigated the effect of a rain exclusion experiment on the growth dynamics of adult maritime pine trees. The r...

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