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Guidance for the Integrated Use of Hydrological, Geochemical, and Isotopic Tools in Mining Operations

Wolkersdorfer, C., Nordstrom, D.K., Beckie, R.D. et al.  This paper summarizes international state-of-the-art applications and opportunities for employing and deploying hydrological, geochemical, and isotopic tools in an integrated manner for investigations of mining operations. It is intended to aid formulation of more integrated approaches for evaluating the overall sustainability of mining projects. The focus is particularly on ...

Design of a Multipoint Cost-Effective Optical Instrument for Continuous In-Situ Monitoring of Turbidity and Sediment

Matos, T.; Faria, C.L.; Martins, M.S.; Henriques, R.; Gomes, P.A.; Goncalves, L.M.  A cost-effective optical instrument for continuous in-situ monitoring applications is presented. With a production cost in raw materials of 38 €, a power consumption of 300 A in sleep mode and 100 mA in active mode (5 ms reading), and a capacity to monitor ...

A Discussion on the Quantification and Classification of Geodiversity Indices Based on GIS Methodological Tests

Gonçalves, J., Mansur, K., Santos, D. et al.  Quantitative assessment methods are attaining special attention in geodiversity research. Procedures to map geodiversity indices have been proposed by several authors though there is no consensus on how to best apply and replicate them in diverse areas. A contribution to the quantitative mapping of geodiversity using GIS tools of ...

Improved ECMWF forecasts of direct normal irradiance: A tool for better operational strategies in concentrating solar power plants

Francisco M. Lopes, Ricardo Conceição, Hugo G. Silva, Rui Salgado, Manuel Collares-Pereira To contribute for improved operational strategies of concentrating solar power plants with accurate forecasts of direct normal irradiance, this work describes the use of several post-processing methods on numerical weather prediction. Focus is given to a multivariate regression model that uses measured irradiance values ...

Pressure drops, heat transfer coefficient, costs and power block design for direct storage parabolic trough power plants running molten salts

Telma Lopes, Thomas Fasquelle, Hugo G. Silva Direct circulation of molten salts in the solar field of parabolic trough solar power plants may be a possible breakthrough to decrease their levelized cost of electricity. While prototypes are being erected around the world, this study addresses the main concerns and changes that are related to the replacement ...

Numerical study of the seasonal thermal and gas regimes of the largest artificial reservoir in western Europe using the LAKE 2.0 model

Maksim Iakunin, Victor Stepanenko, Rui Salgado, Miguel Potes, Alexandra Penha, Maria Helena Novais, and Gonçalo Rodrigues The Alqueva reservoir (southeast of Portugal) is the largest artificial lake in western Europe and a strategic freshwater supply in the region. The reservoir is of scientific interest in terms of monitoring and maintaining the quality and quantity of water and ...

Semi-Automatization of Support Vector Machines to Map Lithium (Li) Bearing Pegmatites

Joana Cardoso-Fernandes, Ana C. Teodoro, Alexandre Lima, Encarnación Roda-Robles Machine learning (ML) algorithms have shown great performance in geological remote sensing applications. The study area of this work was the Fregeneda–Almendra region (Spain–Portugal) where the support vector machine (SVM) was employed. Lithium (Li)-pegmatite exploration using satellite data presents some challenges since pegmatites are, by nature, small, ...

The Esmolfe-Matança granite (Penalva do Castelo, central Portugal): A keystone to understand the ascent and emplacement of magmas under low tectonic stress

Ana Gonçalves, Helena Sant’ovaia, Maria dos Anjos Ribeiro, Fernando Noronha The Esmolfe–Matança ilmenite-type granite is analyzed using petrography, microstructures, anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility and microfracturing. The granite occurs in two separated bodies outcropping in distinct villages, Esmolfe and Matança, which are located in the termination of the Juzbado-Penalva do Castelo (JPCSZ) and Dúrico-Beirão (DBSZ) shear zones. ...

Geochemical Signature and Magnetic Fabric of Capinha Massif (Fundão, Central Portugal): Genesis, Emplacement and Relation with W–Sn Mineralizations

Ana Gonçalves, Helena Sant’Ovaia, Fernando Noronha The Fundão–Serra da Estrela–Capinha (FSEC) region is characterized by peraluminous to metaluminous Variscan granites intrusive in a complex and thick metasedimentary sequence. This work seeks to characterize the Capinha granite (CG), understand its spatial and genetic relationship with the host Peroviseu–Seia (PS), Belmonte–Covilhã (BC) and Fáguas granites, and evaluate its ...

Assessment of impacts on ecosystem services provided by geodiversity in highly urbanised areas: A case study of the Taubaté Basin, Brazil

Fernanda Coyado Reverte, Maria da Glória Motta Garcia, JoséBrilha, Alan Uchoa Pellejero This work presents a method to identify, to evaluate and to quantify the losses of the offer of ecosystem services provided by geodiversity, using as a case study the Taubaté Basin region, a highly urbanized portion of southeastern São Paulo State, Brazil. Our method ...

Landscapes and Landforms of the Beira Baixa Region (Sarzedas–Monfortinho, Eastern Central Mainland Portugal)

Pedro P. Cunha, António A. Martins, Alberto Gomes, David R. Bridgland The Beira Baixa is a low-relief region that is transitional between the Portuguese Central Range and the South Portugal Planation Surface. The main regional geomorphological unit is a planation surface cut on the phylites/metagreywackes of the basement, locally with granite inselbergs and quartzite ridges. Tectonic landforms are ...

Terras de Cavaleiros Geopark: A UNESCO Global Geopark

Diamantino Insua Pereira, Paulo Pereira The Terras de Cavaleiros Geopark (TCG), a UNESCO Global Geopark, is located in Northern Portugal and is established on rare and unique geological, scenic, ecological and cultural values. The most significant geological value is related to the most complete sequence of Pre-Mesozoic allochthonous geological units in NW Iberia. The Vilariça fault is ...

Geoconservation in Portugal with Emphasis on the Geomorphological Heritage

José Brilha, Paulo Pereira Geoconservation in Portugal has been gaining importance, particularly during the last decade. The inventory of geosites with international and national scientific relevance is now complete, and the national legislation concerning nature conservation includes the management of geoheritage. Forty-three per cent of the inventoried geosites are geomorphosites, showing the importance of this type of ...

The Geomorphological Landscape of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

  Diamantino Insua Pereira, Paulo Pereira The Geomorphological Landscape of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro The main geomorphological features of the eastern part of the Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro region are presented, namely the Iberian Meseta, the residual ridges, the Serra de Montesinho, the tectonic landforms and the Douro River incision. The Iberian Meseta is represented by extensive plateaus shaped ...

The Granite and Glacial Landscapes of the Peneda-Gerês National Park

Paulo Pereira, Diamantino Insua Pereira The Granite and Glacial Landscapes of the Peneda-Gerês National Park Granite and glacial landforms are presented as the main geomorphological landscape features of the Peneda-Gerês National Park. The park was established in 1971 and it is the only national park and most important protected area in Portugal. The aesthetic attractiveness is supported mainly by the ...

Characterization of an Intraplate Seismogenic Zone Using Geophysical and Borehole Data: The Vila Franca de Xira Fault, Portugal

João Carvalho; Daniela Alves; João Cabral; Ranajit Ghose; José Borges; Ruben Dias; Elsa Ramalho; Bento Caldeira; João Casacão; Jaime Leote   The Vila Franca de Xira (VFX) fault is a regional fault zone located about 25 km northeast of Lisbon, affecting Neogene sediments. Recent shear‐wave seismic studies show that this complex fault zone is buried beneath Holocene sediments ...

Development of a clear-sky model to determine circumsolar irradiance using widely available solar radiation data

Edgar F. M. Abreu, Paulo Canhoto, Maria João Costa Accurate assessment of the solar irradiance reaching the absorber of concentrating solar power (CSP) systems is crucial for accurate energy generation estimates as well as for power plants design and operation. Due to a larger aperture angle, direct normal irradiance (DNI) measurements taken by pyrheliometers include circumsolar ...

Assessment of Direct Normal Irradiance Forecasts Based on IFS/ECMWF Data and Observations in the South of Portugal

João Perdigão, Paulo Canhoto, Rui Salgado and Maria João Costa Assessment of Direct Normal Irradiance Forecasts Based on IFS/ECMWF Data and Observations in the South of Portugal Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) predictions obtained from the Integrated Forecasting System of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (IFS/ECMWF) were compared against ground-based observational data for one location at ...

A Discussion on the Quantification and Classification of Geodiversity Indices Based on GIS Methodological Tests

Jéssica Gonçalves, Kátia Mansur, Daniel Santos, Renato Henriques & Paulo Pereira A Discussion on the Quantification and Classification of Geodiversity Indices Based on GIS Methodological Tests Quantitative assessment methods are attaining special attention in geodiversity research. Procedures to map geodiversity indices have been proposed by several authors though there is no consensus on how to best apply and ...

Mapping occupational health risk factors in the primary sector—A novel supervised machine learning and Area-to-Point Poisson kriging approach

S.Gerassis, C.Boente, M.T.D.Albuquerque. M.M.Ribeiro, A.Abad, J.Taboada   Mapping occupational health risk factors in the primary sector—A novel supervised machine learning and Area-to-Point Poisson kriging approach Workers around the world spend nearly a quarter of their time at work Occupational health is gaining great importance due to the profound impact on people long term health. The health status of ...

Study of the PGV, Strong Motion and Intensity Distribution of the February 1969 (Ms 8.0) Offshore Cape St. Vincent (Portugal) Earthquake Using Synthetic Ground Velocities

C. Pro, E. Buforn, A. Udías, J. Borges & C. S. Oliveira (2020). Study of the PGV, Strong Motion and Intensity Distribution of the February 1969 (Ms 8.0) Offshore Cape St. Vincent (Portugal) Earthquake Using Synthetic Ground Velocities. Pure and Applied Geophysics (2020) Study of the PGV, Strong Motion and Intensity Distribution of the February ...

Spatial and Temporal Variation of Aerosol and Water Vapour Effects on Solar Radiation in the Mediterranean Basin during the Last Two Decades

Maria A. Obregón, Maria João Costa, Ana Maria Silva, Antonio Serrano Spatial and Temporal Variation of Aerosol and Water Vapour Effects on Solar Radiation in the Mediterranean Basin during the Last Two Decades This study aims to calculate and analyse the spatial and temporal variation of aerosol optical thickness (AOT) and precipitable water vapour (PWV) and their ...

Lightning modelling for the research of forest fire ignition in Portugal

Flavio Tiago Couto, Maksim Iakunin, Rui Salgado, Paulo Pinto, Tânia Viegas, Jean-Pierre Pinty   Lightning modelling for the research of forest fire ignition in Portugal The study aims to assess the applicability of the current Meso-NH electrical scheme (CELLS) in the investigation of forest fire ignition. Therefore, the challenge is to diagnose cloud-to-ground (CG) lightning at 1 km spatial ...

Guidance for the Integrated Use of Hydrological, Geochemical, and Isotopic Tools in Mining Operations

Christian Wolkersdorfer, Darrell Kirk Nordstrom, Roger Daniel Beckie, Daniel S. Cicerone, Trevor Elliot, Mansour Edraki, Teresa Valente, Silvia Cristina Alves França, Pramod Kumar, Ricardo Andrés Oyarzún Lucero & Albert Soler i Gil  Guidance for the Integrated Use of Hydrological, Geochemical, and Isotopic Tools in Mining Operations This paper summarizes international state-of-the-art applications and opportunities for employing and ...

Methodological approach for mineralogical characterization of tailings from a Cu(Au,Ag) skarn type deposit using QEMSCAN (Quantitative Evaluation of Minerals by Scanning Electron Microscopy)

K.Guanira, T.M.Valente, C.A.Ríos, O.M.Castellanos, L.Salazar, D.Lattanzi, P. Jaime Methodological approach for mineralogical characterization of tailings from a Cu(Au,Ag) skarn type deposit using QEMSCAN (Quantitative Evaluation of Minerals by Scanning Electron Microscopy) Skarn type deposits are important potential resources for Cu, Au, and Ag as well as other strategic metals, which require accurate characterization of the mineralogy, texture ...

Photosynthetic pigments in acid mine drainage: Seasonal patterns and associations with stressful abiotic characteristics

Patrícia Gomes, Teresa Valente, Dulce Geraldo, Catarina Ribeiro Photosynthetic pigments in acid mine drainage: Seasonal patterns and associations with stressful abiotic characteristics Acid mine drainage represents an extreme type of water pollution. The environments develop especial hydrochemical and ecological characteristics, such as high concentrations of acidity and low biodiversity, with dominance of acidophilic organisms. Ecological criteria are assuming increasing relevance ...

Predicting ore content throughout a machine learning procedure – An Sn-W enrichment case study

C.Iglesias, I.M.H.R.Antunes, M.T.D.Albuquerque, J.Martínez, J.Taboada Predicting ore content throughout a machine learning procedure – An Sn-W enrichment case study The distribution patterns of trace elements are very useful for predicting mineral deposits occurrence. Machine learning techniques were used for the computation of adequate models in trace elements’ prediction. The main subject of this research is the definition of an adequate model ...

Inventory and Quantitative Assessment of Geosites in Rabat-Tiflet Region (North Western Morocco): Preliminary Study to Evaluate the Potential of the Area to Become a Geopark

Sakina Mehdiou, Hassan El Hadi, Abdelfatah Tahiri, José Brilha, Hind El Haibi & Mounia Tahiri  Inventory and Quantitative Assessment of Geosites in Rabat-Tiflet Region (North Western Morocco): Preliminary Study to Evaluate the Potential of the Area to Become a Geopark The Rabat-Tiflet area (north-western Morocco) has a complex geological setting and a high geodiversity, two reasons that justify ...

Detecting Lithium (Li) Mineralizations from Space: Current Research and Future Perspectives

Joana Cardoso-Fernandes, Ana C. Teodoro, Alexandre Lima, Mônica Perrotta, Encarnación Roda-Robles   Detecting Lithium (Li) Mineralizations from Space: Current Research and Future Perspectives Optical and thermal remote sensing data have been an important tool in geological exploration for certain deposit types. However, the present economic and technological advances demand the adaptation of the remote sensing data and image processing ...

Techno-economic evaluation of the Portuguese PV and energy storage residential applications

Ana Foles, Luís Fialho, Manuel Collares-Pereira   Techno-economic evaluation of the Portuguese PV and energy storage residential applications In the residential sector, energy micro-generation and its intelligent management have been creating novel energy market models, considering new concepts of energy usage and distribution, in which the prosumer has an active role in the energy generation and its self-consumption. ...

Temporal and Spatial Variations of Secchi Depth and Diffuse Attenuation Coefficient from Sentinel-2 MSI over a Large Reservoir

Gonçalo Rodrigues, Miguel Potes, Maria João Costa, Maria Helena Novais, Alexandra Marchã Penha, Rui Salgado, Maria Manuela Morais   Temporal and Spatial Variations of Secchi Depth and Diffuse Attenuation Coefficient from Sentinel-2 MSI over a Large Reservoir The Alqueva reservoir (South of Portugal) in the Guadiana river basin constitutes the most important water resource in southern Portugal ...

Benthic diatom community dynamics in Mediterranean intermittent streams: Effects of water availability and their potential as indicators of dry-phase ecological status

Maria Helena Novais, Eduardo A. Morales, Alexandra Marchã Penha, Miguel Potes, Agnès Bouchez, Amélie Barthès, Maria João Costa, Rui Salgado, Jorge Santos, Manuela Morais. Benthic diatom community dynamics in Mediterranean intermittent streams: Effects of water availability and their potential as indicators of dry-phase ecological status. The study of intermittent rivers is a critical and timely issue due to their worldwide increase, triggered by several causes ...

Prasinophyte bloom and putative fungi abundance near the Kačák event (Middle Devonian) from the Odivelas Limestone, Southwest Iberia

Gil Machado, Ladislav Slavík, Noel Moreira, Paulo Emanuel Fonseca Prasinophyte bloom and putative fungi abundance near the Kačák event (Middle Devonian) from the Odivelas Limestone, Southwest Iberia The Kačák Event is one of the several prominent Devonian climatic and biotic perturbations with a supra-regional to global extent. Its record can be traced in the litho- and biostratigraphy of uppermost Eifelian-lowermost Givetian strata ...

Assessment of Geodiversity in the Southern Part of the Central Iberian Zone (Jaén Province): Usefulness for Delimiting and Managing Natural Protected Areas

A. Fernández, T. Fernández, D. I. Pereira, L. M. Nieto, Assessment of Geodiversity in the Southern Part of the Central Iberian Zone (Jaén Province): Usefulness for Delimiting and Managing Natural Protected Areas To explore the relationship between geodiversity and borders of natural protected areas, we studied the northern part of Jaén Province (southern Spain), where the southern sector of the Central Iberian ...

Best Practices and Constraints in Geopark Management: Comparative Analysis of Two Spanish UNESCO Global Geoparks

Thais S. Canesin, José Brilha, Enrique Díaz-Martínez, Best Practices and Constraints in Geopark Management: Comparative Analysis of Two Spanish UNESCO Global Geoparks Spain is an international reference for geoparks and geoconservation polices, and it is the second country in the world with the highest number of UNESCO Global Geoparks (UGGps), after China. Additionally, Spain was one of the four countries ...

The Role of UNESCO Global Geoparks in Promoting Geosciences Education for Sustainability

Maria Manuela Catana, José B. Brilha. The Role of UNESCO Global Geoparks in Promoting Geosciences Education for Sustainability. Following the establishment in 2000 of the first geoparks, the role of UNESCO Global Geoparks (UGGps) in geoscience education for sustainability needs to be characterized and understood. This is particularly relevant because education is one of the three main pillars of UGGps. ...

Numerical study of the seasonal thermal and gas regimes of the large artificial reservoir in Western Europe using LAKE2.0 model

Iakunin, M., Stepanenko, V., Salgado, R., Potes, M., Penha, A., Novais, M. H., and Rodrigues, G. The Alqueva reservoir (southeast of Portugal) being the largest artificial lake in Western Europe and strategic freshwater supply in the region is of scientific interest in terms of monitoring and maintaining the quality and quantity of water and its impact ...

Spatial and temporal dynamics of irrigation water quality under drought conditions in a large reservoir in Southern Portugal

Tomaz, A., Palma, P., Fialho, S., Lima, A., Alvarenga, P., Potes, M., Salgado, R., 2020: Spatial and temporal dynamics of irrigation water quality under drought conditions in a large reservoir in Southern Portugal. Environ Monit Assess 192, 93. Water is a scarce resource in the Mediterranean region where adverse climatic conditions promoting water shortages tend ...

Pharmaceuticals in a Mediterranean Basin: The influence of temporal and hydrological patterns in environmental risk assessment

Palma, P., S. Fialho, A. Lima, M. H. Novais, M. J. Costa, N. Montemurro, S.Pérez, M. Lopez de Alda, 2020: Pharmaceuticals in a Mediterranean Basin: The influence of temporal and hydrological patterns in environmental risk assessment, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 709. Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment is nowadays a well-established issue that ...

Public Understanding on Geoconservation Strategies at the Passagem das Pedras Geosite, Paraíba (Brazil): Contribution to the Rio do Peixe Geopark Proposal

Wellington Francisco Sá dos Santos; Ismar de Souza Carvalho; José Brilha. The Rio do Peixe basin, which is developed during the Lower Cretaceous, consists of the Sousa, Uiraúna-Brejo das Freiras, Pombal and Vertentes sub-basins. They have abundant ichnofauna represented by dinosaur tracks of theropods, sauropods and ornithopods, these being the main objects of geological heritage in the region. The majority of palaeontological sites ...

Opinion: To advance sustainable stewardship, we must document not only biodiversity but geodiversity

Opinion: To advance sustainable stewardship, we must document not only biodiversity but geodiversity

Franziska Schrodt, Joseph J. Bailey, W. Daniel Kissling, Kenneth F. Rijsdijk, Arie C. Seijmonsbergen, Derk van Ree, Jan Hjort, Russell S. Lawley, Christopher N. Williams, Mark G. Anderson, Paul Beier, Pieter van Beukering, Doreen S. Boyd, José Brilha, Luis Carcavilla, Kyla M. Dahlin, Joel C. Gill, John E. Gordon, Murray Gray, Mike Grundy, Malcolm L. ...

The unprecedented 2017–2018 stratospheric smoke event: decay phase and aerosol properties observed with the EARLINET

Baars, H., Ansmann, A., Ohneiser, K., Haarig, M., Engelmann, R., Althausen, D., Hanssen, I., Gausa, M., Pietruczuk, A., Szkop, A., Stachlewska, I. S., Wang, D., Reichardt, J., Skupin, A., Mattis, I., Trickl, T., Vogelmann, H., Navas-Guzmán, F., Haefele, A., Acheson, K., Ruth, A. A., Tatarov, B., Müller, D., Hu, Q., Podvin, T., Goloub, P., Veselovskii, ...

Combined experimental and numerical determination of the asymmetry factor of scattering phase functions in porous volumetric solar receivers

Germilly Barreto, Paulo Canhoto, Manuel Collares-Pereira. Modelling of solar radiation propagation and absorption in porous media is a crucial part in the modelling of porous volumetric receivers in concentrated solar power (CSP) plants. The radiative properties of the porous media should be known in detail for accurate receiver modelling. In this work, an experimental study and ...

Variscan Magmatism

Ribeiro, M. L., Castro, A., Almeida, A., Menéndez, L. G., Jesus, A., Lains, J. A., Lopes, J. C., Martins, H. C. B., Mata, J. C., Mateus, A., Moita, P., Neiva, A. M. N., Ribeiro, M. A., Santos, J. F., Solá, A. R.. (2019) Variscan Magmatism. In: Quesada C., Oliveira J. (eds) The Geology of Iberia: ...

Emplacement mechanism of Caria-Vila da Ponte Pluton (Northern Portugal): Building and internal magmatic record

Gonçalves, A., Sant’Ovaia, H., Noronha, F., 2019. Emplacement mechanism of Caria-Vila da Ponte Pluton (Northern Portugal): Building and internal magmatic record. J Struc Geol 124, 91-111. The late to post-tectonic biotite granites from Caria–Vila da Ponte area were studied for their mineralogical, microstructural and petrophysical standpoint using anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility coupled to petrography and scanning electron ...

Predicted direct solar radiation (ECMWF) for optimized operational strategies of linear focus parabolic-trough systems

Lopes, F., R. Conceição, T. Fasquelle, H. G. Silva, R. Salgado, P. Canhoto, M. Collares-Pereira: Predicted direct solar radiation (ECMWF) for optimized operational strategies of linear focusparabolic-trough systems, Renewable Energy. Day-ahead forecasts of direct normal irradiance (DNI) from the Integrated Forecasting System (IFS), the global model of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), are ...

EARLINET evaluation of the CATS Level 2 aerosol backscatter coefficient product

Proestakis, E., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Binietoglou, I., Ansmann, A., Wandinger, U., Hofer, J., Yorks, J., Nowottnick, E., Makhmudov, A., Papayannis, A., Pietruczuk, A., Gialitaki, A., Apituley, A., Szkop, A., Muñoz Porcar, C., Bortoli, D., Dionisi, D., Althausen, D., Mamali, D., Balis, D., Nicolae, D., Tetoni, E., Liberti, G. L., Baars, H., Mattis, I., Stachlewska, ...

Nitzschia transtagensis sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from a spring in Southern Portugal

Morales, E.A., Carlos E. Wetzel, Maria Helena Novais, M. Manuela Morais & Luc Ector (2019): Nitzschia transtagensis sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from a spring in Southern Portugal, Botany Letters. A new species of Nitzschia Hassall is described from a small spring in southern Portugal. Nitzschia transtagensis sp. nov. has a unique morphology in the Lineares section, resembling ...

Human Losses and Damage Expected in Future Earthquakes on Faial Island–Azores

Fontiela, J., Rosset, P., Wyss, M., Bezzeghoud, M., Borges, J., Cota Rodrigues, F.”, 2019: Human Losses and Damage Expected in Future Earthquakes on Faial Island–Azores, Pure and Applied Geophysics

Solar Irradiation Data Processing using estimator MatriceS (SIMS) validated for Portugal (southern Europe). Renewable Energy

Hugo Gonçalves Silva, Edgar F.M. Abreu, Francis M. Lopes, Afonso Cavaco, Paulo Canhoto, Jorge Neto, Manuel Collares-Pereira, 2020: Solar Irradiation Data Processing using estimator MatriceS (SIMS) validated for Portugal (southern Europe). Renewable Energy, Volume 147, Part 1, Pages 515-528.

Extreme, wintertime Saharan dust intrusion in the Iberian Peninsula: Lidar monitoring and evaluation of dust forecast models during the February 2017 event

Alfonso J. Fernández, Michäel Sicard, Maria J. Costa, Juan L. Guerrero-Rascado, José L. Gómez-Amo, Francisco Molero, Rubén Barragán, Sara Basart, Daniele Bortoli, Andrés E. Bedoya-Velásquez, María P. Utrillas, Pedro Salvador, María J. Granados-Muñoz, Miguel Potes, Pablo Ortiz-Amezcua, José A. Martínez-Lozano, Begoña Artíñano, Constantino Muñoz-Porcar, Rui Salgado, Roberto Román, Francesc Rocadenbosch, Vanda Salgueiro, José A. Benavent-Oltra, ...

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