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Data from: Tracking global change using lichen diversity: towards a global-scale ecological indicator

Paula Matos, Linda Geiser, Amanda Hardman, Doug Glavich, Pedro Pinho, Alice Nunes, Amadeu M. V. M. Soares, Cristina Branquinho & Amadeu M.V.M. Soares
Lichens have been used to efficiently track major drivers of global change from the local to regional scale since the beginning of the industrial revolution (sulphur dioxide) to the present (nitrogen deposition and climate change). Currently, the challenge is to universalize monitoring methodologies to compare global change drivers’ simultaneous and independent effects on ecosystems and to assess the efficacy of mitigation measures. Because two protocols are now used at a continental scale North America (US)...

Data from: Multiple processes drive genetic structure of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) populations across spatial scales

Francine Kershaw, Inês Carvalho, Jacqueline Loo, Cristina Pomilla, Peter B. Best, Ken P. Findlay, Salvatore Cerchio, Tim Collins, Marcia H. Engel, Gianna Minton, Peter Ersts, Jaco Barendse, P. G. H. Kotze, Yvette Razafindrakoto, Solange Ngouessono, Michael Meӱer, Meredith Thornton & Howard C. Rosenbaum
Elucidating patterns of population structure for species with complex life histories, and disentangling the processes driving such patterns, remains a significant analytical challenge. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) populations display complex genetic structures that have not been fully resolved at all spatial scales. We generated a data set of nuclear markers for 3,575 samples spanning the seven breeding stocks and substocks found in the South Atlantic and western and northern Indian Oceans. For the total sample,...

Data from: Faster migration in autumn than in spring: seasonal migration patterns and non-breeding distribution of Icelandic Whimbrels Numenius phaeopus islandicus

Camilo Carneiro, Tómas G. Gunnarsson & José A. Alves
Migration is fundamental in the life of many birds and entails significant energetic and time investments. Given the importance of arrival time in the breeding area and the relatively short period available to reproduce (particularly at high latitudes), it is expected that birds reduce spring migration duration to a greater extent than autumn migration, assuming that pressure to arrive into the wintering area might be relaxed. This has previously been shown for several avian groups,...

Photoinhibition of photosystem II in Phytoplankton: Processes and patterns

Douglas Campbell & João Serôdio
All the diverse lineages of phytoplankters use conserved Photosystem II complexes to mediate photochemical extraction of electrons from water, with concomitant release of oxygen. Photosystem II suffers light-dependent photoinactivation through multiple mechanisms, which is in turn countered by protein subunit removal and replacement. This cycle imposes both direct costs and also delayed opportunity costs. The effective quantum yield for photoinactivation of Photosystem II depends upon taxa, cell size, prior acclimation state, the instantaneous spectral regime...

Catálogo de parasitas e patologias do berbigão-vulgar Cerastoderma edule

Xavier de Montaudouin, Simão Correia, Rosa Freitas & Luísa Magalhães

Investigação em Educação e Responsabilidade Social

Maria Helena Araújo e Sá (coord.)

Matemática com vida

Isabel Cabrita, Vanda Santos, Teresa Neto & J. Bernardino Lopes

Energia, Mobilidade e Transportes

Margarida C. Coelho

A Evolução da Química

Isabel Malaquias & João Oliveira

Research Summit 2021- Book of Abstracts

Artur Silva & António Teixeira

Following Darwin’s footsteps: Evaluating the impact of an activity designed for elementary school students to link historically important evolution key concepts on their understanding of natural selection

Xana Sá-Pinto, Alexandre Pinto, Joana Ribeiro, Inês Sarmento, Patrícia Pessoa, Leonor L. Rodrigues, Lucía Vázquez-Ben, Evangelia Mavrikaki & Joaquim Bernardino Lopes
While several researchers have suggested that evolution should be explored from the initial years of schooling, little information is available on effective resources to enhance elementary school students’ level of understanding of evolution by natural selection (LUENS). For the present study, we designed, implemented and evaluated an educational activity planned for fourth graders to explore concepts and conceptual fields that were historically important for the discovery of natural selection. Observation field notes and students’ productions...

Market Opportunities for Octopus in the Atlantic Area

Katina Roumbedakis, Cristina Pita & Graham J. Pierce

4th International Conference on Nanomaterials Science and Mechanical Engineering - Book of Abstracts

Igor Bdikin, Gil Alberto Batista Gonçalves & Raul Simões

OIKOS: Design for Ecosystemic Spaces

Fátima Pombo, Vasco Branco, Heitor Alvelos, Paula Tavares & Helena Barbosa

Data From: Fit and fatty freshwater fish: Contrasting polyunsaturated fatty acid phenotypes between hybridizing stickleback lineages

Cameron Hudson, Nemiah Ladd, Miguel Leal, Carsten Schubert, Ole Seehausen & Blake Matthews
Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids are biologically important lipids that are unevenly distributed between and throughout environments. This heterogeneity can affect the evolution of metabolic processes, as populations adapt to the resource landscape that they encounter. Here, we compare fatty acid phenotypes of stickleback over two time scales of evolutionary divergence: between two lineages with different metabolic capacities for fatty acid synthesis (i.e. different copy number of the fatty acid desaturase gene; FADS2) that independently colonized...

miOne World - 1st International Conference on Online Social Environments for Active Ageing

Sónia Ferreira, Liliana Costa, Tânia Ribeiro, Cláudia Ortet & Francisco Regalado

Mitochondrial genome sequencing of marine leukemias reveals cancer contagion between clam species in the Seas of Southern Europe

Daniel Garcia-Souto, Seila Diaz-Costas, Alicia L Bruzos, Sara Rocha, Camila F Roman-Lewis, Juana Alonso, Rosana Rodriguez, Rodríguez-Castro Jorge, Antonio Villanueva, Luis Silva, Jose Maria Valencia, Giovanni Annona, Andrea Tarallo, Fernando Ricardo, Ana Bratos-Cetinic, David Posada, Juan Jose Pasantes & Jose MC Tubio
Clonally transmissible cancers are tumour lineages that are transmitted between individuals via the transfer of living cancer cells. In marine bivalves, leukemia-like transmissible cancers, called hemic neoplasias, have demonstrated the ability to infect individuals from different species. We performed whole-genome sequencing in eight V. verrucosa clams that were diagnosed with hemic neoplasia, from two sampling points located more than 1,000 nautical miles away in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea Coasts of Spain. Mitochondrial...

SIKE - Effecting change

Gonçalo Gomes

An Actionable Guide to Creating Educational Escape Rooms: Handbook

Marta Ferreira Dias

6th Annual Conference of the Portuguese Association of Energy Economics (APEEN) – Book of Abstracts

Mara Madaleno, Margarita Robaina, Marta Ferreira Dias & Daniel Magueta

Gamers4Nature - Primeira Conferência Sobre Jogos Digitais e Consciencialização Ambiental: Livro de Resumos

Pedro Beça, Mónica Aresta & Ana Isabel Veloso

TEchMA2022 – 5th International Conference on Technologies for the Wellbeing and Sustainable Manufacturing Solutions: Book of abstracts

António Pereira, Paula Marques, Margarida Coelho, António Completo & Fernando Neto

Cocriação de experiências turísticas acessíveis: conceitos, ferramentas e aplicações

Celeste Eusébio, Leonor Teixeira, Maria João Carneiro, Joana Alves & Pedro Teixeira

CIDTFF Social Responsibility Strategy

Maria Helena Araújo e Sá, Manuela Gonçalves, Susana Ambrósio & Ana Varela

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