Luís Filipe Sanches Fernandes Integrated Member

BIO

Name: Luís Filipe Sanches Fernandes

Aggregation: Integrated Member

Scopus author ID: 58111851600

Orcid ID: 0000-0002-9486-7160

Ciência Vitae: 101B-89B9-6B15

Email: lfilipe@utad.pt

Publications

Geomorphologic risk zoning to anticipate tailings dams' hazards: A study in the Brumadinho's mining area, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Pereira P., Fernandes L.F.S., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Pacheco F.A.L., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Pissarra T.C.T., (2024) Geomorphologic risk zoning to anticipate tailings dams' hazards: A study in the Brumadinho's mining area, Minas Gerais, Brazil Science of the Total Environment 912 (169136). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.169136.

The Modeling of a River Impacted with Tailings Mudflows Based on the Differentiation of Spatiotemporal Domains and Assessment of Water–Sediment Interactions Using Machine Learning Approaches
Moura J.P., Pacheco F.A.L., Valle Junior R.F.d., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Pissarra T.C.T., Melo M.C.d., Valera C.A., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Rolim G.d.S., (2024) The Modeling of a River Impacted with Tailings Mudflows Based on the Differentiation of Spatiotemporal Domains and Assessment of Water–Sediment Interactions Using Machine Learning Approaches Water (Switzerland) 16 (379). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w16030379.

A structural equation model of land capability and related drivers: Implications for land degradation forecasting in a tropical river basin
de Morais Fernandes G.H., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Mendes R.G., Fernandes L.F.S., Fernandes A.C.P., Pacheco F.A.L., Pissarra T.C.T., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., (2023) A structural equation model of land capability and related drivers: Implications for land degradation forecasting in a tropical river basin Land Degradation and Development 34 :1778-1794. ISSN: 1099145X. doi: 10.1002/ldr.4568.

Effect of river restoration on spawning activity of Iberian barbel (Luciobarbus bocagei)
Santos R.M.B., Boavida I., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Monteiro S.M., Jesus J.B., (2023) Effect of river restoration on spawning activity of Iberian barbel (Luciobarbus bocagei) Journal for Nature Conservation 76 (126488). doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2023.126488.

Geochemistry and contamination of sediments and water in rivers affected by the rupture of tailings dams (Brumadinho, Brazil)
Pacheco F.A.L., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Tarlé Pissarra T.C., de Souza Rolim G., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Moura J.P., Sanches Fernandes L.F., (2023) Geochemistry and contamination of sediments and water in rivers affected by the rupture of tailings dams (Brumadinho, Brazil) Applied Geochemistry 152 (105644). ISSN: 18729134. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2023.105644.

Hydrologic Response to Land Use and Land Cover Change Scenarios: An Example from the Paraopeba River Basin Based on the SWAT Model
Costa R.C.A., Santos R.M.B., Fernandes L.F.S., Carvalho de Melo M., Valera C.A., Valle Junior R.F.d., Silva M.M.A.P.d.M., Pacheco F.A.L., Pissarra T.C.T., (2023) Hydrologic Response to Land Use and Land Cover Change Scenarios: An Example from the Paraopeba River Basin Based on the SWAT Model Water (Switzerland) 15 (1451). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w15081451.

Impacts of urban sprawl in the Administrative Region of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) and measures to restore improved landscapes
Marianno de Olivera L.C., de Mendonça G.C., Araújo Costa R.C., Leite de Camargo R.A., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., Pissarra T.C.T., (2023) Impacts of urban sprawl in the Administrative Region of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) and measures to restore improved landscapes Land Use Policy 124 (106439). doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2022.106439.

Payment for Environmental Services: A critical review of schemes, concepts, and practice in Brazil
Mota P.K., da Costa A.M., Prado R.B., Fernandes L.F.S., Pissarra T.C.T., Pacheco F.A.L., (2023) Payment for Environmental Services: A critical review of schemes, concepts, and practice in Brazil Science of the Total Environment 899 (165639). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.165639.

Scenarios of environmental deterioration in the Paraopeba River, in the three years after the breach of B1 tailings dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Mendes R.G., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., de Morais Fernandes G.H., Fernandes L.F.S., Pissarra T.C.T., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Pacheco F.A.L., (2023) Scenarios of environmental deterioration in the Paraopeba River, in the three years after the breach of B1 tailings dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil) Science of the Total Environment 891 (164426). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.164426.

The Accuracy of Land Use and Cover Mapping across Time in Environmental Disaster Zones: The Case of the B1 Tailings Dam Rupture in Brumadinho, Brazil
Filho C.R.M., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Mendes R.G., de Souza Rolim G., Pissarra T.C.T., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., (2023) The Accuracy of Land Use and Cover Mapping across Time in Environmental Disaster Zones: The Case of the B1 Tailings Dam Rupture in Brumadinho, Brazil Sustainability (Switzerland) 15 (6949). ISSN: 20711050. doi: 10.3390/su15086949.

The COP27 screened through the lens of global water security
de Melo M.C., Fernandes L.F.S., Pissarra T.C.T., Valera C.A., da Costa A.M., Pacheco F.A.L., (2023) The COP27 screened through the lens of global water security Science of the Total Environment 873 (162303). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162303.

The Igarapé Weir decelerated transport of contaminated sediment in the Paraopeba River after the failure of the B1 tailings dam (Brumadinho)
Salgado Terêncio D.P., Leal Pacheco F.A., Farias do Valle Junior R., Abreu Pires de Melo Silva M.M., Tarlé Pissarra T.C., Carvalho de Melo M., Valera C.A., Sanches Fernandes L.F., (2023) The Igarapé Weir decelerated transport of contaminated sediment in the Paraopeba River after the failure of the B1 tailings dam (Brumadinho) International Journal of Sediment Research 38 :673-697. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsrc.2023.06.004.

Trends of potentially illegal deforestation over protected areas of Rio das Velhas basin, Brazil
de Oliveira A.R., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., da Costa A.M., (2023) Trends of potentially illegal deforestation over protected areas of Rio das Velhas basin, Brazil Land Degradation and Development 34 :4649-4666. ISSN: 1099145X. doi: 10.1002/ldr.4799.

Water quality predictions through linear regression - A brute force algorithm approach
P Fernandes A.C., R Fonseca A., Pacheco F.A.L., Sanches Fernandes L.F., (2023) Water quality predictions through linear regression - A brute force algorithm approach MethodsX 10 (102153). ISSN: 22150161. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2023.102153.

A framework model to determine groundwater contamination risk based on a L-Matrix of aquifer vulnerability and hazardous activity indices
Pacheco F.A.L., Lima V.H.S., Pissarra T.C.T., do Valle Junior R.F., Silva M.M.A.P.d.M., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Moura J.P., Fernandes L.F.S., (2022) A framework model to determine groundwater contamination risk based on a L-Matrix of aquifer vulnerability and hazardous activity indices MethodsX 9 (101858). ISSN: 22150161. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2022.101858.

A groundwater security model based on hydraulic turnover times and flow compartments
Pacheco F.A.L., de Melo M.C., Pissarra T.C.T., Álvarez X., Martins L.M.d.O., Fernandes A.C.P., Moura J.P., Fernandes L.F.S., (2022) A groundwater security model based on hydraulic turnover times and flow compartments MethodsX 9 (101766). ISSN: 22150161. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2022.101766.

A partial least squares-path model of causality among environmental deterioration indicators in the dry period of Paraopeba River after the rupture of B1 tailings dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Mendes R.G., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Pinheiro Fernandes A.C., Pissarra T.C.T., de Melod M.C., Valera C.A., Pacheco F.A.L., (2022) A partial least squares-path model of causality among environmental deterioration indicators in the dry period of Paraopeba River after the rupture of B1 tailings dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil) Environmental Pollution 306 (119341). ISSN: 18736424. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119341.

A partial least squares-path model of environmental degradation in the Paraopeba River, for rainy seasons after the rupture of B1 tailings dam, Brumadinho, Brazil
Mendes R.G., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., de Morais Fernandes G.H., Fernandes L.F.S., Fernandes A.C.P., Pissarra T.C.T., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Pacheco F.A.L., (2022) A partial least squares-path model of environmental degradation in the Paraopeba River, for rainy seasons after the rupture of B1 tailings dam, Brumadinho, Brazil Science of the Total Environment 851 (158248). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.158248.

Combining Multiple Biomarkers to Evaluate the Environmental Stress in Cyprinid Populations
Santos R.M.B., Cortes R.M.V., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., Varandas S.D.G.P., Monteiro S.M.V., (2022) Combining Multiple Biomarkers to Evaluate the Environmental Stress in Cyprinid Populations Sustainability (Switzerland) 14 (12596). ISSN: 20711050. doi: 10.3390/su141912596.

Prognosis of metal concentrations in sediments and water of Paraopeba River following the collapse of B1 tailings dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Pacheco F.A.L., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Pissarra T.C.T., Carvalho de Melo M., Valera C.A., Sanches Fernandes L.F., (2022) Prognosis of metal concentrations in sediments and water of Paraopeba River following the collapse of B1 tailings dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil) Science of the Total Environment 809 (151157). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151157.

Risk Assessment at the Connection from Mondim de Basto to EN210
Meretti F.S., Reis C.M., Baptista J.J.F., Fernandes L.F.S., Oliveira C., (2022) Risk Assessment at the Connection from Mondim de Basto to EN210 Studies in Systems, Decision and Control 406 :131-141. ISSN: 21984190. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-89617-1_12.

Role of Mine Tailings in the Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Phosphorus in River Water: The Case of B1 Dam Break in Brumadinho
Pissarra T.C.T., Costa R.C.A., Do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., da Costa A.M., Fernandes L.F.S., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Pacheco F.A.L., (2022) Role of Mine Tailings in the Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Phosphorus in River Water: The Case of B1 Dam Break in Brumadinho Water (Switzerland) 14 (1572). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w14101572.

Seasonal Differences in Water Pollution and Liver Histopathology of Iberian Barbel (Luciobarbus bocagei) and Douro Nase (Pseudochondrostoma duriense) in an Agricultural Watershed
Santos R.M.B., Monteiro S.M.V., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., (2022) Seasonal Differences in Water Pollution and Liver Histopathology of Iberian Barbel (Luciobarbus bocagei) and Douro Nase (Pseudochondrostoma duriense) in an Agricultural Watershed Water (Switzerland) 14 (444). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w14030444.

Water security threats and challenges following the rupture of large tailings dams
Pacheco F.A.L., de Oliveira M.D., Oliveira M.S., Libânio M., do Valle Junior R.F., de Melo Silva M.M.A.P., Pissarra T.C.T., de Melo M.C., Valera C.A., Fernandes L.F.S., (2022) Water security threats and challenges following the rupture of large tailings dams Science of the Total Environment 834 (155285). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.155285.

Water-Secure River Basins: A Compromise of Policy, Governance and Management with the Environment
Pacheco F., Melo M., Pissarra T., Fernandes L., (2022) Water-Secure River Basins: A Compromise of Policy, Governance and Management with the Environment Water (Switzerland) 14 (1329). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w14091329.

A case study of factors controlling water quality in two warm monomictic tropical reservoirs located in contrasting agricultural watersheds
Lopes M.C., Martins A.L.M., Simedo M.B.L., Filho M.V.M., Costa R.C.A., do Valle Júnior R.F., Rojas N.E.T., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Pacheco F.A.L., Pissarra T.C.T., (2021) A case study of factors controlling water quality in two warm monomictic tropical reservoirs located in contrasting agricultural watersheds Science of the Total Environment 762 (144511). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144511.

A combined GIS-MCDA approach to prioritize stream water quality interventions, based on the contamination risk and intervention complexity
Fernandes A.C.P., Terêncio D.P.S., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., (2021) A combined GIS-MCDA approach to prioritize stream water quality interventions, based on the contamination risk and intervention complexity Science of the Total Environment 798 (149322). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149322.

A raw water security risk model for urban supply based on failure mode analysis
Carvalho de Melo M., Formiga-Johnsson R.M., Soares de Azevedo J.P., de Oliveira Nascimento N., Lisboa Vieira Machado F., Leal Pacheco F.A., Sanches Fernandes L.F., (2021) A raw water security risk model for urban supply based on failure mode analysis Journal of Hydrology 593 (125843). doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125843.

Application of an improved vegetation index based on the visible spectrum in the diagnosis of degraded pastures: Implications for development
da Silva Quinaia T.L., do Valle Junior R.F., de Miranda Coelho V.P., da Cunha R.C., Valera C.A., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Pacheco F.A.L., (2021) Application of an improved vegetation index based on the visible spectrum in the diagnosis of degraded pastures: Implications for development Land Degradation and Development 32 :4693-4707. ISSN: 1099145X. doi: 10.1002/ldr.4071.

Distribution and potential availability of as, metals and p in sediments from a riverine reservoir in a rural mountainous catchment (NE Portugal)
Reis A.R., Roboredo M., Pinto J.P.R.M., Vieira B., Varandas S.G.P., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2021) Distribution and potential availability of as, metals and p in sediments from a riverine reservoir in a rural mountainous catchment (NE Portugal) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18 (5616). ISSN: 16604601. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18115616.

Estimating water erosion from the brightness index of orbital images: A framework for the prognosis of degraded pastures
Vieira A.S., do Valle Junior R.F., Rodrigues V.S., da Silva Quinaia T.L., Mendes R.G., Valera C.A., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2021) Estimating water erosion from the brightness index of orbital images: A framework for the prognosis of degraded pastures Science of the Total Environment 776 (146019). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146019.

Hydrology and stream water quality of fire-prone watersheds
Pacheco F.A.L., Sanches Fernandes L.F., (2021) Hydrology and stream water quality of fire-prone watersheds Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health 21 (100243). ISSN: 24685844. doi: 10.1016/j.coesh.2021.100243.

Impact Of Anthropogenic Stressors In The Mortality Of Endangered Vertebrate Species: A 10-Year Study In Northern Portugal
Garcês A., Queiroga F., Pacheco F., Fernandes L.S., Soeiro V., Lóio S., Prada J., Cortes R., Pires I., (2021) Impact Of Anthropogenic Stressors In The Mortality Of Endangered Vertebrate Species: A 10-Year Study In Northern Portugal Exploratory Animal and Medical Research 11 :14-23. ISSN: 2319247X. doi: 10.52635/EAMR/11.1.14-23.

Integrating ecosystem services into sustainable landscape management: A collaborative approach
Terêncio D.P.S., Varandas S.G.P., Fonseca A.R., Cortes R.M.V., Fernandes L.F., Pacheco F.A.L., Monteiro S.M., Martinho J., Cabral J., Santos J., Cabecinha E., (2021) Integrating ecosystem services into sustainable landscape management: A collaborative approach Science of the Total Environment 794 (148538). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148538.

Is it safe to remove a dam at the risk of a sprawl by exotic fish species?
Terêncio D.P.S., Pacheco F.A.L., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Cortes R.M.V., (2021) Is it safe to remove a dam at the risk of a sprawl by exotic fish species? Science of the Total Environment 771 (144768). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144768.

Mortality of wild amphibians and reptiles admitted to a wildlife rehabilitation center in northern Portugal (2009 – 2017)
Garcês A., Queiroga F., Pacheco F., Fernandes L.S., Soeiro V., Lóio S., Prada J., Cortes R., Pires I., (2021) Mortality of wild amphibians and reptiles admitted to a wildlife rehabilitation center in northern Portugal (2009 – 2017) Russian Journal of Herpetology 28 :89-96. doi: 10.30906/1026-2296-2021-28-2-89-96.

Potential impacts of land use changes on water resources in a tropical headwater catchment
Martins M.S.d.M., Valera C.A., Zanata M., Santos R.M.B., Abdala V.L., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., Pissarra T.C.T., (2021) Potential impacts of land use changes on water resources in a tropical headwater catchment Water (Switzerland) 13 (3249). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w13223249.

Production of clean water in agriculture headwater catchments: A model based on the payment for environmental services
Pissarra T.C.T., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Pacheco F.A.L., (2021) Production of clean water in agriculture headwater catchments: A model based on the payment for environmental services Science of the Total Environment 785 (147331). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147331.

River restoration for the replacement of lost spawning grounds due to dam construction
Santos R., Fernandes L.S., Pacheco F., Monteiro M., Jesus J., (2021) River restoration for the replacement of lost spawning grounds due to dam construction WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 250 :35-44. ISSN: 17433541. doi: 10.2495/WRM210041.

Seasonal effect of land use management on gill histopathology of Barbel and Douro Nase in a Portuguese watershed
Santos R.M.B., Monteiro S.M., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., (2021) Seasonal effect of land use management on gill histopathology of Barbel and Douro Nase in a Portuguese watershed Science of the Total Environment 764 (142869). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142869.

The consequences for stream water quality of long-term changes in landscape patterns: Implications for land use management and policies
Fernandes A.C.P., de Oliveira Martins L.M., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., (2021) The consequences for stream water quality of long-term changes in landscape patterns: Implications for land use management and policies Land Use Policy 109 (105679). doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2021.105679.

Water security and watershed management assessed through the modelling of hydrology and ecological integrity: A study in the Galicia-Costa (NW Spain)
Acuña-Alonso C., Fernandes A.C.P., Álvarez X., Valero E., Pacheco F.A.L., Varandas S.D.G.P., Terêncio D.P.S., Fernandes L.F.S., (2021) Water security and watershed management assessed through the modelling of hydrology and ecological integrity: A study in the Galicia-Costa (NW Spain) Science of the Total Environment 759 (143905). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143905.

A method for estimating the risk of dam reservoir silting in fire-prone watersheds: A study in douro river, portugal
Terêncio D.P.S., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., Moura J.P., Fernandes L.F.S., (2020) A method for estimating the risk of dam reservoir silting in fire-prone watersheds: A study in douro river, portugal Water (Switzerland) 12 (2959). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w12112959.

A new radon prediction approach for an assessment of radiological potential in drinking water.
Martins, L.; Pereira A.; Oliveira, A.; Fernandes, L. F. S.; Pacheco, F. A. L. (2020) A new radon prediction approach for an assessment of radiological potential in drinking water. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 712 :136427. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136427. (Impact factor, Quartile: 6.551, Q1).

An improved model for the evaluation of groundwater recharge based on the concept of conservative use potential: A study in the river Pandeiros Watershed, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tenenwurcel M.A., de Moura M.S., da Costa A.M., Mota P.K., Viana J.H.M., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2020) An improved model for the evaluation of groundwater recharge based on the concept of conservative use potential: A study in the river Pandeiros Watershed, Minas Gerais, Brazil Water (Switzerland) 12 (1001). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w12041001.

Combination of ecological engineering procedures applied to morphological stabilization of estuarine banks after dredging
Fernandes L.F.S., Pinto A.A.S., Terêncio D.P.S., Pacheco F.A.L., Cortes R.M.V., (2020) Combination of ecological engineering procedures applied to morphological stabilization of estuarine banks after dredging Water (Switzerland) 12 (391). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w12020391.

Effect of landscape metrics on water quality over three decades: A case study of the ave river basin, portugal
Fernandes A.C.P., De Oliveira Martins L.M., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2020) Effect of landscape metrics on water quality over three decades: A case study of the ave river basin, portugal WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 242 :39-49. ISSN: 17433541. doi: 10.2495/WP200041.

Exploring the effects of landscape metrics in water quality, Ave river basin case study
Fernandes A.C.P., Martins L.M.O., Fernandes L.F.S., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., (2020) Exploring the effects of landscape metrics in water quality, Ave river basin case study International Journal of Design and Nature and Ecodynamics 15 :65-72. ISSN: 17557445. doi: 10.18280/ijdne.150109.

Flood risk attenuation in critical zones of continental Portugal using sustainable detention basins.
Terêncio, D. P. S.; Fernandes, L. F. S.; Cortes, R. M. V.; Moura, J. P.; Pacheco, F. A. L. (2020) Flood risk attenuation in critical zones of continental Portugal using sustainable detention basins. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 721 :137727. doi: 10.3390/w12112959. (Impact factor, Quartile: 6.551, Q1).

Impact of anthropogenic pressures on wild mammals of Northern Portugal
Garcês A., Pires I., Pacheco F., Fernandes L.S., Soeiro V., Lóio S., Prada J., Cortes R., Queiroga F., (2020) Impact of anthropogenic pressures on wild mammals of Northern Portugal Veterinary World 13 :2691-2702. ISSN: 22310916. doi: 10.14202/vetworld.2020.2691-2702.

The assessment of hydrological availability and the payment for ecosystem services: A pilot study in a brazilian headwater catchment
Simedo M.B.L., Pissarra T.C.T., Martins A.L.M., Lopes M.C., Costa R.C.A., Zanata M., Pacheco F.A.L., Fernandes L.F.S., (2020) The assessment of hydrological availability and the payment for ecosystem services: A pilot study in a brazilian headwater catchment Water (Switzerland) 12 (2726). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w12102726.

The configuration of forest cover in Ribeirão Preto: A diagnosis of Brazil's forest code implementation
Parras R., de Mendonça G.C., Costa R.C.A., Pissarra T.C.T., Valera C.A., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2020) The configuration of forest cover in Ribeirão Preto: A diagnosis of Brazil's forest code implementation Sustainability (Switzerland) 12 (5686). ISSN: 20711050. doi: 10.3390/su12145686.

Water Security Assessment of Groundwater Quality in an Anthropized Rural Area from the Atlantic Forest Biome in Brazil.
Vieira, I.; Neto, F.; Carvalho, M.; Caldas, A.; Costa, R.; Silva, Karolyne; Parahyba, R.; Pacheco, F. A. L.; Fernandes, L. F. S.; Pissarra, T. ( (2020) Water Security Assessment of Groundwater Quality in an Anthropized Rural Area from the Atlantic Forest Biome in Brazil. WATER 12 (3) :623. doi: 10.3390/w12030623. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.544, Q2).

A method for selecting suitable technical solutions to support sustainable riverbank stabilisation
Pinto A.A.S., Fernandes L.F.S., de Oliveira Maia R.J.F., (2019) A method for selecting suitable technical solutions to support sustainable riverbank stabilisation Area 51 :285-298. ISSN: 14754762. doi: 10.1111/area.12488.

A New Framework for the Management and Radiological Protection of Groundwater Resources: The Implementation of a Portuguese Action Plan for Radon in Drinking Water and Impacts on Human Health.
Martins, Lisa; Pereira, Alcides; Oliveira, Alcino; Sanches Fernandes, Luís F.; Pacheco, Fernando A.L.. (2019) A New Framework for the Management and Radiological Protection of Groundwater Resources: The Implementation of a Portuguese Action Plan for Radon in Drinking Water and Impacts on Human Health. WATER 11 (4) :760. doi: 10.3390/w11040760. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.524, Q2).

A regression model of stream water quality based on interactions between landscape composition and riparian buffer width in small catchments
Pissarra T.C.T., Valera C.A., Costa R.C.A., Siqueira H.E., Filho M.V.M., do Valle Júnior R.F., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) A regression model of stream water quality based on interactions between landscape composition and riparian buffer width in small catchments Water (Switzerland) 11 (1757). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w11091757.

A structural equation model to predict macroinvertebrate-based ecological status in catchments influenced by anthropogenic pressures
Fernandes A.C.P., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Moura J.P., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) A structural equation model to predict macroinvertebrate-based ecological status in catchments influenced by anthropogenic pressures Science of the Total Environment 681 :242-257. ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.117.

An Assessment of Groundwater Contamination Risk with Radon Based on Clustering and Structural Models.
Martins, Lisa; Pereira, Alcides; Oliveira, Alcino; Fernandes, António; Sanches Fernandes, Luís F.; Pacheco, Fernando A.L.. (2019) An Assessment of Groundwater Contamination Risk with Radon Based on Clustering and Structural Models. WATER 11 :1107. doi: 10.3390/w11051107. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.524, Q2).

Can land cover changes mitigate large floods? A reflection based on partial least squares-path modeling
Terêncio D.P.S., Fernandes L.F.S., Cortes R.M.V., Moura J.P., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Can land cover changes mitigate large floods? A reflection based on partial least squares-path modeling Water (Switzerland) 11 (684). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w11040684.

Conjunctive water resources management in densely urbanized karst areas: A study in the sete Lagoas Region, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil
de Salis H.H.C., da Costa A.M., Künne A., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Conjunctive water resources management in densely urbanized karst areas: A study in the sete Lagoas Region, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil Sustainability (Switzerland) 11 (3944). ISSN: 20711050. doi: 10.3390/su11143944.

Development of a hydrologic and water allocation model to assess water availability in the Sabor river basin (Portugal)
Santos R.M.B., Fernandes L.F.S., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Development of a hydrologic and water allocation model to assess water availability in the Sabor river basin (Portugal) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16 (2419). ISSN: 16604601. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16132419.

Diagnosis of degraded pastures using an improved NDVI-based remote sensing approach: An application to the Environmental Protection Area of Uberaba River Basin (Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Valle Júnior R.F.d., Siqueira H.E., Valera C.A., Oliveira C.F., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Moura J.P., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Diagnosis of degraded pastures using an improved NDVI-based remote sensing approach: An application to the Environmental Protection Area of Uberaba River Basin (Minas Gerais, Brazil) Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment 14 :20-33. ISSN: 23529385. doi: 10.1016/j.rsase.2019.02.001.

Hydrologic impacts of land use changes in the Sabor river basin: A historical view and future perspectives
Santos R.M.B., Fernandes L.F.S., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Hydrologic impacts of land use changes in the Sabor river basin: A historical view and future perspectives Water (Switzerland) 11 (1464). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w11071464.

Hydrologic modeling for sustainable water resources management in urbanized karst areas
de Salis H.H.C., da Costa A.M., Vianna J.H.M., Schuler M.A., Künne A., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Hydrologic modeling for sustainable water resources management in urbanized karst areas International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16 (2542). ISSN: 16604601. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16142542.

Land capability of multiple-landform watersheds with environmental land use conflicts
Araújo Costa R.C., Pereira G.T., Tarlé Pissarra T.C., Silva Siqueira D., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Vasconcelos V., Fernandes L.A., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Land capability of multiple-landform watersheds with environmental land use conflicts Land Use Policy 81 :689-704. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.11.041.

Natural and anthropogenic causes of mortality in wild birds in a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Northern Portugal: a ten-year study
Garcês A., Pires I., Pacheco F., Fernandes L.S., Soeiro V., Lóio S., Prada J., Cortes R., Queiroga F., (2019) Natural and anthropogenic causes of mortality in wild birds in a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Northern Portugal: a ten-year study Bird Study 66 :484-493. ISSN: 19446705. doi: 10.1080/00063657.2020.1726874.

Path modelling analysis of natural radioactivity in drinking water and public health impacts.
Martins, Lisa; Pereira, Alcides; Oliveira, Alcino; Sanches Fernandes, Luís F.; Pacheco, Fernando A.L.. (2019) Path modelling analysis of natural radioactivity in drinking water and public health impacts. WIT TRANSACTIONS ON ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT 239 :295-304. doi: 10.2495/WS190261. (Impact factor, Quartile: NA, Q4).

PLS-PM for ecological integrity mapping: Case study of the Ave River basin, Portugal
Fernandes A., Ferreira A., Fernandes L.S., Cortes R., Pacheco F., (2019) PLS-PM for ecological integrity mapping: Case study of the Ave River basin, Portugal WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 239 :145-157. ISSN: 17433541. doi: 10.2495/WS190131.

Preservation of wild bird species in northern Portugal - Effects of anthropogenic pressures in wild bird populations (2008–2017)
Garcês A., Pires I., Pacheco F.A.L., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Soeiro V., Lóio S., Prada J., Cortes R., Queiroga F.L., (2019) Preservation of wild bird species in northern Portugal - Effects of anthropogenic pressures in wild bird populations (2008–2017) Science of the Total Environment 650 :2996-3006. ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.022.

Safety in urban rehabilitation works of drainage networks
Reis C., Braga P., Fernandes L.F.S., Oliveira C., (2019) Safety in urban rehabilitation works of drainage networks Studies in Systems, Decision and Control 202 :115-123. ISSN: 21984190. ISBN: 978-3-030-14729-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-14730-3_13.

Seasonal and scale effects of anthropogenic pressures on water quality and ecological integrity: A study in the Sabor River basin (NE Portugal) using partial least squares-path modeling
Fernandes A.C.P., Fernandes L.F.S., Terêncio D.P.S., Cortes R.M.V., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Seasonal and scale effects of anthropogenic pressures on water quality and ecological integrity: A study in the Sabor River basin (NE Portugal) using partial least squares-path modeling Water (Switzerland) 11 (1941). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w11091941.

Sustainable safety measures applied in construction
Reis C., Carpinteiro E., Braga P., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Oliveira C., (2019) Sustainable safety measures applied in construction Studies in Systems, Decision and Control 202 :125-133. ISSN: 21984190. ISBN: 978-3-030-14729-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-14730-3_14.

The assessment of water erosion using Partial Least Squares-Path Modeling: A study in a legally protected area with environmental land use conflicts
Rodrigues V.S., do Valle Júnior R.F., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) The assessment of water erosion using Partial Least Squares-Path Modeling: A study in a legally protected area with environmental land use conflicts Science of the Total Environment 691 :1225-1241. ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.216.

The buffer capacity of riparian vegetation to control water quality in anthropogenic catchments from a legally protected area: A critical view over the Brazilian new forest code
Valera C.A., Pissarra T.C.T., Filho M.V.M., do Valle Júnior R.F., Oliveira C.F., Moura J.P., Fernandes L.F.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) The buffer capacity of riparian vegetation to control water quality in anthropogenic catchments from a legally protected area: A critical view over the Brazilian new forest code Water (Switzerland) 11 (549). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w11030549.

The modeling of pasture conservation and of its impact on stream water quality using Partial Least Squares-Path Modeling
Oliveira C.F., do Valle Junior R.F., Valera C.A., Rodrigues V.S., Sanches Fernandes L.F., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) The modeling of pasture conservation and of its impact on stream water quality using Partial Least Squares-Path Modeling Science of the Total Environment 697 (134081). ISSN: 18791026. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134081.

The potential of small dams for conjunctive water management in rural municipalities
Soares S., Terêncio D., Fernandes L., Machado J., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) The potential of small dams for conjunctive water management in rural municipalities International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16 (1239). ISSN: 16604601. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16071239.

The Role of Landscape Configuration, Season, and Distance from Contaminant Sources on the Degradation of Stream Water Quality in Urban Catchments.
Fernandes, António C. P.; Sanches Fernandes, Luís F.; Cortes, Rui M. V.; Pacheco, Fernando A. L. (2019) The Role of Landscape Configuration, Season, and Distance from Contaminant Sources on the Degradation of Stream Water Quality in Urban Catchments. WATER 11 :1941. doi: 10.3390/w11091941. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.524, Q2).

Undamming the douro river catchment: A stepwise approach for prioritizing dam removal
Cortes R.M.V., Peredo A., Terêncio D.P.S., Fernandes L.F.S., Moura J.P., Jesus J.J.B., Magalhães M.P.M., Ferreira P.J.S., Pacheco F.A.L., (2019) Undamming the douro river catchment: A stepwise approach for prioritizing dam removal Water (Switzerland) 11 (693). ISSN: 20734441. doi: 10.3390/w11040693.

A partial least squares – Path modeling analysis for the understanding of biodiversity loss in rural and urban watersheds in Portugal.
Sanches Fernandes, L.F.; Fernandes, A.C.P.; Ferreira, A.R.L.; Cortes, R.M.V.; Pacheco, F.A.L. (2018) A partial least squares – Path modeling analysis for the understanding of biodiversity loss in rural and urban watersheds in Portugal. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 626 :1069-1085. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.127. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4.61, Q1).

Diagnosis on Transport Risk Based on a Combined Assessment of Road Accidents and Watershed Vulnerability to Spills of Hazardous Substances.
Machado, E.; Junior, R. V.; Pissarra, T. C. T.; Siqueira, H.; Fernandes, L. F. S.; Pacheco, F. A. L. (2018) Diagnosis on Transport Risk Based on a Combined Assessment of Road Accidents and Watershed Vulnerability to Spills of Hazardous Substances. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health 15 (9) :41640. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15092011. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.145, Q2).

Flood Vulnerability, Environmental Land Use Conflicts, and Conservation of Soil and Water: A Study in the Batatais SP Municipality, Brazil.
Caldas, A.M.; Pissara, T.C.T.; Costa, R.C.A.; Neto, F.C.R.; Zanata, M.; Parahyba, R.B.V.; Sanches Fernandes, L.F.; Pacheco; F.A.L. (2018) Flood Vulnerability, Environmental Land Use Conflicts, and Conservation of Soil and Water: A Study in the Batatais SP Municipality, Brazil. WATER 10 :1357. doi: 10.3390/w10101357. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.069, Q1).

Influence of Climate Change on the Design of Retention Basins in Northeastern Portugal.
Sanches Fernandes, Luis F.; Pereira, Mario G.; Morgado, Sonia G.; Macario, Eduarda B. (2018) Influence of Climate Change on the Design of Retention Basins in Northeastern Portugal. Water 10 (6). doi: 10.3390/w10060743. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.069, Q2).

Modification to the DRASTIC framework to assess groundwater contaminant risk in rural mountainous catchments.
Pacheco, F. A. L., Martins, L. M. O., Quininha, M., Oliveira, A. S., & Fernandes, L. F. S. (2018) Modification to the DRASTIC framework to assess groundwater contaminant risk in rural mountainous catchments. Journal Of Hydrology 566 :175-191. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.09.013. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.209, Q1).

Rainwater harvesting in catchments for agro-forestry uses: A study focused on the balance between sustainability values and storage capacity.
Terêncio, D. P. S.; Fernandes, L. F. S.; Cortes, R. M. V.; Moura, J. P.; Pacheco, F. A. L. (2018) Rainwater harvesting in catchments for agro-forestry uses: A study focused on the balance between sustainability values and storage capacity. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 613 :1079-1092. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.198. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4610, Q1).

The vulnerability of the environment to spills of dangerous substances on highways: a diagnosis based on Multi criteria Modeling.
Machado, E.; Junior, R. V.; Fernandes, L. F. S.; Pacheco, F. A. L. (2018) The vulnerability of the environment to spills of dangerous substances on highways: a diagnosis based on Multi criteria Modeling. Transportation Research Part D 62 :748-759. doi: doiI: 10.1016/j.trd.2017.10.012. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.445, Q1).

Anthropogenic nutrients and eutrophication in multiple land use watersheds: best management practices and policies for the protection of water resources.
Álvarez X, Valero E, Santos RMB, Varandas SGP, Sanches Fernandes LF, Pacheco FAL (2017) Anthropogenic nutrients and eutrophication in multiple land use watersheds: best management practices and policies for the protection of water resources. Land Use Policy 69 :11-Jan. ISSN: 0264-8377. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.08.028. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.089, Q1).

Assessing anthropogenic impacts on riverine ecosystems using nested partial least squares regression.
Ferreira, ARL, Fernandes, LFS, Cortes, RMV, Pacheco, FAL (2017) Assessing anthropogenic impacts on riverine ecosystems using nested partial least squares regression. Science Of The Total Environment 583 :466-477. ISSN: 0048-9697. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.106. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4.9, Q1).

The impact of freshwater metal concentrations on the severity of histopathological changes in fish gills: A statistical perspective.
Fonseca, AR, Sanches Fernandes, L, Fontainhas-Fernandes, A, Monteiro, SM, Pacheco, FAL (2017) The impact of freshwater metal concentrations on the severity of histopathological changes in fish gills: A statistical perspective. Science Of The Total Environment 599 :217-226. ISSN: 0048-9697. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.04.196. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4.9, Q1).

Projects

Entire - Emergence Analysis of Tailings Impacts for a Restored Aquatic Environment
Running

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Luís Fernandes
Start date  /  2020/10 Funding  /  Vale S.A.


ALICE - Improving the management of Atlantic Landscapes: accouting for bIodiversity and eCosystem sErvices (EAPA_261/2016)
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Jose Barquin UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Edna Sampaio
Start date  /  2017/11 Funding  /  INTERREG Atlantic Area Reference  /  ALICE ( EAPA_261/2016) I


PIAAC-TS - Intermunicipal Plan for Adaptation to Climate Change for Tâmega and Sousa (PIAAC-TS). Tâmega e Sousa Intermunicipal Community
Concluded

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2017/11 Funding  /  POSEUR Reference  /  POSEUR-08-2016-74


Outcome Action Plan: Reduce the impact of water abstraction and unsustainable water infrastructure on river basins biodiversity and functioning - Douro
Concluded

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Rui Cortes
Start date  /  2017/10 Funding  /  MAVA _Fondation pour la Natur - M1M2- Ensuring integrated management of river basins


INTERACT - Integrative Research in Environment, Agro-Chains and Technology
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Rui Cortes
Start date  /  2016/05 Funding  /  NORTE2020 Reference  /  NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000017