Cristina Nabais
Phone: 00 351 239855244
e-mail: crnabais@bot.uc.pt
Category: Assistant Professor
Department: Life Sciences
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Academic Achievements

2000. Ph.D. in Biology, Plant Ecology, University of Coimbra (Portugal). Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Helena Freitas (Department of Botany, University of Coimbra, Portugal), Prof. Dr. S.-W Breckle and Dr. Jürgen Hagemeyer (Department of Ecology, University of Bielefeld, Germany)

1995. Master in Ecology, University of Coimbra (Portugal). Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Helena Freitas (Department of Botany, University of Coimbra, Portugal) Prof. Dr. S.-W Breckle and Dr. Jürgen Hagemeyer (Department of Ecology, University of Bielefeld, Germany)

1992. Graduation in Biology, University of Coimbra (Portugal).

Research Interests

1. Dendrochronology of Mediterranean trees: its application in climatology;

2. Wood anatomy and identification - application in wood art objects;

3. Ecophysiology of plants tolerant to trace metals;

Other Informations
Projects

Ongoing projects:

Climate changes over the Western Mediterranean and Atlantic islands: a dendroclimatic and genetic survey of the genus Juniperus - MEDIATIC (PTDC/AAC-CLI/103361/2008)

Climate change inferences from tree rings in the Mediterranean area: a database for Portugal (POCI/CLI/58680/2004)

Finished projects:

Wood characterization of the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga art collection - implications for conservation and restoration (POCI/HEC/58684/2004).

Modelling metal-ligand interactions in soil and plant systems (POCTI/1999/MGS/35653).

 

 

 

  • MEDIATIC. Climate change over the Western Mediterranean and Atlantic Islands: a dendroclimatic and genetic survey of the genus Juniperus (see details)
    1. Campelo, F; Vieira, J; Battipaglia, G; de Luis, M; Nabais, C; Freitas, H; Cherubini, P (2015) Which matters most for the formation of intra-annual density fluctuations in Pinus pinaster: age or size?. Trees-structure And Function. 29, 1, 237-245. (see details) ISI paper
    2. Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; Roiloa, SR; de la Pena, E; Crisostomo, JA; Nabais, C (2015) Transplanting native woody legumes: a suitable option for the revegetation of coastal dunes. Ecological Research. 30, 1, 49-55. (see details) ISI paper
    3. Vieira, J; Campelo, F; Rossi, S; Carvalho, A; Freitas, H; Nabais, C (2015) Adjustment Capacity of Maritime Pine Cambial Activity in Drought-Prone Environments. Plos One. 10, 5, (see details) ISI paper
    4. Carvalho, A; Nabais, C; Vieira, J; Rossi, S; Campelo, F (2015) Plastic Response of Tracheids in Pinus pinaster in a Water-Limited Environment: Adjusting Lumen Size instead of Wall Thickness. Plos One. 10, 8, (see details) ISI paper
    5. Vieira, J; Rossi, S; Campelo, F; Freitas, H; Nabais, C (2014) Xylogenesis of Pinus pinaster under a Mediterranean climate. Annals Of Forest Science. 71, 1, 71-80. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13595-013-0341-5
    6. Vieira, J; Rossi, S; Campelo, F; Nabais, C (2014) Are neighboring trees in tune? Wood formation in Pinus pinaster. European Journal Of Forest Research. 133, 1, 41-50. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10342-013-0734-x
    7. Nabais, C; Campelo, F; Vieira, J; Cherubini, P (2014) Climatic signals of tree-ring width and intra-annual density fluctuations in Pinus pinaster and Pinus pinea along a latitudinal gradient in Portugal. Forestry. 87, 4, 598-605. (see details) ISI paper
    8. DeSoto L., Varino F., Andrade J.P., Gouveia C.M., Campelo F., Trigo R.M., Nabais C. (2014) Different growth sensitivity to climate of the conifer Juniperus thurifera on both sides of the Mediterranean Sea. International Journal Of Biometeorology. 58, 2095-2109. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-014-0811-y
    9. Teixeira, H; Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; Nabais, C (2014) Genetic Diversity and Differentiation of Juniperus thurifera in Spain and Morocco as Determined by SSR. Plos One. 9, 2, (see details) ISI paper
    10. Campelo, F; Vieira, J; Nabais, C (2013) Tree-ring growth and intra-annual density fluctuations of Pinus pinaster responses to climate: does size matter?. Trees-structure And Function. 27, 3, 763-772. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00468-012-0831-3
    11. Abrantes, J; Campelo, F; Garcia-Gonzalez, I; Nabais, C (2013) Environmental control of vessel traits in Quercus ilex under Mediterranean climate: relating xylem anatomy to function. Trees-structure And Function. 27, 3, 655-662. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00468-012-0820-6
    12. Vieira, J; Rossi, S; Campelo, F; Freitas, H; Nabais, C (2013) Seasonal and daily cycles of stem radial variation of Pinus pinaster in a drought-prone environment. Agricultural And Forest Meteorology. 180, 173-181. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0168192313001676/1-s2.0-S0168192313001676-main.pd...
    13. Campelo, Filipe; Garcia-Gonzalez, Ignacio; Nabais, Cristina (2012) detrendeR - A Graphical User Interface to process and visualize tree-ring data using R. Dendrochronologia. 30, 1, 57-60. (see details) ISI paper
    14. Gutierrez, Emilia; Campelo, Filipe; Julio Camarero, J.; Ribas, Montserrat; Muntan, Elena; Nabais, Cristina; Freitas, Helena (2011) Climate controls act at different scales on the seasonal pattern of Quercus ilex L. stem radial increments in NE Spain. Trees-structure And Function. 25, 4, 637-646. (see details) ISI paper
    15. Campelo, F; Nabais, C; Gutierrez, E; Freitas, H; Garcia-Gonzalez, I (2010) Vessel features of Quercus ilex L. growing under Mediterranean climate have a better climatic signal than tree-ring width. Trees-structure And Function. 24, 3, 463-470. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/a60015n3182064r8/
    16. Araujo, Georgia C. L.; Lemos, Sherlan G.; Nabais, Cristina (2009) Nickel sorption capacity of ground xylem of Quercus ilex trees and effects of selected ligands present in the xylem sap. Journal Of Plant Physiology. 166, 3, 270-277. (see details) ISI paper
    17. Kanoun-Boule, Myriam; Vicente, Joaquim A. F.; Nabais, Cristina; Prasad, M. N. V.; Freitas, Helena (2009) Ecophysiological tolerance of duckweeds exposed to copper. Aquatic Toxicology. 91, 1, 1-9. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2008.09.009
    18. Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Crisostomo, Joao A.; Nabais, Cristina; Freitas, Helena (2009) Belowground mutualists and the invasive ability of Acacia longifolia in coastal dunes of Portugal. Biological Invasions. 11, 3, 651-661. (see details) ISI paper
    19. Vieira, J; Campelo, F; Nabais, C (2009) Age-dependent responses of tree-ring growth and intra-annual density fluctuations of Pinus pinaster to Mediterranean climate. Trees-structure And Function. 23, 2, 257-265. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/3155833103121021/fulltext.pdf
    20. Campelo, F.; Nabais, C.; Garcia-Gonzalez, I.; Cherubini, P.; Gutierrez, E.; Freitas, H. (2009) Dendrochronology of Quercus ilex L. and its potential use for climate reconstruction in the Mediterranean region. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research-revue Canadienne De Recherche Forestiere. 39, 12, 2486-2493. (see details) ISI paper
    21. Campelo, F; Nabais, C; Freitas, H; Gutierrez, E (2007) Climatic significance of tree-ring width and intra-annual density fluctuations in Pinus pinea from a dry Mediterranean area in Portugal. Annals Of Forest Science. 64, 2, 229-238. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://www.afs-journal.org/index.php?option=article&access=standard&Item...
    22. Campelo, F; Gutierrez, E; Ribas, M; Nabais, C; Freitas, H (2007) Relationships between climate and double rings in Quercus ilex from northeast Spain. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research-revue Canadienne De Recherche Forestiere. 37, 10, 1915-1923. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://rparticle.web-p.cisti.nrc.ca/rparticle/AbstractTemplateServlet?jo...
    23. Barrico ML, Nabais C, Martins MJ and Freitas H. (2006) Effect of the season, land use and soil type on the occurrence of phenolic compounds in two catchments of southern Portugal. Chemosphere. 65, 482-488 (see details)
    24. Correia dos Santos MM, Alves S, Simões Gonçalves ML and Nabais C. (2006) Dynamic modelling of nickel complexation in xylem sap of Quercus ilex: a voltammetric study. Electroanalysis. 18, 8, 814-822 (see details)
    25. Nabais, C., Hagemeyer, J., Freitas, H. (2005) Nitrogen transport in the xylem sap of Quercus ilex: The role of ornithine. Journal Of Plant Physiology. 162, 603—606 (see details)
    26. Castro, H; Nabais, C; Alados, CL; Freitas, H (2003) Effects of cessation of grazing on leaf-level photosynthesis of Periploca laevigata. Applied Vegetation Science. 6, 2, 255-260. (see details) ISI paper
    27. Nabais C, Freitas H & Hagemeyer J (1999) Dendroanalysis: a tool for biomonitoring environmental pollution?. The Sci. Total Environm. . 232, 33-37 (see details)
    28. Nabais C, Freitas H & Hagemeyer J (1999) Tree-rings to climate relationships of Quercus ilex L. in NE-Portugal. Dendrochronologia. 16-17, 41-48 (see details)
    29. Nabais C, Freitas H, Hagemeyer J & Breckle S-W (1996) Radial distribution of Ni in stemwood of Quercus ilex L. trees grown on serpentine and sandy loam (umbric leptosol) soils of NE-Portugal. Plant And Soil. 183, 181-185 (see details)
    1. Kanoun-Boulé M., Bandeira de Albuquerque M., Nabais C., Freitas H. (in press) Copper as an Environmental contaminant: Phytotoxicity and Human Health Implications. In: Trace Elements: Nutritional Benefits, Environmental Contamination, and Health Implications. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.. (see details)
    2. Nabais C., Gonçalves S.C. & Freitas H. (2007) Phytoremediation in Portugal – present and future. In: Methods in Biotechnology. (EDS.), Phytoremediation – Methods and Reviews. Totowa. The Humana Press Inc. 23, 978-1-59745-098-0. (see details)
      Link: http://www.humanapress.com
    3. Nabais C., Barrico M.L., Freitas H., Prasad M.N.V. (2007) Agriculture-induced contamination of surface water and groundwater in Portugal. In: Concepts and Applications in Environmental Geochemistry. Elsevier. (see details)
    4. Nabais, C., Hagemeyer, J., Freitas, H. (2001) Tree Rings and Dendroanalysis. In: Metals in the Environment: Analysis by Biodiversity. New York, USA. (see details)
    5. Nabais, C., Freitas, H., Hagemeyer, J. (1997) Seasonal variations of aminoacids and organic acids in the xylem sap of Quercus ilex growing on serpentine and sandy loam soils . In: Plant Nutrition - for Sustainable Food Production and Environment. Dordrecht. Kluwer Academic Publishers. (see details)
    1. Nabais, C. (2000) Seasonal transport, allocation and speciation of nickel in Quercus ilex trees grown on serpentine and nickel spiked soil. - University of Coimbra. (see details)
    2. Nabais, C. (1995) Dendroanalyse of Quercus ilex in serpentine areas of north-east Portugal. - University of Coimbra. (see details)
    1. Gonçalves M.T., Gonçalves S.C., Portugal A, Campelo F., Martins M.J., Nabais C. & Freitas H. (2005) The MÍSCARO project: ecology and management of the commercially harvested Tricholoma flavovirens in maritime pine forests of Beira Litoral, Portugal. (see details)
    2. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1997) Nabais, C., Freitas, H. & Hagemeyer, J. (1997) Dendroanalysis: a tool for biomonitoring environmental pollution. A critical assessment. International Workshop on Biomonitoring of Atmospheric Pollution. (see details)
    3. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1997) Nabais, C., Salgado, A.G. & Freitas, H. (1997) Effects of nickel toxicity in Quercus ilex L. Nutrients relations and physiological responses. Ecological Society of America, 82nd Annual Meeting. (see details)
    4. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1995) Nabais, C., Freitas, H. & Hagemeyer, J. (1995) Nickel, calcium and magnesium concentrations in xylem rings of Quercus ilex L. from serpentine soils of north?east Portugal. Abstracts of the 3rd International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements, B1. . (see details)
    5. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (1995) 1995 - Marta, C.; Castro, P; Nabais, C & Freitas, H. Contribuição de algumas halófitas para o ciclo de nutrientes do sapal do Mondego. Resumo do 1º Congresso Ibérico sobre Contaminação e Toxicologia Ambiental, P-35, Coimbra, 5 a 8 de Março. . (see details)
    6. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1993) Nabais, C., Freitas, H., Paiva, J. & Mesquita, J. (1993) Ultrastructural aspects of leaves of Nerium oleander L. from lead polluted and non-polluted sites. Abstracts of the SECOTOX Regional Meeting Environmental Toxicology: hazards to environment and man in the mediterranean region, 154. (see details)
    7. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1991) Freitas, H., Nabais, C. & Paiva, J. (1991) Heavy metal pollution in roads of Portugal using Nerium oleander L.. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference Heavy Metals in the Environment, Vol 1, 240-242. (see details)