7 May, 2019

Dra. Raquel Nieto

Department of Applied Physics
Earth Sciences
“Campus da Auga” Building
Rúa Canella da Costa da Vela 12
Universidade de Vigo
32004 Ourense, Spain
Office: 2.2
e-mail: rnieto@uvigo.es
Phone: +34 988 387 248

Fax: +34 988 387 227

Scopus ID: 56259084900
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8984-0959
Researcher ID: AAT-8925-2020

Working Fields

  • Sources of Moisture (water vapour/precipitable water transport)
  • Climate Diagnosis – Climatic Change – Modes of Atmospheric Variability
  • Synoptic Meteorology


M. Stojanovic, G. Mehabie Mulualem, R. Sorí, M. Vázquez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2022) Precipitation Moisture Sources of Ethiopian River Basins and Their Role During Drought Conditions, Frontiers in Earth Science, Vol. 10, 929497 ; DOI: 10.3389/feart.2022.929497 (Published) [pdf]

M. Escobar, I. Hoyos, R. Nieto, J. C. Villegas (2022) The Importance of Continental Evaporation for Precipitation in Colombia: A Baseline Combining Observations from Stable Isotopes and Modeling Moisture Trajectories, Hydrological Processes, Vol. XX DOI: 10.1002/hyp.14595 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, R. Sorí, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2022) Where Does the Moisture for North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones Come From?, Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol. 23, Issue 3, 457–472 ; DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-21-0117.1 (Published) [pdf]

C. Salvador, A. M. Vicedo-Cabrera, R. Libonati, A. Russo, B. N. Garcia, L. B. C. Belem, L. Gimeno, R. Nieto (2022) Effects of Drought on Mortality in Macro Urban Areas of Brazil Between 2000 and 2019, GeoHealth, Vol. 6, Issue 3; DOI: 10.1029/2021GH000534 (Published) [pdf]

R. Sorí, M. Stojanovic, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2022) Spatiotemporal Variability of Droughts in the Congo River Basin, Book, Congo Basin Hydrology, Climate, and Biogeochemistry: A Foundation for the Future. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119657002.ch11 ; Chapter 11. (Published) [pdf]

F. Dominguez, J. Eiras-Barca, Z. Yang, D. Bock, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2022) Amazonian Moisture Recycling Revisited Using WRF With Water Vapor Tracers, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, Vol. 127, Issue 4; DOI: 10.1029/2021JD035259 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, P. Coll-Hidalgo, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Sorí, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2022) Moisture Sources for Precipitation Associated With Major Hurricanes During 2017 in the North Atlantic Basin, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, Vol. 127, Issue 4 ; DOI: 10.1029/2021JD035554 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, R. Sorí, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2022) Dataset of outer tropical cyclone size from a radial wind profile, Data in Brief, Vol. 40; DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2022.107825 (Published) [pdf]