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
WoS ResearcherID: AAT-8925-2020

Working Fields

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


A. Pérez-Alarcón, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Sorí, M.L.R. Liberato, R.M. Trigo, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2023) How much of precipitation over the Euroregion Galicia – Northern Portugal is due to tropical-origin cyclones?: A Lagrangian approach, Atmospheric Research, Vol. 285, 106640 ; DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2023.106640 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, P. Coll-Hidalgo, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R.M. Trigo, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2023) Evaluating changes in the moisture sources for tropical cyclones precipitation in the North Atlantic that underwent extratropical transition, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. DOI: 10.1029/2022GL102120 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, R. Sorí, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2023) Moisture Source for the Precipitation of Tropical Cyclones Over the Pacific Ocean Through a Lagrangian Approach, Journal of Climate, Vol. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-22-0287.1 (Published) [pdf]

C. Salvador, R. Nieto, S. Vicente-Serrano, R. Garcia-Herrera, L. Gimeno, A. M. Vicedo-Cabrera (2023) Public Health Implications of Drought in a Climate Change Context: A Critical Review, Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 44 ; DOI: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-071421-051636 (Published) [pdf]

J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, M. Vázquez, A. Pérez-Alarcón, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2023) Comparison of Moisture Sources and Sinks Estimated with Different Versions of FLEXPART and FLEXPART-WRF Models Forced with ECMWF Reanalysis Data, Journal of Hydrometeorology, DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-22-0018.1 (Published) [pdf]

J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, X. Costoya, A. Pérez-Alarcón, S. Rahimi, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2023) Dynamic downscaling of wind speed over the North Atlantic Ocean using CMIP6 projections: Implications for offshore wind power density, Energy Reports, Vol. 9; 873-885 : DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2022.12.036 (Published) [pdf]

R. Sorí, L. Gimeno-Sotelo, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, M. Stojanovic, A. Pérez-Alarcón, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, L. Gimeno (2023) Oceanic and terrestrial origin of precipitation over 50 major world river basins: Implications for the occurrence of drought, Science of The Total Environment, Vol. 859, Part 2; DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.160288 (Published) [pdf]

A. Gonçalves, M. Correia Marques, S. Loureiro, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato (2023) Disruption risk analysis of the overhead power lines in Portugal, Energy, Vol. 263, Part A; DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2022.125583 (Published) [pdf]

M. Vázquez, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2023) Influence of teleconnection patterns on global moisture transport during peak precipitation month, International Journal of Climatology, Vol. 43, Issue 2 , 932-949; DOI: 10.1002/joc.7843 (Published) [pdf]