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


L. Gimeno-Sotelo, M. Stojanovic, R. Sorí, R. Nieto, S. Vicente-Serrano, L. Gimeno (2024) Nexus between the deficit in moisture transport and drought occurrence in regions with projected drought trends, Environmental Research Letters, Vol. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ad560b (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, M. Vázquez, R.M. Trigo, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2024) Evaluation of WRF model configurations for dynamic downscaling of tropical cyclones activity over the North Atlantic basin for Lagrangian moisture tracking analysis in future climate, Atmospheric Research, Vol: , 107498 ; DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2024.107498 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R.M. Trigo, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2024) Insights into the origin of precipitation moisture for tropical cyclones during rapid intensification process, Tropical Cyclone Research and Review, Vol. XXXXX ; DOI: 10.1016/j.tcrr.2024.05.001 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, P. Coll-Hidalgo, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Sorí, R.P. da Rocha, M. Simões Reboita, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2024) Quantifying the related precipitation and moisture sources in the lifecycle of subtropical cyclones in the South Atlantic basin, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Vol. XXXXX ; DOI: 10.1002/qj.4734 (Published) [pdf]

L. Gimeno-Sotelo, A. El Kenawy, M. Franquesa, I. Noguera, B. Fernández-Duque, F. Domínguez-Castro, D. Peña-Angulo, F. Reig, R. Sorí, L. Gimeno, R. Nieto, S. Vicente-Serrano (2024) Assessment of the Global Relationship of Different Types of Droughts in Model Simulations Under High Anthropogenic Emissions, Earth´s Future, Vol. 12, Issue 4 ; DOI: 10.1029/2023EF003629 (Published) [pdf]

A.S. Taschetto, M. Stojanovic, C. M. Holgate, A. Drumond, J. P. Evans, L. Gimeno, R. Nieto (2024) Changes in moisture sources contributed to the onset and development of the 2017-2019 southeast Australian drought, Weather and Climate Extremes, VO: XXXXX ; DOI: 10.1016/j.wace.2024.100672 (Published) [pdf]

C. Salvador, R. Nieto, T. Kapwata, C. Wright, C. J. C. Reason, L. Gimeno, A. M. Vicedo-Cabrera (2024) Analyzing the effects of drought at different time scales on cause-specific mortality in South Africa, Environmental Research Letters, DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ad3bd2 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2024) LATTIN: A Python-based tool for Lagrangian atmospheric moisture and heat tracking, Software Impacts, DOI: 10.1016/j.simpa.2024.100638 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, P. Coll-Hidalgo, R.M. Trigo, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2024) CyTRACK: An open-source and user-friendly python toolbox for detecting and tracking cyclones, Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol. XXXXX, 106027 ; DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2024.106027 (Published) [pdf]

L. Gimeno-Sotelo, R. Sorí, R. Nieto, S. Vicente-Serrano, L. Gimeno (2024) Unravelling the origin of the atmospheric moisture deficit that leads to droughts, Nature Water, DOI: 10.1038/s44221-023-00192-4 (Published) [pdf]

A. Gonçalves, X. Costoya, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato (2024) Extreme weather events on energy systems: a comprehensive review on impacts, mitigation, and adaptation measures, Sustainable Energy Research, Vol. 11 ; DOI: 10.1186/s40807-023-00097-6 (Published) [pdf]