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 387248
Fax: +34 988 387227

Working Fields

Sources of Moisture (water vapour/precipitable water transport)

Climate Diagnosis – Climatic Change – Modes of Atmospheric Variability

Synoptic Meteorology



L. Gimeno, I. Algarra, J. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, R. Nieto (2021) Atmospheric river, a term encompassing different meteorological patterns, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Water, Vol. XXXXX Issue: XXXXX DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1558 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, R. Sorí, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2021) Comparative climatology of outer tropical cyclone size using radial wind profiles, Weather and Climate Extremes, Vol. 33; 100366. DOI: 10.1016/j.wace.2021.100366 (Published) [pdf]

G. Alvarez-Socorro, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Sorí, A. Pérez-Alarcón, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2021) Space-Time Assessment of Extreme Precipitation in Cuba between 1980 and 2019 from Multi-Source Weighted-Ensemble Precipitation Dataset, Atmosphere, Vol. 12, Issue 8, 995; DOI: 10.3390/atmos12080995 (Published) [pdf]

R. Sorí, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2021) Oceanic versus terrestrial origin of El Niño Southern Oscillation–associated continental precipitation anomalies, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1111/nyas.14665 (Published) [pdf]

L. Gimeno, J. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Durán-Quesada, F. Domínguez, R. van der Ent, H. Sodemann, R. Sánchez-Murillo, R. Nieto, J. W. Kirchner (2021) The residence time of water vapour in the atmosphere, Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, DOI: 10.1038/s43017-021-00181-9 (Published) [pdf]

M. Stojanovic, A. Gonçalves, R. Sorí, M. Vázquez, A.M. Ramos, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, M.L.R. Liberato (2021) Consecutive Extratropical Cyclones Daniel, Elsa and Fabien, and Their Impact on the Hydrological Cycle of Mainland Portugal, Water, Vol. 13, Issue 11, 1476; DOI: 10.3390/w13111476 (Published) [pdf]

R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2021) Addendum: A database of optimal integration times for Lagrangian studies of atmospheric moisture sources and sinks, Scientific Data, Vol. 8: Article number: 130 DOI: 10.1038/s41597-021-00902-1 (Published) [pdf]

M. Stojanovic, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, R. Sorí, M. Vázquez, L. Gimeno (2021) Tracking the origins of moisture over Vietnam: The role of moisture sources and atmospheric drivers on seasonal hydroclimatic conditions, International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.7156 (Published) [pdf]

D. Ferreira Braz, T. Ambrizzi, R.P. da Rocha, I. Algarra, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2021) Assessing the Moisture Transports Associated With Nocturnal Low-Level Jets in Continental South America, Frontiers in Environmental Science, Vol. 9, Art. 657764 DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2021.657764 (Published) [pdf]

A. Gonçalves, M.L.R. Liberato, R. Nieto (2021) Wind Energy Assessment during High-Impact Winter Storms in Southwestern Europe, Atmosphere, Vol. 12, Issue, 4, 509; DOI: 10.3390/atmos12040509 (Published) [pdf]

A. E. Melgarejo, P. Ordoñez, R. Nieto, C. Peña-Ortiz, R. Garcia-Herrera, L. Gimeno (2021) Mechanisms for Severe Drought Occurrence in the Balsas River Basin (Mexico), Atmosphere, Vol. 12, Isuue: 3, 368; DOI: 10.3390/atmos12030368 (Published) [pdf]

A. Pérez-Alarcón, J. C. Fernández-Álvarez, R. Sorí, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2021) The Combined Effects of SST and the North Atlantic Subtropical High-Pressure System on the Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclone Interannual Variability, Atmosphere, Vol. 12, Issue 3, 329, DOI: 10.3390/atmos12030329 (Published) [pdf]

E. Ghasemifar, J. Eiras-Barca, M. Rezaei, L. Gimeno, R. Nieto (2021) Comprehensive analysis of cloudiness over Iran with CloudSat data, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 14, 325; DOI: 10.1007/s12517-021-06576-8 (Published) [pdf]

M. Vázquez, R. Nieto, M.L.R. Liberato, L. Gimeno (2021) A data base of contributions of major oceanic and terrestrial moisture sources on continental daily extreme precipitation, Data in Brief, Vol. 35, 106830; DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2021.106830 (Published) [pdf]

J. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, I. Algarra, M. Vázquez, F. Domínguez, G. Miguez-Macho, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, J.J. Taboada, F. M. Ralph (2021) European West Coast atmospheric rivers: A scale to characterize strength and impacts, Weather and Climate Extremes, Vol. 31, DOI: 10.1016/j.wace.2021.100305 (Published) [pdf]

A. Drumond, M. Stojanovic, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, M.L.R. Liberato, T. Pauliquevis, M. Oliveira, T. Ambrizzi (2021) Dry and Wet Climate Periods over Eastern South America: Identification and Characterization through the SPEI Index, Atmosphere, Vol. 12 Issue 2, 155; DOI: 10.3390/atmos12020155 (Published) [pdf]

C. Salvador, R. Nieto, C. Linares, J. Díaz, C. A. Alves, L. Gimeno (2021) Drought effects on specific-cause mortality in Lisbon from 1983 to 2016: Risks assessment by gender and age groups, Science of The Total Environment, Vol. 751, 142332 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142332 (Published) [pdf]

J. Perdigón-Morales, R. Romero-Centeno, P. Ordoñez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, B. S. Barrett (2021) Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on moisture transport by the Caribbean Low Level Jet during the Midsummer Drought in Mexico, Atmospheric Research, Vol. 248, 105243, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2020.105243 (Published) [pdf]