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



M. Vázquez, I. Algarra, J. Eiras-Barca, A.M. Ramos, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2019) Atmospheric Rivers over the Arctic: Lagrangian Characterisation of Their Moisture Sources, Water, 2019, 11(1), 41. Pages 1-14 doi:10.3390/w11010041 (Published) [pdf]

C. Salvador, R. Nieto, C. Linares, J. Díaz, L. Gimeno (2019) Effects on daily mortality of droughts in Galicia (NW Spain) from 1983 to 2013, Science of The Total Environment, VOL 662 Pages 121-133 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.217 (Published) [pdf]

P. Ordoñez, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, P. Ribera, D. Gallego, C. A. Ochoa-Moya, A. I. Quintanar (2019) Climatological moisture sources for the Western North American Monsoon through a Lagrangian approach: their influence on precipitation intensity, Earth System Dynamics, Vol. 10, Pages 59-72, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-59-2019 (Published) [pdf]

A.M. Ramos, R.C. Blamey, I. Algarra, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, R. Tomé, C. Reason, R.M. Trigo (2019) From Amazonia to southern Africa: atmospheric moisture transport through low-level jets and atmospheric rivers, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1436, Issue1 Pages 217-230 DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13960 (Published) [pdf]

I. Algarra, J. Eiras-Barca, G. Miguez-Macho, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2019) On the assessment of the moisture transport by the Great Plains low-level jet, Earth System Dynamics, Vol. 10 Issue 1, pages 107-119 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-107-2019 (Published) [pdf]

L. Gimeno-Sotelo, R. Nieto, M. Vázquez, L. Gimeno (2019) The role of moisture transport for precipitation in the inter-annual and inter-daily fluctuations of the Arctic sea ice extension, Earth System Dynamics, Vol. 10, Pages 121-133, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-121-2019 (Published) [pdf]

R. Garcia-Herrera, J.M. Garrido-Perez, D. Barriopedro, C. Ordóñez, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno, R. Sorí, P. Yiou (2019) The European 2016/2017 drought, Journal of Climate, Vol. 32 Issue 7, April 2019 Pages DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0331.1 (Published) [pdf]

R. Sorí, R. Nieto, A. Drumond, M. Stojanovic, L. Gimeno (2019) On the Connection between Atmospheric Moisture Transport and Dry Conditions in Rainfall Climatological Zones of the Niger River Basin, Water, 2019, Volume: 11 Issue: 3, Pages 1-20 DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/w11030622 (Published) [pdf]

A. Drumond, M. Stojanovic, R. Nieto, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, L. Gimeno (2019) Linking Anomalous Moisture Transport and Drought Episodes in the IPCC Reference Regions, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, March 2019, Pages 1-54 , DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0111.1 (Published) [pdf]

A.P. Ferreira, R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2019) Completeness of radiosonde humidity observations based on the Integrated Global Radiosonde Archive, Earth System Science Data, May 2019, Vol. 11, Pages 603-627, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-603-2019 (Published) [pdf]

R. Nieto, L. Gimeno (2019) A database of optimal integration times for Lagrangian studies of atmospheric moisture sources and sinks, Scientific Data, May, Vol. 6, Pages 1-10, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0068-8 (Published) [pdf]

L. Gimeno, M. Vázquez, J. Eiras-Barca, R. Sorí, I. Algarra, R. Nieto (2019) Atmospheric moisture transport and the decline in Arctic Sea ice, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Climate Change, May, Pages 1-12 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.588 (Published) [pdf]