Scientific publications (ISI ranked)

19. Regos A, Gagne L, Alcaraz-Segura D, Honrado, J & Domínguez, J (2019). Effects of species traits and environmental predictors on performance and transferability of ecological niche models. Scientific Reports. 9:4221 DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-40766-5. (IF-2017: 4.122).

18. Regos A, Imbeau L, Desrochers M, Leduc A, Robert M, Jobin B, Brotons L & Drapeau, P (2018). Hindcasting the impacts of land-use changes on bird communities with species distribution models of Bird Atlas dataEcological applications. 28 (7):1867-1883. DOI:10.1002/eap.1784 (IF-2017: 4.393).

17. Regos A, Hermoso V., D’Amen M, Guisan A & Brotons L. (2018)Trade-offs and synergies between bird conservation and wildfire suppression in the face of global change. Journal of Applied Ecology. 55 (5): 2181-2192. DOI:10.1111/1365-2664.13182. (IF-2017: 5.742).

16. Lecina J, Alvarez A, Regos A, Drapeau P, Paquette A, Messier C & Retana, J (2018). The positive carbon stocks – biodiversity relationship in forests: co-occurrence and drivers across five sub-climates. Ecological applications. 28 (6): 1481–1493. DOI:10.1002/eap.1749. (IF-2017: 4.393). 

15. Regos, A. & Domínguez, J. (2018). The contribution of Earth observation technologies to the reporting obligations of the Habitats Directive and Natura 2000 network in a protected wetland. PeerJ 6:e4540; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4540. (IF-2017: 2.118).

14. Regos A, Clavero M., D’Amen M, Guisan A & Brotons L. (2018). Wildfire–vegetation dynamics affect predictions of climate change impact on bird communities. Ecography. 51 (6): 982-995. doi/10.1111/ecog.02990.0. (IF-2017: 4.520).

13. Tapia L*, Regos A*, Gil-Carrera A & Domínguez J (2018). Assessing the temporal transferability of raptor distribution models: implications for conservation. Bird Conservation International, 28 (3): 375-389. doi:10.1017/S0959270917000375. *joint lead authors. (IF-2017: 1.493).

12. Titeux N., Henle K., Mihoub J.-B., Regos A., Geijzendorffer I.R., Cramer W., Verburg P.H. & Brotons L. (2017). Global scenarios for biodiversity need to better integrate climate and land use change. Diversity and Distributions, 23: 1231-1234, doi:10.1111/ddi.12624. (IF-2017: 4.614).

11. Regos A, Tapia L, Gil-Carrera A, Domínguez J (2017). Monitoring protected areas from space: A multi-temporal assessment using raptors as biodiversity surrogates. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0181769. (IF-2017: 2.766).

10. Tapia*, L., Regos*, A., Gil-Carrera, A., Domínguez, J. (2017). Unravelling the response of diurnal raptors to land use change in a highly dynamic landscape in northwestern Spain: an approach based on satellite earth observation data. Eur J Wildl Res  63: 40. *joint lead authors. (IF-2017: 1.453).

9. Regos, A.; Aquilué, N.; López, I.; Codina, M.; Retana, J.; Brotons, Ll (2016). Synergies between forest biomass extraction for bioenergy and fire suppression in Mediterranean ecosystems: insights from a storyline-and-simulation approach. Ecosystems. 19 (5): 786–802. doi/10.1007/s10021-016-9. (IF-2016: 4.198).

8. Titeux, N.; Henle, K.; Mihoub, J-B.; Regos, A.; Geijzendorffer, I.R.; Cramer, W.;  Verburg, P-H.; Brotons, Ll. (2016). Biodiversity scenarios neglect future land use changes. Global Change Biology. 22 (7): 2505–2515. doi/10.1111/gcb.13272/full. [featured by the European Commission in Science for Environment Policy]. (IF-2016: 8.502).

7. Regos A, D’Amen M, Titeux N, Herrando S, Guisan A, Brotons L (2016). Predicting the future effectiveness of protected areas for bird conservation in Mediterranean ecosystems under climate change and novel fire regime scenarios. Diversity and Distributions, 22: 83-96. (IF-2016: 4.391).

6. Regos, A., Domínguez, J., Gil-Tena, A., Brotons, L., Ninyerola, M., Pons, X., (2016). Rural abandoned landscapes and bird assemblages: winners and losers in the rewilding of a marginal mountain area (NW Spain). Reg. Environ. Chang. 16: 199-211.(IF-2016: 2.919).

5. Regos A, D’Amen M, Herrando S, Guisan A, Brotons L (2015) Fire management, climate change and their interacting effects on birds in complex Mediterranean landscapes: dynamic distribution modelling of an early-successional species — the near-threatened Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata). J Ornithol. (Suppl 1):S275–S286. (IF-2015: 1.468).

4. Regos, A., Ninyerola, M., Moré, G., Pons, X. (2015). Linking land cover dynamics with driving forces in mountain landscape of the Northwestern Iberian Peninsula. Int. J. Appl. Earth Obs. Geoinf. 38, 1–14. (IF-2015: 3.930).

3. Regos, A., Aquilué, N., Retana, J., De Cáceres, M. & Brotons, L. (2014) Using unplanned fires to help suppressing future large fires in Mediterranean forests. PLoS ONE, 9, e94906. (IF-2014: 3.324).

2. Tapia, L.; Dominguez, J.; Regos, A. & Vidal, M. (2014). Using remote sensing data to model European wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) occurrence in a highly fragmented landscape in northwestern Spain Actha Theriologica, 58: 289-298. (IF-2014: 1.2).

1. Regos, A. (2011). Modelling the Feeding Behavior of Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) in a Coastal Wetland of NW Iberian Peninsula during Wintering Season. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, Vol. 34 (2): 249-256.

Scientific publications (others)

8. Regos, A., L. Imbeau, M. Desrochers, A. Leduc, M. Robert, B. Jobin, L. Brotons, and P. Drapeau. 2019. A Backward-Looking Perspective of Land-Use Change Impacts on Bird Communities in Southern Quebec. Bull Ecol Soc Am 100(1):e01458. 

7. Arenas-Castro, S., Regos, A. (2018). Nueva localidad para Xiphion boissieri (Henriq.) Rodion en Portugal. Nova Acta Científica Compostelana, Vol. 25: 1-3. 

6. Lecina-Diaz, J., A. Alvarez, A. Regos, P. Drapeau, A. Paquette, C. Messier, and J. Retana. (2018). The Positive Carbon Stocks–Biodiversity Relationship in Forests: Co-Occurrence and Drivers Across Five Sub-Climates. Bull Ecol Soc Am 99(4):e01424.

5. Regos, A. (2018). Cartografía de áreas queimadas en Galicia no século XXI: presentación do produto e aplicación web mapping. Nova Acta Científica Compostelana, Vol. 25: 45-53.

4. Tapia, L., Regos, A., Gil-Carrera, A., Domínguez, J. (2018). La pérdida de brezales y pastizales montanos afecta a las rapaces en Galicia. Quercus, 289: 12-15. 

3. Regos, A & Brotons, Ll. (2016). El futuro de una red estática de espacios protegidos en un mundo dinámico. Decision Point en Español. Vol 2: 6-7.

2. Regos, A (2016). El cambio global y el futuro incierto de la biodiversidad en ecosistemas de tipo mediterráneo: perspectivas de un enfoque de predicción estratégicoEcosistemas.25(1): 108-111.

1. Regos, A; Tapia, L & Domínguez, J. (2015). Estudio de la comunidad de aves nidificantes del Parque Natural “Serra da Enciña da Lastra” (Galicia, NO España). Nova Acta Científica Compostelana, Vol. 22: 19-31.


Regos, A. (2015). Global change and the uncertain future of biodiversity in Mediterranean-type ecosystems: insights from a strategic foresight process. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Biologia Animal, de Biologia Vegetal i d’Ecologia, 172 pp. [abstract available in Ardeola 64(1), 2017, 117-118].


Domínguez, J.; Lamosa, A.; Pardavila, X.; Martínez, F.; Regos, A.; Gil, A. & Vidal (2012). Atlas de los vertebrados terrestres reproductores en el Parque Natural Baixa Limia-Serra do Xurés y ZEPVN Baixa Limia. Consellería de Medio Ambiente, Territorio e Infraestructuras, Xunta de Galicia, 423 pág.

Conference proceedings, oral* and poster presentations

*Cabello, J.; Mairota, P.; Alcaraz-Segura, D.; Escribano, P.; Arenas-Castro, S.; Leitão, P.; Martínez-Lopez, J.; Regos, A. & Requena-Muñoz, J.M. (2018). Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: Opportunities and challenges for reporting obligations of the EU Habitat Directive. IGARSS 2018 – 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 22-27 July 2018, Valencia. Spain. pages: 6604-6607.

*Vicario, S.; Adamo, A; Tarantino, C; Regos, A.; Alcaraz-Segura, D. & Blonda, P (2018). ECOFAHRE (ECOsystem Functional Attributes High Resolution Estimator) service. ECOPOTENTIAL 3rd General Assembly, 18-22 June 2018, Matalascañas, Spain.

*Carvalho-­Santos, C; Arenas-­Castro, S; Monteiro, A; Alves, P; Gonçalves, J; Regos, A; Alcaraz-­‐Segura, D. & Honrado, J (2018). Managing Species, Habitats and Ecosystem Services in Peneda-­Gerês: Contributions from Earth Observations and Predictive Models. ECOPOTENTIAL 3rd General Assembly, 18-22 June 2018, Matalascañas, Spain.

*Vicario, S.; Adamo, A; Tarantino, C; Regos, A. & Blonda, P (2018). ECOFAHRE (ECOsystem Functional Attributes High Resolution Estimator) service. LifeWatch Italy Annual Conference. 25-27 June 2018, Rome, Italy.

Regos, A.; Hermoso V.; D’Amen, M; Guisan, A & Brotons, L. (2018). Conservation needs to integrate fire management into an adaptive planning perspective to leverage wildfire suppression co-benefits for bird conservation. 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology.  12th – 15th of June, Jyvaskyla, Findland. DOI: 10.17011/conference/eccb2018/107990.

*Regos, A.; Gagne, L; Alcaraz-Segura, D; Honrado J.P., Domínguez, J. (2018). Ecologically relevant predictors and species traits impact predictive performance and transferability of species distribution models. Climate Change Biogeography. International Biogeographical Society meeting: 20-24 March 2018, Évora, Portugal.

*Lecina‐Diaz, J.; Alvarez, A.; Regos, A.; Drapeau, P.; Paquette, A.; Messier, C.; Retana, J. (2017). The positive relationship between forest carbon stocks and biodiversity: spatial distribution, concurrence and drivers across five climates in Spain and Quebec. IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017. 24 – 29 September 2017. Halle. Germany.

Regos, A.; Gagne, L; Alcaraz-Segura, D; Domínguez, J., Honrado J.P. (2017). Satellite-derived ecosystem functional variables and temporal transferability of bird species distribution models. In: The 11th Conference of European Ornithologist Union’s. 18-22 August 2017. Turku, Finland.

Lecina‐Diaz, J.; Alvarez, A.; Regos, A.; Drapeau, P.; Paquette, A.; Messier, C.; Retana, J. (2017). The positive carbon stock-biodiversity relationship in forest: co-ocurrence and drivers across fire climate zones. 12th ALTER-Net Summer School, August 2017, At Peyresq – Alpes de Haute – Provence, France.

Regos, A. Clavero, M., D’Amen, M., Guisan, A., Brotons, Ll. (2017). Fire-vegetation dynamics and biotic filtering add variability in climate change indicators. XIV MEDECOS-XII AEET meeting. Human driven scenarios for evolutionary and ecological changes. 31st January-4th February 2017. Sevilla. Spain.

*Regos, A. (2016). Abandono rural e conservación das aves nas paisaxes do século XXI: retos e oportunidades. IX Congreso Galego de Ornitoloxía. 25-27 Outubro. Pontevedra. España. [Invited Speaker].

*Tapia, L.; Gil-Carrera, A.; Regos, A.; Domínguez, J. (2016).Response of raptors to land-use changes in Ourense Province (Southeastern Galicia). IX Congreso Galego de Ornitoloxía. 25-27 Outubro. Pontevedra. España.

*Regos, A. Clavero, M., D’Amen, M., Guisan, A., Brotons, Ll. (2016). Fire-vegetation dynamics, biotic interactions and (not only) climate drive the variability of community-based indicators of climate change. Community Ecology for 21st Century (from genes to ecosystems). 17th-19th of October 2016. Évora. Portugal.

*Titeux, N.; Henle, K.; Mihoub, J-B.; Regos, A.; Geijzendorffer, I.R.; Cramer, W.;  Verburg, P-H.; Brotons, Ll. (2016). Biodiversity scenarios neglect future land use changes. International Conference on Scenarios and Models of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services  in Support of Decision-making, 24-26 August 2016, Montpellier, France.

*Tapia, L.; Gil-Carrera, A.; Regos, A.; Domínguez, J. (2016). Collapse of Montagu’s harrier (Circus pygargus) population in Galicia (NW Spain) associated with land use changes. IX Congresso de Ornitologia da SPEA e VI Congresso Ibéricos de Ornitologia, 23-25 Abril de 2016. Vila Real. Portugal.

*Tapia, L.; Gil-Carrera, A.; Regos, A.; Domínguez, J. (2015). Collapse of Montagu’s harrier (Circus pygargus) population in Galicia (NW Spain) associated with land use changes. XIII Congreso de aguiluchos ibéricos GREFA (Grupo de Rehabilitación de la Fauna Autóctona y su Hábitat) y AMUS (Acción por el Mundo Salvaje). Valsain (Segovia). 20-22 November 2015.

*Regos A, Domínguez J, Gil-Tena A, D’Amen M, Guisan A, Brotons L. (2015). Rewilding as a land use option for biodiversity conservation in a context of land abandonment and fire disturbance: winners and losers. [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology and 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology. Visconti P., Game E., Mathevet R., Wilkerson M. editors. Montpellier 2-6 August 2015. p. 572. SCB; 2015. doi: 10.13140/ RG.2.1.4233.4489 [Invited Speaker].

Tapia L, Regos A, Gil A, Rodríguez-Lado L, Domínguez J. (2015). Changes in occurrence and distribution of diurnal raptors associated to land use changes in North West Spain. In: The 10th Conference of European Ornithologist Union’s. Badajoz, 24-28 August 2015.

Regos, A., D’Amen, M.,Bota, G., Guisan, A. & Brotons, L. (2014). Changes in future habitat suitability of Ortolan bunting under fire management and climate change scenarios. XXII Congreso Español de Ornitologia. SEO/Birdlife. Madrid. 6-9 Diciembre.

Regos, A; Aquilué, N.; Gil-Tena, A; Duane, A.; De Cáceres, M; Brotons, L. (2014). MEDFIRE model: A spatially-explicit tool aimed at supporting fire and forest management decisions in Mediterranean regions. FIREeffiecient Workshop, 25 Junio, Solsona.

Regos, A; Domínguez, J., Gil-Tena, A., Moré, G. Ninyerola, M, Pons, X (2013). Temporal shifts in a bird community of an abandoned mountain landscape (NW Spain) at census plot scale. 9th Conference of the European Ornithologists’ Union, Norwich, UK.

Regos, A.; Brotons, L., Aquilué, N.;De Cáceres, M. (2013). Uso de estrategias oportunistas de extinción para reducir el impacto de los incendios en condiciones climáticas extremas  6º Congreso Forestal Español, Victoria.[Proceeding].

Gil-Tena, A.; De Cáceres, M.; Aquilué, N.; Regos, A.;Villero, D.;Saura, S.; Brotons, L. (2013). Modelización del hábitat de Pino laricio (Pinus nigra spp salzmannii) y de los cambios en su conectividad dentro de la Red Natura 2000 en futuros escenarios de cambio climático, 6º Congreso Forestal Español, Victoria.[Proceeding].

Regos, A., Ninyerola, M., Moré, G. y Pons, X. (2012). Evaluación de las dinámicas temporales de las cubiertas y usos del suelo mediante comparación post-clasificación e índices de área relativa. Libro de actas del XV Congreso Nacional de Tecnologías de la Información Geográfica.  Editores: Javier Martínez Vega y Pilar Martín Isabel. Madrid, AGE-CSIC, 19-21 de Septiembre de 2012; págs.: 195-204. ISBN: 84-695-4759-3 [Proceeding].

Regos, A. Tapia, L., Vidal, M. y Domínguez, J. (2012). Teledetección y SIGs como fuentes de información ambiental en el modelado de distribución de especies: el  caso práctico del Conejo europeo. Libro de actas del XV Congreso Nacional de Tecnologías de la Información Geográfica.  Editores: Javier Martínez Vega y Pilar Martín Isabel. Madrid, AGE-CSIC, 19-21 de Septiembre de 2012; págs.: 205-212. ISBN: 84-695-4759-3. [Proceeding].

Regos, A. (2012). Support Vector Machine-based Land Cover Mapping: a comparison with Maximum Likelihood and Artificial Neuronal Networks classifiers supported by prior knowledge. Livro de resumos do III Encontro de Sistemas de Informação Geográfica-Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco-mayo de 2012; pp: 74-75.

Regos, A. (2011). Factors Affecting the Foraging Behavior of Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) in an Intertidal Area of NW Iberian Peninsula during Wintering Season. Livro de resumos – VII Congresso de Ornitologia & I Jornadas Macaronésicas de Ornitologia Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves, Lisboa; Machico – Madeira | 29 – 31 Outubro 2011, pp: 173-174.

Domínguez, J. & Regos, A. (2010). Cambios a medio plazo en la comunidad de aves de un área montana del noroeste ibérico. Volumen de abstracts del XX Congreso Español de Ornitología; Tremp (Lleida)-Noviembre 2010.


Domínguez, J.; Lorenzo, M.; Vidal, M.; Regos, A. Plan de Recuperación de la población nidificante de Agachadiza común (Gallinago gallinazo L.) en Galicia. Xunta de Galicia. 2018.

Lanzas, M.; Hermoso, V.; Regos, A.; Bota, G.; Morán-Ordóñez, A.; Brotons, Ll. Estrategias de adaptación de la Red Natura 2000 frente al cambio climático. Memoria Proyecto Fundación Biodiversidad. Centre Tecnologic i Forestal de Catalunya, 2018. 

Anton, M.; Villero, D.; Regos, A.; Garcia, D.; Brotons, L.; Herrando,S.Desenvolupament i càlcul d’un indicador d’impacte de la connectivitat de les poblacions d’ocells a Catalunya en el context de canvi climàtic. Institut Català d’Ornitologia, 2015.


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