Cao M., Rivas-Ruiz P., Trapote, MC.,Vegas-Vilarrúbia T.,Rull V., Rosell-Melé A. Seasonal effects of water temperature and dissolved oxygen on the isoGDGT proxy (TEX86) in a Mediterranean oligotrophic lake. 2020. Chemical Geology 551,119759.

Rull V, Vegas-Vilarrúbia T.. 2020. The Pantepui “lost world”: towards a biogeographical, ecological and evolutionary synthesis of a pristine Neotropical sky-island archipelago. In: Rull, V. and Carnaval, A. C. (eds.), Neotropical Diversification: Patterns and Processes. Springer Nature Switzerland AG.

Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Rull V., Trapote M.C., Cao M., Rosell-Melé A., Buchaca T., Gomà J., López P., Sigró J., Safont E. , Cañellas N., Garcés-Pastor S., Giralt S., Corella J.P, Pérez- Zanón N. Modern Analogue Approach Applied to High-Resolution Varved Sediments – a Synthesis for Lake Montcortès (Central Pyrenees). Quaternary 2020, 3, 1. doi:10.3390/quat3010001. Special “Annually Laminated:!


Montoya E., Pedra-Méndez J.P., García-Falcó E., Gómez-Paccard M., Giralt S., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Stauffer F.W., Rull V. 2019. Long-term vegetation dynamics of a tropical megadelta: mid-Holocene palaeoecology of the Orinoco Delta (NE Venezuela). Quaternary Science Review 221.

Garcés-Pastor S, Wangensteen O, Pérez-Haase, A.; Pèlachs, A.; Pérez-Obiol, R.; Cañellas-Boltà, N.; Mariani, S. Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T*. 2019. DNA metabarcoding reveals modern and past eukaryotic communities in a high mountain peat bog system. J. Paleolimnology.

Corella J.P., Benito G., Wilhelm B., Montoya E., Rull V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Valero-Garcés B.L. 2019. A millennium-long perspective of flood-related seasonal sediment yield in Mediterranean watersheds. Laminated Lake Sediments special issue. Global and Planetary Change, special issue. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.03.016.

Rull, V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., Huber, O. & Señaris, C. (editors.). 2019. Biodiversity of Pantepui: the pristine ‘Lost World’ of the Neotropics. Elsevier. Cambridge.

Rull, V., Montoya, E., Nogué, S., Safont, E., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. 2019. Climatic and ecological history of Pantepui and surrounding areas with some biogeographical and evolutionary considerations. In: Rull, V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. Huber, O.  Señaris, C. (eds), Biodiversity of Pantepui: the pristine “Lost World” of the Neotropics. Elsevier, Cambridge. PaleorXiv, doi 10.31233/

Kaštovský J., Karolina Fučíková K., Jana Veselá J., Brewer Carías C., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T. Algae. 2019. In: Rull, V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. Huber, O.. ASeñaris, C. (eds), Biodiversity of Pantepui: the pristine “Lost World” of the Neotropics, chapter 5. Elsevier, Cambridge (in press).


Trapote, M.C., Rull V., S. Giralt, Corella J.P.,Montoya E., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T. 2018. High-resolution (sub-decadal) pollen analysis of varved sediments from lake Montcortès (South-central pre-Pyrenees): a fine-tuned record of  landscape dynamics and human impact during the last 500 years. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 259, 207-222.

Mantzouki E. et al. (over 30 co-authors) 2018. A European Multi Lake Survey dataset of Environmental parameters, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins. Nature Scientific Data | 5:180226  DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2018.226.

Scudeller V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T. 2018. Distribution and beta diversity of tree species in igapó forests (Negro River basin, Brazilian Amazon). Journal of Vegetation Science 1-13 . DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12680

Garcés-Pastor S., Gutiérrez-Merino, Martínez-Sancho E., Dorado-Liñán I., Camarero J.J., Cañellas-Boltà N., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T. 2018. Subalpine forest dynamics reconstructed throughout the last 700 years in the Central Pyrenees by means of pollen and tree rings. The Holocene. doi:10.1177/0959683618810402 .

Montoya E.,Rull V,, Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Corella J.P., Giralt S., Valero-Garcés B. 2018. Grazing activities in the southern central Pyrenees during the last millenium as deduced from the non-pollen palynomorphs (NPP) record of  Lake Montcortès. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynologyn 254, 8-19.

Cao M., Rueda G., Rivas-Ruiz P., Trapote M.C., Henriksen M., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Rosell-Melé A. 2018. Branched GDGT variability in sediments and soils from catchments with marked temperature seasonality. Organic Chemistry 122, 98-114.

Mantzouki E. (over 30 co-authors) 2018. Temperature Effects Explain Continental Scale Distribution of Cyanobacterial. Toxins, 10, 156. doi:10.3390/toxins10040156

Trapote, M.C., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., López, P., Puche, E., Gomà, J., Buchaca. T. , Cañellas-Boltà, N., Safont, E., Corella, J.P. , Rull, V. 2018. Annual limnological cycle, sedimentation patterns and varve formation in Lake Montcortès (Central Pyrenees, Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 496, 292-304.

Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Corella J.P., Pérez-Zanón N., Buchaca T., Trapote M.P., López M.P., Sigró J., Rull V. 2018. Historical shifts in oxygenation regime as recorded in the laminated sediments of lake Montcortès (Central Pyrenees) support hypoxia as a continental-scale  phenomenon. Science of the Total Environment 612, 1577-1592.

Rull V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T. 2018. Potential Responses of Vascular Plants from the Pristine “Lost World”of the Neotropical Guayana Highlands to Global Warming: Review and New Perspectives. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 22-29.


Rull V., T. Vegas-Vilarrúbia, E. Montoya. 2017. Paleoecology as a guide to landscape conservation and restoration in the neotropical Gran Sabana. PAGES news 25, 82-83.

Folch M., Vergara K., Vegas T., Salgot M. 2017. Lagoon and reconstructed wetlands in the Ripoll River Fluvial Park. Chapter 5. In: Stagnant Water Bodies. Pollution II. Ed. Miquel Salgot. Atelier. Libros Jurídicos. Institut de l’Aigua. Barcelona. ISBN 978-84-16652-51-8.

Garcés-Pastor Sandra, Teresa Vegas-Vilarrúbia, Núria Cañellas-Voltà, Miguel Angel Calero, Albert Clavaguera. 2017. Vegetation shifts, human impact and peat bog development in Bassa Nera pond (Central Pyrenees) during the past millennium. Holocene 27(4) 553 –565.

Garcés-Pastor S.; Cañellas-Boltà N.; Pèlachs A.; Soriano J.M.; Pérez-Obiol R.; Pérez-Haase A.; Calero M.A.; Andreu O.; Escolà N.; Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T.. 2017. Environmental history and vegetation dynamics in response to climate variations and human pressure during the Holocene in Bassa Nera, Central Pyrenees. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 479, 48-60.

Rull V., Trapote M.C., Safont E., Cañellas-Boltà N., Pérez-Zanón N., Sigró J., Vegas-Vilarrúbia,T. 2017. Seasonal patterns of pollen sedimentation in Lake Montcortès (Central Pyrenees) and potential applications to high-resolution paleoecology: a two-year pilot study. Journal of Paleolimnology  57, 95–108.


Calero M.A., Valero-Garcès B.,  Rull V, Vegas-Vilarrúbia T, Garcès-Pastor S., Camarero J. 2016. Evolución deposicional de l’Estany de Sant Maurici durant l’Holocè tardà i les seves implicacions paleoclimàtiques. X Jornades sobre Recerca al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici. La investigació al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici Espot (Pallars Sobirà). 14-16 October 2015.

Camarero J.J., Garcés-Pastor S., Gutiérrez E., Rull V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Cañellas-Boltà N., Sangüesa Barreda G., Trapote M.C., Clavaguera A., Calero M. A., Galván J.D. , Salguero R.S., Giralt S., Valero-Garcés B. 2016. Reconstructing the history of Pyrennean forests (in Spanish). Research Projects in National Parks: 2014-2016, pp. 137- 152. Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales (España). ISBN 978-84-393-9451-8.

Garcés-Pastor S. Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Cañellas-Boltà N., Rull V., Calero M.A., Giralt S., Valero-Garcés B., Gutiérrez E., Camarero J.J. 2016. Canvis limnològics i paisatgístics durant el darrer mil•lenni a l’Estany de Sant Maurici: Estudi Multiproxy. En: La investigación al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici. X Jornades sobre Recerca al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici. La investigación al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici Espot (Pallars Sobirà), 14, 15 i 16 d’octubre de 2015. ISBN 978-84-393-9451-8

Camarero J.J., Garcés-Pastor S., Gutiérrez E., Rull V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Cañellas-Boltà N., Sangüesa Barreda G., Trapote M.C., Clavaguera A., Calero M. A.,  Galván J.D. , Salguero R.S., Giralt S., Valero-Garcés B. 2016. Reconstruyendo la historia de los bosques pirenaicos. Proyectos de investigación en Parques Nacionales: 2014-2016, págs. 137- 152. Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales(España).

Rull V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Safont E. 2016. The Lost World’s pristinity at risk. Diversity and Distributions 22, 995–999.

Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Rull V. 2016. Undervalued Impacts of Sea-Level Rise: Vanishing Deltas. Frontiers in  Ecology and Evolution 4,77. doi:10.3389/fevo.2016.00077

Safont E., Rull V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Montoya E. , Huber O., Holst B.K. 2016. Late-Holocene vegetation and fire dynamics on the summits of the Guayana Highlands: the Uei-tepui palynological record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 455, 33–43.

Rull V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Montoya E. 2016. The neotropical Gran Sabana region: palaeoecology and conservation. The Holocene 26.  The Holocene, 26: 1162-1167.


Safont E., Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Rull V., Holst B.K., Huber O., Nozawa S., Vivas Y.,  Silva A. 2015. Plant communities and environmental factors in the Guayana Highlands: monitoring for conservation under future climate change. Plant  Systematics and Biodiversity 11; DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2015.1134700 

Rull, V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., Montoya, E., Ballesteros T. 2015. New insights on paleofires and savannization in northern South America.  Quaternary Science Reviews  122, 158-165.

Rull, V., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. & Montoya, E. 2015. Neotropical vegetation responses to Younger Dryas climates as analogs for future climate change scenarios and lessons for conservation. Quaternary Science Reviews 115, 28-3.

Rull, V. & Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. Crops and weeds from Lake Montcortès catchment (central Pyrenees) during the last millennium: a comparison of palynological and historical records. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 24, 699-710.doi: 10.1007/s00334-015-0525-z.

Vegas-Vilarrúbia T., Hernández E., Rull V., Rull E. 2015. The Orinoco megadelta as a conservation target in the face of the ongoing and future sea level rise.  Science of the Total Environment 515-516, 129-142.


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