Diogo Martins

PhD Students


Areas of Scientific activity

Climatology, crop and water modelling, Droughts, reference evapotranspiration.



Paredes P, Martins DS, Cadima J, Pires J, Pereira LS (2017) Accuracy of daily PM-ETo estimations with ERA-Interim reanalysis products. European Water 59: 239-246, 2017,

Martins DS, Paulo A, Pires C, Pereira LS (2017) Long-term variation of PDSI and SPI computed with reanalysis products. European Water 60: 271-278, 2017,

Paulo A, Martins DS, Paredes P, Rosa RD, Pereira LS (2017) Modification of the Palmer Drought Severity Index for Mediterranean environments: Model and application.. European Water 60: 195-201, 2017,

Merabti A, Meddi M, Martins DS, Pereira LS (2017) Comparing SPI and RDI Applied at Local Scale as Influenced by Climate. Water Resour Manage (2018) 32:10711085

Merabti A, Martins DS, Meddi M, Pereira LS (2017) Spatial and Time Variability of Drought Based on SPI and RDI with Various Time Scales. Water Resour Manage (2018) 32:10871100


Martins DS, Paredes P, Raziei T, Pires C, Cadima J, Pereira LS (2016) Assessing reference evapotranspiration estimation from reanalysis weather products. An application to the Iberian Peninsula. Int. J. Climatol. 37: 23782397 (2017), DOI: 10.1002/joc.4852

Ren X, Martins DS, Qu Z, Paredes P, Pereira LS (2016) Daily Reference Evapotranspiration for Hyper-Arid to Moist Sub-Humid Climates in Inner Mongolia, China: I. Assessing Temperature Methods and Spatial Variability. Water Resour Manage (2016) 30:37693791 DOI 10.1007/s11269-016-1384-9

Ren X, Martins DS, Qu Z, Paredes P, Pereira LS (2016) Daily Reference Evapotranspiration for Hyper-Arid to Moist Sub-Humid Climates in Inner Mongolia, China: II. Trends of ET0 and Weather Variables and Related Spatial Patterns. Water Resour Manage (2016) 30:37933814 DOI 10.1007/s11269-016-1385-8

Paulo A, Martins D, Pereira LS (2016) Influence of Precipitation Changes on the SPI and Related Drought Severity. An Analysis Using Long-Term Data Series. Water Resour Manage (2016) 30:57375757 DOI 10.1007/s11269-016-1388-5


Moreira E.E., Martins D.S., Pereira, L.S. (2014) Assessing drought cycles in SPI time series using a Fourier analysis.. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 2, 2731-2759.

Raziei, T., Martins, D.S., Bordi, I., Santos, J.F., Portela, M.M., Pereira, L.S., Sutera, A. (2014) SPI Modes of Drought Spatial and Temporal Variability in Portugal: Comparing Observations, PT02 and GPCC Gridded Datasets. . Water Resources Management, 1-18. DOI 10.1007/s11269-014-0690-3

Popova Z., Ivanova M., Martins D., Pereira L.S., Doneva K., Alexandrov V., Kercheva M. (2014) Vulnerability of Bulgarian agriculture to drought and climate variability with focus on rainfed maize systems. . Natural Hazards, 1-22.


Martins DS, Rosa R, Raziei T, Bordi I, Pereira LS (2013) Variants of the Palmer Drought Severity Index for Portugal using fine resolution gridded datasets. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1162.8324


Martins D.S., Raziei T., Paulo A.A., and Pereira, L.S. (2012) Spatial and temporal variability of precipitation and drought in Portugal. . Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12, 1493-1501.