RAINDROPS partakes in the Open Access philosophy of research following FAIR data principles - all research data should be Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR). Thus the project fully participates in the Open Access on Research Data project, always ensuring the correct treatment and safe storage of personal data.

In this page you will find a list of publications , working papers, thesis and research data.


  • D'Agostini Francesca, Vincent Vadez, Jana Kholova, Javier Ruiz-Pérez, Marco Madella and Carla Lancelotti. 2022. Understanding the Relationship between Water Availability and Biosilica Accumulation in Selected C4 Crop Leaves: An Experimental Approach. Plants 11(8), 1019; https://doi.org/10.3390/plants11081019 - Open Access

  • Lancelotti Carla and Stefano Biagetti. 2021. Mapping Food Production in Hyper Arid and Arid Saharan Africa in the Holocene. A View from the Present. Preprints. doi: 10.20944/preprints202103.0723.v1

  • Ruiz-Giral Abel, Charlène Bouchaud, Aurélie Salavert, Carla Lancelotti and A. Catherine D’Andrea. 2021. Human-woodland interactions during the Pre-Aksumite and Aksumite periods in northeastern Tigray, Ethiopia: insights from the wood charcoal analyses from Mezber and Ona Adi. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany https://doi.org/10.1007/s00334-021-00825-2

  • Ruiz-Giralt Abel, Stefano Biagetti, Marco Madella, and Carla Lancelotti. 2020. Is Yearly Rainfall Amount a Good Predictor for Agriculture Viability in Drylands? Modelling Traditional Cultivation Practices of Drought-resistant Crops: An Ethnographic Approach for the Study of Long-term Resilience and Sustainability. EcoEvoRxiv. May 11. doi:10.32942/osf.io/qvtwm.

  • Lancelotti Carla, Stefano Biagetti, Andrea Zerboni, Donatella Usai, Marco Madella 2019.The archaeology and ethnoarchaeology of rain-fed cultivation in arid and hyper-arid North Africa. Antiquity 93(370): 1026-1039.

  • Lancelotti Carla. 2019. Las humanidades y la promocción del bienestar planetario. La Maleta de Portbou 37: 37-42.

Research data

  • Ruiz-Giralt Abel, Biagetti Stefano, Madella Marco, Lancelotti Carla [Supplementary Materials] Farming the World's drylands: ethnographic-based models highlight the key role of traditional knowledge for sustainable food production. Digital Repository Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Barcelona; 2020. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10230/44913

  • Ruiz-Giralt Abel, Bouchaud Charlène, Salavert Aurelie, Lancelotti Carla, D'Andrea A. Catherine. [Supplementary Materials] Human-Woodland interactions during the pre-Aksumite and Aksumite periods in NE Tigray, Ethiopia: insights from the wood charcoal analyses of Mezber and Ona Adi. Digital Repository Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Barcelona; 2019. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10230/43109