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The impact of adaptive forest management on water fluxes and growth dynamics in a water-limited low-biomass oak coppice

Del Campo, A.D., González-Sanchis, M., Garcia-Prats, A., Ceacero, C.J., Lull, C. 2019. The impact of adaptive forest management on water fluxes and growth dynamics in a water-limited low-biomass oak coppice. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 264: 266–282. Marginal semi-arid forests in areas currently affected by climate change are a challenge to forest management, which has to […]

SilvAdapt.Net: A Site-Based Network of Adaptive Forest Management Related to Climate Change in Spain

Molina, A.J.; Navarro-Cerrillo, R.M.; Pérez-Romero, J.; Alejano, R.; Bellot, J.F.; Blanco, J.A.; Camarero, J.J.; Carrara, A.; Castillo, V.M.; Cervera, T.; González-Sanchis, M.; Hernández, A.; Imbert, J.B.; Jiménez, M.N.; Llorens, P.; Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Moreno, G.; Moreno-de las Heras, M.; Navarro, F. B.; Palacios, G.; Palero, N.; Ripoll, M.A.; Regüés, D.; Ruíz-Gómez, F.J.; Vilagrosa, A.; del Campo, […]

Thinning decreased soil respiration differently in two dryland Mediterranean forests with contrasted soil temperature and humidity regimes

Bautista, I., Lidón, A., Lull, C., González-Sanchis, M., del Campo, A.D., 2021. Thinning decreased soil respiration differently in two dryland Mediterranean forests with contrasted soil temperature and humidity regimes. European Journal of Forest Research, 140, 1469–1485. The effects of a thinning treatment on soil respiration (Rs) were analysed in two dryland forest types with a […]

Assessing reforestation failure at the project scale: The margin for technical improvement under harsh conditions. A case study in a Mediterranean Dryland

Del Campo, A.D., Segura-Orenga, G., Bautista, I., Ceacero, C.J. González-Sanchis, M., Molina, A.J., Hermoso, J., 2021. Assessing reforestation failure at the project scale: The margin for technical improvement under harsh conditions. A case study in a Mediterranean Dryland. Science of The Total Environment, 796, 148952. Poor reforestation outcomes imply failure to fulfill program goals and […]

Long-Term Carbon Sequestration in Pine Forests under Different Silvicultural and Climatic Regimes in Spain

Navarro-Cerrillo, Rafael M., Francisco J. Ruiz-Gómez, Jesús J. Camarero, Víctor Castillo, Gonzalo G. Barberá, Guillermo Palacios-Rodríguez, Francisco B. Navarro, Juan A. Blanco, Juan B. Imbert, Antonio M. Cachinero-Vivar, Antonio J. Molina, and Antonio D. del Campo. 2022. “Long-Term Carbon Sequestration in Pine Forests under Different Silvicultural and Climatic Regimes in Spain” Forests 13, no. 3: […]

SILVADAPT.NET

Spanish network of Adaptive silviculture to climate change. 2019-2021. Redes de Investigación 2018, Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. 19,000 €. Antonio del Campo (coordinator). SilvAdapt.net is a coordinated research infrastructure in Spain that promotes effective Adaptive Forest Management (AFM) strategies. Its main objective is to integrate different active experimental sites in Spain where […]

Incorporation of eco-hydrological criteria and resilience against climatic and fire disturbances in forest planning and management in Mediterranean basins

CEHYRFO-MED. 2018-2020. Submitted in 2017. Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Total budget: 108,000 €. Antonio del Campo (principal investigator). The main research question is: how do representative forest structures in Mediterranean watersheds perform in terms of their eco-hydrology, their resilience to climatic and fire disturbances, as well as their biomass producing capacity, with and […]

Coupling water, fire and climate resilience with biomass production in Forestry to adapt watersheds to climate change

LIFE RESILIENT FORESTS. 2018-2022. Submitted in 2017. European Union. LIFE Program. Total project budget: 2,013,973 € (EU contribution: 1,192,420 €). Antonio del Campo (coordinator) and María González (Project manager). The project is focused on improving the resilience of forests to climate change, wildfire, environmental degradation and other climate-induced disturbances, by finding the best forest management […]

GUARDIAN

Green Urban Actions for Resilient fire Defence of the Interface Area. 2018-2021. European Union. UIA Program. Total budget: 5,494,755 € (EU contribution: 4,395,804 €). Coordinator: Ribarroja del Turia municipality. The project takes place in a highly urbanized environment with WUI subjected to risk of forest fires, further impacted by the effects of climate change. The […]

Managing low productive forests at catchment scale: considering water, biomass and fire risk to achieve economic feasibility

González-Sanchis, M., Ruiz-Pérez, G., Del Campo, A. D., Garcia-Prats, A., Francés, F., & Lull, C. (2019). Managing low productive forests at catchment scale: considering water, biomass and fire risk to achieve economic feasibility. Journal of environmental management, 231, 653-665. Semi-arid forests are water limited environments considered as low-productive. As a result, these forests usually end […]