Est_Res. Response strategies of Mediterranean woodlands to natural or anthropogenic disturbances. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO, AGL2015-70425-R). 2016-2018

Funding Agency: Programa Estatal de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad (MINECO, SPAIN) Participating organizations: CTFC Duration, from: 2016      to: 2018 PI: Coll Ll., Casals P. Subproject Researchers: Dr. Pere Rovira; Dra. Miriam Piqué; Dr. Jordi Garcia-Pausas; Dr. Aitor Ameztegui; Dr. John-William Shipley Project goals: Climate change is … Read more

Pere Casals

Dr. Pere Casals Tortras. Certification of scientific productivity and science and transfer activity for the program I3 (Agencia Nacional de Evaluación) Specialist in plant and soil relationships in agrosilvopastoral systems. With a background in plant and soil sciences, I have a PhD in the University of Barcelona addressing plant and soil N dynamics after prescribed … Read more

VULCA. Vulnerability of soil carbon in front of Global Change in grassland ecosystems: Effects of changes in rainfall regime in abandoned or burnt grasslands. Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia. 2006-2008.

Title: VULCA. Vulnerabilidad del C edáfico al cambio climático y de uso del suelo en ecosistemas pastorales: Efectos del cambio en el regimén de precipitación en pastos abandonados o quemados.  Funding Agency:   Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia Participating organizations: CEAM, UV Duration: 2006-2008 PI:    Casals P Subproject Researchers: Rovira P; Montané, F; Lopez-Sangil, L.   … Read more

Jordi Garcia-Pausas

Jordi Garcia-Pausas. PhD. Research Scientist specialized in soil C and N stocks and dynamics in grasslands. Working on priming effects in different soil C and nutrient scenarios. Selected Papers: Garcia-Pausas J, Romanyà J, Montané F, Ríos A, Taull M., Rovira P, Casals P, 2017. Are soil carbon stocks in mountain grasslands compromised by land-use changes?. … Read more

Luis Lopez-Sangil

Luis Lopez Sangil.  PhD. Current address: Dprt. of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems, The Open University (UK) His research in the CTFC focused on the soil carbon stabilization in Mediterranean agroecosystems and the interactions of  organic matter with the microbial and the mineral components in soils. Currently working on the functional fractionation of the mineral-stabilized SOM. Selected papers: … Read more

Pere Rovira

Pere Rovira Castella PhD. Research Scientist with expertise in soil nutrients and organic matter dynamics. Expertise in physical and chemical fractionation of soil organic matter, and biochemical characterization of the obtained fractions.  Involved in projects devoted to the quantification of soil C stocks at the whole-country level.  Selected Papers: Rovira P, Rovira R, 2010. Mathematical … Read more