Grupos de Investigación


Grupo de Erosión, Conservación de Suelos y Agua

Grupo de Erosión, Conservación de Suelos y Agua


Departamento de Conservación de Suelos y Agua y Manejo de Residuos Orgánicos


Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura


Campus de Espinardo ,30100





Investigador Principal

Juan Albaladejo

Relaciones entidades e investigadores participantes



We generate both basic and applied knowledge on the functioning of ecological, hydrological and geomorphological processes involved in land desertification, degradation and restoration in semiarid environments, in order to contribute to sustainable ecosystem management

Redes CMN asociadas

Redes Mediterráneas de investigación


Juan Albaladejo


Global and Planetary Change,2008
Spatially distributed modelling of soil erosion and sediment yield at regional scales in Spain
Hydrological Processes,2008
The impact of land use change and check-dams on catchment sediment yield.
Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment,2009
Soil carbon erosion and stock as affected by land use changes at the catchment scale in Mediterranean ecosystems
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms,2009
The implications of data selection for regional erosion and sediment yield modelling
Pirineos. Revista de Ecología de Montaña,2010
Movilización de carbono orgánico por distintos procesos erosivos en la conexión ladera-cauce
Hydrological Processes,2011
Exploring effects of rainfall intensity and duration on soil erosion at the catchment scale using openLISEM – Prado catchment, SE Spain
Journal of Arid Environments,2011
A review of runoff generation and soil erosion across scales in semiarid south-eastern Spain.
Journal of Soils and Sediments,2011
Factors controlling sediment yield at the catchment scale in NW Mediterranean geoecosystems
Journal of Soils and Sediments,2011
Exploring particle size distribution and organic carbon pools mobilized by different erosion processes at the catchment scale
Science of the Total Environment ,2011
Sediment yield as a desertification risk indicator
Sediment yield in Europe: Spatial patterns and scale dependency
rosion, deposition and replacement of soil organic carbon in Mediterranean catchments: a geomorphological, isotopic and land use change approach
Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment,2012
Afforestation, agricultural abandonment and intensification: Competing trajectories in semi-arid Mediterranean agro-ecosystems.
Applied geography,2012
What does the future hold for semi-arid Mediterranean agro-ecosystems? - Exploring Cellular Automata and Agent-Based trajectories of future land use change
Journal of Soils and Sediments,2012
A comparison of measured catchment sediment yields with measured and predicted hillslope erosion rates in Europe
Land Degradation & Development,2012
Assessing the performance of a spatially distributed soil erosion and sediment delivery model (WATEM/SEDEM) in northern Ethiopia
Hydrological Sciences Journal,2012
Targeting of intervention areas to reduce reservoir sedimentation in the Tana catchment (Kenya) using SWAT
DESIRE for Greener Land. Options for Sustainable Land Management in Drylands,2012
Water harvesting from concentrated runoff for irrigation purposes
DESIRE for Greener Land. Options for Sustainable Land Management in Drylands,2012
Reduced contour tillage of cereals in semi-arid environments
DESIRE for Greener Land. Options for Sustainable Land Management in Drylands ,2012
Reduced tillage of almonds and olives.
DESIRE for Greener Land. Options for Sustainable Land Management in Drylands ,2012
Ecological production of almonds and olives using green manure
DESIRE for Greener Land. Options for Sustainable Land Management in Drylands,2012
Vegetated earth-banked terraces
DESIRE for Greener Land. Options for Sustainable Land Management in Drylands,2012
Regional rural development programme
Pland and Soil,2012
Exploring short-term leaf-litter decomposition dynamics in a Mediterranean ecosystem: dependence on litter type and site conditions.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry,2010
Belowground carbon allocation patterns in a dry Mediterranean ecosystem: a comparison of two models.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry,2009
Temperature dependence of soil CO2 efflux is strongly modulated by seasonal patterns of moisture availability in a Mediterranean ecosystem
Journal of Environmental Quality ,2008
Long-term effect of a single application of organic refuse on carbon sequestration and soil physical properties
Soil & Tillage Research,2008
Effect of water erosion and cultivation on the soil carbon stock in a semiarid area of South-East Spain
Organic carbon enrichment in sediments: effects of rainfall characteristics under different land uses in a Mediterranean area.