In my research I try to understand the effect of disturbance on ecological processes and biogeochemical cycles in terrestrial ecosystems using spatial models and remote sensing information.


Currently at:

Estación Biologica de Doñana– CSIC 

Dept.of Conservation Biology

Americo Vespucio s/n
E-41092 Sevilla (SPAIN)
Tel: +34 954466700
e-mail : monicagarcia@ebd.csic.es


 RESEARCH INTERESTS:


EDUCATION:


PUBLICATIONS:  

 -García M., Oyonarte C., Villagarcía, L., Contreras, S. Domingo, F. & Puigdefábregas, J. 2008. Monitoring land degradation risk using ASTER data: the non-evaporative fraction as an indicator of ecosystem function. Remote Sensing of Environment 112(9): 3720-3736.
-García, M., Villagarcía, L., Contreras, S. Domingo, F. & Puigdefábregas, J. 2007. Comparison of three operative models for estimating the surface water deficit using ASTER reflective and thermal data. Sensors, 7: 860-883.
-García, M., Domingo, F., Contreras, S., & Puigdefábregas, J. 2007. Mapping land degradation risk: Potential of the non-evaporative fraction using Aster and MODIS data. In : Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment, ISPRS series: Joachim Hill and Achim Röder (Eds). Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN-10: 0415397693.
-García, M., Palacios-Orueta, A., Puigdefábregas, J., Contreras, S., del Barrio, G., Fernandez, F.J., & Moreno, M. 2006. Estimating evapotranspiration from TVDI: Towards a land degradation indicator for regional analysis. Second Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing, Ed. J.A. Sobrino. Servicio de Publicaciones. Universitat de Valencia. Valencia. pp: 664-669.
-García, M., & S. L. Ustin. 2001. Detection of interannual vegetation responses to climatic variability using AVIRIS data in a coastal savanna in California. IEEE Transactions on GeoScience and Remote Sensing V39:1480-1490.
-García M., Palacios-Orueta A., & S.L. Ustin. Diciembre 2001. Análisis de patrones espacio-temporales de la estructura de la vegetación en ecosistemas Mediterráneos a distintas escalas. Revista Española de Teledetección. 16: 29-36
-García M., & S.L. Ustin. 2000. Interannual Response of Vegetation to Climatic Variability in a Coastal Savanna in California. In Proceedings of the 9th NASA-JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Publication 00-18, pp. 261 - 26 9
 -Campra, P., M. Garcia, Y. Canton, and A. Palacios-Orueta (2008), Surface temperature cooling trends and negative radiative forcing due to land use change towards greenhouse farming in southeastern Spain, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2008JD009912, in press.
-Contreras, S., Boer, M.M., Alcalá, F.J., Domingo, F., García, M., Pulido-Bosch, A. & Puigdefábregas, J. An ecohydrological modelling approach for assessing long-term recharge rates in semiarid karstic. landscapes. Journal of Hydrology, in press. 
-Ustin, S.L; Roberts, D.A; García, M., Green, R.O; & Zomer, RJ;   Oct. 1999. Remote sensing methods monitor natural resources. Photonics Spectra, V33 (10): 108-111.
-Villagarcía, L., Were A., Domingo, F., García, M. & Alados-Arboledas, L. 2007. Estimation of soil boundary-layer resistance in sparse semiarid stands for evapotranspiration modelling. Journal of Hydrology, 342(1-2) :173-183.  

 

OUTREACH:

-Conference in Amman (Jordan) sponsored by Instituto Cervantes: The thread of desertification

-Press release about a new index to monitor land degradation based on water and energy use by ecosystems s:

 -Press release on the effect of greenhouse land cover change on radiative forcing in Almeria.


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