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Diego Garcia de Jalon

Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

Diego Garcia de Jalon currently works at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Diego García de Jalón is Professor in the Natural Systems and Resources Department and gives courses on Limnology, Zoology and Entomology and post-graduate courses on Fluvial Ecology and River Restoration. His main research is in the areas of running waters ecology, effects of dams, flow regulation, channelization, biological indicators of water integrity, fisheries management and river restoration techniques.

Recent papers on riparian vegetation and sediments

Martinez-Fernandez, V, M González del Tánago, J Maroto AND D. García de Jalón. 2017. Fluvial Corridor Changes Over Time In Regulated And Non-Regulated Rivers (Upper Esla River, NW Spain). River Research & Applications 33: 214-223. DOI: 10.1002/rra.3032.

García de Jalón, D., M. Bussettini, M.Rinaldi, G. Grant, N. Friberg, I.G. Cowx, F. Magdaleno & T. Buijse. 2016. Linking Environmental Flows to Sediment Dynamics. Water Policy. 19(2), 358-375. DOI: 10.2166/wp.

Solana-Gutierrez, J., G. Rincón, C. Alonso & D. Garcia de Jalon. 2017. Using fuzzy cognitive maps for predicting river management responses: A case study of the Esla River basin, Spain. Ecological Modelling 360:260-269. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.07.010

Martínez-Fernández, V., González, E., López-Almansa, J.C., Maura González, S. & García de Jalón, D. 2017. Dismantling artificial levees and channel revetments promotes channel widening and regeneration of riparian vegetation over long river segments. Ecological Engineering. 108,132–142. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.08.005

García de Jalón, S.; M. González del Tánago & D.García de Jalón. 2019. A new approach for assessing natural patterns of flow variability and hydrological alterations: The case of the Spanish rivers. Journal of Environmental Management. 233: 200–210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.12.049

García de Jalón, D., Martínez-Fernández, V., Fazelpoor, K., & del Tánago, M. G. 2020. Vegetation encroachment ratios in regulated and non-regulated Mediterranean rivers (Spain): An exploratory overview. Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 30, 35-44. doi.org/10.1016/j.jher.2019.11.006.

Fazelpoor, K., V. Martínez-Fernández & D.García de Jalón. 2021. Exploring the hydromorphological response to human pressure in Tagus River (1946–2014) by complementary diagnosis. Catena. doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2020.105052.

Fazelpoor, K., S. Yousefi, V. Martínez-Fernandez & D. García de Jalón. 2021. Geomorphological evolution along international riverine borders: The flow of the Aras River through Iran, Azerbaijan, and Armenia. Journal of Environmental Management.

González del Tánago, M; V. Martínez-Fernández, F. C. Aguiar, W. Bertoldi, S. Dufour, D.García de Jalón, V. Garófano-Gómez, D. Mandzukovski, P. M. Rodríguez-González. 2021. Improving river hydromorphological assessment through better integration of riparian vegetation: Scientific evidence and guidelines. Journal of Environmental Management. 292. doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112730.

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