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Environmental Science

UPV Study to Contribute to Determining New River Serpis Ecological Flow

Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València have started a project whose objective is to update the environmental flow regime of the River Serpis River, promoting the conservation of native species against invasive species and taking into account different climate change management scenarios, as well as the cost of these alternative regimes. The research project […]

New Counting System to Calculate Biomass and Count Bluefin Tuna

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The latest technologies are being put to the service of the sustainability of marine species. This is what researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València, from the Institute of Automatic and Industrial Informatics (Instituto Ai2) and the Research Institute for the Integrated Management of Coastal Areas (IGIC) of Gandia, alongside the Spanish Institute of Oceanography […]

Improved Methods for the Detection of Low Pesticide Concentrations


Researchers from the Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València, belonging to the QUIMAG-IGIC group,  alongside scientists from the Universitat de València belonging to the CLECEM group of the Analytical Chemistry Department, have developed new strategies and other applications to help detect low pesticide concentrations in water. The Valencian researchers are specifically working on […]

The Serpis River Is Alive

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Some of you may wonder why we celebrate World Rivers Day: aren’t our rivers nearly dead? Well here’s the news: the Serpis is alive. This discovery was made after verifying the state of the river after the recent swells.

Campus Gandia Research Scientist Consultant to Georgia on Environmental Flows

Francisco Martínez-Capel, research professor in the Environmental Science department of the Universitat Politècnica de València at Campus Gandia, is taking part in the project titled “Improving Environmental Flow Methodology and Preparatory Work for Implementation”. The aim of the project is to prepare a methodology to determine the environmental flows in the Republic of Georgia, and […]

New Project to Protect Loggerhead Turtles in Danger of Extinction

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Various institutions, including the Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València, are collaborating on a project involving satellite monitoring of juvenile loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) from breeding programs of the clutches found in the Spanish Mediterranean basin. The ultimate goal is to understand the behavior of this species to establish marine planning strategies for […]

The Mediterranean Agroforestry Landscape in Danger


The Mediterranean agroforestry landscape is at risk of disappearing and being replaced by low-biodiversity shrubs and woodlands. This is the main conclusion of a study conducted by Campus Gandia research scientist, Rafael Delgado Artés. The work is part of his doctoral thesis, which analyzed the patterns of evolution of the forest cover in the province […]

Miguel Rodilla: “We have to take action to conserve the tellinas”

Miguel Rodilla investiga la repoblación de tellinas en la costa valenciana

Scientists from Campus Gandia are conducting research to find out the status of tellinas off the coast of Valencia to try recover the diminished stocks. The yearly catches of tellinas have gone down from 300,000 kg to 1,900 kg in the last ten years in the Region of Valencia, leading to a fishing ban, in […]

Campus Gandia Studies Environmental Flows in Tanzania

Francisco Martínez-Capel, researcher and professor of Environmental Sciences at Campus Gandia, has taken part along with his team in the study of environmental flows in the Kilombero river basin in Tanzania, providing technical support. The international project was coordinated by the UNESCO- IHE Institute for Water Education (Netherlands), with the participation of other universities in […]