Un blog de Universitat Politècnica de Valéncia, Campus de Gandia.

Environmental Science

Return of the Loggerhead Turtles

In recent decades, the preservation of the loggerhead sea turtle or Caretta caretta has raised great concern due to the escalation of environmental threats, many of them caused by the negative impact of human activity on the marine environment. In addition to the effects of marine pollution, specifically the presence of marine debris consisting mainly […]

Study Confirms that Adaptive Forest Management Does Not Affect Soil Properties

Adaptive forest management does not adversely affect soil properties. It is necessary to articulate forest ecohydrological-based measures that help mitigate the impact of climate change on Mediterranean forests. These are the main findings of the study carried out by the researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València, Cristina Lull (Campus Gandia), Inmaculada Bautista, Antonio Lidón, […]

Remote Sensing to Analyze Turbidity Patterns in the Albufera

Maite Sebastiá and Javier Estornell, experts in Environmental Management and Remote Sensing at Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València, have collaborated with researchers from the School of Marine Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (Mexico)  in a study that analyzes the monthly turbidity pattern of the Albufera lagoon. The project began […]

Improved Irrigation in Fruit Farms

GOINNOWATER is a supra-regional project for the improvement of water and energy management in modernized irrigation of fruit farms, responding to the need to improve and increase the efficiency of the use of these natural resources, as well as the productivity and economic viability of these crops, ultimately guaranteeing the health and sustainability of ecosystems […]

The Environment in Times of Pandemic

Confinement has given rise to numerous online cultural and scientific dissemination initiatives to help keep us busy and learn new things at home. As part of this trend, the Eucrante Association has offered two free online talks by Miguel Rodilla, research professor at Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València, and marine environment expert. […]

Study of Environmental Variables Influencing Tellinas and Venus Clams in the Gulf of Valencia

Analyzing the functions of physical, chemical and biological gradients on the the sandy beach communities of the south of the Gulf of Valencia, was one of the objectives of the research that Julia Escrivá Perales conducted for her Doctoral Thesis, “Study of the Exploitable Banks of Donax Trunculus and Chamelea Gallina in the Southern Sector […]

“Preserving the Beach-Dune Ecosystem Guarantees the Future of Our Beaches”

With seafront promenades washed away and extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure, the destruction caused by Storm Gloria could run into the tens of millions. What are the causes of such devastating effects? And what can we do to prevent them? Vídeo from À Punt Notícies Both the Research Institute for Integrated Management of Coastal […]

Campus Gandia Takes Part in the Biofira Encounter to Fight Climate Change

On Saturday, November 16th, Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València UPV took part in Biofira, a fair held in Gandia with the intention of raising awareness and proposing ideas to respond to the challenges of climate change. Biofira was organized by the Gandia – la Safor Climate Change and Sustainability Neighborhood Movement (MVCCS, […]

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