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

Environmental Science

Changes in the Landscape of La Safor

The Mediterranean cultural landscape, a typical agroforestry mosaic landscape, has been maintained for millennia through extensive traditional practices. Its chief attribute is the tremendous large-scale spatial heterogeneity that allows for the existence of ecotonal zones with great diversity in flora and fauna, making this landscape one of the foremost “hotspots” in global biodiversity. However, since […]

WATERSensing, an App that Manages Natural Disasters

One of the consequences of climate change is the proliferation of adverse weather events. Large storms, floods, heavy snowfalls or extreme temperatures are becoming more and more frequent, all of which require rapid intervention to prevent their possible consequences and minimize their impact as much as possible. To this end, social media can turn out […]

Serpis Health Status: Mercury, Nitrates and Pesticides

A number of threats are affecting the conservation statuses of riverine ecosystems. Various factors and processes such as land use or climate change can have a negative impact on their proper function and accelerate their degradation, requiring the control and evaluation of the quality of the water and its habitats, as well as the implementation […]

Prize Awarded to a Study on Generational Renewal in the Fishing Industry

In addition to the many problems that the fishing sector is facing, there is one that has barely been addressed, but which seriously threatens the continuity of small-scale fisheries: generational renewal. This challenge is the subject of the study entitled “Sustainability of the Fisheries Sector in the Valencian Community: the Challenge of Generational Renewal”, by […]

SDG to Improve Climate Change Management

Research staff from Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) are taking part in the “INtegration of sustainable deVelOpment goaLs in uniVErsities for better climatE change management (INVOLVE)” project, whose aim is to build a strategy to achieve Sustainable Development Goals that improve climate change management, transforming a higher education institution in Egypt […]

Presentation of GOINNOWATER Findings and Conclusions

Wednesday, June 16th saw the presentation of the findings and conclusions of the GOINNOWATER Project. The aim of the session, which was carried out in a hybrid format, was to present the major findings obtained after more than two years of collaboration, to the members of the university, scientific and business community. With this in […]

CaboRorcual Project

Research scientists from Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) are leading and taking part in the CaboRorcual project, which aims to study the fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), the second largest animal on the planet after the blue whale, as it swims through Cabo de la Nao and the Ibiza Canal, as well […]

Remote Sensing of Abandoned Citrus Plots

Agricultural land abandonment is an increasing problem and the Comunitat Valenciana Region is one of the most important citrus producers suffering this problem. For this reason, Campus de Gandia researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have carried out a study that proposes the use of high resolution images and machine learning techniques for […]

Campus Gandia Joins the LIFE INTEMARES Project

Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) has joined the European LIFE INTEMARES project as a partner. The project, coordinated by the Biodiversity Foundation of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO), aims to expand marine protected areas and promote their effective management. The initiatives that the UPV is […]

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