Projects

Functionality and resilience of soils polluted by mining wastes under climate change conditons in mediterranean environments: ecotoxicological aspects and the use biochar for remediation
Phytomanagement of semiarid mine tailings employing biochar and native tree species: an ecotoxicological and ecophysiological evaluation (CGL2014-54029-R)
Evaluation of the toxicity of mining wastes using bioassays with plants and soil invertebrates: remediation with biochar from municipal waste refuse and sludge of waste water treatment plants
Ecophysiological and ecotoxicological evaluation of the combined used of biochar and native tree species autóctonas for restoring mining wastes in the Cartagena-La Unión Mining District (19248/PI/14)
Relations between biogeochemical cycles and the role of wetlands as green filters: effects of eutrophication, plant species and the season of the year for carbon sequestration.
Use of native plant species to restore/stabilize mine tailings of the Sierra of Cartagena-La Unión (15296/PI/10)
Biotechnologic applications for mine tailings phytostabilization using pioneer vegetation in SE Spain: interest of ecophysiological and succesional indicators (CTM2011-23958)
Conservation of Astragalus nitidiflorus in its potential habitat in the Murcia región (CONSERVASTRATRAGALUS, LIFE11 BIO/ES/727)
Heavy metals, arsenic and phosphorous dynamic in the soil-water-plant system in wetlands polluted by metal mine wastes: experiments about the effect of calcium carbonate and the hydromophic conditions
Study of combined stress due to resources co-limitation and heavy metals for revegetation of mining soils in semiarid areas (RYC-2010-0566)
Basic studies to develop recovery plans for Anthemis chrysantha and Astragalus nitidiflorus in the Region of Murcia
Depuration of eutrophic water in wetlands affected by mining wastes in the Mar Menor lagoon: consequences of the channalization of watercourses and effects of calcium carbonate and hydromorphic conditions on biogeochemical processes
Development of a methodology for the restoration of Lo Poyo, La Hita and Marchamalo salt marshes
Evaluation of risks due to mine wastes in salt marshes of the coastal area of the Mar Menor (SE Spain): processes of metal mobilization in soils and bioaccumulation in plants and molluscs.
Evolution of soil and vegetation in semiarid Mediterranean salt marshes in relation to human activities: the role of soils in nutrient, metal and pesticide retention.
Management guidelines for the wetland "Regional park of Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar"
Role of the coastal wetlands of the Mar Menor lagoon in depuration of nutrient-enriched water: mechanisms and processes in the soil-water-plant system