Sánchez, Berta

Mobile phone: 0034 637166870
Skype: Berta.sanchez.fer


Present profesional position

Post Doctoral Researcher

Research areas

Climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable agriculture, crop and soil management, agricultural economics, environmental sciences.

Education

PhD in Agricultural and Natural Resources Economics, Technical University of Madrid. 2015

Ms. Agricultural and Natural Resources Economics, Technical University of Madrid. 2013

Agricultural engineer, Technical University of Madrid. 2010

 

Peer-reviewed journal papers

Sánchez B, Iglesias A, McVittie A, Alvaro-Fuentes J, Ingram J, Mills J, Lesschen JP, Kuikman P (2016) Management of agricultural soils for greenhouse gas mitigation: Learning from a case study in NE Spain. Journal of Environmental Management, 170, 37-49

Iglesias A, Sánchez B, Garrote L, López I (2015) Towards adaptation to climate change: water for rice in the coastal wetlands of Doñana, Southern Spain. Water Resources Management, 1-25

Iglesias A, Sánchez B, Garrote L, López I (In press) Towards adaptation to climate change: water for rice in the coastal wetlands of Doñana, Southern Spain. Water Resources Management

Sánchez B, Rasmussen A, Porter JR (2014) Temperatures and the growth and development of maize and rice: a review. Global Change Biology, 20(2), 408-417

Sánchez B, Álvaro-Fuentes J, Cunningham R, Iglesias A (2014) Towards mitigation of greenhouse gases by small changes in farming practices: understanding local barriers in Spain. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 1-34. DOI: 10.1007/s11027-014-9562-7

Ingram J, Mills J, Frelih‐Larsen A, Davis M, Merante P, Ringrose S, Molnar A, Sánchez B, Ghaley BB, Karaczun Z (2014) Managing Soil Organic Carbon: A Farm Perspective. EuroChoices, 13(2), 12-19

De Stefano L, Hernandez Mora N, Iglesias A, Sánchez B (2014) Water for rice farming and biodiversity: exploring choices for adaptation to climate change in Doñana, southern Spain. In: Stucker D and Lopez-Gun E (eds) Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management: Capacity, Equity, and Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Routledge / Earthscan.

Other publications

Ingram J, Mills J, Affleck M, Ghaley BB, Dibari C, McVittie A, Molnar A, Sánchez B, Karaczun Z (2015) Targeted dissemination strategy and actions. Deliverable 5.3 for EU SmartSOIL project, European Commission, Brussels.

Glenk K, Shrestha S, Topp K, Sánchez B, Iglesias A, Dibari C, Merante P (2015) Modeling constraints and trade-offs in optimizing SOC. Deliverable 3.4 for EU SmartSOIL project, European Commission, Brussels.

Merante P, Camilla D, Ferrise R, Bindi M, Lesschen JP, Kuikman P, Sánchez B , Iglesias A (2015) Report on critical low soil organic matter contents, which jeopardise good functioning of farming systems. Deliverable 2.4 for EU SmartSOIL project, European Commission, Brussels.

Ingram J, Mills J, Ghaley BB, Dibari C, McVittie A, Molnar A, Sánchez B , Karaczun Z (2014) Overview of socio-economic influences on crop and soil management systems. Deliverable 5.2 for EU SmartSOIL project, European Commission, Brussels.

McVittie A, Ghaley BB, Molnar A, Dibari C, Karaczun Z, Sánchez B (2014) Report on the cost-effectiveness of SOC measures. Deliverable 3.2 for EU SmartSOIL project, European Commission, Brussels.

Sánchez B, Medina F, Iglesias A (2013). Typical farming systems and trends in crop and soil management in Europe. Deliverable 2.2 for EU SmartSOIL project, European Commission, Brussels.

Iglesias A, Sánchez B, García de Jalón S, Cunningham R, Hernandez-Mora N, De Stefano L (2012) Estudio de vulnerabilidad al cambio climático y medidas de adaptación para el sector del arrozal en Doñana (Climate change vulnerability and adaptation for the rice farming in Doñana). WWF-Spain report, Available at http://www.wwf.es/

Participation in research projects

2011-2015. Sustainable farm Management Aimed at Reducing Threats to SOILs under climate change (SmartSOIL). EU 7th Framework Programme (Project number: 289694). UPM Leading researcher: Ana Iglesias.

2011-2012. Estudio de vulnerabilidad al cambio climático para el sector de arroceros en Doñana. Spanish Biodiversity Foundation project, coordinated by WWF-Spain. UPM Leading researcher: Ana Iglesias.

2010-2011. Climate change: Temperatures and extreme events effect on growth and development of rice and maize. University of Copenhagen (UCPH). UCPH leading researcher: John R Porter.

Curriculum Vitae