Recent Submissions

  • Sensitivity analysis in mean annual sediment yield modeling with respect to rainfall probability distribution functions 

    Rodríguez González, César Antonio; Rodríguez-Pérez, Ángel Mariano; López Alonso, Raúl; Hernández-Torres, Jose Antonio; Caparrós-Mancera, Julio Jose (MDPI, 2023-01)
    An accurate estimation of the mean annual sediment yield from basins contributes to optimizing water resources planning and management. More specifically, both reservoir sedimentation and the damage caused to infrastructures ...
  • Long-term geomorphic adjustments following the recoupling of a tributary to its main-stem river 

    Blackburn, Joel; Marteau, Baptiste; Vericat Querol, Damià; Batalla, Ramon J.; Comte, Jean-Christophe; Gibbins, Christopher (Elsevier, 2023)
    River restoration and rehabilitation projects are widespread, but rarely include the data needed to fully evaluate if they are successful in achieving their goals or how long the process of readjustment takes before a new ...
  • Downstream changes of particle entrainment in a hydropeaked river 

    López Alonso, Raúl; Garcia, Celso; Vericat Querol, Damià; Batalla, Ramon J. (Elsevier, 2020-11-25)
    Hydropeaking, through artificially generated flow peaks, affects hydro-sedimentary dynamics on rivers. The frequency and magnitude of such artificial flow pulses impact sedimentary process and, inevitably, affects bed-material ...
  • A framework for Hydrological characterisation to support Functional Flows (HyFFlow): Application to a tropical river 

    Chong, Xin Yi; Gibbins, Chris N.; Vericat Querol, Damià; Batalla, Ramon J.; Teo, Fang Yenn; Lee, Karen Suan Ping (Elsevier, 2021)
    Study region: Sarawak, Malaysia. Study focus: This paper presents a framework (‘HyFFlow’) designed to provide a systematic characterisation of river flow regimes. HyFFlow consists of four packages, together yielding ...
  • Do badlands (always) control sediment yield? Evidence from a small intermittent catchment 

    Llena Hernando, Manel; Batalla, Ramon J.; Smith, Mark William; Vericat Querol, Damià (Elsevier, 2021)
    The objective of this paper is to analyse the production and the yield of fine sediment in a small mountain catchment (10 km2), characterised by patches of badlands (25% of the catchment area) and drained by intermitten ...
  • Hydrological characterization of hydropeaks in mountain rivers(examples from Southern Pyrenees) 

    Tena, Alvaro; Ville, Fanny; Reñe, Armengol; Yarnell, Sarah M.; Batalla, Ramon J.; Vericat Querol, Damià (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2022)
    Streamflow in the Ésera and Upper Cinca Rivers (South Central Pyrenees) experiences alterations in the form of rapid pulses, commonly referred to as hydropeaks, associated with highly variable on-demand hydropower production ...
  • Bed-material entrainment in a mountain river affected by hydropeaking 

    López Alonso, Raúl; Ville, Fanny; Garcia, Celso; Batalla, Ramon J.; Vericat Querol, Damià (Elsevier, 2023-01-15)
    Hydropeaking, by artificially generated flow peaks, influences hydro-sedimentary dynamics on rivers and, consequently, affects bed material entrainment and transport. This study examines the onset of motion of sediment ...
  • Hydrological effects of large dams in Chilean rivers 

    Villablanca, Luisa; Batalla, Ramon J.; Piqué, Gemma; Iroumé, Andrés (Elsevier, 2022)
    tudy region: Eight rivers regulated by large dams located in three hydro-climatic zones along the Chilean latitudinal gradient. Study focus: We performed a multi-temporal scale analysis of flow records and we used data ...
  • Reflexión sobre dinámica morfosedimentaria. Implicaciones para la gestión fluvial en un contexto de cambio global 

    Batalla, Ramon J. (Universitat de València. Departament de Geografia. Facultat de Geografia i Història, 2021)
    Este artículo presenta un breve estado de la cuestión sobre la dinámica morfo-sedimentaria en ríos y los principales impactos, y una serie de reflexiones sobre las posibles implicaciones que el conocimiento adquirido hasta ...
  • Post-eruption morphological evolution and vegetation dynamics of the Blanco River, southern Chile 

    Iroumé, Andrés; Paredes, Alberto; Garbarino, Matteo; Morresi, Donato; Batalla, Ramon J. (Elsevier, 2020-08-20)
    In this study, we analysed the morphological evolution of a channel segment in the Blanco River in southern Chile that was affected by the Chaitén Volcano eruption occurred in 2008–2009. Through a series of high-resolution ...
  • Hydropeaked rivers need attention 

    Batalla, Ramon J.; Gibbins, Chris N.; Alcázar Montero, Jorge; Brasington, J.; Buendia, C.; Garcia, Celso; Llena Hernando, Manel; López Alonso, Raúl; Palau, Antoni; Rennie, C. D.; Wheaton, J. M.; Vericat Querol, Damià (IOP Publishing, 2021-01-27)
    Hydropower is considered a renewable form of energy production, but generating electricity from rivers is not always environmentally benign. The global demand for renewables is increasing rapidly as fossil fuels are gradually ...
  • Processos hidrològics i geomorfològics als rius: context i exemples per a interpretar la seva resposta a episodis d’alta magnitud com el Glòria 

    Batalla, Ramon J.; Vericat Querol, Damià; Farguell Pérez, Joaquim; Úbeda, Xavier; Garcia, Celso (Societat Catalana de Geografia, 2020-06)
    El temporal Glòria va suposar per a molts rius a Catalunya una reestructuració completa de la seva morfologia fluvial. Els cabals van assolir magnituds molt importants, que van provocar canvis profunds en la forma de la ...
  • Relationship of Weather Types on the Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Rainfall, Runoff, and Sediment Yield in the Western Mediterranean Basin 

    Peña-Angulo, Dhais; Nadal-Romero, E.; González-Hidalgo, José Carlos; Albaladejo, J.; Andreu, V.; Bahri, H.; Bernal, S.; Biddoccu, M.; Bienes, Ramón; Campo, J.; Campo-Bescós, M.A.; Canatário-Duarte, A.; Cantón, Y.; Casalí Sarasibar, Javier; Castillo, Víctor; Cavallo, Eugenio; Cerdà, Artemio; Cid, Patricio; Cortesi, N.; Desir, Gloria; Díaz-Pereira, E.; Espigares, Tiscar; Estrany, Joan; Farguell Pérez, Joaquim; Fernández-Raga, M.; Ferreira, C.S.S.; Ferro, Vito; Gallart, Francesc; Giménez, R.; Gimeno, E.; Gómez, J. A.; Gómez-Gutiérrez, A.; Gómez Macpherson, Helena; González-Pelayo, O.; Kairis, O.; Karatzas, G.P.; Keesstra, Saskia; Klotz, S.; Kosmas, C.; Lana-Renault, N.; Lasanta, Teodoro; Latron, J.; Lázaro, R.; Le Bissonnais, Yves; Le Bouteiller, C.; Licciardello, F.; López Tarazón, José Andrés; Lucía, A.; Marín-Moreno, V.M.; Marín, C.; Marqués, M.J.; Martínez Fernández, José; Martínez-Mena, M.; Mateos, Luciano; Mathys, Nicole; Merino-Martín, L.; Moreno-de-las-Heras, Mariano; Moustakas, N.; Nicolau, J.M.; Pampalone, V.; Raclot, D.; Rodríguez-Blanco, M.L.; Rodrigo Comino, Jesús; Romero Díaz, María Asunción; Ruiz Sinoga, José Damián; Rubio, J.L.; Schnabel, Susanne; Senciales González, José María; Solé-Benet, A.; Taguas, E.V.; Taboada Castro, Ma. Teresa; Taboada-Castro, M.M.; Todisco, F.; Úbeda, Xavier; Varouchakis, E.A.; Wittenberg, L.; Zabaleta, A.; Zorn, Matija (MDPI, 2020-06-09)
    Rainfall is the key factor to understand soil erosion processes, mechanisms, and rates. Most research was conducted to determine rainfall characteristics and their relationship with soil erosion (erosivity) but there is ...
  • Geomorphological response to system‐scale river rehabilitation II: Main‐stem channel adjustments following reconnection of an ephemeral tributary 

    Marteau, Baptiste; Gibbins, Chris N.; Vericat Querol, Damià; Batalla, Ramon J. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2020-07-26)
    This paper describes changes in bed morpho‐dynamics and topography in the River Ehen, a regulated river in NW England (i.e., temperate climate) following a rehabilitation project that reconnected a formerly diverted headwater ...
  • Geomorphological response to system‐scale river rehabilitation I: Sediment supply from a reconnected tributary 

    Marteau, Baptiste; Gibbins, Chris N.; Vericat Querol, Damià; Batalla, Ramon J. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2020-07-26)
    This paper is the first of a pair that report the findings of a river rehabilitation project centred on the reconnection of a formerly diverted headwater tributary (Ben Gill) to its main‐stem river (the River Ehen). The ...
  • Modelling the Effects of Changes in Forest Cover and Climate on Hydrology of Headwater Catchments in South-Central Chile 

    Barrientos, Guillermo; Herrero, Albert; Iroumé, Andrés; Mardones, Oscar; Batalla, Ramon J. (MDPI, 2020-06-26)
    This study analyses the changes in the runoff of forested experimental catchments in south-central Chile, to determine to what extent observed trends can be attributed to effects of intensive forestry and/or climate change. ...
  • From experimental plots to experimental landscapes: topography, erosion and deposition in sub‐humid badlands from Structure‐from‐Motion photogrammetry 

    Smith, Mark William; Vericat Querol, Damià (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015-04-22)
    In the last decade advances in surveying technology have opened up the possibility of representing topography and monitoring surface changes over experimental plots (<10 m2) in high resolution (~103 points m‐1). Yet the ...
  • Movements and dispersal of brown trout (Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758) in Mediterranean streams: influence of habitat and biotic factors 

    Aparicio, Enric; Rocaspana, Rafel; Sostoa Fernández, Adolfo de; Palau, Antoni; Alcaraz, Carles (PeerJ, 2018-10-12)
    Dispersal is a critical determinant of animal distribution and population dynamics, and is essential information for management planning. We studied the movement patterns and the influence of habitat and biotic factors on ...
  • Indices of sediment connectivity: opportunities, challenges and limitations 

    Heckmann, Tobias; Cavalli, Marco; Cerdan, Olivier; Foerster, Saskia; Javaux, Mathieu; Lode, Elve; Smetanová, Anna; Vericat Querol, Damià; Brardinoni, Francesco (Elsevier, 2018-09-14)
    Indices of connectivity are critical means for moving from qualitative to (semi-)quantitative evaluations of material (e.g., water, sediment and nutrients) transfer across the building blocks of a terrestrial system. In ...
  • Balance de agua y sedimentos durante el vaciado del embalse de Sant Llorenç de Montgai (Río Segre) 

    Béjar Maceiras, María; Vericat Querol, Damià; Palau, Antoni; Batalla, Ramon J. (Asociación Española para el Estudio del Cuaternario (AEQUA); Sociedad Española de Geomorfología (SEG), 2020-06-26)
    Reservoirs experience siltation due to total or partial sediment trapping of the materials that come from upstream (incoming load). Reservoir siltation affects hydrology, ecology and socioeconomics, as for instance loss ...

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