•  Principal mechanisms of Carbon stabilization in soil
 •  C and N dynamics in soil according to land use and management practices
 •  Sustainable uses and protection of soil in agricultural and
    forest semiarid environments
 •  Fractionation methods of soil organic matter
 •  Improvement of soil structure and aggregate dynamics


 

 SUSALPS
 Sustainable use of alpine and pre- alpine grassland soils in a changing climate
 

Since 2015
Post-Doctoral Position at the Chair of Soil Science of the
Technical University Munich (TUM)

2009-2014
PhD Thesis:
"Carbon Sequestration Mechanisms in Semiarid Soils according
to Land Use and Management Practices"
University of Murcia and Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

02.2012-05.2012
Guest PhD Student at the Chair of Soil Science of the
Technical University Munich (TUM)

03.2011-06.2011
Guest PhD Student at the Chair of Soil Science of the
Technical University Munich (TUM)

2008-2009
Master in "Sustainable use and protection of soil in semiarid
environments". Master's dissertation:
"Efficiency of different soil restoration techniques on organic carbon
sequestration in semiarid ecosystems"
University of Murcia and Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

2003-2008
Bachelor Degree in Environmental Sciences
University of Murcia and Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

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Author(s): Almagro M, De Vent J, Garcia-Franco N, Melgares de Aguilar J, Solé-Benet A, González D, Martínez-Mena M (2016)
Title: Sustainable land management practices as providers of several ecosystem services under rainfed Mediterranean agroecosystems
Source: Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change

Author(s): Garcia-Franco N, Martínez-Mena M, Goberna M, Albaladejo J (2015)
Title: Changes in soil aggregation and microbial community structure control carbon sequestration after afforestation of semiarid shrublands
Source: Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 87, 110-121

Author(s): Garcia-Franco N, Albaladejo J, Almagro M, Martínez-Mena M (2015)
Title: Beneficial effects of reduced tillage and Green manure on soil aggregation and stabilization of organic carbon in a Mediterranean agroecosystem
Source: Soil and Tillage Research. 153, 66-75

Author(s): Garcia-Franco N, Wiesmeier M, Goberna M, Martínez-Mena M, Albaladejo J (2014)
Title: Carbon dynamics after afforestation of semiarid shrublands: implications of site preparation techniques
Source: Forest Ecology and Management. 319, 107-115

Author(s): Martínez-Mena M, Garcia-Franco N, Almagro M, Ruiz-Navarro A, Albaladejo J, Melgares de Aguilar J, Gonzalez D, Querejeta JI (2013)
Title: Decreased foliar nitrogen and crop yield in organic rainfed almond trees during transition from reduced tillage to no-tillage in a dryland farming system
Source: European Journal of agronomy. 49, 149-157

Author(s): Albaladejo J, Ortiz R, Garcia-Franco N, Ruiz Navarro A, Almagro M, Garcia Pintado J, Martínez-Mena M (2013)
Title: Land use and climate change impacts on soil organic carbon stocks in semi-arid Spain
Source: Journal of Soils Sediments. 13, 265-277