Investigadores Adscritos ao IBADER

Prof. Dr. Agustín Merino García
 
Departamento de Edafoloxía e Química Agrícola
Escola Politécnica Superior. Campus Terra. Lugo.
Telf. 982 823 120
agustin.merino@usc.es
 

1.- Grupo de Investigación.
 
Unidade de Xestión Forestal Sostible (GI-1837)
 

2.- Liñas de ID+i.
 
  • Solos e nutrición forestal.
  • Cinzas de biomasa como fertilizante
  • Fixación de CO2
  • Repoboacións - Selvicultura.
  • Biomasa forestal.
  • Lumes forestais.
 

3.- Actividades de ID+i
 
Título: Gestion durable des forêts: un reseau européen de zones pilotes pour le mise en oeuvre opérationelle (FORSEE).
IP: A. Merino, A. Rodríguez Rigueiro.
Convocatoria: UE-FEDER (Programa INTERREG IIIB Espace Atlantique).
Fechas: 2004-2006
 
Título: Captura de carbono en terrenos agrícolas repoblados con plantaciones forestales para uso maderero y energético. SUM2006-00006-00-00
IP: A. Merino
Convocatoria: INIA.
Fechas: 2007-2009
 
Título: Programa de formación e innovación educativa para el desarrollo de un programa de doctorado conjunto en agronomía entre la USAC (Guatemala) y la USC (España). (B/017505/08).
IP: A. Merino
Convocatoria: AECID
Fechas: 2009
 
Título: Bosques del futuro (Restaura) - (subproxecto dentro del proyecto 'Restauración y gestión forestal'- PSS-310000-2009-21). (PSE-310000-2009-4).
IP: A. Merino
Convocatoria: FEDERMinisterio de Ciencia e Innovación
Fechas: 2008-2011
 
Título: Estudio de la calidad de masa y riesgo de inestabilidad de las plantaciones forestales de gallegas de Pinus pinaster. PGIDIT03RFO02E.
IP: A. Rodríguez Rigueiro, A. Merino
Convocatoria: Consellería de Innovación, Industria e Comercio, Xunta de Galicia
Fechas: 2003-2006.
 
Título: Forest management and the water cycle (FORMAN).
IP: M. Bredemeier (Uni. Gottingen, Alemania).
Convocatoria: Acción COST FP0601. VI Programa Marco de la UE.
Fechas: 2006-2007.
 
Título: Estudio de la estabilización del carbono en suelos agrícolas reforestados. (AGL2009-13400-C05-04 (subprograma FOR).
IP: A.Merino.
Convocatoria: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación).
Fechas: 2009-2012
 
Título: Congreso internacional bosques gestionados en futuros paisajes: Implicaciones Para los ciclos del agua y del carbono (4C201 0-00044-00-00).
IP: A. Merino.
Convocatoria: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación-INIA.
Fechas: 2010-2011
 
Título: BIOCEN. Comercialización de cenizas como fertilizante de suelo (Análisis de mercado y prueba piloto).
IP: A. Merino
Convocatoria: Empresa-Concepto
Fechas: 2011
 
Título: Runoff Erosion
IP: Niki Evelpidou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Grecia).
Convocatoria: Erasmus Intensive Programme (IP), G ATHINE01
Fechas: 2011-2012.
 
Título: Generación de fertilizantes a partir de cenizas de biomasa. Investigador principal
IP: A. Merino
Convocatoria: FEADER-Xunta de Galicia
Fechas: 2013-2015.
 
Título: PANTERA: Aplicación dos residuos da industria do papel e de neumáticos fóra de uso para a construción de terrapléns ecolóxicos alixeirados e outros materiais de construción.
IP: A. Merino
Convocatoria: Feder- Innterconecta
Fechas: 20014
 
Título: Programa de formación e innovación educativa para estudios de postgrado en agricultura y medio ambiente en Centroamérica” (PR 803D 2014/07),
IP: A. Merino.
Convocatoria: Xunta de Galicia. Axudas a proxectos de cooperación no exterior
Fechas: 2014.
 
Título: Sustainable Agrarian Management Studies for Uzbekistan (Samuz).
IP: P. Michael Smith (Justus-Lieig University Glessen, Alemania)
Convocatoria: Tempus Proyect.
Fechas: 2013.
 
Título: Land Degradation and Rehabilitation in Mediterranean Evironments (LANDCARE).
IP: A. Merino.
Convocatoria: Eramus +. Acción clave 2 – Asociaciones estratégicas (KA203).
Fechas: 2015-2018
 
Título: Carbon sequestration from wildfires? Quantifying the role of pyrogenic carbon (RPG-2014-095).
IP: Stefan Doerr, Dep. Geography, Swansea University, UK.
Convocatoria: The Leverhulme Trust (London).
Fechas: 2014-2016.
 
Título: Construcción de suelos artificiales a partir de la reutilización de residuos generados por la ciudad de México como una alternativa urbana Sostenible
IP: Bruno Chavez-Vergara, Dep. Geología, UNAM, México.
Convocatoria:
Fechas: 2016-2018.
 
Título: Stock de carbono en los suelos de España: respuesta al cambio climático y al cambio de uso (CGL2015-71958-REDT).
IP: Pere Rovira. Centre tecnologic forestal de catalunya.
Convocatoria: Redes de Excelencia.
Fechas: 2016
 

4.- Publicacións mais relevantes:
 
  • Merino, A.; Álvarez, E.; García-Rodeja, E. (1994). Reponse of some soils of Galicia (NW Spain) to H2SO4 acidification. Water Air & Soil Pollution, 74, 89-101. ISSN 0049-6979.
  • Merino, A.; García-Rodeja, E. (1996). Mobility of sulphate in experimentaly acidified soils from Galicia (NW Spain). Water Air & Soil Pollution, 87, 23-37.
  • Merino, A.; García-Rodeja, E. (1997). Heavy metal and aluminium mobilization in soils from Galicia (NW Spain) as a consequence of experimental acidification. Applied Geochemistry, 12, 225-228.
  • Merino, A.; Macías, F.; García-Rodeja, E. (1998). Aluminium dynamics in experimentally acidified soils from a humid-temperate region of south Europe. Chemosphere, 36, 1137-1142.
  • Merino, A.; Edeso, J. M.; González, M. J.; Marauri, P (1998). Soil properties in a hilly area following different harvesting managements. Forest Ecology and Management, 103, 235-246.
  • Meiwes, K. J.; Merino, A.; Beese, F. (1998). Chemical composition of throughfall, soil water, leaves and leaf litter in a beech forest receiving long term application of ammonium sulphate. Plant and Soil, 201, 217-230. ISSN: 0032-079X
  • Edeso, J. M.; Merino, A.; González, M. J.; Marauri, P. (1999). Soil erosion under different harvesting managements in steep forestlands from Northern Spain. Land Degradation and Development, 10, 79-88. ISSN: 1085-3278
  • Merino, A.; Edeso, J. M. (1999). Soil fertility rehabilitation in young Pinus radiata plantations from northern Spain after intensive site preparation. Forest Ecology and Management, 116, 83-91.
  • Fernández, S.; Seoane, S.; Merino, A. (1999). Plant heavy metal concentrations and soil biology properties on agricultural serpentine soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 30, 1867-1884.
  • Merino, A.; Macías, F.; García-Rodeja, E. (2000). Element fluxes and acid-buffering reactions in acidified soils from a humid-temperate region of South Europe. Water Air Soil Pollution, 120, 217-228.
  • Ouro, G.; Pérez-Batallón, P.; Merino, A. (2001). Effects of silvicultural practices on nutrient status in a Pinus radiata plantation: nutrient export by tree removal and nutrient dynamics in decomposing logging residues. Annals of Forest Science, 58, 411-422.
  • Pérez-Batallón, P.; Ouro, G.; Macías, F.; Merino, A. (2001). Initial mineralization of organic matter in a forest plantation soil following logging residue management techniques. Annals of Forest Sciences, 58, 807-818.
  • Sánchez-Rodríguez, F.; López, C.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R.; Español, E.; Merino, A. (2002). Influence of edaphic factors on the productivity of Pinus radiata D. Don plantations in NW Spain. Forest Ecology and Management, 171, 181-189.
  • Merino, A.; Rodríguez López, A.; Brañas, J.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R. (2003). Nutrition and growth in newly established plantations of Eucalyptus globulus in Northwest Spain. Annals of Forest Science, 60, 509-517.
  • Merino, A.; Pérez-Batallón, P.; Macías, F. (2004). Responses of soil organic matter and greenhouse gas fluxes to changes in soil management and land use in a humid temperate region of southern Europe. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 36, 917-925.
  • Meesenburg, H.; Merino, A.; Meiwes, K.J.; Beese, F. (2003). Effects of long-term application of ammonium sulphate on nitrogen fluxes in a beech ecosystem at Solling, Germany. Water Air and Soil Pollution, Focus 4, 415-426.
  • Merino, A.; Fernández-López, A.; Solla-Gullón, F.; Edeso, J. M. (2004). Soil changes and tree growth in intensively managed radiata pine plantations in Northern Spain. Forest Ecology and Management, 196, 393-404.
  • Merino, A.; Balboa, M.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R.; Álvarez González, J. G. (2005). Nutrient exports under different harvesting regimes in southern Europe. Forest Ecology and Management, 207, 325- 339. (doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2004.10.074)
  • Merino, A, Otero, V, Omil. B., Lastra, B. Piñeiro, V.; Gallego, P. P. (2006). Nutritional status and fruit production of kiwi vines following application of bark boiler ash. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 169, 127-133.
  • Balboa, M.; Rojo, A.; Álvarez J. G.; Merino, A. (2006). Carbon and nutrient stocks in mature Quercus robur L. stands in NW Spain. Annals of Forest Science, 63, 557-565.
  • Solla-Gullón, F.; Santalla, M. Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R.; Merino, A. (2006). Nutritional status and growth of a young Pseudotsuga menziesii plantation in a temperate region after application of wood bark ash. Forest Ecology and Management, 237, 312-321.
  • Balboa-Murias, M.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R.; Merino, A.; Álvarez González, J. G. (2006). Temporal variations and distribution of carbon stocks in aboveground biomass of radiata pine and maritime pine pure stands under different silvicultural regimes. Forest Ecology and Management, 237, 29-38.
  • Rodríguez Soalleiro, R.; Balboa, M.; Álvarez-González, J. G.; Merino, A. (2007) Evaluation through a simulation model of nutrient exports in fast-growing southern European pine stands in relation tosilvicultural practices and harvesting operations. Annals of Forest Science, 64, 375-384..
  • Merino, A.; Álvarez-González, J. G.; Real, C.; Rodríguez-Guitian, M. (2007). Forest structure and C stocks in natural forest fragments of Fagus sylvatica in southern Europe: the effects of past management. Forest Ecology and Management, 250, 206-214.
  • Omil, B.; Piñeiro, V.; Merino, A. (2007). Trace elements in soils and plants in temperate forest plantations subjected to single and multiple applications of mixed wood ash. Science of The Total Environment, 381, 157-168. (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.04.004)
  • Omil, B.; Mosquera-Losada, R.; Merino, A. (2007). Short and long-term responses of a non N limited forest plantation to the application of an alkaline stabilized biosolid from the dairy industry. Journal of Environmental Quality, 36, 1765-1774.
  • Merino, A.; Real, C.; Rodríguez-Guitián, M.A. (2008). Nutritional status of managed and natural forest fragments of Fagus sylvatica in southern Europe. Forest Ecology and Management 255, 3691-3699. (doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2008.03.007)
  • Solla-Gullón, F.; Santalla, M.; Pérez-Cruzado, C.; Merino, A.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R. (2008). Response of Pinus radiata seedlings to application of mixed wood-bark ash at planting in a temperate region: Nutrition and growth. Forest Ecology and Management, 255, 3873-3884.
  • Miranda, M.; Benedito, J. L.; Blanco-Penedo, I.; López-Lamas, C.; Merino, A.; López Alonso, M. (2009) Metal accumulation in cattle raised in a serpentine-soil area: Relationship between metal concentrations in soil, forage and animal tissues. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 23, 231–238.
  • Gartzia-Bengoetxea, N.; González-Arias, A.; Merino, A.; Martínez de Arano, I. (2009). Soil organic matter in soil physical fractions in adjacent semi-natural and cultivated stands in temperate Atlantic forests. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41, 1674–1683. (doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.05.010)
  • Rubio, A.; Merino, A.; Blanco, A. (2010). Soil-plant relations in Mediterranean forest environment. European Journal of Forest Research, 129, 1-3.
  • Pérez-Cruzado, C.; Solla, F.; Merino, A.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R. (2011). Analysis of growth and nutrition of a young Castanea x coudercii plantation alter application of wood bark ash. European Journal of Forest Research, 132, 209-217. (DOI: 10.1007/s10342-010-0422-z).
  • Ferreiro, A.; Merino, A.; Díaz, N.; Piñeiro, J. (2011). Improving the effectiveness of wood ash fertilization in mixed mountain pastures. Grass and Forage Science, 66, 337-350. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2011.00800.x)
  • Pérez-Cruzado, C.; Merino, A.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R. (2011). A management tool for estimating bioenergy production and carbon sequestration in Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens grown as short rotation woody crops in north-west Spain. Biomass and Bioenergy, 35, 2839-2851.
  • Santalla, M.; Omil, B.; Rodríguez-Soallerio, R.; Merino (2011). Effectiveness of wood ash containing charcoal as a fertilizer for a forest plantation in a temperate region. Plant and Soil, 346: 63–78 (DOI: 10.1007/s11104-011-0794-y).
  • Omil, B.; Sánchez-Rodríguez, F.; Merino, A. (2011). Capítulo 6: Effects of ash applications on soil status, nutrition and growth in Pinus radiata plantations. En: Insam, H. and Knapp, B. A. (Eds.) Recycling biomass ashes. Pp. 69-86. Springer. (ISBN: 978-3-642-19353-8).
  • Fernández, C.; Vega, J. A.; Jiménez, E.; Vieira, DCS.; Merino, A.; Ferreiro, A. Fonturbel, T. (2012). Effects of seedlings and mulching on post-fire runoff, soil erosion and species diversity in Galicia (NW Spain). Land Degradation and Development, 23, 150-156 (DOI: 10.1002/ldr.1064).
  • Pérez-Cruzado, C.; Mansilla-Salinero, P.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R.; Merino, A. (2012). Influence of tree species on carbon sequestration in afforested pastures in a humid temperate region. Plant and Soil, 353: 333–353 (DOI 10.1007/s11104-011-1035-0).
  • Martín, J.; Merino, A.; Díaz-Casero, J. (2012). Relating visual crown conditions to nutritional limitations and tree growth in monoclonal poplar plantations (Populus x euramericana).
  • European Journal of Forest Research, 131, 1185-1198 (DOI 10.1007/s10342-011-0590-5) Bredemeier, M.; Gallardo Lancho, J.F.; Merino, A. (2012). Water and carbon in forests: challenges for forest management under the pressures of climate change. European Journal of Forest Research, 131, 1639-1642 (10.1007/s10342-012-0655-0).
  • Pérez-Cruzado, C.; Mohren, G.M.J.; Merino, A.; Rodríguez-Soalleiro, R. (2012). Carbon balance for different management practices for fast growing tree species planted on former pasture land in southern Europe. European Journal of Forest Research, 131, 1695-1716 (DOI 10.1007/s10342-012-0609-6).
  • Omil, B.; Piñeiro, V.; Merino, A. (2013). Soil and tree responses to the application of wood ash containing charcoal to two soils of contrasting properties. Forest Ecology and Management, 295, 199-212.
  • Vega, JA.; Fontúrbel, T.; Merino, A.; Fernández, C.; Ferreiro, A.; Jiménez, E. (2013). Testing the suitability of visual indicators of soil burn severity to reflect changes in soil chemical and microbial properties in pine stands and shrublands. Plant and Soil, 369, 73-91 (DOI 10.1007/s11104-012-1532-9).
  • Pérez-Cruzado, C; Sande, B. Omil, B; Rovira, P.; Barros, N; Salgado, J; Merino, A (2014). Organic matter properties in soils afforested with Pinus radiata. Plant and Soil, 74:381–398 (DOI 10.1007/s11104-013-1896-5).
  • Merino, A; Ferreiro, A.; Fontúrbel, M.T.; Barros, N.; Fernández, C.; Salgado, J.; Vega, JA. (2014). Use of thermal analysis and solid-state 13 CP NMR spectroscopy to diagnose soil organic matter quality in different burn severities. Geoderma, 226-227, 374-386.
  • Chávez-Vergara, B., Merino, A., Vázquez-Marrufo, G., García-Oliva, F. (2014). Organic matter dynamics and microbial activity during decomposition of forest floor under two native neotropical oak species in a temperate deciduous forest in Mexico. Geoderma, 235-236, 133-145.
  • Barros, N.; Merino, A.; Martín-Pastor, M.; Pérez-Cruzada, C.; Hansen, L. (2014). Changes in soil organic matter in a forestry chronosequence monitored by thermal analysis and calorimetry. Spanish Journal of Soil Science, 4, 239-253.
  • Santín, C.; Merino, A., Doerr, S. H. (2015). Chemical transformation of the Forest floor during a boreal forest fire. Flamma, 6, 39-41.
  • Merino, A.; Chávez-Vergara, B; Salgado, J.; Fontúrbel, M.T.; García-Oliva, F.; Vega, J.A. (2015). Composition and stability of non-woody char generated by wildfire in different forest ecosystems. Catena, 133, 52-63.
  • Rovira P, Sauras T; Salgado J; Merino A (2015). Towards sound comparisons of soil carbon stocks: a proposal based on the cumulative coordinates approach. Catena, 133, 420-431.
  • Pérez, O; Hernández, F.; Velasquez, A.; Ramírez, C.; Tayun, J.; San Juan, L.; Duarte, R.; Azaon, V.; Martínez, C.; Melgar, M.; Sacbajá, A.; Merino, A (2015). Avances en las evaluaciones de boro y zinc en el cultivo de caña de azúcar en suelos derivados de ceniza volcánica de Guatemala. Informaciones Agronómicas de Hispanoamérica, 20, 29-33.
  • Merino A, Moreno G, Navarro FB, Gallardo JF (2016). Challenges and future issues of Spanish soils. En: The Soils of Spain (J.F. Gallardo Lancho, Coord.), Chapter 6, 96 pp.+56 benchmark profiles+33 photos. ISBN: 978-3-319-20540-3; ID:326294-1-En. Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • Santín C, Doerr SH; Merino A., Bryant R, Loader NJ (2016). Forest floor chemical transformations in a boreal forest fire and their correlations with temperature and heating duration. Geoderma 264, 71–80.
  • Rey-Salgueiro, L; Omil, B.; Merino, A.; Martínez-Carballo, E.; Simal-Gandara, J. (2016). Organic pollutants profiling of wood ashes from biomass power plants linked to the ash characteristics. The Science of Total Environment, 544, 535-543.
  • Merino, A.; Omil B., Fonturbel MT.;Vega JA.; Balboa MA (2016). Reclamation of intensively managed soils in temperate regions by addition of wood bottom ash containing charcoal: SOM composition and microbial functional diversity. Applied Soil Ecology, 100, 195-206.
  • Santillán-Fernández, A.; Santoyo-Cortés, VH; García-Chávez, L.R.; Covarrubias-Gutiérrez, I.; Merino, A. (2016). Influence of drought and irrigation on sugar cane yields in different agro-ecoregions from Mexico. Agricultural Systems, 143, 126-135.
  • Campo J.; Merino A. (2016). Variations in soil carbon sequestration and their determinants along a precipitation gradient in seasonally dry tropical forest ecosystems. Global Change Biology, 22, 1942-1956.
  • Chávez-Vergara, B.; Rosales-Castillo, A.; Merino, A.; Vázquez-Marrufo, G.; Oyama, K.; García-Oliva, F. (2016). Quercus species control nutrients dynamics by determining the composition and activity of the forest floor fungal community. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 98, 186-195.
 
5.- Tesis de doutoramento dirixidas
 
Título: Aplicación de cenizas de biomasa arbórea como fertilizante y encalante de plantaciones forestales en Galicia.
Doctorando: Fernando Solla Gullón
Directores: A. Merino
Universidade: Santiago de Compostela
Centro: Escuela Politécnica Superior.
Data: 8/10/2004
 
Título: Biomasa arbórea y estabilidad nutricional de los sistemas forestales de Pinus pinaster, Eucalyptus globulus y Quercus robur en Galicia.
Doctorando: Miguel Balboa Murias
Directores: A. Merino
Universidade: Santiago de Compostela                                                     
Centro: Escuela Politécnica Superior.
Data: 02/06/2005
 
Título: Gestión de cenizas como fertilizante y enmendante de plantaciones jóvenes de Pinus radiata.
Doctorando: Beatriz Omil Ignacio
Directores: A. Merino
Universidade: Santiago de Compostela                                                     
Centro: Escuela Politécnica Superior
Data: 26/10/2007
 
Título: Cultivo de Kiwi: técnicas aplicadas a la mejora de la producción y conservación
Doctorando: Verónica Otero Abalde
Directores: Pedro Pablo Gallego, Agustín Merino
Universidade: Vigo                                                     
Centro: Facultade de Bioloxía
Data: 08/09/2008
 
Título: Empleo de cenizas de las industrias de tableros como restituyente de nutrientes em plantaciones aclaradas de Pinus radiata D. Don
Doctorando: Martín Santalla Seoane
Directores: A. Merino
Universidade: Santiago de Compostela                                                     
Centro: Escola Politécnica Superior
Data: 11/03/2010
 
Título: Models for estimating biomass and carbon in biomass and soils in Pinus radiata, Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens plantations established in former agricultural lands in northerwestern Spain
Doctorando: César Pérez-Cruzado
Directores: A. Merino
Universidade: Santiago de Compostela                                                     
Centro: Escola Politécnica Superior
Data: 17/03/ 2011