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    • Accuracy of methods for field assessment of rill and ephemeral gully erosion 

      Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Loizu Maeztu, Javier Upna; Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Santisteban Comino, Luisa María de; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna (Elsevier, 2006)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      To properly assess soil erosion in agricultural areas, it is necessary to determine precisely the volume of ephemeral gullies and rills in the field by using direct measurement procedures. However, little information is ...
    • Assessing soil properties controlling interrill erosion: an empirical approach under Mediterranean conditions 

      Ollobarren del Barrio, Paul; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna (Wiley, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Soil erodibility is a complex phenomenon that comprises a number of different soil properties. However, most current (empirical) erodibility indices are based on only a few soil properties. A feasible soil characterization ...
    • Assessment of soil factors controlling ephemeral gully erosion on agricultural fields 

      Ollobarren Del Barrio, Paul; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna (Wiley, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The soil factor is crucial in controlling and properly modeling the initiation and development of ephemeral gullies (EGs). Usually, EG initiation has been related to various soil properties (i.e. sealing, critical shear ...
    • Beyond precipitation: physiographic gradients dictate the relative importance of environmental drivers on savanna vegetation 

      Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Muñoz Carpena, Rafael; Kaplan, David A.; Southworth, Jane; Zhu, Likai; Waylen, Peter (Public Library of Science, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Background: Understanding the drivers of large-scale vegetation change is critical to managing landscapes and key to predicting how projected climate and land use changes will affect regional vegetation patterns. This ...
    • Combined spatial and temporal effects of environmental controls on long-term monthly NDVI in the Southern Africa savanna 

      Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Muñoz Carpena, Rafael; Southworth, Jane; Zhu, Likai; Waylen, Peter; Bunting, Erin (MDPI, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Deconstructing the drivers of large-scale vegetation change is critical to predicting and managing projected climate and land use changes that will affect regional vegetation cover in degraded or threated ecosystems. We ...
    • Comparison between capacitive and microstructured optical fiber soil moisture sensors 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; López Rodríguez, José Javier; Yerro Lizarazu, David; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Soil moisture content has always been an important parameter to control because it is a deterministic factor for site-specific irrigation, seeding, transplanting, and compaction detection. In this work, a discrete sensor ...
    • Demonstrating correspondence between decision-support models and dynamics of real-world environmental systems 

      Huffaker, Ray; Muñoz Carpena, Rafael; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna; Southworth, Jane (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      There are increasing calls to audit decision-support models used for environmental policy to ensure that they correspond with the reality facing policy makers. Modelers can establish correspondence by providing empirical ...
    • Dissolved solids and suspended sediment dynamics from five small agricultural watersheds in Navarre, Spain: a 10-year study 

      Merchán Elena, Daniel Upna; Luquin Oroz, Eduardo Adrián; Hernández García, Iker; Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Valle de Lersundi, Jokin del (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Dissolved solids (DS) and suspended sediment (SS) loads are considered relevant environmental problems. They are related to a wide range of on-site and off-site impacts, such as soil erosion or salinization of water bodies. ...
    • Effect of topography on retreat rate of different gully headcuts in Bardenas Reales area (Navarre, Spain) 

      Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In Northeast Spain, gullying is a widespread phenomenon. This type of erosion is especially intense in Bardenas Reales (Navarre) where at least two major typical kinds of gully headcut are present. A first group developed ...
    • Evaluation of 2D models for the prediction of surface depression storage using realistic reference values 

      Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Mezkiritz Barberena, Irantzu; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna; Álvarez-Mozos, Jesús Upna; González-Audicana, María Upna; Martínez de Aguirre Escobar, Alejandro Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna (Wiley, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Depression storage (DS) is the maximum storage of precipitation and runoff in the soil surface at a given slope. The DS is determined by soil roughness that in agricultural soils is largely affected by tillage. The direct ...
    • Evaluation of a gully headcut retreat model using multitemporal aerial photographs and digital elevation models 

      Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Flores Cervantes, J. H.; Bras, R. L.; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Giráldez Cervera, Juan Vicente (American Geophysical UnionWiley, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A large fraction of soil erosion in temperate climate systems proceeds from gully headcut growth processes. Nevertheless, headcut retreat is not well understood. Few erosion models include gully headcut growth processes, ...
    • Factors controlling sediment export in a small agricultural watershed in Navarre (Spain) 

      Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Grande Esteban, Ildefonso Upna; Díez Beregaña, Javier; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna; Álvarez-Mozos, Jesús Upna; Goñi Garatea, Mikel Upna (Elsevier, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      It is recognised that the hydrological and erosion processes in watersheds are very much conditioned by the (inter)action of a number of variables. This paper covers a 15-year period of studying those factors that have ...
    • Gully geometry: what are we measuring? 

      Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna (European Geosciences UnionCopernicus Publications, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Much of the research on (ephemeral) gully erosion comprises the determination of the geometry of these eroded channels, especially their width and depth. This is not a simple task due to uncertainty generated by the wide ...
    • Highway paving in the southwestern Amazon alters long-term trends and drivers of regional vegetation dynamics 

      Klarenberg, Geraldine; Muñoz Carpena, Rafael; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Perz, Steve G. (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Infrastructure development, specifically road paving, contributes socio-economic benefits to society worldwide. However, detrimental environmental effects of road paving have been documented, most notably increased ...
    • Hydrological effects of the sediments deposited off a hillslope affected by rill erosion: project outlines and preliminary results 

      Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The main objectives of this project are (i) to evaluate the sedimentation rate generated by rill erosion in a hillslope and the granulometric characteristics of the sediment deposited off this hillslope, and (ii) to ...
    • Photogrammetrical and field measurement of gullies with contrasting morphology 

      Marzolff, I.; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Seeger, M.; Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Ries, J. B.; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Álvarez Mozos, Jesús Upna (Universidad Pública de Navarra / Nafarroako Unibertsitate Publikoa, 2007)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Despite a wealth of studies on monitoring different types of gullies by using remote-sensing technique such as photogrammetry, relatively few efforts have been made to test their accuracy. Therefore the question arises as ...
    • Runoff, nutrients, sediment and salt yields in an irrigated watershed in southern Navarre (Spain) 

      Merchán Elena, Daniel Upna; Casalí Sarasíbar, Javier Upna; Valle de Lersundi, Jokin del; Campo Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Giménez Díaz, Rafael Upna; Preciado, Beatriz; Lafarga, Alberto (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The environmental impact of irrigated agriculture on water quality was assessed in Landazuria watershed (Navarre, northeast Spain), a 479.5 ha watershed with 53% of irrigated agricultural land. In the framework of a long-term ...
    • Watering or buffering? Runoff and sediment pollution control from furrow irrigated fields in arid environments 

      Campo-Bescós, Miguel Ángel Upna; Muñoz Carpena, Rafael; Kiker, Gregory A.; Bodah, Brian W.; Ullman, Jeffrey L. (Elsevier, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Surface irrigated agriculture in arid and semi-arid regions contributes to downstream environmental degradation. Changes in irrigation system operational scenarios (ISOS) can represent an economic alternative to reduce ...