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Ana Isabel Calvo Gordaliza

Ana Isabel Calvo Gordaliza

Profesor Titular de Universidad (Universidad de León, España)

  • Author Name : Calvo, A.I. or Calvo, A.

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Publications

Projects

URBE - Source apportionment of URBan Emissions of primary particulate matter See more

Investigation of mineral dust at two measurement stations at the northern and southern islands at the Cape Verdes: harmonization of techniques, data evaluation and intercomparison of results - Action nºA45/12 between Univ. of Aveiro and Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research See more

Scientific Supervision

PEER REVIEW REFERRE WORK

Atmospheric Environment; Atmospheric Research; Aerosol and Air Quality Research; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment; Environmental Engineering and Management Journal

RESEARCH STAYS PREVIOUS TO CESAM


  • Three months at the Laboratory for Aerology in Toulouse, France, taking part in the scientific program CAPITOUL (Canopy and Aerosol Particle Interaction in Toulouse Urban Layer). October-December 2004.

  • Seven months at the Laboratory for Aerology in Toulouse, France, taking part in the scientific program CAPITOUL (Canopy and Aerosol Particle Interaction in Toulouse Urban Layer). April-October 2006.

  • Four months at the Andalusian Centre for Environmental Studies (Centro Andaluz de Medio Ambiente, CEAMA) in Granada (Spain). July-September 2007.

  • Five months at the University of Cambridge (Department of Chemistry), United Kingdom. July-December 2009.

COMUNICATIONS PREVIOUS TO CESAM

  • "The behaviour of the Atmosphere in Long-Range Transport". Fraile R., Calvo A.I., Castro A., Fernández-González D., García-Ortega. E., XI International Palynological Congress (4-9 July 2004) Granada, Spain.

  • "Are floods more frequent now?" De la Fuente T., Calvo A. I., Castro A., Fraile R. III European Conference on Severe Storms & Workshop on Severe Convective Storms (ECSS) (8-12 November 2004) León, Spain.

  • "A forest fire in the Laciana Valley (NW Spain): Influence of atmospheric conditions on aerosol inhalation". Calvo, A.I., Castro, A., Palencia, C, López, L., Fernández-Raga, M., Fraile. Spanish Meeting on the Science and Technology of Aerosols -RECTA 2007. (5-6 July 2007). Madrid, Spain.

  • "Waste burning under laboratory conditions: A study of aerosol concentrations". Calvo A. I., Castro. A.1, Pont V., Sánchez M.E., Fraile R. IUGG XXIV 2007 (2-13 July 2007) Perugia, Italy.

  • "Rain event on 22 October 2006: Drop spectra size". Fernández-Raga M., Catro A., Palencia C., Calvo A.I., Fraile R. 4th European Conference on Severe Storm. ECSS 2007. (10-14 September 2007) Trieste (Italy)

  • "Calibración de un disdrómetro óptico: consecuencias en la medida". Fernández-Raga M., Calvo A.I., Castro A., Fraile R. XXX Biennial Meeting of the Spanish Royal Physics Society. 17th Iberian Meeting for the Teaching of Physics (10-14 September 2007) Granada, Spain.

  • "Atmospheric aerosols during three different pollution episodes in the background EMEP station of Víznar (Granada), Spain". Calvo, A.I., Olmo, F.J., Alados-Arboledas-L., Guerrero-Rascado, J.L., Lyamani, H., Fraile, R., Castro, A. European Aerosol Conference -EAC- (9-14 September 2007). Salzburg, Austria..

  • "Composición química del aerosol urbano en Toulouse, Francia (Proyecto CAPITOUL- Canopy and Aerosol Particles Interaction in Toulouse Urban Layer)". Calvo A.I., Pont V., Liousse C., Dupré B., Mariscal A., Zouiten C. Gardrat E., Castera P., Lacaux C.-G-, Gomez L., Rey E., Castro A., Fernández-Raga M., Fraile R. XXX Biennial Meeting of the Spanish Royal Physics Society. 17th Iberian Meeting for the Teaching of Physics (10-14 September 2007) Granada, Spain.

  • "A measured effect of air pollution on hail falls" Dessens J., Berthet C., Pont V., Calvo A.I., Sanchez J.L. IX WMO Scientific Conference on Weather Modification (22-24 October 2007) Istanbul, Turkey.

  • "Caracterización del aerosol generado durante la quema de rastrojo en condiciones de laboratorio" Calvo A.I., Castro A., Pont V., Sánchez M.E., Fernández-Raga M., Fraile R. Spanish Meeting on the Science and Technology of Aerosols -RECTA 2008- (30 June - 1 July 2008). Málaga (Spain).

  • "Trends in hydrometeor frequency in Spain". González-Colino M., Alonso-Blanco E., Fernández-Raga M., Calvo A. I., Palencia C., Fraile R. International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation -ICCP 2008- (7 - 11 July 2008). Cancun (Mexico).

  • "Aerosol size distribution in precipitation events in León, Spain". Alonso-Blanco E., González-Colino M., Calvo A. I., Fernández-Raga M., Castro A., Fraile R. International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation -ICCP 2008- (7 - 11 July 2008). Cancun (Mexico).

  • "The kinetic energy of rain: application on soil erosion". Fernández-Raga M.,Fraile R., Keizer J.J., Castro A., Palencia C., Calvo A.I., Koenders J., Liliana R., Marques D.C. International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation -ICCP 2008- (7 - 11 July 2008)

  • "Winter precipitation chemistry in the background EMEP station in Víznar (Granada, Spain) (2002-2006)". Calvo A. I., Olmo F. J., Alados-Arboledas L., Castro A., Fraile R., Fernández-Raga M. International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation -ICCP 2008- (7 - 11 July 2008). Cancun (Mexico).

  • "Atmospheric aerosol and precipitation chemistry during the 2003 heat wave in the background EMEP station of Víznar (Granada), Spain" Calvo A. I., Olmo F. J., Alados-Arboledas L., Lyamani H., Castro A., Fernández-Raga M., Fraile R. European Aerosol Conference -EAC- (24 - 29 August 2008). Thessalonica (Greece)

  • "Atmospheric aerosol characterization during the large Saharan dust events of 2006 at Granada, Spain". Olmo F.J., Lyamani H., Calvo A.I., Guerrero-Rascado J.L., Alados-Arboledas L. European Aerosol Conference -EAC-(24-29 August 2008) Thessalonica (Greece)

  • "Sommes-nous capables de nous adapter au changement climatique?". Fernández-Raga M., Clemente T., Calvo A. I., Palencia C., Castro A., Fraile R. XXIème Colloque de l'Association Internationale de Climatologie (9 - 13 September 2008). Montpellier (France).

  • "Quel est l'effet du changement climatique sur les gelées? " González-Colino M., Alonso-Blanco E., Palencia C., Calvo A. I., Fernández-Raga M., Castro A. Fraile R. XXIème Colloque de l'Association Internationale de Climatologie (9 - 13 September 2008). Montpellier (France).

  • "Variabilité des températures sur le plateau central de la Péninsule Ibérique". Clemente T., Fernández-Raga M., Calvo A. I., Pujol O., Fraile R. XXIème Colloque de l'Association Internationale de Climatologie (9 - 13 September 2008). Montpellier (France).

  • "Caracterización y transporte del aerosol atmosférico en diferentes condiciones de estudio" Calvo A.I., Castro A., Pont V., Olmo, F.J., Fernández-Raga, M. Spanish Meeting on the Science and Technology of Aerosols -RECTA 2009- (24-26 June 2009). Bilbao (Spain).

  • "Moment-energy relationship: a criterion to distinguish between convective and stratiform precipitation". Fernández-Raga M., González-Colino M., Palencia C., Calvo, A.I., Castro A., Fraile R. European Conference on Severe Storms, ECSS (12-16 October 2009) Landshut, (Germany).

  • "Vertical distribution of raindrop sizes: a case study". González-Colino M., Fernández-Raga M., Riera J.M., García-del-Pino P., Benarroch A., Palencia C., Calvo A.I., Castro A., Fraile R.. European Conference on Severe Storms, ECSS (12-16 October 2009) Landshut (Germany).

  • "Relationship between precipitation and weather types in León, Spain". Fernández-González S., Fernández-Raga M., del-Río S., Castro A., Calvo A., Fraile R. European Conference on Severe Storms, ECSS (12-16 October 2009) Landshut, (Germany).

  • "Error in the sampling area of an optical disdrometer: consequences in computing other variables". Fraile R., Fernández-Raga M., González-Colino M., Palencia C., Calvo A.I., Castro A. European Conference on Severe Storms, ECSS (12-16 October 2009) Landshut (Germany).

  • "Characterisation and transportation of atmospheric aerosols: the urbnan and rural environment and the burning of biomass". Calvo A.I., Castro A., Pont V., Fraile R. Oral comunication. Department of Chemistry. University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). CAS Seminar. 26 de October 2009.
  • CHAPTERS IN BOOKS PREVIOUS TO CESAM


    • Calvo A.I., Castro A., Palencia C., Fraile R., 2009. Influence of Atmospheric Conditions on Aerosol Inhalation during a Forest Fire in Spain. In: Aerosols: Chemistry, Environmental Impact and Health Effects. Nova Science Publishers

    PAPERS PUBLISHED BEFORE CESAM

  • Fraile R., Calvo A.I., Castro A., Fernández-González D., García-Ortega E, 2006. The behaviour of the Atmosphere in Long-Range Transport. Aerobiología 22, 35-45.

  • Calvo A.I., Pont V., Liousse C., Dupré B., Mariscal A., Zouiten C. Gardrat E., Castera P., Lacaux C.-G-, Gomez L., Rey E., Castro A., Fraile R., 2008. Chemical composition of urban aerosols in Toulouse, France (CAPITOUL-Canopy and Aerosol Particles Interaction in Toulouse Urban Layer-experiment)". Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics 102, 307-323.

  • Fernández-Raga M, Castro A., Palencia C., Calvo A.I., Fraile R., 2008. Rain events on 22 October 2006 in León (Spain): Drop Size Spectra. Atmospheric Research (2009) 93: 619-635

  • Calvo A. I., Castro A., Fraile R., 2009. Caracterizacion del aerosol marino. Boletin de la Sociedad Española de Hidrologia Medica. Volumen XXIV, 8-18.
  • PACTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS


    • Co-operation in the Research Project "Impact of forest fires in aerosol pollution and their influence in climatic variables" (LE13/00B) funded by the Regional Government of Castile-León. Head researcher: Amaya Castro Izquierdo. University of León, Spain (2001-2002).

    • Co-operation in the Research Project "Physical characteristics of convective precipitation" (LE53/03) funded by the Regional Government of Castile-León León. Head researcher: Roberto Fraile Laiz. University of León, Spain.

    • Co-operation in the Research Project "Frequency of extreme weather events and climate change in peninsular Spain" (LE67/04) funded by the. Head researcher: Roberto Fraile Laiz. University of León, Spain.

    • Co-operation in the Research Project "Parameterization of raindrop microstructure in soil erosion models" (LE014A07), funded by the Regional Government of Castile-León.

    • Co-operation in the Research Project "Study on the effects of propagation in millimetric waves (20-85GHz). Detailed characterisation of attenuation by rainfall and its physical structure (TEC2007-63216), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.

    • Co-operation in the Research Project "Development of applications with Meteosat Second Generation for the detection of meteorological risks in Castile-León" (LE003B09), funded by the Regional Government of Castile-León. Head researcher: Laura López Campano. University of León, Spain.

    • Co-operation in the Research Project  "Gas-phase emission in smoke from natural/human-induced biomass burning" (PTDC/AAC-AMB/100093/2008), funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation. Head researcher: Margarita Evtyugina. University of Aveiro, Portugal

    • Co-operation in the Research Project   "Influencia de la oscilación del Atlántico Norte y de los tipos de tiempo en la microestructura de la precipitación" (LE039A10-2), funded by the Regional Government of Castile-León. Head researcher: Roberto Fraile . University of León, Spain.

    • Co-operation in the Research Project: "BIOEMI Project - Contribución de la quema de biomasa a la contaminación atmosférica" (PTDC/AMB/65706/2006) funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation. Head researcher: Celia Alves. Universidad de Aveiro, Portugal.

    • Co-operation in the Research Project: "Source apportionment of URBan Emissions of primary particulate matter (URBE)", PTDC/AAC-AMB/117956/2010. patrocinado por la Fundación para la Ciencia y Tecnología of Portugal (FCT). Head researcher: Celia Alves. University of Aveiro, Portugal.

    RESEARCH INTEREST

    Atmospheric pollution and chemistry;  Biomass burning; Traffic emissions; Indoor air quality; Chemical composition of precipitation; Precipitation-Aerosol interactions; Source apportionment

    ACADEMIC BACKGROUND


    • Degree in Environmental Sciences (June 2002). University of León, Spain.

    • Diploma in Advanced Studies (DEA). Doctoral courses in the program "Ecology and Environmental Technology" (October 2005). University of León, Spain.

    • Master in "Prevention and Risk Management in the Workplace". Specialization: "Safety in the Workplace" (November 2006). MAPFRE Insurance Company.

    • PhD in Environmental Sciences. Doctor Europeus. University of León, Spain. Thesis title: Characterization and transport of atmospheric aerosol: urban and rural environments and biomass burning. June 2009.


              Further qualifications



    • Summer course "Climate Change". Casado del Alisal (July 2002) 20 hours. Palencia.

    • Certificate for carrying out environmental impact assessments (nº 2003060263ACG). Regional Government of Castile-León. Department of the Environment (5th September 2003).

    • Course on "Assessing Environmental Impact". Official Association of Chemists of Santander, Valladolid & Palencia (28th April - 15th May 2003) 50 hours. León.

    • Teacher Training Course. Centre for Advanced Training and Educational Innovation (CFAIE). University of León (2003-2004) 300 hours. León

    • "III Technical Workshop on the Measurement of Environmental Aerosols, Nano- and Micrometric Particles" SIR. S.A. (11th May 2004) Tres Cantos, Madrid.

    • Instrumental course: "Assessing atmospheric impact with the Gaussian pollutant dispersion models ISC3 by USEPA". Vice-Rectory of Institutional Relations and University Outreach of the University of León. (8-9 July 2004) 10 hours. León.

    • Course on "Internal Audits Based on the ISO 9001:2000 Standard". American Supplier Institute, S.A. (8th March - 6th May 2005). 60 hours. Saldaña (Palencia).

    • Various courses taught by the Centre for Advanced Training and Educational Innovation (CFAIE) and the General Foundation of the University of León and Enterprise (FGULEM) during 2007-2009. Total: 148 hours

    • "Basic Aerosol Science Applied to Atmospheric Aerosols" Summer School (15-23 July 2007). 44 hours. Vienna, Austria.

    • Course "HYSPLIT Model". CIECEMA, University of Huelva, Spain (25-27 September 2007).

    • Instrumental course: "Aerobiological information and pollen allergies" (30 January - 1 February 2008) 26 hours. University of León (León).

    • 2nd European Fleet for Airborne Research (EUFAR) Summer School: "Airborne Cloud and Aerosol Science" (ACAS). KNMI (Koninklijk Netherlands Meteorological Institute) (16 - 24 April 2008). Utrecht (Holland)

    • Summer school on organic aerosols. European Commission-Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC) -Italy, Paul Scherrer Institute -Switzerland-, and University of Gothenburg-Sweden- (21- 25 June 2010). Ispra (Italy)

    • Lectures on atmospheric minieral dust and its impact on health, environment and economy. AEMET-BSC-EUMETSAT-WMO.(13 November 2010) Barcelona (Spain)

    Actual position

    Pos-doc scholarship 


    Funded by: FCT 


    Reference: SFRH/BPD/64810/2009


    ‏Start Date: 01-01-2010
    End Date: 31-12-2015
    Duration: 72 months


    CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020