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Oscar Gonzalez Pelayo

Oscar Gonzalez Pelayo

Assistant Researcher

  • Author Name : Gonzalez-Pelayo O.

  • Researcher ID: K-7912-2014
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-6193-4040
  • Ciencia ID: CF1A-DD98-1E21
  • Department: Environmental Planning
  • Research Group: Socio-Ecological Systems Analysis, Management & Planning (SES)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Gonzales-Pelayo, Óscar OR González-Pelayo, O. OR González-Pelayo, Oscar OR Oscar Pelayo OR Oscar Gonzalez OR González-Pelayo, Óscar OR Gonzalez-Pelayo, Oscar OR González, O.) and AD=( Valencia or Aveiro)

Research interests

PhD in Soil Science and degree in Biology by University of Valencia, Spain. In the last 18 year has been involved in several national and international EU projects as a researcher in (i) Desertification Research Center, (ii) University of Valencia (Spain) & (iii) CESAM (Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar-Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal). Latest 5 years he developed research on Soil erosion and hydrology, post-wildfire off-site effects and mitigation, and desertification processes

Academic degrees

2011. Ph.D. in Soil Biology. University of Valencia.
2003. MASTER in Environmental Sciences: Desertification and hydrology. University of Valencia.
2001. CAP (Curso de Aptitud Pedagógica/Pedagogic Skills Course). University of Valencia.
1994-2000. Academic degree in Biology

Scientific activities

Professional with extensive experience in research, training and communication in the environmental sector. Field Project Manager in several EU-FP7 projects. Wide experience with the use of environmental and plant physiology sensors. Experience with multidisciplinary international teams. Lecture in international conferences related with fire effects and ecosystem services. Experienced in prescribed burnings, and on post-wildfire off-site effects and mitigation. Active member of the ESP team ( Nowadays under "Norma Transitoria" contract.



SOILCOMBAT - Engineering the sponge function of Portuguese pasture soils to sustainably combat desertification See more

FirEProd - Prescribed burning, fire risk and eucalypts productivity: from research to practice See more

FRISCO-Managing Fire-induced RISks of water quality Contamination See more

LIFE REFOREST - Erosion prevention and flora REstauration of burnt FOREST areas through innovative fungal-technosol solution See more

ASHMOB - Wildfire ASH MOBilization by wind and water erosion: a combined measurementmodeling approach for prediction of post-fire ash mobilization risk See more

EPyRIS - Joint Strategy for the Protection and Restoration of Ecosystems Affected by Forest Fires. (Integrated management in high-risk natural areas) See more

ASHES - Advection and diffusion of suspended sediments from wildfires in rough open channel flows See more

SusPiRe - a tool towards sustainable management of Pinus pinaster (Ait.) forests based on the prediction of spontaneous regeneration See more

FIRE-C-BUDs - Indirect effects of wildfire (severity) on carbon fluxes and budgets See more

RECARE - Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Asjra Bosch (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Koen Bokhorst (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Benedikt Buchspies (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Silvia Foresta (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ariët Kieskamp (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Sjors Busink (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): André Vallendar (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Federica Cenzato (not a CESAM member)

BSc Project (Co-supervisor): Astrid Mous (not a CESAM member)

BSc Project (Co-supervisor): Céline van Beek (not a CESAM member)

BSc Project (Co-supervisor): Christiaan Wewer (not a CESAM member)

CESAM Funding: