José Barquín Ortiz

José Barquín Ortiz


    Jose (Pepe) Barquín has a PhD on freshwater ecology by Massey University, New Zealand. Pepe has held different positions as a Postdoc at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in New Zealand as well as at the University of Cantabria and was granted the position of Juan de la Cierva researcher during the 2009-2011 period and recently the Ramón y Cajal (2012-2017) at the Department of Water Science and Technology, University of Cantabria (UC). Pepe is currently involved in numerous research projects and competitive contracts with the administration and/or companies as PI and is a member of the Iberian Limnological Association, the Iberian Society of Ichthyology, the Society for Freshwater Sciences and the New Zealand Freshwater Science Society. Pepe has also directed numerous master and doctoral thesis and lectures within the master's program concerned with the management of aquatic ecosystems at the UC.

    Las principales líneas en las que estoy centrando mi investigación en estos momentos son:

    • Patrones de biodiversidad acuática
    • Determinación de factores que controlan el metabolismo fluvial
    • Efectos de la deforestación y cambios en los usos del suelo en los ecosistemas fluviales
    • Efectos de actividades antrópicas en los ecosistemas fluviales

    Barquín, J. & Death, R.G.2004. Patterns of invertebrate diversity in streams and freshwater springs in Northern Spain Archiv für Hidrobiologie 166(3) 329-349

    Death, R. G., J. Barquín, et al. (2004). Coldwater and Geothermal Springs. In: Freshwaters of New Zealand. J. S. Harding, M. P. Mosley, C. Pearson and B. Sorrell (eds.). Christchurch, New Zealand Hydrological Society Inc. & New Zealand Limnological Society Inc.: 30.1-30.14.

    Barquín, J. & Death, R.G. 2006. Spatial patterns of macroinvertebrate diversity in New Zealand springbrooks and rhithral streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25(4): 768-786

    Barquín, J. & Scarsbrook, M.R.2007 Management and conservation strategies for coldwater springs. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 18: 580-591

    Barquín, J. & Death, R.G. 2009. Physical and chemical differences in karst springs of Cantabria, northern Spain: do invertebrate communities correspond?. Journal of Aquatic Ecology 43(2): 445-455

    Alvarez-Cabria M., Barquín J. & Juanes, J.A. 2010. Spatial and seasonal variability of macroinvertebrate metrics: Do macroinvertebrate communities track river health?. Ecological Indicators 10 (2): 370-379

    Alvarez-Cabria M., Barquín J. & Juanes, J.A. 2010. Microdistribution patterns of macroinvertebrate communities upstream and downstream of organic effluents. Water Resources Research 45(3):1501-1511

    Alvarez-Cabria M., Barquín J. & Juanes, J.A. 2011. Macroinvertebrate community dynamics in a temperate European Atlantic river. Do they conform to general ecological theory?. Hydrobiologia 658: 277-291

    Barquín, J. & Death, R.G. 2011. Downstream changes in spring-fed stream invertebrate communities: the effect of increased temperature range?. Journal of Limnology 70(Suppl. 1): 134-146

    Snelder T., Barquín J., Booker D., Lamouroux N., Pella H. & Shankar U. 2011. Can bottom-up procedures improve the performance of stream classifications? Aquatic Sciences .

    Benda L., Miller D. & Barquín J. 2011. Creating a catchment context for river restoration planning. Hydrology and Earth Systems Science 15:2995-3015.

    Barquín J. & Martinez-Capel F. 2011. Preface: Assessment of physical habitat characteristics in Rivers, implications for river ecology and management. Limnetica: 30(2): 159-168.

    Peñas F., Fernández F., Calvo M., Pedraz L. & Barquín J. 2011. Inferring stream reach characteristics from river network variables. The influence of precision. Limnetica: 30(2): 197-216

    Fernández D., Barquín J. & Raven P. 2011. A Review of Habitat Assessment Methods for Rivers; Indices or Characterisation Protocols?. Limnetica 30(2): 217-234.

    Barquín J., Fernández D., Álvarez-Cabria M. & Peñas F. 2011. Habitat assessment in Cantabrian rivers: A comparison of methods. Limnetica 30(2): 329-346.

    Cortes, R., Varandas S., Teixeira A., Hughes S., Magalhães M., Barquín J., Álvarez-Cabria M. & Fernández D. 2011 Effects of landscape and land use variables on reach habitat characteristics and stream macroinvertebrate communities: implications for river habitat assessment. Limnetica 30(2): 347-362.

    Naura M, Sear D., Álvarez-Cabria M., Peñas F., Fernández D. & Barquín J. 2011. Integrating monitoring, expert knowledge and habitat enhancement within conservation organisations for the delivery of the water framework directive: a proposed approach. Limnetica 30(2): 427-466.

    Barquín, J., B. Ondiviela, et al. 2012. Assessing the conservation status of alder-ash alluvial forest and atlantic salmon in the Natura 2000 river network of Cantabria, Northern Spain. River conservation and management: 20 years on. P. J. Boon and P. J. Raven. Chichester, UK, Wiley-Blackwell: 191-208.

    Death R.G. & Barquín J. 2012. Are there global differences in the diversity disturbance relationship? Journal of the North American Benthological Society 31(2):

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