Miren del Río

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Dep. Silviculture and Forest Management.
INIA-CIFOR (Forest Research Center)
Ctra. A Coruña Km. 7,5
28040 MADRID
e-mail: delrio@inia.es
Tel: + 34913473585
Fax: + 34913572293

Member of the Sustainable Forest Management Research Institute,
University of Valladolid-INIA (www.research4forestry.org),

Member of the International Scientific Committee of the Journal Forest Systems

Sub- Coordinator of the thematic net SELVIRED (Spanish Network on Silviculture and Sustainable Management of Forest Systems) http://www.inia.es/selvired

member of the Spanish Forest Science Society (S.E.C.F.) http://www.secforestales.org/

Academic degrees: 

Ingeniera de Montes, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid 1993
Doctora Ingeniera de Montes, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid 1998
Experta universitaria en Métodos Avanzados de Estadística Aplicada,Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia 2003

Current position: 

Researcher (since 2001)
Dep. Silviculture and Forest Management.
INIA-Forest Research Center

Former positions: 

Asssistant Professor, Universidad de Valladolid 1999-2001
Associate Profesor, Universidad de Valladolid 1997-1999

Teaching activity: 

Name of subject: Investigación en Selvicultura mediterránea (1 credit)
Type of programme: Master’s degree. Master de Investigación en Conservación y Uso Sostenible de Sistemas Forestales, Universidad de Valladolid
Since 2006

Name of subject: Evaluación y modelización forestal (1 credit)
Type of programme: Master’s degree. Master de Investigación en Conservación y Uso Sostenible de Sistemas Forestales, Universidad de Valladolid
Since 2006

COORDINATION

Coordination of the International Course "Gestión Forestal Sostenible", years 2008, 2010 and 2011. Organising body: INIA-AECID

DOCTORAL THESIS SUPERVISED (last 5 years)

BRAVO-OVIEDO A., 2010. Variabilidad del crecimiento en altura dominante de Pinus pinaster Ait. en el interior peninsular (Dominant height growth variability in Pinus pinaster Ait. in inner Spain). Universidad de Valladolid. Co-supervisor Gregorio Montero.
ADAME P., 2010. Crecimiento y dinámica de Quercus pyrenaica Willd. en Castilla y León: Modelización a partir de datos del Inventario Forestal Nacional (Growth and dynamic of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. in Castilla y León: Modelling from National Forest Inventory data). Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Co-supervisor Isabel Cañellas.

MARTÍN-BENITO D., 2009. Crecimiento del pino laricio (Pinus nigra Arn.) en distintas escalas temporales: efectos del cambio global (Black pine (Pinus nigra Arn.) growth at different time scales: global change effects).
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid . Co-supervisor Isabel Cañellas.

Scientific activity: 

RESEARCH PROJECTS (ACTIV)

•AGL2011-29701-C02-01 Sylviculture strategies for adaptation and mitigation of climate change on pine afforestations. Subproject 1. 2012-2014.Plan Nacional I+D+i. . Leader researcher: Dra. M. del Río
•FP7-KBBE-2011-5. ARANGE—Advanced multifunctional forest management in European mountain ranges.2012-2014 Leader researcher: Dr. M. Lexer.
•AT-10-007. Maintanence of the Permanent Sample Plot network on Sustainable Forest Management. INIA. 2011-2014. Leader researcher: Dr. G. Montero
•REGENFOR. 2010-2013. Forest systems regeneration in Madrid. Comunidad de Madrid. Leader researcher: Dr. Luis Gil.
• Reinforcing research on NTFP (non timber forest products) for rural development and food security in Ethiopia A1/041121/11. AECID. Leader Researcher: P. Martín Pinto

Some scientific publications: 

SCI PUBLICATIONS (last 5 years)

•MÄKELA A., RÍO M., HYNYNEN J., HAWKINS M.J., REYER C., SOARES P., VAN OIJEN M., TOMÉ M. 2012.Using stand-scale forest models for estimating indicators of sustainable forest management.Forest Ecology and Management. 285,164 - 178.
•RUIZ-PEINADO R., BRAVO-OVIEDO A., LÓPEZ-SENESPLEDA E., MONTERO G., RIO M., 2012.Do thinnings influence biomass and soil carbon stocks in Mediterranean maritime pinewoods?.European Journal of Forest Research (DOI: 10.1007/s10342-012-0672-z).
•RUIZ-PEINADO R, MONTERO G, RÍO M, 2012. Biomass models for estimating carbon stocks in Spanish hardwood species. Forest Systems 21(1): 42-52.
•BRAVO-OVIEDO A, ROIG S, BRAVO F, MONTERO G, RÍO M., 2011. Environmental variability and its relationship to site index in Mediterranean Maritime. Forest Systems 20 (1), 50- 64.
•BRAVO F, ÁLVAREZ-GONZÁLEZ JG, RÍO M, BARRIO M, BONET JA, BRAVO-OVIEDO A, CALAMA R, CASTEDO-DORADO F, CRESCENDE CAMPO F, CONDES S, DIÉGUEZ-ARANDA U, GONZÁLEZ-MARTÍNEZ SC, LIZARRALDE I, NANOS N, MADRIGAL A, MARTÍNEZ-MILLÁN FJ, MONTERO G, ORDÓÑEZ C, PALAHI M, PIQUÉ M, RODRÍGUEZ F, RODRÍGUEZ SOALLEIRO R, ROJO A, RUIZ-PEINADO R, SÁNCHEZ-GONZÁLEZ M, TRASOBARES A, VÁZQUEZ-PIQUÉ J, 2011. Growth and yield models in Spain: historical overview, contemporary examples and perspectives. Forest Systems, 20(2): 315-328.
•MARTÍN-BENITO, D., KINT, V., RÍO, M., MUYS, B., CAÑELLAS, I., 2011. Growth responses of West-Mediterranean Pinus nigra to climate change are modulated by competition and productivity: past trends and future prespectives. For. Ecol. Manage. 262, 1030-1040.
•PIQUE-NICOLAU M., DEL-RIO M., CALAMA R., MONTERO G., 2011. Modelling silviculture alternatives for managing Pinus pinea L. forest in North-East Spain. Forest Systems 20 (1), 3- 20.
•RUIZ-PEINADO R., RIO M., MONTERO G., 2011. New models for estimating the carbon sink capacity of Spanish softwood species. Forest Systems 20 (1), 176-188.
•ADAME P., RÍO, M., CAÑELLAS I., 2010. Modeling individual-tree mortality in Pyrenean oak (Quercus Pyrenaica Willd.) stands. Ann. For. Sci. 67, 810.
•ADAME P., RÍO, M., CAÑELLAS I., 2010. Ingrowth model for pyrenean oak stands in north-western Spain using continuous forest inventory data. Eur. J. For. Res. 129:669–678.
•BRAVO-OVIEDO A, GALLARDO-ANDRES A, RÍO M., MONTERO G, 2010. Regional changes of Pinus pinaster site index in Spain using a climate-based dominant height model. Can. J. For. Res. 40, 2036-2048.
•MARTÍN-BENITO, D., RÍO, M., CAÑELLAS, I., 2010. Black pine (Pinus nigra Arn.) growth divergence along a latitudinal gradient in Western Mediterranean mountains. Ann. For. Sci. 67, 401.
•MARTÍN-BENITO, D., RÍO, M., HEINRICH, H., HELLE, G., CAÑELLAS, I., 2010. Response of climate-growth relationships and water use efficiency to thinning in a Pinus nigra afforestation. For. Ecol. Mange. 259, 967-975.
•RÍO M, STERBA H, 2009. Comparing volume growth in pure and mixed stands of Pinus sylvestris and Quercus pyrenaica. Ann. For. Sci. 66, 50.
•ADAME P, HYNYNEN J, CAÑELLAS I, RÍO M, 2008. Individual-tree diameter growth model for rebollo oak (Quercus pyrenaica Willd.) coppices. For. Ecol. Manage. 255(3-4), 1011-1022.
•ADAME P, RÍO M, CAÑELLAS I, 2008. A mixed nonlinear height-diameter model for pyrenean oak (Quercus pyrenaica Willd. For. Ecol. Manage. 256(1), 88-98.
•BRAVO-OVIEDO A, TOME M, BRAVO F, MONTERO G, RÍO M 2008. Dominant height growth equations including site attributes in the generalized algebraic difference approach. Can. J. For. Res. 38, 2348-2358.
•CALAMA R, BARBEITO I, PARDOS M, RÍO M, MONTERO G, 2008. Adapting a model for even-aged Pinus pinea L. stands for complex multi-aged structures. For. Ecol. Manage. 256, 1390-1399.
•MARTÍN-BENITO D, GEA G., RÍO M, CAÑELLAS I, 2008 Long term trends in dominant height growth of black pine using dynamic models. For. Ecol. Manage. 256, 1230-1238.
•MARTÍN-BENITO D, CHERUBINI P, RÍO M, CAÑELLAS I, 2008. Growth response to climate and drought in Pinus nigra Arn. trees of different crown classes. Trees., 22, 363-373.
•RÍO M, CALAMA R, CAÑELLAS I, ROIG S, MONTERO G, 2008. Thinning intensity and growth response in SW-European Scots pine stands. Ann. For. Sci. 65

BOOKS AND CHAPTER OF BOOKS (last 5 years)

•BRAVO F, RIO M, BRAVO-OVIEDO A, PESO C DEL, MONTERO G, 2008. Forest management strategies and carbon sequestration. En: BRAVO F. (Ed.) Managing Forest Ecosystems: The Challenge of Climate Change. Springer.
•BRAVO F, ÁLVAREZ-GONZÁLEZ JG, RÍO M, BARRIO M, BONET JA, BRAVO-OVIEDO A, CALAMA R, CASTEDO-DORADO F, CRESCENDE CAMPO F, CONDES S, DIÉGUEZ-ARANDA U, GONZÁLEZ-MARTÍNEZ SC, LIZARRALDE I, NANOS N, MADRIGAL A, MARTÍNEZ-MILLÁN FJ, MONTERO G, ORDÓÑEZ C, PALAHI M, PIQUÉ M, RODRÍGUEZ F, RODRÍGUEZ SOALLEIRO R, ROJO A, RUIZ-PEINADO R, SÁNCHEZ-GONZÁLEZ M, TRASOBARES A, VÁZQUEZ-PIQUÉ J, 2012. Growth and yield models in Spain: historical overview, contemporary examples and perspectives. INIA-SERVIRED-IUGFS-USC. 76 pp.
•MONTERO G, RIO M, ROIG S, 2008. Selvicultura de Pinus sylvestris. En: MONTERO G, SERRADA R, REQUE JA (Eds.) Compendio de Selvicultura Aplicada en España. INIA, Madrid.
•RIO M, CALAMA R, MONTERO G, 2008. Selvicultura de Pinus halepensis En: MONTERO G, SERRADA R, REQUE JA (Eds.) Compendio de Selvicultura Aplicada en España. INIA, Madrid.
•RIO M, BARBEITO I, BRAVO-OVIEDO A, CALAMA R, CAÑELLAS I, HERRERO C, BRAVO F, 2008. Carbon sequestration in Mediterranean pine forests. En: BRAVO F. (Ed.) Managing Forest Ecosystems: The Challenge of Climate Change. Springer.
•RODRIGUEZ-SOALLEIRO R, SERRADA R, LUCAS J A, ALEJANO R, RÍO M, TORRES E, CANTERO A, 2008. Selvicultura de Pinus halepensis. En: MONTERO G, SERRADA R, REQUE JA (Eds.) Compendio de Selvicultura Aplicada en España. INIA, Madrid.
•RUIZ-PEINADO R., MONTERO G., RIO M, SANCHEZ V., 2010. Alternativas de gestión forestal para distintos usos de la madera. En: MONTERO G., RUIZ-PEINADO R., SANCHEZ V. (Eds) La biomasa forestal. Gestión y viabilidad. Fundación Construcción y Madera, FECOMA, 153- 237.