Projects

Projects, contracts and research agreements
Environmental and Biodiversity Climate Change Lab (2020-2023). EnBiC2-Lab, Operational Program POPE 2014-2020 within the LifeWatch ERIC Line of Action “E-Science European Research Infrastructure for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research”.
Analysis of soil biodiversity in pilot agricultural sites in Spain (2020-2022). 8.06/6.17.5576, Syngenta España SAU.
Project for the design of an integrated monitorized hive prototype, and study of pollinators and bee products in the urban environment. Social dissemination on the relevance of pollinators (2020-2022). APICAMPUS 2, II Plan Propio de Smart-Campus de la Universidad de Málaga.
An agro-ecological proposal for the recovery and in situ conservation of local horticultural varieties and the management of invertebrate fauna on the campus, HORTSOST II (2020-2022). II Plan Propio de Smart-Campus, Universidad de Málaga.
Homegeneous HNV methodological proposal for Spain (2021). 8.06/5.46.5670. Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico.
Monitoring of the common chameleon (Chamaeleo chamaeleon) population in the area known as San Cayetano (Puerto de la Torre, Málaga, Spain) (2020-2021). SGMN/DGB 01 AUT 52/20 y SGMN/DGB 01 AUT 124/20, Delegación Territorial en Málaga de la Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Desarrollo Sostenible de la Junta de Andalucía.
Abundance and habitat selection of birds in Spain during the breeding season (2014-2019) (2020-2021). 8.06/5.46.5551, Sociedad Española de Ornitología (SEO).
Study of the impact on the fauna during the construction phase of the Puerto Real 110 MW photovoltaic installation project (Cádiz, Spain) (2020-2021). 8.07/5.46.5550, BioGea Consultores.
The Egyptian Mongoose in Castilla-La Mancha: Distribution, abundance, population trends, effects on their preys and social awareness (2018-2021). SBPLY/17/180501/000184. Regional Plan of Research of Castilla-La Mancha.
Status and ecology of the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in Montes de Málaga Natural Park (2020). PNMM/AU/20-2020, Delegación Territorial de Málaga de la Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Desarrollo Sostenible de la Junta de Andalucía.
Monitoring of the bird community in the areas known as La Buitrera, Cerro de los Alacranes and Mesa del Esparragal, in the municipality of Alcalá de los Gazules (Cádiz, Spain) (2020). 8.06/5.46.5509, BioGea Consultores.
Modelling of bird distributions during the breeding season in Spain (2014-2019) (2019-2020). 8.06/5.46.5330, Sociedad Española de Ornitología (SEO).
The orchard as a resource for testing sustainable management of water, soil and diversity in a University campus, HORTSOT (2018-2020). I Plan Propio de Smart-Campus, Universidad de Málaga.
Risk analysis for Spain associated to the changing biogeographic basis of zoonotic diseases in humans (2016-2020) CGL2016-76747-R, Programa Estatal de I+D+i Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad
Risk to human safety due to aggressive behaviour of adult Yellow-legged Gulls (Larus michaellis) during the breeding period after chick hatching (2019). SGMN/DGB 01 AUT 10/19, Delegación Territorial en Málaga de la Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Desarrollo Sostenible de la Junta de Andalucía.
The red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in the province of Malaga: from reintroduction to expansion (2019). PNMM/AU/21-2019, Delegación Territorial de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio de Málaga, Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio, Junta de Andalucía.
Pilot project for the installation and monitoring of hives in the University Campus of Teatinos. Outreach of the relevance of pollinators, characterisation and study of bee-product properties (2018-2019). APICAMPUS, I Plan Propio de Smart-Campus, Universidad de Málaga
Model Wildlife and Human Impacts for Management Planning in the Dja Forest Reserve (Cameroon): Building a New Application. (2017-2018) 8.06/5.46.4970, African Wildlife Foundation through Prof. John E. Fa
Spatial analysis of animal protein demand and supply in two large African cities. (2017-2018) 8.06/5.46.4838, Wildlife Conservation Society through the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
Time modelling of relationships between Ebola-virus outbreaks and atmosphere oscillation indices. (2017-2018) 8.06/5.46.4838, USAUD (US) through the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
National Parks and Holocene climate: past, present and future of the National Park Network capacity to preserve the vertebrate fauna (2015-2018) 1098/2014, Organismo Autónomo de Parques Nacionales, Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente
Ecology, society and management of fauna: the wild rabbit in the Iberian Peninsula (2014-2016) CGL2013-43197-R, General Direction of Scientific and Technical Research, I+D+I National Programme
Bushmeat and disease (2015) 8.06/5.46.4500, DFID (UK) through the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).
Assessment and accreditation of results of the programme for songbird Fringilidae breeding in captivity (2014-2015) 8.06/5.46.4260, Andalusian Hunting Federation (FAC)
Proposal of capture periods for songbird Fringilidae in Andalusia (2014-2015) 8.06/5.46.4388, Departament of Environment of the Junta de Andalucia (Andalusian Community Government)
Biogeographic models of reptiles in Uruguay: a metodological conservation tool (2013-2015) National Agency of Research and Innovatioin (ANII), Uruguay.
Modelling ecological and geographical factors affecting Ebola distribution in African tropical forests (2014) 8.06/5.46.4324, Prof. John E. Fa.
Study of the national-scale interactions between birds of prey inhabiting rocky environments. The case of the Griffon vulture, the Egyptian vulture and the Bonelli's eagle (2014) 8.07/78.4240. EDP Foundation.
Response to the contentious-administrative action presented by Ecologistas en Accion on the red-legged partride hunting with decoys and the hunting season in Castilla-La Mancha (2012) Department of Agriculture of the Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha (Castilla-La Mancha Community Government)
Writing of an interactive e-book on Zoology practice (2010-2012) Project of Educative Innovation (MEMCC_e_book), Vicerectorate of Academic Ordenation and Professorship (University of Malaga)
Evaluation and improvement of management measures in rabbit populations (2009-2012) CGL2009-1665/BOS, Directorate General of Research (DGI).
Recovering of the European wild rabbit ( Oryctolagus cuniculus ) in Monte de El Pardo (2009-2012) Consejo de Administración Patrimonio Nacional (Board National Heritage) - CSIC.
Species distribution models: transferability in climate and land-use change scenarios (2009-2012) CGL2009-11316, Ministry of Science and Innovation and FEDER (Subprogram BOS).
Analysis of stranding, awareness-raising activities and proposal of a Conservation Plan for the Short-beaked common dolphin ( Delphinus delphis ) in the nort of the Alboran Sea (2010-2011) 8.06/5.46.3618, Biodiversity Foundation.
Optimization of the use of radars to minimize the risks of bird and bat colliding in wind farms (2009-2011) 8.06/5.46.3332, Toquero Renovables S.L.
Study of the biodiversity in golf courses of the western Costa del Sol watered with recycled water (2010) 8.06/5.46.3482, Acosol S.A.
Inventory, monitoring and evaluation of the mountain goat ( Capra pyrenaica ) in Cabañeros National Park (2009-2010) 8.06/5.46.3324, Cabañeros National Park.
Integration of traditional and scientific knowledge to respond to the effects of climate change in the Amazon (2009-2010) A/017033/08, Spanish Agency for International Cooperation.
Study applied to the conservation of a species of interest in Castilla-La Mancha: wild rabbit (2007-2010) VP/0119/07, Junta de Comunidades (Community Government) of Castilla-La Mancha.
Proposal for game management plan in Catalonia using game regions (2009) 8.06/5.46.3269, Forestal Catalana S.A.
Assessment of the impact of a new active matter at two different dossages, on the auxiliary arthropod community, in applications to olive crops against Prays oleae (2009) 8.06/5.46.3195, Syngenta Agro S.A.
V Spanish Congress on Biogeography (2009) CGL2008-01827-E/BOS.
Structural characteristics of coats and determination of the moulting dynamics in Micromammals (Insectivores and Rodents) of the Iberian Peninsula: moulting models and hormonal implications (2006-2009) RNM 935, Junta de Andalucía (Andalusia Community Government).
Biodiversity modelling in Andalusia in the context of changes in land uses and climate (2006-2009) P05-RNM-00935, Department of Innovation, Science and Business of the Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government).
Assessing the historical and ecological causes of vertebrate chorotypes in Spain to forecast their evolution in a climate change scenario (2006-2009) CGL2006-09567/BOS, Ministry of Education and Science and FEDER.
Consultancy and assistance contract for the design and application of the mammals monitoring system in Spain (2008) Tecnologías y Servicios Agrarios SA (TRAGSATEC).
Consultancy and assistance contract for the completion of the 116 tabs on Habitats of Community interest in the sections related to mammal species (2008) Tecnologías y Servicios Agrarios SA (TRAGSATEC).
Evaluation of the transformation of the undergrowth at the Doñana National Park, as a management measure, and its impact on the Micromammals community (2005-2008) 18/2003, Autonomous Body for National Parks. Ministry of the Environment.
“Ex-situ” conservation program for faunistic species of environment interest affected by the expansion of Malaga airport (2007) 8.06/5.03.2931, AENA.
Use of CIT for the development of indigenous peoples and social use of their language (Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) (2007) A/4906/06, Spanish Agency for International Cooperation.
Study of the Eurasian otter in Andalusian rivers as a bio-indicator of water quality, according to the Water Framework Directive (2006-2007) 1006/2006/I/00, Andalusian Agency for Water, Department of the Environment of the Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government).
Analysis of the compatibility of the project for the construction of a non-dangerous waste deposit in the natural site of “Cruz Chiquita” (Cartagena, Murcia) with the presence of the Bonelli’s eagle and other birds of prey in the area (2006-2007) 8.06/5.46.2778, Hades Soluciones Medioambientales S.L.
Recovering and reintroduction strategy of the Pampas deer ( Ozotoceros bezoarticus ) in Argentina (2004-2007 ) 8.06/46.2304, BBVA Foundation.
Rural development, natural reserve management and promotion of environmental education in town councils on the Amazon State (Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) (2006) A/2511/05, Spanish Agency for International Cooperation.
Collaboration agreement to update the Atlas of Land Mammals in Spain (2005-2006) Empresa de Transformaciones Agrarias (TragSA) and SECEM.
Spatial modelling of the biographic relation between Iberian mammals and their helminth fauna (2003-2006) REN 2003-02471/GLO, General Directorate of Research (DGI).
Assessment of the impact of Lambda Cihalotrín (50 and 80 g/hl) and a new active matter at two different dossages, on the auxiliary arthropod community, in applications to olive crops against Prays oleae (2005) 8.06/46.2460, Syngenta Agro S.A.
Computerization and applications of the Technical Plans for the Annual Report on Hunting in the Autonomous Community of Castilla-La Mancha (2005) PREG05-022, Council for the Communities of Castilla-La Mancha.
Impact of Confidor (Imidacloprid) on the auxiliary arthropod community, in applications to olive crops against Bactrocera oleae (2004-2005) 8.06/46.2303, Bayer Cropscience S.L.
Collaboration Agreement between the University of Malaga and the Spanish Society for the Conservation and Study of Mammals (SECEM) "coordination of the SECEM Secretariat and publication of the Galemys Newsletter" (1998-2005). 8.06/46.1294, SECEM.
Study of the Mar Menor fauna and guidelines for its conservation and management (2003-2004) CAAM II-123/02, GINVES 3480, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment (Murcia).
Integration of the phylogeographic history of Iberian vertebrates in spatial modelling and its distributions (2003-2004) 284/03, ref. HP2002-0098, Integrated Action for Scientific and Technical Research between Spain and Portugal. MCYT-University of Porto.
Zoogeographic analysis of the Mammals of La Pampa (2001-2004) 157, National University of La Pampa (Argentina).
Study of the impacts caused by the work on the Rambla del Garruchal dam (Murcia) (2003) 8.06/46.2161, Hydrographic Confederation of the Segura River.
Atlas of land Mammals in Spain (1998-2002) 8.06/46.1317, Spanish Society for the Conservation and Study of Mammals (SECEM).
Atlas of the Spanish vertebrates: Breeding birds and Land mammals (1998-2002) Directorate General for the Conservation of Nature of the Ministry of the Environment. SEO-SECEM.
Analysis of compatibility of the exploitation of Cerro de Calvillo quarry with the declaration as ZEPA of the areas around Sierras de Burete, Lavia and Cambrón, in the province of Murcia (2001) 8.06/46.1759, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment of the Autonomous Community of Murcia.
Evaluation of the environmental impact in relation to the request to exploit quarries in the municipality of Benalmadena and in other nearby municipalities (2001) 8.07/26.1785, Town Council of Mijas.
Improving conservation of endangered species and of those in danger of extinction at the Ornithological Park El Retiro (Malaga, España) (2000-2001) 1FD97-1571-C02-01, European Economic Community (Feder Funds) and Ministry of Education and Culture (National Fund R+D).
Flamingo chicks ringing on the Nature Reserve of Laguna de Fuente de Piedra: monitoring, control, capture and marking (II) (1999-2001) 8.06/46.1230, Empresa de Gestión Medioambiental S. A. (EGMASA).
Development of biogeographical criteria for the management of wetlands and water birds in the Iberian Peninsula (1998-2001) PB97-1083, Directorate General of Scientific and Technical Research (DGICYT).
Contribution to the sample design and development of a programme of macro-ecological applications for the Mammal Atlas from La Pampa (Argentina) ( 2000), (PR2000-0353-0024827536, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports).
Technical assistance for the development of the Red List of Wild Mammals in Andalusia (2000) Department for the environment of the Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government).
Study of the terrestrial vertebrate fauna in the surroundings of Cueva de Nerja (1999). 8.06/46.1428, Patronato de la Cueva de Nerja.
"Ex-situ" monitoring and control of reproductive parameters for tropical birds in danger of extinction (1998-1999) 8.06/46.1381, Ornithological Park El Retiro S.L.
Development of slides and overheads for teaching subjects on Animal Biology (1998-1999) Institute of Education Sciences (ICE).
Methodological design for the sampling, inclusion and operative use of faunal data in the System for Environmental Information of Andalusia database (SINAMBA) (1997-1999) 8.06/46.1187, Department for the environment of the Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government).
Study of the environmental impact of the modification of elements in Finca "Doña Cándida" (1998). 8.06/46.1372, Universidad de Málaga.
Monitoring and control of rabbit and red-legged partridge populations in “Las Navillas” estate (Antequera) (1998) 8.06/46.1261, Mr. Iñaki Rotaeche.
Study of populations of mosquitoes in the Guadalhorce river (1998) 8.06/46.1305, Town Council of Malaga.
Development of Water Protection Plan for Laguna de Fuente de Piedra (Malaga) (1998) 8.06/46.1293,INI Environment (INIMA).
Study on the Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo and other birds of prey in the area around Cerro de Calvillo, Municipality of Mula (Murcia) (1998) 8.06/46.1390, Town Council of Mula.
Flamingo chicks ringing on the Nature Reserve of Laguna de Fuente de Piedra: monitoring, control, capture and marking (1997-1998) 8.06/46.1230, Empresa de Gestión Medioambiental S. A. (EGMASA).
Production of the Hunters’ Manual for Andalusia (1997) 8.07/46.1095, Department for the environment of the Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government).
Distribution patterns of waterbirds in Europe on three geographic scales (1994-1997) PB93-1002, Directorate General of Scientific and Technical Research (DGICYT).
Improvement of the habitat of the Red-Legged partridge in olive crops (1994-1997) 8.06/46.989, Sociedad Estatal de Tecnologías and Servicios Agrarios S.A. (TRAGSATEC).
Study of the Chiropteran fauna of Cueva de Nerja (II) and of the vertebrate fauna in the area around Cueva de Nerja (Malaga) (1996) 8.06/46.1034, Patronato (Tourist Board) de la Cueva de Nerja (Malaga).
Quantitative study of the pigeon population in the municipality of Malaga (1996) 8.06/46.1059, Town Council of Malaga.
Contract to undertake the “Inventory on Spanish land mammals” (1995-1996) Empresa de Transformaciones Agrarias (TragSA) and SECEM.
Collaboration agreement to produce the "Distribution atlas of land mammals in Andalusia" (1994-1996) Environment Agency (Department for the Environment of the Junta de Andalucía, Andalusian Community Government) and SECEM.
Study of the Chiropteran fauna of Cueva de Nerja (Malaga) (1995) 8.06/46.874, Patronato (Tourist Board) de la Cueva de Nerja (Malaga).
Seasonal patterns and topographies of moulting in Mus musculus and Mus spretus (Rodentia: Muridae) and the influence on the follicular cycle (1991-1994) PB90-0805, Directorate General of Scientific and Technical Research (DGICYT).
Inventory of the important areas for amphibians and reptiles in Spain (1991-1992) Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICONA)
Analysis of the census and control of activities on the wild boar in Nature Park Montes de Málaga , ( 1991-1992) , (661/91, Environmental Agency of Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government)).
Structural characteristics of coats and determination of the moulting dynamics in Micromammals (Insectivores and Rodents) of the Iberian Peninsula: moulting models and hormonal implications (1988-1990) PB86-0581-CO3-00, Directorate General of Scientific and Technical Research (DGICYT).
Monitoring and control of the Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber roseus Pallas, 1811) in Andalusia during the breeding season (1989 ) Environmental Agency of the Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government).
Study of the biology and control of Microtus duodecimcostatus populations in irrigated crops in the province of Seville (1986) OF.A3.86.1, Directorate General of Research and Agricultural Advice Service of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Community Government).
Study of provincial natural heritage: hierarchical map inventory in natural areas (1986) Provincial Council of Malaga.
Study of Micromammals (Insectivores and Rodents) in the South and the South-East of the Iberian Peninsula (1984-1986) 1416/82, Advisory Commission on Scientific and Technical Research (CAICYT).