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I obtained PhD in Environmental Sciences at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, 2001). I am now Senior Lecturer at UAB and researcher at CREAF, and I have been Honorary Fellow at the University of Edimburg (UK). I obtained an ICREA award in 2014.
 
My research aims at improving our understanding of the functioning of natural systems, focusing on the study of: (1) the use and long-distance transport of water and carbon in plants; (2) forest responses to environmental changes, emphasizing drought effects in a climate change context; and (3) the distribution and variability of plant functional traits and their role on vegetation function and dynamics, including the provision of ecosystem services.
 
I am associate editor of the journals Tree Physiology and Journal of Plant Hydraulics.
 
I have authored two books: Ecología con números (Lynx Edicions, 2006), with Josep Piñol; and Un planeta a la deriva, converses sobre el canvi global (La Magrana, 2011), with Daniel Sol, Jaume Terradas and José Luis Ordóñez.

Interests

Environmental modelling

Forest and climate change, hidraulic, droughts

Recent publications under CREAF affiliation