HISTORIAL DE INVESTIGACIÓN

ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN

Apellidos, Nombre:  Conesa Alcaraz, Hector Miguel.

Categoría:  Profesor Contratado Doctor

Área: Edafología y Química Agrícola

Departamento: Ciencia y Tecnología Agraria, ETSIA

Breve descripción investigación

Estudios medioambientales de revegetación de suelos contaminados en zonas semiáridas. Recuperación de suelos contaminados utilizando técnicas in situ. Estudio de relaciones agua-suelo-planta en ambientes semiáridos contaminados.


SEXENIOS CONCEDIDOS

Sexenios concedidos: 2. Último sexenio: 2014.

PUBLICACIONES DESTACADAS


- Conesa, H.M., María-Cervantes, A., Álvarez-Rogel, J., González-Alcaraz, M.N. 2011. Influence of soil properties on trace element availability and plant accumulation in a Mediterranean salt marsh polluted by mining wastes: implications for phytomanagement. Science of the Total Environment, 409:4470-4479

- Párraga-Aguado, I., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Conesa, H.M. 2013. The importance of edaphic niches and pioneer plant species succession for the phytomanagement of mine tailings. Environmental Pollution. 176: 134-143.

- Párraga-Aguado, I., Querejeta, J.I., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Conesa, H.M. 2014. Usefulness of pioneer vegetation for the phytomanagement of metal(loid)s enriched tailings: grasses vs. shrubs vs. trees. Journal of Environmental Management. 133:51-58

- Párraga-Aguado, I., Querejeta, J.I., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Conesa, H.M. 2014. Elemental and stable isotope composition of Pinus halepensis foliage along a metal(loid) polluted gradient: implications for phytomanagement of mine tailings in semiarid areas. Plant and Soil. 379: 93-107.

-  Párraga-Aguado, I., Querejeta, J.I., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Conesa, H.M. 2014. Metal(loid) allocation and nutrient retranslocation in Pinus halepensis trees growing on semiarid mine tailings. Science of the Total Environment. 485-486:406-414 

Otras Publicaciones


Revistas JCR/JCR Journals

- Martínez-Oró, D., Párraga-Aguado, I., Querejeta, J.I., Conesa, H.M. 2017. Importance of intra- and interspecific plant interactions for the phytomanagement of semiarid mine tailings using the tree species Pinus halepensis. Chemosphere. 186:405-413


- Párraga-Aguado, I., Alcoba-Gómez, P., Conesa, H.M. In Press. Suitability of a municipal solid waste as organic amendment for agricultural and metal(loid)-contaminated soils: effects on soil properties, plant growth and metal(loid)s allocation in Zea mays L. Journal of Soils and Sediments. DOI: 10.1007/s11368-017-1699-z

- Tercero, M.C., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Conesa, H.M., Párraga-Aguado, I., González-Alcaraz, M.N. 2017. Phosphorus retention and fractionation in an eutrophic wetland: A one-year mesocosms experiment under fluctuating flooding conditions. Journal of Environmental Management. 190:197-207.

- Parraga-Aguado, I., Álvarez-Rogel, J., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Conesa, H.M. 2017. Metal mobility assessment for the application of an urban organic waste amendment in two degraded semiarid soils. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 173:92-98

- López-Orenes, A., Bueso, M.C., Conesa, H.M., Calderón, A.A., Ferrer, M.A. 2017. Seasonal changes in antioxidative/oxidative profile of mining and non-mining populations of Syrian beancaper as determined by soil conditions. Science of the Total Environment. 575:437-447.

- Álvarez-Rogel, J., Tercero, M.C., Arce, M.I., Delgado, M.J., Conesa, H.M., González-Alcaraz, M.N. 2016. Nitrate removal and potential soil N2O emissions in eutrophic salt marshes with and without Phragmites australis. Geoderma. 282:49-58.

- Parraga-Aguado, I., López-Orenes, A., Ferrer-Ayala, M.A, González-Alcaraz, M.N., Conesa, H.M. 2016. Evaluation of the environmental plasticity in the xerohalophyte Zygophyllum fabago L. for the phytomanagement of mine tailings in semiarid areas. Chemosphere. 161: 259-265.

- Tercero, M.C., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Conesa, H.M., Ferrer, M.A., Calderón, A.A., López-Orenes, A., González-Alcaraz, M.N. 2015. Response of biogeochemical processes of the water-soil-plant system to experimental flooding-drying conditions in a eutrophic wetland: the role of Phragmites australis. Plant and Soil. 396:109-125

- Parraga-Aguado, I., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Schulin, R., Conesa, H.M. 2015. The potential use of Piptatherum miliaceum for the phytomanagement of mine tailings in semiarid areas: role of soil fertility and plant competition. Journal of Environmental Management.158:74-84.

-Hockmann, K., Tandy, S., Lenz, M., Reiser, R., Conesa H.M., Keller, M., Studer, B., Schulin, R. 2015. Antimony retention and release from drained and waterlogged shooting range soil under field conditions. Chemosphere 134:536-543

- González-Alcaraz, M.N., Aránega, B., Conesa H.M., Delgado, M.J., Álvarez-Rogel, J. 2015. Contribution of soil properties to the assessment of a seawater irrigation programme as a management strategy for abandoned solar saltworks. Catena. 126:189-200

-González-Alcaraz, M.N., Aránega, B., Tercero, M.C., Conesa H.M., Álvarez-Rogel, J. 2014. Irrigation with seawater as a strategy for the environmental management of abandoned solar saltworks: a case-study in SE Spain based on soil-vegetation relationships. Ecological Engineering.71: 677-689

- Párraga-Aguado, I., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Conesa, H.M. 2014. Assessment of the employment of halophyte plant species for the phytomanagement of mine tailings in semiarid areas. Ecological Engineering. 71:598-604

- Conesa, H.M.,  María-Cervantes, A., Álvarez-Rogel, J., González-Alcaraz, M.N. 2014. Role of rhizosphere and soil properties for the phytomanagment of a salt marsh polluted by mining wastes. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 11:1353–1364

- Párraga-Aguado, I., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Conesa, H.M. 2013. Assessment of metal(loid)s availability and their uptake by Pinus halepensis in a Mediterranean forest impacted by abandoned tailings. Ecological Engineering. 58:84-90

- González-Alcaraz, M.N., Conesa, H.M., Álvarez-Rogel, J. 2013. Nitrate removal from eutrophic wetlands polluted by metal mine wastes: effects of liminst and plant growth. Journal of Environmental Management. 128:964-972

-  González-Alcaraz, M.N., Conesa, H.M., Álvarez-Rogel, J.  2013.  When liming and revegetation contribute to the mobilisation of metals: learning lessons for the phytomanagement of metal-polluted wetlands. Journal of Environmental Management. 116:72-80

- González-Alcaraz, M.N., Conesa, H.M., Álvarez-Rogel, J. 2013. Phytomanagement of strongly acidic, saline eutrophic wetlands polluted by mine wastes: the influence of liming and Sarcocornia fruticosa on metals mobility. Chemosphere. 90:2512-2519

- González-Alcaraz, M.N., Álvarez-Rogel, J., María-Cervantes, A., Egea, C., Conesa, H.M. 2012. Evolution and phosphorus fractionation in saline Spolic Technosols flooded with eutrophic water: the role of plant rhizosphere. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 12:1316-1326

- Evangelou, M.W.H., Conesa, H.M., Robinson, B.H., Schulin, R. 2012. Biomass production on Trace Element-Contaminated land: a review. Environmental Engineering Science. 29:1-17

- Conesa, H.M., Wieser, M., Studer, B., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Schulin, R. 2012. A critical assessment of soil amendments (slaked lime/acidic fertilizer) for the phytomanagement of moderately contaminated shooting range soils. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 12:565-575

Conesa, H.M., Evangelou, M.W., Robinson, B.H., Schulin, R. 2012. A critical view of current state of phytotechnologies: still a promising tool. TheScientificWorldJournal. doi:10.1100/2012/173829

- María-Cervantes, A., Conesa, H.M., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Álvarez-Rogel, J. 2011. Mobilisation of AS and trace metals in saline, acidic Sopolic Technosols: the role of the rhizosphere and flooding conditions. Journal of Soils and Sediments.11: 800-814

- Gonzalez-Alcaraz, M.N., Conesa, H.M., Tercero, M.C., Schulin, R., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Egea, C. 2011. The combined used of liming and  Sarcocornia fruticosa development for phytomanagement of salt marsh soils polluted by mine wastes. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 186: 805-813

Conesa, H.M., Wieser, M., Studer, B., Schulin, R. 2011.Effects of vegetation and fertilizer on metal and Sb plant uptake in a calcareous shooting range soil. Ecological Engineering. 37: 654-658

- María-Cervantes, A., Conesa, H.M., González-Alcaraz, M.N., Álvarez-Rogel, J. 2010. Rhizosphere and flooding regime as key factors for the mobilisation of arsenic and potentitally harmful metals in basic, mining polluted salt marsh soils. Applied Geochemistry. 25: 1722-1733

Conesa, H.M., Wieser, M., Gasser, M., Hockmann, K., Evangelou, M.W.H., Studer, B.,  Schulin, R. 2010 Effects of three amendments on extractability and fractionation of Pb, Cu, Ni and Sb in two shooting range soils. Journal of Hazardous Materials.  181: 845-850

Conesa, H.M., Faz, Á. 2011. Metal uptake by spontaneous vegetation in acidic mine tailings from a semiarid area in South Spain: implications for revegetation and land management. Water, Air and Soil pollution. 215: 221-227

- Conesa, H.M., Schulin, R.  2010 . The Cartagena-La Unión mining district (SE Spain): a review of environmental problems and emerging phytoremediation solutions after fifteen years research. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 12: 1225-1233

Conesa, H.M., Schulin, R., Nowack, B. 2010. Suitability of using DGT (Diffusive Gradient in Thin Films) to study metal availability in mine tailings. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.17:657-664

Conesa, H.M., Pérez-Chacón, J.A., Arnaldos, R., Moreno-Caselles, J., Faz, Á. 2010. In situ heavy metal accumulation in lettuce growing near a former mining waste disposal area: implications for agricultural management. Water, Air and Soil pollution. 208:377-383

- Moradi, A.B., Conesa H.M., Robinson, B.H., Lehmann, E., Kaestner, A., Schulin, R. 2009. Root responses to soil Ni heterogeneity in a hyperaccumulator and a non-accumulator species. Environmental Pollution. 157:2198-2196

- Conesa, H.M., Moradi, A.B., Robinson, B.H., Kühne, G., Lehmann, E., Schulin, R. 2009. Response of native grasses and Cicer arietinum to soil polluted with mining wastes: implications for the management of land adjacent to mine sites. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 65: 198-204

- Robinson, B.H., Bañuelos, G., Conesa, H.M., Evangelou, M.W.H., Schulin, R. 2009. The Phytomanagement of Trace Elements in Soil. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. 28: 240-266

Conesa. H.M., Moradi, A.H, Robinson, B., Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Schulin, R. 2009. Effects of increasing dosages of acid mining wastes in metal uptake by Lgeum spartum and soil metal extractability. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 202:379-383

- Moradi, A.H, Conesa. H.M., Robinson, B., Lehmann, E., Kuehne, G., Kaestner, A., Oswald, S., Schulin, R. 2009. Neutron radiography as a tool for revealing root development in soil: capabilities and limitations. Plant and Soil. 318:243-255

Conesa, H.M., Robinson, B.H., Schulin, R., Nowack, B. 2008. Metal extractability in acidic and neutral mine tailings from the Cartagena-La Unión Mining District (SE Spain). Applied Geochemistry. 23: 1232-1240

- Conesa, H.M., Schulin, R., Nowack, B. 2008. Mining landscape: a cultural tourist opportunity or an environmental problem? The case of the Cartagena-La Unión Mining District (SE Spain). Ecological Economics, 64: 690-700

- Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Conesa, H.M. 2008. Trace Element Concentrations in Saltmarsh Soils Strongly Affected by Wastes from Metal Sulphide Mining Areas. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 188:283-295

Conesa, H.M., Jiménez, F.J. 2007. The Mar Menor lagoon (SE Spain): a singular natural ecosystem threatened by human activities. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 54: 839-879.

Conesa H.M, Faz, Á., García, G., Arnaldos, R. 2007. Heavy metal contamination in the semiarid area of Cartagena-La Unión (SE Spain) and its implications for revegetation. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 16: 1076-1081

Conesa, H.M., García, G. Faz,Á. and Arnaldos, R.2007. Dynamics of metal tolerant plant communities' development in Mine Tailings from the Cartagena-La Unión Mining District (SE Spain) and their interest for further revegetation purposes. Chemosphere. 68: 1180-1185.

Conesa, H.M., Nowack, B. and Schulin, R. 2007. A laboratory study on revegetation and metal uptake in native plant species from neutral mine tailings. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 183: 201-212

Conesa, H.M., Faz,Á., Arnaldos, R.2007. Initial studies for the phytostabilization of a mine tailing from the Cartagena- La Union Mining District (SE Spain). Chemosphere. 66:38-44.

Conesa, H.M., Robinson, B.H., Schulin, R., Nowack, B. 2007. Growth of Lygeum spartum in acid mine tailings: response of plants developed from seedlings, rhizomes and at field conditions. Environmental Pollution. 145:700-707

Conesa, H.M., Faz, Á., Arnaldos, R. 2006. Heavy metal accumulation and tolerance in plants from mine tailings of the semiarid Cartagena-La Unión mining district (SE Spain). Science of the Total Environment. 366:1-11

Peer review journals no incluidas en JCR/ Peer review journals not listed by JCR

- Álvarez-Rogel, J., Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Egea-Nicolás, C., María-Cervantes, A., Conesa, H.M., González-Alcaraz, M.N. 2011. Eutrophication in coastal areas of the Mar Menor lagoon: the mitigation role of the salt marshes. Technology and Knowledge Transfer e-Bulletin ISSN 2172-0436, 2:1-4

Conesa, H.M. 2010. The difficulties in the development of mining tourism projects: the case of La Unión Mining District (SE Spain). Pasos. Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural. 8(4):653-660

- Pavetti, F.G., Conesa, H.M., Faz, Á., Arnaldos, R. and García, G. 2006. Contaminación por metales pesados en la rambla de "El Gorguel" (SE Península Ibérica)".Terra. 24: 171-178.

- García, G., Faz, Á., Conesa, H.M. 2003. Selection of autochthonous plant species from SE Spain for soil Pb phytoremediation purposes. Water, Air and Soil Pollution: Focus. 3:243-250.

Otras revistas/ Other journals

Conesa, H.M. 2008.  Study of mobility and bioavailability of heavy metals in tailings in the Cartagena Mining District. Revista Abengoa,  October, 2008  pp. 25-27

- García, G., Faz, Á., Conesa, H.M. 2003. Plantas autóctonas para recuperar suelos contaminados por plomo. Quercus. 206: 28-32

Selección de Capítulos de libro recientes/ Selected Book Chapters

- Gonzalez-Alcaraz, M.N., Alvarez-Rogel, J., Conesa-Alcaraz, H.M. 2013. Impacto de la minería sobre los ecosistemas en condiciones de clima semiárido: dinámica de metales en el sistema suelo‐agua‐planta y alternativas de regeneración. Control de la degradación y restauración de suelos En: Sánchez-Garrido, J.A., González-Andrés, A., Del Moral-Torres, F. (eds.), ISBN: 978-84-15487-52-4, pp. 261-268

Conesa, H.M., Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., María-Cervantes, A., Gonzalez-Alcaraz, M.N., Egea-Nicolás, C., Álvarez-Rogel, J. 2011. Heavy metal contamination due to mining activities in the Mar Menor lagoon. Biogeochemistry of intertidal soils and sediments. En: Otero-Pérez, X.L., Macías, F. (ed.) ISBN: 978-1-61728-269-0, pp. 233-247

- Jiménez-Cárceles, F.J., Álvarez-Rogel, J., Egea-Nicolas, C., Gonzalez-Alcaraz, M.N., María-Cervantes, A., Conesa, H.M. 2011. The role of the salt marshes in reducing the concentration of nitrate and phosphorous from eutrophicated water: the Mar Menor lagoon, a case study in semiarid Mediterranean areas of SE Spain. Biogeochemistry of intertidal soils and sediments. En: Otero-Pérez, X.L., Macías, F. (ed.) ISBN: 978-1-61728-269-0, pp. 205-232

- Evangelou, M.W.H., Conesa, H.M., Fässler, E., Schulin, R., 2010. Trace Element (TE) uptake by sunflower and its implications for biofuel and biochar production. Sunflowers: cultivation, Nutrition and Biodiesel Uses, In: Hughes, Vicot C. (ed.) ISBN: 978-1-61761-309-8; pp. 153-168

- Schulin, R., Evangelou, M., Conesa, H.M., Robinson, B.H. 2009. Phytorremediation. Bodengefährdende Stoffe, 9. Erg.Lfg.In: N. Litz, W. Wilcke,B-M. Wilke (eds.) ISBN: 978-3-527-32139-1) Wiley, pp. 1-41

- Conesa, H.M., Faz-Cano, Á. 2009. Metal uptake by naturally occuring vegetation in a metal polluted salt marsh in Southeast Spain. Advances in Geoecology 40, Land Degradation and Rehabilitation -Dryland Ecosystems- (A. Faz Cano, A.R. Mermut, J.M. Arocena y R. Ortiz, editores) ISBN 978-3-923381-54-8, pp. 287-294

 

PROYECTO DE INVESTIGACIÓN DESTACADO


- INVESTIGADOR PRINCIPAL (IP) del Proyecto de Investigación de MINECO, "Fitomanejo de residuos mineros en entornos semiáridos empleando biochar y especies arbóreas autóctonas: aspectos ecotoxicológicos y ecofisiológicos (CGL2014-54029-R)" Financiado por MINECO y FEDER. Cuantía: 83.490 €. Número de investigadores participantes: 4. Duración 01/01/2015 hasta 31/12/2017

PROYECTOS DE INVESTIGACIÓN


-INVESTIGADOR PRINCIPAL (IP) del Proyecto de Investigación de la Fundación Séneca (CARM), "Evaluación ecofisiológica y ecotoxicológica del empleo combinado de biochar y especial arbóreas autóctonas para restaurar/estabilizar residuos mineros de la Sierra de Cartagena-La Unión" (19248/PI/14) Financiado por CARM. /Cuantía: 49.390 €. Número de investigadores participantes: 8. Duración 01/07/2015 hasta 13/07/2018

- INVESTIGADOR PRINCIPAL (IP) del Proyecto de Investigación de MINECO, "Aplicaciones biotecnológicas para fitoestabilizar balsas mineras con especies vegetales pioneras en el SE Ibérico: estudio de los aspectos ecofisiológicos y sucesionales (CTM2011-23958)" Financiado por MINECO y Fondos FEDER. Cuantía: 139.150 €. Número de investigadores participantes: 4. Duración desde 01/01/2012 hasta 31/12/2015

- INVESTIGADOR PRINCIPAL (IP) del Proyecto de Investigación de la Fundación Séneca (CARM) "  Utilización de especies vegetales autóctonas para restaurar/estabilizar residuos mineros de la Sierra de Cartagena-La Unión (15296/PI/10)" Financiado por CARM. Cuantía: 55.100 €. Entidades participantes:  Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena/ETH-Zürich/BIOCYMA S.L. Número de investigadores participantes: 5. Duración desde 01/01/2011 hasta 31/12/2015

- INVESTIGADOR PRINCIPAL (IP) del Proyecto de Investigación de MINECO asociado a contrato Ramón y Cajal RYC-2010-05665 "Study of combined stress due to resources co-limitation and heavy metals for revegetation of mining soils in semiarid areas". Finaciado por Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. Cuantía: 15.000€. Entidades participantes: Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena. Número de investigadores participantes: 1. Duración desde 01/02/2011 hasta 31/01/2013

- INVESTIGADOR COLABORADOR del Proyecto de investigación de la Swiss National Foundation (SNF) "Antimony leaching from contaminated soil under different water regimes" Financiado por Swiss National Foundation. Cuantía: 191.598 CHF. Entidades participantes: ETH Zürich. Investigador Principal: Prof. Dr. Rainer Schulin. Número de investigadores participantes: 4. Duración desde 2010 hasta 2013

- INVESTIGADOR COLABORADOR del Proyecto de investigación de la Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. "Strukturen und prozesse der initialen Ökosystementwicklung in einem künstlichen Wassereinzugsgebiet. Zeit-räumliche Entwicklung von Wunrzelwachsum, -abbau und exudation in der initialen Phase der Ökosystemgenese." Financiado por Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Cuantía: 141.100 €. Entidades participantes: ETH Zürich. Investigador Principal: Prof. Dr. Rainer Schulin. Número de investigadores participantes: 10. Duración desde 2007 hasta 2010

- INVESTIGADOR COLABORADOR del Proyecto de investigación del Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología "Fitorremediación de suelos contaminados por metales pesados mediante especies vegetales mediterráneas autóctonas: Aspectos fisiológicos y aplicación en zonas mineras del sureste español (REN2002-02952)" Financiado por MICINN. Cuantía: 41.500 €. Entidades participantes: Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena-Universidad de Murcia. Investigador Principal: Dr. Antonio Asensio Calderón García. Número de investigadores participantes: 8. Duración desde 2003 hasta 2005

TESIS DOCTORALES DIRIGIDAS


- Isabel María Párraga Aguado "The importance of edaphic niches and spontaneous vegetation for the phytomanagement of mine tailings under semiarid climate" Junio de 2015. Directores: Dr. Héctor Miguel Conesa Alcaraz y Dr. María Nazaret González Alcaraz.

- María Nazaret González Alcaraz "Dynamics of nitrogen, phosphorus and metals in eutrophic wetlands affected by mine wastes. Effects of liming on plant growth and metals mobility" Septiembre de 2012. Directores: Dr. Jose Álvarez Rogel y Dr. Hector Miguel Conesa Alcaraz

TRABAJOS FIN DE MÁSTER


1- Pedro Alcoba Gómez "Empleo de RSU para la mejora de la fertilidad en suelos agrícolas y suelos contaminados por actividades mineras de la zona de Cartagena-La Unión" ETSIA-UPCT. Julio de 2014.

2- Isabel María Párraga Aguado "Gradientes ecológicos y edáficos presentes en balsas mineras de la Sierra de Cartagena-La Unión" ETSIA-UPCT. Julio de 2012.

3- Mirjam Wieser "Einfluss von Düngung und Kalkung auf die Schwermetall- und Antimonaufnahme in Kulturpflanzen auf Schiessplatzböden" ETH Zürich. Mayo de 2010.

DOCENCIA EN EL MÁSTER


Degradación y restauración de agroecosistemas y su entorno

Nº DE PUBLICACIONES ISI


Nº de publicaciones: 51.Índice H: 18.

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