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Publications (*student or **postdoc advised) (click on the journal for article reprint)

48.  Egea, F.J., López-Rodríguez, M.D., Oña-Burgos. P., Castro, A.J., Glass, R. 2020. Bioeconomy as a transforming driver of intensive greenhouse horticulture in SE Spain. New Biotechnology pdf

47.  Ferreira-Rodríguez, N.,Castro, AJ., Tweedy, B.N.,Quintas-Soriano, Vaughn, C.C. 2020. Mercury consumption and human health: Linking pollution and social risk perception in the southeastern United States. Journal of Environmental Management. pdf

46.  García-Llorente, M.,Castro, AJ., Quintas-Soriano, C. Oteros-Rozas, E., Iniesta-Arandia, I., González, J.A., García del Amo, D., Hernández-Arroyo, M., Casado-Arzuaga, I., Palomo, I., Gómez-Baggethun, E., Onaindia, M., Montes, C., Martín-López, B. Local Perceptions of Ecosystem Services Across Multiple Ecosystem Types in Spain. Land 2020, 9, 330. pdf

45.  Burch, C.,. Busch, M., Higgins, E., Bittner, S., Perera, N., Neal, K., Burkett, L., Castro, AJ., Anderson, C. (2019). Revisiting 6 years later a water conflict in Southeastern Oklahoma; a new valuation of the willingness to pay for ecosystem services. Sustainability pdf

44.  Carter, N., Williamson, M., Gilbert, S., Lischka, S.,  Prugh, L., Lawler, J., Metcalf, A., Jacob, A., Beltran, B., Castro, A.J.,  Sage, A., Burnham, M. (2019). Integrated Spatial Analysis for Human-Wildlife Coexistence in the American West. Environmental Research Letters pdf

43.   Ibarrola-Rivas, M., Castro, A.J.,  Kastner, T., Nonhebel, S., Turkelboom, F. (2019). Telecoupling through Tomato Trade: What consumers do not know about the tomato on their plate. Global Sustainbility pdf

42.   Quintas-Soriano, C*., Gibson, M.A.*,  Brandt J., López-Rodriguez, M., Cabello, J., Aguilera, P.,Castro, A.J. (2019). An interdisciplinary assessment of private conservation areas in the Western United States. AMBIO pdf

41.  Castro, A.J., López-Rodríguez, M.D., Giagnocavo, C., Gimenez, M.,Céspedes, L.; La Calle, A., Gallardo, M., Pumares, P., Cabello, J.; Rodríguez, E., Uclés, D., Parra, S., Casas, J., Rodríguez, F., Fernandez-Prados, J.S., Alba-Patiño, D., Expósito-Granados, M., Murillo-López, B.E., Vasquez, L.M., Valera, D.L. (2019). Six Collective Challenges for Sustainability of Almería Greenhouse Horticulture. International Journal  of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 4097 pdf

40.  Expósito-Granados, M., * Castro, A.J.  Lozano, J., Aznar- Sanchez, JA.,  Carter, N.H.,  Requena-Mullor, J.M.,  Malo, A.F.,  Olszańska, A., Morales-Reyes, Z., Moleón, M., Sánchez- Zapata, J.A., Cortés-Avizanda, A., Fischer, J.,  Martín-López, B. (2019). Human-carnivore relations: conflicts, tolerance and coexistence in the American West. Environmental Research Letters pdf

39. Kristal, J., Abrams, J., Belote, T., Beltran., Brandt, J., Carter, N.,  Castro, A.J., Chaffin, B., Metcalf, A., Roche-McNally, G., Wallen, K., Williamson, M. (2019). The American West as a social-ecological region: Drivers, dynamics and implications for nested social-ecological systems. Environmental Research Letters pdf

38. Cornell, J.D., Quintas-Soriano, C., Running, K., Castro, A.J.  (2019). Examining concern about climate change and local environmental changes from an ecosystem service perspective in the Western U.S. Environmental Science and Policy, 101, 221-231 pdf

37. Lozano, J., Olszańsk, A., Morales-Reyes, Z., Castro AJ, Malo, AF., Moleón, M., Sánchez-Zapata, JA., Cortés-Avizanda, A., von Wehrden, H., Dorresteijni, I., Kansky, R., Fischer, J., Martín-López B (2019). Human-carnivore relations: A systematic review. Biological Conservation, 237, 480-492 pdf

36. Quintas-Soriano, C.*, García-Llorente, M., Meacham, M., Norström, A.V., Peterson, G.D, Castro, A.J. (2019). Integrating supply and demand in ecosystem service bundles characterization across Mediterranean transformed landscapes. Landscape Ecology pdf

35. Narducci, J*., Quintas-Soriano, C., Castro, A.J., Castellanos, R.,  Brandt J. (2019). Implications of urban growth and farmland loss for ecosystem services in the western United States. Land Use Policy, 86, 1-11 pdf

34. Pérez-Rámirez I, García-Llorente M, Benito A, Castro, A.J. (2019). Exploring sense of place across cultivated lands through public participatory mapping. Landscape Ecology, 1-18 pdf

33. Requena-Mullor, J.M**., Quintas-Soriano, C.**, Brandt J., Cabello J., Castro, A.J. (2018). Modeling how land use legacy affects the provision of ecosystem services in Mediterranean southern Spain. Environmental Research Letters  pdf

32. Castro, A.J.,Quintas-Soriano, C**., Egoh B. (2018). Ecosystem Services in dryland systems of the world. Journal of Arid Environments, 159, 1-3 pdf

31. Quintas-Soriano, C.**, J. Brandt, K. Running, C. V. Baxter, D. M. Gibson, J. Narducci, and Castro, A.J. (2018). Social-ecological systems influence ecosystem service perception: a Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS) analysis. Ecology and Society 23(3):3 pdf

30. Castro, A.J., Julian, J.P., Vaughn, C., Martin-Mikle, C.J., Quintas-Soriano, C.* (2018). Ecosystem services across US-watersheds: a meta-analysis 2001-2014. Ecosystem Services and Global Ecology pdf

29. Castro, A.J., Quintas-Soriano, C., Brandt, J. Atkinson, C.L. Baxter, C.V., Burnham, M., Egoh, B.N., García-Llorente, M., Julian, J.P., Martín-López, B., Liao, F.H., Running, K., Vaughn, C.C., Norström, A.V. Applying Place-Based Social-Ecological Research to Address Water Scarcity: Insights for Future Research. Sustainability 2018, 10, 1516 pdf

28. Trachtenberg, Z., Castro, A.J., Gates, K., Randall, A., Schlupp, I., Soreghan, L., Theriault, N.,  Wieters, M. (2017). (Inter)facing the Antropocene: Representing an interdisciplinary interaction. Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities pdf

27. Quintas-Soriano, C., Garcia-Llorente, M., Castro, A.J. (2017). What ecosystem services science has achieved in Spanish drylands: evidences of need for transdisciplinary science. Journal of Arid Environments pdf

26. Balvanera, P., Calderon-Contreras, Castro, A.J., R., Ruiz Mercado, I, Geijzendorffer, I., Jacobs, S., Felipe-Lucia, Ilse R. Geijzendorffer, Sander Jacobs, Berta Martín-López, Ugo Arbieu, Chinwe Ifejika Speranza, Bruno Locatelli, Natalia Pérez Harguindeguy, Ilse Ruiz Mercado, Marja J. Spierenburg, Améline Vallet, Laura Lynes, Lindsey Gillson. (2017). Interconnected place-based social-ecological research is needed to inform global sustainability (in press). Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability pdf

25. Turkelboom, Francis., Leone, Michael., Jacobs, Sander., Kelemen, Eszter.,  García-Llorente, Marina., Baró, Francesc.,  Termansen, Mette.,  Barton, David N.,  Berry, Pam.,  Stange, Erik.,  Thoonen, Marijke.,  Kalóczkai, Ágnes.,  Vadineanu, Angheluta.,  Castro, A.J.,  Czúcz, Bálint.,  Röckmann, Christine.,  Wurbs; Daniel., Odee, David.,  Preda, Elena.,  Gómez-Baggethun, Erik.,  Rusch, Graciela M.,  Martínez Pastur, Guillermo.,  Palomo, Ignacio.,  Dick, Jan.,  Casaer, Jim.,  van Dijk, Jiska.,  Priess, Joerg A.,  Langemeyer, Johannes.,  Mustajoki, Jyri.,  Kopperoinen, Leena.,  Baptist, Martin J.,  Peri, Pablo Luis.,  Mukhopadhyay, Raktima.,  Aszalós, Réka.,  Roy, S.B.,  Luque, Sandra.,  Rusch, Verónica. When we cannot have it all: Ecosystem services trade-offs in the context of spatial planning. Ecosystem Services pdf

24. Rodríguez-Caballero, E., Castro, A.J. Chamizo, S., Quintas-Soriano, C, García-Llorente, M.,  Cantón, Y., Weber, B. (2017). Ecosystem services provided by biocrusts: from ecosystem function to social values. Journal of Arid Environments pdf

23. Martín-López, B, Palomo, I., García-Llorente, M., Iniesta-Arandía, I., Castro, A.J., Gómez-Baggethun, E., Montes, C. (2017) Delineating boundaries of social-ecological systems for landscape planning: A comprehensive spatial approach. Land Use Policy. pdf

22. Requena-Mullor, J.M.*, Lopez, E., Castro, A.J., Cabello, J., Reyes, A., Segura-Alcaraz, D., Castro, H. (2017). Remote-sensing based approach to forecast habitat quality under climate change scenarios. PLOS One, (12-3)

21. Castro, A.J., García-Llorente, M., Quintas-Soriano, C. (2016). Ecosystem Services. In: Cabello J., Salinas M. J., Torres M. T., Castro. H. (Eds.), Global Change Monitoring Handbook: a proposal for arid and semiarid environments, p 95-99. Fundación Patrimonio Natural, Biodiversidad y Cambio Global. Almeria, ISBN: 978-84-606-6228-0 pdf

20. Quintas-Soriano, C.*, García-Llorente M, Castro, H., Castro A.J. (2016). Expansion of greenhouse horticulture in Spain seen to compromise conservation and the revitalisation of rural areas.  A service from the European Commission. Science for Environment PolicyIssue 459

19. Quintas-Soriano, C.*, García-Llorente M, Castro, H., Castro A.J. (2016). Land use-land cover impacts on ecosystem services and their implications on human well-being in arid Spain. Land Use Policy,  4, 534–548 

18. Castro, A.J., García-Llorente, M., Vaughn, C., Julian, J.P. (2016). Willingness to pay for ecosystem services among stakeholder groups in a South-Central U.S. watershed with regional conflict. Journal of Water Resources Management and Planning, 05016006

17. García-Llorente, M., Castro, A.J., Quintas-Soriano, C.,* Castro, H., Montes, C., Martín-López, B. (2016). The value of time in biological conservation and supplied ecosystem services: A willingness to give up time exercise. Journal of Arid Environments, 124, 13-21

16. Requena-Mullor, J.M.*, Lopez, E., Castro, A.J., Virgos, E., Castro, H. (2016). Feeding habits of European badger (Meles meles) in Mediterranean arid landscapes. Mammal Research  DOI: 10.1007/s13364-016-0269-x

15. García-Llorente, M., Iniesta-Arandia, I., Willaarts, B., Harrison, P.A., Berry, P., Bayo, M., Castro, A.J., Montes, C., Martín-López, B., (2015). Biophysical and socio-cultural factors underlying spatial tradeoffs of ecosystem services in semiarid watersheds: A sustainability analysis of social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society, 20(3), 39

14. Castro, A.J., Vaughn, C., Julian, J.P, García-Llorente, M. (2016). Social demand of ecosystem services and implications in watershed management. Journal of the American Water Resources Association,  1-13

13. Castro, A.J., Martín-López, B., Plieninger, T., López, E., Alcaraz‐Segura, D., Vaughn, C.C., Cabello, J. (2015). Do protected areas networks ensure the supply of ecosystem services? Spatial patterns of two nature reserve systems in semi-arid Spain. Applied Geography, 60, 1-9

12. Lopez-Rodriguez, Castro, A.J., M., Cabello, J., Jorreto, S., Castro, H. (2015). Science-policy interface approach for dealing with water environmental problems.  Environmental Science and Policy, 50, 1-14

11. Castro, A.J., Vaughn, C., Julian, J.P, Garcia-Llorente, M., Bowman, K.N.** (2015) Social perception and supply of ecosystem services: a watershed approach for carbon related ecosystem services. In: Blanco, J.A. and Lo, Y.H. (edts), Biodiversity in Ecosystems – Linking Structure and Function, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain

10. Castro, A.J., Verburg, P., Martín-López, B., García-LLorente, M., Cabello, J., Vaughn, C., and López E. (2014). Ecosystem service trade-offs from the supply to social demand: a landscape-scale spatial analysis. Landscape and Urban Planning, 132: 102–110

9. Quintas-Soriano, C.,* Castro, A.J., García-Llorente, M., Cabello, J., Castro, H. (2014) From supply to social demand: a landscape-scale analysis of the water regulation service. Landscape Ecology, 29: 1069-1082

8. Requena-Mullor, J.M.*, Lopez, E., Castro, A.J., Cabello, J., Virgos, E. Modeling spatial distribution of European badger in arid landscapes: an ecosystem functioning approach (2014). Landscape Ecology, 29: 843-855

7. Fernando Santos-Martín, Carlos Montes, Berta Martín-López, José A. González, Mateo Aguado, Javier Benayas, Concepción Piñeiro, Jorge Navacerrada, Pedro Zorrilla, Marina García Llorente, Irene Iniesta, Elisa Oteros, Ignacio Palomo, César López Santiago, Paloma Alcorlo, Mª Rosario Vidal, Mª Luisa Suárez, Castro, A.J. et al. (2013). Ecosystem and Biodiversity for Human Wellbeing: Spanish National Ecosystem Assessment, Fundación Biodiversidad, Madrid, Spain

6. Barco-Bonilla, N., Romero-González, R., Plaza-Bolaños, P., Martínez Vidal J. L., Castro, A.J., Martín, I., José Salas, J., Garrido Frenich, A., (2013). Priority organic compounds in wastewater effluents from the Mediterranean and Atlantic basins of Andalusia (Spain). Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts 

5. Castro, A.J., García-Llorente, M., Martín-López, B., Palomo, I., and Iniesta-Arandía, I. (2013). Multidimensional approaches in ecosystem services assessment. In: Di Bella, C., Alcaraz-Segura, D. (Eds.): Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services, 441-468

4. Castro, A.J., Paruelo, J.M., Alcaraz-Segura, D., Cabello, J., M., Oyarzabal, and López-Carrique, E., (2013). Missing gaps in the estimation of the carbon gains service from Light Use Efficiency models In: Alcaraz-Segura, Di Bella, C., D. (Eds). Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services, 105-124

3. García-Llorente, M., Martín-López, B., Nunnes, P.A.L.D, Castro, A.J., Montes, C. (2012). A choice experiment study for land use scenarios in semiarid watersheds environments. Journal of Arid Environments, 87:219-230

2. Cabello, J., Alcaraz-Segura, D., Ferrero, R., Castro, A.J., Liras. E., (2012). The role of vegetation and lithology in the spatial and inter-annual response of EVI to climate in drylands of Southeastern Spain. Journal of Arid Environments, 79:76-83

1. Castro, A.J., Martín-López, B., García-Llorente, M., Aguilera, P.A., López, E., Cabello, J. (2011). Social preferences regarding the delivery of ecosystem services in a semiarid Mediterranean region. Journal of Arid Environments, 75:1201-1208


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Castro, A.J., García-Llorente, M., Quintas-Soriano, C. (2015). Cambio climático. En: Cabello J., Salinas M. J., Torres M. T., Castro. H. (Eds.), Manual para el seguimiento del Cambio Global. Una propuesta para ambientes áridos y semiáridos, págs. 95-99. Fundación Patrimonio Natural, Biodiversidad y Cambio Global. Almería, ISBN: 978-84-606-6228-0

Requena-Mullor, J.M.*, Castro, A.J., Lopez, E., Virgos, E., Castro, H. (2015). Hábitos alimenticios del Tejón Europeo (Meles meles) en paisajes mediterráneos áridos. Galemys Journal

Castro, A.J., Quintas-Soriano, C.*, García-Llorente, M., Cabello. J., Castro, H. (2013). Avanzando sobre el cómo, el dónde y el por qué de los problemas del agua en ambientes semiáridos: los servicios de los ecosistemas como aproximación. Eubacteria Número 31: ISSN-1697-0071

Martín-López, B., García-Llorente, M., Iniesta-Arandía, I., Castro, A.J., Willaarts, B. Aguilera, P.A., Montes, C. (2013). La evaluación de los servicios de los ecosistemas suministrados por las cuencas hidrográficas del sureste semiárido andaluz. Eubacteria Número 31: ISSN-1697-0071

Cabello, J. and Castro, A.J., (2012). Estado y tendencia de los servicios de los ecosistemas de Zonas Áridas de Andalucía. In: Evaluación de los Ecosistemas del Milenio Andalucía. Edt: Fundación Biodiversidad. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, Madrid, Spain

Cabello, J. and Castro, A.J., (2012). Estado y tendencia de los servicios de los ecosistemas de Alta Montaña. In: Evaluación de los Ecosistemas del Milenio Andalucía. Edt: Fundación Biodiversidad. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, Madrid, Spain

Castro, A.J. (2010). El río: caudal de economía y ecología. In: El Río Andarax. Ed: I. Francés, A. Castro, A, Fernández, S. Jorreto, J. Gisbert. Agencia Andaluza del Agua. Consejería de Medio Ambiente. Junta de Andalucía, Spain. ISBN: 978-84-92807-46-8

Castro, A.J., D. Alcaraz-Segura., (2010). Paraje Natural del Desierto de Tabernas, In: El Río Andarax. Edts: I. Francés, A. Castro, A, Fernandez, S.Jorreto, J.Gisbert. Agencia Andaluza del Agua. Consejería de Medio Ambiente. Junta de Andalucía, Spain. ISBN: 978-84-92807-46-8

Cueto, M., Jacoba, M., López, E., Castro, A.J., (2010). El matorral. In: El Río Andarax. Edts: I. Francés, A. Castro, A, Fernández, S. Jorreto, J. Gisbert. Agencia Andaluza del Agua. Consejería de Medio Ambiente. Junta de Andalucía, Spain. ISBN: 978-84-92807-46-8

Aguilera, P., López, E., Castro, A.J., Cabello, J., Blanca, G., Calaforra, J.M., Oyonarte, C. (2000). In: “Espacios Naturales y protegidos de Almería: naturaleza almeriense”. Consejería de Medio Ambiente. Junta de Andalucía, Spain



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