Publications

International publications 

152. Miriam Muñoz-Rojas, Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo, Manuel E. Lucas-Borja, 2021. Soil biodiversity and organic carbon: their role in the fight against desertification. Ecosistemas, In press

151. Hamed Dadkhah Aghdash, Mehdi Heydari, Hassan Zare-Maivan, Mohsen Sharifi, Isabel Miralles, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2021. Brant’s oaks (Quercus brantii Lindl.) leaves traits response to pollution from the gas refinery in the semiarid forests, west of Iran. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-16270-7 (Q2)

150. Xiuzhen Shi, Jianqing Wang, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Zhenyu Wang, Xue Li, Zhiqun Huang, 2021. Microbial diversity regulates ecosystem multifunctionality during natural secondary succession. Journal of Applied Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14015 (Q1)

149. M. E. Lucas-Borja; A. K. Bose; E. Andivia; D. Candel-Pérez; P. A. Plaza-Álvarez, J. C. Linares, 2021. Assessing tree drought resistance and climate-growth relationships under different tree age classes in a Pinus nigra Arn. Ssp salzmannii forest. Forests. 12(9), 1161; https://doi.org/10.3390/f12091161 (Q1)

148. Mehdi Heydari, Fatemeh Aazami, Reza Omidipour, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Marzban Faramarzi, 2021. Components of plant diversity as ecological indicators reflecting the effects of conservation management and degradation in different climatic conditions. Land Degradation and Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.4062 (Q1)

147. Lucas-Borja, ME; Van Stand, JT; Plaza-Alvarez, PA; Manso, R., 2021. Simultaneous estimation of Pinus nigra Arn. ssp. salzmannii natural regeneration emergence and survival through lifetime analysis. Forest Ecology and Management, 499: 119613, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119613 (Q1)

146. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Misagh Parhizkar, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. Short-Term Changes in Erosion Dynamics and Quality of Soils Affected by a Wildfire and Mulched with Straw in a Mediterranean Forest. Soil Systems, 5(3), 40; https://doi.org/10.3390/soilsystems5030040 (Q2)

145. Artemi Cerdà, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Ivan Franch-Pardo, Xavier Úbeda, Agata Novara, Manuel López-Vicente, Zorica Popović, Manuel Pulido, 2021. The role of plant species on runoff and soil erosion in a Mediterranean shrubland. Science of The Total Environment, 799: 149218, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149218 (Q1)

144. Fernandez-Anez, N., Krasovskiy, A., Müller, M., Vacik, H., Baetens, J., Hukić, E., Kapovic Solomun, M., Atanassova, I., Glushkova, M., Bogunović, I., Fajković, H., Djuma, H., Boustras, G., Adámek, M., Devetter, M., Hrabalikova, M., Huska, D., Martínez Barroso, P., Vaverková, M.D., Zumr, D., Jõgiste, K., Metslaid, M., Koster, K., Köster, E., Pumpanen, J., Ribeiro-Kumara, C., Di Prima, S., Pastor, A., Rumpel, C., Seeger, M., Daliakopoulos, I., Daskalakou, E., Koutroulis, A., Papadopoulou, M.P., Stampoulidis, K., Xanthopoulos, G., Aszalós, R., Balázs, D., Kertész, M., Valkó, O., Finger, D.C., Thorsteinsson, T., Till, J., Bajocco, S., Gelsomino, A., Amodio, A.M., Novara, A., Salvati, L., Telesca, L., Ursino, N., Jansons, A., Kitenberga, M., Stivrins, N., Brazaitis, G., Marozas, V., Cojocaru, O., Gumeniuc, I., Sfecla, V., Imeson, A., Veraverbeke, S., Mikalsen, R.F., Koda, E., Osinski, P., Castro, A.C.M., Nunes, J.P., Oom, D., Vieira, D., Rusu, T., Bojović, S., Djordjevic, D., Popovic, Z., Protic, M., Sakan, S., Glasa, J., Kacikova, D., Lichner, L., Majlingova, A., Vido, J., Ferk, M., Tičar, J., Zorn, M., Zupanc, V., Hinojosa, M.B., Knicker, H., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Pausas, J., Prat-Guitart, N., Ubeda, X., Vilar, L., Destouni, G., Ghajarnia, N., Kalantari, Z., Seifollahi-Aghmiuni, S., Dindaroglu, T., Yakupoglu, T., Smith, T., Doerr, S., Cerda, A., 2021. Current Wildland Fire Patterns and Challenges in Europe: A Synthesis of National Perspectives. Air, Soil and Water Research 14, 11786221211028184. https://doi.org/10.1177/11786221211028185 (Q2)

143. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Xin Jing, David Candel-Perez, Misagh Parhizkar, Francisco Rocha, Mehdi Heydari, Miriam Muñoz-Rojas, Demetrio Antonio Zema. 2021. Afforestation with Pinus nigra Arn ssp salzmannii along an elevation gradient: controlling factors and implications for climate change adaptation. Trees, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-021-02184-x (Q1)

142. Misagh Parhizkar, Mahmood Shabanpour, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja , Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. Variability of rill detachment capacity with sediment size, water depth and soil slope in forest soils: a flume experiment. Journal of Hydrology. 601: 126625, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126625 (Q1)

141. J. González-Romero, M. López-Vicente, E. Gómez-Sánchez, E. Peña-Molina, P. Galletero, P.A.  Plaza-Alvarez, D. Moya, J. De las Heras, M.E. Lucas-Borja, 2021. Post-fire management effects on sediment (dis)connectivity in Mediterranean forest ecosystems: channel and catchment response. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5202 (Q1)

140. Gianmarco Carrà, Giuseppe Bombino, Pietro Denisi, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Àlvarez, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. Water Infiltration after Prescribed Fire and Soil Mulching with Fern in Mediterranean Forests. Hydrology, 8(3), 95; https://doi.org/10.3390/hydrology8030095 (Q2)

139. Nancy Shackelford,  Gustavo Paterno,  Daniel Winkler,  Todd Erickson,  Elizabeth Leger,  Lauren Svejcar , Martin Breed , Akasha Faist , Peter Harrison ,Michael Curran , Qinfeng Guo , Anita Kirmer , Darin Law , Kevin Mganga ,Seth Munson ,Lauren Porensky, R. Emiliano Quiroga,  Péter Török , Claire Wainwright , Ali Abdullahi ,Matt Bahm ,Elizabeth Ballenger, Nichole Barger , Owen Baughman ,Carina Becker ,Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja ,Chad Boyd, Carla Burton ,Philip Burton ,Eman Calleja ,Peter Carrick ,Alex Caruana ,Charlie Clements, Kirk Davies ,Balázs Deák ,Jessica ake, Sana Dullau ,Joshua Elidge ,Erin Espeland , Hannah Farrell, Stephen Fick ,Magda Garbowski ,Enrique de la Riva ,Peter Golos ,Penelope Grey, Barry Heydenrych ,Patricia Holmes ,Jeremy James ,Jayne Jonas-Bratten , Réka Kiss ,Anea Kramer ,Julie Larson ,Juan Lorite ,  C. Ellery Mayence , Luis Merino-Martín ,Tamás Miglécz, Suanne Milton ,Thomas Monaco ,Arlee Montalvo , Jose Navarro-Cano ,Mark Paschke ,Pablo Peri ,Monica Pokorny ,Matthew Rinella ,  Nelmarie Saayman ,Merilynn Schantz ,Tina Parkhurst ,Eric Seabloom ,Katharine Stuble,  Shauna Uselman , Orsolya Valkó ,Kari Veblen, Scott Wilson ,Megan Wong ,Zhiwei Xu, Katharine Suding, 2021. Drivers of seedling establishment success in dryland restoration efforts. Nature, Ecology & Evolution, 5, 1283–1290 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01510-3 (Q1).

138. Hamed Dadkhah Aghdash, Hassan Zare-Maivan, Mehdi Heydari, Mohsen Sharifi, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Daniel C. Dey, 2021. Acorn germination and oak (Quercus brantii Lindl.) seedling development dramatically affected by spatial position of maternal trees from a gas refinery in Iran. Ecological Engineering, 170: 106329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2021.106329 (Q1)

137. Isabel Miralles, Carmen Trasar-Cepeda, Rocío Soria, Raúl Ortega, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2021. Environmental and ecological factors influencing soil functionality of biologically crusted soils by different lichen species in drylands. Science of The Total Environment, 794: 148491. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148491 (Q1)

136. Jose Luis Martinez, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Alvarez, Pietro Denisi, Miguel Angel Moreno, David Hernandez, Javier González-Romero and Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. Comparison of satellite and drone-based images at two spatial scales to evaluate vegetation regeneration after post-fire treatments in a Mediterranean forest. Applied Sciences 11(12), 5423; https://doi.org/10.3390/app11125423 (Q3)

135. Elahe Vafaie, Saeed Shahabi Ahangarkolaee, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Hossein, Shabanali Fami, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. A framework to evaluate the factors influencing groundwater management in Water User Associations: the case study of Tafresh County (Iran). Agricultural Water Management 255, 107013 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107013 (Q1)

134. R. Soria, N. Rodríguez-Berbel, R. Ortega, M.E. Lucas-Borja, I. Miralles, 2021. Soil amendments from recycled waste differently affect CO₂ soil emissions in restored mining soils under semiarid conditions. Journal of Environmental Management, 294, 112894. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112894 (Q1)

133. Mehdi Heydari, Sina Attar Roshan, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Reza Omidipour, Bernard Prévosto, 2021. Diverging consequences of past forest management on plant and soil attributes in ancient oak forests of southwestern Iran. Forest Ecology and Management, 494: 119360, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119360 (Q1)

132. Tingting Suna, Yugang Wanga, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Xin Jinge, Wenting Feng, 2021. Divergent vertical distributions of microbial biomass with soil depth among groups and land uses. Journal of Environmental Management, 292: 112755, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112755 (Q1)

131. Heydari, M., Attar Roshan, S., Omidipour, R., Lucas-Borja, ME., Prévosto, B., 2021. Current plant ecological features reflect historical forest management systems in semi-arid oak forests. Ecological Engineering, 167: 106268. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2021.106268 (Q1)

130. Lucas-Borja, ME., Andivia, E., Candel-Pérez, D., Linares, JC., Camarero, JJ., 2021. Long term forest management drives drought resilience in Mediterranean black pine forest. Trees, 35: 1651–1662, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-021-02143-6 (Q1)

129. Lucas-Borja ME., Pitón G.,Yang Y., Castillo C., Zema D., 2021. Check dams worldwide: objectives, functions, effectiveness and undesired effects. Catena, 204: 105390, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105390 (Q1)

128. Misagh Parhizkar, Mahmood Shabanpour, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. Hydromulch roots reduce rill detachment capacity by overland flow in deforested hillslopes. Journal of Hydrology, 598: 126272, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126272 (Q1)

127. Nejc Bezak, Matjaž Mikoš, Pasquale Borrelli…Lucas-Borja et al., 2021. Soil erosion modelling: A bibliometric analysis. Environmental Research, 197: 111087, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2021.111087 (Q1)

126. Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban, 2021. Efficiency of post-fire hillslope management strategies: gaps of knowledge. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health. 21: 100247, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coesh.2021.100247 (Q1)

125. Pasquale Borrelli, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja et al., 2021. Soil erosion modelling: A global review and statistical analysis. Science of The Total Environment, 780: 146494, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146494 (Q1)

124. Misagh Parhizkar, Mahmood Shabanpour, Isabel Miralles, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2021. Effects of plant species on soil quality in natural and planted areas of a forest park in Northern Iran. Science of the Total Environment, 778: 146310, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146310 (Q1)

123. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. Rill erosion in unpaved and rock-paved roads after wildfire in a Mediterranean forest. Geosciences, 11(2), 79, https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences11020079 (Q3)

122. Bruno Timóteo Rodrigues, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Javier González-Romero, Mikael Timóteo Rodrigues, Pablo Galletero, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Álvarez, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja. 2021. The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Estimating Soil Volumes Retained by Check Dams after Wildfires in Mediterranean Forests. Soil Systems 11(2), 79, https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences11020079 (Q2)

121. Giacomo Certini, Daniel Moya Navarro, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Giovanni Mastrolonardo, 2021. Tamm review: the impact of fire on soil-dwelling biota. Forest Ecology and Management, 488: 118989, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.118989 (Q1)

120. Misagh Parhizkar, Mahmood Shabanpour, Isabel Miralles, Artemio Cerdà, Nobuaki Tanaka, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. Evaluating the effects of forest tree species on rill detachment capacity in a semi-arid environment. Ecological Engineering, 161: 106158, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2021.106158 (Q1)

119. Demetrio Antonio Zema, John T. Van Stan II, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Alvarez, Xiangzhou Xu, Bruno Gianmarco Carra, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2021. Effects of stand composition and soil properties on water repellency and hydraulic conductivity in Mediterranean forests. Ecohydrology, https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2276 (Q1)

118. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Giuseppe Bombino, Bruno Gianmarco Carrà, Daniela D’Agostino, Pietro Denisi, Antonino Labate, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Álvarez, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2020. Modelling the soil response to storms after wildfire and prescribe fire in Mediterranean forests, Climate, 8(12), 150; https://doi.org/10.3390/cli8120150 (Q3)

117. Daniel Moya, Javier Sagra, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Álvarez, Javier González-Romero, Jorge De Las Heras, Pablo Ferrandis, 2020. Post-fire recovery of vegetation and diversity patterns in semiarid Pinus halepensis Mill. habitats after salvage logging. Forest, 11(12), 1345; https://doi.org/10.3390/f11121345 (Q1)

116. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, John T. Van Stan II , Mehdi Heydari, Reza Omidipour, Francisco Rocha, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Alvarez, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Miriam Muñoz-Rojas, 2020. Post-fire restoration with contour-felled log debris increases early recruitment of Spanish Black pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp salzmannii) in Mediterranean forests. Restoration Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13338 (Q1)

115. Misagh Parhizkar, Mahmood Shabanpour, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Siyue Li, Nobuaki Tanaka, Artemio Cerdà, 2020. Effects of rice straw mulch length and application rate on surface runoff and soil loss under laboratory simulated rainfall. International Journal of Sediment Research 36:4: 468-478, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsrc.2020.12.002 (Q1)

114. Lucas-Borja, M.E., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Muñoz-Rojas, M., Plaza-Álvarez, P.A., Gómez-Sanchez, M.E., González-Romero, J., Peña-Molina, E., Moya, D., de las Heras, J. 2020. Changes in ecosystem properties after postfire management strategies in wildfire affected Mediterranean forests. Journal of Applied Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13819 (Q1)

113.  Misagh Parhizkar, Mahmood Shabanpour, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2020. Rill erosion and soil quality in forest and deforested ecosystems with different morphological characteristics. Resources, 9(11), 129; https://doi.org/10.3390/resources9110129 (Q3)

112. Plaza-Álvarez, P.A, Moya, D., Lucas-Borja, M.E, García-Orenes, F., González Romero J., Rossa C., Peña, E., de las Heras, J. 2020. Early spring prescribed burning in mixed Pinus halepensis Mill. and Pinus pinaster Ait. stands reduced biological soil functionality in the short term. Land Degradation and Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3800 (Q1)

111. Giuseppe Bombino, serafina andiloro, Adele Folino, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2020. Short-term effects of olive oil mill wastewater application on soil water repellency. Agricultural Water Management, 244: 106563, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106563 (Q1)

110. Francisco Rocha, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Paulo Pereira, Miriam Muñoz-Rojas, 2020. Cyanobacteria as a nature-based biotechnological tool for restoring salt-affected soils. Agronomy 10(9), 1321; https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10091321 (Q2)

109. Demetrio Antonio Zema, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Alvarez, Xiangzhou Xu, Bruno Gianmarco Carra, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2020. Influence of forest stand age on soil water repellency and hydraulic conductivity in the Mediterranean environment. Science of The Total Environment, 753: 142006, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142006 (Q1)

108. Reza Omidipour, Miriam Muñoz-Rojas, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2020. Plant species and season influence soil physicochemical properties and microbial functions in a semi-arid woodland ecosystem. Plant and Soil, 456, 43–59, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-020-04691-1 (Q1)

107. Daniel Moya, Teresa Fonturbel; Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja; Esther Peña; Raquel Alfaro-Sanchez; Raquel Alfaro-Sanchez; Pedro Plaza-Alvarez; Javier Gonzalez-Romero; Jorge de las Heras, 2020. Burning season and vegetation coverage influenced the community level physiological profile of Mediterranean mixed-mesogean pine forest soils. Journal of Environmental Management, 277: 111405, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111405 (Q1)

106. Mehdi Heydari, Parasto Eslaminejad, Fatemeh Valizadeh Kakhki, Majid Mirab-balou, Reza Omidipour, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Chen Ma, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2020.  Spatio-temporal heterogeneity differently drive the diversity of various trophic guilds of mesofauna in semi-arid oak forests. Trees 35, 171–187. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-020-02025-3 (Q1)

105. Demetrio Antonio Zema, Pasquale Filianoti, Daniela D’Agostino, Antonino Labate, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Angelo Nicotra and Santo Marcello Zimbone, 2020. Analysing the performances of Water User Associations to increase the irrigation sustainability: An application of multivariate statistics to a case study in Italy. Sustainability, 12(16): 6327, https://doi.org/10.3390/su12166327 (Q3)

104. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Mehdi Heydari, Isabel Miralles, Demetrio Antonio Zema and Ruben Manso, 2020. Effects of Skidding Operations after Tree Harvesting and Soil Scarification by Felled Trees on Initial Seedling Emergence of Spanish Black Pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp. salzmannii). Forest, 11(7), 767; https://doi.org/10.3390/f11070767 (Q1)

103. Lucas-Borja, M.E., Plaza-Álvarez, P.A., González-Romero, J., Miralles, I., Sagra, J., Molina-Peña, E., Moya, D., De las Heras, J., Fernández, C. 2020. Post-wildfire straw mulching and salvage logging affects initial pine seedling density and growth in two Mediterranean contrasting climatic areas in Spain.  Forest Ecology and Management, 474: 118363, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118363  (Q1)

102. Mehdi Heydari, Parasto Eslaminejad, Fatemeh Valizadeh Kakhki, Majid Mirab-balou, Reza Omidipour, Bernard Prévosto, Yahya Kooch, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2020. Soil quality and mesofauna diversity relationship are modulated by woody species and seasonality in semiarid oak forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 473: 118332, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118332 (Q1)

101. Natalia Rodríguez-Berbel; Raul Ortega Perez; Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja; Albert Solé Benet; Isabel Miralles, 2020. Long-term effects of two organic amendments on bacterial communities of calcareous Mediterranean soils degraded by mining. Journal of Environmental Management, 271: 110920, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110920  (Q1)

100. Lucas-Borja, M.E., Ortega, R., Miralles, I., Plaza-Álvarez, P.A., González-Romero, J., Peña-Molina, E., Moya, D., Zema, D.A., Wagenbrenner, J., de las Heras, J. 2020. Effects of wildfire and logging on soil functionality in the short-term in Pinus halepensis M. Forests. European Journal of Forest Research, 139, 935–945. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10342-020-01296-2 (Q1)

99. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Bruno Gianmarco Carrà, João Pedro Nunes, Léonard Bernard-Jannin, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Santo Marcello Zimbone, 2020. Impacts of land use and climate changes on surface runoff in a tropical forest watershed. Hydrological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2020.1787417 (Q1)

98. Manuel López-Vicente, Javier González-Romero, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja. Forest fire effects on sediment connectivity in headwater sub-catchments: Evaluation of indices performance. Science of The Total Environment, https://doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139206 (Q1)

97. Mehran Gholami, Zahed Sharifi, Zahra Karami, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2020. The potential impacts of soil sampling on erosion. International journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 17, 4909–4916 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-020-02756-3 (Q2)

96. Miralles, R. Soria, M.E. Lucas-Borja, M. Soriano, R. Ortega, 2020. Effect of biocrusts on bacterial community composition at different soil depths in Mediterranean semi-arid ecosystems. Science of The Total Environment, 733: 138613, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138613 (Q1)

95. Demetrio Zema, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Lidia Fotia, Domenico Rosaci, Guissepe Sarne, Marcelo Zimbone, 2020. Predicting the hydrological response of a forest after wildfire and soil treatments using an Artificial Neural Network. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 170: 105280, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2020.105280 (Q1)

94. Valentín Badillo, Antonio Tortosa, Rocio Soria, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2020. Description of Post-fire restoration management guidelines in the Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y las Villas Nature Park (Jaén). Revista Montes. Nº. 140: 16-22, ISSN 0027-0105

93. Misagh Parhizkar, Mahmood Shabanpour, Mohammadreza Khaledian, Artemio Cerdà, Calvin W. Rose, Hossein Asadi, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2020. Assessing and Modeling Soil Detachment Capacity by Overland Flow in Forest and Woodland of Northern Iran. Forests, 11(1), 65; https://doi.org/10.3390/f11010065 (Q1)

92. Demetrio Zema; João Pedro Nunes; Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2019.  Improvement of seasonal runoff and soil loss predictions by the MMF (Morgan-Morgan-Finney) model after wildfire and soil treatment in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. Catena, 188: 104415, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2019.104415 (Q1)

91. Youxin Shen; Yu Yang; Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja; Fajun Chen; Qiaoqiao Chen; Yingyin Tang, 2019. Change of soil K, N and P following forest restoration in rock outcrop rich karst area. Catena, 186: 104395, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2019.104395 (Q1)

90. Jesus Rodrigo-Comino, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, László Bertalan, Artemi Cerdá, 2019. Integrating in situ measures in an index of connectivity to assess soil erosion processes in vineyards. Hydrological Sciences Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2020.1711914 (Q2)

89. Weixin Zhang, Yang Yu, Xiuqin Wu, Paulo Pereira, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, 2019. Integrating preferences and social values for ecosystem services in local ecological management: A framework applied in Xiaojiang Basin Yunnan province, China. Land Use Policy, 91: 104339 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104339 (Q1)

88. Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Plaza-Álvarez, P.A.; Miralles, I.; Ortega, R;  Gonzalez-Romero, J.; Sagra, J.;  Moya, D.; Zema, D.; Heras, J. 2019. Short-term changes in soil functionality after wildfire and straw mulching in a Pinus halepensis M. forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 457: 117700, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.117700 (Q1)

87. Mahmood Shabanpour, Maedeh Daneshyar, Misagh Parhizkar, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Zema, 2019. Influence of crops on soil properties in agricultural lands of northern Iran. Science of the Total Environment, 711: 134694, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134694 (Q1)

86. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo, 2019. Plant diversity and soil stoichiometry regulates the changes in multifunctionality during pine temperate forest secondary succession. Science of the Total Environment, 697: 134204, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134204 (Q1)

85. Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Miralles, I.; Ortega, R; Plaza-Álvarez, P.A.; Gonzalez-Romero, J.; Sagra, J.; Soriano-Rodríguez, M.; Certini, G.; Moya, D.; Heras, J. 2019. Immediate fire-induced changes in soil microbial community composition in an outdoor experimental controlled system. Science of the Total Environment, 696: 134033, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134033 (Q1)

84. Gómez-Sanchez, E., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Plaza-Alvarez, P.A., González-Romero, J., Sagra, J., Moya, D., De las Heras, J., 2019. Effects of postfire hillslope stabilisation techniques on chemical, physico-chemical and microbiological soil properties in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Management, 246: 229-238, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.05.150 (Q1)

83. Naseer A Abbasi, Xiangzhou Xu, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Weiqin Dang, Bin Liu, 2019. The use of check dams in watershed management projects: examples from around the world. Science of the Total Environment, 676: 683-691,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.249 (Q1)

82. Zema, D., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Zimbone, S.M., Tamburino, V., Andiloro, S. 2019. Short-term effects of olive mill wastewater application on the hydrological and physico-chemical properties of a loamy soil. Agricultural Water Management, 221: 312-321, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2019.04.011 (Q1)

81. Lucas-Borja, M.E., Plaza-Alvarez, P.A., González-Romero, J., Sagra, J., Alfaro-Sanchez, R., Moya. D., de las Heras, J. 2019. Short-term effects of prescribed burning in Mediterranean pine plantations on surface runoff, soil erosion and water quality of runoff. Science of the Total Environment, 674: 615-622, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.114 (Q1)

80. Sagra, J., Moya, D., Plaza-Alvarez, P.A., González-Romero, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Alfaro-Sanchez, R., de las Heras, J., Ferrandiz, P. 2019. Prescribed fire effects on early recruitment of Mediterranean pine species depend on fire exposure and seed provenance. Forest Ecology and Management, 441: 253-261, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.03.057 (Q1)

79. González-Romero, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Plaza-Alvarez, P.A., Sagra, J., Moya, D., de las Heras, J., 2019. Short-term effects of postfire check-dam construction on ephemeral stream vegetation in a semiarid climate of SE Spain. The Science of the Total Environment, 671: 776-785, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.366 (Q1)

78. Lucas-Borja, M.E., Zema, D., Plaza-Alvarez, P.A., Zupanc, V., Baartman, J., Sagra, J., González-Romero, J., Moya, D., de las Heras, J., 2019. Effects of farmland abandonment on soil water repellency and hydraulic conductivity in Southern Spain. Water, 11(3), 503; https://doi.org/10.3390/w11030503 (Q2)

77. Moya, D., González-De Vega, S., Lozano, E., García-Orenes, F., Mataix-Solera, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Heras, J., 2019. The burn severity and plant recovery relationship affect the biological and chemical soil properties of Pinus halepensis Mill. stands in the short and mid-terms after wildfire. Journal Environmental Management, 235:250-256. https://doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.01.029 (Q1)

76. Giuseppe Bombino, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Pietro Denisi, Manuel E. Lucas-Borja, Antonino Labate, Santo M Zimbone, 2018. Assessment of riparian vegetation characteristics in Mediterranean headwaters regulated by check dams using multivariate statistical techniques. Science of the Total Environment, 657: 597-607, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.045 (Q1)

75. Plaza-Álvarez, P.A, Lucas-Borja, M.E., Sagra, J., Zema, D., González-Romero, J., Moya, D., de las Heras, J., 2018. Changes in soil hydraulic conductivity after prescribed fires in Mediterranean pine forests. Journal of Environmental Management, 232: 1021-1027, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.12.012 (Q1)

74. Lucas-Borja, M.E., González-Romero, J., Plaza-Álvarez, P.A, Sagra, J., Gómez M.E., Moya, D., Cerdà, A., de las Heras, J., 2018. The impact of straw mulching and salvage logging on post-fire runoff and soil erosion generation under Mediterranean climate conditions. The Science of the Total Environment, 654: 441-451, https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.161  (Q1)

73. Pedro Tardos, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Mario Beltran, Thierry Onkelinx, Míriam Piqué, 2018. Composite low thinning and slash burning treatment enhances initial Spanish black pine seedling recruitment. Forest Ecology and Management, 433:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.10.042 (Q1)

72. Francisco Javier Tranque Pascual, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, A. Iglesias Ranz, José Climent, 2018. Avanzando en la conservación ex situ de los recursos genéticos de Pinus nigra subsp. salzmannii de la Sierra de Gredos. Revista Montes, 133: 23-29, ISSN 0027-0105.

71. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Javier Hedo, Yu Yang, Youxin Shen, David Candel-Pérez, 2018. Nutrient, metal contents and microbiological properties of litter and soil along a tree age gradient in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment, 650: 749-758, https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.079. (Q1)

70. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Zema, Marco Daniel Hinojosa Guzman, Yu Yang, Alejandro Cruz Hernandez, Xu Xiangzhou, Gianmarco B. Carra, Mary Nichols, Artemi Cerdá, 2018. Exploring the influence of vegetation cover, sediment storage capacity and channel dimensions on stone check dam conditions and effectiveness in a large regulated river in México. Ecological Engeneering, 122: 39-47, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.07.025 (Q1)

69. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Zema, Gianmarco B. Carra, Artemi Cerdá, Pedro A. Plaza-Alvarez, Javier Sagra, Javier González-Romero, Daniel Moya, Jorge de las Heras, 2018. Short-term changes in infiltration between straw mulched and non-mulched soils after wildfire in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. Ecological Engeneering, 112: 27-31, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.07.018 (Q1)

68. Pedro A. Plaza-Alvarez, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Javier Sagra, Daniel Moya, Raquel Alfaro-Sanchez, Javier Gonzalez-Romero, Jorge de las Heras, 2018. Changes in soil water repellency after prescribed burnings in three different Mediterranean forest ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment, 644: 247-255, https://10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.364 (Q1)

67. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Aleix Calsamiglia, Josep Fortesa, Julián García-Comendador, Elena Lozano Guardiola, Fuensanta García-Orenes, Jorge Gago, Joan Estrany, 2018. The role of wildfire on soil quality in abandoned terraces of three Mediterranean micro-catchments. Catena, 170, 246–256, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.06.014 (Q1)

66. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Pedro A. Tiscar-Oliver, Pedro A. Plaza-Alvarez, Javier Sagra Cózar, Javier Gonzalez-Romero, Daniel Moya, Jorge de las Heras, 2018. Prescribed burning lowers the initial recruitment rates of three pine species that inhabit a mid-altitude Mediterranean mountain. Forest Ecology and Management, 427, 325–332, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.06.015 (Q1)

65. Javier Gonzalez-Romero, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Pedro Antonio Plaza-Alvarez, Javier Sagra, Daniel Moya, Jorge de las Heras, 2018. Temporal effects of post-fire check dam construction on soil functionality in SE Spain. Science of the Total Environment, 636C, 737-750, https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.339 (Q1)

64. Demetrio Antonio Zema,Giuseppe Bombino, Pietro Denisi, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja,Santo M Zimbone, 2018. Evaluating the effects of check dams on channel geometry, bed sediment size and riparian vegetation in Mediterranean mountain torrents. Science of the Total Environment, 636C, 737-750. https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.339 (Q1)

63. Daniel Moya, Sonsoles González-De Vega, Fuensanta García-Orenes, Alicia Morugán-Coronado, Victoria Arcenegui, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Jorge de las Heras, 2018. Temporal characterisation of soil-plant natural recovery related to fire severity in burned Pinus halepensis Mill. Forests. Science of the Total Environment, 636C, 737-750. https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.339 (Q1)

62. Javier Sagra; Pablo Ferrandis; Pedro Antonio Plaza-Álvarez;Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja; Javier González-Romero; Raquel Alfaro-Sánchez; Jorge De Las Heras; Daniel Moya 2018. Regeneration of Pinus pinaster Aiton after prescribed fires: response to burn timing and biogeographical seed provenance across a climatic gradient. Science of the Total Environment, 637–638, 1550–1558, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.138  (Q1)

61.-Zema, D.; Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Gianmarco Carra, B.; Denisi, P.; Rodrigues, V.A.; Ranzini, M.; Soriano Arcova, F.S.; de Cicco, V.; Zimbone, S.M. 2018. Simulating the hydrological response of a small tropical forest watershed (Mata Atlantica, Brazil) by the ANNAGNPS model. Science of the Total Environment, 636C, 737-750. https://doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.339. (Q1)

60.- Vacchiano, G., Ascoli, D., Berzaghi, F., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Caignard, T., Collalti, A., Mairota, P., Palaghianu, C., Reyer, C.P., Sanders, T., Schermer, E., Wohlgemuth, T., Hacket-Pain, A. 2018. Reproducing reproduction: how to simulate mast seeding in Forest models. Ecological Modelling, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2018.03.004 (Q1)

59.- Lucas-Borja, M.E., Vacchiano, G. 2018. Interactions between climate, growth and seed production in Spanish black pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp salzmannii) forests in Cuenca Mountains (Spain). New Forest, https://doi:10.1007/s11056-018-9626-8 (Q1)

58.- Tiscar Oliver, P.A., Candel-Pérez, D., Lucas-Borja, M.E. 2018. Lack of local adaptation to the establishment conditions limits assisted migration to adapt drought-prone Pinus nigra populations to climate change. Forest Ecology and Management, https://doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02319-0. (Q1)

57.- Madrigal-González, J., Ballesteros-Cánovas, J.A., Herrero, A., Ruiz-Benito, P., Stoffel, M., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Andivia, E., Sancho-García, C., Zavala, M.A. 2017. Forest productivity in Southwestern Europe is controlled by coupled North Atlantic and Atlantic multidecadal oscillations. Nature Communications, https://doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02319-0 (Q1)

56.- Ferreira Marmontel, C.V., Lucas-Borja, ME., Rodrigues, V.A., Zema, D. 2017. Effects of land use and sampling distance on water quality in tropical headwater springs (Pimenta creek, São Paulo State, Brazil). Science of total Environment, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.011 (Q1)

55.- Calsamiglia, A., Fortesa, J., García-Comendador, J., Lucas-Borja, ME., Calvo-Cases, A., Estrany, J. 2017. Spatial patterns of sediment connectivity in terraced lands: anthropogenic controls of catchment sensitivity. Land Degradation and Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2840 (Q1)

54.-Rodrigues, V., Estrany, J., Ranzini, M., de Cicco, V., Tarjuelo Martín-Benito, J.M., Hedo, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E. 2017. Effects of land use and seasonality on stream water quality in a small tropical catchment: the headwater of Córrego Água Limpa, São Paulo (Brazil). Science of Total Environment, https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.028. (Q1)

53.-Calsamiglia, A., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Fortesa, J., García-Comendador, J., Estrany, J. 2017. Changes in soil quality and hydrological connectivity caused by the abandonment of terraces in a Mediterranean burned catchment. Forests 2017, 8(9), 333; https://doi:10.3390/f8090333. (Q1)

52.-Calama R., Manso R., Lucas-Borja M.E., Espelta J.M., Piqué M., Bravo F., Del Peso, C., Pardos M. 2017. Natural regeneration in Iberian pines: A review of dynamic processes and proposals for management. Forest Systems, Vol 26 (2): 2. https://10.5424/fs/2017262-11255 (Q3)

51.-Plaza-Álvarez, P.A.; Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Sagra, J.; Moya, D.; Fontúrbel Lliteras, M.T.; De Las Heras, J. 2017. Soil respiration changes after prescribed fires in Spanish black pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp salzmannii) monospecific and mixed forest stands. Forest, 8(7), 248; https://doi.org/10.3390/f8070248 (Q1)

50.-Sagra, J.; Moya, D.; Plaza-Álvarez, P.A., Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Alfaro-Sánchez, R.; De Las Heras, J.; Ferrandis, P. 2017. Predation on Early Recruitment in Mediterranean Forests after Prescribed Fires. Forest, 8, 243; https://doi:10.3390/f8070243 (Q1)

49.-Cerdá, A.; Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Úbeda, X., Martínez-Murillo, J.F.; Keesstra, S. 2017. Pinus halepensis M. versus Quercus ilex subsp. Rotundifolia L. runoff and soil erosion at pedon scale under natural rainfall in Eastern Spain three decades after a forest fire. Forest Ecology and Management, 400: 447–456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.06.038 (Q1)

48.-Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Candel-Pérez, D.; Onkelinx, T.; Fule, P.Z.; Moya, D.; de las Heras, J.; Tíscar, P.A. 2017. Seed Origin and Protection Are Important Factors Affecting Post-Fire Initial Recruitment in Pine Forest Areas. Forest, 8(6), 185; https://doi:10.3390/f8060185 (Q1)

47.-Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban; Candel-Pérez, David; Tiscar Oliver, Pedro Antonio; Prevosto, Bernard; Hedo, Javier 2017. Pinus nigra Arn. ssp salzmannii early recruitment and initial seedling growth in warmer and drier locations: the role of seed and soil provenance. Plant Ecology, https://doi:10.1007/s11258-017-0727-9 (Q2)

46.-Lucas-Borja, M.E., Candel-Pérez, D., Onkelinx, T., Fule Z. P., Moya, D., Gómez, R., de Las Heras, J., 2017. Early Mediterranean pine recruitment in burned and unburned Pinus Nigra Arn. ssp Salzmannii stands of central Spain: influence of species identity, provenances and post-dispersal predation. Forest Ecology and Management, https://doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2017.01.026 (Q1)

45.-Tiscar, P.A., Candel-Pérez, D., Estrany, J., Balandier, P., Gómez, R., Lucas-Borja, M.E., 2017. Regeneration of three pine species in a Mediterranean forest: a study to test predictions from species distribution models under changing climates. Science of Total Environment, https://10.1016/ j.scitotenv.2017.01.150 (Q1)

44.-Fontalba-Navas, A., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Gil-Aguilar, V., Arrebola, J.P., Pena-Andreu, J.M., Pérez, J., 2017. Incidence and Risk Factors for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in a Population Affected by a Severe Flood. Public Health. https://doi: 10.1016/ j.puhe. 2016.12.015. (Q2)

43.-Rodrigues, V.A., Tarjuelo, J.M., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Ruiz Canales, A., Sanchez-Román, R.M., 2016. Interceptação da precipitação pelas copas em Pinus halepensis Mill – Albacete – Espanha. IRRIGA, 21(4), 736-749 https://doi.org/10.15809/irriga.2016v21n4p736-749 (Q3)

42.- Lucas-Borja M.E., 2016. Climate Change and Initial Seedling Recruitment in Mediterranean Forest: The Role of Seed Origin. Forest Research 2016, 5:3. https://doi: 10.4172/2168-9776.1000e124 (Q3)

41.- Lucas-Borja M.E., Madrigal J., Candel-Pérez D., Jimenez E., Moya Navarro D., De las Heras J., Guijarro M., Fernandez C., Vega J.A., Hernando C., 2016. Effects of prescribed burning, soil preparation and seed predation on natural regeneration of Spanish black pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp. salzmannii) in pure and mixed forest stands. Forest Ecology and Management, 378: 24–30, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.07.019 (Q1)

40.- Lucas-Borja, M.E., Hedo de Santiago, J., Candel-Pérez, D., Cerdá, A., Viñegla, B., 2016. Unravelling the importance of forest age stand and forest structure driving microbiological soil properties, enzymatic activities and soil nutrients content in Mediterranean Spanish Black Pine (Pinus nigra Ar. ssp. salzmannii) Forest. Science of Total Environment. https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.160 (Q1)

39.- Lucas-Borja, ME; Candel-Perez, García-Morote, F.A., Onkelinx, T., Balandier, P. 2016. Pinus nigra Arn. ssp salzmannii seedling recruitment is affected by stand basal area, shrub cover, and climate interactions. Annals of Forest Science, https://:doi 10.10007/s13595-016-0550-9 (Q1)

38.-Tíscar Oliver, P.A., Lucas-Borja, M.E. 2016. Structure of old-growth and managed stands and growth of old trees in a Mediterranean Pinus nigra forest in southern Spain. Forestry, https//doi:10.1093/forestry/cpw002 (Q1)

37.-Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Arazhem, O.; Candel-Pérez, D.; Moya, D.; Fonseca, T.; Hernández Tecles, E.; De las Heras, J.; Gómez-Gómez, L. 2016. Evaluation of fire recurrence effect on genetic diversity in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.) stands using inter-simple sequence repeat profiles. Science of the Total Environment, https//doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016,  01.105 (Q1)

36.- Gois Olivera, F., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Deraphim, O.J., 2015. Caracterizaçao fisiográfica da bacia hidrográfica do ribeirao Lavapés. Global Science and Technology, 8(2); 110-117, http://dx.doi.org/10.14688/1984-3801/gst.v8n2p110-117 (Q4)

35.- Gois Olivera, F., Deraphim, O.J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., 2015. Estimativa de perdas de solo e do potencial natural de erosao da bacia de contribuiçao da microcentral hidreléctrica do lageado, Botocatu, Sao Paulo (Brasil). Energia na Agricultura 30(3); 302-309 https://doi.org/10.17224/EnergAgric.2015v30n3p302-309 (Q4)

34.- Gois Olivera, F., Deraphim, O.J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., 2015. Estimativa de vazão do ribeirão lavapés na área de contribuição da microcentral hidrelétrica lageado em Botucatu/sp (Brazil). Irriga, 20(2): 363-370 https://repositorio.unesp.br/handle/11449/177420

33.- Lucas-Borja, M.E. 2015. The use of microbiological soil properties as indicators of soil status in forestry. Forest Researh, 4:2. https://doi: 10.4172/2168-9776.1000e117 (Q4)

32.- Hedo, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Wic, B., Andrés Abellán, M., De las Heras, J., 2015. Experimental site and season over-control the effect of Pinus halepensis in microbial properties of soil under semiarid and dry conditions. Journal of Arid Environments. https://doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.01.014 (Q2)

31.- Hedo, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Wic, B., Andrés Abellán, M., De las Heras, J., 2014. Soil microbiological properties and enzymatic activities of long-term post-fire recovery in dry and semiarid Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis M.) forest stands. Solid Earth Discuss, 5, 1–26, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-243-2015 (Q2)

30.- Hedo, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Wic, B., Andrés Abellán, M., De las Heras, J., 2014. Effects of thinning and induced drought on mocrobiological soil properties and plant species diversity at dry and semiarid locations. Land Degradation and Development. https//doi: 10.1002/ldr.2361 (Q2)

29.- Lawrence N. Hudson, Tim Newbold, Sara Contu, Samantha L. L. Hill, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Victor H. Luja. et al., 2014. The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution, 1-35. https//doi:10.1002/ece3.1 (Q1)

28.-Hedo, J., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Wic, B., Andrés Abellán, M., De las Heras, J., 2014. Soil respiration, microbial biomass and ratios (metabolic quotient and mbc/toc) as quality soil indicators in burnt and unburnt Aleppo pine forest soils. Journal of Forests, 1(2): 20-28. ISSN(p): 2413-8398

27.- Lucas-Borja, M.E. 2014. Forest Management and Climate Changing Conditions: Some Insight fromPinus nigra Arn. Ssp. Salzmannii Cuenca Mountains Forest. Forest Research, 3:4, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2168-9776.1000e113 (Q3)

26.- Lucas-Borja, M.E. 2014. Evaluating Pinus nigra Arn. Ssp Salzmannii (Dunal Franco) Initial Seedling Growth in Different Mediterranean Mountain Areas. Forest Research, 3:4  http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2168-9776.1000125 (Q3)

25.- García-Morote, F.A., López-Serrano, F.R., Martínez-García, E., Andrés-Abellán, M, Dadi, T., Rubio, E., Candel-Pérez, D., Lucas-Borja, M.E. 2014. Stem Biomass Production of Paulownia elongata × P. fortunei under Low Irrigation in a Semi-Arid Environment. Forests 2014, 5(10), 2505-2520; https://doi:10.3390/f5102505 (Q2)

24.- López-Serrano, F.R., Martínez-García, E., Dadi, T., Rubio, E., García-Morote, F.A., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Andrés-Abellán, M, 2014. Biomass growth simulations in a natural mixed forest stand under different thinning intensities by 3-PG process-based model.  European Journal of Forest Research. https://doi:10.1007/s10342-014-0841-3 (Q2)

23.- Lucas-Borja, M. E. 2014. Climate Change and Forest Natural Regeneration in Mediterranean Mountain Areas. Forest Research 3:e108. https://doi:10.4172/2168- 9776.1000e108.

22.- Wic Baena, C., Andrés-Abellán, M., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Martínez-García, E., García-Morote, F.A., Rubio, E., López-Serrano, F.R. 2013. Thinning and recovery effects on soil properties in two sites of a Mediterranean forest, in Cuenca Mountain (South-eastern of Spain). Forest Ecology and Management 308, 223–230, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2013.06.065 (Q1)

21.- Candel-Pérez, D., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Linares, J.C., 2012. Predicciones del crecimiento en poblaciones de pino laricio (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp salzmannii) bajo diferentes escenarios futuros de cambio climático. Ecosistemas, https://doi.: 10.7818/ECOS2012.000

20.- Lucas Borja, M. E., Fonseca Fidalgo, T., Linares, Juan Carlos, García-Morote, F. A., López-Serrano, F.R. 2012. Does the recruitment pattern of Spanish black pine (Pinus nigra Arn ssp. salzmannii) change the regeneration niche over the early life cycle of individuals? Forest Ecology and Management, 284: 93–99, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.07.042 (Q1)

19.- Lucas Borja, M. E., Fonseca Fidalgo, T., Lousada, J.L., Silva-santos, P., Martínez García, E., Andrés Abellán, M., 2012. Natural regeneration of Spanish black pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp. salzmannii (Dunal) Franco) at contrasting altitudes in a Mediterranean mountain area. Ecological Research 27(5): 913-921, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11284-012-0969-x (Q2)

18.- F. A. García-morote, F.R. López-Serrano, M. Andrés, E. Martínez-García, M.E. Lucas-Borja, T. Dadi, D. Candel, C. Wic, 2012. Effects of woodland maturity, vegetation cover and season on enzymatic and microbial activity in thermophilic Spanish Juniper woodlands (Juniperus thurifera L.) of Southern Spain. European Journal of Soil Science,  https://doi:10.1007/s11104-011-1072-8 (Q2)

17.- Rubio-Moraga, A., Candel-perez, D., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Tiscar, Pedro A., Viñegla, B., Linares, J.C., Gómez-Gómez, L., Ahrazem. O., 2012. Genetic diversity of Pinus nigra Arn. populations in Southern Spain and Northern Morocco revealed by inter-simple sequence repeat profiles. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 13, 5645-5658 https://doi:10.3390/ijms13055645 (Q2)

16.- Lucas Borja, M.E., 2012. Spanish black pine natural regeneration in forests in Mediterranean mountains areas: some conclusions from 10 years of research. CCFG Newsletter Spring 2012, 15-18.

15.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Candel-Pérez, D., López Serrano, F.R., Andrés Abellán, M., Bastida, F., 2012. Altitude-related factors but not Pinus community exerts a dominant role over chemical and microbiological properties of a Mediterranean humid soil. European Journal of Soil Science 63, 541-549, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2389.2012.01438.x (Q2)

14.- Candel-Pérez, D., Linares, J.C., Viñegla, B., Lucas Borja, M.E. 2012. Assessing climate-growth relationships under contrasting stands of co-occurring Iberian pines along an altitudinal gradient. Forest Ecology and Management https://doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2012. 02.010 (Q1)

13.- Tiscar Oliver, P.A., Lucas Borja, M.E., Candel Pérez, D., 2011. Changes in the structure and composition of two Pinus nigra subsp. salzmannii forests during a century of planned management. Forest Systems, 20(3): 525-535, https:// doi: 10.5424/fs/20112003-11481 (Q3)

12.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Candel, D., Jindo, K., Moreno, J.L., Andrés, M., Bastida, F., 2011. Soil microbial community structure and activity in monospecific and mixed forest stands, under Mediterranean humid conditions. Plant and Soil, 354:359– 370, https://doi: 10.1007/s11104-011-1072-8 (Q1)

11.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Wic-Baena, C., Moreno, J.L., Dadi, T., García, C., Andrés Abellán, M., 2011. Microbial activity in soils under fast-growing Paulownia (Paulownia elongata x fortunei) plantations in Mediterranean areas. Applied Soil Ecology, https://doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2011.08.011 (Q2)

10.- Andrés Abellán, M., Wic Baena, C., García Morote, F.A., Picazo Córdoba, M.I., Candel Pérez, D., Lucas Borja, M.E., 2011. Influence of the soil storage method on soil enzymatic activities in a pinus pinaster and quercus ilex forest stands. Forest Systems, 20(3), 1-11, https://doi 10.5424/fs/20112003-11081 (Q3)

9.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Fonseca, T., Parresol, B., Silva-Santos, P., García-Morote, F.A., Tíscar-Oliver, P.A., 2011. Modelling Spanish black pine seedling emergence: Establishing management strategies for endangered forest areas. Forest Ecology and Management, 262, 195-202, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2011.03.023 (Q1)

8.- Tíscar Oliver, P.A., Lucas-Borja, M.E., 2010. Seed mass variation, germination time and seedling performance in a population of Pinus nigra subsp. Salzamannii. Forest Systems; 19 (3), 344-353, http://dx.doi.org/10.5424/fs/2010193-9094 (Q3)

7.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Silva-Santos, P., Fonseca, T., Tíscar Oliver, P.A., López Serrano, F.R., Andrés Abellán, M., Martínez García E., Del Cerro Barja, A., 2009. Modelling Spanish black pine postdispersal seed predation in Central-eastern Spain. Forest Systems 2010, 19(3), 393-403, https://doi: 10.5424/fs/2010193-9104 (Q3)

6.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Bastida, F., Nicolás, C., Moreno, J.L., Del Cerro, A., Andrés Abellán, M., 2010. Influence of forest cover and herbaceous vegetation on the microbiological and biochemical properties of soil under Mediterranean humid climate. European Journal of Soil Biology 46, 273-279, https://doi:10.1016/j.ejsobi.2010.05.003 (Q2)

5.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Bastida, F., Moreno, J.L., Nicolas, C., Andres, M., Lopez, F.R., Del Cerro, A., 2010. The effects of human trampling on the microbiological properties of soil and vegetation in Mediterranean Mountain areas. Land Degradation and Development 22, 383–394, https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.1014 (Q2)

4.- Del Cerro Barja, A., Lucas Borja, M.E., Martínez García, E., Navarro López, R., Andrés Abellán, M., López Serrano, F.A. 2009. The Influence of Stand density and Soil Treatment on the Spanish Black Pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp. Salzmannii) regeneration in Spain. INIA: Sist. Recur. Forest. 18 (2): 167-180, https:// 10.5424/fs/2009182-01060 (Q3)

3.- Del Cerro Barja, A., Navarro López, R., Lucas Borja, M.E., 2005. Efectos que sobre la germinación y la supervivencia de las plántulas de Pinus nigra Arn. tienen diferentes tratamientos del suelo y grado de protección en los montes de la serranía de Cuenca. MONTES, 2º Trimestre 2006, número 84: 33-39, ISBN: 0027-0105

2.- Lucas Borja, M.E., 2005. Evolución de la agricultura y el papel de los sistemas forestales en relación con el desarrollo de las áreas rurales. MONTES, nº 33, 11-22. ISBN: 0027-0105

1.- Lucas Borja, M.E., Ortiz Miranda, D., 2004. Desarrollo rural y el programa de reforestación de tierras agrarias en la provincia de Albacete. FORESTA, nº 29, 36-41. ISSN: 575-2356.

Libros

7.– Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Zema, Yang Yu., 2019. Tools for soil management and restoration: Strategies, practices and future challenges. Nova Science Publishers, New York (USA). ISBN: 978-1-53615-908-0. 202 pp.

6.- Lucas-Borja, M.E., 2015. Soil Management: Technological Systems, Practices and Ecological Implications. Nova Science Publishers, New York (USA). ISBN: 978-1-63483-274-8. 202 pp.

5.- Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban 2013. Forest Management of Mediterranean Forests under the New Context of Climate Change: Building Alternatives for the Coming Future. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-62417-868-9. 210 pp

4.-Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban 2012. Endangered Species: Habitat, Protection and Ecological Significance. Nova Science Publishers, Inc New York (USA). ISBN 978-1-62257-532-9. pp 120

3.- Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban, 2011. Pine Forests: Types, Threats and Management, Nova Science Publishers, Inc New York (USA). ISBN 978-1-61324-493-7 pp 120

2.- Lucas Borja, Manuel Esteban 2011. El cultivo forestal de Paulownia spp: Primeros resultados de su aplicación en Castilla La Mancha (Spanish Edition). Editorial Académica Española, ISBN 13: 9783845491110 88 pp

1.- Lucas Borja, Manuel Esteban; Del Cerro Barja, Antonio 2007.  El Pinus nigra Arn. en la Serranía de Cuenca; Estudios sobre su regeneración natural y bases para su gestión forestal. Junta de Comunidades de Castilla La Mancha. ISBN- 978-84-7788-467-5 pp 77

Capítulos de libro.

19. Natalia Rodríguez-Berbel, Rocío Soria, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Raúl Ortega, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Isabel Miralles. 2021. Global Agricultural Land Degradation in Paulo Pereira, Miriam Muñoz-Rojas (Eds): Land degradation, Editorial Springer (Submitted)

18. Yahya Kooch, Mehdi Heydari, Isabel Miralles, Manuel Esteban Lucas Borja, 2021.  Forest soils and greenhouse gas emissions in the natural forest, degraded, and plantation ecosystems, In Paulo Pereira, Xiaung Xu (Eds): The Handbook of Environmental, Springer (Aceptado)

17. Yahya Kooch, Mehdi Heydari, Isabel Miralles, Manuel Esteban Lucas Borja, 2021. Forest management systems and biogeochemistry cycles In Paulo Pereira, Xiaung Xu (Eds): The Handbook of Environmental, Springer (Aceptado)

16. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Isabel Miralles, Rocío Soria, Raúl Ortega, Demetrio Antonio Zema, 2021. The impact of climate change on forest hydrology, In Paulo Pereira, Xiaung Xu (Eds): The Handbook of Environmental, Springer (Aceptado)

15. Hadis Mohajerani, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Markus Casper, 2021. Understanding the water balance and its estimation methods. In Rodrigo-Comino, J. (Ed) Precipitation, Earth Surface Responses and Processes, 193-221. Springer https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822699-5.00019-7

14. – Lucas-Borja M.E. et al. (2020) Influence of Site and Check Dam Characteristics on Sediment Retention and Structure Conservation in a Mexican River. In: Coppola A., Di Renzo G., Altieri G., D’Antonio P. (eds) Innovative Biosystems Engineering for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Food Production. MID-TERM AIIA 2019. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 67. Springer.

13.- Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Giuseppe Bombino, Pietro Denisi, Antonino Labate, Yang Yu, Xu Xiangzhou, Bruno Gianmarco Carrà, Mary Nichols, Artemi Cerdà, Santo Marcello Zimbone, 2020. Influence of site and check dam characteristics on sediment retention and structure conservation in a Mexican river. Book title: Innovative Biosystems Engineering for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Food Production. Publisher: Springer

12.- Daniel Moya, Javier Madrigal, Teresa Fontúrbel, Eva Marino, Carmen Hernando, Mercedes Guijarro, Cristina Fernández, Enrique Jiménez, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Jose Antonio Vega and Jorge de las Heras. 2018. Fire severity assessments in both the laboratory and the field. In Paulo Pereira, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Xavier Úbeda, Guillermo Rein, Artemi Cerdà (Eds) 2018, Fire Effects on Soil Properties, CSIRO Publishing, ISBN: 9781486308132, 400 pp.

11.- Gómez-Sánchez, E.; de las Heras, J.; Lucas-Borja, M.E.; Moya, D. 2017. Ajuste de metodologías para evaluar severidad de quemado en zonas semiáridas (SE peninsular): incendio Donceles 2012. Asociación Española de Teledetección, 49, 103-113. ISSN 1133-0953, EISSN 1988-8740, doi.org/10.4995/raet.2017.7121

10.-Lucas-Borja, M.E, Candel-Pérez, D., Molero, J, Martínez-García, E., Dadi, T., Rubio, E., García-Morote, F.A., Andrés-Abellán, M., López-Serrano, F. 2014. La regeneración natural de los pinares de pino laricio (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp. salzmannii (Dunal) Franco) en la Serranía de Cuenca: un problema para la gestión sostenible. V Reunión del Grupo de Trabajo de Selvicultura: Regeneración natural y cambio global. Cuad. Soc. Esp. Cienc. For. 40: 131-140

9.- Lac, S. and Lucas-Borja, M.E., 2013. The potential for Carbon sequestration in carbon depleted areas of the boreal zones ecozone through Agroforestry block plantation. In; Ren, H., 2013. Plantations; Biodiversity, Carbon Sequestration and Restoration. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-62808-135-0. 238 pp

8.-Candel-Pérez, D., Lucas-Borja, M.E., Botella, O., Monreal, J.A.., Rubio, A., Ahrazem, O., Gómez, M.L., 2013. Forest Management of European Interesting Habitats under the New Context of Climate Change: The Case of Spanish Black Pine Forests. En: Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban (Ed) 2013. Forest Management of Mediterranean Forests under the New Context of Climate Change: Building Alternatives for the Coming Future. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-62417-868-9. 210 pp

7.- Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban 2012. Is post-dispersal seed predation a problem for Spanish black pine (Pinus nigra Arn. Ssp salzmannii) natural regeneration in Cuenca Mountains (Spain)? In: Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban (Ed.) 2012. Endangered Species: Habitat, Protection and Ecological Significance. Nova Science Publishers, Inc ISBN 978-1-62257-532-9. pp 1-12

6.- Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban, 2011. Spanish black pine (Pinus nigra Arn. ssp salzmannii) seedling growth under different soils treatments: Implications for their forest management in Mediterranean areas. Pine Forests: Types, Threats and Management, Nova Science Publishers, Inc ISBN 978-1-61324-493-7

5.- Matteo Campioli, Sanna Härkönen, Fabio Lombardi, Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja, Darío Martín-Benito, César Pérez-Cruzado, Tarmo Räty, Zuzana Sitkova. Role of the forestry research on fighting climate change, en Lier, M (Ed), Fighting climate change: adapting forest policy and forest management in Europe.Working group report, Joensuu Forestry Networking Week. European Forest Research Institute. ISSN 1795-150X

4.- Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban, Fonseca, Teresa; Silva-Santos, Pedro, 2011. Natural regeneration of Pinus nigra arn spp salzmannii forest in Cuenca Mountains (Spain): a problem for sustainable forest management. Forestry: Research, Practice and Policies, Nova Science Publishers, Inc ISBN 978-1-61324-493-7

3.- Lucas Borja, Manuel Esteban;  Del Cerro Barja, Antonio; López Serrano, Francisco Ramón;  Andrés Abellán, Manuela; López Serrano, Francisco Ramón; Garcia Morote, Antonio, 2008. La ordenación por rodales para el monte Los Palancares y Agregados (CU) como modelo de gestión forestal sostenible. Cuadernos de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales 27; 49-54. (ISSN: 1575-2410; ISBN: 978-84-936854-0-9)

2.- Lucas Borja, Manuel Esteban, 2009. Natural regeneration of pinus nigra arn spp salzmannii forest in Cuenca Mountains (Spain): a problem for sustainable forest managemnet. IUFRO. (http://www.iufro.org/science/divisions/division/10000/10100/10110/newsletters/

1.- Lucas Borja, Manuel Esteban 2007. Impacto ambiental sobre la vegetación y el suelo; Primera aproximación en el caso del monumento natural “Los Palancares y Tierra Muerta” (Cuenca). Fundación Abertis ISBN- 978-84-690-8484-7