Edurne Martinez del Castillo

Dr. rer. nat.

Research Associate
Institute of Geography
Room 02-261
Phone:

E-Mail: emartine@uni-mainz.de

Consultation hours:
Upon agreement only

 

Biographical Data

 

  • since 03/2021: Postdoctoral research associate, Department of Geography, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz.
  • 01/2020 – 12/2020: Postdoctoral research associate, Forest Management group in Agrotecnio, University of Lleida.
  • 01/2019 – 12/2019: Postdoctoral research associate, Forest Resources Unit, Agrifood Research and        Technology Centre of Aragón.
  • 02/2014 - 02/2019 Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, University of Zaragoza. Thesis: Tree performance at rear-edge distribution: forest cover change and climate-growth relationships in Moncayo Natural Park.
  • 09/2010 – 04/2011 Studies in Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing (M. Ed.)
  • 09/2005 – 07/2010 Studies in Geography (B. Sc.)

 

Research Interests

  • Forest growth
  • Dendroecology Quantitative
  • Quantitative wood anatomy
  • Remote sensing

Awards

  • Extraordinary Doctorate Award in Social Sciences of the University of Zaragoza in the 2018/2019 academic year.

 

Publications

2020:

Decuyper, M., Chávez, R.O., Čufar, K., Estay, S.A., Clevers, J.G.P.W., Prislan, P., Gričar, J., Črepinšek, Z., Merela, M., Luis, M. De, Serrano, R., Martinez del Castillo, E., Rozendaal, D.M.A., Bongers, F., Herold, M., Sass-klaassen, U., 2020. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Spatio-temporal assessment of beech growth in relation to climate extremes in Slovenia – An integrated approach using remote sensing and tree-ring data. Agric. For. Meteorol. 287, 107925. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2020.107925

Gazol, A., Camarero, J.J., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Vicente-Serrano, S.M., Serra-Maluquer, X., Gutiérrez, E., de Luis, M., Sangüesa-Barreda, G., Novak, K., Rozas, V., Tíscar, P.A., Linares, J.C., Martínez del Castillo, E., Ribas, M., García-González, I., Silla, F., Camisón, Á., Génova, M., Olano, J.M., Hereş, A.M., Curiel Yuste, J., Longares, L.A., Hevia, A., Tomas-Burguera, M., Galván, J.D., 2020. Drought legacies are short, prevail in dry conifer forests and depend on growth variability. Journal of Ecology. 108, 2473–2484. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13435

Huang, J.G., Campelo, F., Ma, Q., Zhang, Y., Bergeron, Y., Deslauriers, A., Fonti, P., Liang, E., Mäkinen, H., Oberhuber, W., Rathgeber, C.B.K., Tognetti, R., Treml, V., Yang, B., Zhai, L., Zhang, J.L., Antonucci, S., Camarero, J.J., Čufar, K., Cuny, H.E., de Luis, M., Giovannelli, A., Gričar, J., Gruber, A., Gryc, V., Güney, A., Guo, X., Huang, W., Jyske, T., Kašpar, J., King, G., Krause, C., Lemay, A., Liu, F., Lombardi, F., Martinez del Castillo, E., Morin, H., Nabais, C., Nöjd, P., Peters, R.L., Prislan, P., Saracino, A., Swidrak, I., Vavrčík, H., Vieira, J., Yu, B., Zhang, S., Zeng, Q., Ziaco, E., Rossi, S., 2020. Photoperiod plays a dominantand irreplaceable role in triggering secondary growth resumption. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 117, 32865–32867. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2019931117

Huang, J.G., Ma, Q., Rossi, S., Biondi, F., Deslauriers, A., Fonti, P., Liang, E., Mäkinen, H., Oberhuber, W., Rathgeber, C.B.K., Tognetti, R., Treml, V., Yang, B., Zhang, J.L., Antonucci, S., Bergeron, Y., Julio Camarero, J., Campelo, F., Cufar, K., Cuny, H.E., de Luis, M., Giovannelli, A., Gričar, J., Gruber, A., Gryc, V., Güney, A., Guo, X., Huang, W., Jyske, T., Kašpar, J., King, G., Krause, C., Lemay, A., Liu, F., Lombardi, F., Martinez del Castillo, E., Morin, H., Nabais, C., Nöjd, P., Peters, R.L., Prislan, P., Saracino, A., Swidrak, I., Vavrčík, H., Vieira, J., Yu, B., Zhang, S., Zeng, Q., Zhang, Y., Ziaco, E., 2020. Photoperiod and temperature as dominant environmental drivers triggering secondary growth resumption in Northern Hemisphere conifers. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 117, 20645–20652. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2007058117

Vicente-Serrano, Sergio M; Martín-Hernández, N., Camarero, J.J., Gazol, A., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Peña-Gallardo, M., El Kenawy, A., Domínguez-Castro, F., Tomás-Burquera, Miquel; Gutiérrez, E., De Luis, M., Sangüesa-barreda, G., Novak, K., Rozas, V., Tíscar, P.A., Linares, J., Martínez del Castillo, E., Ribas, M., García-González, I., Silla, F., Alvaro Camisón, Mar Génova, José M. Olano, A.H., Diego, J., 2020. Linking tree-ring growth and satellite-derived gross primary growth in multiple forest biomes. Temporal-scale matters. Ecol. Indic. 108, 105753. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105753

 

2019:

Martínez del Castillo, E., Longares, L.A., Serrano-Notivoli, R., de Luis, M., 2019. Modeling tree-growth: Assessing climate suitability of temperate forests growing in Moncayo Natural Park (Spain). For. Ecol. Manage. 435, 128–137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.12.051

Gazol, A., Camarero, J.J., Colangelo, M., de Luis, M., Martínez del Castillo, E., Serra-Maluquer, X., 2019. Summer drought and spring frost, but not their interaction, constrain European beech and Silver fir growth in their southern distribution limits. Agric. For. Meteorol. 278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107695

Martínez del Castillo, E., Longares, L.A., Serrano-notivoli, R., Sass-klaassen, U.G.W., de Luis, M., 2019b. Spatial patterns of climate – growth relationships across species distribution as a forest management tool in Moncayo Natural Park (Spain). Eur. J. For. Res. 138, 299. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10342-019-01169-3

Delpierre, N., Lireux, S., Hartig, F., Camarero, J.J., Cheaib, A., Čufar, K., Cuny, H.E., Deslauriers, A., Fonti, P., Gričar, J., Huang, J.G., Krause, C., Liu, G., De Luis, M., Mäkinen, H., Martinez del Castillo, E., Morin, H., Nöjd, P., Oberhuber, W., Prislan, P., Rossi, S., Saderi, S.M., Treml, V., Vavrick, H., Rathgeber, C.B.K., 2019. Chilling and forcing temperatures interact to predict the onset of wood formation in Northern Hemisphere conifers. Glob. Chang. Biol. 25, 1089–1105. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14539

 

2018:

Peña-Gallardo, M., Vicente-Serrano, S.M., Camarero, J.J., Gazol, A., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Domínguez-Castro, F., El Kenawy, A., Beguería-Portugés, S., Gutiérrez, E., de Luis, M., Sangüesa-barreda, G., Novak, K., Rozas, V., Tíscar, P.A., Linares, J.C., Martínez del Castillo, E., Matamoros, M.R., García-González, I., Silla, F., Camisón, Á., Génova, M., Olano, J.M., Longares, L.A., Hevia, A., Galván, J.D., 2018. Drought sensitiveness on forest growth in peninsular Spain and the Balearic Islands. Forests 9, 1–20. https://doi.org/10.3390/f9090524

Martínez del Castillo, E., Prislan, P., Gričar, J., Gryc, V.V., Merela, M., Giagli, K., de Luis, M., Vavrčík, H., Čufar, K., Cufar, K., 2018. Challenges for growth of beech and co-occurring conifers in a changing climate context. Dendrochronologia 52, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.DENDRO.2018.09.001

Martínez del Castillo, E., Tejedor, E., Serrano-Notivoli, R., Novak, K., Saz, M., Longares, L.A., de Luis, M., 2018b. Contrasting Patterns of Tree Growth of Mediterranean Pine Species in the Iberian Peninsula. Forests 9, 416. https://doi.org/10.3390/f9070416

Gazol, A., Camarero, J.J., Vicente-Serrano, S.M., Sánchez-Salguero, R., Gutiérrez, E., de Luis, M., Sangüesa-Barreda, G., Novak, K., Rozas, V., Tíscar, P.A., Linares, J.C., Martín-Hernández, N., Martínez del Castillo, E., Ribas, M., García-González, I., Silla, F., Camisón, A., Génova, M., Olano, J.M., Longares, L.A., Hevia, A., Tomás-Burguera, M., Galván, J.D., 2018. Forest resilience to drought varies across biomes. Glob. Chang. Biol. 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14082

 

2016:

Prislan, P., Gričar, J., de Luis, M., Novak, K., Martínez del Castillo, E., Schmitt, U., Koch, G., Štrus, J., Mrak, P., Žnidarič, M.T.M.T., Čufar, K., 2016. Annual Cambial Rhythm in  Pinus halepensis  and  Pinus sylvestris  as Indicator for Climate Adaptation. Front. Plant Sci. 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01923

Gričar, J., Prislan, P., De Luis, M., Novak, K., Longares, L.A., Martínez del Castillo, E., Čufar, K., 2016. Lack of annual periodicity in cambial production of phloem in trees from Meditterranean areas. IAWA J. 37, 349–364. https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-20160138

Martínez del Castillo, E., Longares, L.A., Gričar, J., Prislan, P., Gil-Pelegrín, E., Čufar, K., de Luis, M., 2016. Living on the Edge: Contrasted Wood-Formation Dynamics in Fagus sylvatica and Pinus sylvestris under Mediterranean Conditions. Front. Plant Sci. 7, 370. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00370

 

2015:

Cuny, H.E., Rathgeber, C.B.K., Frank, D., Fonti, P., Makinen, H., Prislan, P., Rossi, S., Martínez del Castillo, E., Campelo, F., Vavrčík, H., Camarero, J.J., Bryukhanova, M.V.M. V., Jyske, T., Gricar, J., Gryc, V., De Luis, M., Vieira, J., Cufar, K., Kirdyanov, A. V., Oberhuber, W., Treml, V., Huang, J.-G.J.-G., Li, X., Swidrak, I., Deslauriers, A., Liang, E., Nojd, P., Gruber, A., Nabais, C., Morin, H., Krause, C., King, G.M., Fournier, M., 2015. Woody biomass production lags stem-girth increase by over one month in coniferous forests. Nat. Plants 1, 15160. https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2015.160

Martínez del Castillo, E., García-Martin, A., Longares, L.A., de Luis, M., 2015. Evaluation of forest cover change using remote sensing techniques and landscape metrics in Moncayo Natural Park (Spain). Appl. Geogr. 62, 247–255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.05.002

 

2014:

Čufar, K., Grabner, M., Morgós, A., Martínez del Castillo, E., Merela, M., de Luis, M., Cufar, K., 2014. Common climatic signals affecting oak tree-ring growth in SE Central Europe. Trees - Struct. Funct. 28, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-013-0972-z

 

Teaching experience:

 

University of Zaragoza:

  • Degree in Geography and Regional Planning. (2015-2018)
  • Information management in Geography. Degree in Geography and Regional Planning. (2015-2018)
  • Physical Geography applied to Regional Planning I: geomorphology and living organisms. Degree in Geography and Regional Planning. (2015-2016)
  • Protected areas. Degree in Environmental Sciences. (2015-2017)
  • Management and governance of natural areas and biodiversity. Master's in Land and Environmental Planning. (2015-2016)