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Latest Publications

R. Pimentel, C. Aguilar, J. Herrero, M.J. Pérez-Palazón, M.J. Polo. (2016). Comparison between Snow Albedo Obtained from Landsat TM, ETM+ Imagery and the SPOT VEGETATION Albedo Product in a Mediterranean Mountainous Site. Hydrology 3 (1), 10: doi:10.3390/hydrology3010010 

C. Aguilar, M.J. Polo. (2016). Assessing minimum environmental flows in nonpermanent rivers:The choice of thresholds. Environmental Modelling & Software, 79: 120-134

R. Pimentel, J. Herrero, Y. Zeng, Z. Su, M.J. Polo. (2015). Study of snow dynamics at subgrid scale insemiarid environments combining terrestrial photography and data assimilation techniques. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 16 (2): 563 - 578.

A. Millares, M.J. Polo, A. Moñino, J. Herrero, M.A. Losada. (2014). Bedload dynamics and associated snowmelt influence in mountainous and semiarid alluvial rivers. Geomorphology, 206: 330-342

P. Gómez-Giráldez, C. Aguilar, M.J. Polo (2014). Natural vegetation covers as indicators of the soil water content in a semiarid mountainous watershed. Ecological Indicators, 46: 524-535

J. Herrero, M.J. Polo (2012). Parameterization of atmospheric longwave emissivity in a mountainous site for all sky conditions. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16: 3139-3147

E. Contreras, M.J. Polo (2012). Measurement frequency and sampling spatial domains required to characterize turbidity and salinity events in the Guadalquivir estuary (Spain). Nat. Hazard Earth Syst. Sci., 12: 2581-2589

R. Gómez-Beas, A. Moñino, M.J. Polo (2012).  Development of a management tool for reservoirs in Mediterranean environments based on uncertainty analysis. Nat. Hazard Earth Syst. Sci., 12: 1789-1797

M. Egüen, C. Aguilar, J. Herrero, A. Millares, M.J. Polo. 2012. On the influence of cell size in physically-based distributed hydrological modelling to assess extreme values in water resource planning. Nat. Hazard Earth Syst. Sci., 12: 1573-1582

C. Aguilar, J. C. Zinnert, M.J. Polo, D. R. Young (2012). NDVI as an indicator for changes in water availability to woody vegetation. Ecological Indicators, 23: 290-300

M. Nofuentes, M.J. Polo (2012). A Characteristic Function to Estimate the Longitudinal Dispersion Coefficient in Surface Water Flows over Porous Media. Physics of Fluids, 24: 046602. DOI:

A. Millares, Z. Gulliver, M.J. Polo (2012). Scale effects on the estimation of erosion thresholds through a distributed and physically-based hydrological model. Geomorphology, 153-154: 115-126

J. Herrero, M.J. Polo (2012). Parameterization of atmospheric long-wave emissivity in a mountainous site for all sky conditions. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss, 9: 3789-3811

C. Aguilar, M.J. Polo (2011). Generating reference evapotranspiration surfaces from the Hargreaves equation at watershed scale. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15: 2495-2508

C. Aguilar, J. Herrero, M. J. Polo (2010). Topographic effects on solar radiation distribution in mountainous watersheds and their influence on reference evapotranspiration estimates at watershed scale. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci, 14: 2479-2494

A. Millares, M.J. Polo, M.A. Losada (2009). The hydrological response of baseflow in fractured mountain areas. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 13: 1261-1271.

J. Herrero, M.J. Polo, A. Moñino, M.A. Losada (2009). An energy balance snowmelt model in a Mediterranean site. Journal of Hydrology, 371 (1-4): 98-107.


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