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Independent experts nominated by country party

Juan Ángel Mintegui Aguirre

First name
Juan Ángel
Last name
Mintegui Aguirre
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Geographical Focus
Costa Rica
Job function
University Chair Professor
Escuela Téchnica Superior de ingenieros de montes
Telephone number
+34 91 3367118
Work experience
Engineer at the National Institute for Nature Conservation (State Administration) in 1975-78. Combining works in private enterprises with teaching activities at the School of Forestry Engineers at the UPM (1978-82). Assistant Professor (1982-87) and Chair Professor (since 1987) of Hydraulics in the School of Forestry Engineers of the UPM. Leading Researcher from 1982-2008 of fourteen projects at National level on Catchment Forest and Water Restoration and Management. Coordinator of the Spanish team of INCO-CT2004-510739 Project, of the 6ht Framework Program of the European Commission, led by Newcastle University (UK). Currently, direction of a monitoring project of the hydraulic regeneration works at the Doñana National Park. Participation in a International Cooperation project for institutional strengthening funded by the AECID and developed in Jujuy (Argentina). Director of 15 PhD. theses in the period 1986-2005.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Publication titles
1. MINTEGUI AGUIRRE J. A.; ROBREDO SÁNCHEZ J. C. (in collaboration with the Latin American Partners of the EPIC FORCE Project) (2008) Estrategias para el control de los fenómenos torrenciales y la ordenación sustentable de las aguas, suelos y bosques en cuencas de montaña, UNESCO Documentos Técnicos del PHI-LAC #13 (Programa Hidrológico Internacional para América Latina y el Caribe), 2008, Montevideo, Uruguay, pp. 176, BOOK, ISBN: 978-92-9089-113-0_x000D_
2. MINTEGUI AGUIRRE J. A., LENZI M. A., ROBREDO SÁNCHEZ J. C., MAO L. (2006) Movilización versus estabilización de los sedimentos en cursos sometidos a la dinámica torrencial, Naturaleza y Parques Nacionales, Serie Técnica, Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales, pp. 143, Spain. BOOK, ISBN: 10 84-8014-665-6 y ISBN: 13 978-84-8014-665-4._x000D_
3. MINTEGUI AGUIRRE J. A., ROBREDO SÁNCHEZ J. C., SENDRA ARCE P. J. (2003) Avenidas torrenciales en el arroyo del Partido y su incidencia en la marisma del Parque Nacional de Doñana. Naturaleza y Parques Nacionales, Serie Técnica, Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales, pp. 373, Spain, BOOK, ISBN: 84-8014-515-3_x000D_
4. MINTEGUI AGUIRRE J. A., DE SIMÓN NAVARRETE E., GARCÍA RODRÍGUEZ J. L., ROBREDO SÁNCHEZ J. C. (1993) La restauración hidrológico-forestal en las cuencas hidrográficas de la vertiente mediterránea, Servicio de Publicaciones de la Junta de Andalucía - Consejería de Agricultura y Pesca, 22/93 Informaciones Técnicas, pp. 325, España, BOOK, ISBN: 84-87564-75-5_x000D_
5. MINTEGUI AGUIRRE J. A. y LÓPEZ UNZU F. (1990) La Ordenación Agro-hidrológica en la Planificación, Servicio Central de Publicaciones del Gobierno Vasco - Departamento de Agricultura y Pesca, pp. 306, 1990, España. LIBRO, ISBN: 84-7542-763-4
Other activities
1. Member of the Hydrology Section of the National Committee of Geodesy and Geophysics in the periods 2000-04 and 2005-08. President of the Hydrology Section and member of the Spanish Committee of G. and G. since 2006 _x000D_
2. Member of the Panel for the Desertification Assessment Review in Spain of the National Action Plan against Desertification (PAND), since 2007_x000D_
3. Member of the DOÑANA 2005 Scientific Committee between 2001 and 05, and the Joint Scientific Committee of the DOÑANA 2005 Project from March 2005 _x000D_
4. Visiting Professor in graduate courses on watershed management in several universities in Latin America (Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil) since 1992 _x000D_
5. Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Ecología, since 1999
Organisation name
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Organisation street address
Ciudad Universitaria s/n, 28040 MADRID, 28040
Organisation city
Organisation country