J. M. Bodoque

J. M. Bodoque
University of Castilla-La Mancha · Geological and Mining Engineering

PhD in Geology. MS in Applied Hydrology. MS in Engineering Geology

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December 2005 - April 2011
University of Castilla-La Mancha
Position
  • Assistant Lecturer
July 1999 - December 2005
Complutense University of Madrid
Position
  • Research Associate
Description
  • My research was focused on quantifying the rate of active geomorphic processes by using different methodologies as a function of the time and space scale of the hydrological phenomena associated with them.

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Publications (193)
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Many flood events involving water and sediments have been characterized using classic hydraulics principles, assuming the existence of critical flow and many other simplifications. In this paper, hyperconcentrated flow discharge was evaluated by using paleoflood reconstructions (based on paleostage indicators [PSI]) combined with a detailed hydraul...
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The use of high resolution ground-based light detection and ranging (LiDAR) datasets provides spatial density and vertical precision for obtaining highly accurate Digital Surface Models(DSMs). As a result, the reliability of flood damage analysis has improved significantly, owing to the increased accuracy of hydrodynamic models. In addition, consid...
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Over the last twenty years, numerous strategies and policies (e.g., 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development) have emerged to promote flood risk reduction that is compatible with the conservation or restoration of river ecosystems, with the ultimate goal of achieving sustainable development. In this context, vulnerability analysis is considered a ke...
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Farmers' adaptation responses to water conservation policies involve a complex decision-making process that depends on a range of criteria, including water availability, profits, and risks, which are in turn dependent on (and might have consequences at) broader scale processes including water systems and the macroeconomy. The non-consideration of t...
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In this research we designed an instrument to evaluate public attitudes towards flood risk management measures applicable to urban flood prone areas. Using the focus group qualitative research technique, a total of 24 stakeholders organized in three groups discussed about these measures. Content analysis allowed us to identify main opinions and bel...
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This research proposes the use of social network analysis in combination with latent class cluster analysis to analyse the socio-ecological system of the Tagus River. The paper undertakes an in-depth analysis of the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the river network, which is composed of its 50 most prominent stakeholders who are eng...
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In recent decades, a change of paradigm in flood risk management (FRM) has been taking place worldwide. The most current legislation and policies reflect this. This change of paradigm implies a gradual transition towards the adoption of more proactive, integrating strategies which require investment in nature-based solutions (NbS) to mitigate flood...
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Lahars on volcanic terrain are recurrent phenomena with a high capacity to transform landscape and cause significant economic and life losses. Lahars have been studied in most volcanic regions, mostly based on the recognition of cotemporaneous events. Yet, there is a lack of long-term record about their frequency and magnitude. Such long-term recor...
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Most of the deaths and economic losses resulting from natural disasters that have occurred in Spain have been brought about by floods. The adequate management of flood risks is, therefore, a critical aspect as regards improving the quality of life of populations living in flood risk areas. Local communities’ social resilience to floods is directly...
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El objetivo de este trabajo consiste en presentar el potencial que el análisis de la percepción psicosocial tiene para el diseño de estrategias de gestión y comunicación del riesgo de inundaciones. Para ello, en primer lugar, se realiza una exposición teórica de los principales procesos psicológicos implicados en la evaluación del riesgo de inundac...
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Flash flooding is the natural hazard provoking the largest number of casualties, so adequately characterizing vulnerability is key to improve flood risk analysis and management. Developing composite indices is the most widely used methodology in vulnerability analysis. However, very few studies have so far assessed vulnerability in urban areas pron...
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Flood risk assessment and management typically rely on flood frequency analysis (FFA), such that planning and countermeasures can be designed based on the discharge that has to be expected at a given location for a given return period. In mountain streams, systematic flow time series are often very short or completely missing, which significantly r...
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In September 2014, the Kashmir valley (north-west India) experienced a massive flood causing significant economic losses and fatalities. This disaster underlined the high vulnerability of the local population and raised questions regarding the resilience of Kashmiris to future floods. Although the magnitude of the 2014 flood has been considered unp...
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Flash floods are unexpected events, which evolve rapidly and affect relatively small areas. The short time available for minimising risks requires preparedness and active response. In this context of risk management, the flood risk perception of the local population is the first step towards achieving resilience of people and communities. Although...
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Modeling is a useful way to understand human and climate change impacts on the water resources of agricultural watersheds. Calibration and validation methodologies are crucial in forecasting assessments. This study explores the best calibration methodology depending on the level of hydrological alteration due to human-derived stressors. The Soil an...
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Environmental managers are increasingly aware of the importance of involving different stakeholders to develop flood risk management policies and to design effective communication strategies. In order to involve the stakeholders in these processes is required first a broad understanding of: (1) how they perceive flood risks; (2) what kind of intere...
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This work aims to analyze the relationship between temporal perspective and environmental risk perception, as well as to evaluate the role that temporal perspective plays in flood-risk perception and the intentions to adopt protective behaviors. Two studies were carried out with university students (N = 253) and general population of a municipality...
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The present legal, scientific, technical and social paradigms require the adoption of new approaches to the integrated management and the territorial planning of flood-prone areas. These new trends should allow the combination of the requirements of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC), the Floods Directive (2007/60/EC) and the Habitats Direc...
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Los nuevos paradigmas legales, científicos, técnicos y sociales exigen la adopción de esquemas de gestión integral y de planificación territorial en las zonas inundables, capaces de integrar las exigencias de la Directiva Marco del Agua (2000/60/CE), la Directiva de Inundaciones (2007/60/CE), y la Directiva Hábitats (92/43/CEE). Bajo este esquema c...
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The application of classical cost-benefit analysis to flood risk mitigation measures can be improved by incorporating new comparative parameters, such as the risk-cost ratio, which is defined here for the first time. In addition, applying these analyses not only to the typical public structural measures (dams, dredging, flood storage reservoirs, tr...
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Sheet erosion is among the crucial drivers of soil degradation. Erosion is controlled by environmental factors and human activities, which often lead to severe environmental impacts. The understanding of sheet erosion is, consequently, a worldwide issue with implications for both environment and economies. However, the knowledge on how erosion evol...
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Flood risk management is gradually shifting from a risk-based approach to an integrated one that, among other elements, considers risk communication (RC) as a means of boosting resilience. Regardless of the above, few scientists have tackled up to now the integration of RC into flood risk management. In this connection, this particular study seeks...
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Economic losses caused by flash floods are expected to rise worldwide in the coming decades, which is largely due to the increasing exposure of elements at risk. Therefore, a comprehensive analysis of the economic context of the potentially affected areas is highly recommendable. Numerous papers have been published to date that focus on quantifying...
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Flash floods represent one of the more usual natural hazards in mountain basins, and, combined with the lack of reliable flow data and the recreational use of the drainage basin by tourists and hikers, there is a significant risk of catastrophe. Here, we present a dendro-geomorphological reconstruction of a past flash flood event in the Caldera de...
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Las Angustias River is an ungauged stream in the Caldera de Taburiente National Park (Spain), where frequent intense flash-flood events occur. The aim of this research is to analyze the flood hazard at the Playa de Taburiente. Based on the limited information available (short time-series of daily precipitation), a statistical frequency analysis of...
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Among the natural hazards, flash flooding is the leading cause of weather-related deaths. Flood risk management (FRM) in this context requires a comprehensive assessment of the social risk component. In this regard, integrated social vulnerability (ISV) can incorporate spatial distribution and contribution and the combined effect of exposure, sensi...
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La percepción del riesgo constituye una línea clave de los aportes de la investigación psicológica sobre los retos ambientales. Por lo que respecta al riesgo de inundación, la aprobación de la Directiva Europea de gestión de riesgos por Inundaciones en 2007 (Directiva 2007/60/CE), supone un cambio sobre cómo deben abordarse los estudios de mitigaci...
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The main objective of this research was to test the impact of a risk communication strategy (RCS) on the level of risk perception (RP) and preparedness in 201 participants living in an area prone to flash floods. A longitudinal research was designed and participants were interviewed twice (before and after the implementation of the RCS) within a on...
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A suitable level of social awareness of Civil Protection Plans (CPP) is critical to minimize disasters and damages due to flash floods and, therefore, improving social vulnerability related to the impact of floods on households. This study describes and presents the results of the implementation of a Risk Communication Strategy (RCS) in a village l...
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Recreational activities may impose adverse impacts on the environment of natural landscapes and protected areas owing to persistent tourist influx. Here, we use a dendrogeomorphic approach to estimate soil erosion induced by hikers at trails in the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park (north-eastern Spain). For the first time, exposed roots of Pi...
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Flash floods provoke a high average mortality as they are usually unexpected events which evolve rapidly and affect relatively small areas. The short time available for minimizing risks requires preparedness and response actions to be put into practice. Therefore, it is necessary the development of emergency response plans to evacuate and rescue pe...
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Flash floods are highly spatio-temporal localized flood events characterized by reaching a high peak flow in a very short period of time, i.e., generally with times of concentration lower than six hours. Its short duration, which limits or even voids any warning time, means that flash floods are considered to be one of the most destructive natural...
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The growth of exposed population to floods, the expansion in allocation of economical activities to flood-prone areas and the rise of extraordinary event frequency over the last few decades, have resulted in an increase of flash flood-related casualties and economic losses. The increase in these losses at an even higher rate than the increase of ma...
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Flash floods are highly spatio-temporal localized flood events characterized by reaching a high peak flow in a very short period of time, i.e., generally with times of concentration lower than six hours. Its short duration, which limits or even voids any warning time, means that flash floods are considered to be one of the most destructive natural...
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Badlands and gullied areas are among those geomorphic environments with the highest erosion rates worldwide. Nevertheless, records of their evolution and their relations with anthropogenic land transformation are scarcer. Here we combine historical data with aerial photographs and tree-ring records to reconstruct the evolution of a badland in a Med...
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Flash floods are considered to be one of the natural hazards with the greatest capacity to generate risk. Therefore, a change in traditional flood risk management (FRM) is necessary towards an integrated approach, which requires a comprehensive assessment of the social risk component. In this regard, integrated social vulnerability (ISV) gives us t...
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Laser disdrometers measure the particle size distribution (PSD) of hydrometeors through a small cross-sectional (tens of square centimeters) surface. Such a limited area induces a sampling effect in the estimates of the PSD, which translates to error in the reflectivity–rain-rate (Z–R) relationship used for ground radar estimates of rainfall, estim...
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For the purposes of weather nowcasting, flood risk monitoring and water resources assessment, it is often difficult to achieve a reliable spatio-temporal representation of rainfall due to a low rain gauge network density. However, quantitative precipitation estimation (QPE) has acquired new prospects with the introduction of weather radars, thanks...
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Please cite this article in press as: Antiguedad, I., et al., A simple multi-criteria approach to delimitate nitrate attenuation zones in alluvial floodplains. Four cases in southwestern Europe. Ecol. Eng. (2016), http://dx. a b s t r a c t Four alluvial floodplains were selected in the European southwestern lowland area: the rivers Ebro, Bidasoa,...
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Quantitative precipitation estimation covering a certain area has an essential role in many hydrometeorological applications, highlighting the integration of these estimations into early warning systems and using them as a tool for improving nowcasting of flash‐flood and extreme precipitation events. Previous research allowed assessing a quantifica...
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The use of high resolution ground-based light detection and ranging (LiDAR) datasets provides spatial density and vertical precision for obtaining highly accurate Digital Surface Models (DSMs). As a result, the reliability of flood damage analysis has improved significantly, owing to the increased accuracy of hydrodynamic models. In addition, consi...
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A suitable level of social perception about flood risk and awareness of Civil Protection Plans are critical to minimize disasters and damages due to flash floods. To improve perception, awareness and, as a result, the effectiveness of Civil Protection Plans, it is often required the implementation of communication plans. Here, we propose a framewor...
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The increase in human exposure to natural hazards and their vulnerability shows the need for a change in disaster risk reduction strategies, promoting adaptation to extreme events in order to increase resilience. Considerable economic losses and high numbers of fatalities that this events still causing underline that the vulnerability of societies...