Department: Biología

Research institute: Instituto de Investigación Marina (INMAR)

Area: Ecology

Research group: Estructura y Dinámica de Ecosistemas Acuáticos


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Doctor by the Universidad de Cádiz with the thesis Estudio de la calidad ambiental de los sedimentos marinos de la Bahía de Algeciras 2009. Supervised by Dr. Enrique Nebot Sanz, Dr. Maria del Carmen Garrido Perez.

Research Scientist in the Department of Biology at the University of Cádiz. His projects focus on the evaluation of plastic waste inputs from rivers to the seas and oceans. With an interdisciplinary background in Marine Sciences and Environmental Sciences, he developed his professional career in marine pollution assessment projects, acquiring an extensive international post-doctoral experience in the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. He has participated in the implementation of European policies for the protection of the marine environment such as the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, contributing to several descriptors: Hydrological Conditions, Chemical Contaminants, and Marine Litter. Besides, he is an invited member in the Technical Group on Marine Litter of the European Commission, where he provides support in relation to the monitoring and assessment of floating litter in riverine and marine environments.