Amaia Albizua Aguinaco
GV-EJ Postdoctoral researcher
Doctorate of philosophy, PhD in Science and Technology (2016)
University Autonomous of Barcelona
"Social-ecological impacts of agrarian intensification: The case of modern irrigation in Navarre"
Master in environmental studies. Specialty "Ecological economics and environmental management" (2011)
Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA) – Autonomous University of Barcelona
“A values-based approach to vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Applying Q methodology in the Ebro Delta”
Inter-University Master in management of soil and water
Higher technical school of agricultural engineering (ETSEA) - University of Lleida (2009)
"Characterization of soils in the environment of the wetlands of Salburua, in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Álava-Araba)"
BSc. Environmental Sciences (2004)
University of Salamanca
Albizua, A., Williams, A., Hedlund, K., Pascual, U. 2015. Crop rotation including ley and manure can promote ecosystem services in conventional farming systems. APPLIED SOIL ECOLOGY. 95. 54-61. DOI (10.1016/j.apsoil.2015.06.003).
Cazcarro, I. and Albizua, A. 2015. La situación de los deltas ante al cambio climático: visión general y reflexión sobre España y el Delta del Ebro. Naturaleza Aragonesa- SAMPUZ - Sociedad de Amigos del Museo Paleontológico de la Universidad de Zaragoza. 32. 31-37.
Albizua, A. and Zografos, C. 2014. A values-based approach to vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Applying Q methodology in the Ebro Delta, Spain. Environmental Policy and Governance. DOI (10.1002/eet.1658).
Alonso, L., Albizua, A., and Colino V. (2004) Islandia: la alternativa es posible. En: Energía y medio ambiente
Modern irrigation double edge: Farmers’ vulnerability through the lens of legitimacy and equity, presented at the Economies in an age of limits: time for (R)evolution, organized by Société Canadienne en Économié Écologique, Montreal, Canada, Oct, 2017
Understanding Farmer Uptake: What measures are most promising to deliver on supporting biodiversity and ecosystem services in the next round of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)? , presented at the Kick-off Meeting Eklipse - tender specifications EC evaluations, organized by Helmholtz Association, Brussels, Belgium, Jul, 2017
Cambio climático y el sector primario: Ideas generales y un caso cercano, presented at the “Cambio Climático en Navarra: panorama, retos y respuestas”, organized by Navarra Government, Pamplona, Spain, Jun, 2017
Métodos de evaluación de los servicios ecosistémicos, presented at the Life Tremedal, organized by Gestión Ambiental de Navarra, Señorío de Bertiz, Spain, Oct, 2015
Soil agrarian systems under intensification: changing values and livelihoods in Navarre, Spain, presented at the Transformations 11th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics 2015, organized by University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, Jun, 2015
El riego, cuestionado para la adaptación al cambio climático en Navarra, presented at the Klimagune, organized by BC3, Bilbao, Spain, Dec, 2014
Agrarian ecosystem services for human well-being. Perceptions and valuations under land intensification process, presented at the Summer School BC3: Climate Change: Understanding the Challenge, organized by BC3, Donostia-SanSebastian, Spain, Jul, 2014
Tradeoffs and synergies of bundles of ecosystem services under a gradient of agricultural management, presented at the III workshop REMEDIA, organized by Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, Apr, 2014
SMARTSOILS Brain-storming workshop, presented at the Workshop on land management, costs and decision support tools, organized by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid- CEIGRAM-SMARTsoils project , Madrid, Spain, Feb, 2014
Political ecology of agrarian cosystem services, presented at the EcoFINDERS 3rd Annual Meeting, organized by University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, Feb, 2014
2010 Consultant at UNESCO Cluster Office in Accra, Ghana
2006-2008 Environmental manager / Environmental education instructor in Pagoa, Consultores Ambientales, Vitoria-Gasteiz
2007-2008 Research assistant at Macaulay Institute (now Hutton Institute) in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
2003-2007 Environmental manager at Aialur S.L. Amurrio (Álava)
2004-2005 Lab assistant at the Laboratory of ecology of rivers, Faculty of science and technology, University of the Basque Country
2004 Environmental manager at Tubos Reunidos, S.A. Amurrio (Álava)
Awards and grants
2007 Cooperating Basque Youth scholarship granted by the Basque government
2007 Leonardo da Vinci scholarship granted by CONFEBASK
2009 Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in a Spanish University, granted by CAIXA
2010 Scholarship to work at UNESCO, granted by UNESCO Etxea / Basque Government
2016 Basque Government Postdoctoral Scholarship, granted by the Basque Government
Trekking, yoga, music, science communication, traveling, cinema
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