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Ecologist , researcher

Julia Martinez, Spanish ecologist, researcher. Grantee, Foundation CajaMadrid, 1997-1998, Foundation CajaMurcia, 1999, University Murcia, 1998.


Martinez, Julia was born on April 3, 1965 in Barcelona, Spain.


Graduate in Biology, University Autonoma Madrid, Madrid, 1988. Doctor in Biology, University Murcia, Spain, 2001.


Researcher department geography University Murcia, 1991—1993. Environmental manager Spanish Government, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, 1994—1995. Researcher department ecology and hydrology University Murcia, 1996—1998.

Researcher Institute Water and Environmental, 1999—2002. Researcher department ecology and hydrology University Murcia, since 2003. Water expert European Environmental Bureau, Brussels, 1999—2002.

Invited speaker in field.


  • Achievements include research in mediterranean erosion, desertification and land use. Research in ecology and environmental modelling of Testudo Graeca. Research in dynamic models of environmental systems.

    Research in indicators and technologies for sustainable use of water in arid lands in Central and South America. Research in sustainable management of natural resources. Research in integration of 615, Dynamic Modelling, socio-economic analysis and Decision Support Systems for the sustainable management of coastal lagoons.


Founding member Ecologistas en Accion, Madrid, since 2000. Founding member, president Garba Ecologista, Murcia, 1991—2000. Founding member Citizen Network, since 2002, Prolitoral.

Conservation Coastal Areas, Murcia, since 2004. Member of New Water Culture Foundation (associate. Executive committee 2001-2006, award 2004), Red Marismas.

Spanish Network Coastal Lagoons (associate. Member coordinator committee since 2005), Systems Dynamics Society (associate), Spanish Association Terrestrial Ecology (associate).