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Jara García-Chicote

 

 

Academic Preparation:

  • Ph.D. Biology-limnology. University of Valencia, Spain. 2009-2015.

Thesis work: “Zooplankton as an indicator of water quality in reservoirs”. Supervisors: Prof. Javier Armengol and Carmen Rojo. Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology (ICBiBE).

  • M.Sc. Biodiversity, Conservation and Evolution. University of Valencia, Spain. 2006-2009.
  • B.Sc. Biological Sciences. University of Valencia, Spain. 1999-2005.

 

Participation in research projects:

  • 2005. Mechanisms underlying the self-organization process in ecosystems. Ministry of Science and Technology. Main researcher: Carmen Rojo.
  • 2006-2008. Effects of the loss and re-introduction of species on the structure, functioning and dynamics of their communities. Ministry of Science and Technology. Main researcher: Carmen Rojo.
  • 2008. Ecological status of wetlands in the territory of the Guadiana basin agency. Ministry of Science and Innovation. Main researcher: Santos Cirujano.
  • 2009. Vulnerability of aquatic ecosystems from the South of the Iberian Peninsula to global change factors. UV radiation and mineral nutrients. Excellence I+D Project of Junta de Andalucía. Main researcher: Presentación Carrillo.
  • 2009-2011. Monitoring of plankton and submerged vegetation in a restored area (Albufera de Valencia Natural Park). Main researcher: María Antonio Rodrigo.

 

Professional Experience:

  • 2006-2008 . Stock maintenance of cultures: phytoplankton and zooplankton. Research collaboration grant at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology.
  • 2006-2009 . Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Research technician at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology. Financing Company: RED-CONTROL S.L. Project: Analysis of phytoplankton and zooplankton of reservoirs, lakes and wetlands in the Jucar basin agency (Winter 2006-07, Summer 2007, Winter 2007-08, Summer 2008, Winter 2008-09, Summer 2009).
  • 2007-2010. Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Research technician at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology. Financing Company: TECNOMA S.A. Project: Laboratory analysis of samples of phytoplankton, zooplankton and zoobenthos in 29 reservoirs of the Jucar basin agency (Winter 2007-08, Summer 2008, Winter 2008-09, Summer 2009, Winter 2009-10, Summer 2010).2008-2010. Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Research technician at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology. Financing Company: TECNOMA S.A. Project: Monitoring of plankton, benthic diatoms and cyanotoxins and assessment of trophic status in the “Albufera de Valencia” (Autumn 2008, Spring-Summer 2009, Autumn 2009 and Spring-Summer 2010).
  • 2009. Zooplankton taxonomy and Scientific/Technical Report. Self-employed. Financing Company: Guadiana River Basin, participating entity: ICBiBE. Project: Ecological status of rivers and lakes of the territorial area of the Guadiana River Basin (Summer, 2008).
  • 2009-2011. Monitoring of biotic variables, determination of zooplankton samples and field sampling. Research technician at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology.  Financing Company: TRAGSA S.L. Project: Monitoring of biotic variables, plankton and submerged vegetation in the green filter system of the “Tancat de la Pipa” (monthly sampling frequency).
  • 2010. Person in charge of the field limnology and sampling plan of 25 reservoirs. Work placement in TECNOMA S.A. Project: Monitoring of water quality in reservoirs of Jucar basin agency.
  • 2010. Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Research technician at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology. Financing Company: LTL – Laboratorios tecnológicos de Levante S.L. Project: Status of water quality of reservoirs, wetlands and lagoons in the area of the Jucar basin agency (Winter 2009-10, Summer 2010).
  • 2010. Zooplankton taxonomy. Self-employed. IPROMA S.L.
  • 2010. Zooplankton taxonomy. Self-employed. CIMERA S.L.
  • 2010. Zooplankton taxonomy and Scientific/Technical Report. Self-employed. Financing Company: URS S.A., Madrid (España). Project: Assessment of zooplankton in transitional waters (Guadiana estuary).
  • 2010. Person in charge of the field limnology and sampling plan of 35 ponds and reservoirs. Self-employed. Financing Company: Técnica y Proyectos S.A (TYPSA). Project: Monitoring of water quality in ponds and reservoirs of Jucar basin agency.
  • 2015-2017. Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Self-employed. Financing Company: DENGA S.A. and National Museum of Natural Science. Project: Study of ecological state of lakes in the Ebro hydrographic basin.
  • 2016. Zooplankton taxonomy. Self-employed. Financing Company: University of Valencia. Project: Study of the zooplankton community in charophytes.
  • 2016. Zooplankton taxonomy. Self-employed. CIMERA S.L.
  • 2016-2017. Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Self-employed. Financing Company: IPROMA/DENGA S.A. and National Museum of Natural Science. Project: Study of the surface water bodies in the Duero hydrographic basin.
  • 2017-2019. Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Self-employed. Financing Company: ANBIOTEK S.L. Project: “Monitoring the eutrophication of reservoirs and the degree of contamination of river basins in the geographical scope of the Water Consortium Bilbao Bizkaia, characterization of water bodies at the base of the directive Water framework and determination of larvae of mussel zebra “.
  • 2017-2019. Zooplankton taxonomy and scientific/technical reports. Self-employed. Financing Company: ANBIOTEK S.L. Project: Monitoring the water quality of the Añarbe reservoir.

 

Congress communications:

2004          Assembly rules in a planktonic food web (IV): The omnivorous copepod Acanthocyclops robustus. García-Chicote J., C. Rojo & M. A. Rodrigo. XII Congress of the Spanish Association of Limnology – IV Iberian Congress of Limnology, Porto- Portugal.

2006          Cannibalism of copepod Acanthocyclops robustus relevance to the planktonic food web. García-Chicote J., C. Rojo & M. A. Rodrigo. XIII Congress of the Spanish Association of Limnology, V Iberian Congress of Limnology, Barcelona, Spain.

2008          Zooplankton in the reservoirs of the Jucar basin agency: Relationship with trophic state. Barón-Rodríguez M. M., C. Rojo, X. Armengol-Díaz, J. García-Chicote, A. Piñón, S. Bort & J. M. Hernández. XIV Iberian Congress of Limnology, Huelva, Spain.

2008          Influence of feeding and disturbance on population dynamics of the complex Acanthocyclops cf. robustus. Rubio F., C. Rojo, J. García-Chicote & M. A. Rodrigo. XIV Iberian Congress of Limnology, Huelva, Spain.

2008          Cladocerans and water quality in 25 Reservoirs in a semi-arid Mediterranean area (Spain). Barón-Rodríguez M.M., C. Rojo, M. A. Rodrigo, J. García-Chicote and X. Armengol-Díaz. VIII International Symposium on Cladocera. Aguascalientes, Mexico.

2009          Rotifers and water quality of 25 reservoirs in a Mediterranean semi-arid area (Spain). García-Chicote J., X. Armengol, M. M. Barón-Rodríguez & C. Rojo. Rotifera XII Symposium. Berlin-Germany.

2010          Rotifers and water quality of 20 reservoirs from several mediterranean basins in Spain in relation with trophic state. García-Chicote J., C. Rojo, X. Armengol, S. Bort & A. Piñón. XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Açores-Portugal, 2010.

2010          The cyclopoid Apocyclops sp. in a brackish pond of eastern Spain: a possible invasive species. García-Chicote J., C. Rojo, O. Barrera, J. Cirós, M.C. Regidor, S. Bort & X. Armengol. XV Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Açores-Portugal.

2011          Zooplankton of 20 reservoirs in semiarid Mediterranean basins Spain: relation to environmental variables and trophic state. García-Chicote, J., C. Rojo, M. Segura & J. Armengol. VIII Congress of the Chilean society of Limnology. Chile.

2013          Patterns and determinants of the richness and diversity of zooplankton in reservoirs of the Jucar basin agency. García-Chicote J., C. Rojo, A. Piñón & J. Armengol. IV Congress of Biodiversity. Spain.

2014          Bases to include zooplankton in the ecological quality assesment of reservoirs: the case of zooplankton in Spanish Mediterranean reservoirs. García-Chicote J., C. Rojo, A. Piñón & J. Armengol. XVII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Santander, Spain. Second best student oral communication.

2014          Zooplankton, density or biomass?. García-Chicote, J., C. Rojo, A. Piñón & J. Armengol. XVII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Santander, Spain.

2014          Zooplankton in Mediterranean reservoirs in accordance to diversity-production paradigm. García-Chicote, J., C. Rojo, A. Piñón & J. Armengol. XVII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Santander, Spain.

2015          “Plankton in Tous Reservoir”. J. Armengol, J. García-Chicote, M. Segura y C. Rojo. Exhibition “La Universitat de València i els seus entorns comarcals: la Ribera del Xúquer”. Valencia, Spain.

2016          “Insisting: zooplankton should be used in water quality studies”. J. García-­Chicote, J. Armengol, M. C. Montoro, S. Bort, C. Rojo. XVIII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Tortosa, Spain.