Welcome to the High Mountain Physical Geography Research Group Website
To assess the impact of current climate change on that part of the cryosphere found on the world’s mountains in the form of glaciers, snow cover and permafrost, so as to understand its effects on landscape dynamics, land planning and habitability.
Evaluation of the current impact of climate change on the cryosphere: studying the impact of current global warming on the snow cover and permafrost on mountains in the centre and south of the Iberian Peninsula
Reconstruction of the impact of climate change on the cryosphere, from the late Pleistocene to the present: studying the effects of climate evolution on the existing glacial mass in different mountains worldwide, from the late Pleistocene to the present day.
Hydrovolcanic risk assessment: analysis of risk situations linked to the interaction of volcanic activity and ice masses located on the great active tropical stratovolcanoes
This Research Group has been working at different areas around the World, in Spain (Sistema Central and Sierra Nevada), Peru, México and Polar Regions (like Tierra de Fuego or Iceland).
Nowadays, the Research Group is working in the project: "Impact of climate change on frozen water reserves and associated hydrovolcanic risks on tropical stratovolcanoes" funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.