Jose A. Gonzalez

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Mobility is a millenary human strategy to deal with environmental change. An outstanding example of mobility is transhumance, an ancient pastoralist practice consisting of the seasonal migration of livestock between ecological regions following peaks in pasture productivity. The maintenance of transhumance depends partly on the preservation of related(More)
A careful study of the physical properties of a family of coherent states on the circle, introduced some years ago by deBì evre and González in [DG 92], is carried out. They were obtained from the Weyl–Heisenberg coherent states in L 2 (R) by means of the Weil– Brezin–Zak transformation, they are labeled by the points of the cylinder S 1 × R, and they(More)
Ecosystem service assessments have increasingly been used to support environmental management policies, mainly based on biophysical and economic indicators. However, few studies have coped with the social-cultural dimension of ecosystem services, despite being considered a research priority. We examined how ecosystem service bundles and trade-offs emerge(More)
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Executive Summary Background This report and accompanying survey was completed conducted by the End Users team of the POESIA Project to explore End User opinions and establish needs and recommendations for the POESIA technical development team. As such it also provides a review of current and ongoing activities in the area of Internet Safety filtering. End(More)
Drove roads are a major feature of Mediterranean countries, where this livestock management system has been practiced for centuries. In Spain, many drove roads have become completely or partially abandoned by herders, and transformed for other land uses. Yet, some major drove roads continue to be used for the passage of livestock, and might exert important(More)
Land-use change is the major driver of biodiversity loss. However, taxonomic diversity (TD) and functional diversity (FD) might respond differently to land-use change, and this response might also vary depending on the biotic group being analysed. In this study, we compare the TD and FD of four biotic groups (ants, birds, herbaceous, woody vegetation) among(More)
Analysing the factors that influence visitor satisfaction is critical for the appropriate management of tourism, particularly in nature tourism enterprises, which are expected to contribute to biodiversity conservation and the development of local people. In this paper, we investigate the effect of different socioeconomic and ecological variables, as well(More)
Understanding the responses of biodiversity to drivers of change and the effects of biodiversity on ecosystem properties and ecosystem services is a key challenge in the context of global environmental change. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the scientific literature linking direct drivers of change and ecosystem services via(More)