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Complete list of articles in international scientific journals, proceedings and books (last updated October 2013)


  • Serrano-Muela M.P., Nadal-Romero E., Lana-Renault N., González-Hidalgo J.C., López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., Sanjuan Y., García-Ruiz J.M. (2013) An exceptional rainfall event in the central western Pyrenees: Spatial patterns in discharge and impact. Land Degradation and Development, doi:10.1002/ldr.2221.
  • Beguería S., Spanu V., Navas A., Machín J., Angulo-Martínez M. (2013) Modeling the spatial distribution of soil properties by Generalized Least Squares regression: towards a general theory of spatial variates. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 68(3), 170–182.
  • J.I. López-Moreno, S.M., Vicente-Serrano, S. Beguería, J. Zabalza, J. Lorenzo-Lacruz, C. Azorín-Molina, E. Morán-Tejeda (2013) Hydrological response to climate variability at different time scales: A study in the Ebro basin. Journal of Hydrology 477, 175–188 doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.11.028.
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., C. Gouveia, J.J. Camarero, S. Beguería, R. Trigo, J.I. López-Moreno, C. Azorín-Molina, E. Pasho, J. Lorenzo-Lacruz, J. Revuelto, E. Morán-Tejeda, A. Sánchez-Lorenzo. (2013) Response of vegetation to drought time-scales across global land biomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 110(1), 52–57, doi:10.1073/pnas.1207068110.


  • Kyselý J., Beguería S., Beranová R., Gaál L., López-Moreno JI. (2012) Different patterns of climate change scenarios for short-term and multi-day precipitation extremes in the Mediterranean. Global and Planetary Change 98–99, 63–72, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.06.010.
  • Angulo-Martínez M., Beguería S., Navas A., Machín J. (2012) Splash detachment of soil particles under natural rainfall on three soil types of NE Spain. Geomorphology 175, 38-44, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.06.016
  • Vicente-Serrano S., Beguería S., López-Moreno J.I., Lorenzo-Lacruz J., Camarero J.J., Azorín C., Revuelto J., Morán-Tejeda E. (2012) Performance of drought indices for Ecological, Agricultural and Hydrological applications. Earth Interactions 16, paper n. 10, doi: 10.1175/2012EI000434.1.
  • Angulo-Martínez, M., Beguería S. (2012) Do atmospheric teleconnection patterns influence rainfall erosivity? A comparison between NAO, MO and WEMO in NE Spain, 1955-2006. Journal of Hydrology 450-451, 168–179, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.04.063
  • Angulo-Martínez, M., Beguería S. (2012) Trends in rainfall erosivity in NE Spain at annual, seasonal and daily scales, 1955–2006. Hydrology and Earth System Science 16, 3551–3559, doi:10.5194/hess-16-3551-2012.
  • Alatorre L.C., Beguería S., Lana-Renault N., Navas A., García-Ruiz J.M. (2012) Soil erosion and sediment delivery in a mountain catchment under land use change: using point fallout 137Cs for calibrating a spatially distributed numerical model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 16, 1321–1334, doi:10.5194/hess-16-1321-2012
  • Molinari M.E., Cannata M., Beguería S., Ambrosi C. (2012) GIS-based calibration of MassMov2D. Transactions in GIS 16, 215, doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2012.01316.x.
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S, Gimeno L, Eklundh L, Giuliani G, Weston D, El Kenawy A, López-Moreno JI, Nieto R, Ayenew T, Ardö J, Pegram GGS. (2012) Challenges for drought mitigation in Africa: the potential use of geospatial data and drought information systems. Applied Geography 34, 471–486.
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., Lorenzo-Lacruz J., Morán E., Azorín-Molina C. (2012) Accurate computation of a streamflow drought index. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 17, 318–332.


  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S., López-Moreno, J.I., Morán-Tejeda, E., Lorenzo-Lacruz, J., Azorín-Molina, C. (2011) A Multi-Scalar Global Evaluation Of The Impact Of ENSO On Droughts. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres 116, doi:10.1029/2011JD016039.
  • García-Ruiz J.M., López-Moreno J.I., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Lasanta T., Beguería S. (2011). Mediterranean water resources in a global change scenario. Earth Sciences Reviews , 105: 121-139.
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S., , López-Moreno J.I. (2011) Comment on “Characteristics and trends in various forms of the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) during 1900–2009” by Aiguo Dai. Journal of Geophysical Research 116, D19112. [editor | author preprint]
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Trigo R.M., López-Moreno J.I., Liberato M.L.R., Lorenzo-Lacruz J., Beguería S., Morán-Tejeda E., El Kenawy A. (2011) Extreme winter precipitation in the Iberian Peninsula in 2010: anomalies, driving mechanisms and future projections. Climate Research 46: 51–65.
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  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., Lorenzo-Lacruz J., Morán E., Azorín-Molina C. (2011). Effects of warming processes on droughts and water resources in the NW Iberian Peninsula (1930-2006). Climate Research, 31: 2102–2114.
  • Beguería S., Angulo-Martínez M., López-Moreno J.I., El-Kenawy A.E., Vicente-Serrano S. (2011). Assessing trends in extreme precipitation by non-stationary peaks-over-threshold analysis, NE Spain 1930-2006. International Journal of Climatology, 31: 2102–2114. [editor | author preprint]
  • Alatorre L.C., Sánchez-Andrés R., Cirujano S., Beguería S., Sánchez-Carrillo S. (2011) Identification of mangrove areas by remote sensing: the ROC curve technique applied to the Northwestern Mexico coastal zone using Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing 3: 1568–1583.
  • Alatorre L.C., Beguería S., Vicente-Serrano S. (2011) Evolution of vegetation activity on vegetated, eroded, and erosion risk areas in the central Spanish Pyrenees, using multitemporal Landsat imagery. Earth Surface, Processes, Landforms 36(3-5), 309-319. [editor]
  • López-Moreno J.I., Fassnacht S.R., Beguería S., Latron J.B.P. (2011) Variability of snow depth at the plot scale: implications for mean depth estimation and sampling strategies. The Cryosphere 5: 617–629.


  • Beguería S., Vicente-Serrano S., Angulo-Martínez M. (2010) A multi-scalar global drought data set: the SPEIbase. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 91(10), 1351-1356. [editor | blog]
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S., López-Moreno J.I., Angulo M., El Kenawy A. (2010) A New Global 0.5 degrees Gridded Dataset (1901-2006) of a Multiscalar Drought Index: Comparison with Current Drought Index Datasets Based on the Palmer Drought Severity Index. Journal of Hydrometeorology 11(4), 1033-1043. [editor | author preprint]
  • Alatorre L.C., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M. (2010) Regional scale modelling of hillslope sediment delivery: a case study in the Barasona Reservoir watershed (Spain) using WATEM/SEDEM. Journal of Hydrology 391(1-2), 109-123. [editor | author preprint]
  • García-Ruiz J.M., Beguería S., Alatorre L.C., Constante A., Puigdefábregas J. (2010) Land cover changes, shallow landsliding in the Flysch sector of the Spanish Pyrenees. Geomorphology 124, 250-259. [editor | author preprint]
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., López-Moreno J.I., Vega-Rodriguez M.I., Beguería S., Cuadrat J.M. (2010) Comparison of regression techniques for mapping fog frequency: application to the Aragon region (northeast Spain). International Journal of Climatology 30, 935-945. [editor | author preprint]
  • García-Ruiz J.M., Lana-Renault N., Beguería S., Lasanta T., Regüés D., Nadal-Romero E., Serrano-Muela P., López-Moreno J.I., Alvera B., Martí-Bono C., Alatorre L.C. (2010) From plot to regional scales: Interactions of slope, catchment hydrological, geomorphic processes in the Spanish Pyrenees. Geomorphology 120, 248-257. [editor]
  • López-Moreno J.I., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Angulo-Martínez M., Beguería S., Kenawy A. (2010) Trends in daily precipitation on the northeastern Iberian Peninsula, 1955-2006. International Journal of Climatology 30, 1026-1041. [editor | author preprint]
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S., López-Moreno J.I., García-Vera M.A., Stepanek P. (2010) A complete daily precipitation database for northeast Spain: reconstruction, quality control,, homogeneity. International Journal of Climatology 30, 1146-1163. [editor | author preprint]
  • Lorenzo-Lacruz J., Vicente-Serrano S.M., López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M., Cuadrat J.M. (2010) The impact of droughts, water management on various hydrological systems in the headwaters of the Tagus River (central Spain). Journal of Hydrology 386, 13-26. [editor | author preprint]
  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S., López-Moreno J.I. (2010) A Multiscalar Drought Index Sensitive to Global Warming: The Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index. Journal of Climate 23, 1696-1718. [editor | author preprint]


  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S., López-Moreno J.I., El Kenawy A., Angulo-Martínez M. (2009) Daily atmospheric circulation events, extreme precipitation risk in northeast Spain: Role of the North Atlantic Oscillation, the Western Mediterranean Oscillation,, the Mediterranean Oscillation. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 114. [editor | author preprint]
  • López-Moreno J.I., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M., Portela M.M., Almeida A.B. (2009) Dam effects on droughts magnitude, duration in a transboundary basin: The Lower River Tagus, Spain, Portugal. Water Resources Research 45. [editor | author preprint]
  • Cabezas A., Comín F.A., Beguería S., Trabucchi M. (2009) Hydrologic, landscape changes in the Middle Ebro River (NE Spain): implications for restoration, management. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 13, 273-284. [editor | author preprint]
  • Beguería S., Vicente-Serrano S.M., López-Moreno J.I., García-Ruiz J.M. (2009) Annual, seasonal mapping of peak intensity, magnitude, duration of extreme precipitation events across a climatic gradient, northeast Spain. International Journal of Climatology 29, 1759-1779. [editor | author preprint]
  • Beguería S., Van Asch T.W.J., Malet J.P., Grondahl S. (2009) A GIS-based numerical model for simulating the kinematics of mud, debris flows over complex terrain. Natural Hazards, Earth System Sciences 9, 1897-1909. [editor | author preprint]
  • Beguería S., Pueyo Y. (2009) A comparison of simultaneous autoregressive, generalized least squares models for dealing with spatial autocorrelation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18, 273-279. [editor | author preprint]
  • Angulo-Martínez M., López-Vicente M., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería S. (2009) Mapping rainfall erosivity at a regional scale: a comparison of interpolation methods in the Ebro Basin (NE Spain). Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 13, 1907-1920. [editor | author preprint]
  • Angulo-Martínez M., Beguería S. (2009) Estimating rainfall erosivity from daily precipitation records: A comparison among methods using data from the Ebro Basin (NE Spain). Journal of Hydrology 379, 111-121. [editor | author preprint]
  • Alatorre L.C., Beguería S. (2009) Identification of eroded areas using remote sensing in a badlands landscape on marls in the central Spanish Pyrenees. Catena 76, 182-190. [editor | author preprint]


  • Navas A., Machín J., Beguería S., López-Vicente M., Gaspar L. (2008) Soil properties, physiographic factors controlling the natural vegetation re-growth in a disturbed catchment of the Central Spanish Pyrenees. Agroforestry Systems 72, 173-185. [editor | author preprint]
  • Beguería S., Lana-Renault N., Regüés D., Nadal-Romero E., Serrano-Muela P., García-Ruiz J.M. (2008) Erosion, sediment transport processes in Mediterranean mountain basins. In Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamics for Water Resources eds. Navarro, P.G., Playan, E. pp.175-187.


  • Pueyo Y., Beguería S. (2007) Modelling the rate of secondary succession after farmland abandonment in a Mediterranean mountain area. Landscape and Urban Planning 83, 245-254.
  • López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., Vicente-Serrano S.M., García-Ruiz J.M. (2007) Influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation on water resources in central Iberia: Precipitation, streamflow anomalies,, reservoir management strategies. Water Resources Research 43.
  • Lana-Renault N., Regüés D., Martí-Bono C., Beguería S., Latron J., Nadal E., Serrano P., García-Ruiz J.M. (2007) Temporal variability in the relationships between precipitation, discharge, suspended sediment concentration in a small Mediterranean mountain catchment. Nordic Hydrology 38, 139-150.
  • Bathurst J.C., Moretti G., El-Hames A., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M. (2007) Modelling the impact of forest loss on shallow landslide sediment yield, Ijuez river catchment, Spanish Pyrenees. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 11, 569-583.


  • López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M. (2006) Trends in high flows in the central Spanish Pyrenees: response to climatic factors or to land-use change? Hydrological Sciences Journal-Journal Des Sciences Hydrologiques 51, 1039-1050.
  • Lasanta T., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M. (2006) Geomorphic, hydrological effects of traditional shifting agriculture in a Mediterranean mountain area, central Spanish Pyrenees. Mountain Research and Development 26, 146-152.
  • Beguería S., Vicente-Serrano S.M. (2006) Mapping the hazard of extreme rainfall by peaks over threshold extreme value analysis, spatial regression techniques. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 45, 108-124.
  • Beguería S., López-Moreno J.I., Gomez-Villar A., Rubio V., Lana-Renault N., García-Ruiz J.M. (2006) Fluvial adjustments to soil erosion, plant cover changes in the Central Spanish Pyrenees. Geografiska Annaler Series a-Physical Geography 88A, 177-186.
  • Beguería S. (2006) Validation, evaluation of predictive models in hazard assessment, risk management. Natural Hazards 37, 315-329.
  • Beguería S. (2006) Changes in land cover, shallow landslide activity: A case study in the Spanish Pyrenees. Geomorphology 74, 196-206.
  • Beguería S. (2006) Identifying erosion areas at basin scale using remote sensing data, GIS: a case study in a geologically complex mountain basin in the Spanish Pyrenees. International Journal of Remote Sensing 27, 4585-4598.


  • Seeger M., Errea M.P., Lana-Renault N., Beguería S., Arnáez J., Martí C., Regüés D., García-Ruiz J.M. (2005) Characteristics of sediment transport in a small catchment of the Spanish Pyrenees. In Geomorphology in Environmental Application – eds. Schmidt, K.H., Becht, M., Brunotte, E., Eitel, B., Schrott, L. pp.211-228.
  • García-Ruiz J.M., Arnáez J., Beguería S., Seeger M., Martí-Bono C., Regüés D., Lana-Renault N., White S. (2005) Runoff generation in an intensively disturbed, abandoned farmland catchment, Central Spanish Pyrenees. Catena 59, 79-92.
  • Beguería S. (2005) Uncertainties in partial duration series modelling of extremes related to the choice of the threshold value. Journal of Hydrology 303, 215-230.


  • Seeger M., Errea M.P., Beguería S., Arnáez J., Martí C., García-Ruiz J.M. (2004) Catchment soil moisture, rainfall characteristics as determinant factors for discharge/suspended sediment hysteretic loops in a small headwater catchment in the Spanish pyrenees. Journal of Hydrology 288, 299-311.
  • López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M. (2004) The management of a large Mediterranean reservoir: Storage regimens of the Yesa Reservoir, Upper Aragon River Basin, central Spanish Pyrenees. Environmental Management 34, 508-515.
  • García-Ruiz J.M., Lana-Renault N., Beguería S., Valero-Garcés B., Lasanta T., Arnáez J., López-Moreno J.I., Regüés D., Martí-Bono C. (2004) Temporal, spatial interactions of slope, catchment processes in the Central Spanish Pyrenees. In Sediment Transfer through the Fluvial System eds. Golosov, V., Belyaev, V., Walling, D.E. pp.21-28.


  • Vicente-Serrano S.M., Beguería-Portugués S. (2003) Estimating extreme dry-spell risk in the middle Ebro valley (Northeastern Spain): a comparative analysis of partial duration series with a general Pareto distribution, annual maxima series with a Gumbel distribution. International Journal of Climatology 23, 1103-1118.
  • Beguería S., López-Moreno J.I., Lorente A., Seeger M., García-Ruiz J.M. (2003) Assessing the effect of climate oscillations, land-use changes on streamflow in the Central Spanish Pyrenees. Ambio 32, 283-286.


  • Lorente A., García-Ruiz J.M., Beguería S., Arnáez J. (2002) Factors explaining the spatial distribution of hillslope debris flows – A case study in the Flysch Sector of the Central Spanish Pyrenees. Mountain Research and Development 22, 32-39.
  • López-Moreno J.I., Beguería S., García-Ruiz J.M. (2002) Influence of the Yesa reservoir on floods of the Aragon River, central Spanish Pyrenees. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 6, 753-762.


  • García-Ruiz J.M., Valero-Garcés B., Gonzalez-Sampériz P., Lorente A., Martí-Bono C., Beguería S., Edwards L. (2001) Stratified scree in the central Spanish Pyrenees: Palaeoenvironmental implications. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 12, 233-242.


  • García-Ruiz J.M., Arnáez J., White S.M., Lorente A., Beguería S. (2000) Uncertainty assessment in the prediction of extreme rainfall events: an example from the central Spanish Pyrenees. Hydrological Processes 14, 887-898.