Peer-reviewed publications

Papers

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Motta L., Ruggiero A., de Mendoza G., Massaferro J., 2019, The species richness-elevation relationship: global patterns of variation in chironomid richness in mountain lakes, Insect Conservation and Diversity, 12, 4, 339-350, https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12341
de Mendoza G., Kaivosoja R., Grönroos M., Hjort J., Ilmonen J., Kärnä O.-M., Paasivirta L., Tokola L., Heino J., 2018, Highly variable species distribution models in a subarctic stream metacommunity: patterns, mechanisms and implications, Freshwater Biology, 63, 1, 33-47, https://doi.org/10.1111/fwb.12993
de Mendoza G., Traunspurger W., Palomo A., Catalan J., 2017, Nematode distributions as spatial null models for macroinvertebrate species richness across environmental gradients: a case from mountain lakes, Ecology and Evolution, 7, 9, 3016-3028, https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2842
Heino J., de Mendoza G., 2016, Predictability of stream insect distributions is dependent on niche position, but not on biological traits or taxonomic relatedness of species, Ecography, 39, 12, 1216-1226, https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02034
Roig R., de Mendoza G., Puig M.A., Larraz M., Langton P.H., 2016, Contribució al llistat faunístic dels macroinvertebrats aquatics de la Garrotxa, Annals de la Delegació de la Garrotxa de la Institució Catalana d’Historia Natural, 8, 25-39, NA
de Mendoza G., Ventura M., Catalan J., 2015, Environmental factors prevail over dispersal constraints in determining the distribution and assembly of Trichoptera species in mountain lakes, Ecology and Evolution, 5, 13, 2518-2532, https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1522
Bartrons M., Grimalt J.O., de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2012, Pollutant dehalogenation capability may depend on the trophic evolutionary history of the organism: PBDEs in freshwater food webs, PLoS ONE, 7, 7, e41829, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0041829
de Mendoza G., Rico E., Catalan J., 2012, Predation by introduced fish constrains the thermal distribution of aquatic Coleoptera in mountain lakes, Freshwater Biology, 57, 4, 803-814, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02746.x
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2010, Lake macroinvertebrates and the altitudinal environmental gradient in the Pyrenees, Hydrobiologia, 648, 1, 51-72, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-010-0261-4
Catalan J., Camarero L., Felip M., Pla S., Ventura M., Buchaca T., Bartumeus F., de Mendoza G., Miró A., Casamayor E.O., Medina-Sánchez J.M., Bacardit M., Altuna M., Bartrons M., Díaz de Quijano D., 2006, High mountain lakes: extreme habitats and witnesses of environmental changes, Limnetica, 25, 1-2, 551-584, https://doi.org/10.23818/limn.25.38
Benito M., de Mendoza G., Moreno-Rivero L., 2003, Recopilación corológica de la tribu Cytiseae Bercht. & J. Presl. (Papilionoideae, Leguminosae) en la Comunidad de Madrid, Botanica Complutensis, 27, 119-135, NA
de Mendoza G., Barberá G., 1999, P53: Factores que modulan su actividad reguladora, Revista de Diagnóstico Biológico, 48, 51-61, NA

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Books and book chapters

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Collado R., de Mendoza G. 2009, Environmental factors and distribution of littoral oligochaetes in Pyrenean lakes, [in:] Catalan, J., Curtis, C.J., Kernan, M. (ed.), Patterns and factors of biota distribution in remote European mountain lakes (Advances in Limnology, 62), Schweizerbart Science Publishers, Stuttgart, ISBN: 978­3­510­47064­8, 215-244

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Conference talks

(Oral and poster)

With abstract

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Fournier R., de Mendoza G., Sarremejane R., Apgar T., Herbst D.B., Ruhi A, 2021, Recolonization pathways of macroinvertebrate communities in intermittent streams: Does isolation matter?, Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) 2021 Annual Meeting, virtual meeting, virtual meeting, 23-27.05.2021, Program Book (schedule)
Leathers K., de Mendoza G., Herbst D.B., Doerschlag G., Ruhi A., 2021, Projected advances in low flow alter food-web structure and insect emergence in Sierra Nevada streams: Evidence from a large-scale mesocosm experiment, Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) 2021 Annual Meeting, virtual meeting, virtual meeting, 23-27.05.2021, Program Book (schedule)
Morris J., von Mayrhauser M., de Mendoza G., Rastegarpour S., Tracy E., 2019, Early Career Panel Presented by SFS Early Career Committee and Cal-SFS (moderated by A. De Palma-Dow & N. Macias), 26th Annual California Aquatic Bioassessment Workshop (CABW) Meeting & 7th Annual California Chapter Society for Freshwater Science Meeting, Davis, USA, 23-24.10.2019,
de Mendoza G., 2019, Experiences and thoughts on early career science in California, 26th Annual California Aquatic Bioassessment Workshop (CABW) Meeting & 7th Annual California Chapter Society for Freshwater Science Meeting, Davis, USA, 23-24.10.2019,
Leathers K., de Mendoza G., Doerschlag G., Ruhi A., 2019, Effects of climate change-induced low flows on aquatic food webs, 26th Annual California Aquatic Bioassessment Workshop (CABW) Meeting & 7th Annual California Chapter Society for Freshwater Science Meeting, Davis, USA, 23-24.10.2019,
Galop D., de Mendoza G., Philippe M., Ollivier G., 2019, Écologie historique d’une invasion biologique : l’introduction des samlonidés dans les lacs d’altitude des Pyrénées. Histoire, déterminants et conséquences, Saison France-Roumanie 2019, Rencontres Internationales : Géohistoire des zones humides d’ici et d’ailleurs. Regards croisés sur des trajectoires d’artificialisation et de conservation, Tulcea, Romania, 03-08.06.2019, Résumés, 35
de Mendoza G., Herbst D.B., Ruhi A., 2019, Distance decay of similarity in stream invertebrate communities: climatic influences over space and time, Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) 2019 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA, 19-23.05.2019, Program Book, 46
Millet L., Belle S., Bichet V., de Mendoza G., Etienne D., Galop D., Gauthier E., Lami A., Lyonnet S., Rius D., Simonneau A., Vernaux V., 2018, Unprecedented changes in lake functioning in the Anthropocene: assessment of lake ecological trajectories over the last millenium, International Conference on Ecological Sciences, Rennes, France, 22-25.10.2018, Booklet with Abstracts, ?
de Mendoza G., Millet L., Rius D., Simonneau A., Ollivier G., Philippe M., D. Galop, 2017, Using Chironomidae and Cladocera in sediment records to evaluate ecosystem effects of fish introduction in four mountain lakes of the Pyrenees, Functional Ecology and Environment, Auzeville-Tolosane, France, 11-12.07.2017,
de Mendoza G., Millet L., Rius D., Simonneau A., Ollivier G., Philippe M., D. Galop, 2017, On the use of subfossil remains in mountain lake sediments to trace the effects of fish introductions on invertebrate communities, International Meeting on the Conservation of High Mountain Lakes, Ceresole Reale, Italy, 06-08.07.2017,
de Mendoza G., Millet L., Rius D., Simonneau A., Ollivier G., Philippe M., D. Galop, 2017, Effects of fish introductions on the invertebrate communities of mountain lakes: A palaeolimnological approach, Quaternary Research Association Short Discussion Meeting: Developments in Quaternary Entomology and Environmental Reconstruction with special recognition of the academic contributions of Steve Brooks, London, UK, 42887, Booklet with Abstracts
de Mendoza G., Millet L., Rius D., Simonneau A., Ollivier G., Philippe M., D. Galop, 2017, Combining subfossil Chironomidae and Cladocera remains to evaluate the effect of fish introductions on palaeolimnological records in mountain lakes, Past Global Changes –
5th Open Science Meeting (PAGES – OSM), Zaragoza, Spain, 09-13.05.2017, Abstract Book, 37-38
de Mendoza G., Ventura M., Catalan J., 2015, Environmental factors prevail over dispersal constraints in determining the distribution and assembly of Trichoptera species in mountain lakes, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Granada, Spain, 22-27.02.2015, Program Book, 105
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2013, Air temperature, not water temperature, constrains the distribution of Sialis lutaria (L.) in mountain lakes, 8th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences (SEFS; European Federation for Freshwater Sciences, EFFS), Münster, Germany, 01-05.07.2013, Abstract Book, 93
de Mendoza G., Rieradevall M., Catalan J., 2013, Is temperature the main environmental driver of chironomid species distributions in the mountain lakes of the Pyrenees?, 12th International Workshop on Subfossil Chironomids, New Forest, UK, 10-12.06.2013,
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2012, Pautes de biodiversitat al llarg de gradients altitudinals, I Congrés Internacional de Biologia de Catalunya [1st CIBICAT Congress]: Global Questions on Advanced Biology, Barcelona, Spain, 09-12.07.2012, Scientific Program and Abstracts, 336
de Mendoza G., Traunspurger W., A. Palomo A., Catalan J., 2011, Testing the euryoecious character of nematodes against the altitudinal environmental gradient of mountain lakes, 7th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences (SEFS; European Federation for Freshwater Sciences, EFFS), Girona, Spain, 27.06-01.07.2011, Abstract Book, 56
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2011, Pautas de biodiversidad en gradientes de altitud, III Congreso Nacional de Biodiversidad, Granada, Spain, 08-10.06.2011, Libro de Resúmenes, 73
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2009, Perspectivas para las comunidades de macroinvertebrados en los lagos de montana de los Pirineos bajo un escenario de calentamiento global, GRACCIE 2nd Scientific Meeting, Zaragoza, Spain, 26-28.05.2009,
Bartrons M., de Mendoza G., Camarero L., M. Bacardit M., Catalan J., 2009, Food web C and N stable isotope variability in high mountain lakes troughout an altitudinal gradient, American Society for Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 2009 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, France, 25-30.01.2009, Abstract Book, 18
Bartrons M., de Mendoza G., Camarero L., M. Bacardit M., Catalan J., 2008, Food web C and N stable isotope variability in high mountain lakes troughout an altitudinal gradient, Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2008 Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, USA, 03-08.08.2008,
Bartrons M., Grimalt J.O., de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2008, PBDE biotransformation in freshwater food webs, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 2008 Annual Meeting, Warszawa, Poland, 25-29.05.2008, Abstract Book
de Mendoza G., Rieradevall M., Catalan J., 2006, Riqueza de especies de quironómidos en el litoral de los lagos pirenaicos en relación a gradientes ambientales, XIII Congreso de la Asociación Espanola de Limnología (AEL) & V Congreso Ibérico de Limnología (AIL), Barcelona, Spain, 02-07.07.2006, Programa Final y Libro de Resúmenes, 133
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2005, Macroinvertebrate groups inhabiting the littoral of Pyrenean lakes in relation to the altitudinal environmental gradient, La Unidad en la Diversidad: un Congreso de Ecología tras el Legado de Ramón Margalef, Barcelona, Spain, 16-18.11.2005,
Bartrons M., de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2005, A stable isotope approach to food web structure in high-mountain lakes througout an altitudinal gradient, American Society for Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 2005 Summer Meeting, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 19-24.06.2005, Program Book, 58
Collado R., de Mendoza G., 2004, Abundancia y diversidad de oligoquetos en lagos pirenaicos, XII Congreso de la Asociación Espanola de Limnología (AEL) & IV Congreso Ibérico de Limnología (AIL), Porto, Portugal, 05-09.07.2004,
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., Gil M.J., 2004, Distribución y abundancia de ácaros en lagos pirenaicos, XII Congreso de la Asociación Espanola de Limnología (AEL) & IV Congreso Ibérico de Limnología (AIL), Porto, Portugal, 05-09.07.2004,
de Mendoza G., Bartumeus F., Catalan J., 2003, Distribución y abundancia de macroinvertebrados en los lagos del Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Murici: factores ecológicos y biogeográficos que subyacen bajo una escala pirenaica, VI Jornades sobre Recerca al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici(Espot, October 8-10, 2003), Espot, Spain, 08-10.10.2003, Book with Full Manuscripts, published in 2004 by Departament de Medi Ambient i Habitatge, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, 39-48
de Mendoza G., Benito M., Robles S., Toro M., Granados I., 2002, Aproximación limnológica a la Laguna Negra (Sierra de Urbión, Soria), XI Congreso de la Asociación Espanola de Limnología (AEL) & III Congreso Ibérico de Limnología (AIL), Madrid, Spain, 17-21.06.2002, Libro de Resúmenes y Programa Científico
de Mendoza G., Otero M., Díaz Y., Baltanás A., 2000, Comunidades de macro-invertebrados acuáticos en sistemas someros del Bajo Guadalquivir, X Congreso de la Asociación Espanola de Limnología (AEL) & II Congreso Ibérico de Limnología (AIL), Valencia, Spain, 12-16.06.2000, Programa Científico y Libro de Resúmenes

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Without abstract

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de Mendoza G., Millet L., Rius D., Simonneau A., Ollivier G., Philippe M., D. Galop, 2017, The effect of fish introduction in the mountain lakes of the Pyrenees as reflected by invertebrate remains in sediment records, 5th Symposium LabEx DRIIHM (Laboratoire d’Excellence, Dispositif de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Interactions Hommes-Millieu), Aveiro, Portugal, 09-11.05.2017
Galop D., de Mendoza G., Ollivier G., Philippe M., Barcet H., 2017, “Cultiver les lacs”: Histoire et conséquences des introductions piscicoles, Symposium Observatoire Hommes-Millieu (OHM), Auzat, France, 42832
Galop D., de Mendoza G., Ollivier G., Philippe M., Budzinsky H., Barcet H., 2017, “Cultiver les lacs”: Histoire et impacts de l’introduction de poissons dans les lacs d’altitude, Observatoire Hommes-Millieu (OHM) Haut Vicdessos, Annual Meeting, Toulouse, France, 22-23.03.2017
de Mendoza G., 2016, Chironomids as indicators of global changes in mountain lakes, 4th Workshop of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CNRS – CSIC): The challenges of managing the quality and quantity of water, facing the increment of human pressure on water resources, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 24-25.10.2016
de Mendoza G., Catalan J., 2002, EMERGE Pyrenean District littoral data, EMERGE project Work Package 4 Meeting, Vrbno, Czech Republic, 27-28.06.2002

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Projects

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Holocene temperature reconstruction in northern Poland using varved sediments and lake midges, 2021, Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA), Ulam Programme 2020, PPN/ULM/2020/1/00092: Principal Investigator (research scholarship) at University of Gdańsk (Poland)
Insects of the forest–tundra Ecotone, 2020, Norwegian
Biodiversity Information Centre, NA: Participant (PI: Dr. Tommi Nyman, NIBIO, Norway)
High mountain aquatic ecosystems: hidden biodiversity shelters and centinels of global change, 2019, Spanish Government, National Park Network Program, 2413/2017: Participant (PI: Dr. Marc Ventura, CSIC, Spain)
Scaling climate, connectivity, and communities in streams, 2019, US National Science Foundation (NSF), 1802714: Participant (PI: Prof. Albert Ruhi, UC Berkeley, USA)
Towards a mechanistic understanding of the multi-scale effects of drought on riverine biodiversity, 2019, California Institute for Water Resources (CIWR), 2018-19 Water Research Program, NA: Co-leader (PI: Prof. Albert Ruhi, UC Berkeley, USA)
Observatory Humans-Environment Patagonia-Bahia Exploradores, 2017, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), NA: Participant (Director: Dr. Alejandro Salazar-Burrows, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; co-director: Dr. Didier Galop, CNRS, France)
REPLIM (Interreg POCTEFA) Network of observatories of ecosystems (lakes, peatbogs) sensitive to climate change in the Pyrenees, 2017, European Union (Interreg Programme), NA: Participant (PI: Prof. Blas L. Valero-Garcés, CSIC, Spain)
CultiLac (“Lake farming”: history and impact of fish introductions in Pyrenean lakes during the Anthropocene), 2017, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), NA: Participant (PI: Dr. Didier Galop, CNRS, France)
ROECEPAL 2 (retro-observation, evaluation, and impact of environmental changes in the central Pyrenees from lake sediment records 2: Ecotoxicology of high altitude lakes), 2016, Adour Garonne Water Agency & French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), NA: Participant (PI: Dr. Didier Galop, CNRS, France)
History and socio-ecological consequences of alien fish introduction in high mountain lakes in the Pyrenees (Vicdessos and Pau valleys), France, 2016, Pyrénées National Park & French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), NA: Participant (PI: Dr. Didier Galop, CNRS, France)
LIFE LimnoPirineus – Restoration of lentic habitats and aquatic species of Community interest in high mountains of the Pyrenees, 2014, European Union (LIFE programme), LIFE13 NAT/ES/001210: Participant (PI: Dr. Marc Ventura, CSIC, Spain)
Water as habitat and resource: organisms also speak! (2014-2015) / Mountain aquatic ecosystems, bioindicator organisms (2015-2017), 2014, Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation, Youth and Science Programme, NA: Co-leader (Project co-led with Dr. Esperança Gacia (2014-2017), Dr. Cristina Pulido (2014-2016), Dr. Eglantine Chappuis (2015-2016), Dr. Ada Pastor (2015-2017), Dr. Miquel Ribot (2016-2017), Pau Giménez (2016-2017), Dr. Marc Ventura (2016-2017) and Dr. Raul Bardají (2016-2017))
LACUS (The lake district concept in the ecological understanding of high mountains), 2014, Spanish Government, I+D National Plan, CGL2013- 45348-P: Participant (PI: Prof. Jordi Catalan, CSIC, Spain)
Eth Holet (App for Android, HTML5 and iOS), developed for Vielha & Mijaran town council (Spain), 2014, European Union (Interreg B IV Sudoe Territorial Cooperation Programme), NA: Participant (PI: Dr. Lluís Camerero, CSIC, Spain)
Adaptation to different salinity conditions in marine osmoconformers: the lagoon cockle Cerastoderma glaucum as a case study, 2014, University of Gdańsk (Poland) & University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France), NA: Participant (PI: Ludmiła Sromek, University of Gdańsk, Poland & University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France)
Aquatic macroinvertebrates of Garrotxa. Faunistic list and considerations on their use as bioindicators, and on their ecology and distribution, 2012, Olot town council (Spain), NA: Participant (PI: Romero Roig, freelance)
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), collection ‘Macroinvertebrates from Pyrenean lakes’, 2010, International open data infrastructure, funded by governments, NA: Preparator (Administrative Contact: Prof. Jordi Catalan, CSIC, Spain)
Sampling of macroinvertebrates and diatoms, and calculation of IBMWP, QBR and IHF indices in Foix, Anoia and Llobregat catchments, 2009, Catalan Water Agency (ACA) & HQA S.L. (Spain), HQA S.L. project codes: CTN0803250 (2009), CTN1000327 (2010), and CTN1002657 (2011): Participant (Project managers (hired by HQA S.L.): Belén García (freelance, 2009) and Romero Roig (freelance, 2010-2011))
GRACCIE (Multidisciplinary research consortium on GRadual and Abrupt Climate Changes and their Impacts on the Environment), 2009, Spanish Government, CONSOLIDER-INGENIO 2010 programme, CSD2007-00067: Participant (PI: Prof. Joan O. Grimalt)
EURO-LIMPACS (Integrated project to evaluate impacts of global change on european freshwater ecosystems), 2005, European Union, 6th Research Framework Programme, GOCE-CT-2003-505540: Participant (Project Coordinator: Dr. Simon Patrick, University College London, UK; Responsible Scientist at CSIC: Prof. Jordi Catalan, CSIC, Spain)
Multiple tracers for the study of the structure and functioning of freshwater food web: implementation in lakes, 2004, Spanish Government, I+D National Plan, CGL2004-02989: Participant (PI: Prof. Jordi Catalan, CSIC, Spain)
Ecological quality control of Nere and Noguera Ribagorçana headwaters affected by the construction of a new road tunnel in Vielha (Spain), 2003, General Council of Aran (Spain), NA: Participant (PI: Dr. Lluís Camarero, CSIC, Spain)
Hydrological and biogeochemical study of the water network at Sant Nicolau valley (Aigüestortes i E.S. Maurici National Park, Spain): implications on lake ecosystems y application to the determination of ecological flows, 2003, Spanish Government, National Park Network Program, 044/2002: Participant (PI: Dr. Lluís Camarero, CSIC, Spain)
Mountain lake systems as observatories of climate change and its effects on areas of natural interest, 2001, Spanish Government, Natural Resources National Program, CICYT REN2000-0889/GLO: Participant (PI: Dr. Jordi Catalan, University of Barcelona, Spain)
EMERGE (European Mountain lake Ecosystems: Regionalisation, diaGnosis and socio-economic Evaluation), 2000, European Union, Framework Programme 5, EVK1-CT-1999-00032: Participant (PI: Dr. Jordi Catalan, University of Barcelona, Spain)
Characterization and cartography of humid zones in Huelva, Sevilla, Córdoba, Jaén and Granada provinces: integration in the Environmental Information System of Andalucía (Spain), 2000, Junta de Andalucía (Spain), NA: Participant (PI: Prof. Carlos Montes, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain)
Evaluation of ecological impacts and fishery management of Procambarus clarkii in the aquatic ecosystems of Donana National Park and Donana Natural Area (Spain), 1999, Junta de Andalucía (Spain), NA: Participant (PI: Prof. Carlos Montes, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain)
Summer Student Project (participation in various research projects) at Donana Biological Station (EBD), Spain, 1998, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), NA: Participant (EBD Director: Dr. Miguel Angel Ferrer Baena, CSIC, Spain)
Madrid Ornithological Yearbooks 1997 and 1998, 1997, Ornithological group SEO/Monticola (Spain), NA: Participant (Coordination: Ornithological group SEO/Monticola, Spain)
SACRE (Monitoring Common Breeding Birds in Spain), 1996, Spanish Ornithological Society (SEO), NA: Participant (Coordination: Spanish Ornithological Society (SEO))

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