Alicia López

Alicia López holds a PhD in Forestry Engineering and is an associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Engineering and Management at the ETSI Montes, Forestal y del Medio Natural (UPM). Her preferred field of work is the research on the ecological-aesthetic relationship in the landscape, environmental assessment and land management, and applied Geographic Information Systems.

She has made stays at ENGREF and INRA (France) and at the Department of Landscape Architecture of the Estonian University of Life Science (European Program DORA-Archimedes). She has participated in research projects related to the treatment of landscape and territory, such as the Catalogue of singular and outstanding landscapes of the Autonomous Community of La Rioja (D. G. of Territorial Policy of La Rioja – UPM), the project Valuation of the Rural Heritage of Public Works (National Rural Network – Miguel Aguiló Foundation), the project Urban Green Sound (MAPFRE Foundation) or, more recently, Landscape and Orchard of Madrid (National Rural Network – IMIDRA).

In the technical-professional area, he has carried out numerous works related to environmental assessment, landscape studies of urban trees, a field in which he has specialized training developed at national and international level.

Her scientific production and dissemination activity ranges from articles in academic journals such as Landscape Research or Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, co-curated exhibitions such as Viveristas: Turc family (Science Week 2019), or the development of the virtual tour of the Arboretum of Montes and the web dissemination of science Geoexploradores en el Arboreto de Montes, Descubre la Ciencia Forestal (funded by FECYT).