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Agustin del Prado

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Agustin del Prado Choosing from among the host of strategies for mitigation on greenhouse gas emissions is not easy. One needs to consider competing environmental priorities, social and economic factors, and commercial and political interests.

We need to study such strategies using systems-based and multidisciplinary approaches to provide policy with the most balanced choices."



  • Cargo:
    Research Professor
  • Principal línea de investigación:
    Developing system-based modelling approaches to: (i) mitigate GHG emissions from land use and (ii) assess the impact of climate change and land use changes on services from agriculture.
  • Información de contacto:
    Email: agustin.delprado@bc3research.org
    Teléfono: +34 94-401 46 90 ext. 113
  • Research ID (WOK): Agustin del Prado RID
  • Google Scholar: Agustin del Prado Scholar
  • ORCID ID: 0000-0003-3895-4478

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • He is currently participating in the following projects:                                                                                  
    1. ISAGE. 2016-2019. Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe. EU H2020  SFS-01c-2015 - Assessing sustainability of terrestrial livestock production  (WP3 leader)
    2. OPTIBARN. 2014-2017. Optimized animal-specific barn climatization facing temperature rise and increased climate variability. EU ERANET +, EU FACCE JPI   (WP4 leader)
    3.  DEFRA AC0122 2012-2017. Optimising the efficiency of dietary nitrogen use to reduce emissions and waste in dairy systems. DEFRA-UK. (whole-farm and national modelling)
    4. MACSUR 2012-2017. Modelling European Agriculture with Climate Change for Food Security. EU FACCE JPI  (farm modelling)
  • Lead Author (AFOLU) for the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
  • Coordinator and promoter of the Spanish scientific network and association for studying the reduction of GHG in the agro-forestry sector: asociación-RED REMEDIA  (2012-2017).
  • He is an Associate Editor for the international journals Grass and Forage Science (Wiley) and Animal (Cambridge Journals)
  • He is the Spanish representative in the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural GHG (Manure Management Network, livestock group ) and member of  the EU Focus group of EU-EIP AgriReducing emissions from cattle farming ” .
  • He has participated in several projects related to climate change issues in the past, examples include:
    • Structuring Infrastructures for the Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems (ANAEE). (EU, FP7).
    • Controlling Gaseous N Oxide Emissions from Grassland Farming Systems in Europe (COGANOG). (EU, FAIR).
    • Ruminant nutrition regimes to reduce methane and nitrogen emissions (DEFRA AC0209 , UK).
    • Implications of farm-scale methane mitigation measures for long-term national methane emissions (DEFRA CC0270 , UK).
    • Assessing the impact of climate change on diffuse pollution at a range of scales (DEFRA WQ0106 , UK).
    • Climate change impacts on the UK livestock sector (DEFRA AC0307 , UK).
    • LANDGHG-DEVELOPING SYSTEM-BASED MITIGATION STRATEGIES TO REDUCE GHG WITHIN AND BETWEEN MULTIFUNCTIONAL LAND-USE ELEMENTS OF A LANDSCAPE (2010-2012). CICYT (CGL2009-10176). PI
    • ECOAGRIWASTE (as coordinator, Department of Education, Universities and Research of the Basque Country: 2010-2012). PI
    • ENERKROP: Desarrollo y aplicación de modelos agronómicos para la evaluación ambiental y energética de la producción de biocombustibles en la CAPV. (Programa SAIOTEK (Industria, Innovación, Comercio y Turismo; Gobierno Vasco: 2013-2014). PI Download .
    • NEREA-5 : Modelling gaseous N and C emissions using DNDC in order to obtain emission factors under different agricultural practices ( Spanish "Plan Nacional": 2013-2015) AGL2012-37815-C05-04. PI

A selection of SCI publications:


  1. Sanz-Cobena  A., Lassaletta L., Aguilera E. , del Prado A. , Garnier J. , Billen G. ,  Iglesias A.,  Sánchez,B. Guardia, G. Abalos,D.  Plaza-Bonilla, D., I. Puigdueta-Bartolomé, R. Moral, E. Galán, H. Arriaga, P. Merino, J. Infante-Amate, A. Meijide, G. Pardo, J. Álvaro-Fuentes, C. Gilsanz, D. Báez, J. Doltra, S. González-Ubierna, M.L. Cayuela, S. Menéndez, E. Díaz-Pinés, J. Le-Noë, M. Quemada, F. Estellés, S. Calvet, H.J.M. van Grinsven, H. Westhoek, M.J. Sanz, B.S. Gimeno, A. Vallejo, P. Smith, (in press). Strategies for greenhouse gas emissions mitigation in Mediterranean agriculture: A review, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2016.09.038). Download.
  2. Pardo, G., del Prado, A., Martínez-Mena, M., Bustamante, M. A., Martín, J. R., Álvaro-Fuentes, J., & Moral, R. (in press). Orchard and horticulture systems in Spanish Mediterranean coastal areas: Is there a real possibility to contribute to C sequestration?.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2016.09.034 ). Download .
  3. Pardo G, Moral R and del Prado A. 2017. SIMSWASTE-AD - A modelling framework for the environmental assessment of agricultural waste management strategies: Anaerobic digestion. Science of The Total Environment, 574:806–817.  (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.096). Download.
  4. Pardo G. Martin-Garcia I., Arco A., Yañez-Ruiz D., Moral R and del Prado A. 2016. Greenhouse gas mitigation potential of including agro-industrial by-products in the diet of dairy goats in Spain: a life cycle perspective. Animal Production Science. 56(3) 646-654 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AN15620 ). Download.
  5. Del Prado,A., Corré WJ, Gallejones. P., Pardo, G., Pinto M, del Hierro O. and Oenema O. 2016. NUTGRANJA 2.0: a simple mass balance model to explore the effects of different management strategies on nitrogen and greenhouse gases losses and soil phosphorus changes in dairy farms. Mitigation And Adaptation Strategies For Global Change. 21(7), 1145–1164   DOI (10.1007/s11027-014-9598-8 ). Download
  6. Alvaro-Fuentes J.  del Prado,A and Yañez-Ruiz D.  2016. Greenhouse gas mitigation in the agricultural sector in Spain. Mitigation And Adaptation Strategies For Global Change. 21(7), 969–973 DOI (10.1007/s11027-014-9596-x ). Download
  7. Gallejones, P. , Aizpurua A. , Ortuzar-Iragorri,M.A. and del Prado,A. 2016. Development of a new model for the simulation of N2O emissions: a case-study on wheat cropping systems under humid Mediterranean climate. Mitigation And Adaptation Strategies For Global Change. 21(7), 1107–1130 DOI (10.1007/s11027-014-9563-6). Download
  8. Galán, E., Sanchis, E., Estellés, F., Calvet, S. and  del Prado,A . 2016. Heat stress effects in milk yield and milk traits at farm scale. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 7(3), 238–239. DOI (10.1017/S2040470016000261p)   (Extended Abstract). Download
  9. Mas, K., Pardo, G., Galán, E. and del Prado,A . 2016. Assessing dairy farm sustainability using whole-farm modelling and life cycle analysis. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 7(3), 259–260. DOI (10.1017/S2040470016000340)  (Extended Abstract). Download .
  10. Hempel, S., Janke, D., König, M., Menz, C., Englisch, A., Pinto, S., Sibony, V., Halachmi, I., Rong, L., Zong, C., Zhang, G., Sanchis, E., Estelle, F., Calvet, S., Galan, E., del Prado, A., Ammon, C., Amon, B. and Amon, T. 2016. Integrated modelling to assess optimisation potentials for cattle housing climate. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 7(3), 261–262. DOI (10.1017/S2040470016000352)  (Extended Abstract). Download .
  11. Pardo G, Moral R, Aguilera E, del  Prado A. 2015. Gaseous emissions from management of solid waste: A systematic review. Global Change Biology. 21, 1313-1327. (DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12806).Download  
  12. Balbi, S., Del Prado, A., Gallejones, P., Geevan, C.P., Pardo, G., Pérez-Miñana, E., Manrique, R., Hernandez-Santiago, C., Villa, F., 2015. Modeling trade-offs among ecosystem services in agricultural production systems. Environmental Modelling & Software. 72: 314–326 (doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.12.017 ). Download
  13. Yeluripati, J.B, Del Prado, A., Rees R.M., Li, C., Chadwick, D., Tilston, E.L., Topp,C.F.E., Cardenas, L., Sanz-Cobena, A.,  Ingraham  P., Gilhespy, S.L., Anthony, S., Vetter, S.H., Misselbrook, T., Salas, W. and Smith, P. 2015. Global Research Alliance Modelling Platform (GRAMP): An open web platform for modelling greenhouse gas emissions from agro-ecosystems. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 111: 112–120  (doi:10.1016/j.compag.2014.11.016 ). Download   
  14. Gallejones P., Pardo G., Aizpurua A., del Prado A. 2015. Life cycle assessment of first-generation biofuels using a nitrogen crop model. Science of the Total Environment.1, 1191–1201.(doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.10.061 ). Download .
  15. Pardo G , D Yañez-Ruiz, I Martin-Garcia, A Arco, R Moral and del Prado,A . 2015. Modelling the impact on GHG emissions of using underutilized feed resources in dairy goat systems. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 6:1, pp 38–40  (Extended Abstract). 
  16. Sanz-Cobena, A., Lassaletta, L., Estellés, F., Del Prado, A., Guardia, G., Abalos, D., Aguilera, E., Pardo, G., Vallejo, A., Sutton, M.A., Garnier, J., and Billen, G. 2014. Yield-scaled mitigation of ammonia emission from N fertilization: the Spanish case. Environmental research letters. 9, 125005. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/12/125005 Download. 
  17. Gilhespy, S.L., Anthony, S., Cardenas, L., Chadwick, D., del Prado, A., Li, C., Misselbrook, T., Rees, R.M., Salas, W., Sanz-Cobena, A., Smith, P., Tilston, E.L., Topp, C.F.E., Vetter, S., Yeluripati, J.B., 2014. First 20 years of DNDC (DeNitrification DeComposition): Model evolution. Ecological Modelling 292, 51–62. (doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.09.004 ).Download.
  18. Oenema, O., Ju, X., de Klein, C., Alfaro, M., del Prado, A., Lesschen, J. P., Zheng X., Velthof G., Ma L., Gao B., Kroeze C. and Suttom M. 2014. Reducing nitrous oxide emissions from the global food system. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 9, 55-64. DOI (10.1016/j.cosust.2014.08.003). Download
  19. Del Prado A, Mas K, Pardo G., Gallejones. P. 2013. Modelling the interactions between C and N farm balances and GHG emissions from confinement dairy farms in northern Spain. Science of The Total Environment. 465, 156-165. Online: Download
  20. Del Prado A., Crosson P., Olesen J.E. and Rotz A. 2013. Whole-farm models to quantify greenhouse gas emissions and their potential use for linking climate change mitigation and adaptation in temperate grassland ruminant-based farming systems. Animal. 7 (suppl.2), 373-385. Online: Download   
  21. Petersen S.O Blanchard M, Chadwick D, del Prado A, Edouard N, Mosquera-Losada J and Sommer S.G. 2013. Manure management for GHG mitigation. Animal. 7 (suppl.2), 266-282. Online: Download    
  22. Misselbrook T., Del Prado A., Chadwick D. 2013. Opportunities for reducing environmental emissions from forage-based dairy farms. Agriculture and Food Science. 22: 93–107. Online: Download  
  23. Gallejones, P; Castellon, A; del Prado, A; Unamunzaga, O; Aizpurua, A. 2012. Nitrogen and sulphur fertilization effect on leaching losses, nutrient balance and plant quality in a wheat-rapeseed rotation under a humid Mediterranean climate. Nutrient Cycling In Agroecosystems. 93. (3) 337 - 355. Download  
  24. Del Prado A., Misselbrook T, Chadwick D, Hopkins A, Dewhurst R.J., Davison P., Butler A., Schröder J., and Scholefield D. 2011. SIMSDAIRY: A modelling framework to identify sustainable dairy farms in the UK. Framework description and test for organic systems and N fertiliser optimisation. Science of the Total Environment 409 (19): 3993-4009. Online: Download  
  25. Cardenas L.M., Cuttle S.P., Crabtree B., Hopkins A., Shepherd A. Scholefield D. and del Prado A. 2011. Cost effectiveness of nitrate leaching mitigation measures for grassland livestock systems at locations in England and Wales. Science of the Total Environment. 409 (3-4): 1104-1115. Online: Download
  26. Del Prado A., Chadwick D., Cardenas L., Misselbrook T., Scholefield D. and Merino P. 2010. Exploring systems responses to mitigation of GHG in UK dairy farms. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 136 (3-4): 318-332. Online: Download
  27. Del Prado A., Chadwick D. and Scholefield D. 2009. Simulating the effect on GHG emissions after implementing a trajectory towards sustainability of a dairy farm.41st Meeting of the Agricultural Research Modeller’s Group. Royal Society, London (UK). Journal of Agricultural Science. 147: 739. Online: Download  
  28. Del Prado, A. and Scholefield, D. 2008. Use of SIMSDAIRY modelling framework system to compare the scope on the sustainability of a dairy farm of animal and plant genetic-based improvements with management-based changes. Journal of Agricultural Science 146: 1-17. Online: Download
  29. Schils R.L.M., Olesen J.E., del Prado A. and Soussana J.F. 2007. A farm level approach for mitigating GHG emissions from ruminant livestock systems. Livestock Science. 112: 240-251. Online: Download
  30. Hopkins A. and del Prado A. 2007. Implications of climate change for grassland management: impacts, adaptations and mitigation options: a review. Grass and Forage Science 62 (2): 118-126. Online: Download
  31. Mills J.A.N., Dragosits U., del Prado A., Crompton L.A., Newbold J. and Chadwick D. 2007. The implications of farm-scale methane mitigation measures for long-term national methane emissions . 39th Meeting of the Agricultural Research Modeller’s Group. Royal Society, London (UK). Journal of Agricultural Science. 145: 648-649. Online: Download
  32. Del Prado A., Brown L., Schulte R., Ryan M. and Scholefield D. 2006. Principles of development of a mass balance N cycle model for temperate grasslands: an Irish case study. Nutrient cycling in Agroecosystems 74: 115-131.Online: Download
  33. Del Prado A., Merino P., Estavillo J.M., Pinto M. and González-Murua C. 2006. Nitrous and nitric oxide emissions from different N sources and under a range of soil water contents. Nutrient cycling in Agroecosystems 74: 229-243. Online: Download
  34. Del Prado A.,Scholefield D., Chadwick D, Misselbrook T,  Haygarth P, Hopkins A, Dewhurst R.J., Davison P., Lord E, Turner M., Aikman P and Schröder J.2006. A modelling framework to identify new integrated dairy production systems. Grassland Science in Europe 11, 766-768 Online: Download
  35. Del Prado A and Scholefield D. 2006. Use of SIMSDAIRY modelling framework system to specify sustainable UK dairy farms. Aspects of Applied Biology 80: 73-80. 
  36. Brown L., Scholefield D., Jewkes E.C., Lockyer D.R. and del Prado A. 2005. NGAUGE: a decision support system to optimise N fertilisation of British grassland for economic and/or environmental goals. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 109: 20-39. Online: Download
  37. Scholefield D., Jarvis S.C., Brown L., del Prado A., Hopkins A. and Cardenas L. 2005. Feed back and Feed-Forward Interactions between Climate Change and Grassland-Based Agriculture. Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change. Proceeding of the International Symposium on Stabilisation of Greenhouse Gases, Met Office, Exeter, UK, 1-3 February 2005. Online: Download
  38. Theobald M.R., Dragosits U., Place C.J., Smith J.U., Brown L., Scholefield D., del Prado A., Webb J., Whitehead P.G., Angus A., Hodge I.D., Fowler D. and Sutton M.A. 2004. Modelling nitrogen fluxes at the landscape scale. Water Air and Soil Pollution: Focus. 4: 135-142. Online: Download
  39. Pinto M., Merino P., del Prado A., Yamulki S.S., Wrage N., Pietrzak S. and Oenema, O. 2004. Increased emissions of nitric oxide and nitrous oxide following tillage of a perennial pasture. Nutrient cycling in Agroecosystems 70: 13-22. Online: Download
  40. Wrage N., Lauf J., del Prado A., Pinto M., Pietrzak S., Yamulki S., Oenema O. and Gebauerd G. 2004. Distinguishing sources of N2O in European grasslands by stable isotope analysis. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 18 (11): 1201-1207. Online: Download
  41. Del Prado A., Brown, L. and Scholefield, D. 2004. Use of the NGAUGE DSS for analysis of options for compliance with NVZ legislation on UK dairy farms. 36th Meeting of the Agricultural Research Modeller’s Group. Royal Society, London (UK). Journal of Agricultural Science 142: 246-247. Online: Download
  42. Macadam X.M.B., del Prado A., Merino P., Estavillo J.M., Pinto M. and Gonzalez-Murua C. 2003. Dicyandiamide and 3,4-dimethyl pyrazole phosphate decrease N2O emissions from grassland but dicyandiamide produces deleterious effects in clover. Journal of Plant Physiology 160 (12): 1517-1523. Online: Download
              

OTHER RECENT publications (SELECTION):

               Policy-oriented documents

  1. Del Prado A. and Sanz MJ. 2016. Implicaciones del Acuerdo de París en los sectores relacionados con los usos de la tierra, cambios de uso de la tierra y la silvicultura. Ambienta: La revista del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente 114, 84-95. Download
  2. Sanz-Cobena, A., Lassaletta, L., Estellés, F., Del Prado, A., Guardia, G., Abalos, D., Aguilera, E., Pardo, G., Vallejo, A., Sutton, M.A., Garnier, J., and Billen, G. 2015. Agricultural ammonia emissions could be reduced without affecting crop yield. Science for Environment Policy. Issue 414. (21-5-2015). Download
  3. Del Prado A. Gallejones P and Pardo G. 2015. Under what conditions is the bioethanol and biodiesel produced entirely in the Basque Country sustainable? BC3 Policy Briefings. Download (EN) Download (ES) VIDEO
  4. Pérez-Miñana E, del Prado A., Gallejones P., Pardo G., BAlbi S. and Villa F. 2015. Modelling ecosystem services trade-offs in agricultural systems BC3 Policy Briefings. Download (EN) Download (ES) VIDEO
  5. UNEP 2013. Drawing down N2O to protect Climate and the Ozone layer. A UNEP synthesis report. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi, Kenya Download
  6. Lassaletta L. and del Prado A.  2013 Effects of international trade of food and feed and human diet shifts on food security and environmental safety: integrating scales. BC3 Policy Briefings. (EN) Download (ES)
  7. Cardenas L.M., Cuttle S.P.,Crabtree B., Hopkins A., Shepherd A. Scholefield D. and del Prado A. 2011. Land management changes required to tackle nitrate pollution. Science for Environment Policy. Issue 236. (8-4-2011). Online:Download
                 Book chapters
  1. Mark Theobald, Dolores Baez, Francisco Gómez Moreno, Pilar Merino, Miriam Pinto, Agustin del Prado, Laura Sánchez Martín, Alberto Sanz Cobena, Antonio Vallejo, Raúl Ochoa Hueso, Esteban Manrique Reol. Chapter 8.13: National contributions to the assessment of nitrogen – Spain. In: Albert Bleeker and Jan Willem Erisman (Eds.) (2011) Final Report COST Action 729: Assessing and Managing Nitrogen Fluxes in the Atmosphere-Biosphere System in Europe.
  2.  Scholefield D. and del Prado A. 2009. Biodiversity and systems Research: SIMSDAIRY: a novel modelling framework to specify routes towards sustainability of UK dairy farms. In: Wilkins, R.J., Jarvis, S.C. and Blackwell, M.S.A. (Eds.). The Hurley and North Wyke Story: 60 Years of Grassland Research, 1949-2009. North Wyke Research, Okehampton, Devon. p 78. ISBN 9780956450104.
  3. Merino P, González-Murua C, Del Prado A, Menéndez S, Pinto M, Estavillo JM. 2008. Grassland contribution to climate change in the Basque Country. Opportunities to mitigation. Grasslands: Ecology, Management and Restoration (Book). Chapter 9. ISBN 978-1-60692-024-42006.
  4. Del Prado A., Scholefield D. and Brown L. 2006. A model to simulate the effects of different dietary strategies on the sustainability of a dairy farm system. In: Kebreab et al. (eds), Nutrient Digestion and Utilization in Farm Animals: Modelling Approaches. CAB International.
  5. Brown, L., Scholefield, D., Jewkes, E.C., del Prado, A., Lockyer, D.R., 2004. NGAUGE: A decision support system to optimise N fertitisation of UK grassland for economic and/or environmental goals. Controlling Nitrogen Flows and Losses, 565-566.
  6. del Hierro, O., Pinto, M., Artetxe, A., del Prado, A., 2004. Nitrogen concentrations in an intensively farmed livestock catchment. Controlling Nitrogen Flows and Losses, 420-422.
  7. del Prado, A., Brown, L., Scholefield, D., 2004. NGAUGE DSS as a tool to assist UK dairy farmers to comply with EU nitrate legislation. Controlling Nitrogen Flows and Losses, 423-424.
  8.  Merino, P., del Prado, A., Menendez, S., Careaga, L., Pinto, M., Estavillo, J.M., Gonzalez-Murua, C., 2004. Reducing losses of nitrous oxide from cattle slurry and mineral fertiliser applied to grassland by the use of DMPP. Controlling Nitrogen Flows and Losses, 340-341.
  9.  Pinto, M., del Prado, A., Castellón, A., Merino P. 2001. Dinámica del N en el suelo en relación con los residuos orgánicos y el cálculo de la dosis a aplicar. 105-122. En: “Aplicación agrícola de residuos orgánicos”. Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2001.
                   Technical reports
  1. K-EGOKITZEN. 2011. Cambio Climático: impacto y adaptación. Ecosistemas terrestres: ecosistemas agrarios N2.
  2. Ruminant Nutrition Regimes to Reduce Methane & Nitrogen Emissions. Final Report DEFRA AC209. 2011.
  3. Development of an integrated management framework and approaches for livestock farming systems. Final Report DEFRA IF0124.
  4. Moran D., Topp K., Wall E., Wreford A., Chadwick D., Hall C., Hutchins M., Mitchell M., del Prado A., Tolkamp B. and Wu L. 2009. Climate Change impacts on the livestock sector. Final Report DEFRA AC0307.2009.
  5. Del Prado A., Scholefield D. and Chadwick D. 2009. New integrated dairy production systems: specification, practical feasibility and ways of implementation. Final Report DEFRA IS0214. Online:
  6. Chadwick D., Marshall A., del Prado A., Scholefield D., Weller R., Hyslop J., Bell J. and Morgan C. 2007. Forage Brassica for Out-Wintering Stock (IGER/SAC). Final Report DEFRA WT0740 CSF.
  7. Del Prado A., Scholefield D. and Brown L. NCYCLE_IRL. 2007.A model to predict N fluxes in Irish grasslands. Technical Report. Environmental Protection Agency. An Ghniomhaireacht um Chaomhnu Comhshaoil PO Box 3000, Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
  8. Chadwick D. R., del Prado A., Scholefield D., Mills J., Compton L.  and Dragosits U. The implications of farm-scale methane mitigation measures for long-term national methane emissions. Informe final DEFRA CC0270.
  9.  Del Prado A., Corre W.J., Oenema O. and Pinto M. 2000. NUTGRANJA 1.0. Description and parameterization of a farm-scale simulation model. Appendices to the Third Progress Report, i.e. reports and manuscripts of all partners. FAIR 3 CT96-1920.
                Congresses
  1. Del Prado A., Estellés F., Hempel S., Zhang G., Halachmi I., Menz C. and Amon B. 2015. Modelling the potential environmental and economic farm-level outputs of adapting dairy farms to temperature rise and increased climate variability. Integrated Climate Risk Assessment in Agriculture & Food. FACCE MACSUR Conference 2015, 8-9 Abril 2015, University of Reading (UK).
  2. Hempel S., Wiedemann L., Ammon C, Fiedler M., Saha C, Janke D., Loebsin C., Fischer J., Amon B., Hoffmann G., Menz C., Zhang G., Halachmi I., Del Prado A., Estellés F., Berg W., Brunsch R and Amon T. 2015. Determine the through-flow characteristics of naturally ventilated dairy barns to optimize barn climate. 12th International Conference Construction, Technology and Environment in Farm Animal Husbandry. 8-10 Septiembre 2015, Technical University of Munich Maximus-von-Imhof, Freising (Germany). 
  3. Pardo G , Yañez-Ruiz D, Martin-Garcia I, Arco A, Ferrer P, Moral R, Del Prado A. 2015. Modelling the environmental impact of using underutilized feed resources in dairy goat systems in Spain through life cycle assessment.oral. IV Workshop Red REMEDIA sobre mitigación de emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero provenientes del sector agroforestal. http://www.redremediaworkshop.org/libro_abstracts_remedia_IVworkshop.pdf
  4. Hempel S., Amon B., Hoffmann G., Berg W., Menz C., Zhang G., Halachmi I., Del Prado A., Estellés F., Brunsch R., and Amon T. 2015. OptiBarn-Optimised animal specific barn climatisation facing temperature rise and increased climate variability. Advances in emission prevention.  RAMIRAN2015-16th International Conference Rural-Urban Symbiosis. 8-10 Septiembre 2015, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), (Germany).  
  5. G Pardo, D Yañez-Ruiz, I Martin-Garcia, A Arco, R Moral and A del Prado. 2014. Modelling the impact on GHG emissions of using underutilized feed resources in dairy goat systems in Spain. International Livestock Modelling and Research Colloquium. Bilbao, Oct 2014
  6. G Pardo, R Moral, E Aguilera, A del Prado. 2014. Meta-análisis sobre las emisiones asociadas a diferentes estrategias de manejo de residuos orgánicos. IV Jornadas de la Red Española de Compostaje. Murcia Nov 2014
  7. Del Prado A., van den Pol-van Dasselaar, Chadwick D., Misselbrook T, Sandars D, Audsley E, Mosquera-Losada MR. 2014. Synergies between mitigation and adaptation to Climate Change in grassland-based farming systems Key-note speech in 25th European Grassland Federation EGF, Aberystwyth, UK.(key-nore speech)
  8. Del Prado A, Mosquera-Losada RM and Bardaji I: 2014. Oportunidades y retos de los pastos frente a la nueva PAC en un contexto de cambio climático. Key-note speech in 53 Reunión científica de la SEEP . Potes, Cantabria, Spain. Paper download . Presentation download
  9. Del Prado A., Alvaro-Fuentes J., Arriaga H., Báez D., Bernal M.P., Cantero C., Estellés F., Merino P., Moral R., Pardo G., Salcedo G., Salva C.,  Sanz-Cobeña A. 2013. GHG emissions associated with manure management from livestock systems in a Mediterranean country. A case study: Spain. 15th RAMIRAN International Conference. 3-5 June. Versailles (France). Download
  10. Del Prado A., Crosson P., Olesen J.E. and Rotz A. 2013. Whole-farm models to quantify greenhouse gas emissions and their potential use for linking climate change mitigation and adaptation in temperate grassland ruminant-based farming systems. Key-note speech in Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture 2013 (GGAA 2103) Conference, Dublin 2013. http://www.ggaa2013.ie  Presentation download
  11. Petersen S.O Blanchard M, Chadwick D, del Prado A, Edouard N, Mosquera-Losada J and Sommer S.G. 2013. Manure management for GHG mitigation.Key-note speech (co-author) in Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture 2013 (GGAA 2103) Conference, Dublin 2013 . http://www.ggaa2013.ie Presentation download
  12. Del Prado A. Potential options for mitigation of climate change from agriculture. 2013. BC3 Summer School 2013 Addressing climate change challenges from a multidisciplinary perspective (Palacio de Miramar, Donosti, 2013). Presentation download
  13. Pardo, G., Moral R., del Prado, A. 2013. Modelling management options of organic waste for the evaluation of synergies and trade-offs between climate change mitigation and ecosystem services. 15th RAMIRAN International Conference. 3-5 June. Versailles (France).  Download
  14. Del Prado Agustin, Alvaro-Fuentes Jorge, Arriaga Haritz, Báez Dolores, Bernal Maria Pilar, Cantero Carlos, Estellés Fernando, Merino Pilar, Moral Raúl, Pardo Guillermo, Salcedo Gregorio, Calvet Salvador, Sanz-Cobeña Alberto. 2013. GHG emissions associated with manure management from livestock systems in a Mediterranean country. A case study: Spain. . INRA - Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvellines, Versailles.
  15. Pardo, G., del Prado, A.,Moral, R., Agulló, E., , Paredes, C., Bustamante, M.A., Perez-Murcia M.D., Perez-Espinosa, A., Garcia-Martinez, S., Ruiz, J.J. 2013. Compost from winery wastes as perlite substitutes in growing media for tomato intensive production. Implications in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. Campus de Aula Dei - Zaragoza.
  16. Pardo, G.,Moral, R., del Prado, A. 2013. Evaluación comparativa de las emisiones asociadas a alternativas para el tratamiento y valorización de residuos agrícolas mediante análisis de ciclo de vida. Campus de Aula Dei - Zaragoza.
  17. Misselbrook T., Del Prado A., Chadwick D. 2012. Opportunities for reducing environmental emissions from forage-based dairy farms. Proceedings of the XVI International Silage Conference. Hameenlinna, Finland, 2-4 July 2012.  Keynote speaker: Misselbrook T.
  18. Gallejones P., Aizpurua A. and Del Prado, A. 2012. Modelling the effect of N management on N losses, net energy balance and plant quality in a wheat-rapeseed rotation. 17th N Workshop, Dublin (Ireland). 337-338. 
  19. Del Prado, A. Misselbrook T. Chadwick, D.R. Newbold C. J. 2011. Nitrogen co-benefits and trade-offs of novel CH4 mitigation measures applied on livestock systems. Nitrogen and Global Change: Key Findings – Future Challenges.  Oral presentation: del Prado A
  20. Del Prado, A., A. Shepherd, L. Wu, C. Topp, D. Moran, B. Tolkamp, Gallejones P. and Chadwick D.  Modelling the effect of climate change only on environmental pollution losses from UK dairy systems. Nitrogen and Global Change: Key Findings – Future Challenges. Oral presentation: del Prado A.
  21.  Del Prado, A. 2011. System-based mitigation strategies to reduce GHG within and between multifunctional land-use elements of a landscape. The James Hutton Institute (8th April, 2011).
  22. Del Prado A., Martin-Ortega J., Misselbrook T, Chadwick D., Pardo G, del Hierro O., Moral R. 2010.  Desarrollo De Una Herramienta de simulación sistémica para evaluar el uso más eficiente de los residuos provenientes de la ganadería. II Jornadas de la Red Española de Compostaje “Compostaje De Residuos Orgánicos Y Seguridad Medioambiental”. Burgos-Palencia 1-3 Junio 2010. Oral presentation: del Prado A.
  23. Del Prado A. 2010. The effect of intensive livestock production on air, soil and water. Workshop: Soil property dynamics under different land uses and management (Dinámica de las propiedades del suelo bajo diferentes usos y manejos), INIA-Uruguay (Uruguay). Keynote speaker: del Prado A.
  24. Pilgrim E, Macleod C.J.A., Beaumont D.,. Blackwell M.S.A, Bol R, Del Prado A., Griffith B, Orr R., Shepherd A., Wu L., and Firbank L G. 2010. Learning how to model ecosystem trade-offs at the farm scale. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs). 2010 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software. Modelling for Environment’s Sake, Fifth Biennial Meeting, Ottawa, Canada. David A. Swayne, Wanhong Yang, A. A. Voinov,  A. Rizzoli, T. Filatova  (Eds.) http://www.iemss.org/iemss2010/index.php?n=Main.Proceedings
  25. Del Prado A., Chadwick D. and Scholefield D. Simulating the effect on GHG emissions after implementing a trajectory towards sustainability of a dairy farm.41th Meeting of the Agricultural Research Modeller’s Group. Royal Society, Londres (Reino Unido). Oral presentation: del Prado A.
  26. Shepherd A., Wang J Cardenas L, and del Prado A. 2009. Investigating the simulation of nitrous oxide against field data at North Wyke. 16th N Workshop, Turín (Italia). 211-212.
  27. Del Prado A. Systems Modelling For Sustainable Farming. Seminario CSIC. Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Granada. Keynote speaker: del Prado A.
  28.  Dragosits U., Chadwick D.R., del Prado A., Scholefield D., Mills J.A.N., Crompton L.A. and Newbold C.J. 2008. Implications of farm-scale methane mitigation measures for UK methane emission. Proceedings of the SAC and SEPA Biennial Conference, Edinburgh, 26-27 March 2008. ISBN 1 85482 867 3.  p.168-174.
  29.  Del Prado A., Cárdenas L.M., Hawkins J.M.B., Brown L., Cuttle S., Jewkes E. and Scholefield D. Blueprints for sustainable nutrient use in dairy grassland-based production. 15th N Workshop, Lleida (Spain).
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