Dr Cristina Santin Nuno
Research Fellow
Geography
Telephone: (01792) 295860
Room: Office - 135
First Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus

Publications

  1. & Carbon sequestration potential and physicochemical properties differ between wildfire charcoals and slow-pyrolysis biochars. Scientific Reports 7(1)
  2. & Pyrogenic organic matter production from wildfires: a missing sink in the global carbon cycle. Global Change Biology 21(4), 1621-1633.
  3. & Towards a global assessment of pyrogenic carbon from vegetation fires. Global Change Biology 22(1), 76-91.
  4. & Global trends in wildfire and its impacts: perceptions versus realities in a changing world. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371(1696), 20150345
  5. & Fire effects on soils: the human dimension. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371(1696), 20150171

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Teaching

  • GEG252M Geographical Fieldwork skills: Mallorca

    The module is concerned with identifying and defining geographical questions within the Mallorca, which serves as an example of a region with a Mediterranean climate, and applying relevant geographical skills, knowledge and techniques to these questions. The general aims are to observe, analyse and achieve an understanding of the varied geographical landscape and inherent features of Mallorca and the Mediterranean. Students taking this module will gain experience in research design, methodologies, data analysis and presentation methods, including seminars, posters and reports. Students taking this field course focus on either the physical or human geography on the region and conduct project work appropriate to their specialism. The module comprises preparatory lectures in Swansea during teaching block 2 and a one week field course, which typically runs in the last week of teaching block 2.

Supervision

  • “Towards a year-round use of fire to generate fuel breaks for wildfire risk reduction: the role of stakeholder perceptions” (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Prof Stefan Doerr
  • Vegetation fires and their impacts on ecosystem services in the UK (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Cynthia Froyd
    Other supervisor: Prof Stefan Doerr