Dec 2013 - present: Land Surface Modeller at CEH, Wallingford
2011-2013: Postdoctoral researcher, The French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA, France). Topic: Mapping evapotranspiration from EO data
2011: PhD, University of Cartagena (Spain). Topic: Modelling and measurement of open-water evaporation
2007: Master in Water Resources Management and Planning, University of Cartagena (Spain)
2006: Degree in Agricultural Engineering, University of Cartagena (Spain).
Gallego-Elvira, B., C.M. Taylor, P. P. Harris, D. Ghent, K. L. Veal, and S. S. Folwell 2016, Global observational diagnosis of soil moisture control on the land surface energy balance, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068178.
Mira M, Olioso A, Gallego-Elvira B, Courault D, Garrigues S, Marloie O, Hagolle O, Guillevic P. 2016. Uncertainty assessment of surface net radiation derived from Landsat images. Remote Sensing of Environment. 175:251-270.
Mira M, Weiss M, Baret F, Courault D, Hagolle O, Gallego-Elvira B, Olioso A. 2015. The MODIS (collection V006) BRDF/albedo product MCD43D: temporal course evaluated over agricultural fields. Remote Sensing of Environment. 170:216–228.
Pittaway P, Martínez-Alvarez V, Hancock N, Gallego-Elvira B. 2015. Impact of artificial monolayer application on stored water quality at the air-water interface.Water Sci Technol. 72:1250-6.
Gallego-Elvira B, Martinez-Alvarez V, Pittaway P, Brink G, Martin-Gorriz B. 2013. Impact of Micrometeorological Conditions on the Efficiency of Artificial Monolayers in Reducing Evaporation. Water resources management 27:2251-2266.
Vidal-Lopez P, Martinez-Alvarez V, Gallego-Elvira B, Martin-Gorriz B. 2012. Determination of synthetic wind functions for estimating open water evaporation with Computational Fluid Dynamics. Hydrological Processes 26:3945-3952.
Gallego-Elvira B, Baille A, Martin-Gorriz B, Maestre-Valero JF, Martinez-Alvarez V. 2012. Evaluation of evaporation estimation methods for a covered reservoir in a semi-arid climate (south-eastern Spain). Journal of Hydrology 458:59-67.
Maestre-Valero JF, Martinez-Alvarez V, Baille A, Martin-Gorriz B, Gallego-Elvira B. 2011. Comparative analysis of two polyethylene foil materials for dew harvesting in a semi-arid climate. Journal of Hydrology 410: 84-91.
Maestre-Valero JF, Martinez-Alvarez V, Gallego-Elvira B, Pittaway P. 2011. Effects of a suspended shade cloth cover on water quality of an agricultural reservoir for irrigation. Agricultural Water Management 100:70-75.
Martínez-Alvarez V, Gallego-Elvira B, Maestre-Valero JF, Tanguy M. 2011. Simultaneous solution for water, heat and salt balances in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon (Mar Menor, Spain). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 91: 250-261.
Gallego-Elvira B, Baille A, Martin-Gorriz B, Maestre-Valero J F, Martínez-Alvarez V. 2011. Energy balance and evaporation loss of an irrigation reservoir equipped with a suspended cover in a semiarid climate (south eastern Spain). Hydrological Processes 25: 694-1703.
Martínez-Alvarez V, Maestre-Valero J F, Martin-Gorriz B, Gallego-Elvira B. 2010. Experimental assessment of shade-cloth covers on agricultural reservoirs for irrigation in south-eastern Spain. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 122-133.
Gallego-Elvira B, Baille A, Martin-Gorriz B, Martínez-Alvarez V, 2010. Energy balance and evaporation loss of an agricultural reservoir in a semi-arid climate (south-eastern Spain). Hydrological Processes 24: 758-766.
Martínez-Alvarez V, González-Real MM, Baille A, Maestre-Valero JF, Gallego-Elvira B. 2008. Regional assessment of evaporation from agricultural irrigation reservoirs in a semiarid climate. Agricultural Water Management 95:1056-1066.