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Julio Arroyo

Research Scientist

School Of Biology & Environment Science

Tel: +353 1 7162260
Email: julio.arroyo@ucd.ie

Biography

1990-1995: Received Science (Biology) Degree (BSc) from UPV-EHU, Spain.
1998: Post-graduate final project, UPV-EHU, Spain.
2002: Post grad Master in Environmental Science (450 h), UCA, Spain.
1998-2003: Received PhD in Sciences by from UBU Spain. Mark: Excellent cum laudem. Title: "Ecological and faunistic study of the oribatid mites from agrosystems and naturals soil in Burgos province". Funded with a Pre doctoral UBU grant.
Mid 2005 - mid 2007: Post Doc Fellow in UCD, Ireland funded by a post doc grant from Spanish Science Ministery research in a project together with SBES.
Mid 2007 - present: Post Doc Fellow in UCD, Ireland employed by UCD (Funds: Heritage Council, COFORD)

Professional

 

Associations

Association: ESAI (Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland), Function/Role: numerary member
Association: Iberian Group of Arachnology, Function/Role: numerary member
Association: Asociacion española de Entomologia, Function/Role: numerary member
     

Conference Contributions

Arroyo J. and Bolger T.; (2008) Oribatids in canopies of a young stand of Picea sitchensis. [Oral Presentation], Environ 2008, Dundalk , 01-FEB-08 - 03-FEB-08.
Arroyo J. and Bolger T.; (2007) Mites in arboreal habitats. [Oral Presentation], Environ 2007, Carlow , 26-JAN-07 - 28-JAN-07.
Arroyo J. and Bolger T.; (2006) Mites in Irish Sitka spruce. [Invited Oral Presentation], ICA 2006, Amsterdam , 21-AUG-06 - 26-AUG-06.
Arroyo J. and Bolger T.; (2006) Mites inhabiting forests stands. [Oral Presentation], Environ 2006, Dublin , 05-JAN-06 - 07-JAN-06.
Arroyo et al.; (2005) Fauna subfosil de oribatidos en yacimientos cuaternarios. [Poster Presentation], XXIII jornadas de la Asociacion española de Entomologia, Logroño , 11-JUL-05 - 13-JUL-05.
Arroyo J., Rad C., Iturrondobeitia J.C., Perez Alonso D. and Gonzalez S.; (2005) Influencia de la utilizacion agronomica del suelo sobre las redes troficas edaficas. [Poster Presentation], II simposio nacional: Control de la degradacion de suelos, Madrid , 06-JUL-05 - 08-JUL-05.
Arroyo et al.; (2003) Enzymatic activities and oribatid mite diversity indices in relation with soil chemical parameters. [Poster Presentation], Enzymes in the environment, Prague , 14-JUL-03 - 17-JUL-03.
Arroyo J., Iturrondobeitia J.C. and Gonzalez S.; (2003) Acaros oribatidos de Burgos: analisis espacial y del uso del suelo. [Oral Presentation], XX jornadas de la Asociacion española de Entomologia, Vigo , 14-JUL-03 - 16-JUL-03.
Arroyo et al.; (2002) Meso y microartropodos en relacion con parametros quimicos en cultivos de cebada. [Poster Presentation], X Congreso Iberico de Entomologia, Zamora , 16-SEP-02 - 20-SEP-02.
     

Languages

Spanish:
Irish:
English:
 

Outreach Activities

Professional evaluator of Environmental Impact awarded by Junta Castilla y Leon, Environment Council
 

Other Activities

"Evaluation of the composition and diversity of mite communities in canopies of native tree species in Killarney National Park".

Final report to Heritage Council on the project 15669 Wildlife grant, November 2007.

  Authors: Julio Arroyo with Joan Kenny, John Kirwan, Brian O’Connor and Thomas Bolger   

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Iturrondobeitia JC, Caballero AI & Arroyo J.; (2005) 'Avances en la utilización de los ácaros oribátidos como indicadores de las condiciones edáficas' In: Biodiversidad y aracnidos: los invertebrados y la estrategia ambiental vasca de desarrollo sostenible. San Sebastian: Munibe, Sociedad Aranzadi. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Arroyo, J. and Bolger, T.; (2008) 'Serratoppia serrata and Eupelops major (Arachnida: Acari: Oribatida), two new records for Ireland with some comments on their biogeography'. Revista Iberica de Aracnologia, 16 :119-122. [Details]
Arroyo, J., Moraza, M.L. and Bolger, T.; (2008) 'First records of Leptogamasus (Leptogamasus) obesus (Holzmann, 1969) and Leptogamasus (Valigamasus) pannonicus (Willmann, 1951) (Acari: Gamasida: Parasitidae) in Ireland'. Bulletin of the Irish Biogeographical Society, 32 :212-215. [Details]
Arroyo, J. & Bolger, T.; (2007) 'Oribatid (Acari, Oribatida) and gamasid (Acari: Gamasida) mite communities in an Irish Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) with three first records for Ireland'. Irish Naturalists' Journal, 28 (11):452-458. [Details]
Arroyo, J., de la Riva-Caballero, A., Iturrondobeitia, J.C., Bermúdez de Castro, J.M. and Carbonell, E.; (2007) 'Primera aproximacion a la Paleontomologia de los yacimientos de la Sierra de Atapuerca (Burgos, España): la fauna subfósil de oribatidos (Acari, Oribatida)'. Graellsia, 63 (1):27-34. [Details]
Arroyo, J, Iturrondobeitia, JC, ; (2006) 'Differences in the diversity of oribatid mite communities in forests and agrosystems lands'. European Journal of Soil Biology, 42 (4):259-269. [Details]
Arroyo, J. and Iturrondobeitia, J.C.; (2006) 'Abnormalities in some species of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Burgos (NM Spain)'. Revista Iberica de Aracnologia, 14 :173-175. [Details]
Arroyo, J.C. and Iturrondobeitia, J.C.; (2006) 'Differences in the diversity of oribatid mite communities in forests and agrosystems lands'. European Journal of Soil Biology, 42 :259-269. [Details]
Arroyo et al.; (2005) 'Oribatid mite (Acari) community structure in steppic habitats of Burgos Province, central northern Spain'. Journal of Natural History, 39 (39):3453-3470. [Details]
Arroyo J, Iturrndobeitia JC; (2004) 'Variacion temporal y espacial de las comunidades oribatologicas (Acari, Oribatida) de Burgos, España'. Revists Iberica de Aracnologia, 9 :307-317. [Details]
Arroyo J. and Iturrondobeitia J.C.; (2003) 'Listado sistemático de los oribátidos (Arachnida, Acari, Oribatida) de diferentes medios edáficos de la provincia de Burgos (España)'. Revists Iberica de Aracnologia, 8 :103-110. [Details]
Arroyo, J. et al,; (2003) 'Una aproximacion al uso de taxones de artrópodos como bioindicadores de condiciones edáficas en agroecosistemas'. Boletin de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa, 32 :73-79. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Arroyo, P., Neville, P. and Bolger, T.; (2006) Mites occurring in the canopy of Sitka Spruce growing in Ireland XII International Congress of Acarology (Peer review proceedings, in press) [Details]
Rad C., Perez Alonso D., Arroyo J. and Gonzalez S.; (2006) Variation of Biochemical properties with the use of soil in steppic areas of Northern Castile (Spain) Soil and Water Conservation under Changing Land Use [Details]
Arroyo J, Iturrondobeitia JC, Gonzalez S & Rad JC; (2002) Influence of the organic amendments on the diversity and the abundance of micro and mesoarhtropods communities in a barley field soil Sustainable use and management of soils in arid and semiarid regions [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests


Biology, Ecology and Taxonomy of Arachnida and focusing mainly in Mites.
Bioindication by Arthropoda taxa
Use of genetic tools for Arachnida phylogeny.