Gemma Piqué

Gemma is a PhD student at the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA) and at the University of Lleida (UdL). She has an undergraduate degree on Geography from the University of Barcelona and a master’s degree on Soil and Water Management from the University of Lleida. Her master’s dissertation was related to the role of in-channel sediment storage on the whole sediment budget and dynamics at the outlet of the Isábena basin.

Her PhD is focussed on water and sediment fluxes in the River Muga (Eastern Pyrenees), with the objective of constructing water and sediment budgets of the drainage basin, analysing the effects of the Darnius-Boadella Reservoir. Her research extends to the influence of biofilm on river bed stability through laboratory experiments at the Experimental Streams Facility of the ICRA, simulating hydraulic conditions downstream from reservoirs. This thesis is supervised by Dr. Ramon J. Batalla (UdL) and Dr. Sergi Sabater (ICRA).


Tel.: UdL: +34 973702301 // ICRA: +34 972183380

Address: UdL: Department of Environmental and Soils Sciences, University of Lleida, E-25198 Lleida, Catalonia, Spain // ICRA: Scientific and Technological Park of the University of Girona, H2O Building - C/Emili Grahit, 101 – 17003 Girona, Catalonia, Spain.