foto Julia MartinezJulia Martínez Fernandez. Doctor in Biology, she is executive director of the New Water Culture Foundation, where she coordinates the scientific-technical activity of the entity. She has participated in around 30 national and international research projects, with strong emphasis on inter and transdisciplinary approaches, focusing on modelling socio-ecological systems and their water dynamics, particularly in arid systems, the development of water sustainability indicators, the environmental and socio-economic interactions of water management, the effects of climate change on Mediterranean biodiversity and the ecology of water-related systems, particularly wetlands and coastal lagoons and their watersheds. She is author or co-author of around 150 scientific publications on these issues. She was one of the 100 European water experts signing in 2009 the European Declaration for a New Water Culture. She teaches at the Master in Sustainable Water Management of the University of Zaragoza and the New Water Culture Foundation. He is member of the European project Newave. More details on her research at: