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Tomás Jover, Roberto
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Alicante, P.O. Box 99. E-03080 Alicante, Spain

I’m a Civil and Geological engineer. Currently, I’m associate professor in the Civil Engineering Department and member of the Institute of Water and Environmental Sciences from the University of Alicante (Spain). I have worked on many research projects mainly focused on subsidence modelling and monitoring using Differential SAR Interferometry (DInSAR) remote sensing techniques, characterization of the effects induced by land subsidence on buildings and other infrastructures, and geotechnical characterization of soils. I’m chair of the Spanish Working Group on land subsidence (SubTer).

  • Ezquerro, P., Herrera, G., Marchamalo, M., Tomas, R., Bejar, M., Martínez, R. (2014). A quasi-elastic aquifer deformational behavior: Madrid aquifer case study. Journal of Hydrology 519, 1192–1204.
  • Sanabria, M.P.,Guardiola-Albert, C. Tomás, R., Herrera, G., Prieto, A., Sánchez, H., Tessitore, S. (2014). Subsidence activity maps derived from DInSAR data: Orihuela case study. Natural Hazards and Earth Science Systems, 14, 1341-1360. 
  • Tomás, R., Romero, R., Mulas, J., Marturià, J.J., Mallorquí, J.J., Lopez-Sanchez, J.M., Herrera, G., Gutiérrez, F., González, P.J., Fernández, J., Duque S., Concha-Dimas, A., Cocksley, G., Castañeda, C., Carrasco, D., Blanco, P. (2014). Radar interferometry techniques for the study of ground subsidence phenomena: a review of practical issues through cases in Spain. Environmental Earth Sciences 71 163-181.
  • Tomás, R., Cano, M., García-Barba, J., Vicente, F., Herrera, G., Lopez-Sanchez, J.M., Mallorquí, J.J. (2013). Monitoring an earthfill dam using Differential SAR Interferometry: La Pedrera dam, Alicante, Spain. Engineering Geology. 157, 21-32.
  • Bru, G., Herrera, G., Tomás, R., Duro, J., De la Vega, R., Mulas, J.(2013) Control of deformation of buildings affected by subsidence using persistent scatterer interferometry. Structure and infrastructure engineering 9, 188 - 200.
  • Tomás, R.,  García-Barba, J., Cano, M., Sanabria, M.P., Ivorra, S., Duro, J., Herrera, G. (2012). Subsidence damage assessment of a gothic church using Differential Interferometry and field data. Structural Health Monitoring 11, 751-762.
  • Tomás, R., Herrera, G., Mulas, J., Cooksley, G. Persistent Scatterer Interferometry subsidence data exploitation using spatial tools: the Vega Media of the Segura River Basin case study.
  • Herrera,  G., R  Tomás, D. Monells, G. Centolanza, J. J. Mallorqui, F. Vicente, V. D. Navarro, J. M Lopez-Sanchez, M. Cano, J. Mulas, M. Sanabria. Analysis of subsidence using TerraSAR-X data: Murcia case study. Engineering Geology, 116, 284-295, 2010.
  • Tomás, R., G. Herrera, J. Delgado, J.M. Lopez-Sanchez, J.J. Mallorquí, J. Mulas. A ground subsidence study based on DInSAR data: calibration of soil parameters and subsidence prediction in Murcia City (Spain). Engineering Geology, 111 19-30, 2010.
  • Tomás, R., G. Herrera, J.M. Lopez-Sanchez, F. Vicente, A. Cuenca, J.J. Mallorquí. Study of the land subsidence in the Orihuela city (SE Spain) using PSI data: distribution, evolution and correlation with conditioning and triggering factors. Engineering Geology, 115, 105-121, 2010.
  • Ivorra, S., F.J. Pallarés, J.M. Adams, R. Tomás. An evaluation of the incidence of soil subsidence on the dynamic behaviour of a Gothic bell tower. Engineering Structures. 32, 8, 2318-2325, 2010.
  • Herrera, G., R. Tomás, J.M Lopez-Sanchez, J. Delgado, F. Vicente, J. Mulas, G. Cooksley, M. Sánchez, J. Duro,  A. Arnaud, P. Blanco, S. Duque, J.J. Mallorquí, R. Vega-Panizo, O. Monserrat. Validation and comparison of Advanced Differential Interferometry Techniques: Murcia metropolitan area case study. Isprs Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 64, 5, 501-512, 2009.
  • Herrera, G., J.A. Fernández, R. Tomás, G. Cooksley, J. Mulas. Advanced interpretation of subsidence in Murcia (SE Spain) using A-DInSAR data - modelling and validation,Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 9, 3, 647-661, 2009.
  • Tomás, R., Domenech, C., Mira, A., Cuenca, A., Delgado, J. Preconsolidation stress in the Vega Baja and Media areas of the River Segura (SE Spain): Causes and relationship with piezometric level changes. Engineering Geology, 91, 135-151, 2007.
  • Tomás, R.; Márquez, Y.; Lopez-Sanchez, J.M.; Delgado, J.; Blanco, P.; Mallorquí, J.J.; Martínez, M.; Herrera, M.; Mulas, J. Mapping ground subsidence induced by aquifer overexploitation using advanced Differential SAR interferometry: Vega Media of the Segura river (SE Spain) case study. Remote Sensing of Environment, 98, 269-283, 2005.