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José A. García Orza


Profesor Titular de Universidad, Área de Física Aplicada
Departamento de Física Aplicada
Universidad Miguel Hernández

- Licenciado en C. Físicas, Universidad de Granada, 1991
- European Laser Engineer, Universidad Técnica de Viena, 1993
- Doctor, Universidad Miguel Hernández, 2003. Tesis: “Dinámica de gases granulares no forzados”
(Investigación realizada en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1996-2000, director: Ricardo Brito)


- 1990 - 1992. I+D en la industria de defensa, INISEL, Madrid
- 1992 - 2000. I+D en tratamiento de materiales con láseres de alta potencia, e integración de láseres en procesos automatizados, Centro Tecnológico de Madrid
- 2000 - presente. Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche


- Mecánica de fluidos - Grados de Ingeniería Eléctrica y de Electrónica y Automática Industrial
- Otras energías renovables - Máster de Energía Solar y Renovables


- Miembro del Laboratorio de Física Estadística y Computacional (SCOLAb)
- Miembro del Grupo de Erosión Eólica de la UMH

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7362-1874

ResearcherID: I-1328-2015


Publicaciones (revisadas por pares)


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Aeolian erosion and suspended particulate levels in an area of ephemeral lakes in the western Mediterranean

J.A.G. Orza, M. Cabello, M.A. Barrero, L. Cantón, A. Romero-Díaz, F. Belmonte-Serrato, V. Lidón and J. Martínez





The Extreme North African Haboob in October 2008: High-resolution Simulation of Organized Moist Convection in the Lee of the Atlas, Dust Recirculation and Poleward Transport

S. Dhital, M.L. Kaplan, J.A.G. Orza, S. Fiedler



Measurement report: Receptor modelling for source identification of urban fine and coarse particulate matter using hourly elemental composition

M. Reizer, G. Calzolai, K. Maciejewska, J.A.G. Orza, L. Carraresi, F. Lucarelli, K. Juda-Rezler

Atmos. Chem. Phys. 21, 14471–14492 (2021) [PDF]


Poleward Transport of African Dust to the Iberian Peninsula Organized by a Barrier Jet and Hydraulic Jumps: Observations and High-Resolution Simulation Analyses

S. Dhital, M.L. Kaplan, J.A.G. Orza, S. Fiedler

Atmos. Environ. 261, 118574 (2021) [PDF]


Chemiluminescent fingerprints from airborne particulate matter: A luminol-based assay for the characterization of oxidative potential with kinetical implications

P. Morozzi, L. Bolelli, E. Brattich, E.N. Ferri, S. Girotti, S. Sangiorgi, J.A.G. Orza, F. Piñero-García, L. Tositti

Sci. Total Environ. 789, 148005 (2021) [PDF]


Ultraviolet–Visible Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy (UV–Vis DRS), a rapid and non-destructive analytical tool for the identification of Saharan dust events in particulate matter filters

P. Morozzi, B. Ballarin, S. Arcozzi, E. Brattich , F. Lucarelli, S. Nava, P. J. Gómez-Cascales, J.A.G. Orza, L. Tositti

Atmos. Environ. 252, 118297 (2021) [PDF]




Atmospheric dynamics of a Saharan dust outbreak over Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands, preceded by Rossby wave breaking: Multiscale observational analyses and simulations

S. Dhital, M.L. Kaplan, J.A.G. Orza, S. Fiedler

J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 125, e2020JD032975 (2020) [PDF]


Large Scale Upper-level Precursors for Dust Storm Formation over North Africa and Poleward Transport to the Iberian Peninsula. Part I: An Observational Analysis

J.A.G. Orza, S. Dhital, S. Fiedler, M.L. Kaplan

Atmos. Environ. 237, 117688 (2020) [PDF]


Advection pathways at the Mt. Cimone WMO-GAW station: Seasonality, trends, and influence on atmospheric composition

E. Brattich, J.A.G. Orza, P. Cristofanelli, P. Bonasoni, A. Marinoni, L. Tositti

Atmos. Environ. 234, 117513 (2020) [PDF]




Sources of the seasonal-trend behaviour and periodicity modulation of 7Be air concentration in the atmospheric surface layer observed in southeastern Spain

E. Chham, A. Milena-Pérez, F. Piñero-García, M.A. Hernández-Ceballos, J.A.G. Orza; E. Brattich; T. El Bardouni, M.A. Ferro-García

Atmos. Environ. 213, 148–158 (2019) [PDF]




Near-real-time processing of a ceilometer network assisted with sun-photometer data: monitoring a dust outbreak over the Iberian Peninsula

A. Cazorla, J.A. Casquero-Vera, R. Román, J.L. Guerrero-Rascado, C. Toledano, V.E. Cachorro, J.A.G. Orza, M.L. Cancillo, A. Serrano, G. Titos, M. Pandolfi, A. Alastuey, N. Hanrieder, L. Alados-Arboledas

Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17, 11861–11876 (2017) [PDF]


Influence of stratospheric air masses on radiotracers and ozone over the central Mediterranean

E. Brattich, J.A.G. Orza, P. Cristofanelli, P. Bonasoni, L. Tositti

J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 122, 7164–7182 (2017). [PDF]




The western Mediterranean basin as an aged aerosols reservoir. Insights from an old-fashioned but efficient radiotracer

E. Brattich, M.A. Hernandez-Ceballos, J.A.G. Orza, J.P. Bolivar, L. Tositti

Atmos. Environ. 141, 481-493 (2016). [PDF]


Back-trajectory analysis of African dust outbreaks in a coastal city in southern Spain: selection of starting heights and assessment of African and concurrent Mediterranean contributions

M. Cabello, J.A.G. Orza, C. Dueñas, E. Liger, E. Gordo, S. Cañete

Atmos. Environ. 140, 10-21 (2016). [PDF]


Traffic induced particle resuspension in Paris: emission factors and source contributions

F. Amato, O. Favez, M. Pandolfi, A. Alastuey, X. Querol, S. Moukhtar, B. Bruge, S. Verlhac, J. Sciare, J.A.G. Orza, N. Bonnaire, T. Le Priol

Atmos. Environ. 129, 114-124 (2016). [PDF]




Trends in the aerosol load properties over south eastern Italy

J.A.G. Orza, M.R. Perrone

IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 28, 012011 (2015).


Columnar and ground-level aerosol optical properties: sensitivity to the transboundary pollution, daily and weekly cycles, and relationships

M.R. Perrone, S. Romano, J.A.G. Orza

Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22, 16570-16589 (2015). [PDF]


Categorisation of air quality monitoring stations by evaluation of the PM10 time series

M.A. Barrero, J.A.G. Orza, M. Cabello and L. Cantón

Sci. Total Environ. 524-525, 225-236 (2015). [PDF]




Particle optical properties at a Central Mediterranean site: impact of advection routes and local meteorology

M.R. Perrone, S. Romano, J.A.G. Orza

Atmos. Res. 145-146, 152-167 (2014). [PDF]




The impact of long-range tranport on PM1 and PM2.5 at a Central Mediterranean site

M.R. Perrone, S. Becagli, J.A.G. Orza, R. Vecchi, A. Dinoi, R. Udisti and M. Cabello

Atmos. Environ. 71, 176-186 (2013). [PDF]




The association between NAO and the interannual variability of the tropospheric transport pathways in western Europe

J.A.G. Orza, M. Cabello, V. Galiano, A.T. Vermeulen and A. Stein

in Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere (eds J. Lin, D. Brunner, C. Gerbig, A. Stohl, A. Luhar and P. Webley), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C. (2012). doi: 10.1029/2012GM001315. [PDF]


Spatial and temporal variation of the impact of an extreme Saharan dust event

M. Cabello, J.A.G. Orza, M.A. Barrero, E. Gordo, A. Berasaluce, L. Cantón, C. Dueñas, M.C. Fernández, M. Pérez

J. Geophys. Res. 117, D11204 (2012). [PDF]


Emission factors from road dust resuspension in a Mediterranean freeway

F. Amato, A. Karanasiou, T. Moreno, A. Alastuey, J.A.G. Orza, J. Lumbreras, J. Borge, E. Boldo, C. Linares, X. Querol

Atmos. Environ. 61, 580-587 (2012). [PDF]




Contribution of resuspension to particulate matter inmission levels in SE Spain

J.A.G. Orza, M. Cabello, V. Lidón and J. Martínez

J. Arid Environ. 75, 545-554 (2011). [PDF]


Air mass origin and its influence on radionuclide acticities (7Be and 210Pb) in aerosol particles at a coastal site in the western Mediterranean

C. Dueñas, J.A.G. Orza, M. Cabello, M.C. Fernández, S. Cañete, M. Pérez and E. Gordo

Atmos. Res. 101, 205-214 (2011). [PDF]


Simple estimates of vehicle-induced resuspension rates

A. Escrig, F. Amato, M. Pandolfi, E. Monfort, X. Querol, I. Celades, V. Sanfelix, A. Alastuey and J.A.G. Orza

J. Environ. Manage. 92, 2855-2859 (2011). [PDF]




Wind speed analysis in the province of Alicante, Spain. Potential for small-scale wind turbiens

M. Cabello and J.A.G. Orza

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 14, 3185-3191 (2010). [PDF]




Air mass origin and its influence over the aerosol size distribution: a study in SE Spain

M. Cabello, J.A.G. Orza and V. Galiano

Adv. Sci. Res. 2, 47-52 (2008). [PDF]


Influence of meteorological input data on backtrajectory cluster analysis - A 7-year study for southeastern Spain

M. Cabello, J.A.G. Orza, V. Galiano and G. Ruiz

Adv. Sci. Res. 2, 65-70 (2008). [PDF]




Asymptotic Energy Decay in Inelastic Fluids

J.A.G. Orza, R. Brito and M.H. Ernst

cond-mat/0002383 (2000).


Dynamics of deviations from the Gaussian state in a freely cooling homogeneous system of smooth inelastic particles

M. Huthmann, J.A.G. Orza and R. Brito

Granular Matter 2, 189-199 (2000).




Soldadura de aleaciones de Al con láseres de Nd:YAG de alta potencia

J.A.G. Orza

Rev. Metal. (Madrid) 34, 227-231 (1998).




Patterns and Long Range Correlations in Idealized Granular Flows

J.A.G. Orza, R. Brito, T.P.C. van Noije and M.H. Ernst

Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 8, 953 (1997).


Mesoscopic Theory of Granular Fluids

T.P.C. van Noije, M.H. Ernst, R. Brito and J.A.G. Orza

Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 411 (1997).