Prof. Ignacio J. Diaz-Maroto

Department of Agroforestry Engineering

University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Professor and Researcher



1997 Ph.D., Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain

1992 M.Sc., Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain

Publications (Selected)

  1. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Tahir S. (2018), Testing of wood physical properties in oak species (Quercus robur L., Q. petraea (Matts) Liebl. and Q. pyrenaica Willd.) for cooperage. Part II: Wood grain, Wood Research, 63, 6, 959-969.
  2. Ballian D., Memišević M., Bogunić F. and Diaz-Maroto I.J. (2018), Altitudinal differentiation of Quercus robur in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Journal of Forestry Research, 29, 5, 1225-1232.
  3. Alañon M.E., Marchante L., Alarcon M., DiazMaroto I.J., PerezCoello M.S. and Diaz-Maroto M.C. (2018), Fingerprints of acacia ageing treatments by barrels or chips based on volatile profile, sensorial properties and multivariate analysis, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 98, 15, 5795-5806.
  4. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Diaz-Maroto M.C. (2018), Changes in forest landscape due to agricultural activities and their influence on natural ecosystems: The Eastern Galician Mountains, Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems, 4, 1, 1-6.
  5. Diaz-Maroto I.J. (2018), Investigación e innovación digital en la práctica docente universitaria en consonancia  con la  creciente demanda  de conocimiento e información, Tendencias actuales de las transformaciones de las universidades en una nueva sociedad digital, 695-706, A. Villa Sánchez (Ed.), ISBN: 978-8-41504-519-9.
  6. Diaz-Maroto I.J. (2018), Chemical and sensory features of Atlantic oak wood: site index, Exploring Microorganisms: Recent Advances in Applied Microbiology, 78-81,   A. Mendez-Vilas (Ed.), Released by Brown Walker Press/Universal Publishers    Inc. Irvine, California & Boca Ratón, Florida,  USA,  ISBN: 978-1-62734-623-8.
  7. Diaz-Maroto I.J., Vila-Lameiro P. and Tahir S. (2017), Assessment of anatomical characteristics of wood –bark, sapwood and heartwood– in hardwoods species of Galician oaks by image processing: relationship with age, Wood Research, 62, 5, 763-772.
  8. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Tahir S. (2016), Analysis of physical properties of wood in three species of Galician oaks for the manufacture of wine barrels. Part I: Wood infradensity, Wood Research, 61, 5, 683-696.
  9. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Vila-Lameiro P. (2015), The Spanish Journal of Rural Development (SJRD): An example of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary journal on issues of rural areas, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Forest Science Publishing, 107-109, P. Nygren and H. Hintikka (Eds.), ISBN: 978-951-651-501-7.
  10. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Vila-Lameiro P. (2015), Planning and management of deciduous hardwoods stands in NW Spain: A basis for Sustainable Rural Development, Proceedings of the 7th International Scientific Conference Rural Development: Towards the Transfer of Knowledge, Innovations and Social Progress 7, 397-400, Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Akademija, Lituania.
  11. Diaz-Maroto I.J., Vila-Lameiro P., Ramon-Pumar M., Alañon-Pardo M.E. and Diaz-Maroto M.C. (2015), The different occurrence conditions of Quercus robur L. and Quercus petraea (Mattuschka) Liebl. on current habitat in Galicia, NW Iberian Peninsula, Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 30, 2, 122-134.
  12. Vizoso-Arribe O., Diaz-Maroto I.J., Vila-Lameiro P. and Diaz-Maroto M.C. (2014), Influence of the canopy in the natural regeneration of Q. robur L. in NW Spain, Biologia, 69, 12, 1678-1684.
  13. Alañon-Pardo M.E., Schumacher R., Castro-Vazquez L., Diaz-Maroto I.J., Diaz-Maroto M.C. and Perez-Coello M.S. (2013),  Enological  potential  of chestnut wood for aging Tempranillo wines part I: Volatile compounds and sensorial, Food  Research     International,     51, 1,   325-334.
  14. Diaz-Maroto I.J., Vila-Lameiro P., Vizoso-Arribe O., Alañon-Pardo M.E. and Díaz-Maroto M.C. (2012), Natural forests of oak in Northwest of Spain: Soil fertility and main edaphic properties, Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective, 1-17, INTECH Open Access Publisher, London, United Kingdom, ISBN: 978-953-307-945-5.
  15. Alañon-Pardo M.E., Perez-Coello M.S., Diaz-Maroto I.J., Martin-Alvarez P.J., Vila-Lameiro P. and  Diaz-Maroto, M.C. (2011), Influence of geographical location, site and silvicultural parameters on volatile composition of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. wood used in wine aging, Forest Ecology and Management, 262, 2, 124-130.
  16. Alañon-Pardo M.E., Diaz-Maroto M.C., Diaz-Maroto I.J., Vila-Lameiro P. and Perez-Coello M.S. (2011), Cyclic polyalcohols: Fingerprints to identify the botanical origin of natural woods used in wine aging, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59, 4, 1269-1274.
  17. Díaz-Maroto I.J. and Vila-Lameiro P. (2011), Conservación de los hayedos en zonas deprimidas sometidas al despoblamiento y a los cambios de usos del suelo: Hayedo de Busmayor (León), Genetic Resources of European Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) for Sustainable Forestry, 81-92, Monografías INIA: Serie Forestal 22, Madrid, Spain.
  18. Rodriguez-Campos A.M., Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Vila-Lameiro P. (2010), Comparison of the autecology of Quercus robur L. and Q. petraea (Mattuschka) Liebl. stands in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, Annals of Forest Research, 53, 1, 7-25.
  19. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Vila-Lameiro P. (2010), Sitex index model for natural stands of rebollo oak (Quercus pyrenaica Willd.) in Galicia, Northwest of Iberian Peninsula, Ciência Florestal, 20, 1, 57-68.
  20. Diaz-Maroto M.C., Alañon-Pardo M.E., Castillo N., Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Pérez-Coello, M.S. (2009), Effect of storage conditions on volatile composition of dried rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) leaves, Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 23, 5, 245-250.
  21. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Vila-Lameiro P. (2009), Nutrient status in oak forests in Galicia, NW Spain: Foliar and soil concentration, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 40, 11-12, 1906-1923.
  22. Diaz-Maroto I.J. and Vila-Lameiro P. (2009), Natural forests of sessile oak (Quercus petraea (Matts.) Liebl.) in Northwest of Iberian Peninsula – influence of soil type and site on the composition of the mineral topsoil, Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Soil & Plant Science, 59, 6, 506-513.