Doctor, Degree in Environmental Sciences and Technical Forestry Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, he is currently a Laboratory Technician in Forestry Botany at the EUIT Forestal (UPM).
He started researching flora, vegetation cartography and plant corology in the Iberian Peninsula. His current research focuses on predictive models of species distribution and habitat selection.
GASTÓN A., GARCÍA-VIÑAS J.I., BRAVO-FERNÁNDEZ A.J., LÓPEZ-LEIVA C., OLIET J.A., ROIG S., SERRADA R., 2014. Species distribution models applied to plant species selection in forest restoration: are model predictions comparable to expert opinion? New Forests, 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-014-9427-7 pre-print
GASTÓN A., GARCÍA-VIÑAS J.I., 2013. Evaluating the predictive performance of stacked species distribution models applied to plant species selection in ecological restoration. Ecol.Model., 263(0), 103-108. pre-print
GASTÓN A., GARCÍA-VIÑAS J.I., 2010. Updating coarse-scale species distribution models using small fine-scale samples. Ecol. Model. 221 (21): 2576-2581. pre-print