Zituni, R., Greenbaum, N., Porat, N., & Benito, G. (2021). Magnitude, frequency and hazard assessment of the largest floods in steep, mountainous bedrock channels of the Southern Judean Desert, Israel. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 37, 100886. doi:


Corella, J. P., Benito, G., Monteoliva, A. P., Sigro, J., Calle, M., Valero-Garcés, B. L., Stefanova, V., Rico, E., Favre, A.-C., Wilhelm, B. (2021). A 1400-years flood frequency reconstruction for the Basque country (N Spain): Integrating geological, historical and instrumental datasets. Quaternary Science Reviews, 262, 106963. doi:


Benito, G., & Vázquez-Tarrío, D. (2021). Hazardous Processes: Flooding☆ Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences: Elsevier.


Bartolomé, M., Sancho, C., Benito, G., Medialdea, A., Calle, M., Moreno, A., Leunda, M., Luetscher, M., Muñoz, A., Bastida, J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R. L. (2021). Effects of glaciation on karst hydrology and sedimentology during the Last Glacial Cycle: The case of Granito cave, Central Pyrenees (Spain). CATENA, 206, 105252. doi:


Benito, G., Thorndycraft, V.R., Medialdea, A. et al., 2021. Declining discharge of glacier outburst floods through the Holocene in central Patagonia. Quaternary Science Reviews 256, 106810.


Santos-González, J., Gómez-Villar, A., González-Gutiérrez, R.B., Corella, J.P., Benito, G., Redondo-Vega, J.M., Melón-Nava, A., Valero-Garcés, B. (2021) Geomorphological impact, hydraulics and watershed- lake connectivity during extreme floods in mountain areas: The 1959 Vega de Tera dam failure, NW Spain. Geomorphology 375, 107531.



Beneyto, C., Aranda, J.A., Benito, G. and Francés, F., 2020. New Approach to Estimate Extreme Flooding Using Continuous Synthetic Simulation Supported by Regional Precipitation and Non-Systematic Flood Data. Water (Switzerland) 12, 1-16. doi: 10.3390/w12113174.


Blöschl, G., Kiss, A., Viglione, A., Barriendos, M., Böhm, O., Brázdil, R., Coeur, D., Demarée, G., Llasat, M.C.,  Macdonald, N., Retsö, D., Roald, L., Schmocker-Fackel, P., Amorim, I., Bělínová, M.,  Benito, G. ... & Wetter, O. 2020.  Current European flood-rich period exceptional compared with past 500 years.  Nature, 583,560-566.


Benito, G.; Sanchez-Moya, Y.; Medialdea, A.; Barriendos, M.; Calle, M.; Rico, M.; Sopeña, A.; Machado, M.J. 2020. Extreme Floods in Small Mediterranean Catchments: Long-Term Response to Climate Variability and Change. Water, 12, 1008.


Benito, G.; Thorndycraft, V.R., 2020. Catastrophic glacial-lake outburst flooding of the Patagonian Ice Sheet. Earth-Science Reviews 200, 102996, doi:


Calle, M.; Calle, J.; Alho, P.; Benito, G., 2020. Inferring sediment transfers and functional connectivity of rivers from repeat topographic surveys. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms n/a, doi:10.1002/esp.4765.


Rodriguez-Lloveras, X.; Machado, M.J.; Sanchez-Moya, Y.; Calle, M.; Medialdea, A.; Sopeña, A.; Benito, G., 2020. Impacts of sediment connectivity on Holocene alluvial records across a Mediterranean basin (Guadalentín River, SE-Spain). CATENA 187, 104321, doi:


Grodek, T.; Morin, E.; Helman, D.; Lensky, I.; Dahan, O.; Seely, M.; Benito, G.; Enzel, Y., 2020. Eco-hydrology and geomorphology of the largest floods along the hyperarid Kuiseb River, Namibia. Journal of Hydrology 582, 124450, doi:


Greenbaum, N.; Schwartz, U.; Carling, P.; Bergman, N.; Mushkin, A.; Zeituni, R.; Halevi, R.; Benito, G.; Porat, N., 2020. Frequency of boulders transport during large floods in hyperarid areas using paleoflood analysis – An example from the Negev Desert, Israel. Earth-Science Reviews 202, 103086, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103086.





Thorndycraft, V.R., Bendle, J., Matthews, I.P., Palmer, A., Benito, G., Davies, B.J., Sancho, C., Pike, J.H., Martin, J.R.V., Fabel, D. Medealdea, A. 2019. Reply to comments by Bourgois et al. (2019) on: “Glacial lake evolution and Atlantic-Pacific drainage reversals during deglaciation of the Patagonia Ice Sheet”. Quaternary Science Reviews 213, 171-177. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.04.005


Corella, J.P., Benito G., Wilhelm B., Montoya E., Rull V., Vegas T., Valero-Garcés, B.L., 2019. A millennium-long perspective of flood-related seasonal sediment yield in Mediterranean watersheds. Global and Planetary Change 177, 127–140. 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.03.016


Thorndycraft, V.R., Bendle, J., Benito, G., Davies, B., Sancho, C., Palmer, A., Fabel, D. Medealdea, A. and Martin, J, R.V. (2019). Glacial lake evolution and Atlantic-Pacific drainage reversals during deglaciation of the Patagonian Ice Sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 203, 102-127, 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.10.036.


Ballesteros Cánovas J.A., Stoffel, M.; Benito, G.; Rohrer M., David Barriopedro, D.; Ricardo García-Herrera R., Martin Beniston M., Brönnimann S., 2018. On the extraordinary winter flood episode over the North Atlantic Basin in 1936. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, accepted. Ann N Y Acad Sci. doi: 10.1111/nyas.13911. Download paper


Wilhelm, B., Ballesteros, J.A., Macdonald, N., Toonen, W.H.J., Baker, V.R., Barriendos, M., Benito, G., Brauer, A., Corella, J.P., Denniston, R., Glasser, R., Ionita, M., Kahle, M., Liu, T., Luestscher, M., Mudelsee, M., Munoz, S., Shulte, L., St. George, S, Stofell, M., Wetter, O.: Interpreting historical, botanical, and geological evidence to aid preparations for future floods. WIREs Water 2018. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1318




Cloete, G.C.; Benito, G.; Grodek, T.; Porat, N.; Enzel, Y. Analyses of the magnitude and frequency of a 400-year flood record in the Fish River Basin, Namibia. Geomorphology 320, 1-17.


Calle, M., Alho, P., Benito G., Monitoring ephemeral river changes during floods with SfM photogrammetry. Journal of Iberian Geology,


Lotsari, E., Calle, M., Benito, G., Kukko, A., Kaartinen, H., Hyyppä, J., Hyyppä, H. and Alho, P. (2018). Topographical change caused by moderate and small floods in a gravel bed ephemeral river - depth-averaged morphodynamic simulation approach. Earth Surface Dynamics. 6, 163-185, 2018. Link


Oliva, M.; Ruiz-Fernández, J.; Barriendos, M.; Benito, G.; Cuadrat, J.; M.; Domínguez-Castro, F.; García-Ruiz, J.; M.; Giralt, S.; Gómez-Ortiz, A.; Hernández, A.; López-Costas, O.; López-Moreno, J.; I.; López-Sáez, J.; A.; Martínez-Cortizas, A.; Moreno, A.; Prohom, M.; Saz, M.; A.; Serrano, E.; Tejedor, E.; Trigo, R.; Valero-Garcés, B.; Vicente-Serrano, S.M. (2018). The Little Ice Age in Iberian mountains. Earth-Science Reviews 177, 175-208. Link



Machado, M.J.; Medialdea, A.; Calle, M.; Rico, M.T.; Sánchez-Moya, Y.; Sopeña, A.; Benito, G., 2017. Historical palaeohydrology and landscape resilience of a Mediterranean rambla (Castellón, NE Spain): Floods and people. Quaternary Science Reviews, 171, 182-198.



Calle, M., Alho, P., Benito, G., 2017. Channel dynamics and geomorphic resilience in an ephemeral Mediterranean river affected by gravel mining. Geomorphology 285, 333-346.



Euler, T., Herget, J., Schlömer, O., Benito, G. 2017. Hydromorphological processes at submerged solitary boulder obstacles in streams. Catena, 157, 250-267.



Rodriguez‐Lloveras, X, Corella, JP, Benito G. 2016. Modelling the hydro‐sedimentary dynamics of a Mediterranean semiarid ungauged watershed beyond the instrumental period. Land Degradation & Development 28, 1506–1518. doi: 10.1002/ldr.2678.





Corella, J. P., Valero-Garcés, B.L., Vicente- Serrano S.M, Brauer A. & Benito G. (2016). Three millennia of heavy rainfalls in Western Mediterranean: frequency, seasonality and atmospheric drivers. Sci. Rep. 6, 38206; doi: 10.1038/srep38206.



Sancho, C., Calle, M., Peña-Monné, J.L., Duval, M., Oliva-Urcia, B., Pueyo, E.L., Benito, G., Moreno A. (2016). Dating the Earliest Pleistocene alluvial terrace of the Alcanadre River (Ebro Basin, NE Spain): Insights into the landscape evolution and involved processes. Quaternary International 407 (2016) 86-95.



Rodriguez-Lloveras, X., Buytaert, W., Benito, G. (2016). Land use can offset climate change induced increases in erosion in Mediterranean watersheds, Catena 143, 244-255,




Benito, G., Macklin, M.G., Panin, A., Rossato, S., Fontana, A., Jones, A.F., Machado, M.J., Matlakhova, E., Mozzi, P., Zielhofer, C. (2015). Recurring flood distribution patterns related to short-term Holocene climatic variability. Scientific reports 5, 16398.



Rodriguez-Lloveras, X., Bussi, G., Francés, F., Rodriguez-Caballero, E., Solé-Benet, A., Calle, M., Benito, G. 2015. Patterns of runoff and sediment production in response to land-use changes in an ungauged Mediterranean catchment. Journal of Hydrology 531, 1054-1066.



Calle, M., Lotsari, E., Kukko, A., Alho, P., Kaartinen, H., Rodriguez-Lloveras, X. Benito, G. (2015). Morphodynamics of an ephemeral gravel-bed stream combining Mobile Laser Scanner, hydraulic simulations and geomorphological indicators. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementbände Volume 59 Supplementary Issue 3 (2015), p. 33 - 57.



Gregory, K.J., Herget, J., Benito, G. (2015). Hydrological Extreme events in historic and prehistoric times. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementary Issues 59 (3), 1-13.



Benito, G., Brázdil, R., Herget, J., and Machado, M.J. (2015). Quantitative historical hydrology in Europe. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 3517-3539, doi:10.5194/hess-19-3517-2015, 2015.



Benito, G., Macklin, M.G., Zielhofer, C., Jones A., and Machado, M.J. (2015). Holocene flooding and climate change in the Mediterranean. Catena 130, 13-33.



Cordier, S., Bridgeland, D., Benito, G. (2015). Research on Fluvial Archives: From diversity to multidisciplinarity. Quaternaire 26 (1). 3-11. 10.4000/quaternaire.7119.



Benito, G., Macklin, M. G., Cohen, K. M. & Herget, J. Past hydrological extreme events in a changing climate. Catena 130, 1-2, doi: (2015).



Bodoque, J.M., Díez-Herrero, A., Eguibar, M.A., Benito, G.,Ruiz-Villanueva, V, Ballesteros-Cánovas, J.A. (2015). Challenges in paleoflood hydrology applied to risk analysis in mountainous watersheds - A review. Journal of Hydrology 529, 449-465. DOI:


Jones A. Macklin, M.G., and Benito, G. (2015). Meta-analysis of Holocene fluvial sedimentary archives: a methodological primer. Catena 130, 3-12. 10.1016/j.catena.2014.11.018.



Machado, M.J. Botero B.A., López J., Francés F., Díez-Herrero A., Benito G. (2015). Flood frequency analysis of historical flood data under stationary and non-stationary modelling. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2561-2576.



Döll, P. Jiménez-Cisneros B. Oki T., Arnell N.W., Cogley J.G., Benito G., Kundzewicz Z.W., Mwakalila S., Jiang T. (2015). Integrating risks of climate change into water management. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 60 (1), 4-13. 




Jiménez Cisneros, B.E., Oki, T., Arnell N. W., Benito, G., Cogley J. G., Döll, P., Tong Jiang, Mwakalila S.S., 2014. Chapter 3. Freshwater Resources. Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II. Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Cambridge Unv. Press.


Greenbaum, N., Schwartz U., Benito, G., Porat, N., Cloete, G.C. and Enzel, Y., (2014). Paleohydrology of extraordinary floods along the Swakop River, Namib Desert and paleoclimate implications. Quaternary Science Reviews. 103, 153-169.


Corella J.P., Benito G., Rodriguez-Lloveras X., Brauer, A. Valero-Garcés B.L. (2014). Annually-resolved lake record of extreme hydro-meteorological events since AD 1374 in NE Iberian Peninsula. Quaternary Science Reviews 93, 77-90.


Medialdea, A., Thomsen, K.J., Murray, A.S., Benito, G. 2014. Reliability of equivalent-dose determination and age-models in the OSL dating of historical and modern palaeoflood sediments. Quaternary Geochronology 22, 11-24.


Kundzewicz, Z. W. , Kanae S., Seneviratne, S.I., Handmer, J., Nicholls, N., Peduzzi, P., Mechler R., Bouwer L.M., Arnell N., Mach K., Muir-Wood R., Brakenridge G. R., Kron W., Honda Y., Benito G., Takahashi K., Sherstyukov B., 2014. Flood risk and climate change - global and regional perspectives. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 59 (1), 1-28.




Salgueiro, R., Machado, M.J., Barriendos, M., Pereira, H., Benito G. 2013. Flood magnitudes in the Tagus River (Iberian Peninsula) and its stochastic relationship with daily North Atlantic Oscillation since mid-19th Century. Journal of Hydrology, 502, 191-201.


Bussi, G. Rodríguez X., Francés F., Benito G., Sánchez-Moya Y., Sopeña, A. 2013. Sediment yield model implementation based on check dam infill stratigraphy in a semiarid Mediterranean catchment. Hydrology and Earth System Science. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 10, 3427-3466.


Grodek, T., Benito G., Botero B.A., Jacoby Y., Porat N., Haviv I., Cloete, G. Enzel Y. 2013. The last millennium largest floods in the hyperarid Kuiseb River basin, Namib Desert. Journal of Quaternary Science, 28(3) 258-270.



Benito G., and O’Connor J.E. (2013). Quantitative Paleoflood Hydrology. In: John F. Shroder (Editor-in-chief), Wohl, E. (Volume Editor). Treatise on Geomorphology, Vol 9, Fluvial Geomorphology, San Diego: Academic Press. p. 459-474.


Thorndycraft, V.R., Benito, G., Sánchez-Moya, Y., Sopeña, A., 2012. Bayesian age modelling applied to palaeoflood geochronologies and the investigation of Holocene flood magnitude and frequency. The Holocene, 22, 13-22. Link

Handmer, J., Y. Honda, Z.W. Kundzewicz, N. Arnell, G. Benito, J. Hatfield, I.F. Mohamed, P. Peduzzi, S. Wu, B. Sherstyukov, K. Takahashi, and Z. Yan, 2012: Changes in impacts of climate extremes: human systems and ecosystems. In: Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation [Field, C.B., V. Barros, T.F. Stocker, D. Qin, D.J. Dokken, K.L. Ebi, M.D. Mastrandrea, K.J. Mach, G.-K. Plattner, S.K. Allen, M. Tignor, and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. A Special Report of Working Groups I and II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, and New York, NY, USA, pp. 231-290.

Benito G, and Machado, M.J. (2012). Floods in the Iberian Peninsula. In: Kundzewicz Z.W. ed. Changes of Flood Risk in Europe IAHS Press and CRC Press/Balkema, IAHS Special Publication 10, pp.372-383.

Brázdil R., Kundzewicz Z.W., Benito G, Demarée G., Macdonald, N., Roald L.A., (2012). Historical floods in Europe in the past millennium. In: Kundzewicz Z.W. ed. Changes of Flood Risk in Europe IAHS Press and CRC Press/Balkema, IAHS Special Publication 10, pp.121-166.

J. Luterbacher, R. García-Herrera, A. R. Allan, B.G. Alvarez-Castro, G. Benito, J. Booth, U. Büntgen, D. Colombaroli, B. Davis, J. Esper, T. Felis, D. Fleitmann, D. Frank, D. Gallego, F.J. Gonzalez-Rouco, H. Goosse, T. Kiefer, M.G.Macklin, P. Montagna, L. Newman, M.J. Power, V. Rath, P. Ribera, N.Roberts, S. Silenzi, W. Tinner, B. Valero-Garces, G. van der Schrier, B.Vannière, H. Wanner, J.P. Werner, G. Willett, E. Xoplaki, C.S. Zerefos, E. Zorita, 2012. A review of 2000 years of paleoclimatic evidence in the Mediterranean. In: P. Lionello (Ed.), The Climate of the Mediterranean Region: From the Past to the Future.Elsevier, London, pp. 87-185. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-416042-2.00002-1


Medialdea, A., Porat, N., Benito, G., 2011. Optically Stimulated Luminescence  characteristics of modern flash-flood deposits in small mountain catchments. Spectroscopy Letters, 44 (7-8), 530-534.  Link

Machado, M.J., Benito, G., Barriendo, M., Rodrigo, F.S., 2011. 500 years of rainfall variability and extreme hydrological events in Southeastern Spain drylands. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 1244-1253. doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2011.02.002.  Link

Benito, G., Botero, B.A.,Thorndycraft, V.R., Rico, M.T., Sánchez-Moya, Y., Sopeña, A., Machado, M.J., Dahan, O. (2011). Rainfall-runoff modelling and palaeoflood hydrology applied to reconstruct centennial scale records of flooding and aquifer recharge in ungauged ephemeral rivers. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 15, 1185–1196.  Link

Benito, G., Thorndycraft, V.R., Rico, M.T., Sánchez-Moya, Y., Sopeña, A.,  Botero, B.A., Machado, M.J., Davis, M., Pérez-González, A., 2011. Hydrological response of a dryland ephemeral river to southern African climatic variability during the last millennium. Quaternary Research 75,  471–482.  Link

Benito, G. (2011). Paleoflood hydrology. In: Bobrowsky, P.T. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards, Springer Science+Business Media B.V. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-4399-4.


Benito, G. and Hudson, P. (2010). Flood hazards: The context of fluvial Geomorphology. In: I. Alcántara-Ayala and A. Goudie (Eds.). Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 78-0-521-76925-9 – pp. 111-128.

Casas, A., Lane, S.N., Yu, D., Benito, G., (2010). A method for parameterising  roughness and topographic sub-grid scale effects in hydraulic modelling from LiDAR data. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 14, 1567–1579.  Link

Benito, G., Sancho, C., Peña, J.L., Machado, M.J., Rhodes, E.J. (2010). Large-scale karst subsidence and accelerated fluvial aggradation during MIS6 in NE Spain: Climatic and palaeohydrological implications. Quaternary Science Reviews. Reviews 29, 2694-2704.  Link

Dussaillant A, G Benito, W Buytaert, P Carling, O Link, F Espinoza (2010). Repeated glacial-lake outburst floods in Patagonia: An increasing hazard?. Natural Hazards 54, 469–48.  Link

Casas, M A, Lane, S N, Hardy, R J, Benito, G and P. J. Whiting. (2010). Reconstruction of subgrid-scale topographic variability and its effect upon the spatial structure of three-dimensional river flow, Water Resources Research. 46, W03519, doi:10.1029/2009WR007756, 2010.  Link

Benito, G., Rico M., Sánchez-Moya Y. Sopeña, Thorndycraft V. R & Barriendos, M. (2010). The impact of late Holocene climatic variability and land use change on the flood hydrology of the Guadalentín River, southeast Spain. Global and Planetary Change 70, 53–63.  Link

Benito, G., Rohde R. F., Seely, M., Kulls C., Dahan, O., Enzel, Y., Todd S., Botero, B., Grodek, T. (2010). Management of alluvial aquifers in two southern African ephemeral rivers: Implications for IWRM. Water Resources Management Water Resources Management 24, 641–667.  Link


Morin, E., Grodek, T., Dahan, O., Benito, G., Kulls, C., Jacoby, Y.Van Langenhove, G., Seely, M. and Enzel, Y. (2009). Flood routing and alluvial aquifer recharge along the ephemeral arid Kuiseb River, Namibia. Journal of Hydrology, 368, 262–275.  Link


Benito, G., Thorndycraft V.R., Rico M., Sánchez-Moya Y., Sopeña A. (2008). Palaeoflood and floodplain records from Spain: Evidence for long-term climate variability and environmental changes. Geomorphology, 101, 68–77.  Link

Uribelarrea, D. and Benito, G. (2008). Fluvial changes of the Guadalquivir river during the Holocene in Córdoba (S. Spain). Geomorphology. 100, 14-31.  Link

Rico, M., Benito, G., Díez-Herrero, A. (2008). Floods from tailings dam failures. Journal of Hazardous Materials,154, 79–87.  Link

Sancho, C., Peña, J.L., Muñoz, A., Benito, G., McDonald, E., Rhodes, E.J. and Longares, L.A. (2008). Holocene alluvial morphosedimentary record and environmental changes in the Bardenas Reales Natural Park (NE Spain). Catena. 73, 225-238.  Link

Salgueiro, A.R.; Rico, M.; Pereira, H.G.; Benito, G.  & Díez-Herrero, A. (2008). Application of correspondence analysis in the assessment of mine tailings dam breakage risk in the mediterranean region. Risk Analysis. 28, 13-23.  Link

Rico, M.; Benito, G., Salgueiro, A. R., Díez-Herrero, A. & Pereira, H. (2008). Reported tailings dam failures: A review of the European incidents in the worldwide context. Journal of Hazardous Materials 152, 846–852.  Link

Dahan, O., Tatarsky, B., Enzel, Y., Kulls, C., Seely, M., Benito, G. (2008). Dynamics of flood water infiltration and ground water recharge in hyperarid desert. Ground Water. 46 (3), 450-461.  Link

Sheffer, N.A., Rico, M., Enzel, Y., Benito, G., Grodek, T. (2008).The palaeoflood record of the Gardon river, France: A comparison with the extreme 2002 flood event. Geomorphology  98, 71–83.  Link

Thorndycraft, V., Benito, G., Gregory, K., (2008). The geomorphological and palaeohydrological response of fluvial systems to climatic, human and tectonic controls. Geomorphology 98, 1.  Link

Thorndycraft, V.R., Benito, G., Gregory, K.J. (2008), Fluvial geomorphology: A perspective on current status and methods, Geomorphology 98, 2–12.  Link

Gregory, K.J., Benito, G., Downs, P.W. (2008), Applying fluvial geomorphology to river channel management: Background for progress towards a palaeohydrology protocol. Geomorphology 98, 153–172.  Link


Sancho, C., Benito, G., Muñoz, A., Peña , J.L., Longares, L.A., McDonald, E., Rhodes, E., y Saz, M.A., 2007. Actividad aluvial durante la Pequeña Edad del Hielo en Bardenas Reales de Navarra. Geogaceta 42, 111-114


Thorndycraft, V.R., Barriendos M., Benito, G., Rico, M.T. & Casas A. (2006). The catastrophic floods of AD 1617 in Catalonia (northeast Spain) and their climatic context. Hydrological Sciences Journal 51 (5), 899-912.  Link

Benito, G. and Thorndycraft, V.R. (2006). Palaeoflood hydrology: insight into rare events and extreme flood discharges. La Houille Blanche, 5 (2), 91-96.  Link

Macklin M.G.; Benito G.; Gregory K.J.; Johnstone E.; Lewin J.; Soja, R.; Starkel, L. and Thorndycraft V.R. (2006). Past Hydrological events reflected in the Holocene fluvial history of Europe. Catena, 66 (1-2), 145-154.  Link

Brázdil, R., Kundzewicz, Z.W. and Benito G. (2006). Historical hydrology for studying flood risk in Europe. Hydrological Sciences Journal 51 (5), 739-764.  Link

Gregory, K. J.; Benito, G.; Dikau, R.; Golosov, V.; Jones A.J.J.; Macklin M.G.; Parsons, A,J.; Passmore D.G.; Poesen, J.; Starkel, L.; Walling, D.E. (2006). Past Hydrological events related to understanding Global Change: An ICSU Research Project. Catena, 66 (1-2), 2-13. Link

Casas Planes, M.A., Benito G., Thorndycraft, V.R. and Rico, M. (2006). The topographic data source of digital terrain models as a key element in the accuracy of hydraulic flood modelling. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31, 444-456.  Link

Thorndycraft V.R. and Benito G. (2006). Late Holocene fluvial chronology of Spain: The role of climatic variability and human impact. Catena, 66 (1-2) 34-41.  Link

Thorndycraft V.R. and Benito G. (2006). The Holocene fluvial chronology of Spain: Evidence from a newly compiled radiocarbon database. Quaternary Science Reviews, 25, 223-234.  Link

Gregory, K. J.; Benito, G.; Dikau, R.; Golosov, V.; Johnstone, E., Jones A.J.J.; Macklin M.G.; Parsons, A,J.; Passmore D.G.; Poesen, J.; Starkel, L.; Thorndycraft, V.R.; Walling, D.E. (2006). Past hydrological events and Global Change  Hydrological Processes, 20, 199-204.  Link


Thorndycraft, V., Benito, G., Rico, M., Sopeña, A., Sánchez, Y and Casas, M. (2005). A long-term flood discharge record derived from slackwater flood deposits of the Llobregat River, NE Spain. Journal of Hydrology , 313 (1-2), 16-31.  Link

Benito G., Ouarda, T. B.M.JBárdossy, A. (2005). Applications of palaeoflood hydrology and historical data in flood risk analysis. Journal of Hydrology, 313 (1-2), 1-2.  Link

Boellstorff, D and Benito G. (2005). Impacts of the set-aside policy on the risk of soil erosion in central Spain. Agriculture, ecosystems and environment, 107, 231-243.  Link

Thorndycraft V.R. , Benito G., Walling D.E., Sopeña A., Sánchez-Moya Y., Rico M. & Casas-Planes A. (2005). Caesium-137 dating applied to slackwater flood deposits of the Llobregat River, NE Spain. Catena, 59, 305-318.   Link

Benito G. and Thorndycraft V.R. (2005). Palaeoflood hydrology and its role in applied hydrological sciences. Journal of Hydrology, 313 (1-2), 3-15.  Link


Thorndycraft V.R., Benito G., Rico M., Sopeña A., Sánchez-Moya Y., & Casas-Planes A. (2004). A Late Holocene Paleoflood record from slackwater flood deposits of the Llobregat River, NE Spain. Journal Geological Society of India 64(4), 549-559.  Link

Benito, G., Lang, M., Barriendos, M., Llasat, M.C., Francés, F., Ouarda, T., Thorndycraft, V., Enzel, Y., Bardossy, A., Coeur, D., Bobée, B. (2004). Use of systematic, palaeoflood and historical data for the improvement of flood risk estimation. Review of scientific  methods. Natural Hazards 31, 623–643.  Link

Benito, G., Díez-Herrero, A., de Villalta, M. (2004). Flood response to NAO and Solar Activity in the Tagus Basin (Cental Spain) over the last millennium. Climatic Change, 66, 27-28.  Link


Sheffer, N.A., Enzel, Y., Benito, G., Grodek, T., Poart, N., Lang, M., Naulet, R. and Coeur, D. (2003). Historical and palaeofloods of the Ardeche river, France. Water Resources Research, 39 (12), ESG 7-1/7-13.  Link

Uribelarrea, D.; Pérez-González, A.; Benito, G. (2003). Channel changes in the Jarama and Tagus rivers (central Spain) over the past 500 years. Quaternary Science Reviews, 22, 2209-2221.  Link

Benito, G., Sopeña, A., Sánchez, Y., Machado, M.J., Pérez González, A. (2003). Palaeoflood Record of the Tagus River (Central Spain) during the Late Pleistocene and Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews 22, 1737-1756.  Link

Benito, G. and O’Connor J.E.  (2003). Number and size of last-glacial floods in the Columbia River valley between Pasco Basin Washington, and Portland, Oregon. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 115 (5), 624–638.  Link

Benito, G., Díez-Herrero, A., de Villalta, M. (2003). Magnitude and frequency of flooding in the Tagus river (Central Spain) over the last millennium. Climatic Change, 58, 171-192.  Link

Sheffer, N.A., Enzel, Y., Grodek, T., Waldmann N., and Benito, G. (2003) Claim of largest flood on record proves false.EOS. Transactions American Geophysical Union, 84 (12), 109. Link

Benito, G., Sánchez, Y., Sopeña, A. (2003). Sedimentology of high-stage flood deposits of the Tagus River, Central Spain. Sedimentary Geology, 157, 107-132.  Link


Gutiérrez, F., Ortí, F., Gutiérrez, M., Pérez González, A., Benito, G., Gracia, F.J., Durán, J.J. (2002). Paleosubsidence and active subsidence due to evaporite dissolution in Spain. Carbonates and evaporites, 17 (2), 121-133.  Link


Gutiérrez, F., Ortí, F., Gutiérrez, M., Pérez González, A., Benito, G., Gracia, F.J., Durán, J.J. (2001). The stratigraphic recod and activity of evaporite dissolution subsidence in Spain. Carbonates and evaporites, 16, 46-70.  Link

Rico, M. Benito, G. and Barnolas, A. (2001). Combined palaeoflood and rainfall-runoff assessment of mountain floods (Spanish Pyrenees). Journal of Hydrology, 245, 1-4, 59-72.  Link

Benito, G., Benito-Calvo, A., Gallart, F., Martín-Vide, J.P. Regües, D.and  Bladé, E. (2001). Hydrological and geomorphological criteria to evaluate the dispersion risk of waste sludge generated by the Aznalcollar mine spill (SW Spain). Environmental Geology, 40, 4/5, 417-428.  Link


Anguita, F., Babín, R., Benito, G., Gómez, D., Collado, A., Rice, J. (2000). Chasma Australe, Mars: Structural framework for a catastrophic outflow origin. Icarus 144, 302-312.  Link

Benito, G., Pérez-González, A., Gutiérrez, F. and Machado, M.J. (2000). Geomorphological and sedimentological features in Quaternary fluvial systems affeced by solution-induced subsidence (Ebro Basin, NE-Spain). Geomorphology, 33, 209-224.  Link


Gallart, F., Benito, G., Martín Vide, J.P., Benito, A., Prió, J.M., and Regüés, D. (1999). Fluvial geomorphology and hydrology in the dispersal and fate of pyrite mud particles released by the Aznalcóllar mine tailings spill. The Science of the Total Environment, 242, 13-26. Link


Benito, G. Grodek, T. and Enzel, Y. (1998). The geomorphic and hydrologic impacts of the catastrophic failure of flood-control-dams during the 1996-Biescas flood (Central Pyrennes, Spain). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie,  42, 4, 417-437.  Link

Machado, M.J., Pérez-González, A. and Benito, G. (1998). Paleoenvironmental changes during the last 4,000 yr in the Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. Quaternary Research, 49, 312-321.  Link

Benito, G., Pérez-González, A., Gutiérrez, F. and Machado, M.J. (1998): River response to Quaternary large-scale subsidence due to evaporite solution (Gállego River, Ebro Basin, Spain). Geomorphology, 22, 243-263.  Link


Benito, G., Mediavilla, F., Fernández, M., Márquez, A., Martínez, J. and Anguita, F. (1997): Chasma Boreale, Mars: A sapping and outflow channel with a tectono-thermal origin. Icarus, 129, 528-538.  Link

Gutiérrez, M.; Sancho, C.; Benito, G.; Sirvent, J. and Desir, G. (1997). Quantitative study of piping processes in badland areas of the Ebro Basin NE Spain. Geomorphology, 20, 237-253.  Link

Sirvent, J.; Desir, G.; Gutiérrez, M; Sancho, C. y Benito, G. (1997). Erosion rates in badland areas recorded by collectors, erosion pins and profilometer techniques (Ebro Basin, NE-Spain). Geomorphology, 18, 61-75.  Link

Benito, G. (1997). Energy expenditure and geomorphic work of the cataclysmic Missoula flooding in the Columbia  River Gorge, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 22, 457-472.  Link


Benito G., Machado, Mª. J. & Pérez-González, A. (1996). Climate change and flood sensitivity in Spain. Geological Society of London, Special Publication nº 115, pp. 85-08.


Benito, G.; Pérez del Campo, P.; Gutiérrez-Elorza, M and Sancho, C. (1995). Natural and human-induced sinkholes in gypsum terrain and associated environmental problems in NE Spain. Environmental Geology, 25, 156-164.  Link


Benito, G.; Machado, M.J. y Sancho, C.  (1993). Sandstone weathering processes damaging prehistoric rock paintings at the Albarracín Cultural Park, NE Spain. Environmental Geology, 22, 71-79.  Link

Baker, R.V.; Benito, G. y Rudoy, A.N. (1993). Paleohydrology of Late Pleistocene Superflooding, Altay Mountains, Siberia. Science, 259, 348-350.  Link

Benito, G.; Gutiérrez, M y Sancho, C. (1993). The influence of physico-chemical properties on erosion processes in badland areas, Ebro Basin, NE-Spain. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 37 (2), 199-214.  Link


Benito, G.; Gutiérrez, M y Sancho, C.  (1992). Erosion rates in badland areas of the Central Ebro Basin, (NE-Spain). Catena, 19, 269-286.  Link


Sancho, C. y Benito, G.  (1990). Factors controlling tafoni weathering in the Ebro Basin, (NE-Spain). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 34, (2), 165-177.  Link


Benito, G. y Gutiérrez, M.  (1988). Karts in gypsum and its environmental impact on the middle Ebro Basin, Spain. Environmental Geology, 12, (2), 107-111.  Link

Gutiérrez, M.; Benito, G. y Rodríguez, J. (1988). Piping in badland areas of the Middle Ebro Basin, Spain. Catena 13, 49-60.  Link

Benito, G. y Casas, M. (1988). Small-scale deformations in Quaternary deposits in the northeastern Iberian Peninsula. Géologie Mediterranéenne. Link