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Departamento de Botánica, Ecología y Fisiología Vegetal, Facultad de Ciencias, Sección Biología, Avenida Astrofísico Francisco Sánchez s/n, Aptdo. 456. La Laguna 38200 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, SPAIN

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I am assistant professor of Ecology at the University of La Laguna (Canary Islands, Spain) and member of the Island Ecology and Biogeography Group. I work on the reconstruction of island vegetation and environments through time, specifically within Macaronesian islands. Combining conventional and novel palaeoecological techniques we aim to answer specific questions regarding the human impact on island ecosystems on the long term, trying, in turn, to integrate palaeoecological information into their conservation and management. But I also collaborate in other research topics related with island ecosystem dynamics at present, biogeography, and management and conservation.

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Institution Associated University of La Laguna

Research Group Island Ecology and Biogeography Group

Taxonomic Group Plants

Studied Region Macaronesia

island ecology island biogeography ecosystem dynamics palaeoecology human impact