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Alfonso Alonso

Managing Director, Cons. and Sust. Programs / Center for Conservation and Sustainability

Research Focus

Alfonso does everything from planning project budgets to writing and reviewing scientific papers and educational materials on biodiversity assessment and monitoring to developing and carrying out strategies and designs for vegetation and invertebrate sampling protocols.

Most Recent Publications

Vanthomme, Hadrien, Kolowski, Joseph, Nzamba, Brave S. and Alonso, Alfonso. Hypothesis-driven and field-validated method to prioritize fragmentation mitigation efforts in road projects, Ecological Applications, 25 (7) 2035-2046. 2015.

Sahley, Catherine Teresa, Cervantes, Klauss, Pacheco, Victor, Salas, Edith, Paredes, Diego and Alonso, Alfonso. Diet of a sigmodontine rodent assemblage in a Peruvian montane forest, Journal of mammalogy, 96 (5) 1071-1080. 2015.

Higgins, Mark A., Asner, Gregory P., Anderson, Christopher B., Martin, Roberta E., Knapp, David E., Tupayachi, Raul, Perez, Eneas, Elespuru, Nydia and Alonso, Alfonso. Regional-Scale Drivers of Forest Structure and Function in Northwestern Amazonia, PLoS ONE, 10 (3) . 2015.

Gratwicke, Brian, Alonso, Alfonso, Elie, T., Kolowski, J., Lock, J., Rotzel, N., Sevin, J. and Fleischer, Robert C. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis not detected on amphibians for two lowland sites in Gabon, Africa, Herpetological Review, 42 (1) 69-71. 2011.

Alonso, Alfonso, Dallmeier, Francisco, Korte, Lisa and Vanthomme, Hadrien. The Gabon Biodiversity Program: A Conservation Research Collaboration, Africa Today, 61 (1) 3-15. 2014.

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