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Expert NameDr. Alejandro Emilio Castellanos Villegas
DivisionScientific and Technological Research Center
InstitutionUniversidad de Sonora
Telephone52 62 592 102
Work Experience- Full time researcher at CICTUS-Sonora University, 1977-1981 - Associated researcher at Autonomous National University (UNAM), 1988-1990 - Titular full time researcher "C" at CICTUS-Sonora University, 1996-to date - Chief of the Department in CICTUS-Sonora University 1991-1995 - Design and direction of research projects: a) Biodiversity of four contiguous ecosystems. A case for global change monitoring. Arizona University-Sonora University. 1994. b) Comparative studies in North and South America along an ridity graident: a methodlogy approach to upscaling the functional role of diversity wthin plant communities: Interamerican Institue for Global Change Study. 1996-1999.
QualificationsB. Sc. Biology, Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM) M. Sc. , Autonomous national University of Mexico (UNAM) Ph. D. Biological Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, Stnaford University, Stanford California, E.U.A.
Number of Publications71
Awards- National researcher in 1991, National Researcher System (CONACYT) - Member of the Steering Committee on Comparative Studies on Temperate Terrestrial Ecosystems. Interamerican Institute (IAI) Durhan North Carolina - Member of the Committee for Ecol
Other Activities- Member, Mexican Botanical Society - Member, American Ecological Society - Member, Society for Range Management - Member, The Bean Improvement Cooperative - Member, National Geographic Society
Publications1. Castellanos, A.E., W.L. Halvorson and Valdez. Effects of Land Use: Cover changes and buffel grass spread within desert plants. Communities in Central Sonora, Mexico. 5th International Congress on Desert Development. The Endless Frontier (in press). 2. Castellanos, et. al. Differential survivorship and establishment in Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba). Journal of Arid Environments 19:65-76 English. 1990. 3. Castellanos et al. Utilization alternatice of Sonora desert plants. University Journal of Science and Technology. 1:19-23. Spanish. 1980. 4. Castellanos et al. Ecology, utilization and conservation of vegetal communities in Sonora State. hermosillo, Sonora. pp. 25-37 Spanish, 1992 5. Castellanos, A.E., W. Halvorson, D. Valdez & Murietta. Effects of land use cover changes and buffel grass spread within desert plant communities in Central Sonora, Mexico. Journal Arid Environments, English, 1997.
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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