Meet the Ardeola Editors (I)

Throughout several news, we will present a professional review of the researchers who make up the Ardeola editorial team. In this way, readers will be able to know in greater detail the professional work they carry out, either in research or in teaching, in which each one is specialized.
SIN-YEON KIM



She is an evolutionary ecologist interested in the evolution of life-histories and behaviours. Main research objective of her lab is understanding why individual animals grow, reproduce, age and behave differently from each other and how these variations are maintained through ecological and evolutionary mechanisms. The recent research of her gruop has been focused on genetic architecture of functionally related traits and genotype-by-environment interaction in evolutionary perspectives. All their current studies are based on experimental works on the yellow-legged gull and the three-spined stickleback. Sin-Yeon Kim currently works at he Animal Ecoloy Group of the University of Vigo (Spain).

More information:
Personal website: http://yeonkim.webs.uvigo.es/
Google academic: https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=242tFz0AAAAJ&hl=es
ResearcherID:  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/K-2770-2014
Email: yeonkim@uvigo.es
 
PASCUAL LÓPEZ
 


Although he  is "an omnivorous of science", his research is primarily focused on wildlife biology and population ecology of birds, with special emphasis on the conservation of endangered raptors. Since 2006, he is researching on the fascinating world of animal movement. The overall objective of his research is to use high resolution telemetry to gain insight into the ecological responses by which animals respond to ecological variations in their environment and to apply this information for conservation of endangered species. Since 2018 he is lecturer in Ecology of the Department of Microbiology and Ecology (University of Valencia, Spain). He is also associate researcher at the “Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology” of the same university, where he is the head of the Movement Ecology lab. He has been lecturer in Zoology and Vertebrates Zoology in the University of Alicante (Spain) from 2012 to 2014.

Currently, He is lecturer in Biology and Environmental Sciences Degrees and in the Master’s Degree in “Biodiversity: Conservation and Evolution” of the Faculty of Biological Sciences (University of Valencia). In his free time he loves hiking, skiing, reading and travelling with his wife, my son and their two border collies in their motorhome.

More information:
Personal web: https://paslopez.wordpress.com/
Google Academic:  https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=97_2-TAAAAAJ
ResearchGate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pascual_Lopez-Lopez
ResearcherID:  https://publons.com/researcher/1245594/pascual-lopez-lopez/
Email: Pascual.Lopez@uv.es
 
 
JAIME A. RAMOS



He is interested in the foraging and reproductive ecology of pelagic seabirds, terns, gulls and terrestrial passerines in order to contribute for their conservation and their use as bioindicators of environmental health.

Presently, He leads the Lab "EcoTop - Ecology and Conservation of Top Predators" at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Jaime and his research team assess questions on conservation physiology, habitat selection, diet, trophic ecology with stable isotopes and others on movement ecology using biologging. With those, he study the reproductive and foraging ecology of top predators as umbrela species for biodiversity conservation and environmental management.

More information:
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jaime_Ramos2
Google scholar: https://scholar.google.pt/citations?user=TBjbWqMAAAAJ&hl=pt-PT
Ciencia Vitae: https://www.cienciavitae.pt/portal/en/5611-8191-777B
Email: jramos@uc.pt
 
 
BEATRIZ ARROYO



She currently works at IREC since 2006. Before that, She spent four years in Oxford, UK, at the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology (EGI, http://www.zoo.ox.ac.uk/egi/) to carry out her PhD; four years in France at the Centre d´Etudes Biologiques de Chizé (CEBC-CNRS;), as a postdoctoral researcher, and six years in Scotland in the Center of Ecology and Hydrology, Banchory (CEH-Banchory;). Her research has as the main objective to contribute to compatibilize human activities and wildlife conservation. Among others, her research interests include the following topics:

-Population ecology and conservation of raptors and farmland birds (study species include Montagus, pallid, hen and black harriers; bearded vultures; red-legged partridges; little bustards and turtle doves).
-Agriculture and wildlife conservation.
-Game management and environmental sustainability.
-Management of ecological and conservation conflicts.

Beatriz is also increasingly interested by non-ecological (social and economic) aspects associated to nature conservation, and how these relate to transferability of research results to management decisions. Additionally, She is also interested in cost-efficiency and long-term sustainability of wildlife management and conservation.

More information:
Personal web: http://www.beatrizarroyo.es/es/beatriz-arroyo/
Google Academic:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=vslomGQAAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Beatriz_Arroyo
ResearcherID:  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-3504-2013
Contacto: beatriz.arroyo@uclm.es

 
 
MANUEL B. MORALES PRIETO



His research is focused on animal habitat selection and ecological niche partitioning (considering different components such as space, climate, diet) between coexisting species and their implications for conservation. This research is carried out mainly on steppe and farmland birds, although I am also interested in other model organisms like small mammals. Other aspects of these species’ biology that I have paid attention at in the past and continue to investigate are their mating systems, movement patterns and population genetics. Last but not least, an increasingly relevant part of my research has to do with the impact of agricultural management on the structure and functioning of farmland biological communities. His study groups on this field are mainly birds, but also arthropods and vascular plants.
Manuel Morales is Associate Professor at the Department of Ecology of the Autónoma University of Madrid (UAM), Spain, where he teaches courses on Ecology and Conservation Biology, both at Bachelor and Master degree levels.

More information:
ResearchGate:  http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Manuel_Morales3/
Email: manuel.morales@uam.es
 
ESTHER SEBASTIÁN GONZÁLEZ



She is a field ecologist with a focus on vertebrate community, ornithology and conservation. Esther is especially interested in understanding how animal communities interact with their environment and among them, and in applying this information to the management and conservation of ecological communities.
She works in several fields including wetland ecology, seed-dispersal and scavenger ecology, using tools such as network analysis or bioacoustics. In her free time she loves hiking, reading, cooking, doing sports and playing with my little kid. She currently works at the Departament of Aplied Biology, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Alicante (Spain).
 
More information:
Personal web: https://sites.google.com/view/esther-sebastian-gonzalez/main
Google Academic:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=i9Vs2bsAAAAJ&hl=es
ResearchGate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Esther_Sebastian-Gonzalez
ResearcherID:  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/J-7883-2012
email: esebastian@umh.es
 
ELISA BONACCORSO



Her research interests are mainly focused on evolutionary biology, ecology, and conservation. Currently, in collaborations with many other researchers, her studies concentrate on three research areas: biogeography and phylogeography of Neotropical mountain birds, both at the regional and at the local level within Ecuador; ecology of avian malaria infections; and using geographic information systems (and other tools) to identify potential conservation areas. Elisa Bonaccorso currently works at COCIBA (Colegio de Ciencias Biológicas y Ambientales) of the University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador).

More information:
Web personal http://www.usfq.edu.ec/programas_academicos/colegios/cociba/Paginas/Profesores.aspx
Google Académico:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=vfgVDMsAAAAJ&hl=es  
ResearchGate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Elisa_Bonaccorso
email: ebonaccorso@usfq.edu.ec
 
ALEX JAHN



Alex Jahn (Migratory Bird Center, Bloomington, Indiana)
research focuses on ecology and behaviour of birds. He studies the ecology and behaviour of movements, urban ecology, diseases and natural history of birds. He assesses questions related to those disciplines with a comparative focus. For instance, he compares bird species that show different migratory strategies or migrate in different regions, as well as urban and rural birds. The kind of questions he is most interested on are: what are the migratory strategies (for example, speed of migration) of intratropical migratory species (those that migrate within the tropics) in comparison to migratory species of temperate areas? Are long-distance migratory birds better disease reservoirs than short-distance migratory ones? Are urban species more or less vulnerable to infection than rural species?
 
Several bird species are hosts of zoonotic diseases (as Lyme disease and the West Nile virus). Since migratory birds move across different countries and climates, their movements may play a relevant role in the way these diseases spread and change. Joining data on bird movements and information con climate, urban development, and disease ecology, he aims to better understand how birds move and how they can carry diseases under different scenarios of climate and urban change. In order to approach these issues. He studies the migration of different populations and species of thrushes belonging to the genus Turdus, common worldwide. With an international team of colleagues, He studies on this genus in North America, Brasil and Argentina, to compare their patterns of movement and disease in several regions. 
More information:
Google Académico: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=_eGG2d8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra
ResearchGate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alex_Jahn
ResearcherID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/G-9063-2013
email: alexjahn77@yahoo.com 

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