GONZALO FRANCISCO RIVAS TORRES

  • Profesor de Ecología
  • Colegio de Ciencias Biológicas y Ambientales, COCIBA
  • 297-1700 ext 2217
  • grivast@usfq.edu.ec

ESTUDIOS

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Florida
  • Master of Science-Biology, University of Missouri-Saint Louis
  • Licenciado en Biologia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica

EXPERIENCIA LABORAL

Board Member, USFQ
( 2019 - Hasta el presente )
Miembro del Board de la Estación de Biodiversidad Tiputini. Encargado de dar soporte a la gestión de la EBT.
Courtesy Professor, University of Florida
( 2016 - Hasta el presente )
Posicion sin sueldo, en la Universidad de Florida, que me permite servir en comités de disertación en esa Universidad, así como participar en la escritura de poyectos para la National Science Foundation.
Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
( 2018 - Hasta el presente )
Profesor adjunto en el Departamento de Geografía en UNC Chapel Hill. Este puesto permite acceder a comités de postgrado, y becas del sistema de financiamiento de EEUU.

PUBLICACIONES

Biased-corrected richness estimates for the Amazonian tree flora
Land Cover Classification of Complex Agroecosystems in the Non-Protected Highlands of the Galapagos Islands
Dry forests of the Galápagos: a comparative assessment of a World Heritage Site
Hunting and cooperative foraging behavior of Galapagos sea lion: An attack to large pelagics
Hydrologic – Biogeochemical Connections Across the Terrestrial – Aquatic Interface in Tropical Andean Watersheds
Invasive species impacts on the Galapagos flora, the Cedrela odorata case
Rarity of monodominance in hyperdiverse Amazonian forests
Scaling issues of neutral theory reveal violations of ecological equivalence for dominant Amazonian tree species
Spatio-temporal Assessments of Greenhouse Gas Production and Flux in Headwater Tropical Streams
Trees of Amazonian Ecuador: a taxonomically verified species list with data on abundance and distribution
Use of drone and satellite images to classify and map native and invasive vegetation in island systems: the Galapagos example.
A conceptual framework for the management of a highly-valued invasive tree in the Galápagos Islands
A methodology for mapping native and invasive vegetation coverage in archipelagos: An example from the Galapagos Islands
Allelopathic Impacts of the Invasive Tree Cedrela odorata L. (Meliaceae, Sapindales = Magnoliidae) in the Galapagos Flora
Globally consistent impact of tropical cyclones on the structure of tropical and subtropical forests
Species Distribution Modelling: Contrasting presence-only models with plot abundance data.
Darwinian Emergence, Conservation, and Restoration. Novel Ecosystems and Hybrid Environments
Estimating and interpreting migration of Amazonian forests using spatially implicit and semi-explicit neutral models
Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition
Plant community composition and structural characteristics of an invaded forest in the Galápagos
World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice
Chapter 9 Darwinian Emergence, Conservation, and Restoration. Novel Ecosystems and Hybrid Environments
Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Nutrición. Tomo II Salud Sexual y Reproductiva. ENSANUT-ECU 2014
Hyperdominance in the Amazonian Tree Flora.

INTERESES

Filosofía con mención en Conservación y Manejo de Ecología Silvestre, Ecología de Plantas, Plantas Invasivas. MSc en Ecology, Evolution and Sytematics, Licenciatura en Biología de la PUCE y Experiencia en manejo en Drones y Sensores Remotos