Spatial ecology in a changing world

Lab Activities

New PhD in town: Núria Aquilué, Models and the management of forest landscapes under global changes

New PhD in town: Núria Aquilué, Models and the management of forest landscapes under global changes

Núria Aquilué: MANAGING FOREST LANDSCAPES UNDER GLOBAL CHANGES: SIMULATION MODELS FOR SCENARIO EVALUATION. July 2018. University: UQAM (Canada). Advisors: Christian Messier, Lluís Brotons, Marie-Josée Fortin In this thesis, Núria Aquilué presents two simulation modelling approaches to characterise forest ecosystems to then evaluate landscape-scale forest management strategies […]

Assistant technician position in landscape modelling and data analyses in Solsona (InForest JRU, CTFC-CREAF)

Assistant technician position in landscape modelling and data analyses in Solsona (InForest JRU, CTFC-CREAF)

We offer a technician position in landscape modelling and analysis of environmental data to join the Biodiversity and Landscape Ecology Lab at the InForest Join Research Unit (CREAF–CTFC-CEMFOR) in the context of global change impacts on Mediterranean systems. Main tasks to develop include assistance in […]

Position on forest ecosystem monitoring using drone technology and remote sensing

Position on forest ecosystem monitoring using drone technology and remote sensing

A new position to conduct pre/post-doctoral research is open at CEMFOR (CTFC) – CREAF Joint research unit (InFOREST JRU) for one year (with the possibility of an extension) in the context of the new joint research unit between the two research institutions and the NEWFORESTS […]

Post-Doctoral position on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Scenarios and Modelling in Mediterranean Forests

Post-Doctoral position on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Scenarios and Modelling in Mediterranean Forests

A new position to conduct post-doctoral research is open at CEMFOR (CTFC) – CREAF Joint research unit (InFOREST JRU) for one to two years (with the possibility of an extension) in the context of the new joint research unit between the two research institutions and […]

ECOLAND creates the “Biodiversity Information Facility” BIF

ECOLAND creates the “Biodiversity Information Facility” BIF

ECOLAND creates a new facility for biodiversity research: the Biodiversity Information Facility (BIF). BIF is devoted to organize and standardize available biodiversity data (species distribution, monitoring, natural history traits, amongst others), and related ecological factors (environmental information and human pressure descriptors). These structured information should […]

Candidat a beca FI 2015 per a desenvolupar un projecte de modelització de la vegetació al CTFC

Candidat a beca FI 2015 per a desenvolupar un projecte de modelització de la vegetació al CTFC

Es busca candidat per a sol·licitar una beca de doctorat de Formació d’Investigadors (FI-DGR 2015) per a la realització d’una tesi doctoral sobre la predicció dels potencials efectes del canvi global sobre l’estructura i composició dels boscos a Catalunya, dins del grup de biodiversitat i […]

New associate researcher: Sophie Bontemps

Sophie Bontemps has become an associate member of the ECOLAND lab. She is working as a post-doctoral researcher at the Earth and Life Institute of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium. Her main background is in remote sensing while she has also advanced […]

New post doc at ECO-LAND: Nicolas Titeux

New post doc at ECO-LAND: Nicolas Titeux

Nicolas Titeux recently joined the ECOLAND lab as a post-doctoral researcher on biodiversity scenarios in Europe (EUBON and TRUSTEE projects). The emphasis of his recent activities has been on spatial ecology, conservation biogeography and biodiversity monitoring. Important axes of his research are the improvement of […]

Post-doctoral positions on biodiversity scenarios open at Ecoland

POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONS ON BIODIVERSITY SCENARIOS IN EUROPE OPEN AT CTFC Two positions to conduct post-doctoral research are open at CTFC for one to two years (with the possibility of an extension) in the context of the two FP7- European projects “EUBON – Building the European […]

New servers available for landscape modelling and remote sensing analyses.

The ECOLAND lab group has a new computing facility aimed at better dealing with the needs from handling and modelling large spatial environmental data sets. This server cluster is a strategic step forward for the group and the CTFC as institution and involves a much […]

New agreement signed with the PAU COSTA Foundation on the modelling of fire risk

ECO-LAND has recently signed a collaboration agreement with the Pau Costa Foundation to strengthen research links on fire risk modelling to the operative world of fire- fighting. The collaboration will involve exchange of expertise on forest fire modelling derived from the BIONOVEL project (i.e. spatial […]

Landsat 8 launching event: remote sensing applications to biodiversity research

Ecoland members were invited to the Landsat 8 launching event held in Barcelona by the GRUMETS research group. Magda Pla and Núria Aquilué attended the event and presented some of the applications based on remote sensing data that the group have been using in Biodiversity […]

Visit to Ecoland: Tomáš Telenský, Charles University (Prague)

Tomáš Telenský is visiting Ecoland for some days. Tomáš is an employee of Birdlife CZ (Czech Society for Ornitology) and a PhD. student of ecology at Charles University in Prague. The subject of his PhD. is to unravel the causes of bird population changes. His […]

XV National Congress of Geographical Information Techniques (AGE, Madrid, September 2012)

Adrián Regos and Magda Pla (ECOLAND) in collaboration with colleagues from FiDBosc (CTFC), GRUMETS (CREAF and UAB) and Department of Zoology in the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) have contributed with three proceedings to XV Conference of Geographical Information Techniques in the context of […]