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Born at Barcelona, 1943. Ecology’s chairman at Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, then emeritus and honorary. professor. He organized the first research team on terrestrial ecology in Catallonia. He promoted environmental education with more than 50 papers on environmental education or for a general public. Promotor and first director of CREAF. He has worked on plant ecophysiology, forest ecology, forest wildfires, climatic change effects, molecular ecology. AEET’s first president. Vicepresidente of ICHN. Director of Ecology and BABVE departaments de Ecologia (UAB), member of commitees and boards related with environmental research, conservation, education and management. 

Director 17 years of the Aula de Ecología, Ayuntamiento de Barcelona. Honorary membership: AEET, ICHN, Colegio de Ambientólogos de Cataluña. Member of Institut d'Estudis Catalans and editorial councils and national and. International committees for research evaluation. President of Fundación Tierra, member of the Support Team to the Direction of CREAF. He has tutorized 17 PhD theses.

Publications

More than 300 articles and 20 books p.e. Notícias sobre evolución (2015), Ecologia viscuda (2010 ), Biografía del Mundo (2006), Ecología de la Vegetación (2001), Ecologia urbana (2001), Ecologia, hoy (1971) and above 250 scientific papers or chapters. Also editor, p.e., of Quercus ilex L. ecosystems: function, dynamics, management (1992); 

Awards

Environment, from Generalitat 1998, Environment, from Caixa de Sabadell-IEC 2002, Critics Serra d’Or to Biografia del Món 2007, Atlas UGT-Generalitat 2010.

Distinctions

Medail Narcís Monturiol 1992. Fundación Fernando González Bernáldez 2014, Luís Balaguer AEET 2019. Sant Jordi’s Cross 2019.

Interests

Terrestrial ecosystems. Vegetal Ecofisiology, Forestal Ecology, Urban Ecology, Biodiversity. Environmental Education.

 

Recent publications under CREAF affiliation