Alejandro ValenzuelaProffesor and Research Scientist
National University of Tierra del Fuego and National Council for Scientific and Technical Research
I research since 2005 in ecology, management and conservation of wildlife (exotic and native) in Southern Patagonia in interdisciplinary projects that include researchers from academia, managers and society with a socio-ecological approach, in particular applied to management of invasive exotic species, conservation of carnivores, and protected areas management, using different methods (camera traps, habitat and diet evaluation, trapping, GIS, Telemetry, Social Interviews and Surveys, etc.) and with statistical models (GLM, GLMM, etc.). Currently, I am Assistant Professor and Member of the Board of Directors of the National University of Tierra del Fuego, Full Researcher in the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET in Spanish), Adjunct Professor of Northern Arizona University (USA), Argentine representative and Species Coordinator for Lontra provocax of the Otter Specialist Group of the IUCN, National Coordinator of the Group of Specialists in Invasive Exotic Mammals (Argentine Mammals Assessment, National Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development and Argentine Mammalogical Scientific Society), Member of the Network of “Young Leaders for Conservation” (Argentina, Chile and Uruguay).
Invasive Alien Species assessment-Lead author