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Graciela Monica Rusch

Stilling:    Seniorforsker

 Telefon: +47 930 08 503
 E-post: graciela.rusch@nina.no
 Arbeidssted: Terrestrial biodiversity

Kunnskapsområde

Ecology, trans-disciplinary research, ecosystem services.

Nøkkelkvalifikasjoner

Wide research interests on plant sciences, specifically on functional ecology, ecosystem function and ecological processes related to land-use, herbivory and the maintenance and management of biological diversity. Extensive international experience including research and consultancy projects in Europe, North America, South and Central America, and East Africa. Experience of project coordination including a number of international projects (Research Council of Norway and EU). A number of these projects are cross-disciplinary with components of ecology/biology and social/economic sciences. The work related to the projects have comprised own research, supervision of MSc and PhD students, consultancy and project coordination activities.

Utdanning

1992, Fil. dr Plantøkologi. Uppsala universitet, Sverige. 1982, Agronom (plantfysiologi og økologi), Buenos Aires universitet, Argentina.

Arbeidserfaring

2010- present Senior Research Scientist, NINA

1998- 2010 Research scientist, NINA

1995-1997 Post-doc researcher at the Biological Survey, University of Oklahoma, USA.

1987-1992 PhD candidate, Uppsala University

1982 - 1986 Research associate, Argentina Research Council

2010- present Senior Research Scientist, NINA

1998- 2010 Research scientist, NINA

1995-1997 Post-doc researcher at the Biological Survey, University of Oklahoma, USA.

1987-1992 PhD candidate, Uppsala University

1982 - 1986 Research associate, Argentina Research Council

Språkkunnskaper

Spansk (morsmål), engelsk (mye god muntlig og skriftlig), svensk (mye god muntlig og skriftlig), fransk (leser og forstår muntlig).

Faglige aktiviteter/oppdrag/verv

Scientific and other professional assignments

  • Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Lead author of Chapter 6 of the Global Assessment. 2016-2018.
  • Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Expert reviewer “Values review workshop for the Global Assessment". June 018.
  • Norwegian Ecological Society: Board member. 2013 - present.
  • Journal Ambio: Associate-editor: 2014 - present
  • International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management: Associate-editor. 2014 - present.
  • Member of the Program Committee. International MSc Program on Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). 2015 - present.
  • Reference Group Member, Norwegian Latin American Scientific Network (NORLARNET) 2009- 2015.

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