Jacob
González-Solís

Full Professor, doctor of biological sience
  

I am a researcher in the fields of evolutionary, population and environmental biology.
My research aims to understand the key processes driving the spatial and temporal dynamics of animal populations. I mainly focus on movementecology, symbiotic interactions and marine environmental chemistry, using seabirds as the main study model. I am concerned with the loss of biodiversity and therefore all my research intends to contribute to the field of conservation biology.
My research includes observational and experimental field studies integrating multidisciplinary approaches and tools, such as molecular, stable isotope, physiological, microbiological and contamination analyses. We instrument animals with different sort of devices, such as GPSs, GLSs, wet-dry sensors and accelerometers, to track their foraging and migratory movements and behaviour.
Our tracking data are contributing to several processes of identification and assessment of important bird areas at sea (mIBAs), marine protected areas and the study of seabird-fishery interactions in the Atlantic and Mediterranean regions.
Our activities also include building capacity in developing countries by training students, technicians and field assistants as well as increasing public awareness on anthropogenic threats to seabirds and to the marine environment. Our main research sites are in the Macaronesic archipelagos, particularly Cape Verde and Canary Islands, as well as in some Antarctic and subantarctic localities. Long-term studies in ecological research are essential to document key changes in the environment and therefore we monitored some of these study sites for >10 years now.
We hold a large network of international research collaborations in France, UK, Germany, Portugal, Iceland, Cape Verde, Senegal, South Africa and Chile. We also collaborate with a number of NGOs in Spain and Cape Verde.

        

 Teaching.

  • Marine
    Sciences
    Degree

    Anthropogenic Impacts on the Marine Environment

    [6 ECTS]     Teaching Plan

  • Grans Vertebrats Marins

    [3 ECTS]     Teaching Plan

  • Master in
    Biodiversity

    Mecanismos Evolutivos del Comportamiento y Montaje de Comunidades

    [6 ECTS]     Teaching Plan

  • Master in
    Oceanography
    and Marine
    Env. Manag.

    Biodiversidad de Aves Marinas

    [3 ECTS]     Teaching Plan

 Topics.

Movement Ecology

Movement is a fundamental trait in animal life shaped by an infinity of ecological and evolutionary processes.

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Investigation of rabbit’s neuronal reaction What is the main factor of peoples agression?

Conservation Biology

A major challenge in our world is the loss of biodiversity, and marine ecosystems and seabirds do not escape this tendency.

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Investigation of rabbit’s neuronal reaction What is the main factor of peoples agression?

Symbiotic Interactions

The close and persistent association between two or more phylogenetically distant organisms is extraordinarily interesting from an evolutionary perspective.

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Investigation of rabbit’s neuronal reaction What is the main factor of peoples agression?

Marine Environmental Chemistry

We live in a world where the chemical footprints of human activities reach the most remote and pristine places on the planet.

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Investigation of rabbit’s neuronal reaction What is the main factor of peoples agression?

 Projects.

  • 2017-2019

    Seabirds as a tool for a dynamic managment of protected areas and fisheries

    Funded by National Programme for Research Aimed at the Challenges of Society. Ministerio de Economia, Industria y Competitividad.

  • 2017-2019

    Alcyon Programme – Promoting the conservation of seabirds in Cape Verde

    Funded by MAVA Foundation and Coordinated by BirdLife International.

  • 2017-2019

    Genomics of Conservation applied to the Balearic Shearwater

    Funded by Fundación BBVA.   PI. Marta Riutort.

  • 2017-2019

    Spanish network about marine debris

    Acciones de dinamización Redes de Excelencia. Ministerio de Economia, Industria y Competitividad. PI Miquel Canals

  • 2017-2018

    Evaluating the Spanish Marine Protected Areas Network (RAMPE) for the conservation of seabirds in the Spanish Levantine areaFunded by Programa Pleamar of Fundación Biodiversidad.

    Funded by Programa Pleamar of Fundación Biodiversidad

 Publications.

 People.