Heinke Jäger

Ecóloga de Restauración

Heinke empezó a trabajar en la ECCD en 1998, primero con la cascarilla introducida (Cinchona pubescens) y después con especies de plantas raras y amenazadas.

Después de recibir su PhD de la Universidad Técnica de Berlín, Alemania, realizó su investigación postdoctoral sobre especies invasoras de Galápagos en la Universidad de Brown, EE.UU.

Actualmente es científica en la ECCD y su investigación se centra en investigar especies invasoras terrestres de plantas y animales en Galápagos. Esto incluye la distribución, los impactos y el control de estas especies y también la restauración de los ecosistemas invadidos.

Articles

Getting to know the plants and insects on farms on Santa Cruz, Galapagos

Agriculture production started in Galapagos at the beginning of the 20th century and is now being practiced extensively on the four inhabited islands. Even so, there is limited information on the...

Researching the Introduced Fowler’s Tree Frog In Santa Cruz Island

The Galapagos Islands include a large biodiversity of vertebrates including mammals, reptiles, birds and fish. However, as far as amphibians are concerned, the only one found on the islands is the...

Satellite Images Donation to Help Control of Invasive Plant Species in Galapagos

The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) received a donation of high resolution satellite images from the DigitalGlobe Foundation through Brown University, US. This donation has been received by Lynn...

CDF Takes Part in Galapagos Symposium in San Francisco

The symposium “Galápagos 2015: Science, Conservation, and History in the 180 years since Darwin” gathered about 60 researchers, experts, students and passionate audience for the conservation of the...

Monitoring Effects of Blackberry Control at Los Gemelos

The unique animals and plants of the Galapagos archipelago have experienced few extinctions, mainly due to the late colonization of the islands by humans and the high level of protection of most of...

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