José Diogo Barros
- Thesis title: Animal friendly cities: How urbanization affects the ecology, behaviour and stress of small mammals and how it can be mitigated
- Supervisor: Maria da Luz Mathias
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- Department: Animal Biology, University of Lisbon
- Research Group: Functional Biodiversity Thesis title: Animal friendly cities: How urbanization affects the ecology, behaviour and stress of small mammals and how it can be mitigated Supervisor: Maria da Luz Mathias Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: PD/BD/113457/2015 Start date: 2015-04-01 End date: 2019-03-31
I am most interested in analysing key components of urbanisation that drive changes in small mammal community ecology. Being urban green areas small islands of biodiversity, I am interested in finding what variables most contribute to variation in species composition, abundance and other ecological parameters. Ultimatly, I want to understand how can we improve such areas to be more attarctive to both humans and animals.
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