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🇻🇪 Venezuela | Tweets mostly about Forest ecology and Science. English / Español. PhD University of Washington. Postdoctoral Scholar UC-Berkeley 2020
Apr 10, 2020 10 tweets 7 min read
A non-covid19 issue but still connected about the ongoing situation of forest research in Venezuela. For many years, and thanks to the pioneering effort of many people, we have one of the longest forest monitoring efforts in the tropical region: A thread🧶 natureecoevocommunity.nature.com/users/385533-e… Since the 1950s, a swiss forester by the name Jean Pierre Veillon (right in the pic - 1914-2002) started a tremendous effort to monitor the dynamics and structure of different forest-types across Venezuela, supported by Universidad de Los Andes. Photo courtesy of Giorgio Tonella. Image