ARACELI PUENTE TRUEBA

Head of Coastal Ecosystems

Researcher

puentea@unican.es

+34 942 20 16 16 Ext.1104

Biography

Araceli has a degree in Biological Sciences and a PhD in Marine Sciences. She is currently a Professor at the University of Cantabria, and a and a great part of her teaching work is linked to the Official Master’s Degree in Integrated Management of Water Systems.

Her research work focuses on the environmental assessment and monitoring of aquatic systems and the description of spatial-temporal patterns of estuarine and coastal ecosystems, with special interest in the study of the ecology of benthic communities (invertebrates, macroalgae).

RESEARCH LINES

Study of space-time patterns in the physicochemical characteristics of water, in biodiversity (structure and composition of communities and populations) and in the functioning of coastal ecosystems (estuarine and coastal).
Biological indicators
Environmental assessment and monitoring of aquatic systems.
Analysis of the anthropogenic alterations on estuarine and coastal ecosystems.
Effects of climate change on coastal ecosystems.

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