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Dolors Armenteras

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Dr Dolors Armenteras is a distinguished Full Professor in Landscape Ecology applied to Conservation Biology at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, a role she has excelled in since 2007. With a Ph.D. from King’s College London, Dr. Armenteras’ career is a showcase of commitment to understanding the dynamics and functions of ecological systems across various scales. Her research, deeply focused on the underlying processes responsible for the dynamics of ecosystems, particularly in relation to landscape dynamics and climate change impacts on flora and fauna. She has made significant contributions in exploring land use and land cover changes, deforestation, and their extensive effects on ecosystem functioning and biodiversity. Dr. Armenteras' work, marked by integrations of ecological and socio-economic processes, includes groundbreaking insights into megafires in South America and the conservation of tropical rainforests. Her current role as a member of the Science Policy Interface (SPI) at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) demonstrates her commitment to bridge the gap between science and policy A Fulbright Scholar and recipient of multiple USAID-National Academy of Sciences awards, she was also Vice President of the International Association of Landscape Ecology, further highlighting her dedication to advancing ecological science for the sustainability of ecosystems and the environment and reinforces her commitment to driving forward the frontiers of ecological research, with a unique focus on the challenges and perspectives of less wealthy countries.

Research areas:  Landscape ecology, fire ecology, conservation biology, biodiversity and ecosystem services, LULC

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.6 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.760 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.070 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    4 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    121 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    241 Altmetric mentions