Doctoral Researcher

Ana Buchadas is pursuing a PhD in the Departments of Geography Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, with co-supervisor in Université catholique de Louvain. In her PhD, she will address deforestation frontiers in tropical dry forests, understanding deforestation and advancing agricultural frontiers, their impacts on biodiversity, ecosystem services and local livelihoods.

Ana has a bachelor’s degree in Biology (University of Lisbon) and a master’s degree in Ecology, Environment and Territory (University of Porto). Prior to this she was a research fellow in different projects working with global change phenomena such as climate, land use change and invasive species. Her background lies in ecology, and Ana’s research experience has focused on applying literature synthesis, and both statistical and spatial analyses of social-ecological data.

Research Interests

  • Deforestation processes
  • Land use frontiers as a conceptual framework
  • Land use expansion and its implication for biodiversity and local livelihoods

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