Gabriela Rodriguez Barrera

PhD Candidate

Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Computational Landscape Ecology
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 341 / 235 1942

Research interests

  • Biodiversity Conservation through Landscape Ecology
  • Threatened Habitats
  • Functional Diversity
  • Ecosystem Functions
  • Spatial Modelling

since 2018





Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Department of Computational Landscape Ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem services Group (BIOECOS): PhD Candidate. Project: "Seasonal Effects in Functional Diversity and Multifunctionality on Prairie Dog Dominated Grasslands of Mexico".

Universidad de Monterrey - UDEM, Lecturer for the Experimental Sciences subject.

University of Leeds, Faculty of Biological Sciences. MRes Biodiversity and Conservation. Completed two research projects related to the impacts that landscape composition and configuration in different conditions can have in biodiversity, specifically bat species.

Research Assistant at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Faculty of Biology, at the Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development Laboratory.

Studies of Biology at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. (Specialization: Conservation and natural resources). Thesis "The seasonal effect of riparian vegetation on frugivorous bats (Stenodermatinae) in a tropical forest agricultural landscape, Chiapas, Mexico"