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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (09/02/2013 03.23)

Analysis of climate changes effects on alpine vetebrate population dynamics: Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) and mountain hare (Lepus timidus)

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The project aims include the analysis of global warming effects, expressed as population dynamics alterations, in herbivorous Alpine mammals

populations (Eurasian red Squirrel and mountain hare) where reproduction and recruitment rates are linked to seasonal factors such as primary production. In particular, in both species producer-consumer relationships will be analyzed in different habitats: Alpine conifer forests (squirrel) and Alpine grasslands and shrublands (mountain hare). Species-environment relationships study will encompass evaluation of distribution and demography (standardized presence data collection). On the basis of radiotacking data collection habitat selection, home range and core area dynamics will be analysed. Moreover ecological niche analysis and habitat quality models are expected

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Research Fields

Biological sciences - Zoology


Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www4.uninsubria.it/on-line/home/naviga-per-tema/ricerca-scientifica/articolo2785.html
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

23/02/2013

Other fellowship details
EURAXESS ID

47601

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi dell'Insubria

Other
Varese - Italy
http://www4.uninsubria.it/on-line/home.html
E-mails
roberto.battisti@unisubria.it

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