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Rull del Castillo, Valentí

Valentí Rull del Castillo

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Educational Background

  • Licenciate in Biological Sciences. University of Barcelona (UB), Faculty of Biology. Barcelona, Spain. 1981. Advisor: Ramon Margalef.
  • MS in Biology (Ecology) Magna Cum Laude. Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC). Caracas, Venezuela. 1986. Advisor: M. L. Salgado-Labouriau
  • PhD in Biology (Ecology) Magna Cum Laude. Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC). Caracas, Venezuela. 1990. Advisor: Carlos Schubert. Homologated to the Spanish Doctorate in September 2004.

 

Research Interests

Current
  • Paleoecological applications of palynology
  • Biotic responses to environmental change
  • Paleoecology and global warming
  • Tropical biodiversity and biogeography
  • High-mountain paleoecology
  • The temporal continuum in ecology
  • Conservation ecology: conceptual aspects
  • Science and society
Historical
  • Cenozoic biostratigraphy
  • Ecostratigraphy
  • Palynology and plant evolution
  • Evolution of neotropical mangroves
  • Mass extinctions and their causes
  • Exploration of natural resources
  • High-Impact palynostratigraphy (HIP)

 

Active Projects

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Past Projects

 


PUBLICATIONS

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PREVIOUS SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Stansell, N. D., Abbott, M. B., Rull, V., Rodbell, D. T., Bezada, M. & Montoya, E. 2010. Abrupt Younger Dryas cooling in the northern tropics recorded in lake sediments from the Venezuelan Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 293: 154-163.

Cody, S., Richardson, J. E., Rull, V., Ellis, Ch. & Pennington, R. T. 2010. The great American biotic interchange revisited. Ecography, 33: 326-332.

Rull, V. 2010. On microrefugia and cryptic refugia. Journal of Biogeography, 37: 1623-1627.

Montoya, E., Rull, V. & van Geel, B. 2010. Non-pollen palynomorphs from surface sediments along an altitudinal transect of the Venezuelan Andes. Palaeoegography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 297: 169-183.

Rull, V., Stansell, N. D., Montoya, E., Bezada, M. & Abbott, M. B. 2010. Palynological signal of the Younger Dryas in the tropical Venezuelan Andes. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29: 3045-3056.

Rull, V. 2011. Origins of biodiversity. Science, 331: 398-399.

Rull, V. & Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. 2011. What is long-term in ecology? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 26: 3-4.

Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., Rull, V., Montoya, E. & Safont, E. 2011. Quaternary palaeoecology and nature conservation: a general review and some examples from the Neotropics. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30: 2361-2388.

Rull, V. 2011. Neotropical biodiversity: timing and potential drivers. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 26: 508-513.

Montoya, E., Rull, V. & Nogué, S. 2011. Early human occupation and land use changes near the boundary of the Orinoco and the Amazon basins (SE Venezuela): palynological evidence from El Paují record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 310: 413-426.

Montoya, E. & Rull, V. 2011. Gran Sabana fires (SE Venezuela): a paleoecological perspective. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30: 3430-3444.

Cañellas-Boltà, N., Rull, V., Sáez, A., Margalef, S., Giralt, S., Pueyo, J. J., Birks, H. H., Birks, H. J. B. & Pla, S. 2012. Macrofossils in Raraku Lake (Easter Island). An integration of sedimentary and geochemical records and a palaeoecological synthesis for the last 34 cal kyr. Quaternary Science Reviews, 34: 113-126.

Rull, V. 2012. Paleobiodiversity and taxonomic resolution: linking past trends with present patterns. Journal of Biogeography, 39: 1005-1006.

Safont, E., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T. & Rull, V. 2012. Use of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) tools to set priorities and optimize strategies in biodiversity conservation. Biological Conservation, 149: 113-121.

Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., Nogué, S., Rull, V. 2012. Global warming, habitat shifts and potential refugia for biodiversity conservation in the neotropical Guayana Highlands. Biological Conservation, 152: 159-168.

Rull, V. 2012. Past natural history and ecological biodiversity modeling. Systematics and Biodiversity, 10: 1-5.

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