Project Staff: Assistant Curator
Spanish (Mother Tongue), French and English German and Dutch (basic)
PhD Imperial College 2008
MSc (DEA) Université de Montpellier II 2000
Based at the herbarium, my curatorial duties including incorporation of specimens into the collection, naming, data-basing and rearranging collections to new revisions, adding information to databases, dealing with enquiries, assisting visitors and supervising volunteers. Digitisation of specimens when necessary.
I also provide support for research and teaching activities to raise awareness of the importance of plants on Earth and their identification.
Alvarez M. G., François Tron, and André Mauchamp. 2005. Sexual versus asexual colonization by Phragmites australis: 25 year reed dynamics in a Mediterranean Marsh, Southern France. Wetlands 25 (3):639-647.
Alvarez, M. G. and C. Montaňa. 1997. Analysis of the germination and survival of 5 species of Cactaceae in the Valley of Zapotitlan, Salinas, Pue. Mexico. Acta Botanica Mexicana 40:43-58