07 Oct

Josep Vila Subirós – PhD Geography

Josep Vila Subirós - Staff Towards Low Carbon Societies
Josep Vila Subirós - Staff Towards Low Carbon Societies

Position in TowardsLCS: UdG Project Leader udg

Position in University: Professor of Physical Geography, member of the Department of Geography and the Environment Institute of the University of Girona.

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Professor of Physical Geography, member of the Department of Geography and the Environment Institute of the University of Girona.

He has been director of the Institute for Environment from 2008 until 2016. Member of the Research Group “Environment and Geographic Information Technologies” (http://web2.udg.edu/aigua/).  He has focused his research on landscape ecology, landscape evolution in Mediterranean mountains and management of protected natural areas.

He completed a Degree in Geography at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB, 1993) and a Doctorate in Geography at the University of Barcelona (UB, 2000).

He is a Lecturer in Physical Geography at the University of Girona (UdG), a member of the Environment and Geographic Information Technologies Research Group (http://web2.udg.edu/aigua) attached to the Environment Institute of the UdG (http://www.udg.edu/ima), and is a member of the Water, Territory and Sustainability Consolidated Research Group.

Since 2008 until 2016 he has been Director of the Environment Institute (IMA-UdG). His research has focused on landscape analysis and evolution, with special emphasis on the process of land abandonment and landscape transformation in the Mediterranean biome.

On a theoretical and methodological level, a key area of study has been the approach developed from a landscape ecology perspective. Much of his research has also focused on the planning and management of natural protected areas.

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