Virginia Capmourteres

PhD student
Email: 
vcapmour@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
(519) 824-4120 Ext. 56499
Fax: 
(519) 837-0442
Office: 
Bovey
Lab: 
2112

Education

2006- 2011. BSc Biological Sciences, major in Ecology. Maimónides University, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Research

Thesis: Developing indicators and models to assess the integrity and potential of ecosystems.

Keywords: ecosystem health, structure-function relationship, ecosystem services, land use and land cover, complexity.


Publications

Peer-reviewed:

Bauni, V., V. Capmourteres, M. Homberg & G. Zuleta. 2013. Distribution and status of the extant xenarthrans (Mammalia: Xenarthra) in the Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna, Argentina. Edentata 14 (2013): 35-50.

Bogan , S.; Agnolin , F.; Oliva , C. & Capmourteres, V. 2012. Nuevas consideraciones sobre una asociación ictiofaunística del Pleistoceno tardío del río Quequén Salado, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Stud. Geol. Salmant. 48 (1): 89-127.

Technical reports:

Capmourteres, V., L. Schram, C. Wagner, A. Cecile & M. Anand. 2014. Old-growth eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) forests in North America. A Report prepared for EarthRoots. 59 pp.

Homberg, M.A., V. Capmourteres, A. Faggi, S. Bogan, F. Zorzi, J.M. Meluso, F. Gutierrez, Y. Hazuda, N. Ocampos & L. Legendre. 2012. Environmental Management Plan of Campo San Juan Reserve, Misiones, Argentina. Fundación de Historia Natural Félix de Azara- Maimónides University. 268 pp.

Homberg, M.A., V. Capmourteres, A. Faggi, S. Bogan, F. Zorzi, J.M. Meluso, F. Gutierrez, Y. Hazuda, N. Ocampos & L. Legendre. 2012. Environmental Management Plan of Candelaria Reserve, Misiones, Argentina. Fundación de Historia Natural Félix de Azara- Maimónides University. Final Report. 227 pp.

Homberg, M.A. & V. Capmourteres. 2012. Management recommendations to improve indicators of environmental performance. Fundación de Historia Natural Félix de Azara- Department of Natural and Anthropological Sciences- CEBBAD- Maimónides University. Prepared for Entidad Binacional Yacyretá. 15 pp.

Homberg, M.A., S. Bogan, J.M. Meluso & V. Capmourteres. 2012. Biodiversity baseline study in Termoeléctrica Manuel Belgrano S.A. Technical Report prepared by Fundación de Historia Natural Félix de Azara- Maimónides University, for Termoeléctrica Manuel Belgrano S.A. 74 pp.

Zuleta, G.A., P. Tchilinguirián, M. Castro, M. Ciancio, A. Pérez, D. Schell & V. Capmourteres. 2011. Ecological rehabilitation of degraded habitats in El Trapial, Neuquén, Argentina: bases for a comprehensive planning. Progress Report N° 5 for Chevron Argentina S.A. Maimónides University, Buenos Aires. 50 pp.

Bogan, S. & V. Capmourteres. 2011. Biodiversity baseline study in Delta Terra, Tigre, Argentina. Technical Report prepared by Fundación de Historia Natural Félix de Azara- Department of Natural and Anthropological Sciences- CEBBAD- Maimónides University, for Delta Terra. 42 pp.

Zuleta, G.A., M.A. Homberg, A. Faggi, M.G. Arias, J.M. Meluso, G. Lanusse, N. Rey, D.G. Schell, V. Capmourteres, C. Falgueras & M.T. Junges. 2010. Biodiversity conservation and environmental management in alien tree plantations of Pomera, Corrientes. Progress Report N° 3. 160 pp.

Homberg, M.A., G.A. Zuleta, D.G. Schell, A. Faggi, V. Capmourteres, & D. Tobar. 2009. Implementation of the Terrestrial Ecosystem Thematic Network of the Americas in Argentina. Final Technical Report. Prepared by the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Maimónides University, for IABIN-OEA. 64 pp.

Zuleta, G.A., D. Schell, B. Guida Johnson, V. Bauni, M. Homberg, A. Faggi, N. Rey, D. Tobar, & V. Capmourteres. 2008. Environmental impact evaluation of alien tree plantations. Ecological diagnose and recommendations for biodiversity management in Loma Alta, Corrientes, Argentina. Final Report for Masisa Argentina S.A. 122 pp.


Awards

Arthur Latornell Graduate Research Scholarship. University of Guelph. 2014.

NSERC CREATE Tri-Council Top-up. 2014-2015.

NSERC CREATE Forest Complexity Modeling. PhD partial scholarship. 2014-2015.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship. 2014-2015.

Arthur Richmond Memorial Scholarship. University of Guelph. 2014.

Arthur Latornell Graduate Research Scholarship. University of Guelph. 2013.

Nora Cebotarev Scholarship. University of Guelph. 2013- 2015.

NSERC CREATE Forest Complexity Modeling. MSc partial scholarship. 2013- 2014.

International Graduate Scholarship. University of Guelph.  2013.


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