The assembly and evolution of the Amazonian biota and its environment
The symposium speakers will address the central questions associated with the assembly and evolution of the Amazonian Biota: (a) the need for an integrative approach to Amazonian environmental history and assembly, (b) the phylogenetic and biogeographic assembly of Amazonian vertebrates and plants, (c) Amazonian collection data and the quantitative analysis of areas of endemism, (d) the Neogene paleogeographic and paleoclimatic history of Amazonia, (e) phylogeographic populational structuring and environmental stability, and (f) the integration of these data into global climate models of Plio-Pleistocene and future environmental change.
Venue: FAPESP – Rua Pio XI, 1500 – Alto da Lapa – SP
Date: March 4th
Time: 8:30 to 18:30
Pio Park – Rua Pio XI, 1320 Tonimar – Rua Jorge Americano, 89
This event will be held in English with simultaneous translation to Portuguese