Prof. Dr. Alexandro Solórzano
Dept. Geography and Environment/PUC-Rio
Line of Research: Socioecological Systems

Graduated in Geography from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
and master’s degree in Botany by the National School of Tropical Botany of the Instituto de Pesquisas
Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro, where he developed research in the area of Environmental History of
Atlantic forest. The Doctoral thesis was carried out in the Graduate Program in Ecology
from the University of Brasília, having developed research in the area of Phytogeography and Ecology of
Cerradão communities. He completed a sandwich doctorate at Colorado State University,
working with distribution modeling of cerradão species. Currently searching
carry out an integrated research of society and nature, from a perspective of
socioecological systems (SSE), with an approach that permeates Geography, History and
Ecology. In this sense, biogeography is a discipline that can help answer
questions referring to the society-nature interaction applied to the Conservation of the Atlantic Forest.
It presents the following lines of research: Biogeography and Socioecological Systems, History of
Landscape, Historical Ecology, Urban Ecology and Society-Nature Relationship.

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