Dr. Vanesa Salinas
Teaching Researcher

Instituto de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento (UNGS), Argentina

My Research Interests

Ecological Networks, Food webs, Non-Trophic Interactions. Stability of marine ecosistems. Polar marine biology.

My Objectives in CoastCarb

i) Based on bibliographic information, to assemble and map the bentho-pelagic marine food webs of the South Georgia and Sandwich Islands. ii) To identify the key species of these networks and determine their role in the structural stability of the system. iii) To analyse the robustness and resistance of these communities in relation to with their biodiversity loss caused by environmental disturbances and fluctuations.