Jennifer Swenson

jswenson@duke.edu
NSOE; ESP

 

Location 1

Research Location
Amazon Watershed, South America

Research Objective
To identify concentrations of vertebrates throughout the Andes-Amazon region for conservation.

Collaborating Institution
NatureServe, Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP), Centro de Datos para la Conservacion, Proytecto Mono Tocon

Funding Source/Sponsor
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation

Students Involved
No

 

Location 2

Research Location
Madre de Dios, Peru

Research Objective
To measure how much intact the Amazon Rainforest has been converted to mine tailing ponds with discussion on biodiversity consequences and mercury poisoning.

Collaborating Institution
None

Funding Source/Sponsor
None

Students Involved
Catherine Carter (MEM)

 

Location 3

Research Location
Moyobamba, Peru

Research Objective
The principal objective of the project is the conservation of the San Martin titi monkey (Callicebus oenanthe) and its habitat.

Collaborating Institution
Proyecto Mono Tocón

Funding Source/Sponsor
Planet Action

Students Involved
Danica Schaffer-Smith (PhD Student)

 

Website
http://www.naturserve.org/andesamazon
http://www.monotocon.org/
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0018875
https://nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/swenson

 

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