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GIS resources

Some MINAE-SINAC GIS resources. I don’t have GIS skills but seems like there are some useful things here, and the map viewer is interesting to browse regardless: Map viewer (click this button to overlay different GIS layers) CENIGA homepage SINIA … Continue reading

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Talk on Santa Rosa Super Site – Monday July 24

If you are in or around Santa Rosa on Monday July 24th, professor Arturo Sanchez of the University of Alberta will be giving a talk on his long-term environmental monitoring research in Santa Rosa. The talk will be in the … Continue reading

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Guide to dry forest reptiles and amphibians in pdf

Longtime researcher and friend of the ACG David Norman has released a guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Palo Verde and Santa Rosa. The guide consists of 23 color plates and all information is presented in both English and … Continue reading

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Looking forward – Costa Rica’s “Canal Seco”

For those who aren’t aware of this looming challenge, I include a few (not intended comprehensive, just things I have run across in the last year) links below regarding the planned “Canal Seco.” This is an overland cargo route that … Continue reading

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Amanda Melin named Canada Research Chair

ACG researcher Amanda Melin has been named a Canada Research Chair in Primate Genomics and Dietary Ecology, one of 56 such chairs in Canada. Much of the work sponsored by the chair will be carried out in Sector Santa Rosa … Continue reading

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High Honors for ACG researcher Linda Fedigan

A belated congratulations to long-time ACG researcher Linda Fedigan who was inducted into the Order of Canada in June of 2016. Dr. Fedigan’s research into the white-faced capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinus) is one of the ACG’s longest running and most … Continue reading

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Hurricane Otto Followup

According to IACG’s informants, the ACG seems to have escaped Hurricane Otto relatively unscathed. Roger Blanco writes: There really wasn’t any impact on ACG infrastructure, with the exception of some trees fallen across different roads and trails. We have been … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Otto

As you may be aware, tropical storm Otto is expected to make landfall in Costa Rica, potentially as a hurricane. The projected trajectory is along the Costa Rica Nicaraguan border. At the very least ACG can expect heavy rain over … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Supersite in the Tico Times

The Tico Times has a profile of ACG researcher Arturo Sánchez-Azofeifa and his Santa Rosa based TDF monitoring projects

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Researcher Input Requested – New Nature Trail

IACG sent around this email on behalf of the Ecotourism program. We are posting it here as well to try to reach as many people as possible. If you have research activities near the existing trails, this could affect you, … Continue reading

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