Category Archives: Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Amanda Melin named Canada Research Chair

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on High Honors for ACG researcher Linda Fedigan

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hurricane Otto Followup

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tropical Storm Otto

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Santa Rosa Supersite in the Tico Times

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Researcher Input Requested – New Nature Trail

Report on construction of allometric functions for Costa Rican forests

At the link find the report: Construcción de Funciones Alométricas para Cos ta Rica en el Contexto del Proyecto de Protección Ambiental a través de la Protección d e los Bosques de Centro América (Informe final) by Dr. William Fonseca … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Report on construction of allometric functions for Costa Rican forests

New soil maps and soil app for Costa Rica

I missed this until now, but this is probably relevant to many ACG researchers. The CIA (Center for Agronomic Research) of the University of Costa Rica released a new soil map in 2013 and have updated the map in 2016. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New soil maps and soil app for Costa Rica

ACG aerial photo preview

Those of you who are familiar with the InvestigadoresACG project know that one of our long-term goals is to create a repository of ACG knowledge that benefits all of our user communities. We decided to start with a set of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ACG aerial photo preview