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Ecologist , researcher

Jose A. Valverde, Spanish Ecologist, researcher. Decoratated Order of Alfonxo X (Spain); recipient Grande Medal Geoffroy St.-Hilaire, 1963, 64, gold medal World Wildlife Federation, 1971, Van Tienhoven prize, Bonn, Germany, 1984. Member Spanish National Research Council, Spanish Ornithological Society (president 1968-1972), Spanish Herpetological Society (president 1985-1987).

Background

Valverde, Jose A. was born on March 21, 1926 in Valladolid, Castilla, Spain. Son of Federico Valverde and Carmela Gomez.

Education

Graduate, University Complutense, Madrid, 1961. Doctor, University Complutense, Madrid, 1962. Doctor honoris causa, University Salamanca, Spain, 198.

Career

Collaborator, Spanish Research Council, 1957-1958; investigator, Spanish Research Council, 1968-1971; research professor, Spanish Research Council, 1971-1991; director, Doñana Biological Station, Seville, Spain, 1964-1975. Director Doñana National Park, 1971-1973.

Membership

Member Spanish National Research Council, Spanish Ornithological Society (president 1968-1972), Spanish Herpetological Society (president 1985-1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sea fishing, history, old weapons and boats.

Connections

Married Maria Rosa Albacete, October 13, 1964. Children: Jose Antonio, Francisco, Federico.

father:
Federico Valverde

mother:
Carmela Gomez

spouse:
Maria Rosa Albacete

child:
Francisco Valverde

child:
Jose Antonio Valverde

child:
Federico Valverde