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Biologist , researcher

Saúl Blanco Lanza, Spanish biologist, researcher. Research grant, Vicechancellorship of Students and Social Affairs, University of León, 1998, Social Council, University of León, 1999, Department of Ecology and Microbiology, University of Valencia, 2001, University of León, 2001-2005, Gabriel Lippmann Public Research Center, Luxembourg, 2002, 2005.


Lanza, Saúl Blanco was born on March 12, 1977 in León, Spain. Son of Eduardo Blanco Caño and María de las Nieves Lanza Vega.


Graduate Degree, School of Biological Sciences, University of León, 1995—2000. Master, School of Biological Sciences, University of León, León, 2001. University specialist in science technical and society, National University of Distance Education, Madrid, 2002.

Advanced studies diploma, School of Biological Sciences, University of León, 2003. Master in environmental management and audits, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria & Polytech. University of Barcelon, 2003—2004.


Researcher University of León, Area of Ecology, Spain, since 2001. Scholar University of Valenciam, Unit of Ecology -, Valencia, Spain, 2001. Scholar Gabriel Lippmann Public Research Center, Luxembourg, 2002.

Consultant River Duero Hidrological Confederation, Valladolid, Spain, since 2004.


  • Achievements include discovery of new genera and species for the Iberian diatom flora. Development of diatoms as bioindicators for shallow lakes. Discovery of non relationship between moon phases and deliveries in León, Spain.

    Discovery of new astrometric data for asteroids Hermione and Polyxo. First to biomonitorizarion of River Duero Basin (Spain) usind diatoms. Discovery of Several new data about the diet of some freshwater fish species.

    First to new data about the ichthyofauna of the Albufera Lake (Spain). Discovery of fragment of the Villalbeto de la Peña meteorite.


Member Doctors Without Frontiers, León, 2003—2005. Master: Leonese Astronomical Association. Member: French Speaking Diatomists Association (correspondent), Spanish Phycological Society (correspondent), Spanish Limnological Association (correspondent), Spanish Scientifics Association (correspondent), Royal Spanish Society of Natural History (correspondent), Spanish Photographic Meteor Network (associate), Society for the Development of Critical Thinking (correspondent).


  • Other Interests

    Astronomy, classical music.


Eduardo Blanco Caño María