TONI BARBER'S CV

 

Contents:

ACADEMIC DEGREES

Environmental area
Humanistic and therapeutic area

TRAINING COURSES

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Positions
Phd courses
Other university courses
Non-university courses
Courses taught abroad
Delivered lectures

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Projects
Funded studies
Conference Participation
Conference Presentations
Grants

AWARDS

PUBLICATIONS

Books
Book chapters
Papers in international journals
Papers in spanish journals
General-interest papers
Digital galleries

NGO ACTIVITY

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ACADEMIC DEGREES

a) Environmental area

Degree in Biology from the University of Alicante, Spain (1990-94). Degree Thesis titled Contribució al coneixement florístic i fitogeogràfic del litoral de la Marina Alta [A Contribution to the Floral and Phytogeographical Knowledge of the Marina Alta Littoral ( Spain )] ; awarded with HONOURS.

Higher Diploma in Forestry from the Cyprus Forestry College (1995). Diploma Thesis titled: A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Bioclimatology and Vegetation of the Island of Cyprus; awarded with HONOURS.

PhD in Biology from the University of Alicante, Spain (1997). PhD Thesis titled Etnobotànica de l'espart (Stipa tenacissima L.) al territori valencià [ Ethnobotany of the Esparto Grass (Stipa tenacissima L.) in the Valencian Territory]. Awarded with CUM LAUDE.

b) Humanistic and Therapeutic Area

Master's on Labour Risk Prevention, with a specialty in Ergonomy and Psychosociology, from the FUNDESEM Foundation (Foundation for Business Development in Alicante), Spain, academic year 2000-01, recognised by the Government of the Region of Valencia.

Master on Sexuality and Sexual Counceling. University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain (2010).

Training on Transpersonal Psychology and Holotropic Breathwork by the Grof Transpersonal Training, USA.

Diploma in Diafreotherapy, psycho-physical therapy of integration by Malen Cirerol School (2011).

Diploma in SAT Program of Analysis of Human characterology and Integrative Psychotherapy  with the team of Claudio Naranjo (2011)

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TRAINING COURSES

First Marine Biology course of the University of Murcia. 9 to 20 March 1987 . University of Murcia and University Club of Subaquatic Activities.

Introduction to Ethology . 30 March to 3 April 1987. Department of Animal Biology and Ecology and University Extension Service, University of Murcia, Spain.

Natural Resources Recovery. 21 November 1988 to 31 May 1989. Under the auspices of the Spanish National Employment Agency, the European Monetary Fund and the Denia Town Council.

Agriculture and Co-operation in Alicante. March 1989. A course promoted by the University Extension Service of the University of Alicante and the CAM Savings Bank.

Natural Landscape Conservation in Alicante. March 1989. A course promoted by the University Extension Service of the University of Alicante and the CAM Savings Bank.

Pesticides Handling: Course for Beginners. 19 to 23 February 1990. Promoted by the Regional Government of Valencia , the Regional Department of Food, Fisheries and Agriculture, and the Regional Department of Health.

Course on Environment and Co-operation: An Ecological and Economic Alternative. 60 hours, March to June 1990. Promoted by the Regional Government of Valencia and the Benissa Town Council.

Forest Botany: Advanced Level. 2 to 6 July 1990. The School of Forestry Training and Research of Cazorla (Jaén , Spain ).

Forestry Biotechnology: Mycorrices, Forests and Agriculture. 30 September to 4 October 1991. Menéndez Pelayo International University (UIMP).

Advanced Valencian Language Course. [Similar to Catalan or Catalonian]. November 1994-April 1995. Service for the Promotion of the Valencian Language, University of Alicante.

Proficiency in Valencian Language Course. November 1994-April 1995. Service for the Promotion of the Valencian Language, University of Alicante.

Business and Commercial English, registry number F.P.O.O. 123/94 A, taken at the Inlingua Language School, 27 October–24 January, in Dénia-Alicante, Spain.

II Short Course on Flora and Vegetation of the Pyrenees. 15 – 19 July 1997. CSIC ( Spain 's Higher Council for Scientific Research) and the Pyrenees Ecology Institute, Jaca - Huesca, Spain.

Land Degradation and Remediation. 10 October 2002 to 15 February 2003. Promoted by the Fundación Biodiversidad, the European Social Fund and the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

Using the cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) for safeguarding rural economies, environment and Mediterranean Landscape: prevention of natural risks. MedCypre Interreg IIIB Medocc Project, Jardí Botànic de València, 16 June 2006.

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Positions

Research Professor; Full-time Lecturer of "A" scale at the School of Veterinary Medicine & Zootechny of the Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico. Period: Febr. 2nd–Dec. 20th 1998. Teaching and research in Bioclimatology, Geobotany and Phytosociology.

Associate Professor (Part-time) of Plant Biology at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources of the University of Alicante (Spain). Period: March 2nd 1999-30th November 2000. Teaching and research on Plant Biology -Ecology subjects.

Teacher of Organic Gardening at the Vocational Training Centre Bosc de Diana in Dénia (Alicante, Spain), subsidised by Dénia Town Council and the Department of Labour of the Region of Valencia. Since July 2003 until July 2004.

Presently, Director of the Research Department at the IDENTIA Institute, an international centre for cultural and social development (www.identiacentre.net) and Director of the Biokhora Project (on Environment and Culture). Web address: www.biokhora.org

Presently, I am a professional freelancer.


PhD Courses

Lecturer, Introduction to Ethnobiology. Its Importance for the Conservation of Biodiversity, in the PhD Programme of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources of the University of Alicante , academic year 1999-2000.

Lecturer, Introduction to Ethnobiology. Its Importance for the Conservation of Biodiversity, at the PhD Programme of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources of the University of Alicante, academic year 2000-2001.

Lecturer, Ethnobotany and Ethnobiology in the PhD Programme of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources of the University of Alicante, academic year 1999-2000.

Other University Courses

Instructor of the short course Bioclimatology, Geobotany and Phytosociology at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny, Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico, from July 20th to 31st 1998.

Instructor of the short course Vegetation Study Methods, at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny, Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico, from July 12th to 29th, 1999 .

Instructor of the course La Cultura de l'Espart al Territori Valencià, organised by Departament de Filología Catalana, Universitat d'Alacant, 2007-2008.

Instructor of the course La Cultura de l'Espart al Territori Valencià, organised by Departament de Filología Catalana, Universitat d'Alacant, 2008-2009.

Instructor of the course Coneixement popular dela flora valenciana, organised by Departament de Filología Catalana, Universitat d'Alacant, 2008-2009.

Instructor of the course Coneixement popular dela flora valenciana, organised by Escuela de Negocios, University of Alicante, 2009-2010.

Instructor of the course Del trabajo de campo a los satélites, Escuela de Negocios, University of Alicante, 209-2010.

Instructor of the course Del trabajo de campo a los satélites, Escuela de Negocios, University of Alicante, 2010-2011.

Instructor of the course La Cultura de l'Espart al Territori Valencià, organised by Escuela de Negocios, University of Alicante, 2010-2011.

 

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Non-University Courses

Instructor, I Introductory Course on the Botany of the Marina Alta Region, in Benitatxell-Alicante, Spain, 4-11 April 1996. Organised by the Puig Llorença Cultural Association and sponsored by the Benitatxell Town Council and the CAM Savings Bank.

Instructor, II Introductory Course on the Botany of the Marina Alta Region, in Benitatxell-Alicante, Spain , 28 March 1997 – 6 April 1997. Organised by the Puig Llorença Cultural Association and the MEDCULTUR Institute, sponsored by the Benitatxell Town Council, the CAM Savings Bank and the VAPF Constructions Company.

Instructor, Interpretation of the Plant Landscape in the Mediterranean World. Taught in Ondara-Alicante, Spain , 10-20 April 1997. Organised by the CEP (Educational Centre for Teachers) of Ondara, under the auspices of the Regional Government of Valencia.

Instructor, First Introductory Course on the Mediterranean Vegetation. Taught in Relleu-Alicante, Spain, 1-4 May 1997. Organised by the MEDCULTUR Institute and the University of Alicante. Sponsored by the Relleu Town Council, the Vila Joiosa Town Council and the CAM Savings Bank.

Co-Instructor, Littoral Ecology , taught in Ondara-Alicante, Spain, 30 June 1997–4 July 1997, organised by the CEP (Educational Centre for Teachers) of Ondara, under the auspices of the Regional Government of Valencia.

Co-Instructor, Environmental Education Trainer. Responsible for Section II, spanning 55 hours (6-22 October 1997), titled Natural Resources and Degradative Agents of the Environment, organised by FOREM-PV (a trade union) with registry number CC-O 1055/87-A and subsidised by the Regional Government of Valencia.

Instructor, Course on the Environment, 20 hours, taught at the Benissa Town Hall, Alicante, Spain, 15-19 December 1997, organised by the FOREM-PV Foundation (F.O./97).

Co-Instructor, Environmental Trips along the Marina Area with two sessions of 5 hours each, on 17 and 24 January 1998. Organised by Benidorm's CEFIRE (Centre for Training, Innovation and Educational Resources) with CAM co-operation.

Co-Instructor, Workshop on Ethnobotany: Traditional Uses of Plants , taught on 8, 9, 15 & 16 May 1999, at the “Aula de la Naturaleza del Majal Blanco”, within the framework of the Environmental Education Programme of the Department of Urban Development, Environment and Housing of the City Council of Murcia (Spain).

Instructor, Introduction to the Knowledge of the Mediterranean Vegetation, taught in Benialfaquí (Alicante, Spain) 16-19 March 2001, organised by the MEDCULTUR Institute.

Instructor, I Introductory Course on the Flora and Vegetation Landscapes of the Marina Alta Region, taught in Calp and Dénia (Alicante), 13 April to 12 May 2002, sponsored by both Town Councils, organised by the IDENTIA Institute .

Instructor, Introduction to the Mediterranean Vegetation and Landscape, taught in Finestrat (Alicante), 20 April to 19 May 2002 , sponsored by the Finestrat Town Council, organised by the IDENTIA Institute .

Instructor, II Introductory Course on the Flora and Vegetation Landscapes of the Marina Alta Region, taught in Dénia (Alicante), 10-18 May 2003, organised by the IDENTIA Institute with the cooperation of the Dénia Town Council.

Instructor, II Introductory Course on the Mediterranean Vegetation and Landscape, taught in Finestrat (Alicante), 22-30 May 2003, organised by the IDENTIA Institute with the cooperation of the Finestrat Town Council.

Instructor, II Introductory Course on the Flora and Vegetation Landscapes of the Eastern Contestania Region, taught in Vall de Laguar (Alicante), 1-4 May 2003, organised by the IDENTIA Institute .

Instructor and responsible for the course Ethnobiology, Ethnoecology and Sustainable Development, taught at the Youth Council of the Region of Valencia, organised by the University of Valencia, 15 February to 1 May 2003.

Instructor of the Plant Landscape Workshop 2007. IDENTIA Institute and Miguel Hernández Unversity.

Intructor of the course Monitor de Turismo Ambiental (Environmental Tourism Guiding), organised by CREAMA Xàbia (Alicante), from March to June of 2008.

Intructor of the course Monitor de Turismo Ambiental (Environmental Tourism Guiding), organised by CREAMA Xàbia (Alicante), from March to June of 2009.

Intructor of the course Dinamizador y Monitor de Turismo Ambiental (Environmental Tourism Guiding & Management), organised by CREAMA Xàbia (Alicante), from March to June of 2010.

Intructor of the course Dinamizador y Monitor de Turismo Ambiental (Environmental Tourism), organised by CREAMA Xàbia (Alicante), from March to June of 2011.

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Courses Taught abroad

Instructor of the course Vegetation Landscape and Ethnoecology in the Mediterranean Basin, taught in Cyprus, 12-21 April 2003, organised by the IDENTIA Institute and MediTerra Cypria.

Delivered Lectures

- “Ethnobotany of the Montgó Natural Park, Spain ” at the Historiador Chabas Secondary School, 22 November 1993 . This lectures was part of the project: L'home i el medi: història d'una evolució [ Man and Environment: History of an Evolution ], organised by the Biology and History departments of this school and subsidised by Regional Government of Valencia.

- “Littoral Zonation: Stratification and Characterisation of the Biological Communities of the Supra-, Mid- and Infralittoral Stages in the Marina Alta Region”, delivered at the Historiador Chabas Secondary School, 17 January 1996 .

- “The Importance of Our Plants: Ecology and Uses”, delivered at the Callosa d'En Sarrià Town Council, Spain , 2 July 1997 .

- “ Grandpa, tell us how and why... Uses of plants, animals and gadgets”, delivered at the Benimantell Town Council, Spain , 16 March 2000 .

- “Cliff Fisheries in the Marina Alta Region”, Spain , delivered at the Calpe Town Council, Spain , 8 June 2000.

- “Bioclimatology, Geobotany and Phytosociology”, delivered at the Phytogenetic Resources Unit of the Department of Agricultural Sciences of the Cuautitlan School of Higher Studies, National Autonomous University of Mexico, l 4 February 1999.

- “Introduction to Esparto Grass Handicrafts”, delivered at the Campello Town Council ( Alicante ), 23 January 2004 . Organised by the Mountaineer Association of Campello and the Local Department of the Environment of Campello.

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RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Projects

Researcher at the HABITATS 2000 European Project (Directive 92/94 EEC) during the year 1994, in Zone 4, under Dr. M.B. Crespo Villalba's supervision, Director of Zone 4 in Spain.

Researcher-collaborator in the project titled: Classification and Conservation of Plant Germoplasma from Species Found in the Alive-fences of the Yucatan Peninsula subsidised by CONACYT (National Commission for Science and Technology of Mexico), 1996 edition, key number 0295PN. Period: July 1996-August 1998. To develop at the Department of Botany, FMVZ-UADY , Mexico . Co-ordinators: MsC. José Salvador Flores Guido & MsC. Juan Tun Garrido.

Researcher-collaborator in the project: Development of Conservation Activities for the ABH Herbarium of the School of Sciences, University of Alicante , from January-1997 to May 1998. Chief Investigator: M.B. Crespo Villalba.

Co-supervisor of the DEA Thesis (PhD courses Diploma): A Prospective Ethnoecological Study of the Novelda Agrosystem ( Alicante ), by Sara Redero Plaza on 15 October 2001 at the University of Alicante . Mark: Honours.

Supervisor of the project ID1/2002, IDENTIA Institute , titled Bosc de Diana. Botanical, Ethnobotanical and Ethnoecological Study for the Gardening Project Bosc de Diana in Dénia (Alicante-Spain), subsidised by the Dénia Town Council; length: 1 year.

Supervisor of the project ID2/2003, IDENTIA Institute titled IBI's Essences-Phase I. Ethnobiological and Ethnoecological Study of the Ibi Municipality subsidised by the Ibi Town Council; duration: 1 year.

Co-supervisor of the DEA Thesis (PhD courses Diploma): An Ethnoecological Evaluation of the Perception of the Environment and the Landscape by the Population of Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais, Brasil): A Methodological Approach, by Silverio José Coehlo on 15 October 2003 at the University of Alicante. Qualification: Honours.

Supervisor of the project ID3/2003, IDENTIA Institute titled IBI's Essences-Phase II. Ethnobiological and Ethnoecological Study of the Ibi Municipality subsidised by the Ibi Town Council; length: 1 year.

Supervisor of the project ID4/2004, IDENTIA Institute titled Ethnobiological and Ethnoecological Participative Study of Beneixama ( Alicante : Bases for an Integral Environmental Project subsidised by the CAM Savings Bank; length: 1 year.

Proposta de Microreserva de Flora a l'Alt de Senabre, Beniarrés-Alacant (2004)

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Funded studies

Barber A. & Sala J. (1990). “Distribution and Autoecology of the Rock Plants (phanerophytics) in the Montgó Natural Park ”. Juan Gil-Albert Cultural Institute, Alicante, Spain .

Barber, A., (1992), “Flora, Vegetation and Ethnobotany of the Sant Antoni's Cape Area ”. Institute of Catalonian Studies, Barcelona , Spain .

Barber, A., (1995), “A Contribution to the Knowledge of Botanical Aspects of the Sant Antoni's Cape Area, Spain ”. BANCAIXA Foundation, Valencia, Spain.

Barber, A., (1995). “A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Bioclimatology and the Potential Vegetation of Cyprus ”. Cyprus Forestry College & Forestry Department. Cyprus .

Barber, A. & Guardiola, I. , (1997), “Nights, Fish, and Cliffs. An Ethnographical Study of Cliff Fisheries in the Marina Alta Region”. Juan Gil-Albert Cultural Institute. Government of the Alicante Province.

Conference Participation

Attended the II Congress on Plant Taxonomy . Madrid ( Spain ), 24 to 27 May 1990. Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.

Attended the III Congress on Studies on the Marina Alta Region. 1 to 4 November 1990. La Marina Alta Regional Studies Institute and Joan Gil-Albert Cultural Institute, Government of the Alicante Province.

Attended the I International Congress on Anthropology in Extremadura, held in Olivenza-Badajoz, Spain. 15-19 November 1994. University of Extremadura.

Attended the I International Congress on Contemporary History and new Sources, held in Alicante , Spain. 14-15 December 1995. University of Alicante.

Attended the IV Congress on Plant Taxonomy , held in Barcelona ( Spain ), 29 to 22 September/1996, University of Barcelona and CSIC ( Spain 's Higher Council for Scientific Research).

Attended the VII Latin-American Conference on Botany, held in Mexico D.F., 18 to 24 October 1998. Autonomous Metropolitan University and Autonomous National University of Mexico.

Attended the III Ethnobiology Mexican Congress , taught in Oaxaca city, Oaxaca State, México, 3 to 6 November/1998. ITAO (Agricultural Technological Institute of Oaxaca).

Attended the 42 nd Annual Symposium of the IAVS: Vegetation and Climate. Held in Bilbao ( Spain ), 26 - 30 July 1999, Bilbao (University of the Basque Country).

Attended the International Symposium on Mediterranean Biodiversity: Bases for Management and Conservation , held at the University of Alicante ; 28 February to 1 March 2002; organised by Iberoamerican Centre for Biodiversity (CIBIO) and the Ramón Areces Foundation.

Attended the 5 th SEAE Congress (Spanish Organic Agriculture Association) and the 1 st Iberoamerican Congress on Agroecology. From 16 to 21 September 2002, Gijón, Asturias-Spain.

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Conference Presentations

Oral Presentation: “Distribution and Autoecology of the Rocky Species in the Montgó Natural Park , Spain”, at the III Congress on Studies on the Marina Alta Region, 3 November 1990. Marina Alta Regional Studies Institute and the Joan Gil-Albert Cultural Institute, Government of the Alicante Province.

Oral Presentation: “Vertebrate Fauna of the Montgó Natural Park , Spain”, at the III Congress on Studies on the Marina Alta Region, 3 November 1990. Marina Alta Regional Studies Institute and the Joan Gil-Albert Cultural Institute, Government of the Alicante Province.

Oral Presentation: “Current Status of the Valencian Ethnobotanical Resources” at the I International Congress on Anthropology in Extremadura, held in Olivenza-Badajoz, Spain , Olivenza (Badajoz), Spain, 15-19 November 1994. University of Extremadura.

Poster Presentation: “A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Bioclimate and the Potential Vegetation of the Yucatan Peninsula ” at the VII Latin-American Conference on Botany, held in Mexico F.D., 18 to 24 October 1998. Autonomous Metropolitan University & Autonomous National University of Mexico.

Poster Presentation: “A Second Approach to the Bioclimatology and Potential Vegetation of the Yucatan Península ( Mexico ). 42 nd Annual Symposium of the IAVS: Vegetation and Climate. 26-30 July 1999, Bilbao, Spain .

Poster Presentation: “Some Considerations on the bioclimatology and Potential Vegetation of the Island of Cyprus ( Eastern Mediterranean )”. 42 nd Annual Symposium of the IAVS: Vegetation and Climate. 26-30 July 1999, Bilbao-Spain.

Oral Presentation: "Bioclimatic Classification of  the  Island of  Cyprus " in  First  Workshop  on  Bayesian Bocairent  Spatio-Temporal  Issues  which was held in Bocairent (Spain) 13-14, October 2006.

"Bayesian Modelling in Plant Ecology: an application in the Montgo Natural Park" of authors A. Barber, X. Barber, A. M. Mayoral, J. Morales, at the 8th Valencia Bayesian meeting, held in Benidorm, 1-5 June 5, 2006.

"Bioclimatic Classification of the Island of Cyprus: a prespective Bayessian." Authors A. Barber, X. Barber, A. M. Mayoral & J. Morales In the International Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Modelling (METMA3). Held in Pamplon, 27-29, 2006

Oral Presentation: "Specifying multivariate geostatistical models in bioclimatic mapping" Authors: A. Barber, X. Barber, A. M. Mayoral &  J. Morales.  XI conference in Spanish and Latin American first meeting of biometrics. Held in Salamanca (Spain), 20-21 June, 2007.

"Multivariate Geostatistical model to stablish a bioclimatic classification" of the authors A. Barber, X. Barber, A. M. Mayoral & J. Morales at the Fifth Workshop on Bayesian Inference in Stochastic Processes. Held in Valencia, 14-16 June, 2007.

Oral Presentation: "Spatial Hierarchical Bayesian models for a bioclimatic Classification" Authors: X. Barber, A. López-Quílez, J. Morales & A. Barber in Third Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Bayesian models. Held in Benimaurell (Spain), 16-18 January 2009.

Oral Presentation: "Multivariate  geostatistical  models for the study of  bioclimatic  indexes". Authors: X. Barber, A. Mayoral, J. Morales, A. Lopez-Quilez & A. Barber in the XII Spanish Conference of Biometry. Held in Cadiz (Spain), 23-25 September 2009.

A Linear Model for Conditional Corregionalized bioclimatic Classification, authors X. Barber, J. Morales, A. Lopez-Quilez , A. Mayoral & A. Barbe, in the International Workshop on Statistical Modelling 2010 held in Glasgow, 4-8 July, 2010.

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Grants

Grant awarded by the Joan Gil-Albert Cultural Institute, of the Government of the Province of Alicante for the study titled: “Distribution and Autoecology of the Rock Plants (Fanerophytics) in the Montgó Natural Park”, May 1989.

Grant awarded by Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Government of Cyprus to study and do research on Cyprus vegetation in order to complete the Higher Diploma in Forestry. February-August 1995 at the Cyprus Forestry College.

Grant awarded by Joan Gil-Albert Cultural Institute, of the Government of the Alicante Province for the study titled: "An Ethnographical Study of Cliff Fisheries in the Marina Alta Region”, May 1995.

Grant awarded by the Massanassa Town Council to develop the study titled: "A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Massanassa Ethnobotanical Resources, Spain”, May 1995.

Grant awarded by the University of Alicante to develop the project “Development of conservation activities for the ABH Herbarium of the University of Alicante”. From 1st March to 31st August 1999 .

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AWARDS

Award by the Institute of Catalonian Studies (Spain), in the student awards category, in 1993, with the study titled: “Botanical Features of Sant Antoni's Cape (Flora, Plant Landscape and Ethnobotany)”.

Award by the BANCAIXA Foundation within the Awards Programme Iniciativas sobre el Medio Ambiente (Environmental Initiatives), October 1994, with the study titled: “A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Botanical Aspects of Sant Antoni's Cape , Spain”.

Award by the BANCAIXA Foundation within the Awards Programme Estudios sobre el Agroentorno (Studies on the Agro-Environment), October 1994, with the study titled: “Palm Handicrafts in the Marina Alta Region”.

Award by the Benissa Town Council (Spain) in the “25 d'Abril” Awards, Research Section, Year 1995, with the study titled: “A Contribution to the Flora and Phytogeografical Knowledge of the Littoral of the Marina Alta Region”.

Award by the BANCAIXA Foundation within the Awards Programme Iniciativas sobre el Medio Ambiente (Environmental Initiatives), October 1995, with the study titled: “A Contribution to the Knowledge of Rock Vegetation in the Montgó Natural Park”.

Award by the BANCAIXA Foundation within the Awards Programme Estudios sobre el Agroentorno (Studies on the Agro-Environment ), October 1995, with the study titled: “About Esparto-Grass Culture in the Valencian Territory”.

Best Poster Award for the poster A Conditional Corregionalized Linear Model for Bioclimatic Classification at the International Workshop on Modelling Satatistical 2010, held in Glasgow, 4-8 July 2010.

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PUBLICATIONS

Books

Barber A. (1995). Palm Handicrafts in the Marina Alta Region. BANCAIXA Foundation, Valencia, Spain. ISBN 84-88715-13-7.

Barber A., Guardiola, I. , Rosselló, A., Draper, D. & Gutiérrez, D., (1996). An Introduction to the Botany of the Marina Alta Region, Puig Llorença Cultural Asociation, Benitatxell, Spain . ISBN 84-605-4900-3.

Barber A. & Guardiola, I. , (1996). The “ Palma Blanca” Handicrafts in the South of the Valencian Country, Spain, BANCAIXA Foundation, València, Spain . ISBN 84-88715-55-2.

Barber, A., Cabrera, M.R. & Guardiola, I. , (1997), About the Esparto Grass Culture in the Valencian Territory, Spain, BANCAIXA Foundation, Valencia, Spain. ISBN 84-88715-91-9.

Barber, A., (1998), A Contribution to the Flora and Phytogeografical Knowledge of the Littoral Zone in the Marina Alta Region, Spain, Town Council of Benissa, Spain. National Book Catalogue Number: A-1-1999.

Barber, A. & Guardiola, I. & Almenara, M. (1998), An Ethnographical and Historical Study of Cliff Fisheries in the Marina Alta Region, Spain , Juan Gil-Albert Cultural Institution and Benitatxell Town Council, Spain . ISBN 84-605-8399-6.

Barber, A. & Redero S., Corbí, M., Alba, B. & Molina, D. (2005), An Approximation to the Ethnobiological and Ethnoecological Knowledge of Ibi ( Alicante, Spain ), IDENTIA Institute-Biokhora Project . ISBN: 84-609-6555-4;

Barber, A. (2009). Materiales Didácticos sobre Jardinería Mediterránea. Para programas de formación profesional einserción laboral de adolescentes y/o alumnado con necesidades específicas. Libro Digital formato CD. Ed. CREAMA Xàbia.

Book chapters

Barber A. & Sala J. (1990). “Distribution and Autoecology of the Rock Plants (Phanerophytics) in the Montgó Natural Park ”, Proceedings of the III Congress on the Marina Alta Regional Studies. La Marina Alta Regional Studies Institute, Dénia, Spain.

Barber, A. & Sala, J., (1993). “Distribution and Autoecology of Rock Plants (Phanerophytics) in the Montgó Natural Park ”. Juan Gil-Albert Cultural Institution Summaries, 1993.

Aranda, A., Barber, A., Cano, R., Guillén, J.E., Jiménez, S., Padilla, J., Romero, M.I. & Soriano M.C., (1995). “A Contribution to the Biocoenosis of the “Islote de la Cantera” in the Tabarca Marine Reserve, Spain”, in Ramos A. et al., (1995), [Tabarca Marine Reserve Fieldwork Reports”. 13-24. University of Alicante, Spain .

Barber, A., Pròsper, J. & Guardiola, I., (1996), “Some Notes on the Ethnobotanical Resources of the Massanassa Village” , in AADD, (1995), “Manzil Nasr Studies about the Massanassa Village”, Spain. 75-141. Massanassa Town Council, Spain.

Barber, A. & Guardiola, I. (1996). “Current Status of the Valencian Country Ethnobotanical Resources”, in Vicente, F., Díaz, A.V., Fajardo, Mª.I. & Ruiz, Mª. I. (1996). Identidad y Fronteras Culturales: Antropología y Museística. Proceedings of the II Congress on Spanish Anthropology History. Publish by: Asociación de Psicología de Extremadura. Olivenza-Badajoz.

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Papers in international journals

Rivera D., Obón C., De La Torre A. & Barber A. (1991). “Sideritis Dianica, A New Species of Lamiaceae from Spain ”. Willdenovia 21: 73-73.

Barber A., Tun J. & Crespo M.B. (2000). “A New Approach to the Bioclimatology and Potential Vegetation of the Yucatan Peninsula ( Mexico )”. Phytocenologia 31(1); pp.: 1-31.

Papers in Spanish journals

Sala J. & Barber A. (1990). “Vertebrate Fauna of the Montgó Natural Park”. Proceedings of the III Congress on the Marina Alta Regional Studies. La Marina Alta Regional Studies Institute, Dénia, Spain .

Barber A. & Sala J. (1991). “Current Status of the Botanical Endemic Silene Hifacensis Rouy ex Willk”. Aguaits 5: 55-60.

Barber A., Crespo E. & Reassure B. (1992). “Methodological Considerations for Vegetation Cartography Studies”. Aguaits 7: 27-47.

Barber A. (1995). “An Ethnographical and Ethnobotanical Study of Palm Handicrafts”. La Rella 10: 23-37.

Juan, A., Serra, L., Cristobal, J.C., Barber, A. & Crespo, M.B., (1996), “Some Notes about Plants from the Alicante Province ” . Botanica Complutensis 21: 59-69.

Barber A. (2001), “A Proposal of Taxonomical Classification of Handicrafts Made with Esparto Grass in the Valencian Territory (I)”. Revista Valenciana de Folclore , 2. Alicante .

Barber A. (2001), “A Proposal of Taxonomical Classification of the Handicrafts Made with Esparto Grass in the Valencian Territory (II)”. Revista Valenciana de Folclore , 3. Alicante .

Nueva población de Ononis rentonarensis (Fabaceae) en La Marina Alta (Alicante): implicaciones taxonómicas, fitogeográficas y geobotánicas. Flora Montiberica: Vol. 44; pág. 80-91.

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General-interest papers

Barber, A. (1996). “Grandpa, what is that about tin handicrafts?”. Llíber Holiday Book (Alicante, Sapin).

Barber, A. (1997). “Cliff Fisheries. Fishing Moments”. Xàbia Holiday Book (Alicante, Spain).

Barber, A. (1997). “Do you know about the climate and the vegetation phenomena in the Marina Baixa region?”. Callosa d'en Sarrià Holiday Book (Alicante , Sapin).

Barber, A. (1999). “Ethnobotany here?”. Callosa d'en Sarrià Holiday Book (Alicante, Spain).

Digital galleries

- Digital Herbarium of Beneixama and the Alt Vinalopó Valley (Alcoià Region, Alicante, Spain)

- Herbarium of the Montgó Natural Park (Marina Region, Alicante, Spain)

- Agrobiodiversity of Ibi (Alcoià Region, Alicante, Spain)

- Digital Gallery of the Cliff Fisheries in the Marina Region (Spain)

- The Esparto Grass Culture in the Valencian Territory (Spain)

- Handycrafts of vegetal fibers in the Marina Alta Region (Spain)

- Ethnobotanical notes of the Montgo Natural Park

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