Ruy José Válka Alves

Biography

Possui graduação em Ciências Biológicas pela Faculdade de Humanidades Pedro II (1988), mestrado em Botanical Institute - Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1990) e doutorado em Geobotany - Botanical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (1993). Atualmente é curador geral do herbário do - Museu Nacional / UFRJ, e Professor Titular da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Tem experiência na área de Botânica, com ênfase em Fitogeografia, atuando principalmente nos seguintes temas: manejo de herbário, campo rupestre e ilha da trindade.

Graduated in Biological Sciences at Faculdade de Humanidades Pedro II, Rio de Janeiro in 1988; MSc in botany at the Botanical Institute - Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1990) PhD em Geobotany - Botanical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (1993); Currently full Professor and herbarium curator at the Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Main work field: botany with emphasis on floristics, phytogeography of campo rupestre and herbarium management.

Books

De Historia Naturali Insulæ Trinitatis MDCC-MMX: Three Centuries of Natural History on Trindade Island, Brazil, With Comments on Conservation
Price: Free! Words: 28,670. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
The Trindade Archipelago, Brazil, is relatively isolated in the South Atlantic. This book compiles over 160 sources of scientific information about Trindade within a chronological sequence spanning three centuries. Current day and historical photographs of local flora and fauna are included, pinpointing remarkable changes in vegetation over the last 100 years. In English and Portuguese (BR).

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