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Antonio J Castro

  • PhD in Ecology
  • Profesor Titular de Universidad
  • Universidad de Almeria, SociEcos Lab
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I am an ecologist by training and principal investigator of the SOCIECOS Lab. I am overall interested in exploring the complexity of people-nature relations, with the ultimate of understanding ecological, economic, ethical, and psychological dimensions of human behaviors that directly or indirectly affect conservation. I am currently a Lead Author of the IPBES Global Values Assessment. You can follow me at @antoniojcastro OR visit the SOCIECOS Lab (


People and Nature

Associate Editor

2019 - Present

Journal of Arid Environments

Associate Editor

2018 - Present

Recent publications

  • Missing gaps in the estimation of the carbon gains service from light use efficiency models

    • Martínez A
    • Paruelo J
    • Alcaraz-Segura D
    • et al.
  • Multidimensional approaches in ecosystem services assessment

    • Martínez A
    • García-Llorente M
    • Martín-López B
    • et al.

Professional experience

Profesor Titular de Universidad

Universidad de Almeria, SociEcos Lab

March 2020 - Present

Associate Professor

Universidad de Almeria

November 2019 - March 2020(4 months)

Assistant Professor

Universidad de Almeria

July 2018 - July 2019(a year)

Assistant Professor

Idaho State University

July 2015 - August 2018(3 years)

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Oklahoma Oklahoma Archaeological Survey

November 2012 - June 2015(3 years)



Universidad de Almeria

January 2005 - December 2009(5 years)

Biological Sciences

Universidad de Granada - University of Granada

January 1998 - January 2003(5 years)

Other profiles

Personal website

Co-authors (159)

  • Manuel Pacheco
  • Renata Pereira
  • Edel Sanders
  • Nara Medianeira Stefano
  • Alex Schneider