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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Profesor Honorario
Institution
Universidad de Oviedo, Facultade Geología (
Universidad de Oviedo, Departamento de Geologia, OVIEDO, SPAIN Oviedo 33005
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Universidad de Oviedo, Facultade Geología Universidad de Oviedo, Departamento de Geologia, OVIEDO, SPAIN
Oviedo
33005
Spain
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Revised Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology http://ipa.geo.ku.edu:591/PIDC/treatise/pdf/H(R)4.pdf Brachiopoda for the -Fauna Iberica Project http://www.fauna-iberica.mncn.csic.es/faunaib/brachiopoda/ -Estudio Integrado de la Biodiversidad del mar de Bellingshausen y Peninsula Antartica -DIVA: Biodiversidad y distribucion batimetrica en el NW de las costas de Galicia y Golfo de Vizcaya

Emig C.C., Bitner M.A., Alvarez F. (2013). Phylum Brachiopoda. Zootaxa 3703(1):75-78.

Emig C.C., Bitner M.A., Alvarez F. (2015). Scientific death-knell of databases? Errors induced by database manipulations and its consequences. Carnets Geology, Madrid, vol. 15, nº 16, 231-238.

Emig C.C., Bitner M.A., Alvarez F. (2016). Brachiopoda Database (version Feb 2016). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 27th June 2016 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.

Alvarez F., (2016, in press)  Recent brachiopods in the D.-P. Oehlert collection. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences nautrelles de l’Ouest de la France, hors-série.

Working languages English, Spanish
Skills/Expertise Brachiopoda, shell morphology, structure and growth, functional morphology, phylogeny, diversity dynamics, ecology.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Fernando ALVAREZ)

HARPER, D. A. T., ALVAREZ, F., BOUCOT, A. J., WILLIAMS, A., WRIGHT, A. D. y SCHEMM-GREGORY, M. (2010) Tropidoleptus (Brachiopoda): New order for an unusual Devonian taxon. Abstracts with Program: Geological Society of Australia, Abstracts No. 95; p. 49; 6th International Brachiopod Congress, Melbourne, Australia, February 2010. Editors: Guang R. Shi, Ian G. Percival, Roger R. Pierson & Elizabeth A. Weldon ALVAREZ, F.,& CURRY, G. B. 2010 (EDITORS). Evolution and development of brachiopod shell’. Special Papers in Palaeontology, 84, 333 pp
ALVAREZ, F., & CURRY, G. B. 2010. Foreword and an appreciation of Howard Brunton. 5-12, En Evolution and development of brachiopod shell Special Papers in Palaeontology, 84, 333 pp ALVAREZ, F., CURRY, G. B., BRIME, C. & ANADON, N. 2010.Variation in the shell morphology of Compsothyris (Brachiopoda, Recent): an example of the problems associated with the compilation of data matrices for phylogenetic analysis and the preparation of electronic databases. 13-39, in Evolution and development of brachiopod shell Special Papers in Palaeontology, 84, 333 pp HARPER, D. A. T., ALVAREZ, F., BOUCOT, A. J., WILLIAMS, A., WRIGHT, A. D. and SCHEMM-GREGORY, M. 2010. Tropidoleptida (Brachiopoda): Devonian hopeful monsters or misplaced orphans. 119-136, In Evolution and development of brachiopod shell Special Papers in Palaeontology, 84, 333 pp NIEMEYER, H., ALVAREZ, F., BOUCOT, A. J. & BRUNA, M. 2010.The Silurian from Cordón de Lila, Salar de Atacama; Antofagasta Region, Chile. 287-307, En Evolution and development of brachiopod shell Special Papers in Palaeontology, 84, 333 pp
ALVAREZ, F. & MARTÍNEZ CHACÓN M.L. 2009. Capítulo: BRAQUIÓPODOS. 377-418. En Martínez Chacón M.L. y Rivas, P. (eds.) Paleontología de Invertebrados. Sociedad Española de Paleontología. ÁLVAREZ, F., & MODZALEVSKAYA, T. L, 2010. Early Palaeozoic diversification of European “smooth” athyrididines and their affinities. Abstracts with Program: Geological Society of Australia, Abstracts No. 95; p. 4; 6th International Brachiopod Congress, Melbourne, Australia, February 2010. Editors: Guang R. Shi, Ian G. Percival, Roger R. Pierson & Elizabeth A. Weldon
ALVAREZ, F., BRUNTON, C.H.C. & LONG S. L. (2008) Megathyrididae loop: a simple complication. In: Brachiopods: Ancient and Modern. Fossils and Strata, 54, 289–297. ALVAREZ, F., BRUNTON, C.H.C. & LONG S. L. (2008) Loop ultrastructure and development in Recent Megathiridoidea, with description of a new genus, Joania (type species Terebratula cordata Risso, 1826). In: Alwyn Williams Memorial Volume - Brachiopod Research into the Third Millenniu. Earth & Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 98, 391-403, 2008 (for 2007).
Álvarez, F. (2007) Athyridida suprafamilial classification. xxxvii. In Williams, A., Carson, S.J. & Brunton C.H.C. Outline of suprafamilial classification and authorship. ix-x. SELDEN, P. (ed.). Treatise on invertebrate paleontology. Part H. Brachiopoda (Revised) 6. Geological Society of America, Boulder, and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, i-L, 2321-3226. Álvarez, F. (2007) Athyridida. 2742-2771. In SELDEN, P. A. (ed.). Treatise on invertebrate paleontology, Part H, Brachiopoda. 6 (revised). Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, KS, 905 pp. [i-L, 2321-3226].
Álvarez, F. (2006) Forty years since Boucot, Johnson and Staton's seminal paper On some atrypoid, retzioid, and athyridoid Brachiopoda. Palaeoworld, 15, 135-149.
R. van Geldern, M.M. Joachimski, J. Day, U. Jansen, F. Álvarez, E.A. Yolkin, & X.-P. Ma. (2006) Carbon, oxygen and strontium isotope records of Devonian brachiopod shell calcite. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 240, 47-67.
Álvarez, F. and Brunton. C.H.C. [2005] On the name-bearing type of Athyris concentrica (von Buch, 1834). Lethaia, 38, 86-87. Álvarez, F. and Emig C.C. [2005] Brachiopoda. En: Lophophorata: Phoronida, Brachiopoda. Álvarez, F., Emig, C.C., Roldán, C. y viéitez, J.M., Fauna Ibérica, vol. 27. RAMOS, M.A. et al. (Eds.) Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC. Madrid. 278 pp. Álvarez, F., C.H.C. Brunton and Long, S.L. [2005] Megathyrididae loop: a simple complication. In: A.T. Harper, S.L. Long & M. McCorry (eds.), The 5th International Brachiopod Congress, Abstracts. Copenhagen, 33. Álvarez, F., S.L. Long, C.H.C. Brunton and Trigo J. E [2005] Secondary shell layer of Novocrania, its fabric and canal system. In: A.T. Harper, S.L. Long & M. McCorry (eds.), The 5th International Brachiopod Congress, Abstracts. Copenhagen, 33. Álvarez, F., Martínez, A., Núñez, L. and Núñez, J. [2005] Sobre la presencia en Canarias de varias especies de braquiópodos (Brachiopoda: Rhynchonellata) en cuevas y cornisas submarinas. Vieraea, 33, 261-279.
Alvarez, F. and Brime, C. [2.000] Type specimens of athyridid brachiopods from the James Hall Collection. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, new series. Number 12, 1-15. Alvarez, F. y Brunton, C.H.C. [2.000] A review of two de Koninck retzioid brachiopod species, and description of a new genus from the Carboniferous of Europe, Palaeontology, 43, 817-832 Geldern, R. van, Joachimski, M.M., Day, J., Álvarez, F., Jansen, U. y Yolkin, E. A. [2001] Secular changes in the stable isotopic composition of Devonian brachiopods, 3532.pdf. En: The Eleventh Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, May 20-24, 2001. Hot Springs, Virginia, USA. Technical session: Secular Variations in the Stable Isotope Composition of Organic Matter and Carbonates. Alvarez, F. and Brunton, C.H.C. [2001] Chapter 12: Fundamental differences in external spine growth in brachiopods, pp108-118, En: C.H.C, Brunton, L. R., Cocks, and Long, S. L. (Eds). Brachiopods past and present (Taylor and Francis, London), The Systematics Association Special Volume Series 63, i-xii, 1-441. Alvarez, F.and Modzalevskaya, T. L. [2001] Chapter 22: Trends in athyridide diversity dynamics, pp. 212-223, En: C.H.C, Brunton, L. R., Cocks, and Long, S. L. (Eds). Brachiopods past and present (Taylor and Francis, London), The Systematics Association Special Volume Series 63, i-xii, 1-441. Alvarez, F. 2001. Athyridid diversity dynamics in the Prague Basin as shown by studies by Vladimír Havlícek. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. Havlícek Volume, Fryda, J., Blodgett, R.B., and Michal Mergl (eds). 46(3-4), 105-108. Alvarez, F. and Rong Jia-yu [2002] Order Athyridida. 1475-1601. En KAESLER, R. (ed.). Treatise on invertebrate paleontology. Part H. Brachiopoda (Revised) 4. Geological Society of America, Boulder, and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, 753 pp. Alvarez, F. and Copper, P. [2002] Uncertain (Dayioidea, Anoplothecoidea & Uncitoidea). 1604-1614. En KAESLER, R. (ed.). Treatise on invertebrate paleontology. Part H. Brachiopoda (Revised) 4. Geological Society of America, Boulder, and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, 753 pp. Álvarez, F. [2003] Convergence in the evolution of Palaeozoic and Mesozoic brachiopods. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 33, 189-211. Álvarez, F., Núñez Fraga, J. and Docoito Díaz J.R. [2003] Phylum Brachiopoda, p. 106. En: MORO, L., J.L. MARTÍN, M.J. GARRIDO e I. IZQUIERDO (eds.). Lista de especies marinas de Canarias (algas, hongos, plantas y animales) 2003. Consejería de Política Territorial y Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Canarias, 250 pp. Harper, D.A.T., Álvarez, F., Boucot A.J., Gourvennec R., Williams A. and Wright A.D. [2003] The genealogy of the aberrant Devonian brachiopod Tropidoleptus: resolving morphological and ultrastructural data. The Palaeontology Newsletter, 54: 137. (www.palass.org). [Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association, Department of Geology, University of Leicester. Abstract of oral presentation.] Rong Jia-yu., Álvarez, F., Modzalevskaya, T.L. and Zhang Yan [2004] Revision of the Athyrisininae, Siluro-Devonian brachiopods from China and Russia. Palaeontology, 47, 811-857.
ALVAREZ, F. & BRUNTON, C.H.C. 2008. On the reliability of reconstructing and comparing brachiopod interiors and their morphological variations based solely on serial sections. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 120(1), 58-74. ALVAREZ, F., BRUNTON, C.H.C. & CARLSON, S. J. (2008) Orientations of the valves when presenting serial sections of post-Palaeozoic brachiopods: tradition and utility versus the revised Treatise: a reply to Motchurova-Dekova, Radulovic and Bitner Lethaia , 41, 497-498.


Created: 2005-12-19 Last Updated: 2016-07-04 by Fernando ALVAREZ