Team

The people at AZTI are our main asset to achieve the goals that we have set. AZTI is committed to the people in the organisation and in the growth of its human team, which is a reflection of its strength. In 2005 AZTI had an average staff of 160 people, in 2016 it has grown to 234 staff members.

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Paula Álvarez Principal Researcher AZTI - Marine Ecosystems FunctioningMarine Ecosystems Functioning, Climate Change, Ecosystem Approach to Management, Tel: +34 667 174 432 Direction:Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z/g Pasaia Gipuzkoa 20110 Spain Latitude: 43.32547Longitude: -1.93014

Ph D in Biology in 1995 by the University of Basque Country. Incorporated at AZTI in 1996 and post-doc position in the Martin Ryan Institute (Galway, Ireland) in 1998 thanks to a Marie Curie Grant. She re-joined AZTI in 1999 working on fish larval ecology and Recruitment, in one hand, and direct assessment of mackerel and horse mackerel biomass applying Egg production methods in other hand. She participated in several international projects (FAIR, AIR, FP6) and lead national project. She has lead oceanographic surveys for more than 16 years. She chaired ICES WKMEGS from 2006-2008 being member since 1999. She is supervisor of many PHD and Master Students and author/co-author of 30 publications in international peer-reviewed journal.