Communications

Invited Seminar:

Aleman J.C. Les savanes tropicales : Influence des pratiques humaines et des changements climatiques. Département de Géographie, Université de Montréal. October 2017.

Aleman J.C. Sustainable management of the Savanna Biome: fire, land-use and climate change. Department of Geosciences, University of Missouri at Kansas City. March 2016.

Aleman J.C. Recording fires in the Tropics using sedimentary charcoal. CoForChange Annual meeting, Montpellier, France. Nov. 2012.

Aleman J.C. and Gond V. The temporal response of Leaf Area of Central African Savannas: roles of precipitation pattern and fire frequency. CIRAD Departmental seminar, Montpellier, France. May 2011.

Contributed conferences and workshops (invited*)

Aleman J.C.* Dynamique des zones de contact forêt-savane dans les Tropiques : une perspective à long-terme. Congrés de l’Association Francophone pour le Savoir, Montréal, Canada. May 2017. 

Aleman J.C.* and Staver A.C. Tropical forest and savanna distribution and patterns of transition on long-time scale. EcoRe3 PAGES workshop (Measuring components of resilience in long-term ecological datasets), Finse, Norway. March 2017.

Aleman J.C.* and Staver A.C. Spatial interactions influence the global distribution of savanna and forest. Annual Conference of the European Society for Tropical Ecology, Brussels, Belgium. February 2017.

Aleman J.C., Henga K., Favier C. and Bremond L. Quantitative reconstructions of vegetation cover from lake sediments: the power of multi-proxy analyses. 10th International Meeting on Phytolith Research, Aix-en-Provence, France. September 2016. 

Aleman J.C., Jarzyna M.A. and Staver A.C. Redefining the historical forest extent in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for grass-dominated biomes conservation. Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation annual meeting, Montpellier, France. June 2016.

Aleman J.C.* Paleoenvironmental reconstructions in Central Africa and human impacts on past fire regimes. ACACIA Workshop: Mapping Human Subsistence in West Africa (1000 BC-AD 1500). Les Rasses, Switzerland. Nov. 2015.

Aleman J.C.* Charcoal data for paleofire reconstruction. “Paleofire: Data-Model Comparisons for the Past Millennium”. Harvard Forest, Massachusetts, USA. September, 2015

Aleman J.C. and Staver A.C. Spatial interactions influence the global distribution of savanna and forest. Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Aug. 2015.

Aleman J.C. Using several charcoal proxies to reconstruct fire history in tropical environment. AAG annual meeting, Tampa, USA. April 2014.

Aleman J.*, Thomet M., Bazile D., Pham J.L. Central role of nodal farmers in seed exchanges for biodiversity dynamics: Example of “curadoras” for the quinoa conservation in Mapuche communities (South Chile). ISDA 2010, Montpellier, France. June 2010.

Aleman J., Thomet M., Bazile D., Pham J.L. Impacto de proyectos de fomento del cultivo de quinua (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) sobre la conservacion de las variedades locales en comunidades mapuches de la region de La Araucania (Chile). Simposio de Recursos Geneticos para America Latina y el Caribe, Temuco, Chile. October 2009.

Aleman J., Thomet M., Bazile D., Pham J.L. Dinamica de los flujos de semillas en la conservacion de las variedades locales de quinua (Chenopodium quinoa willd) en comunidades Mapuche de la region de la Arauncania (Chile). Simposio de Recursos Geneticos para America Latina y el Caribe, Temuco, Chile. October 2009.

Poster communications

Aleman J.C., Bremond L., Favier C., Bentaleb I., Blarquez O., Brossier B., Oslisly R., Gourlet-Fleury S., Carcaillet C. How charcoal morphology records fuel type in tropical area? Climate change, deforestation & the future of African rainforests, Oxford, UK. January 2012.

Aleman J., Favier C., Bremond L., Gond V. Modelisation of Central African savannas’ repartition. Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation annual meeting, Arusha, Tanzania. June 2011.

Aleman J., Favier C., Bremond L., Gond V. Spatial repartition of Central African savannas. Annual Conference of the European Society for Tropical Ecology, Frankfurt, Germany. February 2011.

Press

August 2015, TV interview by the first news channel – Republic of Congo.