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Lova Marline

Country of origin: Madagascar Currently in: South Africa, Cape Town General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
PhD Fellowship Alumna
Academic Background


2009 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Diversity and biogeography of Madagascan bryophytes with an analysis of taxic and functional diversity along an elevational gradient in Marojejy National Park

Research Keywords: 
tropical bryology
biodiversity conservation
plant evolution

Publications resulting from Research: 

-Ah-Peng C, Flores O, Wilding N, Bardat J, Marline L, Hedderson T and Strasberg D. 2014. Diversity and functional richness of subalpine bryophyte communities in an oceanic island (La Reunion). Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 46 (4): 1b 11
-Marline L., Andriamiarison L. R., Bardat J., Chuah-Petiot M., Hedderson T., Strasberg D., Wilding N. and Ah-Peng C. 2012. Check list of the bryophytes of Madagascar. Cryptogamie Bryologie 33 (3): 199-255

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study

Prizes, Grants and Awards

TWAS Awards

Apr 2012
Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa

Other Awards

Nov 2014
Green talent 2014
Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development: award from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2011

PHD Graduation 2018

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