Dr Jose Ferrer
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Jose Ferrer

Science
School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Researcher in spatial ecology and biodiversity informatics with studies and research experience in Germany, Venezuela and South Africa. I have lead and conducted research focused on animal and plant species distribution patterns, and risk assessments for species and ecosystems. I have designed, implemented and managed databases of biological data and integrated this data into workflows for reporting and analysis. Have a growing publication record and make regular digital contributions to data repositories, knowledge portals, blogs and social media in order to maximize the impact of my research.

Phone
+61 2 9065 3808
  • Books | 2020
    Keith D; Ferrer J; Nicholson E; Kingsford R, 2020, IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology 2.0 : descriptive profiles for biomes and ecosystem functional groups, IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.CH.2020.13.en
  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Stachowicz I; Ferrer-Paris JR; Sánchez-Mercado A; Ferrer J, 2021, 'La agricultura migratoria y la cacería de mamíferos y aves en la Gran Sabana, Venezuela', in Lasso CA; Morales-Betancourt MA (ed.), IX. La caza y pesca de subsistencia en el norte de Suramérica. Parte I: Colombia, Venezuela y Guyana, Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogotá, D. C., Colombia, pp. 335 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.21068/A2022FSNIX.13
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Ferrer J; Lozano C; Cardozo-Urdaneta A, 2022, 'Evaluando la novedad de un nuevo registro de Oxysternon ebeninum (Nevison, 1890) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) en Venezuela', Revista Chilena de Entomología, vol. 48, pp. 231 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.35249/rche.48.2.22.05
    Journal articles | 2022
    Keith DA; Ferrer-Paris JR; Nicholson E; Bishop MJ; Polidoro BA; Ramirez-Llodra E; Tozer MG; Nel JL; Mac Nally R; Gregr EJ; Watermeyer KE; Essl F; Faber-Langendoen D; Franklin J; Lehmann CER; Etter A; Roux DJ; Stark JS; Rowland JA; Brummitt NA; Fernandez-Arcaya UC; Suthers IM; Wiser SK; Donohue I; Jackson LJ; Pennington RT; Iliffe TM; Gerovasileiou V; Giller P; Robson BJ; Pettorelli N; Andrade A; Lindgaard A; Tahvanainen T; Terauds A; Chadwick MA; Murray NJ; Moat J; Pliscoff P; Zager I; Kingsford RT, 2022, 'A function-based typology for Earth’s ecosystems', Nature, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41586-022-05318-4
    Journal articles | 2021
    Eberhard JR; Zager I; Ferrer-Paris JR; Rodriguez-Clark K, 2021, 'Contact calls of island Brown-throated Parakeets exhibit both character and variance shifts compared to calls of their mainland relatives', ORNITHOLOGY, vol. 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ornithology/ukab076
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ferrer-Paris JR; Sánchez-Mercado A, 2021, 'Contributions of distribution modelling to the ecological study of psittaciformes', Diversity, vol. 13, pp. 611 - 611, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/d13120611
    Journal articles | 2021
    Stachowicz I; Ferrer-Paris JR; Sanchez-Mercado A, 2021, 'Shifting cultivation and hunting across the savanna-forest mosaic in the Gran Sabana, Venezuela: Facing changes', PeerJ, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.11612
    Journal articles | 2021
    Sánchez-Mercado A; Ferrer-Paris JR; Rodríguez JP; Tella JL, 2021, 'A literature synthesis of actions to tackle illegal parrot trade', Diversity, vol. 13, pp. 191 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/d13050191
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ferrer-Paris JR; Sánchez-Mercado ADA, 2020, 'Making inferences about non-detection observations to improve occurrence predictions in Venezuelan Psittacidae', Bird Conservation International, vol. 30, pp. 406 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959270919000522
    Journal articles | 2020
    Murray NJ; Keith DA; Duncan A; Tizard R; Ferrer-Paris JR; Worthington TA; Armstrong K; Nyan Hlaing ; Win Thuya Htut ; Aung Htat Oo ; Kyaw Zay Ya ; Grantham H, 2020, 'Myanmar's terrestrial ecosystems: Status, threats and conservation opportunities', Biological Conservation, vol. 252, pp. 108834 - 108834, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108834
    Journal articles | 2020
    Rowland JA; Bland LM; Keith DA; Juffe-Bignoli D; Burgman MA; Etter A; Ferrer-Paris JR; Miller RM; Skowno AL; Nicholson E, 2020, 'Ecosystem indices to support global biodiversity conservation', Conservation Letters, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12680
    Journal articles | 2020
    Stachowicz I; Ferrer J; Quiroga-Carmona M; Moran L; Lozano C, 2020, 'Baseline for monitoring and habitat use of medium to large non-volant mammals in Gran Sabana, Venezuela', Therya, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.12933/therya-20-891
    Journal articles | 2019
    Bland LM; Nicholson E; Miller RM; Andrade A; Carré A; Etter A; Ferrer-Paris JR; Herrera B; Kontula T; Lindgaard A; Pliscoff P; Skowno A; Valderrábano M; Zager I; Keith DA, 2019, 'Impacts of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems on conservation policy and practice', Conservation Letters, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12666
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ferrer-Paris JR, 2019, 'Review of "Research priorities for maintaining biodiversity’s contributions to people in Latin America"', , http://dx.doi.org/10.14293/s2199-1006.1.sor-earth.a0rfbp.v1.rbzjhh
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ferrer-Paris JR; Zager I; Keith DA; Oliveira-Miranda MA; Rodríguez JP; Josse C; González-Gil M; Miller RM; Zambrana-Torrelio C; Barrow E, 2019, 'An ecosystem risk assessment of temperate and tropical forests of the Americas with an outlook on future conservation strategies', Conservation Letters, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/conl.12623
    Journal articles | 2018
    Bland L; Nicholson E; Miller R; Andrade A; Etter A; Ferrer-Paris JR; Kontula T; Lindgaard A; Pliscoff P; Skowno A; Zager I; Keith D, 2018, 'Impacts of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems on Conservation Policy and Practice', , http://dx.doi.org/10.20944/preprints201812.0097.v1
    Journal articles | 2018
    HERRERA I; FERRER-PARIS JR; BENZO D; FLORES S; GARCÍA B; NASSAR JM, 2018, 'An Invasive Succulent Plant (Kalanchoe daigremontiana) Influences Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Mineralization in a Neotropical Semiarid Zone', Pedosphere, vol. 28, pp. 632 - 643, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1002-0160(18)60029-3
    Journal articles | 2018
    Morán L; García L; Ferrebuz JD; Sánchez R; Mercado AS; Porta A; Paris JRF, 2018, 'Interannual and daily activity patterns of mid-sized mammals in maracaibo lake basin, Venezuela', Therya, vol. 9, pp. 227 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.12933/therya-18-616
    Journal articles | 2018
    Sánchez-Mercado A; Rodríguez-Clark KM; Miranda J; Ferrer-Paris JR; Coyle B; Toro S; Cardozo-Urdaneta A; Braun MJ, 2018, 'How to deal with ground truthing affected by human-induced habitat change?: Identifying high-quality habitats for the Critically Endangered Red Siskin', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 8, pp. 841 - 851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3628
    Journal articles | 2017
    Jędrzejewski W; Boede EO; Abarca M; Sánchez-Mercado A; Ferrer-Paris JR; Lampo M; Velásquez G; Carreño R; Viloria ÁL; Hoogesteijn R; Robinson HS; Stachowicz I; Cerda H; Weisz MDM; Barros TR; Rivas GA; Borges G; Molinari J; Lew D; Takiff H; Schmidt K, 2017, 'Predicting carnivore distribution and extirpation rate based on human impacts and productivity factors; assessment of the state of jaguar (Panthera onca) in Venezuela', Biological Conservation, vol. 206, pp. 132 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.09.027
    Journal articles | 2017
    Kelly TR; Karesh WB; Johnson CK; Gilardi KVK; Anthony SJ; Goldstein T; Olson SH; Machalaba C; Mazet JAK; Aguirre A; Aguirre L; Akongo MJ; Robles EA; Ambu L; Antonjaya U; Aguilar GA; Barcena L; Barradas R; Bogich T; Bounga G; Brownstein J; Buchy P; Bunn D; Byaruba D; Cameron K; Carroll D; Cavero N; Cespedes M; Che X; Chea S; Chiu C; Chmura A; Chor K; Clements A; Cranfield M; Acevedo LD; Daszak P; Campos ACA; De La Puente M; de Lamballerie X; de Paula C; Delwart E; Le Doux JD; Doyle-Capitman C; Duengkae P; Durigon E; Epstein JH; Fair J; Ferrer-Paris JR; Fine A; Formenty P; Galarza I; Garcia J; Gilbert M; Gillis A; Goossens B; Grard G; Greatorex Z; Greig D; Hagan E; Harris L; He Q; Hemachudha T; Hitchens P; Ho M; Hosseini P; Hughes T; In S; Iñíguez V; Iskandriati D; Islam A; Iyanya J; Jain K; Joly D; Jones K; Joyner P; Kaba S; Kambale E; Karmacharya D; Kataregga A; Kazwala R; Ke C; Khammavong K; Kilpatrick AM; LeBreton M; Lee H; Lee MH; Lee J; LeRoy E; Levinson J; Levy M; Liang E; Liang N; Limachi R; Lipkin WI; Loh E; Lowenstine LJ; Mollericona JL; Lushima S; Ma W, 2017, 'One Health proof of concept: Bringing a transdisciplinary approach to surveillance for zoonotic viruses at the human-wild animal interface', Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 137, pp. 112 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.11.023
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ferrer-Paris JR; Lozano C; Cardozo-Urdaneta A; Thomas Cabianca A, 2016, 'Indicative response of Oxysternon festivum Linné (Coleoptera: Scarabaidae) to vegetation condition in the basin of the Orinoco river, Venezuela', Journal of Insect Conservation, vol. 20, pp. 527 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10841-016-9886-6
    Journal articles | 2016
    Herrera I; Ferrer-Paris JR; Hernández-Rosas JI; Nassar JM, 2016, 'Impact of two invasive succulents on native-seedling recruitment in Neotropical arid environments', Journal of Arid Environments, vol. 132, pp. 15 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2016.04.007
    Journal articles | 2016
    Rojas H; Sanchez D; Lew D; Ferrer-Paris JR; Paul Rodriguez J; Celsa Senaris J; Velasquez G; Rodriguez-Olarte D; Diaz C, 2016, 'Design and testing of a replicable, scalable capacity-building model for species conservation', ORYX, vol. 50, pp. 579 - 580, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605316000843
    Journal articles | 2014
    Ferrer-Paris JR; Sánchez-Mercado A; Rodríguez-Clark KM; Rodríguez JP; Rodríguez GA, 2014, 'Using limited data to detect changes in species distributions: Insights from Amazon parrots in Venezuela', Biological Conservation, vol. 173, pp. 133 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.07.032
    Journal articles | 2014
    Schwind JS; Wolking DJ; Brownstein JS; Predict C; Mazet JAK; Smith WA; Aguirre A; Aguirre L; Akongo MJ; Robles EA; Ambu L; Anthony S; Antonjaya U; Aguilar GA; Barcena L; Barradas R; Bogich T; Bounga G; Buchy P; Bunn D; Byaruba D; Cameron K; Carroll D; Cavero N; Cespedes M; Che X; Chea S; Chiu C; Chmura A; Chor K; Clements A; Cranfield M; Acevedo LD; Daszak P; Campos ACA; De La Puente M; de Lamballerie X; de Paula C; Delwart E; Le Doux JD; Doyle-Capitman C; Duengkae P; Durigon E; Epstein JH; Fair J; Ferrer-Paris JR; Fine A; Formenty P; Galarza I; Garcia J; Gilardi K; Gilbert M; Gillis A; Goldstein T; Goossens B; Grard G; Greatorex Z; Greig D; Hagan E; Harris L; He Q; Hemachudha T; Hitchens P; Ho M; Hosseini P; Hughes T; In S; Iñíguez V; Iskandriati D; Islam A; Iyanya J; Jain K; Johnson C; Joly D; Jones K; Joyner P; Kaba S; Kambale E; Karesh W; Karmacharya D; Kataregga A; Kazwala R; Ke C; Kelly T; Khammavong K; Kilpatrick AM; LeBreton M; Lee H; Lee MH; Lee J; LeRoy E; Levinson J; Levy M; Liang E; Liang N; Limachi R; Lipkin WI; Loh E; Lowenstine LJ; Mollericona JL, 2014, 'Evaluation of local media surveillance for improved disease recognition and monitoring in global hotspot regions', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110236
    Journal articles | 2014
    Sánchez-Mercado A; Ferrer-Paris JR; García-Rangel S; Yerena E; Robertson BA; Rodríguez-Clark KM, 2014, 'Combining threat and occurrence models to predict potential ecological traps for Andean bears in the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela', Animal Conservation, vol. 17, pp. 388 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acv.12106
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ferrer Paris JR; Sánchez Mercado A; Rodríguez JP, 2013, 'Optimización del muestreo de invertebrados tropicales: Un ejemplo con escarabajos coprófagos (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae) en Venezuela', Revista de Biología Tropical, vol. 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.15517/rbt.v61i1.10941
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ferrer-Paris JR; Rodríguez JP; Good TC; Sánchez-Mercado AY; Rodríguez-Clark KM; Rodríguez GA; Solís A, 2013, 'Systematic, large-scale national biodiversity surveys: NeoMaps as a model for tropical regions', Diversity and Distributions, vol. 19, pp. 215 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12012
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ferrer-Paris JR; Sánchez-Mercado A; Viloria AL; Donaldson J, 2013, 'Congruence and Diversity of Butterfly-Host Plant Associations at Higher Taxonomic Levels', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0063570
    Journal articles | 2013
    Rafael Ferrer-Paris J; Sánchez-Mercado A; Paul Rodríguez J, 2013, 'Sampling optimization for tropical invertebrates: An example using dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae) in Venezuela', Revista de Biologia Tropical, vol. 61, pp. 89 - 110, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000320738600007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Rodríguez GA; Rodríguez JP; Ferrer-Paris JR; Snchez-Mercado A, 2012, 'A nation-wide standardized bird survey scheme for venezuela', Wilson Journal of Ornithology, vol. 124, pp. 230 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1676/11-057.1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Rodríguez JP; Rodríguez-Clark KM; Keith DA; Barrow EG; Benson J; Nicholson E; Wit P, 2012, 'IUCN Red List of Ecosystems', Sapiens, vol. 5, pp. 60 - 70
    Journal articles | 2010
    Rodríguez JP; Ferrer-París JR; Mavárez J; Rodríguez-Clark KM; Sánchez-Merc Ado AY, 2010, 'More and better scientific information for 2010: International year of biodiversity', Interciencia, vol. 35, pp. 161
    Journal articles | 2010
    Sánchez-Mercado AY; Ferrer-Paris JR, 2010, 'Mapping Species Distributions: Spatial Inference and Prediction by Janet Franklin (2009), xviii + 320 pp., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521876353 (hbk), GBP 70.00; 9780521700023 (pbk), GBP 35.00.', Oryx, vol. 44, pp. 615 - 615, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0030605310001201
    Journal articles | 2008
    Sánchez-Mercado A; Ferrer-Paris JR; Yerena E; García-Rangel S; Rodríguez-Clark KM, 2008, 'Factors affecting poaching risk to Vulnerable Andean bears Tremarctos ornatus in the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela: Space, parks and people', ORYX, vol. 42, pp. 437 - 447, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605308006996
    Journal articles | 2003
    Viloria AL; Pyrcz TW; Wojtusiak J; Ferrer-Paris JR; Beccaloni GW; Sattler K; Lees DC, 2003, 'A brachypterous butterfly?', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2003.0015
  • Preprints | 2022
    Keith DA; Benson DH; Baird IRC; Watts L; Simpson CC; Krogh M; Gorissen S; Ferrer-Paris JR; Mason TJ, 2022, Interactions between anthropogenic stressors and recurring perturbations mediate ecosystem resilience or collapse, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2022.03.27.485937
    Other | 2020
    Murray N; Keith D; Duncan A; Tizard R; Ferrer-Paris J; Worthington T; Armstrong K; Hlaing N; Htut WT; Oo AH; Ya KZ; Grantham H, 2020, Myanmar’s terrestrial ecosystems: status, threats and conservation opportunities, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.18.256750
    Other | 2019
    Ferrer-Paris JR, 2019, Taxonomic intelligence, ScienceOpen, http://dx.doi.org/10.14293/s2199-1006.1.sor-life.cljus9h.v1