Dr. Francisca Massardo | Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program

Dr. Francisca Massardo

University of Magallanes (UMAG)/Puerto Williams Center, Director, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB)
Expertise: 
Ethnobotany and Plant Physiology

Dr. Massardo is an ethnobotanist and plant physiologist. Her research includes ethnobotany, nectar production and the reproductive biology of Magellanic flora. She was involved in the creation of the Omora Ethnobotanical Park in Navarino Island and the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve. She is a founding member of the UNT-Chile Field Station and is currently a Professor at Universidad de Magallanes, Chile.