Fernando Casanoves is an expert in biometry, with wide experience in developing ad-hoc analytical techniques for complex ecological and socio-economic data. He is Head of CATIE´s Biometric Unit, and is one of the main authors of the statistical package INFOSTAT
His role in the network
He will collaborate in the functional biodiversity (FB) assessment by analyzing the properties of different FB indices, and identifying the most appropriate for our Project. He will also collaborate in Meta-analyses, and in general with all the statistical analysis. He will build FB-specific modules into INFOSTAT, that will then be made available for the wider scientific community.